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Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee dead at 95

Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee dead at 95

Marvel legend Stan Lee, who revolutionised pop culture as the co-creator of iconic superheroes like Spider-Man and The Hulk who now dominate the world’s movie screens, has died. He was 95 years old. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 13, 2018  11:20 am

Tom Hiddleston to return as Loki in new TV series

Tom Hiddleston to return as Loki in new TV series

Tom Hiddleston will be reprising his role as the god of mischief in a new Marvel TV series based on Loki. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 12, 2018  12:16 pm

Spice Girls reunite – without Posh – for 2019 UK tour

Spice Girls reunite – without Posh – for 2019 UK tour

The Spice Girls have announced their first tour for a decade, with six UK stadium dates in June next year. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 6, 2018  12:24 pm

Alec Baldwin arrested, charged with assault in New York

Alec Baldwin arrested, charged with assault in New York

Actor Alec Baldwin was arrested and charged with assault and harassment Friday following a dispute over a parking spot, according to New York police. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 4, 2018  6:27 pm

A Sri Lankan is music director in Mozart’s town

A Sri Lankan is music director in Mozart’s town

Leslie Suganandarajah has been named music director in Salzburg Landestheater, succeeding Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 1, 2018  3:55 pm

Pharrell issues Trump cease-and-desist over song ‘Happy’

Pharrell issues Trump cease-and-desist over song ‘Happy’

“There was nothing ‘happy’ about the tragedy inflicted upon our country on Saturday and no permission was granted for your use of this song for this purpose,” states the letter. MORE..

(0)Comments | October 30, 2018  5:10 pm

Canadian rapper Jon James dies in music video airplane stunt

Canadian rapper Jon James dies in music video airplane stunt

A Canadian rapper has fallen to his death after walking along the wing of a Cessna plane as part of a music video shoot in Vernon, British Columbia. MORE..

(0)Comments | October 25, 2018  5:43 pm

‘Friends’ star David Schwimmer lookalike wanted in UK for stealing

‘Friends’ star David Schwimmer lookalike wanted in UK for stealing

LONDON — It’s likely no one told David Schwimmer that life after “Friends” was going to be this way. MORE..

(0)Comments | October 24, 2018  11:32 pm

‘Halloween’ brings in $7.7 million opening night box office

‘Halloween’ brings in $7.7 million opening night box office

Jamie Lee Curtis’ “Halloween” has opened strongly with $7.7 million at 3,200 North American locations in Thursday night preview showings. MORE..

(0)Comments | October 20, 2018  1:12 pm

Sri Lankan film ‘Yashodhara’ honoured at SAFAL 2018 in Sydney

Sri Lankan film ‘Yashodhara’ honoured at SAFAL 2018 in Sydney

Pallavi Subash, the lead actress of movie ‘Yashodhara’, was honoured last Friday (12) at the Annual Gala Dinner and Awards nights of SAFAL 2018 in Sydney, Australia, for her contribution to the film. MORE..

(0)Comments | October 16, 2018  11:07 am

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry expecting first baby

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry expecting first baby

The Duchess of Sussex is pregnant and is due to give birth next spring, Kensington Palace has revealed. MORE..

(0)Comments | October 15, 2018  4:14 pm

‘The Walking Dead’ star Scott Wilson passes away at age 76

‘The Walking Dead’ star Scott Wilson passes away at age 76

The Walking Dead star Scott Wilson has passed away at the age of 76. MORE..

(0)Comments | October 7, 2018  4:43 pm

New trial ordered in “Stairway to Heaven” copyright lawsuit

New trial ordered in “Stairway to Heaven” copyright lawsuit

A U.S. appeals court on Friday ordered a new trial in a lawsuit accusing Led Zeppelin of copying an obscure 1960s instrumental for the intro to its classic 1971 rock anthem “Stairway to Heaven.” A federal court jury in Los Angeles two years ago found Led Zeppelin did not steal the famous riff from the song “Taurus” by the band Spirit. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 29, 2018  2:26 pm

K-Pop band BTS tells world youth to ‘speak yourself’ at UN

K-Pop band BTS tells world youth to ‘speak yourself’ at UN

Korean boy band BTS became the first ever K-Pop group to address the United Nations this week when it told young people to believe in their own convictions and voices. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 25, 2018  12:22 pm

‘Game of Thrones’ wins Best Drama Series in Emmys Return

‘Game of Thrones’ wins Best Drama Series in Emmys Return

HBO’s epic “Game of Thrones” is back in the Emmy conversation in a big way, winning the 2018 drama series statue. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 18, 2018  5:53 pm

Paul McCartney earns first No. 1 album in 36 years

Paul McCartney earns first No. 1 album in 36 years

Sir Paul McCartney has achieved his first solo number one album in the United States in 36 years. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 18, 2018  1:26 pm

Stars pay tribute to US rapper Mac Miller ‘found dead’ aged 26

Stars pay tribute to US rapper Mac Miller ‘found dead’ aged 26

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..

(0)Comments | September 9, 2018  10:11 am

Derana wins big at Sumathi Awards 2018

Derana wins big at Sumathi Awards 2018

The annual Sumathi Awards is currently being held in Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre and Derana managed to take home many prominent awards at it. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 29, 2018  8:50 pm

BTS breaks YouTube record previously held by Taylor Swift

BTS breaks YouTube record previously held by Taylor Swift

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..

(0)Comments | August 26, 2018  5:12 pm

‘The Big Bang Theory’ to end in 2019

‘The Big Bang Theory’ to end in 2019

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..

(0)Comments | August 23, 2018  5:51 pm

Aretha Franklin, ‘Queen of Soul’, dies aged 76

Aretha Franklin, ‘Queen of Soul’, dies aged 76

Aretha Franklin, the “queen of soul” known for hits like Respect and Think, has died in Detroit at the age of 76. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 16, 2018  8:49 pm

Lankan adoptee’s search for birth mum unfolded in BBC’s new documentary

Lankan adoptee’s search for birth mum unfolded in BBC’s new documentary

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..

(0)Comments | August 16, 2018  4:00 pm

Lankan cinema lacks support; film-makers are self-taught – Dharmasiri Bandaranayake

Lankan cinema lacks support; film-makers are self-taught – Dharmasiri Bandaranayake

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..

(0)Comments | August 12, 2018  10:13 pm

Sri Lankan films to be screened at NFAI

Sri Lankan films to be screened at NFAI

The Pune International Centre (PIC) and the National Film Archive of India (NFAI) will screen a number of acclaimed films from Sri Lanka, as part of a film festival that is now in its eleventh year. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 9, 2018  11:32 am

China bans Pooh movie after comparisons to President Xi

China bans Pooh movie after comparisons to President Xi

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..

(0)Comments | August 7, 2018  10:59 am
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