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Entertainment

15 yrs later, Iha plays with Pumpkins – West’s ‘Famous’ now available on streaming services

NEW YORK, March 29, (Agencies): Fifteen years after leaving Smashing Pumpkins, guitarist James Iha has rejoined the alternative rock icons to perform songs from the …

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‘Dark Horse’ a loving portrait of hero – Webber, Hurd-Wood to star in Joe Dante’s chiller ‘Labirintus’

You don’t need to know anything about chess, New Zealand or Genesis Potini to fall under the spell of “The Dark Horse”. This may have …

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‘Requiem’ tackles wealth and power – Diagnosis not quite terminal, but not good

LOS ANGELES, March 29, (RTRS): “Requiem for the American Dream” offers a crisp encapsulation of Noam Chomsky’s thoughts on where corporate political influence and expanding …

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‘Batman v Superman’ the Donald Trump of comic-book movies – Warner Bros teases release of superhero film’s director’s cut

LOS ANGELES, March 29, (RTRS): Despite scathing reviews, “Batman v Superman” still triumphed at the box office with a record $166 million opening weekend. No …

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State boasts 6 centenarians – Wealthy retirement community in Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE, R.I, March 28, (AP): With roughly 72,000 centenarians in the United States, it’s not all that unusual to find several clustered in the same …

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Reviews don’t matter in Batman’s success – ‘Lights Out’ trailer plays on fear of the dark

LOS ANGELES, March 28, (RTRS): In the days leading up to its release this weekend, major critics tried to outdo each other by cooking up …

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From doo-wop to Destiny’s Child, Trainor shifts style – New songs more confident, sleek

When playing songs from her upcoming sophomore album for her record label, Meghan Trainor heard this word from LA Reid: “No.” Reid, the veteran executive …

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Famed author Jim Harrison dies at 78 – Primal bond with outdoors

NEW YORK, March 28, (Agencies): Jim Harrison, the fiction writer, poet, outdoorsman and reveler who wrote with gruff affection for the country’s landscape and rural …

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Hallyday brings solace to Brussels – Jackson returns to stage in Dubai

BRUSSELS, March 27, (Agencies): French rocker Johnny Hallyday’s decision to press ahead with his concert in Brussels on Saturday despite security concerns was met with …

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‘Wild Life’ tame, kid-friendly – Strange surprising adventures of Crusoe

LOS ANGELES, March 27, (RTRS): For nearly three centuries, audiences have marveled at the “strange surprizing adventures” of Robinson Crusoe, “who lived eight and twenty …

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