Promising debut for HBO’s ‘Westworld’

Promising debut for HBO’s ‘Westworld’

The much awaited new series created by Jonathan Nolan and J.J. Abrams attracted a viewing audience of 3.3 million when it aired in the US on Sunday, October 2. It will count as a major success for HBO which has not had such a big premiere since the January 2014 launch of “True Detective.” After […]

04.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Ben Wheatley-helmed action thriller ‘Free Fire’ chosen to close the London Film Festival

Ben Wheatley-helmed action thriller ‘Free Fire’ chosen to close the London Film Festival

Ben Wheatley’s period action thriller “Free Fire” has been selected as the closing night gala film for the 60th BFI London Film Festival, with the occasion also marking the movie’s European debut. Set in late 1970s Boston, the film boasts Martin Scorsese as its executive producer, with an all-star cast, including Oscar-winning actress Brie Larson, in addition […]

01.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, International Stars ·
DiCaprio wins best actor Oscar for ‘The Revenant’

DiCaprio wins best actor Oscar for ‘The Revenant’

Hollywood A-lister Leonardo DiCaprio finally bagged Oscars gold on Sunday for his grueling star turn in “The Revenant,” 22 years after his first Academy Award nomination. DiCaprio edged out Bryan Cranston (“Trumbo”), Matt Damon (“The Martian”), Michael Fassbender (“Steve Jobs”) and Eddie Redmayne (“The Danish Girl”) to take the best actor statuette. DiCaprio won a […]

28.02.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Environment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Rooney Mara to be honored with Vanguard Award

Rooney Mara to be honored with Vanguard Award

(Relaxnews) – The co-star of “Carol” will receive the Santa Barbara Festival Vanguard Award from fellow cast member Cate Blanchett, it was announced on December 8. The Santa Barbara International Film Festival takes place this year from February 3-13, during which the actress Rooney Mara (“The Social Network”, ”The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”, “Carol”) will be honored with the Vanguard Award. […]

09.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Todd Haynes eyeing ‘Wonderstruck’ adaptation

Todd Haynes eyeing ‘Wonderstruck’ adaptation

(Relaxnews) – The director of “Carol,” which premiered at the Cannes film festival over the weekend, is reportedly looking to take on an adaptation of a children’s book by Brian Selznick. According to Screen Daily, Selznick himself has adapted his book “Wonderstruck,” which focuses on two intertwining narratives set 50 years apart: one, from 1977, about […]

18.05.2015 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Chanel reveals complete Bleu campaign film directed by James Gray

Chanel reveals complete Bleu campaign film directed by James Gray

(Relaxnews) – On Thursday, as promised, the French brand revealed the new advertising film for its men’s fragrance in its entirety. Directed by James Gray, the campaign video stars actor and model Gaspard Ulliel. Five years after working with Martin Scorsese on the first Chanel Bleu campaign film, the French brand enlisted American filmmaker James […]

06.02.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
New mega-casino opens Manila, seeking high-rollers

New mega-casino opens Manila, seeking high-rollers

By Joel Guinto Manila, Philippines | AFP |   – A new mega-casino opened in the Philippines Monday as the fast-growing southeast Asian nation ups its bid to become a world gaming destination. Manila aims to rival Macau and Las Vegas in terms of gaming revenues, and the “City of Dreams” is the latest in […]

03.02.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Philippine News ·
Colin Farrell for Dolce & Gabbana

Colin Farrell for Dolce & Gabbana

(Relaxnews) – The Italian luxury label has nabbed the Irish star as the face of its new men’s scent, Intenso. Thirty-eight-year-old Irish actor Colin Farrell has been selected by fashion brand Dolce & Gabbana to star in a new campaign for an upcoming men’s fragrance set for release “in the coming months,” according to the brand. “We […]

20.10.2014 · Filled under: News ·
Brad Pitt could headline ‘True Detective’ season 2

Brad Pitt could headline ‘True Detective’ season 2

(Relaxnews) – The Hollywood A-lister is reportedly among candidates to take over from Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson in the second season of HBO’s crime series. Officially, the premium cable network has yet to order the second season of “True Detective,” but speculation abounds nonetheless. According to some sources, HBO is waiting to read the […]

19.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Nominees in main Oscars categories

Nominees in main Oscars categories

(HOLLYWOOD, United States-AFP) – Here are the nominees in the main categories at the 86th Academy Awards, to be handed out Sunday at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood: Best picture: “American Hustle,” “Captain Phillips,” “Dallas Buyers Club,” “Gravity,” “Her,” “Nebraska,” “Philomena,” “12 Years A Slave,” “The Wolf of Wall Street.” Best director: David O. Russell […]

02.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Could DiCaprio finally win coveted Oscar?

