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Entertainment

Hardwicke fights Hollywood sexism – Still hard to get hired as a female director

LOS ANGELES, Nov 7, (RTRS): Catherine Hardwicke recently stormed the red carpet of her latest indie, “Miss You Already,” at New York’s Museum of Modern …

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Stallone still packs punch – Warcraft trailer

PHILADELPHIA, Nov 7, (AP): There’s a scene in “Creed” where the latest brash boxer who challenges the upstart protege of Rocky Balboa barks, “No one …

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‘Star Wars’ fan gets early screening – Dying wish … granted

CHICAGO, Nov 6, (AFP): A terminally ill “Star Wars” fan whose dying wish went viral was granted an early screening of the latest installment of …

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Egypt’s plans marred after crash – Hopes for tourism sector recovery fading

LUXOR, Egypt, Nov 6, (AP): Egypt had launched festivities, archaeological openings and a new tourism campaign to draw much-needed foreign visitors. But with many flights …

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Adele leads industry hopes – ‘Hello’ smashes records

NEW YORK, Nov 6, (Agencies): Adele’s long-awaited album is leading a flurry of major releases in the coming weeks that could determine whether 2015 marks …

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Luxor tombs open to spur tourist interest – Huy ‘most significant’

LUXOR, Egypt, Nov 6, (AP): Egypt opened three tombs in the ancient city of Luxor to the public for the first time on Thursday, hoping …

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‘Spectre’ doesn’t shake old formulas – Bond producers hope to ‘hang on’ to Craig as 007

Where to go when 53 years of action-scene set pieces have exhausted seemingly every exotic corner of the Earth? How much globe can a globe-trotter …

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‘Hunger Games should give teens hope for decent future’ – Lawrence says action heroine has deeply inspired her

BERLIN, Nov 4, (AFP): As the final movie of fantasy blockbuster franchise “The Hunger Games” premieres in Berlin Wednesday, Hollywood star Donald Sutherland said he …

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Winslet to receive Variety Award;  ‘Lobster’, ‘45 Yrs’ top nominees for BIFA

LOS ANGELES, Nov 4, (RTRS): The British Independent Film Awards — the UK’s answer to the Film Independent Spirit Awards — lived up to their …

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Americans abroad tweak tradition – Nov, Dec bring bittersweet mashup of cheer, homesickness

In our global world, you can easily buy a Thanksgiving turkey for roasting in Dubai or Beijing or Tokyo. You can shop for Christmas trees …

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