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Entertainment

Penn’s ‘Last Face’ competes at Cannes – Nichols to show powerful true story ‘Loving’

PARIS, April 15, (Agencies): Sean Penn’s “The Last Face” about aid workers in Africa will compete at the Cannes Film Festival this year — along …

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Impressive fights in ‘Captain America’ – ‘Rare Marvel sequel’

LOS ANGELES, April 14, (RTRS): The shaming of “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” will continue apace — or better still, be forgotten entirely — …

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Tribeca Film Fest rolls out red carpet – TFF carves out identity as next-gen new-media festival

NEW YORK, April 14, (Agencies): The 15th annual Tribeca Film Festival kicked off fashionably with the premiere of Andrew Rossi’s “The First Monday in May”, …

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Cannes fest unveils its selection lineup – Foster, Penn top list of stars

LOS ANGELES, April 14, (Agencies): Unveiling the Cannes official selection in Paris, festival artistic director Thierry Fremaux set the stage for an epic clash between …

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B’wood films don’t always need song and dance: Khan – ‘Indian film industry changing’

LONDON, April 14, (RTRS): The Indian film industry is changing and films no longer have to have a song and dance sequence to be successful, …

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‘Jungle Book’ dazzling visual experience – Stunning vocal performance by Elba

You can practically feel the beating heart of the jungle in Jon Favreau’s stunning adaptation of “The Jungle Book,” which is easily the most visually …

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Freya: LETTERS FROM KUWAIT

MANY years ago, when most of the  Middle East was still the playground of warring Bedouin tribes, and under the troubled overlordship of the Ottomans, …

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Wolf stresses country on ‘Loneliness’ – Adele has best-selling album

Peter Wolf, “A Cure for Loneliness” (Concord Records) Peter Wolf’s “A Cure for Loneliness,” just his third solo album since 2002, is a mostly laid-back effort …

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Affleck to direct Batman film, says Warner Bros chief – Stallone partnering with STX Entertainment on new movie

LAS VEGAS, April 13, (Agencies):  Ben Affleck will direct a stand-alone “Batman” movie, says Warner Bros chairman and CEO Kevin Tsujihara. Affleck portrayed the caped crusader …

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Disney’s Horn finds hits of future – Rare H’wood exec uses low key approach, keen creative vision

LOS ANGELES, April 12, (RTRS): If Disney’s Burbank headquarters suggests the look of a whimsical, post-modern Parthenon, with columns styled as giant “Snow White” dwarves, …

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