Tag Archives: Entertainment/Culture

24May/15

Winning films at Cannes film festival

French film “Dheepan” wins the top Palme d’Or prize for director Jacques Audiard at the 68th Cannes International Film Festival. Other awards were handed out to “Saul Fia (Son of Saul), “The Lobster” and “Nie Yinniang” (The Assassin). While France’s Vincent Lindon won best actor for “La Loi du Marche” (The Measure of a Man) and the best actress prize shared between U.S.’s Rooney Mara for her role in Todd Haynes’s “Carol” and French actress Emmanuelle Bercot in French director Maiwenn Besco’s Mon Roi (My King).

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24May/15

Mathematician John Nash, Nobel Prize Winner who inspired “A Beautiful Mind,” killed in auto accident

Mathematician John Nash, Nobel Prize Winner who inspired “A Beautiful Mind,” killed in auto accident, according to local media.

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24May/15

“We are all heroes”, says Sweden’s Mans Zelmerlow after Eurovision Song Contest win

Sweden’s Mans Zelmerlow speaks to the media after winning the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, beating Russia and Italy in the world’s biggest international music show.

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23May/15

From Austria to Australia, Eurovision casts net wide for 60th year

Vienna is ready for the Eurovision Song Contest as fans flock into the city and the last tickets are being sold for the annual music festival watched by more than 195 million people in 40 countries.

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18May/15

First look at Steve Jobs biopic released

Universal releases a teaser trailer for the upcoming biopic, “Steve Jobs,” starring Michael Fassbender in the title role of the late tech titan.
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18May/15

David Letterman prepares to leave his ‘Late Show’ desk after 33 years

Fans prepare to say goodbye to ‘Late Show’ host David Letterman.

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18May/15

Robert De Niro opens luxury hotel in Manila

Hollywood actor Robert de Niro and Japanese chef Nobu Matsuhisa open a luxury hotel, part of the 1.3 billion USD City of Dreams casino-resort complex, in Manila’s Entertainment City.

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