Entertainment

‘Captain Marvel’ soars to rarefied heights in N.American opening

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — “Captain Marvel,” the first Marvel Studios/Disney superhero film with a female lead, has soared to rare heights in North American theaters, with whopping weekend ticket sales of $153 million, industry watcher Exhibitor Relations reported. …

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Luke Perry, star of ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ dead at 52

by Javier TOVAR Agence France Presse LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Actor Luke Perry, who rose to fame as a heartthrob in the hit 1990s television series “Beverly Hills, 90210,” died on Monday at the age of 52 after …

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‘Train Your Dragon’ stays aloft atop N.American box office

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” has topped the North American box office for a second straight weekend, losing a bit of altitude but still edging the latest Tyler Perry film, according …

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Jonas Brothers reunite, will release first new music in years

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — The Jonas Brothers are getting the band back together — and will release their first single in six years, the heartthrob trio announced Thursday. “We’re baaaccckkkk…” the band tweeted. The Grammy-nominated boy band is …

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Moviegoers in Hawaii relate to EBC Films’ “Guerrero”

By Alfred Acenas EBC Hawaii Bureau HONOLULU, HI (Eagle News) – Eagle Broadcasting Corporation’s first full-length movie “Guerrero” held its Hawaii premiere at the iconic Dole Cannery Theaters in Honolulu on Sunday, February 10, 2019. Hundreds gathered at the lobby …

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Actor Liam Neeson fights to recover after sharing racist episode

  by Thomas Urbain Agence France Presse NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — After sparking a scandal by recalling a racist episode from his distant past, actor Liam Neeson is now battling to save his career — a task experts …

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Fans call out Ariana Grande for misspelled Japanese tattoo

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Too bad pop star Ariana Grande is vegan — she just tattooed an accidental homage to a Japanese barbeque grill on her palm. The American singer’s attempt to ink an ode to her hit …

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Grammy-winning R&B singer James Ingram dies at 66

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — James Ingram, a Grammy winner known for his soulful R&B hits, has died, his friends and colleagues said Tuesday. He was 66 years old. “I have lost my dearest friend and creative partner James …

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Oscar nominations: all the fun facts

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The nominations for the 91st Oscars were announced Tuesday, with “Roma” and “The Favourite” leading the pack. But the statistical quirks that the annual event throws up can be as intriguing as tracking which …

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Sony Music drops US singer R. Kelly: reports

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Sony Music has called it quits with embattled singer R. Kelly, ending his contract with subsidiary RCA after a documentary aired accusing him of repeated cases of sexual abuse, media reports said Friday. While …

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R&B star Alicia Keys to host 2019 Grammy Awards

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — American singer and songwriter Alicia Keys will host the Grammy Awards next month, she announced Tuesday, one year after the gala came under fire over diversity concerns. Keys — herself a 15-time Grammy winner …

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NY rapper tops charts with less than 1,000 sales

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — A Bronx rapper has snagged the top spot on the US Billboard 200 chart after selling just 823 albums — and posting 83 million on-demand streams. Industry tracker Billboard, whose chart ranks the most …

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