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Entertainment

  • Filmmakers respond to criticism of Lego 'Brickumentary'

    The filmmakers behind a documentary on the toy powerhouse Lego say critics who see the film as a 92-minute commercial for the tiny building blocks are missing the point.

  • U2 welcomes the Clintons, Springsteen at New York show

    For its last of eight shows at Madison Square Garden, U2 welcomed some very famous guests.

  • HBO chief: 'Game of Thrones' could wrap after 3 more seasons

    "Game of Thrones" fans, brace yourselves: The fantasy saga's end is perhaps just a few years away.

  • Review: "Tour" a worthy look at artist as reluctant subject

    Many journalists who have written feature profiles of public figures will have experienced that light-bulb moment, once the cautious mutual-assessment phase is concluded and you start digging for the meat, when the subject perhaps casually reveals some illuminating aspect of him- or herself around which the entire article can be built. Those moments come thick and fast in "The End of the Tour," James Ponsoldt's exquisitely elegiac film about David Foster Wallace, examined over the course of a five-day interview with Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky, 12 years before the influential writer's suicide in 2008 at age 46.

  • 'Ant-Man' inches past 'Pixels' to take first-place spot

    "Ant-Man" crept past new opener "Pixels" to claim the top spot at the box office this weekend by an ant-sized margin. The Disney and Marvel superhero pic brought in $24.8 million over the weekend, bringing its domestic total to $106.1 million according to Rentrak estimates Sunday.

  • Chris Brown begs Philippines to allow him to leave

    In a desperate appeal punctuated with a backflip, stranded Grammy-winning star Chris Brown got down on his knees Friday begging to be allowed to leave the Philippines and resume his world tour.

  • Jolie to direct Cambodia war film for Netflix

    Actress-turned-director Angelina Jolie is to make a film about Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime seen through the eyes of a war-scarred child for Netflix, the streaming giant said Thursday.

  • DiCaprio gala raises over $40 million for environment

    Leonardo DiCaprio raised over $40 million to help save the planet at an auction in Saint-Tropez, France, on Wednesday night.

  • Chris Brown rants, breakdances while marooned in Philippines

    American hip-hop star Chris Brown took to swearing and break-dancing as he ranted on Thursday about being stranded in the Philippines over a row with an influential sect.

  • Argentina drops bid to arrest Justin Bieber

    Pop star Justin Bieber got some good news on his legal woes Wednesday when a court in Argentina dropped a warrant for his arrest for allegedly assaulting a photographer.

  • Katy Perry roars into Taylor Swift feud

    Taylor Swift's "bad blood" with fellow pop superstar Katy Perry looks set to get a lot worse.

  • Madonna feels like Picasso, says art has no expiration date

    Madonna thinks artists deep into their careers should stop if they don't have anything more to say. But at 56, the singer says she still has things to talk about, and in short, she feels like Pablo Picasso.

  • Chris Brown cancels show in Jakarta

    The event organizer of ‘Chris Brown Live in Jakarta’, E-Motion Entertainment, announced on Wednesday that the US hip hop star will cancel his gig in the capital on July 25.

  • Brigitte Bardot slams Australia's plan to kill 2 million feral cats

    French actress Brigitte Bardot has condemned an Australian plan to cull two million feral cats, blamed for wreaking havoc on native animals, to stop them further harming vanishing populations.

  • China gives Ai Weiwei his passport back after 4 years

    Chinese artist and government critic Ai Weiwei has his passport back four years after it was confiscated by authorities.

  • 50 Cent testifies about his finances in sex-tape lawsuit

    Rapper 50 Cent, ranked by Forbes as one of hip-hop's five richest artists, downplayed his wealth on Tuesday as he testified in court about his finances, business deals and the media attention surrounding his recent bankruptcy filing.

  • Swift, Minaj tweet over rapper's MTV Video Music Awards snub

    Taylor Swift and Nicki Minaj traded words on Twitter after the rapper said she was upset she didn't earn a nomination for video of the year at the MTV Video Music Awards.

  • 'Ant-Man' debuts with $58M; 'Trainwreck' opens with $30.2M

    Marvel's "Ant-Man" punched above its weight at the weekend box office, debuting with an estimated $58 million, while Amy Schumer's "Trainwreck" also opened strongly with $30.2 million.

  • Demi Moore 'in shock' after man drowns in her backyard pool

    Demi Moore said she is stunned and saddened by the death of a 21-year-old man Sunday in the backyard pool of a Los Angeles home she owns.

  • Cosby offered pills, payments and mentorship to women: NYT

    US comedian Bill Cosby said he offered pills and payments to a women he had sexual encounters with, and tried to hide it from his wife, according to court documents cited in the New York Times Saturday.