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Michael Fassbender on making 'Macbeth': 'the Scottish film'

FILE-In this April 30, 2015 file photo, German-Irish actor Michael Fassbender poses for a portrait to promote his film, "Slow West" in New York. Michael Fassbender discusses the making ‘the Scottish Film’ Macbeth at the 68th international Cannes film festival. (Photo by Scott Gries/Invision/AP, FILE)CANNES, France (AP) — Michael Fassbender doesn't know if the "Macbeth" curse carries over to movie adaptations, but he'd rather not test it.


Amid celebrity show offs, $30 million raised at AIDS gala

Model Petra Nemcova, center, and unidentified guests arrive for the amfAR Cinema Against AIDS benefit at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc, during the 68th Cannes international film festival, Cap d'Antibes, southern France, Thursday, May 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)CAP D'ANTIBES, France (AP) — Amid celebrity show offs, indiscreet liaisons, and the aggressive banging of a hammer — the French Riviera's annual, star-filled amfAR gala brought in its expected share of drama — with celebrity invitees including Leonardo DiCaprio, Jake Gyllenhaal, Marion Cotillard, Sienna Miller and Adrien Brody.


Tim Roth deals with death, sadness in Cannes entry 'Chronic'

Actor Tim Roth, left, and director Michel Franco pose for photographers during a photo call for the film Chronic, at the 68th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Friday, May 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)CANNES, France (AP) — Tim Roth toned things down for his role in the Cannes Film Festival entry "Chronic."


Dutch art sleuth helps German police track down Nazi art

Two bronze horse statues by artist Josef Thorak are transported on a flatbed trailer in Bad Duerkheim, southwestern Germany, Thursday, May 21, 2015. A German investigation into black market art had recovered the two statues that once stood in front of Adolf Hitler's grand chancellery building in Berlin as well as other Nazi-era pieces that had been lost for decades. Police in five states conducted coordinated raids during more than a yearlong investigation into illegal art trafficking. (Fredrik von Erichsen/dpa via AP)THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch art sleuth best known for identifying works looted from Jewish owners by the Nazis has helped German police recover a trove of Third Reich sculptures that had been missing for decades, including a pair of bronze horses crafted for Adolf Hitler.


Herman Wouk writes book to mark 100th birthday
NEW YORK (AP) — As he nears his 100th birthday, Herman Wouk has a book planned with a title permitted only to a man of his age.
Australia in Europe's Song Contest? In a word, yes.

In this May 20, 2015 photo Australias's Guy Sebastian performs the song 'Tonight Again' during a dress rehearsal of the Eurovision Song Contest in Austria's capital Vienna. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)VIENNA (AP) — For the first time in its 60-year history, the Eurovision Song Contest may be won by — Australia.


5 B.B. King children visit body a day before public viewing

Willie King, from left, Tanya Deckard, Patty King, Karen Williams, Barbara King Winfree and Rita Washington stand outside of a funeral home after a private family viewing of blues musician B.B. King Thursday, May 21, 2015, in Las Vegas. The family members attended a private viewing ahead of a public viewing scheduled for Friday. King died May 14 in Las Vegas at age 89. (AP Photo/John Locher)LAS VEGAS (AP) — Five of B.B. King's adult children visited the blues great one last time in private at a Las Vegas funeral home that will host a public viewing Friday ahead of a Saturday memorial service.


5 B.B. King children visit body a day before public viewing

Willie King, from left, Tanya Deckard, Patty King, Karen Williams, Barbara King Winfree and Rita Washington stand outside of a funeral home after a private family viewing of blues musician B.B. King Thursday, May 21, 2015, in Las Vegas. The family members attended a private viewing ahead of a public viewing scheduled for Friday. King died May 14 in Las Vegas at age 89. (AP Photo/John Locher)LAS VEGAS (AP) — Five of B.B. King's adult children visited the blues great one last time in private at a Las Vegas funeral home that will host a public viewing Friday ahead of a Saturday memorial service.


Berlin art show pairs impressionist, expressionist paintings

In this photo taken with a long shutter, members of the media walks through the exhibition 'Impressionism - Expressionism. Turning Point in Art' during the press preview at the Alte Nationalgalerie (Old National Gallery), in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, May 20, 2015. The paintings from left: Le Pont de Chatou by Maurice de Vlaminck, L'Ete by Auguste Renoir, the sculpture L'Age d'airain by Auguste Renoir and the painting Chez le pere Lathuille by Edouard Manet. The exhibition opens on May 22, and runs through Sept. 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)BERLIN (AP) — Camille Pissarro's famous "Boulevard Montmartre at Night" shows a brightly illuminated avenue in Paris — the city lights turned into gentle dabs of oil paint. Next to the French impressionist's 1897 work is a painting by German expressionist Ernst Ludwig Kirchner from 1912 depicting a Berlin street scene in flashy yellow, blue and black — the broad brush stokes clearly visible.


