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Love is easier for deer than people in Hungary's Oscar-nominated movie

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 8:17am
BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungarian director Ildiko Enyedi's first film in nearly two decades, nominated for the 2018 Oscar in the foreign film category, tells the story of two people searching for love - in their dreams as deer in a forest.

Body of Bollywood legend on its way home to India

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 6:04am
DUBAI (Reuters) - Dubai has handed over the body of legendary Indian actress Sridevi to Indian authorities for it to be returned home, an Indian embassy official said on Tuesday.

'American Idol' host Ryan Seacrest accused of misconduct in Variety report

Mon, 02/26/2018 - 6:17pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A former stylist for "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest on Monday accused him of sexual misconduct, although Seacrest denied the accusations last November.

Filmmaker Kevin Smith suffers 'massive heart attack'

Mon, 02/26/2018 - 2:22pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Director and actor Kevin Smith, best known as the laconic sidekick "Silent Bob" of his 1990s cult comedies, said on Monday that he suffered a "massive heart attack" after taping a standup comedy show in the Los Angeles suburb of Glendale.

The Weinstein Company says it will file for bankruptcy

Mon, 02/26/2018 - 11:54am
(Reuters) - The Weinstein Company said late on Sunday that the U.S. film studio, whose ex-chairman Harvey Weinstein has been accused of sexual harassment and assault, planned to file for bankruptcy in the coming days after talks to sell itself collapsed.

Ed Sheeran named best-selling global artist of 2017

Mon, 02/26/2018 - 11:14am
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran was named the world's best-selling artist of 2017 on Monday, thanks to his album "Divide" and singles "Shape of You" and "Perfect."

Bollywood's Sridevi drowned in bathtub after losing consciousness: Dubai police

Mon, 02/26/2018 - 10:25am
DUBAI (Reuters) - Indian actress Sridevi died from drowning in her hotel room bathtub, police in Dubai said on Monday following a post-mortem.

Oscars so scandalous: leading movies hit with backlash

Mon, 02/26/2018 - 7:06am
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - For some, "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" is a movie about an angry mother seeking justice. But others cannot get past its racist cop, who they feel is unfairly redeemed.

Rolling Stones announce first British concerts in five years

Mon, 02/26/2018 - 5:30am
LONDON (Reuters) - Rockers The Rolling Stones announced their first British concerts in five years on Monday, including shows at two different stadiums in London.

The Weinstein Company to file for bankruptcy

Mon, 02/26/2018 - 1:27am
(Reuters) - The board of directors of The Weinstein Company said late Sunday the New York film and TV studio planned to file for bankruptcy after talks to sell it collapsed, several media outlets reported.

Australia media firms join fight against Rebel Wilson's record $3.6 million defamation payout

Mon, 02/26/2018 - 12:47am
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian media companies on Monday sought to join German magazine publisher Bauer Media in fighting a record A$4.56 million ($3.6 million) defamation payout to Hollywood actress Rebel Wilson, arguing it set a dangerous precedent.

Box Office: 'Black Panther' rules with $108 million in second weekend

Sun, 02/25/2018 - 10:34am
LOS ANGELES, ( - Disney-Marvel's "Black Panther" is dominating the box office with an astounding $108 million at 4,020 North American locations -- the second-highest second weekend ever behind "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."

India's Bollywood legend Sridevi dies at 54 of cardiac arrest

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 11:12pm
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian actress Sridevi, arguably Bollywood's first female superstar, died in Dubai after cardiac arrest, media reported on Sunday. She was 54.Sridevi is survived by her husband - producer Boney Kapoor - and daughters Jhanvi and Khushi. She was in Dubai to attend a family wedding and died late on Saturday.

'Touch Me Not' wins Golden Bear top prize at Berlin film festival

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 3:52pm
BERLIN (Reuters) - "Touch Me Not", a film about intimacy and sex that shocked some viewers with explicit scenes, won the Golden Bear prize for best film at the 68th Berlin International Film Festival on Saturday.

'Touch Me Not' wins Golden Bear top prize at Berlin festival

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 1:16pm
BERLIN (Reuters) - "Touch Me Not", a film about intimacy by Romanian director Adina Pintilie, won the Golden Bear prize for best film at the 68th Berlin International Film Festival on Saturday.

Nanette Fabray, winner of Emmy and Tony awards, dead at 97

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 8:27am
(Reuters) - Nanette Fabray, a child performer in the 1920s who went on to star in Broadway musicals, dance with Fred Astaire on the big screen and win three Emmy Awards working with Sid Caesar during television's Golden Age, has died at the age of 97, media reports said.

Deeply indebted Lisa Marie Presley and manager in dueling lawsuits

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 6:26pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Lisa Marie Presley, the only daughter of Elvis Presley, says she is facing financial ruin and has filed a $100 million lawsuit accusing her former business manager of negligence and mismanaging her finances.

All that jazz: Saudis attend country's first jazz festival

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 5:46pm
RIYADH (Reuters) - Men and women swayed to music at Saudi Arabia's first-ever jazz festival on Friday, the second of a three-day outdoor event that showcases the Kingdom's recent efforts of shedding its conservative image.

Ed Sheeran searches for new lines in movie 'Songwriter'

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 3:58pm
BERLIN (Reuters) - British singer Ed Sheeran said on Friday that the hardest part of songwriting was coming up with lines that had never been written before as a new documentary detailing his creative process premiered at Berlin's international film festival.

Film about East German workers highlights united Germany's persisting divisions

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 12:52pm
BERLIN (Reuters) - A film about East German blue-collar workers casts a light on continuing east-west divisions that saw a far-right party storm into Germany's parliament last year - even if its director explicitly disavows any political message.