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'Injured' Maradona unable to attend Cannes film festival

'Injured' Maradona unable to attend Cannes film festival

Football legend Diego Maradona will not attend the Cannes film festival, where a documentary about his life is being premiered, after he injured his shoulder, its director told AFP Sunday.

Cannes rediscovers its glitz as stars flood red carpet

Cannes rediscovers its glitz as stars flood red carpet

Cannes kicks off Tuesday with one of the glitziest line-ups in years as Hollywood stars and studios return in numbers to the world's biggest film festival.

Hollywood icon Doris Day dead at 97

Hollywood icon Doris Day dead at 97

Doris Day, the US screen icon famed for her wholesome, girl-next-door appeal in a string of box office hits, died Monday at age 97, her foundation said.

Daniel Craig makes his final outing as James Bond

Daniel Craig makes his final outing as James Bond

Daniel Craig, whose final outing as 007 was unveiled on Thursday, is the longest-serving James Bond -- but perhaps not always the most enthusiastic.

'Outdated' Oscar category for best foreign language film renamed

'Outdated' Oscar category for best foreign language film renamed

The Oscar category of best foreign language film has been renamed international feature film, the academy said in a statement late on Tuesday.

'Crouching Tiger' star Chow Yun-fat vows to donate fortune

'Crouching Tiger' star Chow Yun-fat vows to donate fortune

‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’ star Chow Yun-fat may be a heavyweight from the golden era of Hong Kong cinema but the famously frugal actor has vowed to donate his vast wealth to charity after he dies.

Cheney biopic 'Vice' leads Golden Globe noms with six

Cheney biopic 'Vice' leads Golden Globe noms with six

‘Vice,’ a biopic about Dick Cheney starring Christian Bale as the former US vice president, on Thursday picked up the most Golden Globe nominations with six including best comedy film, as the race to the Oscars begins.

Oscar-winning Italian film-maker Bernardo Bertolucci dies aged 77

Oscar-winning Italian film-maker Bernardo Bertolucci dies aged 77

Italian film director Bernardo Bertolucci, whose films include ‘Last Tango In Paris’ and ‘1900’, has died in Rome aged 77, Italian media said on Monday.

Hollywood submarine flick runs aground in Russia, Ukraine

Hollywood submarine flick runs aground in Russia, Ukraine

Release of a Hollywood action film in which American soldiers rescue a Russian president during a coup attempt has been mysteriously postponed in Russia and Ukraine, with reports suggesting it could be banned ...

Elderly stars give love one last go in sequel to film classic

Elderly stars give love one last go in sequel to film classic

French director Claude Lelouch has started shooting a sequel to his classic romance ‘A Man and a Woman’ with the same actors, 52 years after the original was a box office smash.

Next James Bond film to be directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga

Next James Bond film to be directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga

Cary Fukunaga, 41, replaces British director Danny Boyle, who pulled out of the as yet untitled film last month due to "creative differences".

'Ocean's 8,' a glamorous crime tale for the #MeToo age

'Ocean's 8,' a glamorous crime tale for the #MeToo age

They're eight women, poised to take over from the men for an ‘Ocean's’ reboot full of glitz and glamor -- a particularly #MeToo affair that does away with the saga's traditional masculinity.