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Saturday , March 28 2020


One Direction wins big at AMAs – Paris takes spotlight

LOS ANGELES, Nov 23, (Agencies): British boy band One Direction swept the top honors at Sunday’s American Music Awards, while a sorrowful tribute to the …

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‘Syrian Love Story’ a heart-breaking glimpse into conflict – Daring docu explores ‘functional dictatorship’

LOS ANGELES, Nov 23, (RTRS): When Amer Daoud and Raghda Hassan fell in love, they were both serving time in prison. He was a Palestinian …

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Kidman wins best actress at Theater Awards – Icke earns directing prize for ‘Oresteia’

LOS ANGELES, Nov 23, (Agencies): Nicole Kidman took the award for best actress and James McAvoy was named best actor at the 61st London Evening …

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Sundance fest unveils lineup – ‘31’, ‘Yoga Hosers’

LOS ANGELES, Nov 23, (RTRS): The Sundance Film Festival has unveiled its nine-film Midnight section lineup, highlighted by Rob Zombie’s “31” and Kevin Smith’s “Yoga …

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Tunisia’s Carthage Film Fest opens – ‘Carol’ cinematographer takes top prize at Camerimage

TUNIS, Nov 22, (Agencies): The 26th Carthage Film Festival in Tunisia, a showcase for Arab and African cinematographers, opened amid heavy security Saturday in a …

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Adele’s new album on track for record sales

NEW YORK, Nov 22, (AFP): The long-awaited new album by Adele, “25”, looks set to break the modern record for first week sales, the makers …

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‘Assassin’ grabs 2 most coveted prizes – Hou wins top honors at Golden Horse

TAIPEI, Nov 22, (AFP): Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-hsien scooped top honours at this year’s Golden Horse film awards in Taipei Saturday, with his “Assassin” winning …

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Opera explores JFK just before bullets – ‘Cosmic conspiracy theory’

NEW YORK, Nov 22, (AFP): Ever since John F. Kennedy died from an assassin’s bullet, the indelible image has been the silent Zapruder film of …

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Oscar finalists cover wide spectrum – Half of docu short contenders focus on plight of women

LOS ANGELES, Nov 21, (RTRS): This year’s crop of best documentary short subject Oscar finalists covers a wide spectrum, charting the globe from Ebola-stricken Liberia …

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Trier’s ‘Louder’ wins Stockholm Film Fest’s Bronze Horse – ‘Ode’ takes ten trophies at Grand Bell Awards

LOS ANGELES, Nov 21, (RTRS): Joachim Trier won his second Bronze Horse with his Cannes entry “Louder Than Bombs,” starring Jesse Eisenberg, on Friday night …

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