A ‘Pirates’ life for Depp as he sets sail in fifth film
Dead men tell no tales, unless, of course, they are undead decaying pirates seeking mythical treasure in the vast...
After new concert carnage, industry hopes to prevail
Violence has once again struck music fans with a suicide attack on Ariana Grande’s Manchester show, but the booming...
Ariana Grande returns to US following Manchester bombing: report
Ariana Grande returned to the United States on Tuesday, one day after a suicide bomber killed 22 people at...
A ‘Pirates’ life for Depp as he sets sail in fifth film
Dead men tell no tales, unless, of course, they are undead decaying pirates seeking mythical treasure in the vast fathoms of the sea in the fifth installment of Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, out in theatres worldwide this weekend, sees... Read more
After new concert carnage, industry hopes to prevail
Violence has once again struck music fans with a suicide attack on Ariana Grande’s Manchester show, but the booming concert industry hopes to withstand the new shock. The explosion Monday in the British arena, which killed 22 people moments after the US pop idol left the stage, comes a... Read more
Ariana Grande returns to US following Manchester bombing: report
Ariana Grande returned to the United States on Tuesday, one day after a suicide bomber killed 22 people at the pop singer’s concert in Manchester, England, People magazine reported, as questions lingered over whether she would continue her European tour. Grande, 23, was photographed landing at an airport in... Read more
Drake breaks record at Billboard Music Awards
Drake proved his dominance of the music industry once again by winning a record 13 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night. The music magazine’s televised gala in Las Vegas hands out awards based on the year´s chart performances, leaving little suspense about who will end the night well —... Read more
‘Alien: Covenant’ slides past ‘Guardians 2’ to win weekend with $36 million
As this weekend approached, the question lingered if Alien: Covenant would be able to unseat Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 from the top spot at the domestic box office. Now, we have an answer. As of Sunday morning, Covenant, from 20th Century Fox and Scott Free Productions, looks to... Read more
Actress-model Cara Delevingne rocks shaved head at Cannes’ Magnum x Moschino party
Actress and model Cara Delevingne recently attended the Magnum x Moschino party in Cannes Thursday night along with Moschino creative director Jeremy Scott and other celebrities. The 24-year-old, who has recently shaved her head for her role in Life in a Year – in which she plays a woman with... Read more
singer Chris Cornell dies aged 52
Musician Chris Cornell, the lead singer of Soundgarden and Audioslave, has died at the age of 52. In a statement to the Associated Press, his representative, Brian Bumbery, said Cornell, who had been on tour, died Wednesday night in Detroit, Brian Bumbery. Bumbery called the death “sudden and unexpected”... Read more
‘Resident Evil’ lays zombies to rest after 15 grisly years
Like a horde of undead, “Resident Evil” has shuffled relentlessly forward over six films, taking a fleshy $1.2 billion chunk from movie-goers to become the biggest ever cinematic video game tie-in. Unlike the eviscerated victims of the franchise’s bloodthirsty genetically modified flesh-eaters, however, the creators of “Resident Evil” are... Read more
Arab Fashion Week brings unisex minimalism to Dubai
Designers, buyers and influencers have descended on Dubai for Arab Fashion Week, a five-day event dedicated to ready couture and resort wear for women, men and those who refuse a label. The show opened Tuesday night with Jordanian-Canadian sensation Rad Hourani, known for his unisex designs, Palestinian-American Jenanne Filat... Read more
U2 scans new political landscape at US ‘Joshua Tree’ tour debut
With evocative montages of the American west scrolling on screens behind them, Irish rockers U2 kicked off the US leg of their “Joshua Tree” tour on Sunday with a few jabs at the new political landscape. The tour was billed as a look back at the band’s 1987 breakthrough... Read more
Logic topples Lamar from Billboard 200, Fonsi reaches No.1 in US
Rapper and record producer Logic toppled Kendrick Lamar from his three-week hold on the top of the Billboard 200 album charts with his new release Everybody, according to Nielsen SoundScan figures on Monday. Everybody sold 247,000 units for the week to take the No. 1 spot, while country singer... Read more
27-year-old man awaiting heart transplant wins Eurovision Song Contest
Portugal won the Eurovision Song Contest for the first time ever early Sunday with a melancholy ballad performed by a singer who suffers from a serious heart condition. The fado-tinged song “Amar Pelos Dois” was performed by 27-year-old Salvador Sobral, who is awaiting a heart transplant. It scored a... Read more
Shakira plans new album this month
Shakira announced Thursday that she will release a new album later this month after the superstar sported a reggaeton sound on her first single. Shakira, one of the top-selling Latin artists of all time, told her nearly 45 million Twitter followers that her 11th studio album, “El Dorado,” will... Read more
Netflix hit by Cannes ‘ban’ after cinema release row
The Cannes film festival effectively slapped a ban on future Netflix-backed movies Wednesday after the streaming giant refused to screen its two films in this year’s competition in French cinemas. Although “The Meyerowitz Stories” — starring Adam Sandler and Ben Stiller — and the Korean-American thriller “Okja” will be... Read more