PARIS (AP) — Edouard Molinaro, nominated for an Oscar for directing “La Cage aux Folles,” a French farce about a gay couple that struck a chord with a broad range of audiences, has died at 85.
LONDON (AP) — Singer Susan Boyle says she has been diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome, a form of autism — and feels relief at finally having the right label for her condition.
MILAN (AP) — The Milan opera house La Scala dedicated a minute of silence to honor Nelson Mandela before raising the curtain on its gala season opener Saturday.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Typewriters and a desk from the home of an author who brought a young sleuth named Nancy Drew to life are going up for auction.
The Dubai International Film Festival opened on Friday, promising a strong selection of Arabic-language feature films and documentaries, among them the award-winning Palestinian movie “Omar”. Hollywood stars Cate Blanchett and Martin Sheen attended the opening of the festival
CHICAGO (AP) — LeBron James is taking his game to the silver screen.
Morgan Freeman, who played Nelson Mandela in the Oscar-nominated film “Invictus” after being chosen by the icon himself as his favored actor, hailed the late South African leader Thursday as a “giant” of the 20th century. “Nelson Mandela was a man of incomparable honor, unconquerable strength, and unyielding resolve—a saint to many, a hero to all who treasure liberty, freedom and the dignity of humankind,” he added.
NEW YORK (AP) — Bob Dylan's sunburst Fender Stratocaster made rock history when he played it at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival. Now it is again set to make news when it goes on the auction block, where it could sell for half a million dollars
HONG KONG (AP) — The yellow jumpsuit worn onscreen by martial arts legend Bruce Lee in the movie “Game of Death,” his final film, has sold at a Hong Kong auction for $100,000.