Film

Timeline: The Harvey Weinstein story – from studio to courtroom in 40 years

Timeline: The Harvey Weinstein story – from studio to courtroom in 40 years

Published 07/01/2020

(Reuters) - Here is a timeline recounting the highs and lows over 40 years in the life of Harvey Weinstein. Once one of Hollywood’s most [more…]

‘Cats’ star Derulo says ‘reviews don’t matter’ after critics claw musical film

‘Cats’ star Derulo says ‘reviews don’t matter’ after critics claw musical film

Published 21/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - “Cats” star Jason Derulo has hit back at critics who have slammed the film adaptation of the hit stage musical, calling the [more…]

‘Rise of Skywalker’ battles to $40 million domestic opening night

‘Rise of Skywalker’ battles to $40 million domestic opening night

Published 20/12/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The highly anticipated movie “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” collected $40 million in U.S. and Canadian ticket sales on its [more…]

Family of ‘Walking Dead’ stuntman awarded $8.6 million after fatal fall

Family of ‘Walking Dead’ stuntman awarded $8.6 million after fatal fall

Published 20/12/2019

(Reuters) - The estate of a stuntman who died after falling 20 feet onto a concrete floor on a set of the AMC horror series [more…]

Netflix says ‘Klaus’ is a hit with nearly 30 million views worldwide

Netflix says ‘Klaus’ is a hit with nearly 30 million views worldwide

Published 19/12/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Netflix Inc’s (NFLX.O) animated holiday movie “Klaus” has been watched in nearly 30 million households worldwide during its first month, landing [more…]

Lengthy takes and mile-long trenches: the making of Mendes’ war drama “1917”

Lengthy takes and mile-long trenches: the making of Mendes’ war drama “1917”

Published 19/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Presenting his World War One battlefield movie “1917” as a single shot had pros and cons for Oscar winning director Sam Mendes. [more…]

‘Rise of Skywalker’ reviews among most critical in ‘Star Wars’ galaxy

‘Rise of Skywalker’ reviews among most critical in ‘Star Wars’ galaxy

Published 18/12/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co’s highly anticipated “Star Wars” movie “The Rise of Skywalker” divided film critics on Wednesday, earning more detractors than [more…]

Box Office: ‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ Levels Up With $60 Million Debut, ‘Richard Jewell’ Stumbles

Box Office: ‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ Levels Up With $60 Million Debut, ‘Richard Jewell’ Stumbles

Published 16/12/2019

(This Dec. 15 story corrects headline to give full name of new Jumanji movie) By Rebecca Rubin LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - It’s shaping up to [more…]

‘Bridget Jones’ actor Colin Firth and wife split after 22 years

‘Bridget Jones’ actor Colin Firth and wife split after 22 years

Published 13/12/2019

(Reuters) - British actor Colin Firth and his Italian wife on Friday announced they had split up after 22 years of marriage. Firth, 59, known [more…]

Actor Danny Aiello of ‘Do the Right Thing’ dead at age 86

Actor Danny Aiello of ‘Do the Right Thing’ dead at age 86

Published 13/12/2019

(Reuters) - Danny Aiello, a veteran stage and film actor remembered for his roles in Spike Lee’s “Do the Right Thing,” Woody Allen’s “The Purple [more…]