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Russian film set in Soviet era highlights continuing tensions: director

By Swantje Stein and Michelle Martin BERLIN (Reuters) - Russia always seems to be on the brink of war and conditions there now are much like they were in the 1970s, when people worried that an international conflict would break out...

Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 8:55am

Royal flush: Fashion label Sentaler basks in 'Meghan effect'

LONDON (Reuters) - Canadian luxury outerwear brand Sentaler made its first foray into London Fashion Week on Friday, with a private showcase that aimed to capitalize on its recent association with Meghan Markle, the actress fiancée of Britain's Prince Harry...

Friday, February 16, 2018 - 6:42pm

Nigerian cinema fans celebrate 'Black Panther' release

By Alexis Akwagyiram LAGOS (Reuters) - Film fans, actors and comic enthusiasts in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos have been flocking to screenings of Marvel superhero movie "Black Panther" which opened in Africa's most populous country this week...

Friday, February 16, 2018 - 6:42pm

Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux separate

By Jill Serjeant LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Jennifer Aniston and husband Justin Theroux announced their...

Friday, February 16, 2018 - 1:32am

Male stars at Berlin film festival say #MeToo movement is making them think

By Hanna Rantala BERLIN (Reuters) - Male stars attending the Berlin film festival on Thursday told Reuters they were reassessing their own behavior in light of the #MeToo movement by women against sexual harassment and abuse. Actor Bob...

Friday, February 16, 2018 - 1:32am

Jeffrey Tambor out of Amazon's 'Transparent' TV series

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Jeffrey Tambor, the award-winning star of Amazon Studios television series "Transparent," is exiting the show, the company said on Thursday, following accusations of sexual misconduct. Tambor, 73, said in an emailed statement he...

Friday, February 16, 2018 - 1:32am

Kanye West settles lawsuit over Saint Pablo tour cancellation

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Kanye West and Lloyd's of London [SOLYD.UL] insurers have resolved a $10 million lawsuit over the rapper's cancellation of his 2016 tour. A California federal court judge on Wednesday dismissed the lawsuit brought by West's Very Good...

Friday, February 16, 2018 - 12:37am

Daniel Craig puts his Bond car up for auction

By Nichola Groom LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - James Bond is parting with his personal Aston Martin. Actor Daniel Craig, who has played the British spy known as 007 in four films, is auctioning for charity the limited-edition vehicle made for him by...

Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 6:44am

Weinstein Co deal should include more funds for victims: New York AG

By Karen Freifeld and Jessica DiNapoli NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York's attorney general said on Monday a deal for the Weinstein Company should include a bigger compensation fund for victims of ex-chairman Harvey Weinstein, speaking a day after the state...

Monday, February 12, 2018 - 6:50pm

New York sues Weinstein Co., Harvey Weinstein over sexual misconduct

By Jessica DiNapoli and Michael Erman NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York's attorney general sued the Weinstein Company and Harvey Weinstein on Sunday alleging years of sexual harassment and misconduct by the movie producer, in a move that could jeopardize...

Monday, February 12, 2018 - 6:27pm

Alibaba signs deal to offer Disney shows on video platforms

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's entertainment arm has signed a licensing agreement with Walt Disney Co in a deal that will provide the Chinese group's Youku video streaming platform with the largest Disney animation collection in China...

Monday, February 12, 2018 - 12:18am

Disney raises prices of some U.S. theme park tickets

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co said on Sunday it was changing the admission price for its U.S. theme parks, raising the cost of some single-day tickets by almost 9 percent. Disney, which has a three-tier structure that charges visitors more during peak...

Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 5:30pm

#MeToo fashion show opens with angel wing models, pig-faced men

By Peter Szekely and Yahaira Jacquez NEW YORK (Reuters) - A fashion show inspired by the #MeToo social media campaign aimed at exposing sexual misconduct across the United States opened on Friday in New York with...

Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 7:47pm

Los Angeles prosecutors review three sex assault accusations against Weinstein

By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Los Angeles prosecutors are reviewing three accusations of sexual assault against Harvey Weinstein, a step toward possible criminal charges for the movie producer, a spokesman for the county District Attorney's...

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 10:38pm

'Black Panther' gets superhero reception from critics

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Black Panther," the first black standalone Marvel superhero movie, won rave reviews on Tuesday with critics praising both its adventure and its portrayal of a majestic Africa. Directed by Ryan Coogler and featuring a...

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 8:34pm

New 'Star Wars' films on way from TV's 'Game of Thrones' creators

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Disney on Tuesday announced it was expanding its "Star Wars" universe, hiring the creators behind HBO's massive TV hit "Game of Thrones" to write a new series of films set in the galaxy far, far away. The Walt Disney Co <DIS.N...

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 8:34pm

Celebrity Kylie Jenner announces birth of baby girl

(Reuters) - U.S. reality TV star Kylie Jenner announced on Sunday the birth of her child with rapper Travis Scott, after months of rumors surrounding her pregnancy. The 20-year-old Jenner said in a post on social media platform Instagram that her "beautiful...

Sunday, February 4, 2018 - 6:33pm

Apple Music U.S. subscriber growth outpacing Spotify: WSJ

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Apple Music is on track to overtake Spotify by number of U.S. subscribers, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, citing people in the music business familiar with figures reported by the two services. Spotify is currently the...

Sunday, February 4, 2018 - 4:37pm

Justin Timberlake says Janet not part of Super Bowl show

By Frank Pingue LONDON (Reuters) - Justin Timberlake caused a national controversy when he performed the Super Bowl halftime show with Janet Jackson in 2004,...

Sunday, February 4, 2018 - 3:48pm

Box Office: 'Jumanji' Regains Top Spot for Modest Super Bowl Weekend

By Dave McNary LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - Sony's resilient "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" has returned to the top of the North American box office, leading a modest Super Bowl weekend with $11 million at 3,553 sites. The session caps a...

Sunday, February 4, 2018 - 2:44pm