NEW YORK - Oscar-nominated war film "American Sniper" continued to punish the competition at U.S. and Canadian box offices over the weekend, selling a whopping $64.4 million in tickets, according to studio estimates.
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LONDON - When her debut single "All About That Bass" topped charts in 58 countries last year, Meghan Trainor knew people were thinking of her as a "one-hit wonder" or simply the "Bass" girl.
LOS ANGELES - If ordinary Americans voted for the Academy Awards, "American Sniper," Clint Eastwood's portrait of a sharpshooter in the Iraq war, would be the best picture winner, according to the annual Reuters/Ipsos Oscars poll.
NEW YORK - Best actor Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper and the cast of "The Elephant Man" will be taking the hit Broadway play about a severely deformed man in Victorian England to the London stage this summer.
NEW YORK - Emmy-winning actor and reputed hothead Alec Baldwin is putting his actions into words. A memoir about his life, the ups and downs of his career and his struggles with addiction is due out next year, publisher HarperCollins said on Friday.
- A documentary on former President Bill Clinton by veteran director Martin Scorsese has been indefinitely shelved after the sides disagreed on control of the film, the New York Times reported on Thursday.
NEW DELHI - Pulitzer Prize winning author Jhumpa Lahiri won the DSC Prize for South Asian fiction on Thursday, the third straight year a writer of Indian origin has carried off the annual $50,000 prize that recognizes the region's top literary talent.