New Maradona film tracks highs and lows, intimate family moments - A new documentary about soccer great Diego Maradona shines a light on intimate moments with his family and teammates through previously unseen footage that capture the giddy highs and also the lows of his rollercoaster career.
Mon, 20 May 2019 12:34:47 -0400
Antonio Banderas says heart attack helped him reinvent himself - Antonio Banderas said a heart attack he suffered two years ago spurred him into a health kick but also allowed him to reinvent himself as an actor, including as he prepared to take on the lead role in Pedro Almodovar's autobiographical new movie.
Mon, 20 May 2019 10:28:54 -0400
Tarantino puts in early red carpet turn at Cannes Film Festival - Quentin Tarantino may have made it to the Cannes film competition by the skin of his teeth after rushing to finish editing on his latest movie in time but the director put in an unexpected early turn on the Croisette's red carpet on Saturday.
Mon, 20 May 2019 09:44:08 -0400
Game of Thrones reaches its end, with one or two shocks left - (Warning: This story contains spoilers for the final episode of "Game of Thrones.")
Mon, 20 May 2019 09:25:55 -0400
Women honored at Cannes, as gender parity drive draws scrutiny - Movie stars including Salma Hayek and Eva Longoria celebrated the role of women in cinema at a glitzy gala in Cannes on Sunday, amid a drive to promote gender equality in the industry that is still falling short of what many campaigners hoped for.
Mon, 20 May 2019 08:54:00 -0400
Tencent Video delays 'Game of Thrones' finale in China, prompts fan uproar - China's Tencent Video has delayed the broadcast of the "Game of Thrones" finale, according to an official message published by the online streaming site on Monday, prompting uproar among fans of the popular TV series in the country.
Mon, 20 May 2019 01:21:26 -0400
Delon honored at Cannes as festival shrugs off criticism - An emotional Alain Delon received a prize for his six decade-long acting career on Sunday as the Cannes Film Festival shrugged off criticism prompted by his views on women and same-sex couples to give him an honorary Palme d'Or.
Sun, 19 May 2019 18:23:36 -0400
Julianne Moore says personal experiences spurred her to back AIDS ward documentary - Oscar-winning actress Julianne Moore said her experience of caring for someone infected with the AIDS virus had spurred her decision to help promote the documentary '5B' about the unsung heroes who looked after AIDS sufferers in the 1980s.
Sun, 19 May 2019 17:40:31 -0400
Box office: 'John Wick 3' knocks down 'Avengers: Endgame' with $57 million debut - LOS ANGELES ( - Earth's Mightiest Heroes put up a good fight, but John Wick put at end to the three-week box office reign of "Avengers: Endgame."
Sun, 19 May 2019 12:55:02 -0400
Israeli host expecting Eurovision 'punishment' for Iceland's Palestinian flag display - The Israeli broadcaster of the Eurovision Song Contest said on Sunday that an unauthorized display of Palestinian flags by Iceland's band could draw "punishment" from the event's organizers.
Sun, 19 May 2019 12:12:54 -0400
Netherlands wins Eurovision contest; Madonna flag display causes stir - The Netherlands won the 64th Eurovision Song Contest in Israel on Sunday in a songfest that passed off without serious incident, despite calls by pro-Palestinian groups to boycott the event.
Sun, 19 May 2019 10:11:16 -0400
Maradona to miss Cannes film premiere after shoulder injury - Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona is set to miss out on the Cannes premiere of a documentary about his life and career, due to "a shoulder injury requiring medical attention", the film's publicists said on Sunday.
Sun, 19 May 2019 09:39:16 -0400
Schwarzenegger struck by flying kick at South Africa sports event - A man struck Arnold Schwarzenegger with a flying kick at a sports event in South Africa on Saturday, though the actor and former California governor later reassured fans that they needn't worry about him.
Sat, 18 May 2019 15:42:59 -0400
Clad in green, film crew protest Argentina abortion law on Cannes red carpet - Waving green scarves and chanting "solidarity for women", an Argentine film crew and several dozen campaigners turned the Cannes red carpet into a protest on Saturday as they showcased a documentary looking at the highly-charged issue of abortion.
Sat, 18 May 2019 15:38:48 -0400
On Eurovision final day, Israelis cheer as Palestinians protest - As singers made last-minute preparations for the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv on Saturday, Israeli police threw a high-security cordon around the venue to head off attacks, or protests by boycotters who have urged fans to shun the event.
Sat, 18 May 2019 13:06:12 -0400
Almodovar's ode to filmmaking hits the right notes at Cannes - Pedro Almodovar is used to a good reception from what he called "faithful" audiences in France - so much so, the director joked on Saturday that he was "Franco-Spanish".
Sat, 18 May 2019 12:47:01 -0400
Cannes critics warm to Ken Loach's dig at gig economy - With the tale of a family unraveling under the pressure of their precarious jobs, Ken Loach's latest Cannes entry takes aim at the gig economy model dividing politicians and workers the world over.
Sat, 18 May 2019 11:46:25 -0400
Emotional 'Rocketman' cast formed close bond with Elton John - Actor Taron Egerton said on Friday he'd developed a close friendship with Elton John while preparing for the biopic "Rocketman", adding to the emotion after a glittering premiere where few of its stellar attendees were left dried-eyed.
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