Arts&Culture

by | March 05, 2018 | 18:53

Chinese economy outperformed its annual growth target by expanding 6.9 per cent last year, picking up for the first time in seven years. China past year increased the defence budget to $150.5 billion. "China will do more to support areas affected by extreme poverty, and the central budget's newly enlarged poverty reduction funds and related transfer payments will be weighted toward these areas", he added.

by | March 05, 2018 | 17:52

Coco's fellow nominees at Oscars 2018 were The Boss Baby, The Breadwinner, Ferdinand , and Loving Vincent . " Coco " marks Unkrich's second Oscar win after his win for " Toy Story 3 " in the same category. The director thanked all the people of Mexico, adding, " " Coco " would not exist without your endlessly attractive culture and traditions. Instead, the Rivera family have been shoemakers for generations, but Miguel borrows his idol Ernesto de la Cruz's guitar and is teleported to ...

by | March 05, 2018 | 16:24

The film tells the story of four-year-old Libby, who is taught sign language by her social worker as she can't speak. The Silent Child had a budget of just £10,000, which was raised through crowdfunding and fundraising schemes. The duo's former Hollyoaks co-stars Danny Mac, Jorgie Porter and Jennifer Metcalfe were among those tweeting a message of congratulations following their win.

by | March 05, 2018 | 15:43

But this year is already off to a strong start, thanks largely to Ryan Coogler's " Black Panther ", which many analysts believe will play a prominent role at next year's Oscars . The Chilean actress, who introduced a song from the Oscar-nominated film " Call Me By Your Name ", exclaimed to the audience, "Thank you so much for this moment".

by | March 05, 2018 | 15:41

Keith Sequeira and Rochelle Rao got engaged on Valentines Day in 2017. The couple looks gorgeous at their beach wedding. Rochelle wore a handsome gown for the ceremony while Keith chose a pink and blue suit. Keith and Rochelle have been dating for a few years now after meeting each other on Salman Khan hosted show. @keithsequeira @rochellerao we love you guys! " Found my prince charming ", wrote Rochelle while Keith captioned his post with several heart emoticons.

by | March 05, 2018 | 15:31

The actress started her acceptance speech by joking, "I did it all by myself". "Nothing could be further from the truth". Margot Robbie's Chanel gown is one of many white dresses at the Oscars . Actress Leslie Bibb, who arrived with her best supporting actor nominee partner Sam Rockwell, also went for a black style - a sheer, layered piece.

by | March 05, 2018 | 15:21

The pair were given the wrong category envelope and accidentally named " La La Land " the Oscar victor for Best Picture. A source told TMZ that at rehearsal, Dunaway began their presentation by saying, " presenting is better the second time around ".

by | March 05, 2018 | 14:41

The most likely result of the national election seemed either a win by the centre-right coalition headed by Silvio Berlusconi, the 81-year-old former prime minister, or a hung parliament in which populist parties - the anti-establishment Five Star Movement and the xenophobic Northern League - would have considerable influence in the creation of a new government.

by | March 05, 2018 | 14:35

A NY woman has been arrested after dumping her box of popcorn on a "noisy" toddler's head in a Long Island movie theatre. Karman and her father, Charles Karman, 61, ran out of the theater while Celia Riggs tried to comfort her sobbing daughter, who suffered a bruise.

by | March 05, 2018 | 13:29

It is, the opening text tells us, "based on irony free, totally contradictory and wildly inaccurate interviews" that writer Steven Rogers conducted with Harding and her former husband. To kick off her speech, Allison joked that she "did it all by myself", but then went on to thank all of the important people in her life. "This is for Hal [her late younger brother, who passed away in 2011 at the age of 49]", she concluded.

by | March 05, 2018 | 13:22

Ivory, however, was always a front-runner for the adapted screenplay category. Suffice to say, Chalamet is the one of the most exciting-and dare we note, handsome-new faces to grace the Oscars red carpet and his sharply tailored tux made it all the more spectacular.

by | March 05, 2018 | 11:46

HE is a Hollywood megastar in the running for an Oscar for his portrayal of Winston Churchill , but it wasn't always so glamorous for Gary Oldman . "She is watching this ceremony from the comfort of her sofa". The critically acclaimed Darkest Hour received six Academy Award nominations including Best Picture, Best Actor in a Leading Role, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Makeup and Hairstyling and Best Production Design.

