Monday , January 22 2018

Entertainment

‘Logan’ a wholehearted drama – Jackman sheds tear for end of ‘Wolverine’ franchise

 ‘Logan’, the third and final chapter in the “Wolverine” series (though it’s the 10th — count ‘em — “X-Men” film, and not necessarily the last), opens in 2029 on the outskirts of El Paso, where Logan (Hugh Jackman) steps out of the beat-up limo he now drives for a living …

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US actress says may convert to Islam

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 16, (Agencies): Linsday Lohan has revealed that her interest in Islam made her feel ‘scared’ about returning to America, reports Al-Rai daily. The American actress, 30, has returned to New York where she spoke at The Mail Online during a Facebook Live and opened up about the …

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Brexit satire draws laughs at BIFF – Potter takes ‘loving look’ at ‘broken England’

BERLIN, Feb 14, (Agencies): An uproarious British satire shot during the Brexit referendum drew big laughs at the Berlin Film Festival Monday, with Sally Potter using a stellar cast for “a light and loving look” at a “broken England”. In “The Party”, shot entirely in black and white, Kristin Scott …

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Adele sweeps Grammy Awards – Bowie wins five awards

LOS ANGELES, Feb 13, (Agencies): Even though Adele flubbed one of her live performances at the Grammys, she walked away the belle of the ball: She took home all five awards she was nominated for Sunday night, including album, record and song of the year. She beat Beyonce in the …

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Artists turn Grammys into political showcase – Late pop stars Prince, George Michael saluted

Bowie, who was always more recognized in his native Britain than in his adopted home the United States, was controversially passed over for Album of the Year honors at this year’s Grammys. But “Blackstar” won in its five categories — including Best Rock Song, Best Rock Performance, Best Alternative Music …

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‘La La Land’ wins top prize at BAFTA Awards – Stone wins best actress, Affleck best actor

LONDON, Feb 13, (Agencies): Glamour was shot through with grit at the British Academy Film Awards on Sunday. Frothy musical “La La Land” took five prizes including best picture, but major awards also went to tough welfare-state drama “I, Daniel Blake” and fractured-family stories “Lion” and “Manchester by the Sea”. …

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‘Dinner’ serves up Trump tensions – ‘Dinner’ serves up Trump tensions

BERLIN, Feb 11, (Agencies): “The Dinner”, a thriller about America’s festering divisions and “original sin” starring Richard Gere and Steve Coogan, tackled Trump-era tensions Friday at the Berlin Film Festival. The movie by Israeli-American filmmaker Oren Moverman tells the story of two brothers and their wives whose children have committed …

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Levine receives a Star on the Walk of Fame

There’s that part of Adam Levine that is pure, unadulterated pop star: his band, Maroon 5, has sold more than 20 million records and nabbed three Grammy awards; he’s married to Namibian-born Victoria’s Secret supermodel Behati Prinsloo, with whom he rolls around … — he loves to be … — …

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Beyonce or Adele? – AP predicts Grammy showdown

Though dozens are nominated at Sunday’s Grammy Awards, we all know the real showdown is between Beyonce and Adele. Both are nominated for the top three prizes — album, song and record of the year. Adele won all three honors with “21” and “Rolling In the Deep” in 2012, while …

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Clooney’s wife Amal pregnant with twins – ‘Felt compelled to adopt’

LOS ANGELES, Feb 9, (Agencies): Amal Clooney, the prominent Lebanese-British human rights lawyer and wife of American actor George, is pregnant with twins, a family friend said on Wednesday. “She’s pregnant with twins,” the friend said, asking to remain anonymous and without providing any further details about the sexes of …

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