Sunday , 19 August 2018

Entertainment

Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas make their engagement official

It’s official for Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas. The two on Saturday announced on their respective Instagram accounts they are engaged. Each posted the same picture, a close-up of them gazing lovingly at each other, an engagement ring on Chopra’s finger. The two are in India with both of their families. “Taken … With all my heart and soul,” Chopra …

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John Williams composition about ghost making world premiere

A new John Williams composition about a ghost said to have scared Leonard Bernstein is making its world premiere. “Highwood’s Ghost, an Encounter for Harp, Cello, and Orchestra” will be performed Sunday at Tanglewood in Massachusetts, the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. The ghost haunts Highwood House, a building on the Tanglewood property. Many people have reported encounters …

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'Crazy Rich Asians' stars, author on making the film, Asian-American representation

“Crazy Rich Asians” is generating plenty of buzz in Hollywood — with energized fans flocking to see the groundbreaking comedy, which premiered this week on top on opening night. It’s a glitzy send up airing the dirty laundry of the filthy rich in Singapore. It’s also the first Hollywood film led by an almost entirely Asian cast since “The Joy …

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Source: It's not just audio, Omarosa has video

It’s not just audiotapes. Omarosa Manigault Newman has a stash of video, emails, text messages and other documentation supporting the claims in her tell-all book about her time in the Trump White House, a person with direct knowledge of the records told The Associated Press Friday. Manigault Newman has made clear that she plans to continue selectively releasing the pieces …

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In a comeback season for Hollywood, a summer without bombs

Have you noticed something oddly tranquil about this summer movie season? For the first time in recent memory, there hasn’t been one major bomb. Usually by now, there would be blockbuster-sized craters left on the charred summer-movie battlefield, the inevitable toll of Hollywood’s most high-stakes season. But this year, summer-movie bomb-watching, long one of the most dependable spectator sports of …

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Miss America: Leadership bullied, manipulated, silenced me

The reigning Miss America says she has been bullied, manipulated and silenced by the pageant’s current leadership, including Gretchen Carlson. In a letter sent Friday to former Miss Americas, Cara Mund says she decided to speak out despite the risk of punishment. Her letter is reminiscent of the movie “Mean Girls,” in which characters Gretchen and Regina bully the heroine …

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FBI seeks help to find stolen art depicting Old West

The FBI is seeking the public’s help in rounding up more than a half-million dollars’ worth of artworks that were stolen in 1983 from the New York City home of an artist known for his scenes of the American West. The missing art may be linked to a former police detective whose 1985 killing was never solved. The 91-year-old artist, …

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A focused Mackenzie Phillips takes it one day at a time

Mackenzie Phillips, who’s upending expectations with her portrayal of a brutal inmate on “Orange is the New Black,” deserves another look off-screen as well. Phillips has battled addiction and made disturbing sexual abuse allegations well before such revelations were common, and she’s forthright when asked to look back at those dark chapters. But it’s the work that’s keeping her busy …

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