• Sofia Coppola takes directing prize at Cannes
Sofia Coppola takes directing prize at Cannes

The first - and until now only - female victor of the prize was Soviet director Yuliya Ippolitovna Solntseva in 1961. Best actress went to Diane Kruger for her performance in German film " In the Fade ", playing a woman trying to put her life back together after her husband and young son are killed in a bomb attack.

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  • Veteran director Dasari Narayana Rao no more
Veteran director Dasari Narayana Rao no more

He was survived by two sons. Rao, a versatile personality who directed about 150 films and worked for hundreds of others as a dialogue writer, lyricist and actor, was admitted to hospital couple of months ago, but was soon discharged. All shootings have been called off and theatres will be closed to offer last prayers to Dasari. Rao has won natio...

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  • Parvathamma Rajkumar, wife of late Kannada actor Rajkumar, dies
Parvathamma Rajkumar, wife of late Kannada actor Rajkumar, dies

Parvathamma was suffering from breast cancer with metastasis to her liver and lungs. "She did not respond to the treatment that was provided and passed away at 4.40am". Parvathamma once again stepped in to produce the film, which also became a massive hit. According to reports , her body has been taken to her son Raghavendra Rajkumar's residence...

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  • Carrie Fisher featured on Vanity Fair cover for 'Star Wars' 40th anniversary
Carrie Fisher featured on Vanity Fair cover for 'Star Wars' 40th anniversary

We have a ton of new images, the reveal of new characters and interviews . Both were staying in London, commuting distance from Pinewood Studios, where most of the non-location scenes of Star Wars movies are filmed. "I remember-and forgive me, I'm going to drop the f-bomb, but that's just Carrie-she said, "Ah, boohoo, who fuckin" cares?" Wheth...

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  • Linkin Park Match Metallica and Eagles Record With New Album
Linkin Park Match Metallica and Eagles Record With New Album

Interestingly, Linkin Park's breakthrough debut Hybrid Theory never reached number one on the chart, despite being the band's best-selling album. ABC/Randy HolmesLinkin Park has grabbed one more number-one album with One More Light .

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  • Gregg Allman funeral set for Saturday
Gregg Allman funeral set for Saturday

Hour Glass recorded the Browne-penned song " Cast Off All of My Fears " for their debut album, and later Allman rearranged Jackson's song " These Days " for his 1973 solo album, Laid Back . And then the Allmans were over, and Gregg started doing dates on his own, so I did the [tribute] to Lynyrd Skynyrd and our dressing rooms were next to each oth...

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  • Local residents react to passing of Gregg Allman
Local residents react to passing of Gregg Allman

Playing music "kept him going during the toughest of times". Allman wrote numerous band's early hits, played keyboards and sang in the group, which in its early years also featured his brother Duane . The Allman Brothers experienced their first real mainstream success in the early 1970's with the live album At Fillmore East . His seventh solo...

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  • May to raise leaks of intelligence on Manchester attack with Trump - Guardian
May to raise leaks of intelligence on Manchester attack with Trump - Guardian

The suspect was arrested at an address in Nuneaton , Warwickshire, following searches connected to the attack, police said . British security forces are frantically hunting other members of the terror network they believe collaborated with the Manchester bomber Salman Abedi , who killed 22 people including children when he blew himself up at...

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  • British police on hunt for concert bomber's missing suitcase
British police on hunt for concert bomber's missing suitcase

The hunt is still on for suspects in the Manchester bombing , and members of attacker Salman Abedi's network may still be at large, Britain's interior minister said Sunday. Greater Manchester Police said they had no knowledge of Salman Abedi's terror intentions. He said there had been "huge progress" in the investigation and it was "vital" to...

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  • If Bond movies were Australian - Roger Moore memorialised Down Under
If Bond movies were Australian - Roger Moore memorialised Down Under

My sincerest condolences to your family and children. RIP. Actress Robbin Young, who starred alongside Sir Roger in 1981 Bond instalment For Your Eyes Only , added that her "heart aches" after hearing the news. James Bond producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G Wilson said Sir Roger's "legacy shall live on through his films and the mil...

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  • WWE SmackDown Results & Live Discussion (5/30)
WWE SmackDown Results & Live Discussion (5/30)

Shinsuke Nakamura will appear on The Kevin Owens Show. Owens said that everyone wants to know who Nakamura is and what his future holds in WWE. Nakamura then reminded Owens that he pinned him last week. New Day mocked The Usos for thinking that they run the show and that Shane McMahon told them that they will be challenging for the SmackDown Tag...

