Sunday, 16 June 2019

U.S. youth suicides up after Netflix show, cause unclear: study

LOS ANGELES Suicides by young Americans rose by nearly a third in the month following the 2017 debut of popular Netflix television drama series...

K-Pop stardom lures Japanese youth to Korea despite diplomatic chill

SEOUL Yuuka Hasumi put high school in Japan on hold and flew to South Korea in February to try her chances at becoming a K-pop...

Superheroes and a king may set movie records for Disney this summer

LOS ANGELES The final chapter in a decade-long superhero saga and the remake of a big-screen classic could topple box-office records during a summer...

‘Avengers: Endgame’ movie directors plead: ‘Don’t spoil it’

LOS ANGELES The directors of “Avengers: Endgame” pleaded with fans on Tuesday not to spoil the movie by giving away storylines after reports that...

For the ultimate ‘Game of Thrones’ fan: How to speak Valyrian

  NEW YORK American linguist David J. Peterson may have built up the unique and ancient languages for the television series “Game of Thrones” but when...

‘We want people to love it’: ‘Game of Thrones’ creators on finale

LOS ANGELES The creators of global smash television series “Game of Thrones” say they knew how they would end the show five years ago,...

Box Office – ‘Shazam!’ grows to $53 million debut

LOS ANGELES The magic word at the box office this weekend was “Shazam!” Warner Bros.’ latest DC superhero adventure easily topped charts in North America,...

Box Office – ‘Dumbo’ Lands at No. 1 With Soft $45 Million

LOS ANGELES Disney’s “Dumbo” had an underwhelming liftoff at the domestic box office. Tim Burton’s live-action remake debuted with $45 million from 4,259 North American...

Disney bans smoking at U.S. parks ahead of ‘Star Wars’ openings

LOS ANGELES Walt Disney Co will ban smoking, vaping and large strollers at its U.S. theme parks in California and Florida starting on May...

Justin Bieber puts music on hold while struggling not to fall apart

LOS ANGELES Teen hearthrob Justin Bieber has told fans he is putting new music on hold while he struggles with “deep rooted issues” that he...

John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s ‘Bed-In’ remembered at 50

AMSTERDAM In March 1969, newlyweds John Lennon and Yoko Ono skipped a honeymoon and instead staged a “bed-in” in Amsterdam to promote world peace during...

‘Thrones’ star Emilia Clarke reveals close brushes with death

LOS ANGELES “Game of Thrones” actress Emilia Clarke on Thursday revealed she suffered two brain aneurysms during her early years with the hit television show...
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