Cannes films divide critics ahead of awards weekend

(From L) Rachel Weisz, Paolo Sorrentino, Harvey Keitel, Michael Caine and Jane Fonda arrive for the screening of the film "Youth" at the 68th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, on May 20, 2015Cannes (France) (AFP) - As the Cannes Film Festival bears down on its weekend awards ceremony, a look at the movies seen so far and their reviews reveal deep divisions among the critics.


Reality star Duggar resigns from Family Research Council

FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2014, file photo, Josh Duggar, executive director of FRC Action, speaks in favor the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark. Tony Perkins, president of the Washington-based Christian lobbying group, said Thursday, May 21, 2015, that he has accepted the resignation of Duggar in the wake of the reality TV star's apology for unspecified bad behavior as a young teen. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File)NEW YORK (AP) — The Family Research Council has accepted the resignation of Josh Duggar in the wake of the reality TV star's apology for unspecified bad behavior as a young teen.


Jeff Gordon to join Fox as full-time analyst in 2016

Jeff Gordon signs autographs before practice for Sunday's NASCAR Coca-Cola 600 Sprint Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Thursday, May 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)Jeff Gordon will join Fox as a full-time analyst in 2016, teaming with Mike Joy and Darrell Waltrip in the three-man booth.


Rolling Stones rock small LA club ahead of stadium tour

Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones perform at the Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles, Wednesday, May 20, 2015. The Rolling Stones ripped through the intimate Fonda Theatre Wednesday with enough energy to fuel their entire 15-city North American tour. The band announced Wednesday morning it would perform a "club show" that night to kick off its Zip Code tour, which launches Sunday in San Diego. The surprise concert at the 1,300-person-capacity venue instantly sold out. (Jane Bouquet/The Rolling Stones via AP)LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Rolling Stones ripped through the intimate Fonda Theatre Wednesday with enough energy to fuel their entire 15-city North American tour.


CANNES WATCH: Karlie Kloss stuns, Andie MacDowell reveals

Model Karlie Kloss poses for photographers upon arrival for the amfAR Cinema Against AIDS benefit at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc, during the 68th Cannes international film festival, Cap d'Antibes, southern France, Thursday, May 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)CANNES, France (AP) — Day Nine at the Cannes Film Festival showed off model Karlie Kloss' figure in a slinky little Tom Ford number, while actress Andie MacDowell revealed why she never showed up at Cannes in 1989 with her hit film "Sex, Lies and Videotape." And a film honoring designer Oscar de la Renta showed that he may be gone, but his influence at Cannes is still strong.


Flavor Flav arrested in Vegas, suspected of impaired driving

This undated booking photo provided by the Clark County Detention Center shows William Drayton Jr. aka Flavor Flav after his arrest in Las Vegas. Authorities say they arrested the entertainer shortly after midnight on Thursday, May 21, 2015, in Las Vegas for driving under the influence, speeding, possessing less than an ounce of marijuana and having an open container of alcohol in the 2005 black BMW he was driving. (Clark County Detention Center via AP)LAS VEGAS (AP) — Flavor Flav was arrested in Las Vegas early Thursday on allegations of driving under the influence, speeding, possessing less than an ounce of marijuana and having an open container of alcohol in the 2005 black BMW he was driving, authorities said.


House passes bill to reform US-funded broadcasts
WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee unanimously approved a bill on Thursday to reform U.S.-funded broadcasting to counter what a California congressman dubs the "weaponization of information" from Russia and anti-American propaganda being aired by Iran and Islamic State militants.
Final Letterman show draws record 14 million viewers

Nearly 14 million people tuned in to watch comedy legend David Letterman broadcast his final "Late Show" on American television, the program's largest audience in 21 years, CBS saysNearly 14 million people tuned in to watch comedy legend David Letterman broadcast his final "Late Show" on American television, the program's largest audience in 21 years, CBS said Thursday. Wednesday's show averaged 13.76 million viewers, its largest audience since February 1994, when it followed CBS's primetime coverage of the Winter Olympics in Norway, the television network said. There was a knock-on effect for British newcomer James Corden, host of "The Late Late Show," who averaged four million viewers directly after Letterman signed off for the last time.


Arnie is back, in new 'Terminator' trailer

Arnold Schwarzenegger is back: the "Terminator" star has released a new action-packed trailer for his return to the franchise which made his nameLos Angeles (AFP) - Arnold Schwarzenegger is back: the "Terminator" star has released a new action-packed trailer for his return to the franchise which made his name.


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'Too old' Gyllenhaal, 37, sparks Hollywood sexism debate

Oscar-nominated US actress Maggie Gyllenhaal was told she was too old at 37 to play the lover of a 55-year-old man, she saidOscar-nominated US actress Maggie Gyllenhaal was told she was too old at 37 to play the lover of a 55-year-old man, she said in comments published Thursday which went viral online. "There are things that are really disappointing about being an actress in Hollywood that surprise me all the time," she said in an interview with TheWrap Magazine. Earlier this month the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) called for government action to confront "widespread exclusion of women directors" in the US film and television industries.


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