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  • George Clooney Rips Las Vegas Casino Mogul in Defense of ‘Longtime Friend’ Obama
    Bildschirmfoto_2012-04-29_um_11.36.37 2014-04-23 23:53:02 UTC
    George Clooney won't tolerate insults being hurled at his “longtime friend” President Barack Obama, whether you agree with his politics or not. The actor is setting the record straight on a heated dinner conversation he had with Las Vegas casin...
  • Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas Make First Public
    Catherine_zeta-jones_and_michael_douglas-diaalnews.com 2014-04-16 20:20:10 UTC
    Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas have made their reconciliation red carpet official. On Tuesday night, the couple stepped out for opening night of "The Library" at The Public Theater in New York City. The 44-year-old "Red 2" star looked s...
  • Should film critics care about cinematic technique?
    Anne-bancroft-and-dustin--001 2014-04-11 19:59:00 UTC
    The first debate in 2014 about the future of film criticism is under way, this time touching down on both sides of the Atlantic, so that must make it official. First out of the gate were the Brits. “In the digital age what is left for a critic ...
  • Mickey Rooney, child star, legend of the screen, dies at 93
    5fe1d7fe-b73e-4a10-9f19-378856aa9be6-460x276 2014-04-07 15:51:08 UTC
    Actor Mickey Rooney, who became the United States' biggest movie star while still a brash teenager in the 1930s and later a versatile character actor in a career that spanned 10 decades, has died aged 93. Rooney, who developed a reputation as a...
  • Kate Winslet: 'I wish I'd had help dealing with fame'
    -diaalnews.com 2014-04-03 16:53:48 UTC
    Kate Winslet says she wishes she had been given more support to help her cope with the pressures of early fame. The Oscar-winning actress admitted her experience of Hollywood had been "one shock after another". "It isn't easy going through t...
  • Colbert: Who gets the last laugh?
    Stephen_colbert-diaalnews.com 2014-04-02 07:39:29 UTC
    A review of the best commentary on and around the world... <h3>Today's must-read</h4>When you pick a fight with a man who stars in his own television show - particularly one who uses parody to self-consciously revel in his own glory - you have ...
  • Noah: 'Russell Crowe is just about the only actor who could have pulled this off' – first look review
    Noha-diaalnews.com 2014-03-29 19:03:43 UTC
    Darren Aronofsky, director of Black Swan and Requiem for a Dream, has here created a sombre, powerful biblical epic, shot through with a certain beserk grandeur and gloomy portentousness. Its desire to do justice to the spirit, if not the letter, ...
  • How the US TV drama about Saudi Arabia was scrapped
    Diaal 2014-03-25 07:16:08 UTC
    <h3>A US television channel has scrapped plans to produce a pilot programme called Alice in Arabia after Twitter users labelled the concept "lazy" and "racist"</h3> The channel in question - ABC Family - announced it would be making the show la...
  • Reeva Steenkamp was standing when Pistorius fired first shot, court told
    Diaalnews 2014-03-19 17:17:40 UTC
    Reeva Steenkamp was standing in a toilet cubicle and facing the closed door when she was hit in the right hip by the first of four hollow-point bullets fired at her by Oscar Pistorius, a police ballistics expert testified on Wednesday at the doubl...
  • The Voice Battle Rounds Part 2
    The-voice-diaalnews.com 2014-03-19 05:22:18 UTC
    Last night's Battle Rounds got off to an amazing start, but we're certainly not done yet. Tonight, we join the coaches as they continue to choose two of their singers to face-off at a time, with one going home - or maybe being stolen! - at the end...
  • The Voice: Sisaundra Lewis Steals The Show
    Sisaundra-diaalnews.com 2014-03-18 05:10:49 UTC
    The blind auditions introduced so many great singers so when they were put head-to-head, some tough competition was brought into the spotlight. Thankfully, The Voice has the steal, which saved some of the best singers — and also kept the judges fi...
  • The Voice' Recap: Battles Begin With a Bang
    Nup_161683_1302 2014-03-18 04:45:55 UTC
    It's out with the blind auditions and in with the battle rounds on The Voice, where coaches pair off their contestants and challenge them to out-sing the other in a sudden-death duet. Each coach invites a fellow musician for help as guest mentor, ...
