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'Superman' actress Margot Kidder dies at age 69

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 12:59pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actress Margot Kidder, best known for playing Lois Lane in the "Superman" films in the 1970s and 1980s, has died at the age of 69, a funeral home in Montana said on Monday.

Wenders film shows 'emotional giant' Pope Francis

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 11:56am
CANNES, France (Reuters) - Viewers hoping Wim Wenders' documentary about Pope Francis will be a critical portrait of the head of the Catholic Church will be disappointed. The German director makes no excuses for the fact this is a work of love for a man he respects.

Forty years after 'Grease', Travolta's back in Cannes

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 11:16am
CANNES, France (Reuters) - Fans of high school musical "Grease" are in for a treat if they can make it to the French Riviera this week.

Salma Hayek calls for male stars to get pay cut

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 9:31am
CANNES, France (Reuters) - Mexican-American actress Salma Hayek, a vocal campaigner against sexual harassment in the movie industry, said on Sunday male stars should get less pay as way to even things up with chronically underpaid women.

Box Office: 'Avengers: Infinity War' Stays Strong With $61 Million Third Weekend

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 6:00pm
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Avengers: Infinity War" has maintained its staying power at the domestic box office.

Banned director's Cannes film gives Iranian take on women in film

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 2:10pm
CANNES, France (Reuters) - Despite being banned from making movies, Jafar Panahi delivered one at Cannes which tackles the hot topic of the moment: the problems women actors face in a male-dominated world.

Cannes Film Festival faces new era after #MeToo "tectonic shift"

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 9:01am
CANNES, France (Reuters) - The Cannes Film Festival is taking place for the first time since sexual harassment allegations shocked the global movie industry and led to the creation of the "Me Too" movement to demand greater respect for and representation of women.

Feminist war movie captures zeitgeist at Cannes

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 8:32am
CANNES, France (Reuters) - "When they hear our female voices, they tremble with fear," says the heroine of "Girls of the Sun", a feminist war movie that captured the zeitgeist at a Cannes Film Festival dominated by the issue of women's rights.

Israel's Netta Barzilai wins Eurovision Song Contest

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 7:52pm
LISBON (Reuters) - Israel's Netta Barzilai won the Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon on Saturday, bringing Israel its fourth victory in the glitzy pageant, watched by over 200 million people around the world, and the right to host the event next year.

Israel wins Eurovision Song Contest for fourth time

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 6:39pm
LISBON (Reuters) - Israel's Netta Barzilai won the Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon on Saturday, bringing Israel its fourth victory in the glitzy pageant, watched by over 200 million people around the world, and the right to host the event next year.

Women take over the red carpet at Cannes

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 12:34pm
CANNES, France (Reuters) - Jane Fonda, Salma Hayek and Marion Cotillard were among 82 women who made a symbolic walk up the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday, in a demonstration of solidarity for women struggling for a voice in the movie industry.

Godard injects anarchic spirit at Cannes with small screen cameo

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 7:51am
CANNES, France (Reuters) - Jean-Luc Godard showed he is still the great disrupter on Saturday by turning a Cannes Film Festival news conference into what one critic called "a weird cinematic event".

When Harry weds Meghan: A week until Britain's royal wedding

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 1:16am
WINDSOR, England (Reuters) - Britain's Prince Harry weds American actress Meghan Markle next Saturday in a union of youthful royalty and Hollywood glamour expected to reinvigorate the venerable House of Windsor.

'Solo' lands in 'Star Wars' galaxy and cast puts drama behind

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 8:32pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The latest "Star Wars" movie did not have a smooth flight to the screen, but the director and cast of "Solo" say the scramble to remake the movie ultimately paid off, with early reaction ahead of the May 25 launch largely positive.

On the poster, but not the carpet, Godard fails to show up in Cannes

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 12:33pm
CANNES, France (Reuters) - Jean-Luc Godard is everywhere at Cannes this year, with an image from his 1965 New Wave classic "Pierrot le Fou" gracing the film festival's poster. But the man himself was nowhere to be seen when his latest movie premiered on Friday.

Story of doomed love 'Cold War' wows Cannes festival

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 7:37am
CANNES, France (Reuters) - Oscar-winner Pawel Pawlikowski denies he is nostalgic for the Cold War, but its geopolitical tensions and lack of modern technological distractions make it the perfect era in which to stage a doomed love story, he said on Friday.

'Star Wars' spaceship lands at Disney's 'Solo' premiere in Hollywood

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 3:03am
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A giant replica of the Millennium Falcon towered over Hollywood Boulevard and Chewbacca walked the red carpet at Thursday's world premiere of "Solo: A Star Wars Story," a movie about the early years of the space saga's famous smuggler.

Broadway's 'Mockingbird' play to go ahead after dispute settled

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 1:11am
(Reuters) - The producer of a Broadway adaptation of Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird" and the author's estate have settled a legal dispute over the Aaron Sorkin-penned script, which will allow the production to go head on schedule.

Spotify removes R. Kelly's music from playlists after boycott campaign

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 6:30pm
(Reuters) - American R&B singer R. Kelly's music was removed from playlists and recommendations on Spotify, the streaming service said on Thursday, after a campaign to boycott the singer who has been accused of sexual misconduct.

Harvey Weinstein's estranged wife says accusations sickened her

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 2:34pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The estranged wife of producer Harvey Weinstein, designer Georgina Chapman, on Thursday broke her silence on accusations of sexual misconduct against him, saying they sickened her.

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