The last of six films adapted from J.R.R. Tolkien's books took S$73.9 million on its debut weekend. -AFP
She was famous for her intense collaboration with playwright Samuel Beckett who wrote several roles for her. -AFP
Madonna and Sony Pictures both were separately torpedoed by major hacks this month, in what the pop icon called "crazy times." -AFP
Austrian crooner Udo Juergens died due to heart attack. -AFP
To get a closer look during the filming, this reporter went before the camera in late October in the role of an extra. -Yomiuri Shinbun/ANN
The songs will appear on the pop icon's first album in three years, Rebel Heart, which comes out in March. -AFP
Ex-Girls' Generation member Jessica Jung is focusing on her brand, but does not rule out making a musical comeback. -ST
Nicholas Tse batted away talk that he is to wed lover Faye Wong, as the media asked him if he planned to settle down in Beijing. -ST
Elton John married long-time partner David Furnish at their Windsor estate on Sunday, the ninth anniversary of their civil partnership, with the singer posting evidence on social media. -AFP
Around 50 guests, including David and Victoria Beckham, have been invited to the ceremony, due to take place at their home in Windsor, west of London. -AFP