Category Archives: Films

16May/17

Cannes boss says cinemas right to object to Netflix’ web-only movies

CANNES, FRANCE (MAY 16, 2017) (REUTERS) – French cinemas were right to object to Netflix’ appearance at Cannes, the film festival’s director said on Tuesday (May 16), ahead of the movie fortnight that this year has been marked by a fight between theatres and the U.S. online giant. Continue reading

13May/17

Oscars chief Boone Isaacs steps down from governors board

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (REUTERS) – The departing president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which organizes the Oscars, said on Friday (May 12) she is also stepping down from the board of governors.
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01May/17

Cannes’ Palme d’Or will shine with 167 diamonds

MEYRIN, SWITZERLAND (MAY 1, 2017) (REUTERS) – This year’s Cannes Palme d’Or award will sparkle with 167 diamonds, in celebration of the prestigious film festival’s 70th edition and 20 years of parnership with Swiss jeweler Chopard.
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30Apr/17

“Fate of the Furious” leaves its competitiors in the dust

“Fate of the Furious” leaves its competitiors in the dust, claiming the top spot in the North American box office for a third straight week.
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30Apr/17

Cast of ‘The Godfather’ reunite for emotional 45th anniversary

The director and cast of “The Godfather” reminisce in a 45th anniversary reunion in New York about the trials, perseverance and inspiration that resulted in the Oscar-winning Mafia movies.
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28Apr/17

Sean “Diddy” Combs calls his Tribeca moment ‘surreal’

The rapper hosts a mini Bad Boy reunion at the Tribeca Film Festival premiere of his new documentary, “Can’t Stop Won’t Stop: The Bad Boy Story.” Continue reading

16Apr/17

‘The Fate of the Furious’ races to top spot at weekend box office

Universal’s ‘The Fate of the Furious’ nabs top billing with a draw of an estimated $100.2 million at the U.S. weekend box office.

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15Apr/17

First trailer released for ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

The much-awaited first trailer for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”, episode eight of the “Star Wars” franchise, is released.
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13Apr/17

Cannes Film Festival unveils selection for 70th edition

Cannes Film Festival director Thierry Fremaux unveils the official selection of 18 films for its 70th edition that opens on May 17, including works by Sofia Coppola, Michael Haneke and Francois Ozon.

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10Apr/17

‘The Boss Baby’ rules the roost for second week

“The Boss Baby” held on to its top spot at the U.S. weekend box office for the second week in a row. Nathan Frandino reports. Continue reading