HBO’s epic “Game of Thrones” is back in the Emmy conversation in a big way, winning the 2018 drama series statue. MORE..
Sir Paul McCartney has achieved his first solo number one album in the United States in 36 years. MORE..
Musicians have been expressing their sadness and paying tribute to US rapper Mac Miller, who was found dead at his California home on Friday aged 26. MORE..
The K-pop boy band BTS again seemed to do the impossible as they surpassed Taylor Swift for the most-viewed video within 24 hours on YouTube. MORE..
The long-running American sitcom - which stars the likes of Kaley Cuoco and Jim Parsons - has proven to be a huge global success since the first episode aired in 2007, but it’s been confirmed that the programme will end in May 2019 after 279 episodes. MORE..
Over 11,000 people who were born in Sri Lanka have been adopted overseas. Many of them have grown with little knowledge of the people or culture they left behind. MORE..
The Sri Lankan film industry needs support, said Dharmasiri Bandaranayake, director general of cultural affairs, Sri Lanka. He was in the city attending the festival of films from Sri Lanka as the chief guest. The event was organised by the Pune International Centre (PIC). MORE..
For only the second time this year, a Disney movie has been denied release in China. Christopher Robin, a live-action/CGI family film that stars Ewan McGregor, received a no-go from the country’s film authorities. MORE..
“The devil’s favorite demon” officially has a new title: Mayor of Knox County. Former WWE champion Glenn Jacobs — who is best known as the professional wrestler Kane — declared victory on Thursday night in the Tennessee mayoral race. MORE..
The BBC has agreed to pay Sir Cliff Richard £850,000 within 14 days to cover his legal costs - following his privacy case against the corporation. MORE..
Singer Demi Lovato is awake and with her family after being hospitalized earlier Tuesday, according to a statement from the singer’s representative. MORE..
American boxer Floyd Mayweather was named the world’s highest-paid entertainer on Monday on a list that saw actor George Clooney take the No. 2 spot with the highest annual pay of his career. MORE..
The English Patient, by Sri Lankan-born Canadian literary icon Michael Ondaatje, has won the Golden Man Booker Prize. The winner was revealed at the Man Booker 50 Festival in London’s Royal Festival Hall on Sunday. MORE..
Dinakshi and Shanudri were declared the winners of the Grand Finale of Derana Fair & Lovely Star City - Twenty 20, which was held at the National Youth Center in Maharagama last night. MORE..
For the first time in the history of Sri Lankan film industry, a movie from the Pearl of the Indian Ocean, shall vie for Oscars 2019. The movie titled ‘The Frozen Fire’, directed by Anuruddha Jayasinghe, is the first Sri Lankan movie to enter in mainstream ‘Best Picture’ category of Oscars 2019, the officials revealed. MORE..
Moviegoers seeing Disney’s “Incredibles 2” might notice some health-related warning signs posted regarding the film, which had the biggest box office opening for an animated movie ever. MORE..
If you’re still obsessing over the record-breaking Marvel film “Black Panther,” Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture has some good news: You will soon be able to see the hero’s costume in person. MORE..
Newly published private travel diaries have revealed Albert Einstein’s racist and xenophobic views. MORE..
U.S. television studio ABC has apologised to Indian fans of its crime drama “Quantico” after an episode featuring Indian nationalists trying to frame Pakistan in a terrorist plot sparked online outrage against Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra, who plays a lead role in the show. MORE..
Benedict Cumberbatch has been hailed as a “hero” after saving a Deliveroo driver from a gang of four muggers. MORE..
A Korean pop group has topped the album sales charts in the US for the first time, a milestone for the genre that has seen an explosion in global popularity in recent years. MORE..
“28 Twenty-Eight” won the Best Film Award at the Sixth Derana Sunsilk Film Awards – 2018, held at the Nelum Pokuna Theatre in Colombo last night. MORE..