Entertainment

Spike Lee wins his first competitive Oscar for 'BlacKkKlansman' - 02/25/2019

Los Angeles (tca/dpa) - Spike Lee won his first competitive Oscar ever during the 91st Academy Awards. The filmmaker was recognized for co-writing "BlacKkKlansman," his film based on the story of Ron...

Attempt to delay release of French film on clerical sex abuse fails - 02/18/2019

Paris - A Paris court refused on Monday to delay the release of a film about a high-profile child abuse case in the Catholic Church, a lawyer for the priest at the centre of the case said.   The...

Actress says she was denied movie role after rejecting Weinstein - 02/10/2019

New York (tca/dpa) - Another actress has emerged to accuse disgraced filmmaker Harvey Weinstein of unwanted advances - and says she belted him "where it hurt." Monica Potter says she was denied a job...

Germany's Fatih Akin thriller shows a nation battling with its past - 02/09/2019

Berlin - By Andrew McCathie, - Germany's Fatih Akin returned to the Berlin Film Festival on Saturday with a thriller about a real-life serial killer in Hamburg in the 1970s, which also showed a...

At Oscars luncheon, nominees are reminded to keep speeches brief - 02/07/2019

Beverley Hills, California (tca/dpa) - With less than three weeks to go until the Academy Awards, there is still next-to-nothing publicly known about this year's Oscars telecast. And it appears that...

Austrian folk singer professes 'tolerance' as he accepts music award - 02/03/2019

Munich - Austrian "folk rock and roller" Andreas Gabalier rejected criticism of him for alleged homophobic and right-wing remarks Saturday as he accepted the Karl Valentin Order in Munich to honour...

Apple apologizes for FaceTime bug, promises to issue fix next week - 02/01/2019

Los Angeles (dpa) - US technology giant Apple on Friday apologized for a massive flaw in its signature iPhones that allowed callers to access the microphone and front-facing camera of the recipient's...

Police identify 'persons of interests' in attack on 'Empire' actor - 01/31/2019

Chicago (tca/dpa) - Chicago police said Wednesday they have found images of "potential persons of interest" wanted in an alleged assault and battery of "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett. The images came...

'Cold Pursuit': Liam Neeson blows snow, movie itself just blows - 01/28/2019

Chicago (tca/dpa) - A beat-by-beat remake of the 2014 Norwegian thriller "In Order of Disappearance," director Hans Petter Moland's "Cold Pursuit" puts Liam Neeson behind the wheel of a snowplow with...

'Black Panther' wins top prize at the Screen Actors Guild Awards - 01/28/2019

Los Angeles (tca/dpa) - An Oscar season that has had no clear, sustained front-runner took another twist at Sunday evening's Screen Actors Guild Awards, as Hollywood's actors - representing the...
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