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Feb 20, 2018

Judge says IMDb can show Hollywood actors' ages under First Amendment
(Reuters) - A federal judge on Tuesday declared unconstitutional a California law requiring IMDb, the movie and television information website, to remove actors' ages at their request.

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Feb 20, 2018

Brazil's 'What a shot' music video stirs debate amid violent crime wave
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - A viral music video called "What a shot" is stirring debate in Brazil about the glamorization of crime and freedom of expression, as surging crime in Rio de Janeiro has led the government to put troops in charge of security in the tourist city.

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Feb 20, 2018

Disabled by alcohol - Van Sant brings cartoonist biopic to Berlin
BERLIN (Reuters) - It was a role Robin Williams wanted to play in honor of his friend "Superman" actor Christopher Reeve - the true story of a quadriplegic who despite his disability makes his name as a talented cartoonist.

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Feb 19, 2018

Box Office: 'Black Panther' Heads to Glory With $235 Million Holiday Weekend
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Disney-Marvel's "Black Panther" is heading for a stunning $235 million debut over the four-day President's Day weekend at 4,020 North American locations, estimates showed Monday.

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Feb 19, 2018

Film at Berlin festival shows 2011 massacre on Norwegian island
BERLIN (Reuters) - Director Erik Poppe says his latest film is part of the healing process in the aftermath of one of Norway's most horrifying events - the massacre of 69 people, many of them teenagers, at a youth camp on the island of Utoya.

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Feb 19, 2018

Trump blasts Oprah over 60 Minutes episode
(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump blasted media mogul Oprah Winfrey on Twitter on Sunday night over a segment on CBS's 60 Minutes program and again said he hoped she would face him as an opponent in the 2020 presidential race.

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Feb 18, 2018

'Three Billboards' leads the pack at politically edged BAFTA awards
LONDON (Reuters) - Dark comedy "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" was the biggest winner at the BAFTA Film Awards, held in London on Sunday, an event which saw the campaign for women's rights in the entertainment industry take center stage.

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Feb 18, 2018

Wilde's struggle has echoes in some countries today, says "Happy Prince" director Everett
BERLIN (Reuters) - British actor Rupert Everett said his Berlinale entry about the exile of Irish playwright Oscar Wilde in the 1890s was an expression of homosexuals' tragedy which is still present in some parts of the world today.

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Feb 18, 2018

Stars join forces with activists on BAFTA awards red carpet
LONDON (Reuters) - Women's rights activists walked the red carpet with some of British cinema's biggest female stars at the BAFTA film awards on Sunday, the latest salvo in a campaign against sexual harassment in the entertainment industry.

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Feb 18, 2018

'Black Panther' Smashes Records With $218 Million at Holiday Weekend Box Office
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Disney-Marvel's "Black Panther" is heading for a super-heroic $218 million debut over the four-day President's Day weekend at 4,020 North American locations, estimates showed Sunday.

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Feb 18, 2018

Refugees' stories inspire filmmakers at Berlin Film Festival
BERLIN (Reuters) - Migration, an issue that has vexed Germany since its 2015 refugee crisis, proved fertile ground for filmmakers at this year's Berlin Film Festival where they showcased movies looking at refugees' stories of escape, arrival and integration.

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Feb 18, 2018

Film at Berlin fest examines how Islamic State jihadists recruit European brides
BERLIN (Reuters) - A movie at the Berlin film festival that looks at how Islamic State fighters recruit young European women online highlights the dangers of using the internet, the actress in the starring role told Reuters.

Reuters Entertainment
Feb 17, 2018

Weinstein Company removes president and chief operating officer Glasser
(Reuters) - The board of the Weinstein Company has dismissed the beleaguered film studio's president and chief operating officer, less than a week after he was cited for failing to act on employee harassment complaints.

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Feb 17, 2018

French star Isabelle Huppert glad women are speaking up about harassment
BERLIN (Reuters) - French actress Isabelle Huppert said on Saturday she was pleased that women were speaking up about their experiences of sexual abuse and harassment after staying silent for so long.

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Feb 17, 2018

South Korean filmmaker hopeful Olympics will improve ties with North
BERLIN (Reuters) - South Korean filmmaker Kim Ki-duk said on Saturday he hoped for an improvement in relations between North and South Korea given both countries were taking part in the Olympics on the southern part of the peninsula.

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Feb 17, 2018

Russian film set in Soviet era highlights continuing tensions: director
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 and largely sided with the government, the director of a new movie set in that era has said.

