Genesis Prize cancels ceremony after 2018 winner Natalie Portman said she won’t visit Israel

By Josefin Dolsten Natalie Portman speaking onstage during the Vulture Festival LA at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood, Calif., Nov. 19, 2017. (Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Vulture Festival) (JTA) — The Genesis Prize announced it...

Cannes jury revealed

Source:AFP-Global Times Hollywood actresses will dominate the jury at Cannes next month, the film festival's organizers said on Wednesday as they appeared set to lift their bar on controversial Danish director Lars Von Trier. Cate Blanchett,...

Everything to Know About Wonder Woman 2

Who's getting the business end of Diana's lasso this time around? By Eliza Thompson It's been less than a year since the first Wonder Woman debuted and shattered records, hearts, and Ares, but now it's...

I Feel Pretty review – Amy Schumer’s self-image comedy falls flat

As an insecure woman finding her place in a superficial world, the comedian’s considerable talents can’t save a subpar script Benjamin Lee Amy Schumer’s sharp, occasionally hilarious, brand of comedy is reliant on a number of...

Cannes film festival 2018: full list of films

The official selection has been announced for the 71st Cannes film festival running 8-19 May. Here are all the titles screening Guardian film Official selection Competition Everybody Knows (dir: Asghar Farhadi) – opening film At War (dir: Stéphane Brizé) Dogman...

Lars von Trier set for Cannes return after seven-year ban

Festival boss hints that Danish director’s new serial killer film will join lineup – overturning expulsion imposed after ‘unacceptable’ comments in 2011 Gwilym Mumford Cannes is set to add the newest film from Lars von Trier...

Sultan of snub: Mark Knopfler skips Dire Straits’ rock hall of fame induction

Associated Press British rockers Dire Straits have been inducted into the rock’n’roll hall of fame, but the occasion was marked without its lead singer and guitarist Mark Knopfler, who chose not to turn up to...

Italian film director Vittorio Taviani dies aged 88

President pays tribute to director who worked with brother on award-winning films Associated Press in Milan The Italian film director Vittorio Taviani, who with his brother Paolo Taviani created Italian cinema masterpieces, has died at the...

Beyoncé at Coachella review – greatest star of her generation writes herself into history

With guest spots from husband Jay Z, sister Solange and a reunited Destiny’s Child, this was a show about more than just music – it was about female power and self-belief Eve Barlow ‘Is that a...

‘Cuckoo’s Nest’ director dies at 86

Source:AFP Oscar-winning Czech-born film director Milos Forman, celebrated for One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and Amadeus, has died aged 86, his agents told AFP on Saturday. "I heard from Martina Forman very early this...

Report: Justin Bieber Just Punched Out a Man Who Was Assaulting a Woman at...

The man allegedly chased after Justin's car after the incident. By Laura Beck Justin Bieber allegedly just punched out a man who was assaulting a woman at a Coachella party. TMZ reports that the singer was at...

Movies that have grossed more than a $1bn – ranked!

The most lucrative star-filled blockbusters of all time in order of merit, from goofy Dory to the Dark Knight, Bond to Potter and feminist fairytales to the doomed Titanic Graeme Virtue Transformers: Dark of the...

Noah’s Ark Artists to be featured in Salvador Dali Exhibition

Dear Art Lovers, The Noah's Ark Art Gallery has had a long history of partnership and co-operation with ArtEvolution.com, headquartered in Calgary, Canada. Art Evolution is an international, technology-driven, online marketing company, offering one of...

Cannes 2018 lineup features Jean-Luc Godard, Spike Lee – and few women

71st edition of the film festival features big names and a global outlook, but only three out of 18 films competing for the Palme d’Or have female directors The Cannes film festival has announced a...

Apple is turning one of the most iconic sci-fi franchises into a TV show

By Nick Pino ...with the help of Altered Carbon’s production team There’s very little doubt that Isaac Asimov’s seminal Foundation series launched dozens - if not hundreds - of sci-fi plots over the years: Written in...

10 years of Lady Gaga: how she queered mainstream pop forever

Brian O'Flynn It’s a decade since Lady Gaga burst into the charts with Just Dance, and showed a new generation how to create a vivid identity for yourself, anywhere The year is 2008. I sit on...

‘Beirut’ Review: Jon Hamm Delivers Best Work Yet In Compelling International Thriller

by Pete Hammond Well, better late than never. It has taken screenwriter Tony Gilroy’s script of Beirut only 27 years to reach the screen, but it was well worth the wait especially in that it gives its...

‘Mean Girls’ Review: Tina Fey Musical Makes Broadway Honor Roll

By Greg Evans At least one of the characters in Broadway’s Mean Girls would describe this musical adaptation of Tina Fey’s 2004 not-for-teens-only film comedy as absolutely fetch. And fetch it is, whether that word...

Stanley Kubrick ‘risked stuntman’s life’ making 2001: A Space Oydssey

Director refused to stop filming as stuntman Bill Weston lost consciousness, new book claims Dalya Alberge the studio floor while filming 2001: A Space Odyssey. Photograph: Doug Trumbull Stanley Kubrick is revered for pushing cinematic boundaries with...

Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem film to open Cannes film festival

By ANDER GILLENEA The Cannes film festival will open next month with Iranian master Asghar Farhadi's new film "Everybody Knows", starring Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem, the organisers said Thursday. The psychological thriller shot in Spanish...