Sidney Poitier – legend dies aged 94

Sidney Poitier, the US-Bahamian star, the first black man to win a best actor Oscar, has died aged 94. The trailblazing actor and a respected humanitarian and diplomat won the Academy Award for the best actor for Lilies of the Field in 1963. Former US President Barack Obama said Poitier “epitomised dignity and grace” and…

II Divo’s Carlos Marin dies aged 53

  II Divo singer Carlos Marin had died aged 53, after the star was rushed to hospital this week to Intensive care. The group said in Twitter “ It is with heavy hearts that we are letting you know that our friend and partner, Carlos Marin has passed away. He will be missed by his…

Raindance Film Festival 2021

FOR THOSE WITH AN INTEREST IN FILM – A SATURN HERALD ANNOUNCEMENT. Raindance accepts feature films (over 45 minutes) short films (Under 45 mins) music videos (under 6 minutes) 360/180 films and VR/AR/MR experiences (6 Dof interactive or linear, CG or live action (under 120 min) and web series. Concluded with the UK Premiere of…

007 catalyst double Aston Martin revenues

F1 financier Lawrence Stroll who owns Aston Martin Lagonda, the luxury carmaker whose turnaround appear to be picking up speed as its revenues doubled with a little help from  007 James Bond. Aston Martin’s Lagonda played a leading role in new Bond film “ No Time to Die” after  the appearance of four of its…

Rusty gun triggers fatal shooting

A Court record reveals the gun that actor Alec Baldwin fired on the set of the film Rust, killing woman, was handed to him by an assistant director who told him it was safe. The unnamed director did not know that prop contained live ammunition and indicated it was unloaded by shouting “cold gun”. Cinematographer…

Trailer truck falls into water

  A trailer truck loaded with costumes for BBC Television show, falls into water while reversing into a harbour at Bristol Dock. The HGV was balanced awkwardly on the dock of Bristol as rescue crews arrived at the scene of half-submerged vehicle. The scheduled filming of BBC 1 Comedy thriller “The Outlaws”, starring Stephen Merchant.…

Angelina wearing lip cuff for Eternals premier

Angelina Jolie wore a chin cuff at a premier of her film Eternals. The 14-carat gold piece made by Nina Berenato, a Texan designer, claimed  who claimed the $50 cuff, a version of  which was worn by Beyonce in 2019 video made with “supermoms”. The 46-year=-old Tomb Raider actress donned the chin cuff also similar…

Acclaimed Malayalam film actor Venu dies aged 73

    Nedumidi Venu, a 73-year-old renowned veteran Indian, Malayalam actor passed away at the private hospital in Kerala, South India. The actor who has recently recovered from Covid-19, was rushed to the hospital after stomach related aliments. He was a three-time Indian National Award winner, and was famous for his roles in “His Highness…