  • Leto backs up Oscar speech with concert in Ukraine
    Jared_leto_ukraine 2014-03-15 05:46:57 UTC
    When he accepted his Best Supporting Actor Oscar, Jared Leto gave a moving speech where he addressed people living amid the crisis in Ukraine. And on Thursday, Jared Leto visited the capital of Kiev and the Euromaidan camp on Independence square. ...
  • Friend: Pistorius fired guns in public
    Oscar_pistorius-diaalnews.com 2014-03-12 02:56:06 UTC
    PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius fired guns in public in the months before he killed his girlfriend — once out of a car sunroof on a road and once in a crowded restaurant, a onetime friend said at the athlete's murder trial Tuesday, d...
  • Did Oscar Pistorius intentionally kill his girlfriend?
    --diaalnews.com 2014-03-10 07:20:29 UTC
    PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — The testimony in the first week of Oscar Pistorius' murder trial was jaw dropping at times, and more riveting evidence is expected as the prosecution seeks to prove beyond reasonable doubt that the double-amputee athl...
  • '12 Years a Slave' wins Oscar for best picture
    12-years-a-slave-diaalnews.com 2014-03-03 05:35:04 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Perhaps atoning for past sins, Hollywood named the brutal, unshrinking historical drama "12 Years a Slave" best picture at the 86th annual Academy Awards. Steve McQueen's slavery odyssey, based on Solomon Northup's 1853 memoi...
  • Cate Blanchett wins Oscar for best actress
    Cate_blanchett 2014-03-03 05:34:53 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cate Blanchett has won the Academy Award for best actress for her bravura performance as a fragile socialite experiencing a meltdown in Woody Allen's "Blue Jasmine." Blanchett had been deemed the front-runner from the very be...
  • Nyong'o, Leto, 'Gravity' win at Academy Awards
    Oscar-diaalnews.com 2014-03-03 04:22:12 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — First-time winners Lupita Nyong'o and Jared Leto took supporting acting honors, while the 3-D spectacle "Gravity" amassed a force of technical awards in a smooth if safe Oscar ceremony Sunday punctuated by politics, pizza and ph...
  • 'Frozen' wins Oscar for animated feature film
    Frozen-diaalnews.com-entertainment 2014-03-03 02:31:52 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disney's fairytale musical "Frozen" has won the Oscar for best animated feature. The 3-D film about a magically icy princess and her sister was directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee, with voicing by Idina Menzel, Kristen Be...
  • Leto wins Oscar for supporting actor
    Leto-diaalnews.com 2014-03-03 05:27:29 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jared Leto has won the Academy Award for best supporting actor for his performance as an HIV-positive transgender prostitute in "Dallas Buyers Club." Leto, 41, returned to acting after a six-year hiatus to play the role, and ...
  • The Oscar nominees are . . .
    Diaal 2014-03-02 07:57:50 UTC
    Best Picture “American Hustle” Charles Roven, Richard Suckle, Megan Ellison and Jonathan Gordon, Producers “Captain Phillips” Scott Rudin, Dana Brunetti and Michael De Luca, Producers “Dallas Buyers Club” Robbie Brenner and Rachel Winter, P...
  • Oscar superstar presenters practice at rehearsal
    Diaalnews 2014-03-02 07:22:47 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Before the big show, the Oscars have a casual day. That's when the superstar presenters who will dazzle fans worldwide on Sunday practice walking onto the Dolby Theatre stage and delivering their lines in front of a sma...
  • 12 Years a Slave' rolls at Spirit Awards
    Diaalnews.com 2014-03-02 06:54:41 UTC
    SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — "12 Years a Slave" rolled at the Spirit Awards, winning five awards including best feature at the annual independent film celebration. On the eve of the Academy Awards, the slavery tale won awards for director ...
  • Ellen DeGeneres: The star who came out of the cold
    Ellen-degeneres-diaalnews.com-entertainment 2014-03-01 09:41:05 UTC
    In September, Ellen DeGeneres told the audience of her talkshow about the pros and cons of hosting the Academy Awards: "Pro: a lot of fancy designers will want to approach me and want me to wear a beautiful, expensive gown. Con: ain't no way in he...
  • World's greatest guitarist Paco de Lucia dies at 66
    Paco_de_lucia-news 2014-02-27 08:51:59 UTC
    MADRID (AP) — Paco de Lucia, the world's greatest guitarist who dazzled audiences with his lightning-speed flamenco rhythms and finger work, has died in Mexico, Spanish officials said Wednesday. He was 66. De Lucia suffered a heart attack while...