Spike Lee in Cannes: We're residing in 'harmful occasions'

Spike Lee in Cannes: We're living in 'dangerous times' Director Spike Lee says we’re “residing in a really harmful time” and that he hopes Donald Trump doesn’t have the true nuclear codes. He informed a Cannes charity gala to hope false codes had been given to the US president as an alternative. Lee additionally revealed he refers to Mr Trump as “agent orange”. He informed the Deliberate Parenthood occasion on

Nicole Kidman in Cannes: 'I nonetheless act like I'm 21'

Nicole Kidman in Cannes: 'I still act like I'm 21' Oscar winner Nicole Kidman says she nonetheless acts like she’s 21 on the subject of appearing roles. The star informed a Cannes press convention she likes to make “daring” selections, as if she have been initially of her profession. Kidman mentioned whereas she would not need to work, she does so due to her ardour for cinema. The star of

Music festivals: Right here's one technique to keep dry

Music festivals: Here's one way to stay dry Final summer time, on my fourth day of sploshing via Glastonbury’s sodden fields, I assumed: “Why do I preserve doing this to myself?” Certain, the music was nice. Skepta, Adele and Grimes gave unforgettable, once-in-a-lifetime performances; and Philip Glass’s Heroes Symphony, an orchestral tribute to David Bowie within the lifeless of the night time, was unexpectedly transferring. Even Coldplay – beforehand the

Cannes competition: Netflix movie Meyerowitz Tales 'made for large display screen'

Cannes festival: Netflix film Meyerowitz Stories 'made for big screen' The director of a second movie on the centre of a row over Netflix’s place at Cannes stated he at all times meant for it to be seen on the large display screen. Noah Baumbach stated he made The Meyerowitz Tales “as I make all my films, with the expectation it will likely be proven on the large display screen”.

Spy creator Anthony Horowitz 'warned off' creating black character

Spy author Anthony Horowitz 'warned off' creating black character Writer Anthony Horowitz says he was “warned off” together with a black character in his new ebook as a result of it was “inappropriate” for a white author. The creator of the Alex Rider teenage spy novels says an editor informed him it may very well be thought-about “patronising”. Horowitz needed a white and black protagonist in his new youngsters’s books

May you final an entire gig with out utilizing your telephone?

Could you last a whole gig without using your phone? Chris Rock followers can have their telephones locked up throughout his forthcoming UK reveals. Is that this the beginning of now not seeing a sea of screens at live shows? Gigs within the pre-smartphone age was far simpler. You’d flip up. Perhaps find the bar and work out the place the bogs have been. Flick by way of a programme

Mamma Mia sequel introduced with authentic forged

Mamma Mia sequel announced with original cast Ten years after the discharge of Mamma Mia, studio executives are taking an opportunity on the sequel to the smash musical hit. Tremendous troupers Meryl Streep, Amanda Seyfried, Pierce Brosnan, and Colin Firth are set to reprise their roles. The songs of Abba may also be again to supply a contemporary soundtrack, that includes some songs which didn’t make it in to the

The celebrities allotting random acts of kindness

The celebrities dishing out random acts of kindness Media playback is unsupported in your system Grime star Stomzy hit headlines earlier this week after an unexpected act of generosity. When Oxford College scholar Fiona Asiedu arrange a crowdfunding marketing campaign to lift £12,00zero to go to Harvard, a pal tweeted the star asking him to assist out. His response? He pledged £9,00zero the identical day. “It was simply surreal,” Asiedu

Harry Types album debuts at primary

Harry Styles album debuts at number one It is a good week for followers of Harry Types as Harry Types by Harry Types has topped the album chart on its first week of launch. The album shifted almost 57,000 copies throughout streaming, downloads and bodily gross sales. It comes a month after the album’s lead single, Signal of the Occasions, ended Ed Sheeran’s chart reign. This week’s different highest new

Cannes: Netflix movie Okja stopped after technical glitch

Cannes: Netflix film Okja stopped after technical glitch A screening on the Cannes Movie Pageant needed to be stopped after technical issues through the first couple of minutes of the movie. Okja, starring Tilda Swinton and Jake Gyllenhaal, had been booed by some within the viewers after the Netflix brand appeared in the beginning. However it then turned clear the movie was enjoying within the fallacious facet ratio. The movie