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  • Donald Trump condemns killing of pair who tried to stop racist rant
Donald Trump condemns killing of pair who tried to stop racist rant

In the letter, she encouraged Trump to be a be a "President for all Americans". One of two OR teenagers who was the target of an anti-muslim tirade on a Portland train thanked the men who were killed after confronting the attacker. Ricky John Best and Taliesin Myrddin Namkai Meche both died in the attack, which police said is being inve...

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  • Scott Pelley out of 'CBS Evening News'
Scott Pelley out of 'CBS Evening News'

Since 2011, CBS Evening News viewers have been accustomed to watching Scott Pelley's broadcasts of the news almost every night. Another TV insider said while Pelley's ratings have been down, "There's also been friction between him and [Rhodes]".

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  • UK intelligence service MI5 reviewing practices after Manchester attack
UK intelligence service MI5 reviewing practices after Manchester attack

Ariana Grande will return to Manchester for a benefit concert to support and uplift those affected by the tragic and horrific terror attack that left 22 dead and dozens more injured outside her concert Monday. A police cordon at the top of Oxney Road, Rusholme, where police searched an address in Banff Road in connection with the terror attack. ...

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  • TV & Movies Britain's Got Talent caught up in 'miming' scandal
TV & Movies Britain's Got Talent caught up in 'miming' scandal

The kids' music teacher Patricia McCaughey has now told the BBC that even the "greatest artists in the world" can experience technical issues. "But whenever you put them in front of an audience, they just become different children". Alesha Dixon said the choir should be "extremely proud" while Amanda Holden added that the choir "represented you...

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  • Police arrest 16th person in connection with Manchester attack
Police arrest 16th person in connection with Manchester attack

The investigation into the Manchester attack continued Monday with the arrest of a 23-year-old man in Sussex, south of London , on suspicion of terrorism offenses. Daesh claimed responsibility for the attack. Did you see him? The police statement said one of the last places he went to was a "city centre flat and from there he left to make his ...

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  • Bella Thorne reunites with ex Gregg Sulkin on his birthday
Bella Thorne reunites with ex Gregg Sulkin on his birthday

Thorne shared a photo of her laying on top of the shirtless 25-year-old actor on a pool float wearing the same outfit she had (which was featured on her Snapchat) worn earlier on Sunday. "After much thought and soul-searching, we have made the hard decision to end our relationship", the actors told E! The pair lasted a lot longer than Bella and...

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  • 'Jared Kushner should have security clearance reviewed'
'Jared Kushner should have security clearance reviewed'

In what appeared to be a reference to the news the Federal Bureau of Investigation was looking into meetings held between Russian figures and Kushner, Trump wrote in a series of tweets: "It is my opinion that numerous leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies made up by the #FakeNews media".

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  • Penguins Hold Off Predators 5-3 In Game 1
Penguins Hold Off Predators 5-3 In Game 1

Pittsburgh successfully challenged P.K. Subban's apparent game-opening goal - it was offside - and then built their lead by striking for three in quick succession, starting with a power-play goal from Evgeni Malkin with two Preds in the box.

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  • Tom Cruise Confirms a 'Top Gun' Sequel Is Happening
Tom Cruise Confirms a 'Top Gun' Sequel Is Happening

He revealed the news while on a promotional tour for his upcoming film Mummy, telling Australian morning show Sunrise , " It is definitely happening ". Cruise, now promoting his latest film " The Mummy ", was speaking on the Wednesday edition of Australia's morning TV show " Sunrise " when he was asked by the host if rumors of " Top Gun 2 " were...

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  • Manchester Arena attack: British police make tenth arrest
Manchester Arena attack: British police make tenth arrest

A woman arrested on Wednesday in Blackley has been released without any charge, the police said earlier. The mother of Martyn Hett, who was one of the 22 people killed in Monday's Manchester suicide bombing, says she feels no hate or anger toward the suspected attacker.

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  • UK police seek information about Manchester attacker's suitcase
UK police seek information about Manchester attacker's suitcase

Authorities arrested a 23-year-old man in the southern coastal town of Shoreham-by-Sea, more than 400 kilometers from Manchester. LONDON (AP) - Police in Manchester, England issued a picture of the arena suicide bomber holding a blue suitcase and asked anyone who might have seen him with it before the attack to call a confidential hotline.

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  • Cloud Computing surges past Always Dreaming to win Preakness
Cloud Computing surges past Always Dreaming to win Preakness

I think Leparoux is being unfairly criticized in some respects. "I'll leave it as a possibility right now". But when Cloud Computing made a charge, Classic Empire had nothing left to give. Battalion Runner was second in that race. "We had a fair shot", Casse said. ESPN's Darren Rovell argued the level of excitement around the Belmont Stakes ...