by | March 05, 2018 | 09:42

This year's best actress nominees were Sally Hawkins for The Shape of Water , Margot Robbie for I, Tonya , Saoirse Ronan for Lady Bird , and Meryl Streep for The Post . "Invite us into your office in a couple days or you can come to ours, whichever suits you best, and we'll tell you all about them". Marina spends most of the film numbed by grief and battling for the right to mourn as her lover's family shuns and humiliates her and tries to block her from his funeral.

by | March 05, 2018 | 09:46

All in all, it kind of went the way people thought it was going to go - and while that doesn't make it interesting, it certainly makes it an Oscars evening. Everybody who bought a ticket, who told somebody to buy a ticket, thank you. This year, Peele made history, becoming the first black director to receive nominations in the writing, directing, and best picture categories for his directorial debut.

by | March 05, 2018 | 09:38

Guillermo del Toro won the Best Director award for The Shape of Water , The Shape of Water bagged the Best Picture award, Frances McDormand took home her second Oscar for her performance in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri , and Gary Oldman took home the Best Actor trophy.

by | March 05, 2018 | 09:41

We don't want another thing . The Original Song category was another unexpected win as Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez bagged the award for "Remember Me" ( Coco); the expected victor for the category was Benj Pasek and Justin Paul for "This Is Me" from The Greatest Showman .

by | March 05, 2018 | 09:38

It was barely two hours after Boney surprised Sridevi - his "jaan" and mother of their two daughters Janhvi and Khushi - at Room No. 2201 at Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel here, that he faced the shock of her death, writes Nahta. The late veteran actress has also shown her versatility in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam cinema other than Bollywood after succumbing to a prolonged illness.

by | March 05, 2018 | 09:26

The winning film tells the story of Marina, a transsexual, who suffers constant attacks and discrimination from society, especially by the relatives of her old and deceased romantic partner. Marina contends with even more painful encounters with the man's family and ex-wife, who threaten, cajole and insult Marina in an effort to keep her away from the memorial service.

by | March 05, 2018 | 09:13

She also said hello to fellow stars, and sat with friend and fellow A-list star Emma Stone . "I got on the red carpet and I was like, 'Don't look drunk". The actress was clicked with a glass of wine in one hand and trying to climb the chairs before the ceremony began. She manages not to spill her wine.

by | March 05, 2018 | 09:08

Ted Sarandos, Netflix's chief content officer, later said the final eight episode would mark a "good, creative conclusion" for the series. The fifth season ended with Claire uttering the ground-breaking words, "My turn," after she takes over as president, effectively pushing her husband, Frank Underwood (Spacey), out of the White House.

by | March 05, 2018 | 06:42

Having seen the precious friendship between Kim's oldest daughter North and Kourtney Kardashian's daughter Penelope, Khloé tweeted her excitement that her baby girl will be close in age to Kim and Kylie's newborn daughters, Chicago and Stormi .

by | March 05, 2018 | 06:39

Blige . Janney, who has had a very successful awards season, snagging a Golden Globe, a SAG, and now an Academy Award, seemed to have a hunch early on that I, Tonya would be successful. She was referencing her younger brother, a long-time St. Paul resident who died in 2011. She has won seven Emmys for her roles on the NBC drama "The West Wing" and the CBS comedy " Mom ".

by | March 05, 2018 | 06:35

Naturally, viewers were in hysterics over the pair's hosting duties, with one Twitter user writing: "Would anyone have any objections if Kimmel just graciously turned over the rest of the night to Tiffany Haddish and Maya Rudolph? ". On the red carpet , she told Ryan Seacrest , "I'm looking forward to meeting Streep and asking her to be my mama". The attractive gown Haddish wore was cream colored and embroidered with black and gold designs that reflect the traditional styles of ...

by | March 05, 2018 | 05:39

Emily Blunt's Poppins later looks herself in the mirror and admits it is lovely to see herself again with a sly smile. Emily Blunt takes over the titular role from the legendary Julie Andrews. "In the story, Michael (Whishaw) and Jane ( Emily Mortimer ) are now grown up, with Michael, his three children and their housekeeper, Ellen (Walters), living on Cherry Tree Lane".

by | March 05, 2018 | 05:36

Rockwell explained that Hoffman was "an old friend" who once directed him in a play at the Public Theater in New York City. Sam Rockwell won best supporting actor at the 2018 Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on Sunday, March 4, for his role as Jason Dixon in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri .