Celebrities

Sex, politics, media converge in ‘The Front Runner’

Sex, politics, media converge in ‘The Front Runner’

Published 09/09/2018

TORONTO (Reuters) - “The Front Runner” tells the story of the fall 30 years ago of U.S. Senator Gary Hart over allegations of an affair, [more…]

Melissa McCarthy transforms for ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’

Melissa McCarthy transforms for ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’

Published 09/09/2018

TORONTO (Reuters) - Melissa McCarthy turns away from comedy in “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” transforming into a dowdy, cranky woman with disheveled hair and [more…]

‘Shimmering’ Mexican drama ‘Roma’ wins Venice for Cuaron and Netflix

‘Shimmering’ Mexican drama ‘Roma’ wins Venice for Cuaron and Netflix

Published 08/09/2018

VENICE, Italy (Reuters) - Oscar-winning director Alfonso Cuaron’s “Roma” won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival on Saturday, bringing Netflix its first major [more…]

‘The Hate U Give’ aims to inspire dialogue on racism in U.S.

‘The Hate U Give’ aims to inspire dialogue on racism in U.S.

Published 08/09/2018

TORONTO (Reuters) - New movie “The Hate U Give” has won attention for its unflinching spotlight on the police shootings of black men that have [more…]

Stolen ruby slippers used in Wizard of Oz recovered by FBI

Stolen ruby slippers used in Wizard of Oz recovered by FBI

Published 05/09/2018

(Reuters) - A pair of ruby slippers worth millions that were featured in the movie “The Wizard of Oz” and stolen from a Judy Garland [more…]

Trauma and pop music collide in Natalie Portman’s ‘Vox Lux’

Trauma and pop music collide in Natalie Portman’s ‘Vox Lux’

Published 04/09/2018

VENICE, Italy (Reuters) - In 2010, Natalie Portman opened the Venice Film Festival as a tormented ballerina in “Black Swan” - a role which earned [more…]

No L.A. sex charges for Spacey, Seagal, Anthony Anderson

No L.A. sex charges for Spacey, Seagal, Anthony Anderson

Published 04/09/2018

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Los Angeles District Attorney’s office said on Tuesday it would not prosecute actor Kevin Spacey on a 1992 sexual assault [more…]

Clapton, Churchill among those honored by Royal Albert Hall ‘Walk…

Clapton, Churchill among those honored by Royal Albert Hall ‘Walk…

Published 04/09/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - London’s Royal Albert Hall, which has hosted some of the biggest names in entertainment, politics and sport, is getting a Hollywood-style Walk [more…]

Thom Yorke follows Radiohead bandmate Greenwood with first film…

Thom Yorke follows Radiohead bandmate Greenwood with first film…

Published 04/09/2018

VENICE, Italy (Reuters) - Thom Yorke has produced some “really frightening noises” for horror movie “Suspiria” - his first venture into making a film soundtrack [more…]

Willem Dafoe plays tormented genius Van Gogh in Venice biopic

Willem Dafoe plays tormented genius Van Gogh in Venice biopic

Published 04/09/2018

VENICE, Italy (Reuters) - With his ginger beard, straw hat and a sad, wounded expression, Willem Dafoe looks uncannily like a Vincent Van Gogh self-portrait, [more…]