Cinema/TV

'Batman' theater gunman to go on trial

James Holmes is accused of opening fire at a packed Batman movie premiere in 2012, killing 12
 
 
 
26 Apr 2015
Opening statements will finally begin Monday in the long-awaited trial of James Holmes, the allegedly crazed gunman accused of opening fire in a packed Batman movie premiere in 2012, killing 12. Troubled graduate student Holmes, 27, has...
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Scarlett Johansson hints of darker side to next 'Captain America'

 Scarlett Johansson 
23 Apr 2015
The next "Captain America" film will be darker than previous Marvel superhero films, U.S. actress Scarlett Johansson has hinted. The Hollywood actress will reprise her role as the Black Widow in "Captain America: Civil War...
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Sandra Bullock is People magazine's 2015 most beautiful woman

Hollywood star Sandra Bullock
23 Apr 2015
Oscar-winning actress Sandra Bullock was named the world's most beautiful woman in 2015 by People magazine on Wednesday and laughed when she heard about the honor. "No, really. I just said, 'That's ridiculous,'"...
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Cannes Film Festival announces jury

2015 Cannes jury: French actress Sophie Marceau, and American actor Jake Gyllenhaal
22 Apr 2015
Filmstars Sienna Miller, Jake Gyllenhaal and Sophie Marceau, as well as cult director Guillermo del Toro, are among the members of this year's Cannes film festival jury, organizers announced Tuesday.   Other members of the jury...
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Just when you thought a T-Rex was deadly enough, here comes 'Jurassic World'

Actor Sam Neill is pictured in a scene from the new film ''Jurassic Park
22 Apr 2015
"Jurassic Park" fans have had a glimpse of the long-awaited fourth instalment in the dinosaur disaster franchise, with the release of the film's trailer heralding a terrifying new predator. Twenty-two years after the events...
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Meryl Streep funds initiative to help women screenwriters over 40

Hollywood actress Meryl Streep
22 Apr 2015
 U.S. actress Meryl Streep is among the funders of a new initiative to support women screenwriters in a film industry dominated by men.  The Writers Lab, run by New York Women in Film and Television (NYWIFT) and announced at the...
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'Men Gowa' movie to be screened at Sawy Culture Wheel April 23

20 Apr 2015
El Sawy Culture Wheel in Zamalek will screen "Men Gowa", a movie directed by Ramy al-Gabry, on April 23 at 7 pm.      The story is about a group of children who watch a clown show, after which they sneak into the...
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Stars, surprises – but no selfies – at 2015 Cannes Film Festival

20 Apr 2015
Cannes festival organisers have unveiled an exciting mix of established and upcoming talent competing at next month’s event – as well as an informal ban on “ridiculous and grotesque” selfies. According to a common...
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Ben Affleck asked for slave-owning ancestor story to be cut

20 Apr 2015
Hollywood megastar Ben Affleck, also known for his support of liberal causes, asked documentary makers to censor their discovery that one of his ancestors owned slaves, according to a leaked email. The message published by WikiLeaks last...
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Box Office: 'Furious 7' Out Runs 'Paul Blart 2,' 'Unfriended'

Hollywood actor Vin Diesel
20 Apr 2015
 "Furious 7" ran laps around the competition, picking up US$29.1 million in its third weekend of release, according to studio estimates.    The fast cars sequel with the the gravity-defying stunts is barreling...
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