'Chewie we're home' Star Wars trailer delights fansHype surrounding the eagerly-anticipated "Star Wars" reboot made the jump to light speed on Thursday as the movie's makers unveiled a new trailer that delighted fans with a…
Stars, surprises – but no selfies – at 2015 Cannes festivalCannes festival organisers have unveiled an exciting mix of established and upcoming talent competing at next month’s event – as well as an informal ban on “ridiculous and…
2015 Cannes Film Festival line-up unveiledIt has been a long wait but Cannes Film Festival chief Thierry Frémaux has finally unveiled the line-up for this year's event, which kicks off in less than a month. Follow his…
New Paris exhibit celebrates 100 years of Édith PiafA new exhibition on French diva Édith Piaf opened Tuesday in Paris, offering an in-depth look at the woman who became a postwar star and an enduring national icon.
Soul icon Percy Sledge dies aged 73Percy Sledge, who recorded the classic 1966 soul ballad "When a Man Loves a Woman," has died, his agent said Tuesday. He was 74.
Louvre announces single fare for collection, exhibitsThe Musée du Louvre in Paris, the most visited art museum in the world, has announced it will introduce a 15-euro flat fee giving visitors full access in order to create "better…
Gaultier retrospective arrives in ParisIn an increasingly popular trend, museums are inviting the public to view high-end fashion designs, which would usually be reserved for wealthy clients, in retrospective shows…
Portuguese director Manoel de Oliveira dies aged 106Authorities say Manoel de Oliveira, a celebrated Portuguese movie director believed to be the world’s oldest filmmaker, has died. He was 106.
New ‘Daily Show’ host under fire for 'racist, sexist' jokesNewly anointed "The Daily Show" host Trevor Noah faced mounting criticism on Tuesday after the emergence of several past social media posts accused of being racist, sexist and…
'La Sapienza': Italy's mystical refuge from soulless worldBrooklyn-born French director Eugène Green's latest baroque reverie on the cathartic power of art is both grating and richly gratifying.
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‘Pop-Up’ Pompidou Centre opens in SpainA ‘Pop-Up’ version of France’s famous Pompidou Centre opened its doors in the Spanish city of Malaga on Saturday, marking the birth of a new concept the Paris museum hopes will…
Film inspired by DSK scandal released in the USA film inspired by the scandals surrounding former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was released Friday in the United States, but the re-edited version of "Welcome to New York"…
Unprecedented Velázquez exhibition opens at Paris’s Grand PalaisOne of the most comprehensive exhibitions of works by Spanish Golden Age master Diego Velázquez ever shown opened at the Grand Palais museum in Paris this week.
Italy reveals restored 'crown jewel' of PompeiiItaly unveiled the restored crown jewel of the ancient city of Pompeii on Friday, showing off a rare success story.