Entertainment  July 29, 2016
Hollywood honors Michael Keaton's rollercoaster career
Actor Michael Keaton poses with his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on July  28, 2016Michael Keaton capped a glorious late-career return from the wilderness Thursday when he finally received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, almost four decades after his first movie. The 64-year-old actor gave a crowdpleasing but political speech, mixing self-effacing jokes with a show of support for efforts to improve relations between black...  Full Story
Venice film festival sets up a Hollywood invasion
The glitzy Venice film festival starts on August 31, 2016A battalion of Hollywood heavyweights will lead a US invasion of next month's Venice film festival, the organisers announced Thursday.Six big-name American films led by Mel Gibson's "Hacksaw Ridge" about a World War II army medic who was the only conscientious objector ever to win the Congressional Medal of Honor, are headlining the glitzy Italian ...  Full Story
Pink Floyd to put out unreleased tracks in box set
Pink Floyd, led by David Gilmour, in 2014 released what it said would be its final album, "The Endless River"Pink Floyd will put out previously unreleased tracks as part of a giant box set that explores the experimental rock legends' foundations, the band's label said Thursday."The Early Years - 1965-1972," which will go on sale November 11, will feature 27 CDs that cover rare outtakes and live performances as the English band made its name, Sony Legacy R...  Full Story
Netflix to give 'Gilmore Girls' Thanksgiving release
Actresses Alexis Bledel (L) and Lauren Graham from the series "Gilmore Girls" attend the 2006 Summer Television Critics Association Press Tour for the The CW Network at the Ritz-Carlton Huntington Hotel on July 17, 2006 in Pasadena, CaliforniaNetflix said on Wednesday its keenly-awaited four-part "Gilmore Girls" revival, "A Day in the Life," will be available for streaming on Thanksgiving weekend.The announcement came as the world's leading internet television network unveiled the timetable for its slate of eight new documentary, drama and comedy series.Netflix said the four 90-minute "...  Full Story
Guns N' Roses tour to extend into 2017, says manager
Axl Rose of Guns NThe long-awaited and lucrative reunion tour by Guns N' Roses will extend into 2017, the band's production manager said in remarks aired Wednesday.The hard rock legends reunited in April for their first shows bringing together singer Axl Rose and guitarist Slash in more than two decades.The band is touring North America and recently announced a leg ...  Full Story
Beyonce leads MTV Video Music Award nods
Beyonce is in the running for 11 awards at MTVBeyonce led nominations for the MTV Video Music Awards as she basked in acclaim for her intertwined film-album "Lemonade".The pop diva was in the running for 11 awards at MTV's annual extravaganza, which will take place August 28 in New York's Madison Square Garden, a shift from the more common venue in Los Angeles.Adele came in second with eight n...  Full Story
'Carpool Karaoke' to become Apple Music series
A "Carpool Karaoke" segment with First Lady Michelle Obama along with rapper Missy Elliott came out five days ago and has been seen more than 32 million times"Carpool Karaoke," the viral late-night television skit in which celebrities from Adele to Michelle Obama sing along in a moving car, is expanding to Apple Music.The tech giant and CBS television, which broadcasts the recurring segment as part of "The Late Late Show with James Corden," announced Tuesday that "Carpool Karaoke" will become a 16-episo...  Full Story
Metallica, Rihanna to headline anti-poverty concert
Metallica will headline the Global Citizen Festival in one of only a handful of 2016 shows by the pioneering thrash metal bandHeavy metal greats Metallica and pop superstar Rihanna will headline the latest Global Citizen Festival, which will mobilize fans to fight the world's most extreme poverty.The festival, to take place on September 24 in New York's Central Park, "sells" tickets based on actions taken such as social media postings and letters to promote development go...  Full Story