Flag-waving Parisians in period costume thronged the streets Sunday as armoured vehicles rumbled through the city in a re-enactment of the liberation of the capital from Nazi Germany 75 years ago. A column of military vehicles entered the city from the south, using the same route taken by the first
Lionsgate's new action-packed political thriller "Angel Has Fallen" debuted atop the North American box office with an estimated $21.3 million in ticket sales, industry watcher Exhibitor Relations reported Sunday.
Disney on Saturday released plans for a dozen upcoming movies, ranging from Marvel superhero films and Star Wars blockbusters to Pixar and Disney animations.
Nearly 900 people twirled and stamped their feet to mariachi music in the Mexican city of Guadalajara to set a Guinness record for the world's biggest folk dance. Searing heat failed to dampen the enthusiasm of the 882 men and women, who turned up Saturday in traditional costumes featuring vivid
Stars including Robert De Niro, Brad Pitt and Scarlett Johansson will attend this year's Venice Film Festival, organisers said Thursday, with 21 films vying for the Lion d'Or although only two by women made the cut. "Numerous films this year deal with the theme of the feminine condition
A "Breaking Bad" film set after the events of the hit television show and centered on meth addict-turned-cook Jesse Pinkman will be released on Netflix in October, the streaming giant said Saturday. "El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie" will pick up the story after Pinkman escaped the
New "Star Wars" footage, sequels to "Frozen" and "Black Panther," and an animated epic fantasy about dragons were among a raft of movies presented to screaming fans at Disney's D23 convention Saturday. Hollywood's reigning hitmaker Disney set out a full roster of
Greece has asked France to loan a Parthenon marble frieze fragment displayed at Paris's Louvre Museum to mark its 200th independence anniversary in 2021, an official said Saturday. State agency ANA on Friday said the issue had been discussed during talks between Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis
Clunky games consoles with blobby pixels might not be the latest thing -- but they're still cool even if you're no longer at school. Video games producers plying their wares at Gamescom this week in Cologne may primarily be out to push the frontiers of hi-tech and virtual reality as they eye
Once a pioneer in cashless transactions, Japan is now lagging behind as the world's biggest economies increasingly embrace electronic payments -- because its ageing population still prefers physical money. Four out of five purchases are still made with cash in Japan, despite its reputation as a
Cubans and beards have gone hand in hand, or cheek by jowl, since the days of Fidel Castro's revolution, but after falling out of favor, facial hair is back -- and this time, it's not political. Cuba's old guard, for the most part, no longer sport iconic beards, but the youngsters do. Clean-shaven
As spotted by the Guardian, BBC Two recently announced a six-part series going behind the scenes at one of London's most iconic art institutions. The documentary series, due to air in 2020, will reveal the "tricks of their trade" as they conserve, clean, loan, acquire, and display some
Disney is setting up an exciting lineup of original programming ahead of the launch of its Disney+ streaming platform, coming November 12 to the US, Canada and the Netherlands. "Star Wars" spin-off "The Mandalorian," the live-action "Lady and the Tramp" and "High School
Scarlett Johansson is the world's highest paid actress for the second year in a row, according to Forbes's annual ranking published Friday. Johansson, 34, earned $15.5 million more than she did in 2018, primarily due to the immense global success of "Avengers: Endgame" -- the final
Commenting on the launch of a "Sustainable Style", Pete Nordstrom, copresident at Nordstrom said: "Nordstrom has a long-standing commitment to operating as a responsible company," adding that the company is participating in efforts that will make "tangible and meaningful progress
With populations in decline across the planet, environmentalists are especially worried about the fate of the honeybee, an insect that pollinates 70 out of the top 100 human food crops. "A swarm of bees... really looks like a biblical event," said 53-year-old Del Voss, one of about 100 amateur
His weathered face breaks out in a big grin as Keman explains how sifting through rubbish paid for his children's education, one of many in his Indonesian hometown basking in a waste-picking boom.
Foundation is getting the vegan treatment this fall, as brands opt to eschew animal products and offer beauty buffs diverse shade ranges with cruelty-free formulas. Kat Von D Beauty's latest vegan foundation launch, 'True Portrait,' promises to move with your face, thanks to its 'Elastic