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Entertainment

Spain lures Bollywood – ‘B’wood Oscars’

MADRID, June 19, (AFP): Spain is coaxing Indian moviemakers to use its colourful fiestas and historic monuments as settings for their films, in a move …

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‘Resurgence’ matches Emmerich’s vision – ‘Stargate’ lets us finish telling our story

LOS ANGELES, June 18, (RTRS):  Twenty years have passed since Roland Emmerich’s “Independence Day” blasted into the zeitgeist with the image of the White House …

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Hollywood says ‘hola’ to Havanawood – Bid to capture Cuba’s colorful charm

LOS ANGELES, June 18, (Agencies): Hollywood has been clamoring to capture Cuba’s colorful charm since a thaw in frosty Cold War relations, but the islanders …

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‘The Last Heist’ grimy threadbare indie thriller – Scrappy hostage drama

It’s been 30 years since Henry Rollins fronted the hell-raising Los Angeles hardcore punk band Black Flag, but you could say that he’s been dining …

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Chili Peppers reflective on ‘Getaway’ – ‘Johannesburg’ a rich, rhythmic romp

Red Hot Chili Peppers, “The Getaway” (Warner Bros.) The Red Hot Chili Peppers’ first album in five years, “The Getaway,” is a melancholy set, even …

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To’s ‘Three’ gory action-thriller – Lady Gaga in talks for ‘A Star Is Born’ remake

LOS ANGELES, June 17, (RTRS): Set almost entirely inside a hospital, where a neurosurgeon, a criminal patient and a police inspector are forced into a …

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AFI Docs Film Festival showcases unique perspectives – ‘Journeymen’ opens Durban Fest on positive note

LOS ANGELES, June 17, (RTRS): Last year, Michael Lumpkin arrived as director of Washington, D.C.’s, five-day AFI Docs Film Festival a mere six short months …

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Plenty of love in McGrath’s ‘Boss Baby’ – Tale of Brazil slum orchestra has audiences in tears

LOS ANGELES, June 17, (Agencies): For years, CG animation has driven to emulate reality. Technological standards are now so high, however, that animation can now …

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Lin-Manuel Miranda leaving ‘Hamilton’ – Star vows to return

NEW YORK, June 17, (Agencies): The news that no die-hard “Hamilton” fan — or anyone who hasn’t seen the Broadway smash yet — wants to …

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‘Intelligence’ spy-themed action comedy – Johnson, Hart says they’re having that much fun

LOS ANGELES, June 16, (Agencies): The words “action comedy” go together not just because the movies they describe combine action and comedy. They go together …

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