Two external members of the Nobel literature prize committee quit on Monday after criticizing the scandal-hit Swedish Academy. MORE..
Brazil’s President blamed an unusual candidate this week as a cause of the Amazon forest fires: actor and environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio. MORE..
In one of the buzziest “Star Wars” reveals since Darth Vader’s “I am your father,” the actor responsible for a leaked “Rise of Skywalker” script has officially come forward. MORE..
Mariah Carey may have dropped “All I Want for Christmas is You” back in 1994, but 25 years later the holiday hit is still raising the bar. MORE..
A book that tells the “untold” stories of the women killed by Jack the Ripper has won a literary prize. MORE..
A painting dismissed as a copy has been confirmed as a Botticelli masterpiece. MORE..
Fifty years ago, beloved entertainer Carol Burnett appeared on the very first broadcast of a quirky TV program that featured a bunch of furry puppets. MORE..
Comedian Ellen DeGeneres will get a lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes next year recognizing her 25-year career on U.S. television, organizers said on Monday. MORE..
Taylor Swift is set to receive the Artist of the Decade trophy at this year’s American Music Awards. MORE..
Cable channel HBO has given the go-ahead for a prequel series to the hit fantasy TV show Game of Thrones. MORE..
Actor Jared Padalecki from The CW’s long-running Supernatural has reportedly been arrested following an incident at a bar in Austin, Texas. MORE..
The organisation behind US children’s TV show Sesame Street is set to reveal that one of its muppets’ mothers has an addiction. MORE..
Critics have hit out at the decision to give Peter Handke a Nobel Prize for Literature. MORE..
The Nobel prize in literature will be awarded twice on Thursday, after the Swedish body that selects the laureates was engulfed in a sexual assault scandal that forced it to postpone the 2018 ceremony. MORE..
The original stars of Jurassic Park are to reunite for the next instalment of the dinosaur film franchise. MORE..
Amazon’s “Fleabag” stole the show Sunday at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards, bringing home four awards, including those for best actress in a comedy, directing and best comedy series. MORE..
Namal Sandusen was crowned as the Best Solo Dancer at the finals of the Derana City of Dance - Season 6 last night (21). MORE..
Rapper Dave has won the Mercury Prize for his debut album, Psychodrama. A thought-provoking reflection on his upbringing in London, it has been hailed as “the boldest and best British rap album in a generation”. MORE..
One of the big questions facing “Joker” after its shocking Golden Lion win at the Venice Film Festival was how film critics and journalists would respond to the film when it touched down at the Toronto International Film Festival. MORE..
There’s a survival thriller at the Toronto International Film Festival playing out offscreen this week at Scotiabank Theatres, the traditional Press & Industry screening venue. MORE..