World entertainment: music festivals, Oscars 2014, pregnancy and more!
Famous British rocker Pete Doherty and his band Babyshambles will perform at the Russian music festival KUBANA that takes place in the Krasnodar region in August of this year. His fans are looking forward to his eccentric performances, the former frontman of The Libertines is known for throwing rose petals, pizza and microphone stands into the audience. The group will be the third foreign act to confirm their performance at KUBANA, the other two are A Day To Remember, an american hardcore band, and Airborne, an australian rock group, who will be performing in Russia for the first time.
The 86th Academy Awards were watched by 43.0 million americans two nights ago. According to Reuters, the biggest audience the Oscars ever had was in 2004, when the number of americans that tuned in to see who would take home the coveted statue was 43.6.
This year the Best picture went to '12 Years a Slave', Best actor to Matthew McConaughey, and best actress to Cate Blanchett.
Scarlett Johansson is pregnant! That’s the news on the front page of all celebrity tabloids! She is engaged to French journalist Romain Dauriac and has recently moved to Paris. They’ve been together several years and opened up about their relationship in November of 2012. In her December interview, 29-year-old Johansson said that she is looking forward to starting a family, at some point.
She explained that she’s had a good career run, and that 'picking a time to plan a family feels like something that I could do and not feel as though I was missing out.'
Johansson was previously married to actor Ryan Reynolds for three years.
Just last week she received an honorary Cesar, the equivalent of the French Oscars.
Turkish citizens will have to fly abroad if they want to see the new Lars von Trier’s film Nymphomaniac. The film has been banned from the country’s theaters due to the amount of nudity and sex scenes.
Originally, the two parts of the film were going to be shown at movie theaters with the 18 and over caution, but now, neither the march 14, nor the march 21 premier will take place.
The decision was made by the turkish film council, with the majority vote against the showing.
The film is about a self-proclaimed nymphomaniac, who tells the story of her childhood to a man that rescues her, after she is badly beaten and left by her attacker in an alley. It stars Uma Thurman, Christian Slater, Udo Kier, William Defoe and Charlotte Gainsborough. Originally, it was a 5,5 hour film, but was edited into a two part version.