(Reuters) – Actor Kevin Spacey has apologized for an alleged attempt to seduce a 14-year-old boy more than 30 years ago, an encounter the two-time Oscar winner denied recalling but attributed to drunkenness as he also came out as a gay man on Twitter.
Rohingya refugees flee Myanmar for a new life in Malaysia only to suffer continued violence in the film, “Aqerat (We the Dead)”, which paints a complicated portrait of a young woman caught up in human trafficking.
Fats Domino (Reuters) – Fats Domino, who brought rolling New Orleans boogie-woogie piano to early rock ‘n’ roll in chart-topping hits such as “Blueberry Hill” and “Ain’t That a Shame,” has died at the age of 89, officials said today.
(Reuters) – Two-time Emmy Award-winning actor Robert Guillaume, who became one of the most prominent black actors on U.S.
MUMBAI/ABUJA, (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Two major Bollywood rape-revenge dramas released in 2017 had beefy heroes take on men or gangs who had sexually assaulted their wives or daughters.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – David Letterman, a pioneering entertainer who was the longest-running host of late-night TV in U.S.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences expelled Oscar-winning producer Harvey Weinstein on Saturday, after allegations that he sexually harassed or assaulted a number of women over the past three decades.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Meryl Streep and Judi Dench, two of Hollywood’s most respected actresses, lashed out at movie producer Harvey Weinstein yesterday but said they were unaware of his decades of alleged sexual harassment of women.
By Laya Maheshwari (BBC) In India, a film can often face pre-release hurdles.
LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) – “Blade Runner 2049” is heading for a downbeat $31.5 million opening weekend at 4,058 sites in North America.
STOCKHOLM, (Reuters) – Kazuo Ishiguro, the British author of “The Remains of the Day”, won the Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday for a run of “exquisite” novels that the award body said mixed Franz Kafka with Jane Austen.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Oscar-winning movie producer Harvey Weinstein yesterday threatened to sue the New York Times after it reported that he had been the target of sexual harassment complaints.
SINGAPORE, (Reuters) – Aamir Khan, the Bollywood superstar with a conscience, says his next movie about a small town teenage girl who uses the Internet to become a singing sensation will be much bigger than his last film, which was India’s highest grossing ever.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Life has been tough for Shania Twain in the past decade, but the Canadian country-pop artist who ruled the charts in the late 1990s is hitting a high note again in her career.
MUMBAI, (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – An elderly woman seeks a Mills & Boon romance with her swimming coach in Hindi film, ‘Lipstick Under My Burqa’, that battled the Indian censors ahead of its release in theatres last month and is now going strong on streaming service Amazon Prime.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Emmy-winning comedic actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus said on Thursday that she was battling breast cancer and highlighted the case for universal healthcare.
Colin Firth‘Loving’ premiere, 69th Cannes Film Festival, France – 16 May 2016 ROME, (Reuters) – British actor Colin Firth, who has often played the role of a quintessential Englishman in his many films, has become an Italian citizen, Italy’s Interior Ministry said.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – “The Handmaid’s Tale” and political comedy “Veep” won the top prizes at the Emmy awards on Sunday, but satirical sketch show “Saturday Night Live” won the most Emmys overall on the back of a season of Donald Trump spoofs.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Satirical sketch show “Saturday Night Live’ took the Emmys by storm yesterday, winning three early awards in a ceremony marked by multiple jabs at U.S.
TORONTO, (Reuters) – A documentary about the life of renowned guitarist Eric Clapton does not attempt to whitewash over the darker side of the hard-drinking musician’s life, even though it is directed by his longtime friend, filmmaker Lili Fini Zanuck said Monday.
Harry Dean Stanton (Reuters) – Harry Dean Stanton, whose scruffy looks and off-beat demeanor made him a favorite of directors seeking a character actor to add eccentricity or melancholy to the screen, died on Friday from natural causes, his agent said.
LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) – A disastrous domestic summer box office is ending on a low note.
VENICE, (Reuters) – Music video “Thriller” was not the product of a brilliant idea but was made because pop star Michael Jackson wanted to be a monster, director John Landis said at the Venice film festival on Monday.
VENICE, (Reuters) – Jane Fonda wishes the sex scene in her new movie with Robert Redford lasted longer, the 79-year-old American actress said as their latest screen collaboration “Our Souls at Night” premiered at the Venice film festival on Friday.