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Entertainment

Bieber tops MTV awards – Beyonce snubbed

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, Nov 7, (Agencies): Pop superstar Justin Bieber pipped Lady Gaga at the MTV Europe Music awards Sunday, snapping up the lion’s share as …

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Hanks, Portman bag yr’s first honors – Awards-season campaigning underway at HFAs

LOS ANGELES, Nov 7, (Agencies): Tom Hanks and Natalie Portman took top acting honors on Sunday at the Hollywood Film Awards (HFAs), billed as the …

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Good intentions spark ‘Doctor Strange’ controversy – Rich tapestry of mind-bending visuals

Director Scott Derrickson knew he had a problem on his hands before the internet did. Two, actually. “Doctor Strange”, now in theaters, contained in its …

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‘Bloom of Yesterday’ tops Tokyo fest – ‘Sami Blood’ gets 2nd place special jury prize

LOS ANGELES/TOKYO, Nov 4, (RTRS): Chris Kraus’ Holocaust-themed drama “The Bloom of Yesterday” was awarded the Tokyo Grand Prix, the top prize of the Tokyo …

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Slimani wins ‘Goncourt’ – 7-yr-old book star brings hope

PARIS, Nov 4, (Agencies): Moroccan-born Leila Slimani won France’s top literary prize, the Goncourt, on Thursday with a novel guaranteed to “scare the wits out …

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‘A Street Cat Named Bob’ brings heartwarming tale to screen

The heartwarming true story of a stray cat that helped change the life of a London busker musician gets a big screen adaptation in “A …

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Brooks rules CMAs – Underwood, Stapleton bag awards

LOS ANGELES, Nov 3, (Agencies): Garth Brooks, who lost entertainer of the year at last year’s Country Music Association Awards when he returned to music …

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Power of true love in ‘Loving’ – Gibson roars back with bruising ‘Hacksaw Ridge’

Jeff Nichols’ “Loving”, about Richard and Mildred Loving, is about simple-minded people, simply being in love. Both born and raised in the hills of Central …

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Rapper brings immigrant tale to TV – Skaggs, Stapleton honored by ASCAP

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov 2, (AP): For Somali-Canadian rapper K’naan, the story he is trying to tell in his proposed HBO series “Mogadishu, Minnesota” is one he …

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Hope H’wood forgave me: Gibson – Douglas says Kilmer has cancer

LOS ANGELES, Nov 1, (Agencies): One of the most sought-after names in Hollywood at the height of his career, Oscar-winning Mel Gibson has been a …

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