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Thessaloniki Film Festival Joins European Festivals Alliance

Thessaloniki International Film Festival (TIFF),  has joined Smart 7, a new cooperation network of seven European festivals from different cultural and geopolitical areas across the continent. The network was launched as an alliance to meet the current needs of the...

Film Shot In Greece, ‘Triangle of Sadness’, Nominated for 3 Oscars

Ruben Östlund's black comedy Triangle of Sadness, which was partly filmed in Greece, has been nominated for three Oscars.

Justin Bieber Sells Rights to Songs for $200m

Justin Bieber has sold his share of the rights to his music to Hipgnosis Songs Capital for a reported $200m. The firm now owns the pop star's stake in some of the biggest hits of recent years, including Baby and...

Oscar Nominations 2023: The Full List of Movie and Acting Nominees

The Oscar nominations for the 2023 Academy Awards, set to take place on March 12th, have been unveiled, with the full list now available to the public. The Academy Award of Merit, better known as the Oscar, is up for...

Plato’s Magic Ring Allegory and the Lord of the Rings

Few people would be quick to draw a connection between Plato and The Lord of the Rings, authored by epic high fantasy writer J. R. R. Tolkien. However, the ancient Greek philosopher's hypothetical Ring of Gyges bears some striking...

Elon Musk Finally Hugs Fan From Cyprus Who Camped Outside Twitter HQ

YouTube star Fidias from Cyprus also known as Fifi Panayiotou has finally met Elon Musk, his favorite hero, after spending months waiting outside Twitter headquarters. Fidias, on a mission to embrace the billionaire, had camped outside Twitter headquarters for months,...

U.S. Media Giants Announce Staff Layoffs Amid Grim Economic Climate

Several large media corporations in the US, including CNN, Vox, BuzzFeed, and The Washington Post, have announced that they will lay off significant numbers of staff. Journalists across the country could be facing unemployment in what increasingly appears to be...

Greek Classic Cinema Actor Nikos Xanthopoulos Dies at 89

Nikos Xanthopoulos, one of the most prominent actors of Greek classical cinema, has passed away at the age of 89 from chronic heart disease. Xanthopoulos had been hospitalized and remained in intensive care at a hospital in Athens, Greece for...

World’s Largest Pizza Breaks Guiness World Record

Pizza lovers have cause to rejoice, the world's largest pizza has been unveiled in Los Angeles! Pizza Hut teamed up with YouTube star Airrack (Eric Decker) to produce the truly colossal pizza. The Guinness World Record-breaking pizza was produced as...

Buzz Aldrin, Second Man to Walk on the Moon, Marries at Age 93

Buzz Aldrin, the legendary astronaut of Apollo 11 fame, married his longtime girlfriend Dr. Anca Faur at the age of ninety-three. Aldrin is renowned for being the second man to step foot on the moon in 1969. Faur, aged sixty-three,...

Turkey Slams The Economist over Erdogan’s ‘Looming Dictatorship’ Cover

On Thursday, Fahrettin Altun, the communication director of Turkey, slammed the London-based weekly The Economist for creating "cheap propaganda" on the country. The cover of this week's magazine is titled "Turkey's looming dictatorship." The Economist is calling on outsiders to...

Peter Andre Taught His Children Greek so They Can Speak to Grandparents

Greek Cypriot singer and TV personality Peter Andre revealed recently he taught his children Greek so they can communicate with their grandparents. Andre, born Peter James Andrea in London, recalled the moment his mother chatted with his son. Writing in...

Alec Baldwin to Be Charged With Manslaughter Over “Rust” Shooting

American actor and producer Alec Baldwin will reportedly face charges of involuntary manslaughter for the accidental killing of Halyna Hutchins during the filming of the movie Rust. Hutchins, who was working as a cinematographer on the movie, was killed when...

Jennifer Aniston’s New Netflix Movie Premieres March 31st

Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler star in a new Netflix crime comedy movie Murder Mystery 2 set to be released on March 31st. The first Murder Mystery follows New York cop Nick Spitz (Sandler), who takes his wife Audrey (Aniston)...

Elon Musk’s Name Appears in 69-Year-Old Book About Space Travel

Elon Musk, the tech billionaire and once richest person in the world, has promised to bring humans to Mars by 2024. But was his mission predicted nearly 70 years ago in a fiction book? Musk has cryptically tweeted in the...