Monday , February 19 2018

Entertainment

‘Peter’ Byrne’s biggest tech challenge – George Harrison tribute concert set for theatrical run

LOS ANGELES, Feb 10, (Agencies): Rose Byrne has done nearly every type of film — physical comedy (“Bridesmaids,” “Neighbors”), horror (“Insidious”), sci-fi (“Sunshine”), period (“Marie Antoinette”), action (“Troy”), musical (“Annie”) and superhero (“X-Men: First Class”) — so it might come as a surprise that she met her technical match on …

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Bollywood’s ‘Pad Man’ movie targets Indian taboo – Beckham stars in short film to tell world ‘Malaria must die’

MUMBAI, Feb 7, (Agencies): A Bollywood movie about an inventor who created a revolutionary machine that makes cheap sanitary pads hits screens this week, challenging taboos surrounding menstruation in socially conservative India. Arunachalam Muruganantham is nicknamed India’s “menstrual man” for transforming the lives of poor women forced to use items …

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Del Toro wins top DGA prize – ‘Shape of Water’ adds another key award

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif, Feb 4, (Agencies): The fantasy romance “The Shape of Water” added another key prize in its awards season run with Guillermo del Toro’s win at the Directors Guild Awards Saturday. “The Shape of Water,” about a mute woman who falls in love with an underwater creature, has …

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Snoop Dogg has busy ‘Super’ week – JLo covers Prince at pre-Super Bowl show

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb 4, (AP): Snoop Dogg’s Super Bowl week is almost as busy as that of the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots players competing on Sunday. He headlined BET’s Super Bowl Gospel Celebration and debuted music from his upcoming gospel album on Thursday. He held a screening for his …

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As election nears, film imagines Mussolini’s comeback – Hollywood honors Italian star Gina Lollobrigida

ROME, Feb 3, (Agencies): A new film that comically imagines dictator Benito Mussolini returning to present-day Italy and trying to stage a comeback opened Thursday, in the middle of an election campaign that has been dominated by populist and neo-fascist sentiments. “I’m Back” is an Italian spin on the popular …

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