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Linklater's war veteran comedy speaks to modern America, says star

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 3:11pm
LONDON (Reuters) - "Last Flag Flying", a comedy-drama about Vietnam war veterans, will resonate with Trump's America, despite, or perhaps because of, its period setting, actor Bryan Cranston said on Sunday after a screening at the London Film Festival.

Box Office: 'Blade Runner 2049' Fades to $31.5 Million Opening Weekend

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 12:44pm
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Blade Runner 2049" is heading for a downbeat $31.5 million opening weekend at 4,058 sites in North America.

Jason Aldean opens 'Saturday Night Live' with tribute to Las Vegas victims

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 2:45am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jason Aldean, who was performing on stage when a gunman fired down on a Las Vegas concert killing 58 people, made a surprise appearance on "Saturday Night Live," paying tribute to the victims of the worst-ever U.S. mass shooting with a song by the late Tom Petty.

Trump says 'not surprised' by Weinstein sexual harassment allegations

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 6:05pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump, whose presidential campaign was jolted a year ago by the release of a recording in which he boasted about groping women, said on Saturday he was not surprised by sexual harassment allegations against media mogul Harvey Weinstein.

Rapper Nelly arrested on sexual assault allegation

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 2:11pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Grammy-winning rapper Nelly was arrested near Seattle early on Saturday after a woman accused him of sexually assaulting her on a tour bus, police said.

Weinstein on indefinite leave as company investigates allegations

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 7:30pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Co-chairman Harvey Weinstein was taking an indefinite leave from the Weinstein Co, the film production company said on Friday, adding it will conduct an internal investigation into the New York Times' report of sexual harassment allegations against one of the most powerful men in Hollywood.

Democrats donate Weinstein funds after sex harassment allegations

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 5:16pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Democratic National Committee (DNC) said on Friday it was re-routing some $30,000 in donations from Hollywood movie producer Harvey Weinstein following sexual harassment allegations against him in The New York Times.

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Latin stars sing for Puerto Rico relief

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 11:02am
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Hamilton" musical creator Lin-Manuel Miranda on Friday released a new song for hurricane relief charity efforts in Puerto Rico featuring many of the music industry's biggest Latin stars.

'Mudbound' filmmaker on movie's exploration of racial divide

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 8:02pm
LONDON (Reuters) - The saga of two families pitted against a barbaric social hierarchy in the Mississippi Delta after World War Two explores a racial divide that is relevant even today, the filmmaker of new movie "Mudbound" said.

Audrey Hepburn's son sues children's charity over use of mother's name

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 6:38pm
(Reuters) - A son of the late actress and humanitarian Audrey Hepburn on Thursday sued a children's charity bearing her name to stop it from putting the Hepburn name on a wide array of clothing, handbags, portraits, umbrellas and other items.

Harvey Weinstein threatens to sue New York Times over harassment story

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 5:16pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Oscar-winning movie producer Harvey Weinstein on Thursday threatened to sue the New York Times after it reported that he had been the target of sexual harassment complaints.

Hollywood's Harvey Weinstein takes leave after sex harassment claims

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 2:50pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Oscar-winning movie producer Harvey Weinstein said he was taking a leave of absence from his company and seeking therapy after the New York Times reported on Thursday that he had been the target of sexual harassment complaints.

Doping: IOC in denial over drugs says Icarus film director

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 11:09am
LONDON (Reuters) - The man who helped expose Russia's massive doping regime says the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is still in denial over the performance-enhancing drug use and would rather sweep it under the carpet than take meaningful action.

Bon Jovi, Radiohead among Brit-heavy Rock Hall of Fame nominees

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 7:14am
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Livin' on a Prayer" rocker Bon Jovi, British singer Kate Bush and influential English alt-rock band Radiohead were nominated on Thursday for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on a list heavy with British artists.

Protests disrupt London Film Festival in cinema wage dispute

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 6:53am
LONDON (Reuters) - Protesters chanted and waved banners at the opening of the BFI London Film Festival as a long-running staff pay dispute with a cinema chain spilled over into red carpet territory.

Cosby accuser asks U.S. appeals court to revive defamation lawsuit

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 1:05pm
BOSTON (Reuters) - A lawyer for an actress who claims Bill Cosby raped her in 1974 told a U.S. appeals court on Wednesday that the comedian "destroyed" her reputation by calling her a liar after she came forward with her allegations in a 2014 newspaper interview.

Lights, camera, action: London's Film Festival opens

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 11:14am
LONDON (Reuters) - Red carpets are being unrolled as the British capital prepares to play host to some of international cinema's big names for the 12 days of the London Film Festival.

Cosby accuser to ask U.S. appeals court to revive defamation lawsuit

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 10:19am
BOSTON (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court will on Wednesday weigh whether to revive a lawsuit by an actress who said Bill Cosby defamed her by calling her a liar after she claimed the comedian raped her.

Swiss probe rape allegation against Roman Polanski

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 6:21am
ZURICH (Reuters) - A former German actress and model has told Swiss authorities that film director Roman Polanski raped her at his mountain chalet in 1972 when she was 15 years old, local prosecutors said on Wednesday.

Cosby accuser to ask U.S. appeals court to revive defamaton lawsuit

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 5:23am
BOSTON (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court will on Wednesday weigh whether to revive a lawsuit by an actress who said Bill Cosby defamed her by calling her a liar after she claimed the comedian raped her.

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