Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:04:57 -0500LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - From "Singin' in the Rain" to "The Wizard of Oz," musicals haven't traditionally seen much love from the Oscars. But "La La Land" has changed all that, tapping into a desire for escapism and sending Hollywood scrambling to dust off its dancing shoes.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 06:22:18 -0500LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's most revered TV naturalist David Attenborough, 90, is returning to present a sequel to "The Blue Planet" documentary series, 16 years after the original illuminated the depths of the world's oceans.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:36:19 -0500(Reuters) - Writers for the films "Moonlight" and "Arrival" won top Writers Guild of America awards on Sunday, boosting the films' chances in the upcoming Academy Awards, Hollywood's biggest honors.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 14:20:17 -0500LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "The Lego Batman Movie" is dominating the North American box office with an estimated $44 million this President's Day weekend -- nearly matching the combined haul of "Fifty Shades Darker" and "The Great Wall."
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 15:32:47 -0500BERLIN (Reuters) - A Hungarian love story called "On Body and Soul" about two lonely hearts working in a slaughterhouse in Budapest won the Golden Bear for best film on Saturday at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:11:59 -0500NEW YORK (Reuters) - "La La Land" is set to sweep the Oscars, but the race to be crowned Hollywood's leading man is going down to the wire, say bookmakers who are seeing record bets on the Academy Awards this year.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:07:48 -0500LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Two Syrian rescue workers said on Friday they plan to travel to next week's Oscar ceremony, where their documentary "White Helmets" is nominated for an award, after weeks of uncertainty caused by U.S. President Donald Trump's travel ban.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 18:01:13 -0500(Reuters) - Brad Grey, the chairman and chief executive officer of Viacom Inc's Paramount Pictures film studio is expected to leave with an announcement coming as early as next week, according to two sources familiar with the situation.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:34:43 -0500LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - As author, poet and essayist James Baldwin started writing a book in the late 1960s exploring the lives of three black civil rights activists, little did he realize his examination of race relations would resonate so deeply in present day America.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:41:24 -0500LONDON (Reuters) - Chunky knits and frilly dresses took over the London catwalk on Friday as the British capital kicked off its leg of the autumn/winter womenswear fashion week calendar.