Sunday , December 16 2018

Entertainment

40 yrs since The King’s death – When rock lost its first superstar

MEMPHIS, Aug 13, (AFP): Elvis Presley, American icon and King of rock ‘n’ roll, transformed popular culture, sold over a billion records and is idolized …

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Unblinkered docu focuses on woman’s battle with Alz’s – ‘Mrs. Fang’ wins Golden Leopard

LOS ANGELES, Aug 13, (RTRS): A jury that included high profile directors Olivier Assayas and Miguel Gomes has awarded Wang Bing’s unblinkered documentary “Mrs. Fang” …

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‘Grain’ contemplative sci-fi drama – Turkish filmmaker Kaplanoglu on his latest film

Turkish filmmaker Semih Kaplanoglu, who won the Golden Bear in Berlin for his 2010 film “Honey,” opens the Sarajevo Film Festival with the world premiere …

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‘Bye-Bye London’ actor dies in hospital – Heavy hearts in Kuwait at half-mast

AMIR MOURNS LOSS OF ABDULREDHA KUWAIT CITY, Aug 12, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has expressed deep distress and grief …

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Pattinson in role of his life in ‘Good’ – Actor goes undercover in NYC for ‘Good Time’

The fraternal directing duo of Josh and Benny Safdie make urban odysseys that flow with the quicksilver currents of New York City. You can feel …

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‘Last’ true portrait of Dalai Lama – B’desh film star turns Islamic preacher

The thing you want from a documentary about his holiness the 14th Dalai Lama is the chance to get right up close to him, in …

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Country music legend Campbell dead – ‘Rhinestone Cowboy’ singer said goodbye to life, career thru music

NASHVILLE, Tenn, Aug 9, (AP): Glen Campbell, the affable superstar singer of “Rhinestone Cowboy” and “Wichita Lineman” whose appeal spanned country, pop, television and movies, …

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S’pore granny shreds stereotypes – Guitar-slinging 81-yr-old becomes sought-after performer

SINGAPORE, Aug 8, (Agencies): An 81-year-old guitar-slinging Singaporean granny has shredded stereotypes to pursue her love of rock music, becoming a sought-after performer and unlikely …

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Nakajima, who played original ‘Godzilla’ dies – Most successful ‘export’

TOKYO, Aug 8, (Agencies): He stomped over miniature bridges and buildings in a rubber suit and gave the world Godzilla, the fire-breathing, screeching monster that …

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Tenderness, brutality exist side-by-side in ‘Birdshot’ – Red delivers compelling study in loss of innocence

Tenderness and brutality exist side-by-side in “Birdshot,” the impressive second feature by young Filipino filmmaker Mikhail Red (“Rekorder”). Intertwining the stories of a farm girl …

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