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Entertainment

H’wood preps for ‘Star Wars’ premiere – Can ‘Force’ become biggest movie ever?

LOS ANGELES, Dec 13, (AP): Hollywood is preparing for what could be the largest movie premiere in its history on Monday night when the hugely …

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‘Youth’ bags top prizes at European Film Awards ’15 – Rampling scoops actress prize for ‘45 years’

LOS ANGELES, Dec 13, (RTRS): Paolo Sorrentino’s “Youth” took three top awards at the 28th European Film Awards in Berlin on Saturday, winning best European …

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A Chaplin masterpiece that never was – ‘The Freak’ a very beautiful fairytale

CORSIER-SUR-VEVEY, Switzerland, Dec 13, (Agencies): A large crate tucked away in a musky storage room reveals a treasure: a pair of meticulously crafted wings covered …

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Gaga, Elliott in tears after Billboard honors – Secret to Adele’s success — older music fans

NEW YORK, Dec 12, (Agencies): Lady Gaga and Missy Elliott were in tears Friday as they discussed the struggles they faced in their careers at …

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‘Star Wars’ mania at fever pitch – It’s a very odd role: Ridley

LOS ANGELES, Dec 12, (Agencies): A long time ago, in movie theaters around the world, a pop culture phenomenon was born. Nearly 40 years after …

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Marrakech highlights power of cinema – ‘Fest an act of resistance, a political gesture’

LOS ANGELES, Dec 12, (RTRS): The 15th edition of the Marrakech Film Festival, held three weeks after the attacks in Beirut, Paris and San Bernardino, …

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Arab Cinema, Variety join forces for filmmaker award – Tyro Helmer Kaylif wins IWC award

LOS ANGELES, Dec 12, (RTRS): The Arab Cinema Center and Variety have joined forces to jointly present Variety’s Arab Filmmaker of the Year Award during …

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‘Bilal’ inclusive, non-discriminatory – Enjaaz brings an impressive 15 films to DIFF

LOS ANGELES, Dec 11, (Agencies): Dubai’s first animated feature puts top-class artwork to use in a story designed to preach about the inclusive, non-discriminatory aspects …

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Digital TV storms Golden Globe, ousts old favorites – Netflix surges, host NBC shutout

NEW YORK, Dec 11, (RTRS): Streaming services stormed the Golden Globe television nominations on Thursday with new shows such as “Narcos” and “Mozart in the …

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Oscar voters likely to contradict Golden Globe, SAG noms – Stallone could join exclusive Oscar company with ‘Creed’ nomination

LOS ANGELES, Dec 11, (RTRS): Some awards watchers hope the Oscar race is coming into focus, now that nominations for SAG Awards and the Golden …

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