Archive for category Entertainment

Bono says he wears sunglasses due to glaucoma

In this Sept. 9, 2014 file photo, Apple CEO Tim Cook, left, greets Bono from the band U2 after they preformed at the end of the Apple event in Cupertino, Calif. Bono says his ever-present sunglasses aren't a rock-star affectation — he has suffered from glaucoma for 20 years. told the BBC's "Graham Norton Show" that he had the condition, but "I have good treatments and I am going to be fine." (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

LONDON (AP) — U2 singer Bono says his ever-present sunglasses aren’t a rock-star affectation — he has suffered from glaucoma for 20 years.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Maggie Smith gets honor from Queen Elizabeth II

Dame Maggie Smith is made a member of the Order of the Companion of Honour by Queen Elizabeth II during an investiture ceremony at Windsor Castle, England, Friday Oct. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/PA, Dominic Lipinski) UNITED KINGDOM OUT  NO SALES  NO ARCHIVE

LONDON (AP) — British royalty has met acting aristocracy, as Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II bestowed an honor on Maggie Smith during a ceremony at Windsor Castle.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , ,

David Cronenberg writes first novel, ‘Consumed’

In this Oct. 2, 2014 photo, filmmaker David Cronenberg poses for a portrait in promotion of his debut novel "Consumed" in New York. (Photo by Dan Hallman/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — To finish his first novel, David Cronenberg had to work around a few other projects.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Tim Russert office exhibit opens at Buffalo museum

In this Feb. 26, 2008, file photo, NBC's Tim Russert speaks to the crowd during a debate between Democratic presidential hopefuls Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., and Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., in Cleveland. An exhibit honoring the late Russert is opening, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, in his hometown of Buffalo, N.Y. The exhibit titled “Inside Tim Russert’s Office,” will be on display at the Buffalo History Museum. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File)

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — An exhibit honoring the late Tim Russert is opening in the hometown of the long-time moderator of NBC’s “Meet the Press.”

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Veteran stuntmen become directors with ‘John Wick’

In this Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014 photo, Chad Stahelski, left, and David Leitch, co-directors of "John Wick," pose for a portrait during a training session at 87Eleven Action Design in Inglewood, Calif. After two decades performing, choreographing, coordinating and directing movie stunts together, Stahelski and Leitch have become experts at big-screen thrills. They started out as stunt doubles for Keanu Reeves and Brad Pitt, and grew to oversee the action on such films as “The Wolverine,” “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” and “The Hunger Games” franchise.  Their new movie, "John Wick" opens in theaters Oct. 24. (Photo by Casey Curry/Invision/AP)

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Chad Stahelski and David Leitch speak in shorthand when it comes to shooting sprees. Also mixed martial arts throw-downs, crazy car crashes and escaping explosions.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,