Could DiCaprio finally win coveted Oscar?

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Could this finally be Leonardo DiCaprio’s year? Twenty years after his first Oscar nomination, the 39-year-old actor is hoping that he may at last win one of Hollywood’s most prized statuettes come Sunday night. Matthew McConaughey has long been the frontrunner for the best actor Oscar for his turn in “Dallas Buyers […]

28.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Margot Robbie in talks to join Alexander Skarsgaard in ‘Tarzan’

Margot Robbie in talks to join Alexander Skarsgaard in ‘Tarzan’

(Relaxnews) – The Australian actress currently starring in Martin Scorsese’s “The Wolf of Wall Street” was offered the role of Jane in a new adaptation of the writings of Edgar Rice Burroughs. According to Thewrap.com, Margot Robbie is on the verge of accepting the female lead in “Tarzan,” to be helmed by David Yates, the […]

21.01.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘Frozen’ claims first place in worldwide box office

‘Frozen’ claims first place in worldwide box office

(Relaxnews) – In theaters since late November, Disney’s seasonal animated film has finally earned the title of highest-grossing film at the worldwide box office for the weekend ending January 12, bringing in $42.87 million across 51 countries, according to Rentrak. “Lone Survivor,” showing in just three territories, is in second place at the global box […]

13.01.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
US cable TV’s HBO announces end of ‘Boardwalk’

US cable TV’s HBO announces end of ‘Boardwalk’

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – US premium cable TV provider HBO announced Thursday that the next season of award-winning prohibition-era show “Boardwalk Empire” will be its last. “The final call for drinks on the Boardwalk comes this fall,” program makers announced on the Twitter feed of the show, starring Steve Buscemi as a politician-gangster in charge of […]

10.01.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Worldwide box office: ‘The Hobbit’ still towering above competition

Worldwide box office: ‘The Hobbit’ still towering above competition

(Relaxnews) – “The Desolation of Smaug,” the second film in Peter Jackson’s “Hobbit” trilogy, remains in the top position at the global box office for the third consecutive weekend. According to Rentrak, the heroic fantasy film grossed $128.15 million in 63 territories during the weekend ending December 29. This brings total revenues for the film, […]

02.01.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
American Film Institute honors ‘Gravity,’ ‘American Hustle’ and ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’

American Film Institute honors ‘Gravity,’ ‘American Hustle’ and ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’

(Relaxnews) – The American Film Institute (AFI) has published its lists of the year’s top ten films — a key indicator ahead of the 2014 Oscars — and top ten TV series. The top ten list includes a number of features that have already had a successful run in cinemas and festivals, including “Gravity,” “Captain […]

10.12.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Fashion films of the week: Dolce & Gabbana, Valentino, Giorgio Armani

Fashion films of the week: Dolce & Gabbana, Valentino, Giorgio Armani

(Relaxnews) – A teaser for Martin Scorsese’s Dolce & Gabbana ad, a world of red luxury at Valentino and highlights from the Giorgio Armani One Night Only NYC event. Here’s our pick of the best fashion films from the past seven days. Dolce & Gabbana The fashion world is eagerly awaiting the new Martin Scorsese […]

02.11.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Leonardo DiCaprio to produce ‘Blood on Snow’ adaptation

Leonardo DiCaprio to produce ‘Blood on Snow’ adaptation

(Relaxnews) – The American actor plans to produce and possibly star in an adaptation of a forthcoming novel by Jo Nesbo, the bestselling Norwegian crime author behind the “The Snowman.” Currently in the process of acquiring the film rights to “Blood on Snow,” Warner Bros. will enlist the help of Leonardo DiCaprio and his production […]

23.10.2013 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Trailer: DiCaprio to play money mogul in new Scorsese

Trailer: DiCaprio to play money mogul in new Scorsese

(Relaxnews) – Scorsese’s new hotly-anticipated film, “The Wolf of Wall Street,” has just dropped its first trailer. Paramount Pictures offers a glimpse of one of the highlights of its end-of-year lineup. Two years after his family film digression “Hugo Cabret,” Martin Scorsese has teamed up with Leonardo DiCaprio again in this roguish film based on […]

17.06.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars, Videos ·
Trailer: Robert De Niro incognito in France in Luc Besson’s ‘The Family’

Trailer: Robert De Niro incognito in France in Luc Besson’s ‘The Family’

(Relaxnews) – Michelle Pfeiffer and Tommy Lee Jones co-star in the mobster comedy “The Family,” adapted from the novel “Badfellas” by Tonino Benacquista. The teaser trailer for “The Family,” now posted on Yahoo! Movies, offers a sneak peek at a black comedy that pokes fun at clichés about organized crime and Franco-American relations. Robert De […]

05.06.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars, Videos ·