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Romantic tragedies abound Monday night on ABC when the “Romeo and Juliet” sequel “Still Star-Crossed” premieres directly after “The Bachelorette.” Adapted from a book of the same name by Melinda T
Poor Alicia Silverstone and Tom Everett Scott. Between Clueless and That Thing You Do! they separately led two of the most charming and rewatchable all-ages comedies of the ’90s.
Trumpeter Ibrahim Maalouf, famed for his award-winning film soundtracks and jazz-inspired mixing of Eastern and Western sounds, believes improvisation is a way of life.
A misbehaving giant poodle has scooped top prize for a canine performance at the Cannes film festival, despite what organizers lamented as a pawcity of dog roles this year.
Mr. Martin also appeared in a number of popular television shows, including episodes of “The Love Boat,” “Magnum P.I.” and “Murder, She Wrote.”
Call it the big bang of Southern rock: the convergence of forces that led two brothers, Duane and Gregg Allman, to convene in Jacksonville, Fla., on March 26, 1969, for a jam session that would be
“Twilight” is in the rearview mirror, but he stands by the series even as he’s celebrated at Cannes for his turn as an inept bad guy in “Good Time.”
Directed by Ruben Ostlund, “The Square” was a surprise winner of the Palme d’Or. With “The Beguiled,” Ms. Coppola became the second woman in the festival’s history to win the directing prize.
“Dead Men Tell No Tales,” the latest film in the “Pirates” franchise, overcame poor reviews. “Baywatch” continued a string of lackluster TV adaptations.
Tehran, May 28, IRNA – Iran’s first sensor-operational satellite dubbed as “Soha” will be launched in the next Iranian calendar year (started March 21, 2018), Iran Space Research Center Hassan Haddad
Bandar Abbas, May 28, IRNA -- Six Iranian sailors who went astray in Hormugan waters in the vicinity of coral island were rescued by rescue teams on Sunday.
The Square, a Swedish movie about the curator of a museum filled with grotesquely pretentious conceptual art was awarded the top prize at the Cannes
At a Cannes Film Festival where the purposes and parameters of art have been much debated, with Netflix, virtual reality and television series making rare and sometimes first-time appearances, it
A father of three Ariana Grande fans is telling the 23-year-old singer to keep making music following the Manchester bombing that happened after her
Tehran, May 28, IRNA -- Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Reza Salehi Amiri in a message on Sunday congratulated Master Hossein Alizadeh for receiving Asian World Music Award.
Will Smith and Pedro Almodovar jostled over it. Silicon Valley executive Ted Sarandos defended it. The Oscar winner Alejandro Inarritu boasted about it. And the people who run the entertainment bu
Tehran, May 28, IRNA -- Vice President and head of Environmental Protection Organization Massoumeh Ebtekar said on Sunday that 70 percent of particle pollution originate from foreign countries.
Tehran, May 28, IRNA -- Vice President and head of Environmental Protection Organization Massoumeh Ebtekar said on Sunday that 70 percent of dust storms originate from foreign countries.
Tehran, May 28, IRNA – A unique stone construction known as ‘Tehran Versailles’ belonged to a wealthy person before the victory of the 1979 Islamic Revolution, has been registered on the list of Iran
Mashad, May 28, IRNA - Mashad University of Medical Sciences (MUMS) announced that the first orthopedic hypnosurgery in Iran was performed in Imam Reza Hospital in Mashad on a 32-year old man’s hand.
Tehran, May 28, IRNA – “A Man of Integrity”, the latest work of Iranian film director Mohammad Rasoulof, won the top prize in the Un Certain Regard section at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday eve
Hello! I’m Mark Olsen, and welcome to another edition of your regular field guide to a world of Only Good Movies. Shortly after we send out this week's newsletter, the prize winners of this year's
Idris Elba — who made breaking the rules a very good thing in “Luther” — goes rogue as a C.I.A. officer. And Laurence Fishburne joins Joe Mantegna as host of a tribute to the armed services.
American recording artist Alicia Keys is sharing a top humanitarian award with indigenous rights activists in Canada. They were given Amnesty Interna
Cher, Keith Urban and Slash from Guns N' Roses are among the many musicians and entertainers paying tribute to Gregg Allman following news of the Ten
Cher, Keith Urban and Guns N' Roses are among the many musicians and entertainers paying tribute to Gregg Allman following news of the Tennessee-born
Music legend Gregg Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel the Allman Brothers Band to superstardom and
Music legend Gregg Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel the Allman Brothers Band to superstardom and
The singer, keyboardist and songwriter was a founder of the Allman Brothers Band and a composer of songs like “Whipping Post” and “Midnight Rider.”
