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Entertainment

Hollywood honors Toshiro Mifune – Japanese samurai actor gets star on Walk of Fame

LOS ANGELES, Nov 15, (Agencies): Hollywood celebrated the life of legendary Japanese actor Toshiro Mifune on Monday, honoring him with a star on its iconic …

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Matsuyama gives his all for ‘Satoshi’ – Miyazaki hints at return to feature film making

TOKYO, Nov 14, (Agencies):  The devotion Kenichi Matsuyama gave to portraying a shogi prodigy who lived a fearlessly single-minded life is clear in the months …

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Egypt mourns film star Abdel Aziz – Cohen natural born king of movie soundtracks

Egypt on Sunday mourned film star Mahmoud Abdel Aziz who died aged 70 after a prolific career that included more than 90 feature films, many …

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Justice Ginsburg makes opera debut – Attenborough honoured at theatre awards

WASHINGTON, Nov 14, (Agencies): The curtain rose on Act 2 of “The Daughter of the Regiment,” revealing the figure of a tiny woman barely visible …

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Bachchan ‘calls’ for more women in films – Election ‘nightmare’

LOS ANGELES/KOLKATA, Nov 13, (RTRS): It was standing room only at the Netaji Indoor Stadium as 20,000 people thronged the 12,000 seat venue to catch …

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Cheers, tears as Bataclan reopens – Huge, symbolic and emotional show

PARIS, Nov 13, (Agencies): Rock star Sting on Saturday reopened the Bataclan, the Paris concert hall where jihadists massacred 90 people, with a hugely symbolic …

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Jackie Chan ‘finally’ wins Oscar – Hollywood worries about Trump

LOS ANGELES, Nov 13, (Agencies): When Jackie Chan saw an Oscar at Sylvester Stallone’s house 23 years ago, he said that was the moment he …

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‘Miss Sloane’ tense political thriller – Strong performance by Chastain

LOS ANGELES, Nov 12, (RTRS): Further evidence of the Aaron Sorkinization of American screenwriting, “Miss Sloane” is a talky, tense political thriller, full of verbal …

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‘U.N.C.L.E.’ star Vaughn dies – ‘Excellent actor’

LOS ANGELES, Nov 12, (RTRS): Robert Vaughn, who starred as Napoleon Solo on TV’s “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.” from 1964-68, died Friday morning of acute …

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Music-lovers mourn Cohen – ‘Hallelujah’ singer dead at 82

MONTREAL, Nov 11, (AFP): Leonard Cohen, one of his generation’s most respected musicians and poets who delved into the spiritual on songs such as “Hallelujah,” …

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