Mega-hit TV fantasy series "Game of Thrones" topped nominations announced Thursday for the Primetime Emmy awards, television's version of the Oscars.
The grisly royal families feud saga scored 19 nods including for best drama series, followed by "Fargo" with nominations in 18 categories including two for lead actor in a miniseries.Full Story
Eva Mendes is pregnant!
The 40-year-old actress and her man Ryan Gosling are expecting their first child together, according to multiple reports. This will be the first child for both Mendes and the 33-year-old hunk, who first started dating back in September 2011.Full Story
Squeezed in between auto parts shops and cafes off the crowded avenues of downtown Cairo, no blaring marquee announces this cinema. Instead look for a small blue doorway, marked by a discrete neon calligraphy sign and sometimes an old Peugeot parked across the street playing films projected onto its windshield.
The car once belonged to the late Youssef Chahine, Egypt's most lauded movie director, who in a career that spanned six decades made films with a social conscience that challenged censors and broke with the dominant big-studio system.Full Story
Some jazz fans are devoted to the very end.
At The Woodlawn Cemetery in New York City, so many jazz enthusiasts want to be buried near the graves of such greats as Miles Davis and Duke Ellington that the cemetery is developing new plots to meet the demand.Full Story
She says her life is a lot calmer since she married fashionista-rapper Kanye West. And she prefers to stay at home with her baby.
But calm did not prevail Wednesday when Kim Kardashian, in a whistle-stop 24-hour visit to Paris, faced the incandescent lights of Valentino's couture show in a plunging ice blue gown that caused photographers to trip over themselves.Full Story
Canadian pop star Justin Bieber, who has been in trouble with the law in recent months, got two years of probation in Los Angeles Wednesday over an egg-throwing attack.
The teen idol did not appear in court. His attorneys entered a no contest plea on his behalf on a single misdemeanor vandalism charge before Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Leland Harris.Full Story
Hollywood actor George Clooney on Wednesday blasted what he called a "completely fabricated" report in Britain's Daily Mail that his fiancee's mother opposes their upcoming marriage.
The Oscar-winning movie star, in an opinion piece written for the USA Today newspaper, upbraided the tabloid for its "irresponsibility" in reporting that his soon-to-be mother-in-law opposes the marriage because of her supposed Druze faith.Full Story
The Portuguese street artist Alexandre Farto doesn't just spray-can walls, he takes chisels and jackhammers to them, gouging out work on the streets that go way beyond graffiti into monumental reliefs.
But for his latest work, "Dissection", he has outdone himself -- slicing a Lisbon metro carriage into bits and suspending the carcass of mutilated metal from the ceiling of a museum in his native Lisbon.Full Story
A company that operates a scenic landscape area in southwest China which features in the latest "Transformers" movie says it will sue its producers for breach of contract.
It is the second Chinese company to make public a dispute with Paramount Pictures over "Transformers: Age of Extinction," which heavily courts the Chinese audience with Chinese locations, actors and products and is on track to become China's biggest-ever grossing movie.Full Story
Fashion is the playground for the rich and famous.
But Tuesday saw Giorgio Armani outdo even this old maxim in his celebrity-circus of a couture show. On the front row, a shimmying Kate Hudson mingled with Jared Leto, Sophia Loren pouted sultrily, Pink tapped her foot and Juliette Binoche caught up with fellow actress Chloe Grace Moretz.Full Story