Arts

Neo-Nazi terrorist revenge film selected as German Oscar entry - 08/27/2017

BERLIN, Andrew McCathie (dpa)- Turkish-German director Fatih Akin's thriller "Aus dem Nichts" ("In the Fade") about a woman seeking revenge for the deaths of her Kurdish husband and son in a neo-Nazi...

Ai Weiwei, Clooney and Jennifer Lawrence to star at Venice film fest - 08/25/2017

ROME, Alvise Armellini (dpa)- The world's oldest cinema jamboree features a quite "extraordinary" documentary on migration, Hollywood productions likely to compete for the 2018 Oscars, the latest art...

Jerry Lewis, the "king of crazy," dies at age 91 - 08/21/2017

LOS ANGELES, Valerie Hamilton and Christina Horsten (dpa)- Jerry Lewis made the world laugh with his slapstick antics and rubber face. From his early exploits as Dean Martin's sidekick to a solo film...

Syrian Alawite actress who led anti-Assad protests dies in Paris - 08/18/2017

BEIRUT (dpa) - Syrian actress of Alawite descent, Fadwa Suleiman, who became famous for leading Sunni-majority protests against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, died in Paris from cancer, according...

Roman Polanski facing new sexual assault accusation from minor - 08/16/2017

LOS ANGELES (dpa) - A woman who says she was sexually assaulted by film director Roman Polanski when she was a minor made her accusation public at a press conference in Los Angeles on Tuesday. The...

Leading Kuwaiti actor Abdulredha dies aged 78 - 08/14/2017

CAIRO (dpa) - Celebrated Kuwaiti actor Abdul Hussein Abdulredha, best known for his satirical portrayal of late Iraqi autocrat Saddam Hussein, had died in Britain, Kuwait’s state news agency Kuna...

Reports: Tom Cruise injured in filming 'Mission: Impossible' stunt - 08/14/2017

NEW YORK (dpa)- Hollywood star Tom Cruise appeared to have suffered an apparent injury while filming a stunt for the action-thriller "Mission: Impossible 6," reports said on Sunday. A video posted on...

Leading Kuwaiti actor Abdulredha dies aged 78 - 08/12/2017

Cairo (dpa) - Celebrated Kuwaiti actor Abdul Hussein Abdulredha, best known for his satirical portrayal of late Iraqi autocrat Saddam Hussein, had died in Britain, Kuwait’s state news agency Kuna...

Amy Schumer to make Broadway debut in Steve Martin play - 08/11/2017

LOS ANGELES (dpa) - US actress and comedian Amy Schumer will make her Broadway debut in a Steve Martin play, the Schubert Organization theatre company announced Monday. The Emmy Award winner will...

Rapper who claimed God made him bulletproof fatally shot - 08/08/2017

LOS ANGELES (dpa) - A US rapper who once claimed God made him bulletproof has been fatally shot, Atlanta TV station WGCL reported on Monday. Atlanta Police told the TV station that 28-year-old local...
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