November 28th @ 5:32 PM GMT
Yahoo! Asghar Farhadi stepped out into the biting winter Tehran air clutching his Oscar, taken aback by the huge crowd waiting at the airport to crown him Iran's next national hero. ''I tried to go surreptitiously, precisely to avoid any kind of scene, and somehow they had managed to glean what day I was arriving and there were crowds at the airport,'' Farhadi remembers. The best foreign language win for Farhadi's ''A Separation'' prompted nationwide celebration as millions of Iranians b... (Entertainment)
November 28th @ 1:22 PM GMT
Yahoo! The wife of President Vladimir Putin's spokesman faced a storm of criticism on Monday for performing a Holocaust-themed ice-dancing routine with striped costumes based on concentration camp uniforms. Tatiana Navka, an Olympic ice dancing champion who is married to Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, performed the pirouetting routine with actor Andrei Burkovsky on a prime-time celebrity skating show on Saturday. The routine was set to a song from 1997 Oscar-winning Italian film ''Life is Bea... (Entertainment)
November 28th @ 4:09 AM GMT
Yahoo! Differing Chinese and Western expectations over marriage provided the inspiration for Zhang Mo's directorial debut, ''Suddenly Seventeen,'' which she says is about encouraging young women to ''explore a little further'' before they settle down. (Entertainment)
November 28th @ 3:14 AM GMT
Yahoo! China's government has announced plans to build a $2 billion film studio as part of a national push to expand its cultural influence. (Entertainment)
November 28th @ 2:31 AM GMT
Yahoo! China's government has announced plans to build a $2 billion film studio, in the latest example of a national push to expand its cultural influence. (Entertainment)
November 28th @ 1:34 AM GMT
Yahoo! ESPN says the Michigan-Ohio State double-overtime thriller drew more than 16.6 million viewers, making it the most-watched college football game this season. (Entertainment)
November 27th @ 7:25 PM GMT
Yahoo! The head of the CBS News is scheduled to speak Nov. 30 in New Orleans. (Entertainment)
November 27th @ 4:56 PM GMT
Yahoo! Disney's South Pacific animated tale ''Moana'' fell short of a ''Frozen''-sized debut, but it nevertheless dominated the Thanksgiving box office with an estimated $81.1 million over the five-day weekend. (Entertainment)
November 27th @ 4:43 PM GMT
Yahoo! New York's cityscape reverberates with pounding jackhammers and blaring car horns, but it's the cacophonous subway that perhaps best epitomizes the bustling metropolis. A chorus of voices sans instrumental accompaniment will soon bring the transit system's rhythms to Broadway, the first time the famous theater district will host an a cappella show. (Entertainment)
November 26th @ 10:56 PM GMT
Yahoo! Ron Glass, a prolific character actor best known for his role as Detective Ron Harris, the handsome, good-natured cop in the long-running comedy series ''Barney Miller,'' has died. He was 71. (Entertainment)