Mayweather ignores jeers in moment of triumph

Mayweather ignores jeers in moment of triumph

By Rebecca Bryan Las Vegas, United States (AFP)   – Floyd Mayweather shrugged off the jeers which greeted his victory over Manny Pacquiao and wasted no time in taunting his detractors. After hugging his father and trainer Floyd Sr, the unbeaten welterweight king clambered onto the ropes of the ring, banged his fist on his […]

Mayweather beats Pacquiao to join greats

Mayweather beats Pacquiao to join greats

By Greg Heakes / Rebecca BRYAN Las Vegas, United States | AFP |   – Floyd Mayweather’s emphatic win over Manny Pacquiao sealed his status as a boxing great, but triggered an outcry in the Philippines and divided opinion amongst the sports legends. Feinting and dancing his way to a unanimous decision, Mayweather comfortably picked […]

04.05.2015 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation, U.S. News ·
‘Furious 7′ surges past the $1 billion mark

‘Furious 7′ surges past the $1 billion mark

(Los Angeles-AFP) – “Furious 7″ surged ahead of its North American box office competition for a third straight week, taking in an estimated $29 million to hit $1 billion in worldwide ticket sales. The strong weekend showing gives the car racing action flick a $294 million haul in the US and Canada since its release […]

20.04.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘Fault in Our Stars’ wins big at MTV awards

‘Fault in Our Stars’ wins big at MTV awards

(Los Angeles-AFP) – Teen tear-jerker “The Fault in Our Stars” and “American Sniper” actor Bradley Cooper were the big winners at the MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday. Cooper took Best Male Performance for “Sniper” — Clint Eastwood’s Iraq war drama which was nominated for six Oscars and was a massive hit at […]

13.04.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘American Sniper’ again dominates global box office

‘American Sniper’ again dominates global box office

(Relaxnews) – During its third weekend in theaters, Clint Eastwood’s Oscar-nominated feature once again claimed the top spot at the worldwide box office. After earning $42.95 million during the Super Bowl weekend — around half as much as in the previous weekend ($81.96 million) — “American Sniper” with Bradley Cooper now boasts $316 million in […]

03.02.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Fans remake ‘Grand Theft Auto V’ trailer in real life

Fans remake ‘Grand Theft Auto V’ trailer in real life

(Relaxnews) – Spanish production team Zapruder Pictures has faithfully recreated the “GTA V” trailer using Madrid as backdrop. The debut trailer for “Grand Theft Auto V” racked up 31 million views following its release 12 months ago and set expectations for the September 2013 title, helping make it the fastest-selling video game of all time. […]

02.07.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Offbeat, Online, Videos ·
Eastwood film reveals strains behind ‘Jersey Boys’

Eastwood film reveals strains behind ‘Jersey Boys’

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – “Jersey Boys” has become a global stage show triumph, but Clint Eastwood’s new film version highlights the rivalries, shady dealings and hit records of 1960s megastars The Four Seasons. The movie, based on the hit Broadway musical, shines a spotlight on what singer Frankie Valli and guitarist Tommy DeVito got up to […]

20.06.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Music ·
Hugo Boss Fall-Winter 2014 campaign revealed

Hugo Boss Fall-Winter 2014 campaign revealed

(Relaxnews) – The first campaign under new creative director Jason Wu features model Edie Campbell and Hollywood actor Scott Eastwood. Twenty-eight-year-old actor Scott Eastwood, the son of silver screen legend Clint Eastwood, appears in slick Hugo Bossmenswear in a new advertising campaign for the German luxury label. “I was honored to be chosen to represent BOSS. […]

07.06.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
A flight of imagination: researchers test mind-controlled flight

A flight of imagination: researchers test mind-controlled flight

(Relaxnews) – Never mind autonomous cars. German scientists are well on the way to developing a mind-controlled plane. In his 1977 genre-defining techno-thriller, “Firefox,” Craig Thomas tells the story of a top-secret Russian fighter plane that can be operated via a pilot’s thoughts and an Anglo-American plot to steal it. Despite being dismissed as closer […]

29.05.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Science & Technology ·
First trailer for Clint Eastwood’s ‘Jersey Boys’

First trailer for Clint Eastwood’s ‘Jersey Boys’

(Relaxnews) – Clint Eastwood’s period piece “Jersey Boys” charts the phenomenal success of 1960s rock ‘n’ roll vocal group The Four Seasons. Based on the multithreaded Tony-winning musical play, “Jersey Boys” was reworked for cinema by “Gladiator,” “The Aviator” and “Hugo” screenplay writer John Logan. It wasn’t just talent that got Valli and his lads […]

18.04.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Music, Online, Videos ·
Busan festival looks to unearth gems of Asian film

Busan festival looks to unearth gems of Asian film

(HONG KONG-AFP) – A Bhutanese film directed by a monk opens Asia’s largest cinema festival in South Korea on Thursday, a selection organisers say celebrates the diversity of talent in a region where box office takings are overshadowing Hollywood. “Vara: A Blessing” directed by Khyentse Norbu — who will miss the festival because he is […]

02.10.2013 · Filled under: Asian News, Film, International Stars ·
LA prop emporium the go-to spot for Hollywood films

LA prop emporium the go-to spot for Hollywood films

(LOS ANGELES, California-AFP) – A ship’s wheel here, a suitcase there. Pam Elyea walks briskly through the aisles of her cavernous warehouse pointing at antiques she has rented out as props for Hollywood movies. And she rattles off the names of the flicks or TV shows in which her vintage stuff has appeared: “The Artist,” […]

25.08.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·