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Chinese cinema set for record year

Chinese cinema box office revenue surges 32% in the first nine months of the year, figures show.

Morgan 'failed to wear seatbelt'

30 Rock comic Tracy Morgan was not wearing a seatbelt in a car accident that left him badly injured and another passenger dead, according to papers filed in a US court.

Whately: 'One more' series of Lewis

Kevin Whately, star of detective series Lewis, says there will be just one more series of the long-running drama.

Davis Newsnight debut pulls 500,000

Evan Davis's debut as main presenter of Newsnight attracts an average of 500,000 viewers - half the number who witnessed Jeremy Paxman's swansong.

Netflix to release full-length film

The video streaming site Netflix will release its first feature-length film in 2015, after striking a deal with the Weinstein Company.

Scans reveal hidden Leonardo works

Leonardo Da Vinci painted three versions of his famous painting The Lady with an Ermine, a French scientist discovers.

Film art dominates Turner Prize show

Visitors to this year's Turner Prize 2014 exhibition will find themselves spending much of their time watching films in semi-darkness.

DJ Travis sentence to be reviewed

The three-month suspended sentence given to former BBC DJ Dave Lee Travis for indecent assault is to be reviewed by UK attorney general’s office

Clooney wedding sealed in Venice

The marriage of actor George Clooney and lawyer Amal Alamuddin is sealed with a civil ceremony in Venice.

Parody laws set to come into effect

Changes to UK legislation are to come into force later this week allowing the parody of copyright works.

BBC scraps Radio 4 Extra kids show

The BBC is axing Radio 4 Extra children's programme The 4 O'Clock Show, with its final broadcast scheduled for next April.

Life of Brian to get Truro screening

A Cornish city is to have its first screening of Monty Python's the Life of Brian after a council ban more than 30 years ago.

Nicole Scherzinger lands Cats role

Pop singer and X Factor judge Nicole Scherzinger is to make West End debut in Andrew Lloyd Webber's record-breaking musical Cats.

Welsh poet Dannie Abse dies aged 91

The Welsh poet and author Dannie Abse has died aged 91, his literary agent confirms.

Ai Weiwei creates Blenheim art show

The UK's biggest exhibition of works by Chinese artist and dissident Ai Weiwei has been put together at Blenheim Palace with the help of 3D technology.

Revel Horwood to play Miss Hannigan

Strictly Come Dancing judge Craig Revel Horwood is to play cruel orphanage supervisor Miss Hannigan in the stage musical Annie next year.

Film workers fast for Indian leader

The film industry in India's Tamil Nadu state fasts to protest at the jailing for corruption of former chief minister Jayaram Jayalalitha.

Washington's Equalizer tops chart

Denzel Washington's latest film The Equalizer debuts at the top of the North American box office, taking $35m (£21.5m).

Third batch of nude celeb photos leaked

As more nude pictures of celebrities like Cara Delevingne are leaked online, Newsbeat looks into The Fappening.

Brands to be added in music videos

Universal Music Group will place ads in music videos after they have been filmed in an attempt to get higher advertising revenue.

Katherine Jenkins weds US director

Singer Katherine Jenkins marries her American fiance at Hampton Court in Surrey.

Singer enters chart on streaming alone

US singer Meghan Trainor becomes the first act to enter the UK top 40 based purely on streams of her music with her hit All About The Bass.

Mad Men's Hamm to star in Black Mirror

Mad Men star Jon Hamm is to star in the Christmas special of Charlie Brooker's Black Mirror.

Redgrave to star in The Go-Between

Actress Vanessa Redgrave is to star in a BBC adaptation of period drama The Go-Between.

Corrie star Kirkbride to take break

Coronation Street actress Anne Kirkbride, who plays Deirdre Barlow, is to take an extended break from the soap, producers confirm.

VIDEO: X Men star: I don't watch my films

X Men star James Marsden talks to BBC Breakfast about his new film The Best of Me and why he has not seen the ending

VIDEO: D*Face captures stars who died young

British street artist D*Face explores the deadly side of celebrity in his new exhibit "Scars and Stripes"

VIDEO: Evan Davis makes Newsnight debut

Presenter Evan Davis made his debut on Newsnight on Monday evening. The journalist made his foray with an interview with David Cameron at the Conservative party conference

AUDIO: Classical challenge for Benedetti

The BBC is launching a campaign to get every child in the land familiar with a piece of classical music.

VIDEO: Cassetteboy: 'Law could go further'

Cassetteboy says the changes to UK law which come into force this week, allowing people to use copyright material from films, "could go further". News | Awards & Certificates | Promote Us | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Uninstall Info

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