Honours for De Niro, tears from legendary boxer Duran in Cannes

Honours for De Niro, tears from legendary boxer Duran in Cannes

It has been a while since legendary boxer Roberto Duran had a crowd on their feet chanting his name, but they did in Cannes on Monday after a screening of a film on his life starring Robert De Niro. Both De Niro and Duran had tears in their eyes as they embraced to a standing […]

17.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
The most talked-about actresses in 2015

The most talked-about actresses in 2015

(Relaxnews) – Talented, moving, militant, in the media spotlight … For all these reasons and more, five actresses were in the news this year. Alicia Vikander: confirmation of her rising star She is only 27, but Alicia Vikander has already conquered Hollywood. In 2015, this Swedish actress proved that she is a rising star by […]

06.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Photos ·
Jennifer Aniston joins Robert De Niro in ‘The Comedian’

Jennifer Aniston joins Robert De Niro in ‘The Comedian’

(Relaxnews) – Jennifer Aniston has been cast to star opposite Robert De Niro in a drama called “The Comedian.” In the film, De Niro plays a stand-up comic whose schtick is to roast his victims, throwing insults and barbs at his victims, reports Variety. Aniston will play a woman who develops a friendship with the comic […]

17.11.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Full-length ‘Joy’ trailer released

Full-length ‘Joy’ trailer released

(Relaxnews) – Lines spoken by Jennifer Lawrence serve as a voiceover in a new trailer for “Joy” that tracks her character’s story arc. Lawrence plays Joy Mangano, the founder of the Miracle Mop, and the story follows the single mother and entrepreneur as well as four generations of her family. The film from David O. […]

21.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
A 5-minute primer to ‘Paper Towns,’ a coming-of-age drama with Cara Delevingne

A 5-minute primer to ‘Paper Towns,’ a coming-of-age drama with Cara Delevingne

(Relaxnews) – High school student Quentin is plunged into a carefully constructed manhunt when neighbor Margo takes him on a night of hijinks and promptly disappears. Here’s your primer on the blockbuster-in-waiting from the “Fault In our Stars” author John Green. – Why the fuss about this film? – Set in Orlando, Florida, “Paper Towns” […]

24.07.2015 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
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 ·
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 ·
Robin Williams blazed animation trail with ‘Aladdin’

Robin Williams blazed animation trail with ‘Aladdin’

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Robin Williams may be best remembered for the legion of fast-talking comedic roles which lit up both television and movies during his glittering show-business career. Less well-known is the fact that the 63-year-old, who died from an apparent suicide on Monday, almost single-handedly began the trend of stars lending their voices to animated […]

15.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
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 ·
Anne Hathaway lined up to replace Reese Witherspoon in ‘The Intern’

Anne Hathaway lined up to replace Reese Witherspoon in ‘The Intern’

(Relaxnews) – The Oscar-winning actress looks likely to give De Niro a going over in this upcoming work-place comedy. Anne Hathaway (“Rachel Getting Married,” “Les Miserables”) is in discussion to play the boss of an online fashion business, according to The Hollywood Reporter, though her daily life will be disturbed by the arrival of Robert […]

10.02.2014 · 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 ·
Berlin’s famed Cold War-era cinema to reopen doors

Berlin’s famed Cold War-era cinema to reopen doors

(BERLIN-AFP) – Berlin’s historic Zoo Palast cinema re-opens Thursday after a major renovation to restore the sparkle to the former Cold War-era theatre, once the star-studded cultural boast of the city. The Zoo Palast, which owes its name to a nearby city-centre zoological garden, was built in the mid-1950s out of the ashes of a […]

Marvel-ous ‘Thor’ hammers box office rivals

Marvel-ous ‘Thor’ hammers box office rivals

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Marvel superhero Thor hammered his rivals at the North American box office this weekend, estimated figures showed Sunday. “Thor: The Dark World,” the latest blockbuster based on Marvel’s iconic comic book character, took a hefty $86.1 million in its opening weekend, figures from Exhibitor Relations showed. Starring Australian heartthrob Chris Hemsworth as […]

11.11.2013 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘Ender’s Game’ tops N. American box office

‘Ender’s Game’ tops N. American box office

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – “Ender’s Game,” Harrison Ford’s science fiction return to the big screen, easily topped the North American Box Office on its debut weekend, according to preliminary figures released Sunday. The film, which depicts a battle to save the human race from alien attack, took $28 million in theaters, industry tracker Exhibitor Relations said, […]

04.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Sun shines on ‘Cloudy With Chance of Meatballs’ sequel

Sun shines on ‘Cloudy With Chance of Meatballs’ sequel

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Animated sequel “Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs 2” shone at the North American box office this weekend, industry estimates showed Sunday. The follow-up to the 2009 movie based on the eponymous children’s book about a food-making machine that spins out of control and bombards a town with meatballs took an estimated […]

30.09.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
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 ·
‘Star Trek’ boldly goes to top of US box office

‘Star Trek’ boldly goes to top of US box office

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – “Star Trek: Into Darkness” soared at warp speed to the top of the US box office, ousting blockbuster sequel “Iron Man 3,” industry estimates showed Sunday. The latest installment of the cult science fiction phenomenon starring Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto took in $70.6 million on its debut weekend, according to industry […]

20.05.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘Iron Man 3’ and ‘Gatsby’ kill at US box office

‘Iron Man 3’ and ‘Gatsby’ kill at US box office

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Super-hero blockbuster sequel “Iron Man 3” stayed on top at the US box office after it’s mega debut a week earlier — but “The Great Gatsby” was also a power player, industry estimates showed Sunday. On its second weekend in US theaters, “Iron Man 3,” starring Robert Downey Jr as the title […]

13.05.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Robert De Niro and Shia LaBeouf in the running for ‘Spy’s Kid’

Robert De Niro and Shia LaBeouf in the running for ‘Spy’s Kid’

(Relaxnews) – According to the Hollywood Reporter, Robert De Niro and Shia LaBeouf have started talks with Paramount to play a father and son in spy circles. “Spy’s Kid” is based on the true story of a spy who hires his son to carry on his work. Paramount stumbled on this story in a series […]

23.04.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Nominees in main Oscars categories

Nominees in main Oscars categories

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Here are the nominees in the main categories for this year’s Oscars, as well as the the number of nominations for each film which garnered two or more nods, and their distributors.  The winners will be announced at the 85th Academy Awards show next Sunday, February 24 in the Dolby Theatre in […]

20.02.2013 · Filled under: Film, Happenings, Hollywood Stars, U.S. News ·