He loves you! McCartney serenades the First Lady. After snagging the Library of Congress’ coveted Gershwin Prize in a ceremony at The White House on Wednesday, Sir Paul McCartney performed The Beatles love tune “Michelle” for Mrs. Obama. The music icon later joked that he was in danger of becoming the first guy to ever [...] Continue reading Gershwin Prize Winner Paul McCartney Serenades First Lady Michelle Obama
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Thai director Apichatpong Weerasethakul scored a surprise win at the Cannes film festival Sunday, bagging top prize for a surreal reincarnation tale, “Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives”. Spanish actor Javier Bardem, who plays a good-hearted terminally-ill hustler in “Biutiful” by Mexico’s Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, shared the best actor award with Italy’s Elio Germano, star of … Continue reading Thai film wins top prize at Cannes
CANNES, France (Reuters) – British director Mike Leigh’s family story “Another Year” and French religious drama “Of Gods and Men” are seen as favorites to win the coveted Palme d’Or for best film at this year’s Cannes festival. The 12-day cinema showcase on the French Riviera winds up with Sunday’s awards ceremony which will determine which of … Continue reading Mike Leigh and monks vie for top Cannes film prize
Rana Dasgupta, the British-Indian author of 38 years has won £10,000 as best book prize for his solo novel “bold” at The Commonwealth Writers’ Prize. It is a yearly event that identifies literature from the former British colonies. The author took birth in Kent but now resides in New Delhi.
The finalists from the various [...] Continue reading Rana Dasgupta Honored With Best Book Award at the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize
Theater owners say thanks to hitmaker Jerry Bruckheimer with lifetime-achievement prize Like most people who receive lifetime-achievement awards, Jerry Bruckheimer wants everyone to know he’s not finished yet. “Hopefully, there’s more to come,” said Bruckheimer, the producer of such franchises as “Pirates of the Caribbean,” “National Treasure” and “Beverly Hills Cop,” who received a career prize Thursday night … Continue reading Theater owners say thanks to hitmaker Bruckheimer