Bradley Cooper and Samuel L. Jackson were double winners at the MTV Movie Awards Cooper won the first Golden Popcorn prize of the night for his performance in Silver Linings Playbook and returned to the stage to accept best kiss honours for his smooch with Jennifer Lawrence in that film.
REVIEW: Rodriguez TSB Bank Arena, Saturday, March 16 Sixto Rodriguez recorded two albums and was promptly forgotten until last year’s Oscar-winning documentary Searching For Sugar Man told a truth-is-stranger-than-fiction version of some of the events leading to a comeback. He was huge in South Africa but the film forgets that he’d already toured Australia and had some following in New Zealand.
To their admirers, they are Horatio Alger heroes, poor boys who worked their way out of the slums and backwaters of the Cauca Valley. Onetime delinquent Jose Santacruz Londono studied engineering, went into construction and emerged as Don Chepe, a billionaire whose marble citadel looms high above the sugarcane fields of Cali, the country’s third largest city.
By In 1998, it looked as though the movie world was about to knock Michelle Rodriguez out of the ring. The would-be actress was living with her mother in Jersey City, N.J., and laboring as an extra in movies like Summer of Sam; the thankless, anonymous work was wearing her out
Thousands of Puerto Rican workers and supporters gathered Thursday for an islandwide strike over government budget cuts that have led to the elimination of nearly 17,000 jobs. Strikers congregated at five points in San Juan, Puerto Rico’s capital, for a noon march to the Plaza las Americas mall.
Ten-man Germany scored the winning goal in the second minute of injury time to defeat Nigeria 3-2 and secure a quarterfinal showdown with Brazil at the under-20 World Cup in Egypt — the official FIFA Web site has reported. Nigeria took the lead in the 51st minute in Suez when Lewis Holtby misplaced pass fell straight to King Osanga, who crossed for Danny Uchechi to head home.
A day after the Libyan and Iranian leaders lit up the U.N. General Assembly floor with sharp critiques, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, a fiery speaker in his own right, is next up on the world stage.
Big summer signings Kaka and Cristiano Ronaldo were on target as Real Madrid maintained their perfect start to the Spanish season with a 2-0 win over Villarreal on Wednesday night. Ronaldo repeated the magic he showed against Xevez at the weekend by scoring almost immediately after the kick off to give Real a flying start
Justine Henin is following in the footsteps of fellow former world No.
Spanish energy company Repsol announced Friday a large natural gas find off the coast of Venezuela and visiting Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was immediately informed, a Repsol spokesman told CNN.