Gregg Allman, the gravel-voiced singer who helped lift the Allman Brothers Band to prominence with a hard-churning brand of soulful rock that became part of the soundtrack of the 1960s and ’70s an
Tehran, May 27, IRNA – Photographer Shahbaz Zaman displayed his works on nature of Czech Republic and the city of Prague dubbed as; “Boutique Hotel” in a photo exhibition in Niavaran Cultural Center
Bandar Abbas, May 27, IRNA -- Eight passengers of a cargo dhow were rescued from death in the vicinity of Abu Musa islands, Deputy of Port and Maritime Director General in Hormozgan province Mehdi No
Shiraz, Fars Province, May 27, IRNA -- Iran, in general and Shiraz, in particular, are the cradle of human rights and it is not acceptable to claim that human rights are the result of the Western tho
Tehran, May 27, IRNA -- Vice-President and Head of Cultural Heritage and Tourism Organization said on Saturday that number of US tourists visiting Iran is remarkable and recent allegations made by US
Steven Zeitchik, Justin Chang and Kenneth Turan are bringing us Cannes moments from the 70 years of the international film festival -- in 17-second increments (or thereabouts). Here, Chang, with Z
Steven Zeitchik, Justin Chang and Kenneth Turan are bringing us Cannes moments from the 70 years of the international film festival -- in 17-second increments (or thereabouts). Here, Zeitchik, wit
Steven Zeitchik, Justin Chang and Kenneth Turan are bringing us Cannes moments from the 70 years of the international film festival -- in 17-second increments (or thereabouts). Here, Turan, with C
Roman Polanski, whose 1960s films Repulsion and Rosemary's Baby focused on women in mental torment, returns to the same theme in a film that screened
Scott Menaged, a former star on the Property Wars reality TV show, has been accused of wire fraud and other charges involving furniture stores he own
Islamabad, May 27, IRNA – The holy month of Ramadan will start in Pakistan on May 28 (Sunday) and the Muslims across the country are preparing to welcome the fasting month in spite of the difficult s
Decades ago, José Fuster set out to transform a Havana fishing neighborhood into a work of art. Despite Cuba’s political and economic turmoil, his work now spans from residents’ homes to a giant chess
Brad Pitt swaggers onto the screen as a big-gun general — any similarities to a living person are purely intentional. And six filmmakers tackle patriotism.
New museums! Big retirements! Schubert and Beethoven and some fellas from Jersey. I’m Carolina A. Miranda, staff writer for the Los Angeles Times, with the week’s tastiest culture stories: L.A.'s
For years, Lauren Graham and her “Gilmore Girls” cohorts were asked about the possibility of a reunion — either in movie form or by way of more television episodes. Then it finally happened. A fou
Mr. Mace lived with his partner, known professionally as Richard Adrian Dorr, for decades, and noted Broadway performers studied at the vocal studio they ran.
Brad Pitt, Pharrell Williams and numerous members of rock royalty joined mourners Friday at Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell's memorial service at
Under Julie Kent’s direction, the company hits peaks in a program that includes Anthony Tudor’s “Jardin aux Lilas” and Frederick Ashton’s “The Dream.”
Justin Bieber has gotten a lot of credit for a remix of a Latin American hit, but music writer Petra Rivera-Rideau says Bieber has just as much to ga
The Alamo Drafthouse movie chain has doubled down at its Austin, Texas and New York City theatres, announcing additional women-only screenings of Won
The Alamo Drafthouse movie chain has doubled down at its Austin, Texas and New York City theatres, announcing additional women-only screenings of Won
Dwayne Johnson stars in the big screen adaptation of Baywatch while Johnny Depp returns for the fifth incarnation of the Pirates of the Caribbean ser
Dwayne Johnson stars in the big screen adaptation of Baywatch while Johnny Depp returns for the fifth incarnation of the Pirates of the Caribbean ser
Music fests are ubiquitous, but only some are curated well enough to be thrilling. And there’s the Fyre Festival. A panel discussion of the current festival climate, on Popcast.
“A-leeeee-shaaaa!” The voice is unmistakable. It’s the same one that has announced the giveaway of dozens of free cars. The one that can make anyone — “John Tra-vol-tahhhh!” “Tom Cuh-ru-ooze!” “Ce
The violinist Augustin Hadelich's virtuosic performance of Dvorak, and surprise in "Carmen" and Franz Schmidt's Symphony No. 2 were among the highlights.
David Hasselhoff wasn’t actively stalking Zac Efron on the way to the beachside port-a-potty. But now that they were both there he figured, well, why not make the most of it? “You’ve gotta check o
When Roger Moore died earlier this week at age 89, it was something of a multi-generational shock. He was the first James Bond actor to pass on. Across seven films, from 1973’s “Live and Let Die”
East West Players wraps up its 51st season, dedicated to “the female perspective,” with a revival of “Next to Normal,” the Tony- and Pulitzer-winning musical about a suburban housewife’s struggle
Ubisoft Montreal released a trailer and new details about its upcoming game Far Cry 5 on Friday, which puts its first-person action spotlight on a fi
A makeshift bleacher brimming with fans fringed the blue carpet at Thursday night's world premiere of "Wonder Woman," a few brave women withstanding the cold to don the superhero's signature shoul
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