Film

Coming to ‘Star Wars’: Emotional end for Skywalkers, and then what?

Coming to ‘Star Wars’: Emotional end for Skywalkers, and then what?

Published 13/12/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The next “Star Wars” movie arrives in theaters on Thursday promising an epic conclusion to three trilogies over four decades and [more…]

‘Bombshell’ film probes sexual harassment’s ‘gray spaces’

‘Bombshell’ film probes sexual harassment’s ‘gray spaces’

Published 12/12/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - “Bombshell” tells the story of how sexual harassment accusations brought down the powerful creator of Fox News, but rather than taking [more…]

Ballerina Francesca Hayward leaps from stage to screen in ‘Cats’

Ballerina Francesca Hayward leaps from stage to screen in ‘Cats’

Published 12/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - British ballerina Francesca Hayward is getting ready to take a leap from stage to the silver screen, with a star turn in [more…]

‘Bombshell’ leads movie contenders for Hollywood’s SAG awards

‘Bombshell’ leads movie contenders for Hollywood’s SAG awards

Published 12/12/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - “Bombshell,” a drama about sexual harassment allegations at Fox News, led the movie nominees for the Screen Actors Guild Awards on [more…]

Box Office: ‘Frozen 2’ remains victorious, ‘Playmobil’ bombs

Box Office: ‘Frozen 2’ remains victorious, ‘Playmobil’ bombs

Published 08/12/2019

LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - “Frozen 2” dominated box office charts for the third weekend in a row as Disney’s animated sequel scored another $34.7 million [more…]

‘Tosca’ with a touch of cinema enthrals Milan’s La Scala at opening night

‘Tosca’ with a touch of cinema enthrals Milan’s La Scala at opening night

Published 07/12/2019

MILAN (Reuters) - “Tosca”, Giacomo Puccini’s opera about a diva prepared to do anything for love, was given a cinematic flavor as it opened La [more…]

Prosecutors seek to up Harvey Weinstein’s bail, citing violations

Prosecutors seek to up Harvey Weinstein’s bail, citing violations

Published 07/12/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has at times failed to wear a required electronic tracking device, New York prosecutors said Friday, asking [more…]

‘Irishman’ draws 17 million U.S. viewers on Netflix, Nielsen estimates

‘Irishman’ draws 17 million U.S. viewers on Netflix, Nielsen estimates

Published 06/12/2019

(Reuters) - Martin Scorsese’s new gangster film “The Irishman” was watched by an estimated 17.1 million Americans in its first five days of release on [more…]

A year in showbiz: court drama, box office records and a young billionaire

A year in showbiz: court drama, box office records and a young billionaire

Published 02/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - From the world’s youngest self-made billionaire to celebrities in court, the world of entertainment produced a wide array of headlines this year. [more…]

Box Office: ‘Frozen 2’ Sets Thanksgiving Record, ‘Knives Out’ Scores

Box Office: ‘Frozen 2’ Sets Thanksgiving Record, ‘Knives Out’ Scores

Published 01/12/2019

LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - Disney’s “Frozen 2” stuffed the box office competition during Thanksgiving, generating $85.2 million over the weekend and a record-setting $123.7 million [more…]