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Nolan's 'Dunkirk' builds suspense of war without the gore

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 2:02pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - For the filmmaker who re-imagined Batman as "The Dark Knight" and explored deep space in "Interstellar," the story of British troops trapped on a French beach during World War Two may seem like an unlikely draw.

Kenny Rogers, Dolly Parton to team up one last time in Nashville

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 1:20pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Country music star Kenny Rogers is planning to take a final bow with Dolly Parton in a Nashville concert celebrating his 60-year career.

Sheeran exits Twitter stage after mixed 'Game of Thrones' cameo reviews

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 8:39am
LONDON (Reuters) - Ed Sheeran's Twitter page has vanished, prompting speculation that the music star has quit the social media platform after voicing discomfort with abuse directed at him on it.

Netflix wins international Crown with original shows

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 7:03am
(Reuters) - Twenty years after Reed Hastings co-founded Netflix Inc, and a decade after the company introduced video streaming, it hit another milestone - one that is key to its ability to sustain its scorching pace of growth.

Singer R. Kelly denies BuzzFeed article accusing him of 'cult'

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 6:45pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - R&B singer R. Kelly on Monday denied an article by U.S. media outlet BuzzFeed News that he was keeping a household of young women in a "cult" atmosphere.

Charlize Theron on a mission to defy gender norms in 'Atomic Blonde'

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 5:37pm
BERLIN (Reuters) - Oscar-winning actress Charlize Theron said she hoped to even the playing field in the male-dominated spy film genre with her latest role as a deadly agent in action-thriller movie "Atomic Blonde."

Netflix's subscriber growth beats on new shows

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 3:36pm
(Reuters) - Netflix Inc added more U.S. and international subscribers than expected in the second quarter as new original shows such as "13 Reasons Why" as well as the latest season of hit political drama "House of Cards" helped attract more viewers.

Jay-Z's '4:44' finally makes it to Billboard 200 chart at No. 1

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 1:34pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Jay-Z's new confessional and political release, "4:44," finally entered the Billboard 200 album chart, storming to the top spot and scoring his 14th No. 1 release.

Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau dead at 89

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 7:54pm
(Reuters) - Martin Landau, a star of the 1960s television series "Mission: Impossible" who made a late-career comeback with an Academy Award-winning performance in the 1994 film "Ed Wood," died on Saturday at age 89, his publicist said on Sunday.

George A. Romero, father of zombie movies, dies at 77

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 6:37pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - George A. Romero, creator of the zombie film genre with "Night of the Living Dead" and a series of sequels that left a lasting impact on horror movies, died of lung cancer in a Toronto hospital on Sunday, his business partner said. He was 77.

Box Office: 'War for the Planet of the Apes' Tops 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' With $56.5 Million

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 5:13pm
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "War for the Planet of the Apes" is officially the box office champ, during a weekend that demands a close look.

BBC names first female 'Doctor Who'

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 11:44am
LONDON (Reuters) - The lead role in British sci-fi television series "Doctor Who" will be played by a woman for the first time in its more than 50-year history, the BBC said on Sunday.

Singer Aaron Carter arrested in Georgia

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 12:02am
(Reuters) - Singer Aaron Carter was arrested on Saturday in Georgia and charged with driving under the influence and possession of marijuana, according to media reports.

Disney's princesses break with tradition in 'Wreck-It Ralph 2'

Sat, 07/15/2017 - 8:18pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (Reuters) - Disney princesses wearing sweat pants and discussing their flaws in a scene from upcoming animated movie "Wreck-It Ralph 2" became the most talked-about moment on Friday at Disney's annual D23 convention. 

Disney builds buzz with superheroes, 'Star Wars' and 'Mary Poppins'

Sat, 07/15/2017 - 5:24pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Avengers, Mary Poppins and Luke Skywalker brought star power to Walt Disney Co's annual D23 fan convention on Saturday, as the studio drummed up excitement for upcoming films including a live-action "Lion King," "Aladdin" and "Dumbo."

Fired Kermit the Frog puppeteer 'devastated' for failing his hero

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 2:05pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The man who voiced Kermit the Frog for 27 years wrote an emotional letter about being fired, saying he was "devastated to have failed in my duty to my hero."

Stuntman died from fall on 'Walking Dead' set: coroner

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 1:30pm
ATLANTA (Reuters) - A veteran stuntman died this week from injuries sustained when he fell from a height of 20 feet to a concrete floor on a production set for the AMC horror series "The Walking Dead," a Georgia coroner said on Friday.

Rapper DMX faces court appearance on U.S. tax evasion charges

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 10:36am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rap artist and Hollywood actor DMX was headed to federal court in New York City on Friday for his arraignment on charges he avoided paying $1.7 million in taxes.

One Direction star joins Prince Harry on 'Dunkirk' red carpet

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 7:53am
LONDON (Reuters) - Two Harrys -- one pop and the other British royalty -- proved the biggest hits on the red carpet at the world premiere of director Christopher Nolan's new film, "Dunkirk".

Pop star Beyonce posts first pictures of twins on Instagram

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 1:14am
(Reuters) - Pop star Beyonce posted the first pictures of her twins, Sir Carter and Rumi, in an Instagram post on Friday.