‘Mary Poppins’ actor Julie Andrews lifts Venice lifetime award

AFP On Sep 3, 2019 Last updated Sep 3, 2019 VENICE: Julie Andrews, the star of classic family films such as Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music, was honoured with a... Read more »

The making of ‘It Chapter Two’

Pennywise, the murderous clown who lurks in sewers and feasts on terrified children, is perhaps the evilest creation to ever emerge from the warped mind of Stephen King. But the director of... Read more »

Actor Kevin Hart injured in Los Angeles car accident

Actor Kevin Hart suffered major injuries in a car accident in Los Angeles early on Sunday morning, the California Highway Patrol said. Hart, 40, was being driven in a 1970 Plymouth Barracuda... Read more »

Joaquin Phoenix reveals how he became ‘The Joker’

One of Gotham’s most famous villains arrived at the Venice Film Festival on Saturday, in a standalone dark story telling the origins of the Joker. Joaquin Phoenix follows in the footsteps of... Read more »

Denmark to retire its last four circus elephants

COPENHAGEN: The government of Denmark will buy the country’s last four circus elephants in order to retire them, a minister said Saturday, as more countries move to shield wild animals from the... Read more »

Kristen Stewart aims to shine spotlight on Jean Seberg

VENICE: Forty years after actress Jean Seberg died, Kristin Stewart says she wants to show the world that the star of the French New Wave should be known for more than just... Read more »

Taylor Swift’s ‘Lover’ album breaks new record

U.S. singer-songwriter Taylor Swift’s album “Lover” broke a new record for an international artist in China on Friday as it surpassed one million combined total streams, downloads and sales within a week... Read more »

Urmila slams India for showing ‘rosy picture of normalcy’ in Kashmir

Indian actress and politician Urmila Matondkar slammed Indian government for it’s desperate attempts to portray everything is normal in occupied Kashmir.  She took to Twitter and said that the attempts to show... Read more »

Michael Mann eyes ‘Heat 2’ film as book nears completion

LOS ANGELES: Michael Mann wants to make a big-screen sequel to “Heat,” the iconic movie that brought Hollywood legends Al Pacino and Robert De Niro together for the first time, the director... Read more »

Straight outta Karachi: Pakistan’s surprise hip hop hub

Haunted by gang violence and poverty for decades, Lyari was once considered one of Pakistan’s most dangerous areas, but those grim realities also inspired a generation of artists and spawned a burgeoning... Read more »