Rome's Cinecittà film studio became a bohemian portion of Paris for the evening as models bypassed guests sat on bistro chairs on a makeshift Parisian pavement

Chanel brings ancient Rome to Paris for its latest show

A chic international crowd walks along a dark cobblestone street that opens onto an ancient Roman temple front. White columns gleam, huge statues and swathes of Chanel tweed flicker in the torch... Read more »
Police complaint lodged against Bollywood star Aamir Khan (Photo by Gurmeet Singh)

Police complaint against Bollywood star Aamir Khan

A complaint with charges of sedition, defamation, hurting religious feelings, and criminal intimidation against the Bollywood actor, Aamir Khan and his wife Kiran Rao, was filed in the court of additional chief... Read more »

Spectre would be a fitting, if strange, end to James Bond

By Ari Mattes The James Bond novels emerged in the 1950s as Ian Fleming’s final “tally-ho” of British imperialism in response to the waning of British power in the onset and development of... Read more »

Ryan Gosling celebrates 35th Birthday at premiere of his film The Big Short

Ryan Gosling rang in his 35th birthday Thursday while attending the premiere of his latest film, The Big Short, on the closing night of the AFI Fest in Hollywood. The smoldering star... Read more »
Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan rceives honorary doctorate from Edinburgh University

Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan receives honorary doctorate from Edinburgh University

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Edinburgh for his contribution to film and his philanthropic work. Shah Rukh Khan said he was “extremely grateful... Read more »
Game of Thrones is now a course

American university is offering a ‘Game of Thrones’ course

Students at University of California, Berkeley, now have the chance to take a class on their favourite TV show, Game of Thrones. The American University is offering a summer 2015 class in the... Read more »
The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation 2nd Annual Saint-Tropez Gala

Leonardo DiCaprio raises $40M for environment at charity gala

Leonardo DiCaprio raised over $40 million to help save the planet at an auction in Saint-Tropez, France, on Wednesday night. The second annual Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation fundraising gala included a live auction... Read more »

Suicide Squad tops Batman v Superman as most-watched trailer

Despite being released three days later – and lacking the names of two of the most iconic superheroes of all time in its title – the trailer for Warner Bros.’ DC supervillain... Read more »
Hugh Jackman confirmed that his role in X-Men: Apocalypse marks the "last time he will put on the [Wolverine] claws"(Kevin Winter/Getty)

Comic Con 2015 reveals most Anticipated Movies

This past weekend, in the halls of the San Diego Comic Con, studios brought their top properties to showcase what they have been working on this past year. Here are the top... Read more »
Johnny Depp poses with fans for a photo at Lady Cilento Children's Hospital. Photo/Facebook

Johnny Depp visits children’s hospital in Australia dressed as Jack Sparrow

Hollywood superstar Johnny Depp made a surprise visit to Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital in Brisbane, Australia. The “Pirates of the Caribbean” actor surprised the sick kids as he arrived at the hospital... Read more »
True Detective 2

True Detective season 2 is a grim, ridiculous misfire

By Scott Meslow Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s raunchy 2004 comedy Team America: World Police was originally planned as a shot-by-shot remake of the ludicrous end-of-the-world blockbuster The Day After Tomorrow. Using... Read more »

‘Titanic’ composer James Horner dies in plane crash

The two-time Oscar winner, 61, worked on three James Cameron films, two ‘Star Trek’ movies and classics like ‘A Beautiful Mind,’ ‘Field of Dreams’ and ‘Apollo 13.’ James Horner, the consummate film... Read more »
Mad Max Fury Road

Mad Max: Fury Road – setting a new benchmark for Action movies

By Khalid Rafi 30 years after Beyond Thunderdome, George Miller has returned to the Australian outback in the grandest way possible. Mad Max: Fury Road continues the story of Max Rockatansky- the... Read more »
Arnold Schwarzenegger in Sydney on Thursday to promote the film Terminator Genisys. Photograph: Dan Himbrechts/AAP

Arnold Schwarzenegger tells Australia Environmental protection is good for economy

Actor and former governor of California describes claims that climate action hurts the economy as ‘a bunch of nonsense’ and urges all countries to cooperate Arnold Schwarzenegger is apparently on a mission... Read more »

The Big Bang Theory launches $4m scholarship for future scientists

The hit CBS comedy about scientists and engineers want to help to create them for real with a newly formed endowment for STEM students in need of financial aid. The Big Bang... Read more »
Australia will be cheering on its first-ever entrant this Saturday

Australia will be cheering this Saturday for its first-ever entrant on Eurovision 2015

When Eurovision announced in February that Australia – which is distinctly not in Europe – would be taking part in this year’s contest, diehard Eurovision fans thought April Fool’s Day had come... Read more »
Mad Max Fury Road

Mad Max: Fury Road hits $100m at box office globally

Mad Max Fury Road breaks $100 million across the globe, best opening ever for George Miller Australian movie director George Miller enjoyed his biggest opening weekend ever as his Mad Max: Fury... Read more »

Nintendo and Universal team up for amusement parks attractions

Nintendo and Universal Parks & Resorts are working to create new attractions featuring Nintendo games and characters, the two companies announced Thursday. That could bring characters such as Mario, Link and Donkey... Read more »

Can ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ break all records after $84.5 million US opening?

Avengers’ sequel hits $84.5 million on opening day Disney and Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Age of Ultron” is heading for box office history with an $84.5 million opening day in U.S., the second-biggest... Read more »

Racist Jewellery ad featuring Aishwarya withdrawn in India

An Indian jewellery advertisement featuring top Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has been withdrawn after criticism that it was “racist” and promoted child slavery. The advertisement shows a black, emaciated child holding... Read more »

Australian and Asian talent gleam at Cannes Film Festival 2015 lineup

PARIS (France) – The prestigious Cannes Film Festival organisers have unveiled a line-up this year that confirms the growing talent from Asia and Australia, while throwing in a couple of crowd-pleasing big-budget... Read more »

Illegal downloads of Game of Thrones soar before new season

Game of Thrones is already the most pirated show on television but illegal downloads have jumped by 45% in the three months ahead of season five premiering. Research by rights management and... Read more »

‘Furious 7’ breaks records with $384 million global opening

Action movie Furious 7 has taken $384 million (£257 million) at the global box office in its opening weekend. Almost half of that figure – $190 million (£127 million) – was made... Read more »

Rani Mahal: Indians are re-making Game of Thrones

The show will broadcast on Sony Entertainment TV and yes, will follow the story of George R.R.Martin’s book series (and HBO’s popular TV series based on the novel) Game of Thrones! And... Read more »