Egyptian short film wins Cannes’ Palme d’Or

Egyptian director Sameh Alaa’s movie “I Am Afraid to Forget Your Face” has won the coveted Palme d’Or in the Cannes Film Festival’s short-film competition.    Starring Seif Eldin Hemida and Nourhan Ali Abdelazez, the 15-minute movie tells the story of a ma

Dwayne Johnson injures face while working out

Hollywood action star Dwayne Johnson sustains a face injury during a workout session, but that did not stop him from continuing his extremely intense regime. The 48-year-old actor and fitness enthusiast shared a video on Instagram to show off his injury. He got a gash on his face while throwing a

Harry Styles Investing in New Music Venue in Manchester

While most music stars are rescheduling tour dates to 2021, Harry Styles is looking farther ahead and making plans to headline his own arena — one he’s putting his money and ideas into. Styles is one of the investors in a £350 million pound ($456.6 million) new concert venue in

Borat Bounces back Just ahead of US Elections

In 2006, he shocked the world with his scathing cultural satire of the United States in “Borat.” Now British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen is back with a mockumentary sequel that is garnering mixed reviews two weeks ahead of the US elections. “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: Delivery o

‘Hollywood Shunned Me Following Batman & Robin Setback,’ Reveals Clooney

George Clooney said he was shunned by Hollywood after disastrous 1997 movie -Batman & Robin. The 59-year-old heart-throb actor also revealed the movie nearly ruined his career. Directors in Hollywood refused to work with him after this failure, he continued. Clooney starred the movie alongsi

Academy-Award Winner Jeff Bridges Diagnosed with Lymphoma

Academy-award winner Jeff Bridges, known for his role in the 1998 film "The Big Lebowski", has been diagnosed with lymphoma, the actor announced on Monday evening. Bridges used the signature voice of his character The Dude from the cult-classic film to disclose his condition, tweeting: "As the Du

Actor George Clooney was once shunned by Hollywood after his film 'Batman and Robin' flopped

In the film, the 59-year-old actor starred alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger and Uma Thurman. Now, in an interview to a section of the media, the actor has revealed that Hollywood directors refused to work with him after the release of the film. Clooney, who appeared in the TV show "ER" from 1994

Director: Japanese Cinema Must Adapt to Survive

Japanese cinema needs an overhaul. At least that's what acclaimed director Koji Fukada thinks, calling for less reliance on manga adaptations, more money for arthouse and better treatment of workers. The 40-year-old's latest film "The Real Thing" was chosen for the main selection at this year's C

Egyptian Actor Mahmoud Yassin Dies at Age 79

Mahmoud Yassin, an Egyptian actor and pillar of the country's film industry during the second half of the 20th century, has died. He was 79. Yassin had suffered age-related health problems in recent years and was pronounced dead in Cairo early on Wednesday, according to his family. His son Amr Ma

Japanese Director Releases Zoom Film

The Japanese director who shot to stardom with a zombie movie featuring a delightfully long single shot has for his latest project turned to a video tool that’s become an everyday part of this pandemic era: the Zoom call. Shinichiro Ueda's new 26-minute film was shot remotely — no one

Walt Disney Restructures Entertainment Businesses to Boost Streaming

Walt Disney Co DIS.N said on Monday it had restructured its media and entertainment businesses to accelerate growth of Disney+ and other streaming services as consumers increasingly gravitate to digital viewing. Under the reorganization, Disney will separate the development and production of prog

Kim Kardashian to donate 1 million dollars to Armenia fund

  Reality TV star Kim Kardashian has announced a $1 million donation to the Armenia fund. The "Keeping Up With The Kardashians" star posted a short video on Twitter in which she shared her support for the humanitarian organisation dedicated to helping those in Armenia and the disputed

Benedict Cumberbatch returns as Doctor Strange in new 'Spider-Man' film

English actor Benedict Cumberbatch will reprise his role of the sorcerer superhero Doctor Strange in the third part of the revived Spider-Man franchise. Tom Holland returns as Spider-Man in the film. Cumberbatch's casting marks the third major crossover between the films produced by Disney's Marv

Paris Hilton Opens up about Troubled Past

In her new documentary, "This is Paris," Paris Hilton, the former reality TV personality and current businesswoman, revealed that she was mentally and physically abused at a boarding school as a teenager and is now working to have the school closed. "I've had so many people write me letters sayin

Kim Kardashian opens up about Kanye West's 'scary' coronavirus experience

Kim Kardashian West has opened up about her experience of looking after husband Kanye West when he contracted coronavirus earlier this year. The award-winning rapper revealed that he had been infected with Covid-19 in an interview. Kardashian said: “Kanye had it way at the beginning, when

Millie Bobby Brown almost quit acting after ‘Game of Thrones’ rejection

Who would have thought that ‘Stranger Things’ prodigy Millie Bobby Brown almost quit acting due to the rejections she faced early in her career? The actor who cut her teeth at 12 years old with the star character Eleven on the Netflix sci-fi show was rejected for a role in &ldquo

Japanese fashion designer Kenzo Takada dies from COVID-19

Japanese fashion designer Kenzo Takada, better known as Kenzo, who created his label in Paris in the 1970s, died on Sunday, the brand that still carries his name said. Aged 81, Takada died of complications linked to COVID-19 at the American Hospital of Paris in Neuilly-sur-Seine, a residential su

Cineworld to Close all UK, Ireland Screens

Cineworld, the world’s second-biggest cinema operator, is set to close all its screens in the United Kingdom and Ireland as soon as the coming week. The Regal cinema owner write to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and culture minister Oliver Dowden over the weekend to say the industry h

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