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...
Funeral prayers for poetess Farzana Naz offered in Islamabad
The funeral players for renowned poetess Farzana Naz has been offered in Islamabad. Naz passed away on Tuesday in Islamabad after succumbing to her wounds. Naz had been critically injured after she fell from the stage during the closing ceremony of the National Book Festival. According to the doctors, she... Read more
‘Furious 8’ leaves competition in the dust
Universal’s “The Fate of the Furious” topped the North American box office for a second weekend, industry data showed, taking $38.4 million as it closed in on $1 billion worldwide. The eighth installment in the high-octane series starring Vin Diesel and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson shattered records on its... Read more
Musicians in aquariums make sounds in a silent world
Talk about fluid tunes: A group of innovative Danish musicians submerged like fish in an aquarium have created an underwater concerto with instruments specially adapted to resonate in a silent world. In the central Danish town of Aarhus, a Godsbanen centre concert hall looks more like a fish farm... Read more
Atif Aslam leaves stage mid-concert
Pop stars Atif Aslam left the stage amid a concert when crowd threw bottles at him. According to an eyewitness claimed that Atif left the stage when the crowd threw bottles him. However, Conflicting reports have come out from different eyewitnesses. Other eyewitness claimed that a child was lost at... Read more
French artist succeeds in ‘hatching eggs’
French artist Abraham Poincheval, who famously spent a week inside a rock and two weeks inside a bear sculpture, has succeeded in hatching chicken eggs after incubating them for some three weeks. Poincheval embarked on his latest project in late March of imitating a mother hen by incubating some... Read more
Fox ends ties with top-rated host Bill O’Reilly
Twenty-First Century Fox Inc has decided to part ways with star cable news host Bill O’Reilly following allegations of sexual harassment, the company said on Wednesday. “After a thorough and careful review of the allegations, the company and Bill O’Reilly have agreed that Bill O’Reilly will not be returning... Read more
Julia Roberts named People´s ´most beautiful´ for record 5th time
Julia Roberts was named People magazine´s world´s most beautiful woman for a record 5th time on Wednesday, but the actress said she thought her best years were yet to come. Roberts, 49, was first given the annual honor in 1991, a year after she skyrocketed to fame in the... Read more
Netflix growth misses mark despite strong earnings
Netflix subscriber growth missed its mark in the first quarter of this year, but the on-demand television star expects to hit the 100-million milestone this weekend. Along with posting strong earnings on Monday, US-based Netflix reported a net increase of 4.95 million subscribers, most of those overseas where it... Read more
Cash me ousside’ star cashes in as viral villain
When Barbara Ann Bregoli appeared on CBS’s “Dr Phil” show in December to get advice about how to control her car-stealing teenage daughter, nobody could have predicted she would be giving birth to a villainous viral star. In just a few months, daughter Danielle, now 14, has garnered 8.8... Read more
Latest Furious film opens strongly worldwide
Universal´s action thriller “The Fate of the Furious” hit the ground in super-high gear this weekend, taking in $100.2 million on North American screens while roaring to record global revenues of more than a half-billion dollars, industry analysts estimated. Exhibitor Relations said the latest chapter in Universal Studio´s “Fast... Read more
Total Charlie: Chaplin fans set a world record
Six hundred and sixty-two people on Sunday set a world record for the biggest gathering of Charlie Chaplins, each donning the black jacket, shoes, bowler hat, toothbrush moustache and cane of the comic´s signature creation, the Little Tramp. The unusual rally, drawing Chaplin fans of all ages from all... Read more
Year of the glitch: Sound fails Radiohead at Coachella
Radiohead salvaged a headlining set at the Coachella festival from disaster on Friday, following a glitch-plagued opening in which the audio system repeatedly crashed. The experimental rock icons, booked for the third time to lead the premier festival in the California desert, played most of two songs in awkward,... Read more
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner file for divorce
Actors Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner officially filed for divorce nearly two years after the Hollywood A-list couple split, the Los Angeles Times reported. Irreconcilable differences were cited in the paperwork filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, where Garner filed the divorce petition and Affleck filed his response, the... Read more
Coppola, Haneke, Haynes films in lineup for Cannes
Sofia Coppola´s Civil War thriller “The Beguiled” starring Nicole Kidman and “Happy End” by Austria´s Michael Haneke starring French icon Isabelle Huppert are among the 18 films picked to compete in Cannes, organisers said Thursday. Also in the running at the 70th anniversary edition of the festival will be... Read more