Chile's star on the rise: Ana Tijoux
2014-06-09 04:03:54 UTC
Chilean hip hop artist Ana Tijoux is winning fans at home and abroad with her Latin rhythms and socially engaged lyrics.
In the first episode of a new series showcasing Latin American musical talent, she performs Vengo. It is a song about indigenous pride, urging Chileans to celebrate their In...
Amal Rejected George Clooney, Twice
2014-06-05 07:16:47 UTC
Analyze all of George Clooney's exes and you'll be hard pressed to find a "type." From girl-next-door (who can throw down in a ring) Stacy Keibler to Italian actress Elisabetta Canalis, and Cocktail Waitress Sarah Larson, the only shared trait seemed to be" Beautiful. So what was missing? Why cou...
Art - or 'poor softcore porn'?
2014-05-25 18:25:42 UTC
A film inspired by the life of Dominique Strauss-Kahn has drawn harsh criticism for its graphic depiction of an orgy - and has been left out in the cold at the Cannes Film Festival.
“This guy was slam-dunk going to be the president of France, and now he’s sitting on Rikers Island accused of ra...
Very public private ceremony: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West officially tied the knot
2014-05-25 17:05:45 UTC
The ceremony was held in front of nearly 200 family member and friends in Florence, Italy, People reports. Details about the extravagant, multi-day celebration have been making headlines for weeks; this is a couple whose everyday lives are filmed for TV cameras, after all.
If this was indeed a p...
'The Voice' declares a Season 6 winner
2014-05-21 05:13:45 UTC
Josh Kaufman, 38, of Indianapolis triumphed in the viewer vote over two other singers who made it to the two-hour finale of the NBC singing competition: Christina Grimmie, 20, of Marlton, N.J., and Jake Worthington, 18, of La Porte, Texas. Worthington finished second.
Kaufman, a member of Team...
Caleb Johnson Wins 'American Idol' XIII
2014-05-22 05:31:21 UTC
Caleb Johnson auditioned for American Idol in two previous years and got cut both times. On Wednesday, the 23-year-old rocker from Asheville, N.C., won the show's 13th season, beating out 17-year-old Jena Irene for the title.
The season's two-hour finale opened with Johnson and Jena Irene toge...
Charlize Theron Gets Emotional Talking About Her Relationship with Sean Penn
2014-05-20 05:40:28 UTC
While Charlize Theron is certainly Sean Penn's type — beautiful, blond, and artistic like his exes Madonna, Robin Wright, and Scarlett Johansson — news of their romance, which was first exposed during a New Year's island getaway, came as a surprise. It shouldn't have though; they've had a friends...
Actress Leila Hatami’s Cannes kiss sparks outrage in Iran
2014-05-20 05:10:35 UTC
<h3>Iranian actress Leila Hatami outraged authorities in her home country on Sunday after a photograph emerged of her kissing the director of the Cannes Film Festival, Gilles Jacob, on the cheek.</h3>Hatami, who rose to international fame in 2011 with the Academy-Award winning Iranian drama “A Se...
Alec Baldwin Taken Into Police Custody While Riding His Bike
2014-05-13 17:24:38 UTC
The actor, 56, was spotted Tuesday morning being handcuffed by a New York City police officer for riding the wrong way on his bike.
"Alec was taken into custody in order to ID him and given two summons this morning in NYC," the New York Deputy Commissioner of Public Information told "The Insid...
‘Alien’ creator H.R. Giger is dead
2014-05-13 08:22:09 UTC
The renowned Swiss artist H.R. Giger has died at the age of 73, following injuries sustained in a fall, Swiss public television, SRF, has reported. Giger was most famous for the alien monster he created for the movie of the same name.
SRF cited family sources. In the art world, Giger, who focuse...
Hollywood is backing boycotts of the Beverly Hills Hotel and Hotel Bel-Air
2014-05-11 06:30:54 UTC
LOS ANGELES — For longer than most here care to remember, Arthur Cohn, a producer of “The Garden of the Finzi-Continis,” which won an Oscar in 1972, has staged an intimate pre-Academy Awards dinner for friends, movie stars and others at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
The actress Robin Wright and the...
Audrey Hepburn's 85th birthday: After a bizarre and traumatic childhood she went on to be a Hollywood great
2014-05-07 04:19:01 UTC
It used to be said that you can't be too rich or too thin. We now no longer believe this. Bankers and hedge fund managers are too rich; and now the celebrity magazines and tabloids lead the choruses of "Look how skinny's she's got!" The nicer way of saying the same thing, and making it a complime...
