'The Maze Runner' weaves way to top of box office
Los Angeles (AFP) - Sci-fi action film "The Maze Runner" weaved its way to the top of the North American box office this weekend, earning $32.5 million on its debut, industry figures showed Monday.
Review: Solid Washington in mediocre 'Equalizer'
If you were lucky enough to catch Denzel Washington in "A Raisin in the Sun" on Broadway, you saw the hugely charismatic actor portray, in an iconic role, the full complexity of a human being: strengths and weaknesses, attributes and flaws, durability and vulnerability. All topped off, of course, with that boyish Washington charm.
Milan perfects the wearable lightness of fashion
MILAN (AP) — Reflecting on a Milan Fashion Week that marked the re-emergence of denim and the pre-eminence of the flat Birkenstock-inspired sandal, the question was bound to surface: Wherein lies luxury?
Yves Saint Laurent film is French pick for Oscar bid
Paris (AFP) - A biopic exploring the darker side of the late French fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent is to represent France as a possible contender in the Best Foreign Language Film category at next year's Oscars.
Dutch 'Dark Blood' director George Sluizer dead at 82
The Hague (AFP) - Dutch director George Sluizer, best known for making the last movie featuring Hollywood actor River Phoenix, has died in Amsterdam after a long illness, Dutch media reported on Monday. He was 82.
Giuliani to help fight Noriega's video game suit
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining a video game company's legal fight against disgraced Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, who is suing Activision over his inclusion in one of its popular "Call of Duty" games.
9 Marquez e-books coming out in English
NEW YORK (AP) — E-books for some of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's best known work, including the novel "Love in the Time of Cholera," are coming out for the first time in English.