Another busy week in the entertainment world has ended, including the deaths of a rock ‘n’ roll legend and a great crime writer; news about former and future Top Gear hosts; and a new resident of Sesame Street.
Here’s a round-up of some things you might have missed:
Image copyright Getty Images It’s fair to say the Academy Awards have rowed back on just about every change they’ve tried to make to the Oscars ceremony this year. They wanted, for example, to announce some winners in the commercial breaks to save time. That idea didn’t last. They wanted to introduce a new popular […]
Image copyright Getty Images Director Nicolas Roeg, whose films include Don’t Look Now and Performance, has died at the age of 90. In a career spanning six decades, he was celebrated for his original and controversial film-making. His 1973 psychological thriller Don’t Look Now caused controversy for its graphic sex scenes. Roeg also directed Mick […]
Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption The Sun’s story was picked up by a number of other publishers Sir Elton John and David Furnish have accepted “significant” libel damages over a newspaper allegation that their dog inflicted “Freddy Krueger-like” injuries on a child at a play date. The couple brought proceedings against News Group Newspapers over […]