Prolific French composer Michel Legrand, who won three Oscars and five Grammys during a career spanning more than half a century, died Saturday aged 86, his spokesman said.Full Story
Nadine Labaki is standing taller than usual. The Lebanese director, a source of national pride, this week became the first female artist in the Arab world to be nominated for an Academy Award.
Labaki's foreign language nomination for "Capernaum" makes her one of the only female directors to compete at this year's Oscars, which feature another all-male lineup in the best director category.Full Story
French police probing rape claims against American R&B star Chris Brown found cocaine and cannabis in his Paris hotel suite, his lawyer said Wednesday, while denying that the cocaine belonged to the singer.Full Story
American R&B star Chris Brown is being questioned by police in Paris after being accused of raping a woman in a luxury hotel suite in the French capital, sources close to the inquiry told AFP on Tuesday.Full Story
Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma," an ode to his childhood in 1970s Mexico City, and offbeat royal romp "The Favourite" on Tuesday topped the Oscar nominations with 10 each.Full Story
Lebanese director Nadine Labaki's film 'Capernaum' was on Tuesday selected among four nominees for the best foreign language film Oscar, which will be handed out on February 24 in Hollywood.
Below is the list of nominees:Full Story
The Oscars still don't have a host, but on Tuesday morning, they'll at least have nominees.
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences will unveil nominations to the 91st Oscars on Tuesday morning at 8:20 a.m. EST from the Samuel Goldwyn Theatre in Beverly Hills, California. The nominations, to be announced by Kumail Nanjiani and Tracee Ellis Ross, will be livestreamed globally at Oscars.com , Oscars.org and on the academy's digital platforms like Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.Full Story
French screen legend Catherine Deneuve's personal clothing collection designed by her friend Yves Saint Laurent will be auctioned in Paris next week.Full Story
Hilton early in January opened the doors of the highly-anticipated Hilton Beirut Downtown. The 158 guest-room hotel, which boasts a prime location and panoramic views, joins two other Hilton properties in Lebanon, a press release said on Tuesday.
The ideal base to explore Lebanon’s capital, Hilton Beirut Downtown is located in Beirut’s central district, close to a range of shops, restaurants and bars. It is a short walk away from Zaitunay Bay and Beirut’s picturesque waterfront and just 8.6 kilometers from Rafik Hariri International Airport.Full Story