Angelina Jolie And Brad Pitt Teaming On New Project She Wrote
2014-05-04 08:07:08 UTC
Brad Pitt and Angela Jolie are back at it! For the first time in nine years, the longtime partners are collaborating on an upcoming movie, Deadline reports.
Pitt, 50, met his current mate on the set of their first movie Mr. and Mrs. Smith, which arrived in theaters in June 2005. While the acti...
The 'Bollywood Oscars' host Indian and American stars
2014-04-28 06:03:04 UTC
<h3>Hrithik Roshan inadvertently mesmerises John Travolta with the technicolor lining of his jacket, inspiring the lead singer of the 1979 album Travolta Fever with unexpected dreams.</h3>TAMPA | The Indian film industry's top award show sailed into Tampa Saturday with a pirate-themed opening mus...
George Clooney is engaged to girlfriend Amal Alamuddin
2014-04-27 18:16:54 UTC
George Clooney is ready to commit.
The Oscar-winning actor is engaged to girlfriend Amal Alamuddin, according to multiple reports.
The news is surprising to anyone familiar with Clooney's playboy status, but the two were clearly in love in photos that emerged from the couple's romantic getawa...
Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas Make First Public
2014-04-16 20:20:10 UTC
Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas have made their reconciliation red carpet official.
On Tuesday night, the couple stepped out for opening night of "The Library" at The Public Theater in New York City. The 44-year-old "Red 2" star looked stunning in a long black dress with a plunging neck...
…what is this?
2014-04-12 00:55:44 UTC
<h3>The story behind that horrifying Emma Watson GIF is even weirder than the GIF itself</h3>
A GIF of Emma Watson morphing into Sophia Vergara transfixed and horrified the Internet Wednesday, with reactions generally a variation of “…what is this?”
The GIF is so thoroughly creepy and borde...
Mickey Rooney, child star, legend of the screen, dies at 93
2014-04-07 15:51:08 UTC
Actor Mickey Rooney, who became the United States' biggest movie star while still a brash teenager in the 1930s and later a versatile character actor in a career that spanned 10 decades, has died aged 93.
Rooney, who developed a reputation as a hard-partying, off-screen brat in his heyday and ...
Paul Stanley: Kiss miffed at Rock Hall over snub
2014-03-15 19:24:10 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — Paul Stanley of Kiss wants to shout it out loud: The band is miffed at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for not inducting members Eric Singer and Tommy Thayer along with the original lineup.
Kiss is scheduled to be inducted into the Rock Hall on April 10 in New York City. But Sta...
Doris Day plans animal-friendly birthday bash
2014-03-11 21:45:48 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Screen legend Doris Day is celebrating a landmark birthday with an auction to benefit her favorite cause: animals.
A spokesman for Day said Tuesday the nonprofit Doris Day Animal Foundation will mark her 90th birthday in April with a bash in Carmel, Calif.
A sold-out fund...
Mamoru Samuragochi, Japan Beethoven sorry for fake work
2014-03-07 09:04:24 UTC
TOKYO (AP) — The man once lauded as "Japan's Beethoven" bowed repeatedly and apologized Friday at his first media appearance since it was revealed last month that his famed musical compositions were ghostwritten and he wasn't completely deaf.
Mamoru Samuragochi appeared clean-shaven and minus ...
McConaughey wins Oscar for best actor
2014-03-03 05:34:38 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matthew McConaughey has won the Academy Award for best actor for his performance as a desperate and determined AIDS patient in "Dallas Buyers Club."
McConaughey lost some 40 pounds for the role, which capped a remarkable recent career transformation for the 44-year-old actor...
List of Oscar winners 2014
2014-03-03 05:30:29 UTC
List of winners at Sunday's 86th annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Best Picture: "12 Years a Slave."
Actor: Matthew McConaughey, "Dallas Buyers Club."
Actress: Cate Blanchett, "Blue Jasmine."
Supporting Actor: Jared Leto, "Dallas Buyer...
Lupita Nyong'o wins Oscar for supporting actress
2014-03-03 05:27:56 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lupita Nyong'o has won the Academy Award for best supporting actress for her harrowing portrayal of a slave who's caught her sadistic master's eye in "12 Years a Slave."
It was the first Oscar nomination for the 31-year-old Nyong'o, and she won it for her film debut.
Nyong'o, Leto, 'Gravity' win at Academy Awards
2014-03-03 04:22:12 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — First-time winners Lupita Nyong'o and Jared Leto took supporting acting honors, while the 3-D spectacle "Gravity" amassed a force of technical awards in a smooth if safe Oscar ceremony Sunday punctuated by politics, pizza and photo-bombing.
Wearing Nairobi blue, the 31-year-...