If you’re anything like me, then you probably like reading depressing statistics about the state of “women in film” and then whipping yourself into apoplexies of rage about it all. Fortunately it’s been a banner year for discussions on that front, since the 2013 cinema landscape is one so heavily populated by men that in a Freudian typo I just wrote “ladscape”.
The Kitchen, which flung open its doors in Wellington in 2009, was a narrow old pantry. Access involved walking sideways.
Andy Warhol is not only one of the world’s best known artists, but one of the few who was famous and fetched high prices while alive. Since his death in 1987, he has become pervasive, with many exhibitions, books and more, and his works are far more valuable
Zayn Malik’s mother has joined Twitter to lash out at online bullies targeting her son. The One Direction singer has been reeling since trolls began to send the star cruel remarks about his Muslim religion and Asian heritage.
Music mogul and rapper Sean “Diddy” Combs will not be appearing in British period TV drama Downtown Abbey, US broadcaster PBS said, despite tweets saying he would be joining the hit show’s upcoming season. Diddy set social media abuzz after posts on his verified Twitter account said, “MY BIG NEWS: So happy to announce that Im a series regular on DOWNTON ABBEY-my favorite show+i’ll be debuting a sneak peek tonight 12am PST!.” He even tweeted a photo of him in a 1920’s suit.
Ballet dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko confessed last week to hiring the men who threw acid in the face of Bolshoi Ballet director Sergei Filin in January.
GM’s Hummer division has commanded attention ever since the vehicles first appeared on American highways at the height of the sport utility boom.
Vodafone on Tuesday announced it would start selling Apple’s popular iPhone in the UK from early next year, in a move that should bolster efforts to turnround the mobile operator’s ailing British business. It means there will be three UK mobile operators selling the US technology company’s iPhone from next year: Vodafone, Orange and O2.