Kanye West and a paparazzo he attacked have settled a lawsuit, at least in part with a handshake and an apology.
West was sued by Daniel Ramos after the 2013 attack outside a terminal at Los Angeles International Airport and the case was scheduled to go to trial next week. Ramos' attorney Gloria Allred wrote in a statement issued Tuesday that the case had been settled and West had apologized to her client.Full Story
Cinema has always been fascinated by androids. From "Metropolis" to "Blade Runner," the juxtaposition of humans next to their artificial form has provided endless hours of stories that can be as exhilarating as they are poignant. Tough moral questions about consciousness and humanity go down easier when hidden under the glossy sheen of genre, after all.
With so many now-classics preceding it, "Ex Machina" might seem like just the latest flavor in the android movie shop. And yet, without necessarily expanding on this well-trod territory or innovating contemporary science-fiction, by going deep on a simple construct, "Ex Machina" establishes itself as a unique and deeply unsettling psychological thriller that's both necessary and unforgettable.Full Story
The original manuscript of Don McLean's enigmatic hit song "American Pie" sold at auction in New York on Tuesday for $1.2 million, Christie's said.
The 18 pages of manuscript, written in 1970-71 in pencil, ink and typescript on 17 sheets, had been expected to fetch between $1 and $1.5 million at the auction house. Christie's said the buyer was anonymous.Full Story
The six original "Star Wars" movies are being released online in digital form for the first time, the studios behind the iconic franchise has announced.
The films -- "Star Wars: a New Hope" (1977), "The Empire Strikes Back" (1980), "Return of the Jedi" (1983), "The Phantom Menace" (1999), "Attack of the Clones" (2002), and "Revenge of the Sith" (2005), will be available from April 10 on outlets like iTunes, Google Play and Amazon.Full Story
With the Cannes Film Festival set to open in just over a month's time, speculation is swirling over which films -- and which top actors -- could be getting their moment under the French Riviera's sun.
Woody Allen is seen as more than likely to be walking the red carpet with his new flick, "Irrational Man". Cate Blanchett might also be along for her movie "Carol". And fellow Oscar-winner Matthew McConaughey could appear for "The Sea of Trees" the latest film by director Gus Van Sant, which also stars Naomi Watts.Full Story
The King will not appear at Elvis Presley's Graceland Wedding Chapel that's coming soon to Las Vegas — exactly how Priscilla Presley wants it.
The woman who wed Elvis in 1967 made one thing clear before unveiling the latest wedding chapel to bear his name: No impersonators.Full Story
"Dancing With the Stars" fans will have an opportunity to see some of the pros freestyle, jive and pasodoble as the show hits the road again this summer.
The long-running ABC competition show, which pairs celebrities with professional dancers, will tour in more than 40 cities starting June 13 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. "Dancing With the Stars: Live!" will run through Aug. 11, hosted by all-stars season champion Melissa Rycroft. Stops on the tour will include Toledo, Ohio; El Paso, Texas; and Las Vegas.Full Story
Italian designer Francesco Smalto, who as one of the stars of the men's fashion industry clothed princes, heads of state and sporting icons, has died in Morocco aged 87.
The "creative visionary" provided men with "an allure and unique style" his fashion house said in a statement on Monday, adding that Smalto had died in the night from Saturday to Sunday in a Marrakech hotel.Full Story
American blues legend B.B. King has been hospitalised, The Los Angeles Times reported Monday, citing representatives for the singer but giving no details about his condition.
Nicknamed "King of the Blues", 89-year-old Mississippi-born Riley B. King is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and has been ranked among the greatest guitar players of all time.Full Story
Luca Salsi was taking a walk with his wife on Manhattan's Upper West Side, when he got a call from Alvaro Domingo, son of the famous singer.
"Daddy doesn't feel very well," Salsi remembered hearing.Full Story