BRIGHT SUNNY SOUTH Sam Amidon (Warner) The fourth album by the husband of Beth Orton and son of Peter and Mary Alice follows in the footsteps of his parents with Sam Amidon’s signing to iconic US label Nonesuch. The reference points go deeper on this sweetly stark collection of folk song interpretations, which Amidon says were part of the soundtrack of his youth with particular reference to the gorgeous style of shape-note singing found on Weeping Mary, a track which his parents recorded in 1979.
After a first quarter that saw films like Jack and the Giant Slayer and The Incredible Burt Wonderstone flop at the box office, New Line is hopeful its summer slate makes up for it including the Jennifer Aniston comedy We’re the Millers. New Line has released the trailer for the pic that also stars Jason Sudeikis and Ed Helms and follows a pot dealer who creates a fake family as part of his plan to move a huge shipment of weed into the US from Mexico.
Melissa McCarthy reportedly fired an extra on the set of her new movie.
Hugh Jackman has joked that he’s “formed a solidarity” with other good-looking Hollywood stars.
Much attention has been spent on the candidacy of Keiko Fujimori to be president of Peru.
The capital of Syria has the illusion of calm.
The last time Syrians took on their ruling Ba’athist regime it was 1982. The protesters then were Islamists from the Muslim Brotherhood.
If you retraced the footsteps of Angelina Jolie and Marilyn Monroe, George Clooney and Charlie Chaplin, their paths would cross at Paris’ Htel le Bristol, lebristolparis.com.
Justine Henin is following in the footsteps of fellow former world No.
Peruvians have gone mad for the boxer Kina Malpartida, an unlikely sports figure in this South American country where soccer, even if not played well, is king. You see, Malpartida is a woman but she is idolized by the traditionally macho men of Peru because there is no equivalent male athlete in the country. Malpartida, known as “Dynamite” to her fans, is the World Boxing Association’s female super featherweight champion