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Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko has died aged 84

Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko has died in the US aged 84 from a cardiac arrest. Yevtushenko championed greater freedom in artistic and literary expression in post-Stalin Russia. In his poetry he focused on war atrocities and denounced antisemitism and tyrannical dictators, denouncing Joseph Stalin.

Oscar-nominated actor Sir John Hurt has died

The Oscar-nominated actor Sir John Hurt has died aged 77. After a career that spanned over 50 years in television, film and voice work, the actor received Academy Award nominations for playing a heroin addict in "Midnight Express" and the tortured John Merrick in David Lynch's "The Elephant Man." The latest role was a difficult task: he endured eight hours in the makeup chair daily to transform into John Merrick.

Disney movies producer company is confronting with the gay controversy in the society

After Disney company introduced the first homosexual kissing scene in the cartoon “Star vs. the World” followed by announcement of an “exclusively gay moment” in the new live-action version of the “Beauty and the Beast,” many offensive reactions appeared. Especially conservative Christians who still believe in traditional marriage made publicly a radical position.

Peter Blatty, the man who wrote “The Exorcist”, died aged 89

The writer and filmmaker William Peter Blatty, the man who wrote The Exorcist, died late this week at a hospital in Bethesda, Maryland, aged 89, of multiple myeloma, a form of blood cancer. "The Exorcist" was published in 1971, followed two years later by the film of the same name. It  was a best-selling novel and Oscar-winning movie the first horror film  nominated for a Best Picture Oscar.

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