Film

Scaled-down Czech film festival opens in empty auditorium

Scaled-down Czech film festival opens in empty auditorium

Published 03/07/2020

PRAGUE (Reuters) - A Czech film festival disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic unveiled a scaled-down programme of movies on Friday with an opening ceremony in [more…]

Harry Potter fan sites step back from Rowling over transgender views

Harry Potter fan sites step back from Rowling over transgender views

Published 02/07/2020

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Two of the biggest Harry Potter fan sites on Thursday distanced themselves from author J.K. Rowling because of her beliefs on [more…]

Hollywood weighs how to foster lasting Black inclusion

Hollywood weighs how to foster lasting Black inclusion

Published 02/07/2020

(Reuters) - Hollywood came under intense scrutiny for a lack of diversity in 2015 when the #OscarsSoWhite movement spotlighted the dearth of Black nominees for [more…]

Cineworld delays U.S., UK cinema reopenings to end of July

Cineworld delays U.S., UK cinema reopenings to end of July

Published 30/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Cineworld (CINE.L) on Tuesday delayed the reopening of its cinemas in the United States and Britain until the end of July, citing [more…]

Los Angeles delays movie theater reopenings after rise in coronavirus cases

Los Angeles delays movie theater reopenings after rise in coronavirus cases

Published 30/06/2020

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Monday announced he was taking a “hard pause” on when movie theaters in the city [more…]

Soundtracks from Italian cinema’s golden age get new lease of life

Published 29/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Soundtracks from the golden age of Italian cinema are to be made available to a new generation of music and film lovers [more…]

Russian prosecutor seeks six-year jail term for director who poked fun at authorities: RIA

Russian prosecutor seeks six-year jail term for director who poked fun at authorities: RIA

Published 22/06/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian prosecutors asked a court in Moscow on Monday to sentence prominent film and theatre director Kirill Serebrennikov to six years in [more…]

Film, pop stars line up for global COVID-19 fundraising gig

Film, pop stars line up for global COVID-19 fundraising gig

Published 22/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - International music and film stars will headline a globally televised and streamed fundraising concert on Saturday to help fight COVID-19 as part [more…]

After backlash, AMC says it will require masks at all U.S. theaters

After backlash, AMC says it will require masks at all U.S. theaters

Published 19/06/2020

(Reuters) - AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc said Friday it will require guests to wear face masks at all of its U.S. movie theaters when they [more…]

Kelly Clarkson, Zac Efron to get stars on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Kelly Clarkson, Zac Efron to get stars on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Published 18/06/2020

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - “American Idol” winner Kelly Clarkson, actor Zac Efron and British star Benedict Cumberbatch are among celebrities who will be getting a [more…]