Cannes: Robert Redford gets ovation for “All Is Lost”

Robert Redford has received a standing ovation for his performance in All Is Lost at the film’s Cannes premiere. The Oscar-winning actor and director, who portrays a sailor lost at sea, is the only actor in the largely speech-free production. It is the second movie from director JC Chandor, whose first feature Margin Call (2011) […]

Ryan Gosling Violence Film “Only God Forgives” Divides Cannes

Ryan Gosling‘s new film Only God Forgives has divided critics at the Cannes Film Festival with its extreme violence. There were walk-outs and boos at its screening earlier but it has still earned some glowing reviews. Gosling plays a drug smuggler in Bangkok who is compelled by his mother to avenge his brother’s death. Peter […]

ABBA’s Agnetha comes out of retirement

One of pop’s most enigmatic voices has emerged with her first album in nine years. Agnetha Faltskog’s new album sees her duet with Gary Barlow and collaborate with Britney Spears’ Swedish songwriting team. Watch a clip of the first single from the album, ‘When You Really Loved Someone’. One of pop’s most enigmatic voices has […]

‘Matilda’ Broadway show tops New York Drama Desk Awards

The 58th Annual Drama Desk Awards honor outstanding achievement by professional theater artists on Broadway, Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway. Eligibility and award category designations for the productions under consideration this season were determined by the Drama Desk board of directors with recommendations from the nominating committee. Because of the abundance of great work throughout the […]

Cannes Film Festival 2013

Cannes started off the 2013 season with heavy early rain but that did not put off some lengthy queues for the first screening of The Great Gatsby in 3D. As usual, there were the usual sighs and moans of discontent as the accredited press, segregated by the color of their passes – which meant some […]