Violent game ‘banned’ in Australia because of rape scene
A cult videogame sequel has effectively been banned in Australia because of a scene in which a man strikes a woman then appears to rape her in a pool of...
'Transformers' sequel leads Razzies 'worst-of' list
"Transformers: Age of Extinction" is rolling out with the most nominations at this year’s Golden Raspberry Awards.
Coming back: Stephen Colbert’s ‘Late Show’ gets premiere date
Stephen Colbert will debut as the new host of CBS Corp’s “Late Show,” on September 8, the U.S.
Coming-of-age film Boyhood dominates at Golden Globe Awards
Richard Linklater’s Boyhood has won the Golden Globe for best drama, while Eddie Redmayne won the award for best actor. The coming-of-age movie...
Golden Globes spread love around, except to North Korea - and Bill Cosby
Hollywood toasted free speech in its myriad forms, from “Je Suis Charlie” tributes to George Clooney punchlines, at an earnest Golden Globes...
Golden Globes catapult entertainment world into 2015 red carpet season
The beautiful, the powerful and the merely talented of Hollywood gather on Sunday evening for the Golden Globe Awards, the high-wattage launch to the film...
Gonna go her way: Kravitz joining Katy Perry at Super Bowl halftime show
The Grammy award winner will be Katy Perry’s “special guest” during the game’s halftime show, the pop star announced during halftime...
'We believe the women': Protests disrupt Cosby's shows in Canada
Bill Cosby called for calm, saying he and his fans “hold no enemies” after protesters disrupted the final performance of his three-city Canadian...
Sony Pictures CEO: Call to Google got ‘The Interview’ out
Sony Pictures CEO Michael Lynton said Sony always planned to release “The Interview,” — it just initially didn’t know how to.
Stephen Fry to wed partner 30 years his junior after whirlwind romance
Stephen Fry has confirmed he is due to marry his partner, Elliott Spencer. The 57-year-old comedian said he is “very, very happy” following...
China’s frozen city of Harbin set for month-long ice sculpture exhibition
The 31st Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival opened on Monday in the city of Harbin, Heilongjiang, northeastern China.
'Rebel Hearts': Madonna hits back over Mandela and King 'bondage' images
Pop diva Madonna has hit back at criticism of images posted on her Facebook page showing iconic figures such as Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King in...
Egypt says Amal Clooney was never threatened with arrest
Egypt has disputed a claim by British human rights lawyer Amal Clooney that she had been warned she risked arrest last year if she released a report in...
'Seinfeld' is about nothing? Not at this medical school
'Seinfeld' may have been a show about nothing, but a psychiatry professor is using it for much more than that.
Elvis Presley’s two personal jets set to fetch £10m at auction
Elvis Presley’s two personal jets, one complete with gilded wash basin and plush sleeping quarters, will go under the hammer in a sealed-bid auction...
The force is strong: New ‘Star Wars’ tops 2015 most-anticipated movie list
The upcoming installment of the “Star Wars” franchise tops moviegoers’ lists of most anticipated films of 2015, ticket seller Fandango...
Taylor Swift crowned most charitable star of the year
Taylor Swift can add another award to her name - as the year’s most charitable celebrity.
'Game of Thrones' tops list of 2014's most pirated TV shows
Once again, “Game of Thrones” finds itself on TorrentFreak’s list of the most widely pirated TV shows of the year.
K-pop stars threaten to sue over use of music in ‘The Interview’
As The Interview has made its way to South Korean shores via online piracy, two K-pop artists have claimed that the film has made unauthorized use of their...
Comedian Chris Rock to divorce wife of 19 years
Comedian Chris Rock and his wife, Malaak Compton-Rock, will divorce after nearly 20 years of marriage, People magazine reported on Sunday.
Justin Bieber plans to take a break from music
Justin Bieber says his forthcoming break is “for a reason”. On Saturday December 27, the 20-year-old “All Around the World” singer revealed...
2014 in review: The death of the middle-class movie
More than ever, Hollywood is dominated by tent-pole movies – so much that it seems as if the summer-movie season is now essentially running year-round.
No exodus for censorship: Egypt axes Bible epic, citing historical mistakes
Egypt has banned the Hollywood biblical epic movie “Exodus: Gods and Kings” citing historical inaccuracies, the culture minister said Friday,...
In Asia, ‘The Interview’ is watched illegally online - and panned
Most viewers said they watched low-brow comedy The Interview because of the devastating cyber-attack on the Hollywood studio that produced it, Sony Pictures,...
Polanski denied chance to close 1977 rape case
A Los Angeles judge has refused to reopen the case of filmmaker Roman Polanski, who pleaded guilty in 1977 to raping a 13-year-old but left the United...
The Interview ‘to be broadcast on YouTube on Christmas Day’
Controversial comedy The Interview will also be made available on YouTube on Christmas Day, according to reports in the US.
Sony Pictures hires crisis specialist who inspired ‘Scandal’ TV series
Sony has hired crisis management expert Judy Smith — the inspiration for Kerry Washington’s “Scandal” character, Olivia Pope — to...
Run-and-gun: Kim Jong Un game spoof ‘Glorious Leader!’ moving forward
The creator of a satirical video game that depicts Kim Jong Un as a gun-toting, unicorn-riding hero has no plans to cancel his zany creation following...
Brazil’s Coelho offers $100,000 for N. Korea parody film
Brazilian author Paulo Coelho offered Thursday to pay Sony $100,000 for rights to “The Interview,” after the company decided to scrap the North...
Sony tells theater owners they can drop ‘The Interview’ amid terrorist threats
Sony has told theater owners they can pull ‘The Interview’ if they want to, following an apparent terrorist threat from the hackers responsible...