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  • Apple Announces 'Carpool Karaoke: The Series' Will Debut on August 8
Apple Announces 'Carpool Karaoke: The Series' Will Debut on August 8

But in April the company said that the show would be delayed until later in the year. It has proven to be a very popular segment and it is not surprising that Apple was interested in it. Additionally, James Corden will serve as a producer for the Apple series and will also appear in several episodes. Not familiar with Apple Music? Apple is expe...

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  • Ariana Grande plans Manchester show to benefit attack victims
Ariana Grande plans Manchester show to benefit attack victims

A French minister said Abedi may have been radicalised in Syria. A German magazine, meanwhile, reported that the Manchester concert bomber passed through Duesseldorf airport four days before the attack. According to the newspaper, British authorities said the supposed detonator was being carried in the bomber's left hand. "This act of cowar...

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  • May could lose majority in United Kingdom parliament -YouGov study in The Times
May could lose majority in United Kingdom parliament -YouGov study in The Times

Although it has a wide margin of error, the constituency-by-constituency analysis by YouGov based on 50,000 interviews of voters from across the political and socio-economic spectrum, predicts that the Tories could fall short of a majority by 16 seats.

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  • Aquaman Movie Takes Place After Justice League
Aquaman Movie Takes Place After Justice League

While the superhero is often singled out for ridicule due to his seemingly lackluster abilities, Momoa's portrayal will surely change the mainstream perception of Aquaman . According to the producer, such an approach would grant the filmmakers freedom to explore various stories within the DCEU timeline. But we know from these few sentences that ...

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  • Husband of Mary Kay Letourneau files for separation
Husband of Mary Kay Letourneau files for separation

Letourneau's attorney says the two "were totally in love", but "when one person is unhappy in the relationship, the other person can't be happy either". The couple with their two children in 2015. News of the teacher " sexually preying " on her student, as early as Fualaau being only 12 dominated the scandal sheets in the mid 1990's.

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  • Alabama's Adam Wingard lands monstrous directing gig with 'Godzilla vs. Kong'
Alabama's Adam Wingard lands monstrous directing gig with 'Godzilla vs. Kong'

Legendary and Warners are building out an entire " Monsterverse ", centered around Godzilla and King Kong . Included in the collaboration are Patrick McKay and J.D. He has directed films like A awful way to Die, as well as segments in anthology properties like V/H/S and ABCs of Death . We are a long ways away from the planned released in Ma...

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  • Olivia Newton-John says she has breast cancer; cancels tour
Olivia Newton-John says she has breast cancer; cancels tour

She opened the medical centre in her own name in Melbourne in 2008, having raised funds by taking a sponsored walk along the Great Wall of China. The "Psychical" hitmaker - who has 31-year-old daughter Chloe with her ex-husband Matt Lattanzi - previously said fighting cancer "taught her compassion".

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  • Grande and friends to play Manchester tribute on Sunday
Grande and friends to play Manchester tribute on Sunday

The "One Love Manchester" show will feature an all-star lineup, including Justin Bieber , Coldplay , Katy Perry , Miley Cyrus and Pharrell, among others. "I'll be returning to the incredibly courageous city of Manchester to spend time with my fans and to have a benefit concert in honour of and to raise money for the victims and their families"...

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  • Veterans, non-veterans alike remember Memorial Day
Veterans, non-veterans alike remember Memorial Day

Marysville community members and veterans gathered at the city's cemetery on Memorial Day to honor military service members who have passed away. "I think they just have to understand", Williams explained, "why they are given a right and a privilege to go to the lakes, or barbecue, or whatever".

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  • Gal Gadot's role in 'Wonder Woman' sparks calls for ban in Lebanon
Gal Gadot's role in 'Wonder Woman' sparks calls for ban in Lebanon

According to the AP, a Lebanese security official said Tuesday that the ministry plans to seek a ban on the movie based on the DC Comics hero, although that process has not yet begun. While putting Wonder Woman in WWI is interesting for thematic reasons surrounding that character, it's not the most obvious parallel to today. Gal Gadot ret...

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  • Trump reportedly considering major overhaul of
Trump reportedly considering major overhaul of

Schiff said the government needed to "get to the bottom" of the matter and urged a review of Kushner's security clearance "to find out whether he was truthful". The plan could reportedly include building a "war room" within the White House to combat the scandal and feature the return of some of Mr Trump's more combative campaign aides, includin...

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  • 'Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner should have security clearance reviewed'
'Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner should have security clearance reviewed'

As one White House aide puts it, such a shakeup could be imminent, or nothing could come of it at all. On the bombing investigation Trump said: "British Prime Minister May was very angry that the info the United Kingdom gave to US about Manchester was leaked".

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