Kenneth Branagh gets cemented in Hollywood
27 October 2017 | 9:02 am
Oscar nominated actor and director Kenneth Branagh has his position in Hollywood cemented with a hand and feet ceremony at the TCL Chinese Theatre.
March 13, 2023
March 18, 2023
April 3, 2023
April 7, 2023
April 29, 2023
Michelle Yeoh battles her way through a multiverse, Angela Bassett leads a grieving nation at war, and Cate Blanchett deviously manipulates members of a world-class orchestra.
They were just some of several Oscar winners who made their way backstage at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood to speak with reporters about the significance of their films and the future of the awards ceremony.
We look at how the French press is covering the fact that trash is piling up in Paris, as garbage workers go on strike over pension reforms. We also find out about this Monday's parliamentary debate on France's nuclear future.
South African Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius was refused parole on Friday after seeking early release from prison, a decade after he shot and killed his girlfriend, lawyers and authorities said.
Disgraced South African Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius was denied parole on Friday, according to local authorities who said he has yet to complete his minimum sentence. Reeva Steenkamp was shot and killed in the home of star Olympian Oscar Pistorius on Thursday, February 14, 2013.
Production on some of your favourite TV shows could soon come to a halt, after unions representing thousands of TV and film writers voted overwhelmingly in support of a strike. The Writers Guild of America polled their members to gauge support for labour action and the results were unprecedented: almost 98 percent of writers were in favour. FRANCE 24's Culture reporter Olivia Salazar-Winspear tells us more.
More than 11,000 television and film writers have gone on strike for the first time in 15 years following the breakdown of negotiations between the Writers Guild of America and Hollywood studios, the guild says. The walkout began at 12:01 a.m.
Editor-in-Chief Oscar Martinez combats violence and corruption in El Salvador with investigative journalism. Deutsche Welle has awarded him the Freedom of Speech Award 2023.
Screenwriters in Hollywood are striking for the first time in 15 years. Negotiations between the Writers Guild of America and TV networks – as well as Netflix, Amazon and Disney – broke down after the two sides failed to find an agreement on issues like pay, mandatory staffing and guarantees against artificial intelligence. We take a closer look.
Kanye West and his new wife Bianca Censori have moved into a luxury penthouse in West Hollywood.
At a Tokyo art institute, more than a dozen students held up mirrors to their faces while stretching the sides of their mouths upward, fully immersed in a lesson not in their usual curriculum - a smile class.
17 mins ago
Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday.
3 hours ago
With the increased amount of action that footballers have to deal with and how it affects the collective. Of course, teams in Europe are having a hard time including Manchester United. This is The Nutmeg on GuardianTV.
3 hours ago
The German government has agreed on a package of measures to support a struggling construction and housing industry, according to reports.
4 hours ago
European governments have a duty to rescue asylum seekers who cross the sea to escape conflict, Pope Francis said in Marseille. He called it "a duty of humanity" to save people in difficulty.
4 hours ago
Starting on Saturday September 23, China is hosting the Asian Games, a major multi-sport event held every four years between the Olympics. The 19th edition, postponed from last year, brings together some 12,000 athletes from across the continent, competing in 40 sports over two weeks in the eastern city of Hangzhou. For the first time, e-sports are featured as an official medal sport event, with seven golds on offer. But a lot of attention is also focused on what's happening outside the tracks and arenas. FRANCE 24's Oliver Farry tell us more about the geopolitical aspect of the event.