Dancing On My Own: The story behind Robyn’s 2010 ‘sad banger’

By Steve Holden Newsbeat music reporter  - BBC.COM Image copyright Getty Images "There's a big black sky over my town." That line from Dancing On My Own is Robyn's love letter to the weather in her home...

Venice film fest a ‘sign of hope’ for world cinema

By Kelly VELASQUEZ -  Japan Today VENICE The decision to hold the Venice Film Festival despite the coronavirus pandemic is being hailed as a "sign of hope" for the movie world after months of closed cinemas,...

Artists launch campaign to help theater workers

Turkish actors created a donation platform to help unemployed theater workers as the sector is now one of the hardest hit because of the novel coronavirus. Actors including Ali Duşenkalkar, Çaglar Çorumlu, and Tilbe Saran, organized...

Tom Cruise space-set film moves closer to reality after adding director

Doug Liman on board as director of film be shot aboard International Space Station, backed by Nasa and Elon Musk Andrew Pulver -  The  Guardian The projected Tom Cruise space movie that became headline news after...

Venice Film Festival To Go Ahead As Scheduled, Declares Veneto Governor & Biennale Board...

By Nancy Tartaglione - https://deadline.com International Box Office Editor/Senior Contributor The governor of Italy’s Veneto region, Luca Zaia, said today that the Venice Film Festival will go ahead as scheduled in September. Dates are September 2-12 for...

Joni Mitchell: where to start in her back catalogue

In Listener’s digest, our writers help you explore the work of great musicians. Next up: the poet of Laurel Canyon who refused anyone’s will but her own @jenny_stevens  -  The Guardian Free spirit ... Joni Mitchell....

Brooke Shields: ‘I’m such an addict of Downton Abbey’

The 80s star on the joy of an English roast dinner, her Ozark obsession, and her brush with the Dilbert Dunker As told to Rich Pelley -  The Guardian ‘I must have watched the latest season...

U.S. guitar maker PRS resumes hand-building instruments – at a safe distance

STEVENSVILLE, Md. (Reuters) - Maryland’s decision to reopen non-essential businesses came just in time for high-end guitar maker PRS Guitars, which kept 374 workers on its payroll during an eight-week shutdown that has gouged...

Michel Piccoli: a fierce, strong performer who became the object of cinephile fan-worship

Peter Bradshaw  -  The Guardian From Godard’s Le Mépris to Nanni Moretti’s We Have a Pope, Piccoli’s prolific career saw him evolve into a legend of European cinema Piccoli, who has died aged 94, in We...

“You’ve Got A Lunatic”: Robert De Niro Reignites Feud With Donald Trump

De Niro made headlines again in 2018 when he took the stage at the Tony Awards to introduce a performance by Bruce Springsteen, but not before dropping some choice words about the president. World(c) 2020...

Salma Hayek shares sultry makeup-free selfie in dripping wet swimsuit: ‘Agua’

By Julius Young-Fox News Salma Hayek doesn't need a filter or makeup in order to prove her natural beauty to the world. The 53-year-old actress put detractors to shame with her latest picture on Wednesday when the “Savages”...

Movie-related products still hit stores despite film delays

Despite film delays, toy production and gaming companies are often staying on schedule, releasing a variety of products tied to major titles from “Black Widow” to “Minions: The Rise of Gru” in hopes of...

Joint Armenian-Azerbaijani documentary on Karabakh released

Hardening attitudes on both sides of the conflict have slowed the release of the film, nine years in the making. Joshua Kucera-  Eurasianet.org Filming of Parts of a Circle, a groundbreaking documentary about the...

‘Seinfeld’ star Jerry Stiller dies at 92: actor son Ben

AFP-Veteran actor and comedian Jerry Stiller, who found fame on Broadway and later in the smash US show "Seinfeld" has died from natural causes aged 92, his son, the Hollywood star Ben Stiller, said...

Robert De Niro: ‘I’d like to play Cuomo in pandemic movie’

In another blistering attack on Donald Trump, the actor says the New York governor is doing what a president should do Andrew Pulver-   The Guardian Robert De Niro has said he would be keen to play...

Julie Andrews: ‘I was certainly aware of tales about the casting couch’

Interview Hadley Freeman  -  The  Guardian The celebrated actor had a turbulent upbringing before becoming world-famous for playing two perfect nannies. Now she’s bonding with a new generation of children through her storytelling podcast Julie Andrews: ‘I...

Sters’ keyboardist Dave Greenfield dies after contracting Covid-19 rangl

Greenfield, 71, contracted virus after prolonged stay in hospital for heart problems PA Media The Stranglers in 1982: (l-r) Jet Black, Hugh Cornwell, Jean-Jacques Burnel and Dave Greenfield. Photograph: LJ Van Houten/Rex/Shutterstock The Stranglers’ keyboard player Dave...

Natalie Wood’s Daughter On Her HBO Documentary About Her Famous Mother’s Career, Life And...

By Pete Hammond  -deadline.com “I feel that this documentary is definitive documentary of her life you know, and my book is the definitive deep dive into our relationship, but I also talk about the night...

Victoria Beckham reverses decision to furlough fashion label staff

Exclusive: application to use public money to support staff is withdrawn following criticism Jess Cartner-Morley -  The  Guardian Victoria Beckham: ‘The welfare of my team and our business means everything to me.’ Photograph: Samir Hussein/WireImage Victoria Beckham...

Gigi Hadid confirms she’s pregnant: ‘We’re very excited and happy’

By Jessica Napoli-Fox News - Getty  images Gigi Hadid confirmed she's expecting her first child with boyfriend Zayn Malik. The 25-year-old supermodel revealed the exciting news to Jimmy Fallon while making an appearance on "The Tonight Show" on Thursday. "Obviously, we...