As in his TV series "This Is Us," jubilant and catastrophic events tend to cluster for Dan Fogelman. Days before his latest and most ambitious movie, "Life Itself," opens in theaters, and the third season of his hit NBC show premieres, Fogelman's house was robbed. The thieves returned later the same evening, smashing through a glass plate door. Fogelman says he had to chase them away.
The LA Film Festival may be in its 24th year, but the local independent film showcase is stepping up with a new fall date, starry premieres featuring the likes of Tiffany Haddish and Henry Cavill and a re-energized commitment to spotlighting documentaries and diverse filmmakers.
Mike Silverman, Associated Press | PostedSep 19th - 9:23am
Jonas is back, if only briefly. Anna is here, in full diva mode. The seemingly unstoppable Placido marks his 50th anniversary. And the "Ring" contraption returns — maybe for the last time — with a promise of greater reliability and fewer "clunks and clicks."
A French court of appeals has upheld a ruling Wednesday that two directors of French celebrity magazine Closer should be fined a maximum 45,000 euros ($52,500) for breaching the privacy of Kate Middleton, when publishing topless photos of the Duchess of Cambridge sunbathing back in 2012.
Uganda's pop star-turned-opposition lawmaker is returning home on Thursday after seeking treatment in the United States for injuries suffered during alleged state torture, while police say they will meet him at the airport.
A debut novel about a displaced Palestinian family and a book of essays exploring race and identity during Barack Obama's presidency have been named the winners of the annual Dayton Literary Peace Prize.
Violence has broken out at rallies in several Greek cities organized to mark the fifth anniversary of the killing of rapper Pavlos Fyssas that triggered a crackdown against the extreme right political party Golden Dawn.