BEIRUT: Lebanon’s civil war ended a quarter of a century ago but its filmmakers remain fixated on this dark period, seeing their movies as a kind of catharsis to help heal collective trauma.
LONDON: Producer-director Sajid Nadiadwala’s “Kick,” starring Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, has emerged as Bollywood’s highest grossing film of the year, reported variety.com.
BYBLOS, Lebanon: Influential British band Massive Attack dedicated their only Middle East gig to the children of Gaza, openly condemning Israel’s “massacre” of the Palestinians.
MOSCOW: Two more craters of unknown origin have been spotted in Russia’s Siberia region, weeks after a similar-looking hole was found in the isolated northernmost area, a local paper reported.
LOS ANGELES: Donna Tarrt’s acclaimed novel “The Goldfinch” could be set for the big screen after Warner Bros.
WASHINGTON: Linda Ronstadt, who was the most successful female rocker of the 1970s and pioneered the role of women in that genre, was honored with the highest US arts prize.
Bollywood celebrities have wished for peace, love and prosperity on Eid Tuesday.
NEW YORK: Lady Gaga is a bonafide pop star, but the singer says recording jazz music was easier than pop.
BURBANK, California: A lead actor known for playing the slovenly sidekick, a director who only made small films, a talking raccoon and a 1970s pop music soundtrack — together they form an unlikely tab
NEW YORK: A Connecticut teacher who helped save students’ lives during the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has a book deal.
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