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'The Square' by Swedish director Ruben Ostlund wins Palme d'Or of 70th Cannes Film Festival


"The Square", directed by Swedish director Ruben Ostlund, won Sunday evening the Palme d'Or of the 70th Cannes Film Festival.

Superstar Tom Cruise says sequel to 1986 fighter jet action film ‘Top Gun’ in the works

Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise revealed on Wednesday he plans a sequel to the cult action film Top Gun, with filming set to begin next year.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/24 16:33:39

James Bond star Roger Moore dead at 89

British actor Roger Moore, who played James Bond for more than two decades with a suave wit, died Tuesday aged 89, drawing tributes for his portrayal of the womanizing super-spy, and for his charity work.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/24 16:33:39

Hollywood honors Bay

Michael Bay sank his hands and feet into the forecourt of Hollywood's TCL Chinese Theatre on Tuesday as he was honored for a money-spinning movie career that has netted almost $6 billion.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/24 16:28:39

NY's Broadway grosses record $1.45b ticket sales

New York's famed Broadway grossed its highest seasonal earnings on record, yielding $1.45 billion for the 2016-17 season with its second-best attendance on record, a trade association announced on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/24 16:28:39

Spain's Royal Theater to broadcast productions in China

The Teatro Real (or Royal Theater) in Spanish capital Madrid will broadcast its productions in China.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/24 8:31:36

Indian drama "Dangal" continues to lead Chinese box office

The Indian drama "Dangal" held the top spot for a second week in the Chinese film market, earning 358 million yuan (51.97 million USdollars) in the week ending May 21.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/24 8:27:23

New Chinese period action film looks to take on ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ with homegrown hero

The battle for the Chinese film market is starting to pick up as the summer season approaches.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/23 19:23:39

Brazil’s immortal diva Elza Soares refuses to let tragedy drag her down

The emaciated teenager from a Rio favela, dressed in her mother’s clothes held tight by pins, showed up in 1953 at a radio studio. She wanted to sing in return for cash to buy medicine for her sick baby.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/23 19:13:40

Spanish conquers US song chart with Fonsi's 'Despacito'

More than 20 years after the “Macarena” sensation, a Spanish-language song has again conquered the US singles chart – Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi’s “Despacito.”
Source: AFP | 2017/5/23 19:08:39

Violist Avri Levitan to close out Musethica music week in Beijing

Israeli violist Avri Levitan is set to close out Beijing Musethica Music Week with a music performance at the capital’s Forbidden City Concert Hall on Wednesday night.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/23 19:03:39

Dallas lawyer US’ first black ‘Bachelorette’

A Dallas attorney made history in US light entertainment on Monday night when she graced the small screen as the US’ first black contestant on the long-running reality dating show The Bachelorette.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/23 18:58:40

Chengdu intangible cultural heritage festival opens in June

The 6th International Festival of Intangible Cultural Heritage will kick off in Chengdu, capital of Southwest China’s Sichuan Province, from June 10 to 18, festival organizers announced at a press conference on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/23 18:58:40

Foreign students make "zongzi" to mark upcoming Dragon Boat Festival

Foreign students learn to make "zongzi", a pyramid-shaped dumpling made of glutinous rice wrapped in bamboo or reed leaves, in celebration of the upcoming Dragon Boat Festival at Hebei University of Engineering in Handan, north China's Hebei Province, May 22, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/23 8:22:03