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Thursday , February 2 2023

Entertainment

‘Elvis & Nixon’ recalls a bizarre moment in history – No transcript exists, just a memo

This we know: On Dec 21, 1970, Elvis Presley showed up bright and early at the White House gates, delivering a barely legible note he’d …

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‘Nina’s’ issues much more than skin-deep – Museum gets only known film of Armstrong in studio

The questionable casting of Zoe Saldana is only one of the many problems with Cynthia Mort’s limp and misjudged Nina Simone biopic “Nina”. Little of …

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‘Mohican’ endearingly loud dramedy – ‘Mad Tiger’ colourful docu

LOS ANGELES, April 21, (RTRS): A Leningrad Cowboy lookalike returns to the boondocks to cheer up his dying dad in “The Mohican Comes Home”, an …

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Autistic man turns into star – ‘Life Animated’

NEW YORK, April 21, (AP): Owen Suskind had largely retreated into silence in the years after his autism began to manifest, around age 3. Three …

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Pop icon Prince found dead at 57

CHANHASSEN, Minn., April 21, (AP): Pop superstar Prince, widely acclaimed as one of the most inventive and influential musicians of his era with hits including …

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Hanks persona-tweaking role in ‘King’ – Actor helps dedicate Tom Hanks motion pictures center

LOS ANGELES, April 20, (RTRS): In “A Hologram for the King,” Dave Eggers’ seriocomic lament for the American Dream, a sad-sack businessman loses himself amid …

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Feminism freezes in Winter’s War – ‘Lavender’ sturdy chiller on woman recalling her past

‘The Huntsman: Winter’s War’ is one of the more bizarre sequels in recent memory. If modern movies are going to strip every side story out …

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Almodovar delivers raw drama in Cannes-selected film – Spain’s director ditches humour, quirkiness

MADRID, April 20, (AFP): In his latest film to compete in the Cannes Film Festival, Spain’s Pedro Almodovar has ditched the humour and quirkiness that …

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Shakespeare’s hometown welcomes world – Bard more popular abroad than in Britain

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON, United Kingdom, April 20, (Agencies):  William Shakespeare’s hometown is bracing for a surge in visitors from around the world this month as it marks …

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Surprise acts rule Coachella – Magic & cheers

INDIO, United States, April 18, (AFP): The Coachella music festival is famous for its surprises, and the latest edition included one of the more uncommon …

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