Sunday, May 10, 2015
The Cannes film festival's love affair with Mexican cinema began in 1946, but it has intensified in recent years, with a wave of prizes propelling the careers of several of the country's directors.
The packed concert hall in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv went silent, then burst into applause when the 28-year-old violinist took his bow, wearing long coattails and a broad grin.
Guy Carawan, a scholarly folk singer who helped turn "We Shall Overcome" into the anthem for the U.S. Civil Rights Movement, has died. He was 87.
Actor Anthony Geary, whose character Luke Spencer's marriage to Laura in 1981 on "General Hospital" was the biggest moment in daytime television history, is leaving the soap opera after nearly three decades in the role.
Saturday, May 9, 2015
NBC is adding the star power of Julia Roberts, Jennifer Aniston and Leslie Mann to its "Red Nose Day" charity special.
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A contender at this year's Cannes festival, "Son of Saul," is a "different" kind of Holocaust movie, homing in on one man's ordeal over two days rather than the full scope of the tragedy, says its Hungarian director Laszlo Nemes.
Friday, May 8, 2015
The Cannes Film Festival will next week lift the curtain on 12 days of glamour, movies, deals and parties drawing the elite of the cinema world, from Hollywood honchos to arthouse auteurs.
A fraudulent composer once dubbed "Japan's Beethoven," but who was neither deaf nor especially musical, is set to star in a documentary film about his charade, a report said Thursday.
Thursday, May 7, 2015
An Australian mayor has accused public broadcaster SBS of promoting "poverty porn" in a controversial new documentary about working-class Sydney residents, as a picket line of garbage trucks protested the program Wednesday.
Age rarely catches a break in pop culture. But when Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin lend their outsized talents to a sitcom, expect something far removed from old-lady cliches and self-negating punchlines.