Celine Dion appeal for new songs receives 4,000 submissions

Celine Dion appeal for new songs receives 4,000 submissions

(Paris-AFP) – A public appeal by Celine Dion for new songs for her next album in French has been met with a flood of offered tunes, according to a former Canadian media boss close to the singer’s manager. Around 4,000 songs were sent to Dion’s website and management company by the October 5 deadline, Charles […]

17.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Film composer James Horner of “Titanic” fame dies in plane crash

Film composer James Horner of “Titanic” fame dies in plane crash

(Relaxnews) – Prolific film composer James Horner, whose work spans “Titanic,” “Avatar” and “A Beautiful Mind” died in a plane crash Monday. The two-time Oscar winner died in a two-seater single-engine plane crash near Santa Barbara. The trained pilot was alone in the plane. He was 61. Horner had an illustrious career, marked by hits […]

24.06.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Music ·
Celine Dion to return to Vegas residency: report

Celine Dion to return to Vegas residency: report

(AFP) – Canadian singer Celine Dion will return to her residency in Las Vegas in August after taking an indefinite break last year to care for her cancer-stricken husband, People magazine reported. On her website, the star from French-speaking province Quebec hinted at the news on Saturday, exclaiming “Good news on the horizon!” showing her […]

23.03.2015 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, International Stars, Music ·
WWII Japanese ship found in PHL

WWII Japanese ship found in PHL

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen finds battleship sank 70 years ago By Joel Guinto Manila, Philippines |  | Wednesday 3/4/2015 – Billionaire and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen said Wednesday he had found one of Japan’s biggest and most famous battleships on a Philippine seabed, some 70 years after American forces sank it during World War II. […]

04.03.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Why do blockbusters rarely win top honors at Oscars?

Why do blockbusters rarely win top honors at Oscars?

(Hollywood, United States-AFP) – So who has actually seen the top Oscar movies? Film buffs, mostly. That’s because — let’s face it — most of the films shortlisted for Academy Awards glory are relatively small-budget independent flicks, not crowd-pleasing blockbusters. And it’s even more the case this year, with only one of the eight films […]

21.02.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Japan’s ‘Golden Bolt’: 103-year-old challenges world’s fastest man

Japan’s ‘Golden Bolt’: 103-year-old challenges world’s fastest man

(KYOTO-AFP) – Closing in on his 104th birthday, a twinkle-toed Japanese sprinter has thrown down the challenge to the world’s fastest man Usain Bolt, telling him: “let’s rumble!” Hidekichi Miyazaki — who holds the 100 metres world record for centenarians at 29.83 seconds and is dubbed ‘Golden Bolt’ after the Jamaican flyer — plans to […]

02.09.2014 · Filled under: Asian News, Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
Winslet honored on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Winslet honored on Hollywood Walk of Fame

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Oscar-winning actress Kate Winslet was honored with a star on the storied Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday — hours after an earthquake jolted Tinseltown awake. The “Titanic” star joked that the pre-dawn 4.4 magnitude quake, which was felt strongly across the Los Angeles area, occurred just as she was getting ready […]

18.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, 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 ·
Classical monsters that inspire Hollywood in Rome show

Classical monsters that inspire Hollywood in Rome show

(ROME-AFP) – Griffins, sirens and minotaurs went on display in Rome on Thursday for an exhibition on monsters of antiquity with Hollywood special effects experts still inspired by the classical creatures acting as consultants. The show brought together 100 works including statues, frescoes and vases from museums around the world depicting fantastical creatures — all […]

20.12.2013 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Entertainment, Film ·
Cameron to release three ‘Avatar’ sequels

Cameron to release three ‘Avatar’ sequels

(LOS ANGELES, California-AFP) – Canadian director James Cameron is making three sequels to his film “Avatar,” which will be released between 2016 and 2018, Fox Studios announced Thursday. The 2009 film is the highest-grossing movie on record, having netted $2.8 billion at the box office worldwide. Cameron had originally planned for only two sequels. “In […]

02.08.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Australian tycoon unveils plan for new Titanic

Australian tycoon unveils plan for new Titanic

(NEW YORK-AFP) – Flamboyant Australian tycoon Clive Palmer unveiled his plan Tuesday for building a perfect replica of the Titanic — plus a lot of extra lifeboats. More than a century after the original, supposedly unsinkable ocean liner hit an iceberg and went down in the North Atlantic, Palmer says he thinks the time has […]

27.02.2013 · Filled under: Destinations ·
‘The Avengers’ boots ‘Harry Potter’ as third-biggest box office hit

‘The Avengers’ boots ‘Harry Potter’ as third-biggest box office hit

(LOS ANGELES-Relaxnews) – After almost a year as the No. 3 film of all time with $1.32 billion in earnings, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, released in July 2011, has slipped to fourth place as The Avengers edges it out with $1.35 billion. After  just a month in theaters, director Joss Whedon’s The Avengers reached this milestone […]

04.06.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Titanic centenary – on both sides of the Atlantic, destinations associated with the liner prepare to commemorate

Titanic centenary – on both sides of the Atlantic, destinations associated with the liner prepare to commemorate

(Relaxnews) – In less than 45 days, the world will mark a century since the sinking of the Titanic, the most famous cruise ship disaster in history. The fateful night of April 14-15, 1912, in which 1,517 people died, has gone on to become one of the most infamous stories in history, spawning novels, music, […]

02.03.2012 · Filled under: Destinations ·