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Entertainment

Life changes tune in Kabul – School hits right note for street children

KABUL, Sept 30, (AFP): Short and upright in his grey suit, Wahidullah enchants his audience as his fingers dance over the piano keys. The 20-year-old …

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‘Deepwater’ captivates throughout – Film stirs emotion in victims’ families

We all know how “Deepwater Horizon “ ends. When the BP oil rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, 11 people died and …

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Biopic shows cricketer’s heartbreak – ‘Untold Story’ charts rise of India’s Dhoni

MUMBAI, Sept 28, (Agencies): A Bollywood biopic of Mahendra Singh Dhoni is to bring a tragic episode in the Indian cricket hero’s life to movie …

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Springsteen’s life now an open book – Bowie’s art collection goes on view in NY

 ‘Born to Run’ (Simon & Schuster), by Bruce Springsteen Bruce Springsteen’s life is now officially an open book. The autobiography “Born to Run” takes readers …

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Burton’s home for peculiar children – ‘Miss Peregrine’ kid-lit sphere’s freshest surprise

The title may read “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children”, but there can be no doubt for anyone buying a ticket: This is really Tim …

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‘I Am Not Madame Bovary’ wins San Sebastian Fest – Chinese megastar Fan bags best actress award

LOS ANGELES, Sept 25, (RTRS): In a prize ceremony with a marked Asian accent? “I Am Not Madame Bovary”, from vet Chinese director Feng Xiaogang, …

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Action vowed for refugees in concert led by Metallica, Rihanna

Top names in music including Metallica and Rihanna joined leaders Saturday in a concert that brought promises of action to support refugees and improve sanitation …

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A look at Hollywood divorces – Cotillard’s partner slams ‘stupid’ Pitt fling rumours

NEW YORK, Sept 25, (Agencies): Doug and Mary. Eddie and Debbie. Alec and Kim. Brad and Angelina. Liz and, well, take your pick. As long …

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Spanish cinema breaks taboo and talks ETA – ‘Peace has taken hold enough for story to be told’

SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain, Sept 24, (AFP): Few issues marked Spain’s recent history as much as the violence of Basque separatist group ETA, but it was …

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Moorhouse back with revenge tale – In quake film, Bichir sees broken politics

LOS ANGELES, Sept 24, (AP): The comeback tale of “The Dressmaker” director Jocelyn Moorhouse is a Hollywood story in its own right. Twenty-one years ago, …

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