Arts

Venice film fest kicks off with moon landing spectacle 'First Man' - 08/29/2018

Venice - By Alvise Armellini- "First Man," a moon landing scene-grabber with Ryan Gosling starring as astronaut Neil Armstrong opened the Venice Film Festival on Wednesday. Directed by Damien...

British Nobel Prize-winning writer VS Naipaul dies at 85 - 08/12/2018

London - VS Naipaul, the winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize for Literature, has died at 85, Britain's Press Association reported late Saturday, citing a family statement. Naipaul, whose many works...

Spike Lee launches new film blasting racism in Trump's America - 08/07/2018

Spike Lee believes his explosive new film about race in 1970s America is a wake-up call to the US in the Trump era. The movie's global release is timed to coincide with the first anniversary of the...

Actress Mary Carlisle - Bing Crosby's co-star - dies at 104 - 08/02/2018

San Francisco - US actress Mary Carlisle, who played Bing Crosby's love interest in a trio of films, has died at age 104, it was reported Wednesday.   The blonde actress, who appeared in more...

'Guardians of the Galaxy' director fired over offensive old tweets - 07/21/2018

Los Angeles - James Gunn, the director of the "Guardians of the Galaxy" superhero film franchise, was fired by Disney on Friday over a series of recently-emerged old tweets in which he made jokes...

Top musicians descend on Rome - 07/03/2018

Rome - Abdul Rahman Bitar Everybody has fallen in love with Rome including tourists and top musicians from around the world. The upcoming excellent season of the Academy of Santa Cecilia orchestra,...

US writer Philip Roth, author of 'Portnoy's Complaint,' dies at 85 - 05/23/2018

Washington (dpa) - Philip Roth, considered to be one of America's greatest modern writers, died Tuesday aged 85, according to US media reports.   The death of the author of more than 30 novels...

The 2018 Cannes Film Festival award recipients - 05/19/2018

Cannes, France - By Andrew McCathie – Hirokazu Kore-Eda on Saturday became the first Japanese director to win the Cannes Film Festival's coveted Palme d'Or for best film in 21 years. Kore-Eda was...

Italian actress: Sexual predators at Cannes will be held accountable - 05/19/2018

Cannes, France – Italian actress Asia Argento has spoken out against sexual abuse in the movie business, telling the Cannes Film Festival's closing ceremony that those in the audience who have...

Berlin orchestra's new conductor unveils 2018-2019 concert programme - 04/20/2018

BERLIN, Andrew McCathie (dpa)- Berlin's Deutsches Symphonie Orchester chief conductor Robin Ticciati unveiled on Thursday his new programme for the orchestra after a rise in audience numbers boosted...
1 ... « 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 » ... 429