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Sun, Nov 29 2015

Box Office: 'Hunger Games' leads Thanksgiving pack, 'Creed' scores


LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Moviegoers said goodbye to Katniss Everdeen and welcomed back Rocky Balboa, a series of farewells and reunions that powered Thanksgiving box office receipts above last year's holiday. | Video

29 Nov 2015

Adele smashes records with 3.38 million first-week U.S sales of '25'


NEW YORK British singer Adele's new album sold a record 3.38 million U.S. copies in its first full week, Nielsen Music said, becoming the biggest-selling album of 2015 in an astonishing feat for an era when artists rarely top 1 million.

Entertainment, Music 29 Nov 2015

With "Star Wars" movie due to land, old toys go galactic


THORNABY, England Vintage toys linked to the "Star Wars" film franchise are moving faster than a swirling lightsaber, sending prices of many of them soaring into hyperspace.

Film, Entertainment 6:09am EST

Sat, Nov 28 2015

Swiss director Luc Bondy dies at 67


VIENNA Swiss director Luc Bondy, whose work influenced theaters across Europe, has died at the age of 67, the Paris-based Odeon theater, which he had headed since 2012, announced on Saturday.

28 Nov 2015

Fri, Nov 27 2015

Sly and the Family Stone trumpet player Cynthia Robinson dies at 71

LOS ANGELES Trumpet player and singer Cynthia Robinson, an original member of psychedelic funk pioneers Sly and the Family Stone, has died, the band said in statement on Friday. She was 71.

Entertainment, Music, People 27 Nov 2015

Is singer Adam Lambert just too sexy for strait-laced Singapore?


SINGAPORE Adam Lambert may have been a hit on American Idol but rival petitions in Singapore have gathered thousands of online votes in a lively debate over whether he is too sexy to be allowed to perform at the city-state's largest New Year's eve concert. | Video

Entertainment, Music, People 27 Nov 2015

Live Shakespeare tops British cinema box office - for a day


LONDON A live broadcast of Judi Dench and Kenneth Branagh starring in Shakespeare's "The Winter's Tale" was the biggest cinema box office draw in Britain on the night of the screening, the show's publicists said on Friday.

27 Nov 2015

Poland's decision not to extradite Polanski confirmed after appeal ruled out


KRAKOW, Poland A Polish court's decision to deny the extradition of film-maker Roman Polanski to the United States over a 1977 child sex conviction became legally binding on Friday after an appellate prosecutor's office said it found no justification to appeal it. | Video

People, Film, U.S., Entertainment 27 Nov 2015

Thu, Nov 26 2015

Adele announces 2016 live concert tour, first in four years


LONDON Adele, whose latest album "25" has smashed sales records in its first week of release, announced on Thursday she would begin a 15-week concert tour of Britain, Ireland and continental Europe in February. | Video

Music, Entertainment 26 Nov 2015

Fri, Nov 27 2015

Miss World Canada prevented from reaching China pageant


HONG KONG Canada's China-born Miss World contestant was stopped in Hong Kong on Thursday and denied permission to board a flight to the beauty pageant finals in China, a move she said was punishment for speaking out against human rights abuses in the country. | Video

World, Entertainment, China 27 Nov 2015