London’s Notting Hill Carnival shimmies under downpour

Colourfully-dressed revelers partied under umbrellas and raincoats on Monday as the grand finale of London’s Notting Hill Carnival was hit with stormy downpours of...

Scream director Wes Craven dies

Director Wes Craven has died aged 76. The legendary ‘Nightmare on Elm Street’ and ‘Scream’ filmmaker passed away at his home in Los Angeles...

Another MTV VMAs, another controversial Miley Cyrus

Justin Bieber cried, Taylor Swift won most of the awards and Kanye West ranted onstage, but Miley Cyrus still owned the 2015 MTV Video...

‘No Escape’ is taut but deeply troubled

Not since Saigon in the 1970s has an American operation in Southeast Asia been as ill-conceived as “No Escape,” a taut, well-made and entirely...

Mamma Mia! Piano played on ABBA’s hits up for auction

A grand piano that featured on many of ABBA’s biggest hits is going up for auction in London. Sotheby’s is offering the instrument, owned...

Method to madness of MTV Video Music Awards

There really is a method to the madness that is the MTV Video Music Awards. "I like to say, 'Let's put the crazy in...

Organic options to fix raccoon eyes

We all try to survive through our crazy schedules; sometimes 24 hours a day are just not enough to get everything you want done....

Aliwaxima, Tehran’s shoe-shine man in a red stiletto

A giant, racy-red motorized stiletto is not what you expect to see cruising down the avenues of Iran’s capital but it certainly attracts attention,...

Hayek drinks bone broth for youthful skin

Salma Hayek credits bone broth for her youthful appearance. The 48-year-old actress, who previously admitted she isn’t a fan of cosmetic surgery and Botox,...

Annual tomato battle paints streets of Spanish town red

Thousands of half-naked revelers pelted each other with tomatoes yesterday in the town of Bunol in eastern Spain, bathing the streets with red goo...

French sci-fi film may be made abroad because of US-UK stars

“Valerian”, an upcoming big-budget French sci-fi movie, may have to be filmed outside of France because it will star American and British actors, its...

Iranian epic ‘Muhammad’ aims to change Islam’s image

The award-winning director of Iran’s most expensive ever film, “Muhammad”, says he hopes it will improve Islam’s “violent image”, but the religious epic risks...

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