Friday, 1st August 2014
Entertainment
  • "Gravity" director Cuaron says Oscar talks premature
    18th October 2013
    Mexican filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron said Wednesday he was surprised by the success of his space thriller Gravity and insisted that it was too soon to think about the Oscars. The film, starring Sandra Bullock (Dr Ryan Stone) ...
  • Madonna banned from theaters after reported texting incident - (d)
    16th October 2013
    A Texas-based theater chain has banned Madonna over the weekend after the pop star was reported rudely texting during a movie premiere. Last week, the New York Post`s Page Six reported that Madonna kept texting during the ...
  • Minister told of love for Thatcher in newly released letter
    7th October 2013
    One of Margaret Thatcher`s ministers gushed over her "good looks, charm and bearing" in a resignation note released on Monday that reads almost like a love letter to the former British prime minister. John Nott wrote the ...
  • Halle Berry welcomes new son
    7th October 2013
    Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry has given birth to a son, her spokeswoman said Sunday. It is her second child and her first with French actor Olivier Martinez. "Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez welcomed their son ...
  • Indonesia angklung held in Christchurch, New Zealand
    30th September 2013
    An Indonesian puppet show and "angklung" (Indonesian bamboo music instrument) ensemble staged a 30-minute performance for a community in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Saturday. Lead by Djoko Sulilo, a lecturer at the Otago ...
  • Hollywood to bring iconic US-Sovyet chess standoff to silver screen
    27th September 2013
    A movie dramatizing the iconic 1972 showdown between US chess prodigy Bobby Fischer and Soviet grandmaster Boris Spassky will start filming next month, according to The Hollywood Reporter. "Spider-Man" actor Tobey Maguire, ...
  • Woody Allen to be honored with Golden Globes` Lifetime Award
    16th September 2013
    The Academy Award-winning American filmmaker Woody Allen will receive the Golden Globes` Cecil B. DeMille Award, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) announced. The prolific writer-actor-director will be conferred ...
  • President attends inauguration of Komodo National Park
    13th September 2013
    President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono attended the inauguration on Friday of the Komodo National Park (TNK) as one of World`s Seven Wonders on the Komodo island, East Nusatengggara. The inauguration ceremony was also attended ...
  • Artist Liu Bolin hides in plain sight at Beijing Theatre
    13th September 2013
    Liu Bolin, the Chinese artist known as "the invisible man" for using painted-on camouflage to blend into the backdrops of his photographs, has done it again by making himself and 22 others "disappear" into the red seats of a ...
  • Young musicians from around world perform in peace orchestra
    11th September 2013
    Some 134 young musicians from 50 countries performed together as the World Peace Orchestra for the first time Tuesday in New York City. The orchestra was organized by the World Peace Orchestra Foundation, a nonprofit ...