“Remember The Titans” screenwriter Gregory Allen Howard dies aged 70

Screenwriter Gregory Allen Howard, who skilfully adapted stories of historical black figures in Remember The Titans, starring Denzel Washington, Ali with Will Smith, and Harriet with Cynthia Erivo, has died at the age of 70. Howard died on Friday at…

Avatar: The Way of Water’ becomes 4th highest-grossing movie all-time

Avatar: The Way of Water is still number one at the box office, seven weeks after its release. On Friday, it took in $3.57 million in sales, according to IMDB’s Box Office Mojo. The receipts lifted the sci-fi blockbuster past…

Global conquest of Nigerian literature 

I can never get tired of celebrating Nigerian literature, arguably Nigeria’s greatest gift to the world.  The politics of Nigeria is a disaster that makes the whole wide world laugh at the so-called “Giant of Africa”.  Aside from creative literature,…

Julian Sands: British actor identified as hiker missing in southern California

British actor Julian Sands has been reported missing after going hiking in mountains north of Los Angeles. He disappeared last Friday in the Baldy Bowl area during bad weather in the San Gabriel Mountains. Police said ground rescue teams abandoned…

Brendan Fraser gives tearful speech after winning at Critics Choice Awards

Brendan Fraser was overcome with emotion after winning the Best Actor award at the Critics Choice Awards. During last night’s (January 15) ceremony, the actor took home the prize for his turn in The Whale, where he gave a tearful…

Gina Lollobrigida: Italian screen star dies at 95

Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida, one of the biggest stars of European cinema in the 1950s and ’60s, has died at the age of 95. Often described as “the most beautiful woman in the world”, her films included Crossed Swords, the…

Mia Wasikowska shares her #MeToo story after turning her back on Hollywood

Australian actress Mia Wasikowska has lifted the lid on the dark side of Hollywood. The Alice In Wonderland star, 33, shot to fame as a teenager in the early 2000s, before the rise of the #MeToo movement that exposed abuse…

Harvey Weinstein found guilty in 2nd sex crimes trial

The former Hollywood film mogul Harvey Weinstein has been found guilty of sex crimes in his second sexual assault trial in Los Angeles. He is facing decades more in prison after Monday’s conviction. The 70-year-old is already serving 23 years…

List of nominees as Rihanna lands first ever Golden Globe nod

Rihanna has landed her first ever Golden Globe nomination, ahead of next year’s ceremony. The 34-year-old’s first solo release since 2017 “Lift Me Up” for the Black Panther: Wakanda Forever soundtrack got her on the enviable list. The nominations, announced…

Golden Globes to unveil nominations as censured awards eye comeback

Boycotted by A-listers and studios last year, the Golden Globes will attempt to rebuild their reputation as one of Hollywood’s top award shows with organizers unveiling this year’s nominees on Monday. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which organizes the film…

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