Mar 22, 2013 00:40 EDT
New Zealander George Lowe, the last surviving climber from the expedition led by Sir Edmund Hillary that conquered Everest in 1953, has died aged 89.
Mar 21, 2013 22:08 EDT
With a blend of patriotism, adrenaline and testosterone, Americans can gird for what might be the first big thriller flick of the year -- and with North Koreans as the bad guys, to boot.
Mar 18, 2013 21:26 EDT
Big-budget 3D fantasy adventure flick "Oz the Great and Powerful" topped the North American box office for a second straight weekend, earning $41.3 million, industry figures showed.
Mar 17, 2013 16:26 EDT
Big-budget 3D fantasy adventure flick "Oz the Great and Powerful" for a second straight weekend was the top film at North American movie houses, earning $42.2 million, industry estimates showed.
Mar 15, 2013 09:21 EDT
Indian actress Freida Pinto, of Oscar-winning "Slumdog Millionaire" fame, said on Friday she would have become a wedding planner if she had not succeeded in show business.
Mar 14, 2013 07:54 EDT
Growing up as the daughter of film director Tay Garnett, best known for his 1946 thriller "The Postman Only Rings Twice", Tiela Garnett learned all about the highs and lows of Hollywood from an early age.
Mar 13, 2013 08:15 EDT
Tehran plans to sue Hollywood production companies over anti-Iranian films, including the Oscar-winning "Argo", a French lawyer hired by the Islamic republic to make the case said on Wednesday.
Mar 11, 2013 17:26 EDT
Big-budget 3D fantasy adventure flick "Oz the Great and Powerful" debuted atop the North American box office with a huge $79.1 million in weekend ticket sales, industry figures showed Monday.
Mar 10, 2013 14:13 EDT
Big-budget 3D fantasy adventure flick "Oz the Great and Powerful" debuted atop the North American box office with a huge $80.3 million in weekend ticket sales, industry estimates showed Sunday.
Mar 10, 2013 08:31 EDT
A vibrant city of poets, artists and thinkers in the early 1900s, it went down in a sea of swastikas after Hitler's triumphant return: Vienna after the Anschluss lost not only many of its people, but a great deal of its talent.
Mar 09, 2013 18:59 EST
Danny Boyle gave the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival a sneak preview of his new movie Saturday, a dark thriller in which the director says you won't know the good guy until the end of the story.
Mar 09, 2013 15:54 EST
Venezuela marched Saturday toward bitter elections to succeed Hugo Chavez after his political heir took power in a move disputed by the opposition following the leftist leader's death.
Mar 08, 2013 18:46 EST
Venezuela gave Hugo Chavez a lavish farewell at a state funeral Friday that brought some of the world's most notorious strongmen to tears, with music, prayers and a fiery speech by his successor.
Mar 08, 2013 13:21 EST
Some of the world's most notorious strongmen wept openly Friday at the lavish state funeral of Hugo Chavez, the Venezuelan leftist whose revolution won him friends and foes at home and abroad.
Mar 07, 2013 15:28 EST
Two-time Olympic host Los Angeles plans to bid on hosting the 2024 Summer Olympics, according to mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, and the city's effort has some major celebrity backers.
Mar 06, 2013 17:07 EST
Veteran US actor Danny Glover praised Hugo Chavez as a "social champion" on Wednesday, the latest Hollywood liberal to pay tribute to the dead Venezuelan president.
Mar 06, 2013 09:48 EST
US filmmaker and long-time Hugo Chavez supporter Oliver Stone hailed the late Venezuelan leader as a "great hero" on Tuesday, saying he will "live forever in history."
Mar 06, 2013 02:25 EST
Hollywood star Russell Crowe was criticized for posting online a video shot from outside his Sydney office of lights over city parkland that he likened to a UFO.
Mar 05, 2013 02:09 EST
A 10-year wait ends Tuesday with the arrival of "SimCity", a computer game that challenges players to build thriving cities in the face of conditions such as limited funds and climate change.
Mar 05, 2013 01:06 EST
Influential journal Wine Advocate has awarded Australia's 2008 Penfolds Grange shiraz an unsurpassable 100 points, a score chief winemaker Peter Gago said Tuesday was like winning an Academy Award.