Highlights from the 2021 Venice Film Festival

Audrey Diwan’s L’Evenement, or Happening, a film about illegal abortions in 1960s France, has won the Venice Film Festival’s top prize, the Golden Lion. The gut-punching drama impressed viewers with its portrayal of a young woman desperate to arrange a termination, at a time when it could mean a prison term or death, to continue … Continue reading Highlights from the 2021 Venice Film Festival

No one understands what Princess Diana endured

VENICE Hollywood star Kristen Stewart may be no stranger to the paparazzi, but after playing Princess Diana, she feels that no one can understand what it felt like to be her. Kristen Stewart New movie Spencer premiered at the Venice Film Festival - where it is competing for the top Golden Lion award - on … Continue reading No one understands what Princess Diana endured

Cannes is back for movie lovers

Cannes is back. The lights are in position, the stars en route to the French Riviera. And Spike Lee’s face is peering out onto the Croisette from a huge banner announcing Tuesday’s debut of the world’s premier film festival. The show is running 14 months late, thanks to the pandemic. And it's about time for … Continue reading Cannes is back for movie lovers

What to expect from Netflix in May 2021

Netflix subscribers can watch The Woman in the Window, a psychological thriller film starring Amy Adams, and the superhero series Jupiter's Legacy in May. The streaming service released a list of the movies, TV shows, comedy specials and documentaries coming and going next month. Here's the full list of what's being added to Netflix in May: May 1 … Continue reading What to expect from Netflix in May 2021

Zendaya joins LeBron James in Space Jam

Space Jam: A New Legacy is adding even more star power. The sequel, this time revolving around LeBron James instead of Michael Jordan, has added Zendaya, 24, to voice the iconic cartoon character Lola Bunny. The move comes as director Malcolm D. Lee hopes to make Lola more of a powerful character than her depiction in the … Continue reading Zendaya joins LeBron James in Space Jam

Aidan Turner speaks on playing Leonardo da Vinci, says it was quite terrifying

Nearly two years after the much-adored historical series Poldark came to an end, Aidan Turner is finally back on our screens. And the Dublin-born actor (37) admits he did question whether he should take on Leonardo – another period drama – as his next project. “I do hear what you’re saying: maybe I need to … Continue reading Aidan Turner speaks on playing Leonardo da Vinci, says it was quite terrifying

Wannabe Spiderman: Brothers ‘stupidly’ expose themselves to poisonous bites

If you’ve ever watched any of the Spider-man movies, you can’t tell me that the thought of a spider bite possibly giving you superpowers didn’t cross your mind at least a couple times. But of course, how silly would that be to simply forcibly get a spider to bite you, especially a poisonous one. Well, … Continue reading Wannabe Spiderman: Brothers ‘stupidly’ expose themselves to poisonous bites

Harry and Meghan

Meghan Sparkle back on TV since stepping down as senior royal

The Duchess of Sussex will take part in her first TV appearance since stepping down as a senior working member of the royal family and relocating back to Los Angeles with husband Prince Harry and baby son Archie. Meghan will appear on Good Morning America on Monday to discuss the Disney documentary, Elephant, which she provided voiceover work for. In a clip shared … Continue reading Meghan Sparkle back on TV since stepping down as senior royal

Movie theaters reopen for business in China

As China considers the pandemic to be easing, the country has begun to reopen movie theaters. More than 500 in five provinces are back in business, Variety reports, though they aren't doing much business. The theaters brought in less than $2,000 combined on Friday. Two provinces reported that no tickets were sold. To make sure there were … Continue reading Movie theaters reopen for business in China

Bad guys aren’t allowed to use iPhones in movies, says ‘Knives Out’ director

Bad guys are not allowed to have iPhones in movies, says "Knives Out" director Ron Johnson. "Apple, they let you use iPhones in movies, but, and this is very pivotal, if you're ever watching a mystery movie, bad guys cannot have iPhones on camera," Johnson said Tuesday during an interview with Vanity Fair. Apple is known … Continue reading Bad guys aren’t allowed to use iPhones in movies, says ‘Knives Out’ director