Al Pacino, the Eagles and Mavis Staples to receive Kennedy Center honors

June 24, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

The star of The Godfather trilogy, as well as a host of famed musicians, will be awarded with the prestigious lifetime achievement honor in December This year’s Kennedy Center honorees,…

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'Thumbs down': female critics vastly outnumbered by male counterparts – new study

June 24, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

Film criticism remains ‘a heavily male pursuit’, according to a study of Rotten Tomatoes by the Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film Men outnumber women by…

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London Gay Men's Chorus releases vigil song in aid of Orlando shooting fund

June 23, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

Choir releases Bridge Over Troubled Water to help Orlando victims and families fund after vigil performance is widely viewed A British gay men’s choir is to release a cover of…

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Jury deliberating in Led Zeppelin's Stairway to Heaven plagiarism trial

June 23, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

In closing arguments, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant were criticized for ‘selective’ memories and ‘convenient’ truths in their testimony A key chapter of music history could be rewritten by a…

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Glastonbury traffic chaos prompts warning to stay away for now

June 23, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

Avon and Somerset police have urged ticket-holders to delay their journey as queues build up around Worthy Farm Glastonbury festival has got off to a miserable start as traffic chaos…

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Arnold Schwarzenegger and James Cameron urge people to eat less meat

June 23, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

Terminator actor and director fronting a new campaign to try and curb animal product consumption, endorsing initiatives in China to reduce meat eating by 50% More than two decades since…

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London film festival to open with A United Kingdom

June 21, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

Amma Asante follows Belle with period tale of interracial relationship starring Rosamund Pike and David Oyelowo A United Kingdom, the story of the real-life relationship between an African king and…

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Glastonbury 2016: man dies in fire-related incident

June 21, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

Petrol spillage believed to be cause of blaze that left man in his 20s severely burned before being airlifted to hospital, where he died A man has died after suffering…

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Troy Ave indicted on attempted murder charge after shooting at TI concert

June 21, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

The 33-year-old rapper also faces four counts of criminal possession of a weapon over incident at New York City’s Irving Plaza that left his bodyguard dead The 33-year-old rapper Troy…

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Hollywood tributes continue to pour in for Star Trek's Anton Yelchin

June 20, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

Stars, including Nicolas Cage and Jodie Foster, have been sharing their condolences for the actor, who has died at the age of 27 Tributes across Hollywood have continued to pour…

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Pixar sequel Finding Dory is US's highest-grossing animated debut ever

June 20, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

Finding Dory, which comes 13 years after Finding Nemo, took in $136.2m in North American theaters this weekend, beating record set by Toy Story 3 The Pixar sequel Finding Dory…

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Anton Yelchin, Star Trek actor, dies in car accident at age 27

June 20, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

The rising star – best known for playing Chekov in the new films – was found dead in his driveway early on Sunday morning Anton Yelchin, a charismatic rising star…

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Brian Eno and Johnny Marr urge fans to vote Remain

June 20, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

In a letter, Eno has highlighted the vested interests of campaigners who want Britain to exit the EU, while Johnny Marr has decried the ‘Nazi tactics’ of UKIP Brian Eno…

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Meat Loaf collapses on stage in Edmonton during Canada tour

June 19, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

Concert footage shows singer being helped by bandmates after falling to the floor The American rocker and actor Meat Loaf has collapsed on stage during a concert in Canada. Video…

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Paul Cox, Australian film-maker and frequent collaborator with David Wenham, dies age 76

June 19, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

Death of director lauded as the father of independent cinema in Australia announced by Australian Directors Guild The director lauded as the father of independent cinema in Australia, Paul Cox,…

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