Willem Dafoe plays tormented genius Van Gogh in Venice biopic

With his ginger beard, straw hat and a sad, wounded expression, Willem Dafoe looks uncannily like a Vincent Van Gogh self-portrait, as he plays the artist in a biopic that premiered at the Venice Film Festival on Monday.

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With his ginger beard, straw hat and a sad, wounded expression, Willem Dafoe looks uncannily like a Vincent Van Gogh self-portrait, as he plays the artist in a biopic that premiered at the Venice Film Festival on Monday.

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‘Simpsons’ creator brings animated fantasy show to Netflix

The creator of the long-running animated TV series “The Simpsons” brings his first new show in 20 years to Netflix this week, a story that centers around a drunken princess, an elf and a demon.

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The creator of the long-running animated TV series “The Simpsons” brings his first new show in 20 years to Netflix this week, a story that centers around a drunken princess, an elf and a demon.

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Walmart teams up with Ellen DeGeneres to launch fashion line

Walmart Inc said on Wednesday that it would tie up with comedian and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres to launch a women’s fashion line, its latest attempt to make deeper inroads into the apparel space and gain market share in the category.

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Walmart Inc said on Wednesday that it would tie up with comedian and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres to launch a women’s fashion line, its latest attempt to make deeper inroads into the apparel space and gain market share in the category.

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Ailing Aretha Franklin visited by Stevie Wonder, Jesse Jackson

Aretha Franklin, the legendary soul singer who has fallen gravely ill, was visited at her Detroit-area home on Tuesday by fellow recording artist Stevie Wonder, U.S. civil rights leader Jesse Jackson and ex-husband Glynn Turman, her publicist said.

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Aretha Franklin, the legendary soul singer who has fallen gravely ill, was visited at her Detroit-area home on Tuesday by fellow recording artist Stevie Wonder, U.S. civil rights leader Jesse Jackson and ex-husband Glynn Turman, her publicist said.

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British actress can sue Weinstein for sex trafficking: U.S. judge

Movie producer Harvey Weinstein must face a U.S. lawsuit by a British actress who has accused him of violating sex trafficking laws by inviting her to a hotel room in France and sexually assaulting her, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday.

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Movie producer Harvey Weinstein must face a U.S. lawsuit by a British actress who has accused him of violating sex trafficking laws by inviting her to a hotel room in France and sexually assaulting her, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday.

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Harvey Weinstein must face British actress’s sex trafficking lawsuit

Movie producer Harvey Weinstein must face a civil lawsuit by a British actress who has accused him of violating sex trafficking laws by inviting her to a hotel room in France and sexually assaulting her, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday.

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Movie producer Harvey Weinstein must face a civil lawsuit by a British actress who has accused him of violating sex trafficking laws by inviting her to a hotel room in France and sexually assaulting her, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday.

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Crazy rich on film, proud to be Asian

The film is called “Crazy Rich Asians,” but the cast is proud to be showcasing such a rare array of Asian culture and identity in a Hollywood movie.

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The film is called “Crazy Rich Asians,” but the cast is proud to be showcasing such a rare array of Asian culture and identity in a Hollywood movie.

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Hundreds hurt as Spanish festival boardwalk collapses into sea

Hundreds of people were hurt, two seriously, when a wooden platform collapsed at a seaside music festival in northwestern Spain on Sunday night, local authorities said.

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Hundreds of people were hurt, two seriously, when a wooden platform collapsed at a seaside music festival in northwestern Spain on Sunday night, local authorities said.

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Hundreds injured as Spanish festival platform collapses into sea

Hundreds of people were hurt, five seriously, when a wooden platform collapsed at a seaside music festival in northwestern Spain on Sunday night, state television RTVE reported.

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Hundreds of people were hurt, five seriously, when a wooden platform collapsed at a seaside music festival in northwestern Spain on Sunday night, state television RTVE reported.

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Life on the edge: Scottish rapper probes UK wealth gap at Fringe

Scottish writer Darren McGarvey’s one-man show at the Edinburgh Fringe, informed by his own violent and addictive past, is a powerful insight into Britain’s wealth gap via rap and acid comedy.

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Scottish writer Darren McGarvey’s one-man show at the Edinburgh Fringe, informed by his own violent and addictive past, is a powerful insight into Britain’s wealth gap via rap and acid comedy.

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