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Feb 16, 2018

Cuban comedian denounces discriminatory policies, attitudes on island
HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuban comedian Luis Silva, better known as his popular television character Panfilo, denounced discriminatory policies against Cubans in their own country in a Facebook post on Friday, in an unusually strong, public criticism of the government.

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Feb 16, 2018

Nigerian cinema fans celebrate 'Black Panther' release
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.

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Feb 16, 2018

British actor Robert Pattinson says he does not believe in true love
BERLIN (Reuters) - British actor Robert Pattinson does not believe in true love, he said at the Berlin Film Festival on Friday, in contrast to the lovestruck pioneer he portrays in the western comedy period film "Damsel".

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Feb 16, 2018

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.

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Feb 16, 2018

Tea sets and Ascot inspire Mulberry's instant-fashion launch
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Mulberry looked to the garden parties of old to inspire its most modern fashion collection to date, as the brand on Friday launched a new format allowing shoppers to buy its wares straight off the catwalk instead of months later.

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Feb 16, 2018

Berlin festival movie tells true story of Cold War rebels with a cause
ESSEN, Germany/BERLIN (Reuters) - As Soviet tanks crushed an uprising in Hungary in 1956, a group of children in East Germany began their own protest, taking on a communist regime that would keep their country divided for three more decades.

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Feb 16, 2018

Berlinale film shows refugees' lives at historic airport
BERLIN (Reuters) - In 2015, with Germany facing turmoil after flinging its doors open to a million refugees, Berlin repurposed a defunct airport to house them, creating an ad hoc village that is the setting for a film to premier at the Berlinale film festival.

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Feb 15, 2018

Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux separate
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Jennifer Aniston and husband Justin Theroux announced their separation on Thursday after less than three years of marriage, immediately sparking speculation that the former "Friends" star might reunite with her first spouse, Brad Pitt.

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Feb 15, 2018

Jennifer Aniston, Justin Theroux announce separation
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Former "Friends" star Jennifer Aniston and her husband Justin Theroux said on Thursday that they are separating after less than three years of marriage.

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Feb 15, 2018

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, Amazon said on Thursday, following accusations of sexual misconduct.

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Feb 15, 2018

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

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Feb 15, 2018

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.

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Feb 15, 2018

Designer Westwood stages London fashion fracking protest
LONDON (Reuters) - Fashion designer Vivienne Westwood brought models off the catwalk and onto the streets of London in an anti-fracking protest on Thursday.

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Feb 15, 2018

Wes Anderson's tale of deported dogs opens Berlin film festival
BERLIN (Reuters) - U.S. director Wes Anderson's "Isle of Dogs" - a quirky movie about a Japanese city that deports its dogs to a garbage dump island during an outbreak of canine flu - became the first animation to open the Berlin film festival.

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Feb 15, 2018

Chinese superstars steal new year show with first duet in 20 years
BEIJING (Reuters) - Two of China's most famous and well-loved pop stars stole the show at state television's annual glitzy, often much mocked marathon show welcoming in the lunar new year on Thursday, singing their first public duet in two decades.

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Feb 15, 2018

Daniel Craig puts his Bond car up for auction
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - James Bond is parting with his personal Aston Martin.

Reuters Entertainment
Feb 14, 2018

Female artists strike right note at NME Awards in London
LONDON (Reuters) - Female musical acts took home a slew of prizes at the NME Awards in London on Wednesday, in a move that artists present welcomed as the entertainment industry reeled from allegations of sexual misconduct against women.

Reuters Entertainment
Feb 14, 2018

A Valentine to New York as designers kiss Fashion Week goodbye
(Reuters) - Designers Michael Kors and Calvin Klein showed their love for American icons as they presented visions for Fall 2018 in Valentine's Day shows at the end of New York Fashion Week.

Reuters Entertainment
Feb 14, 2018

'Cabaret' costume among vast Liza Minnelli collection for auction
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Liza Minnelli's signature "Cabaret" bowler hat, boots and halter top vest is going up for auction in a sale of more than 1,000 lots belonging to the singer, her mother Judy Garland and movie director father Vincente Minnelli.

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Feb 14, 2018

Berlin film fest turns down #MeToo plea to turn red carpet black
BERLIN (Reuters) - Organizers of the Berlin International Film Festival on Wednesday declined a call to have movie stars walk a black, rather than red, carpet as a symbol of support for the campaign against sexual harassment in the industry.

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Feb 14, 2018

Heavy metal band Metallica wins 2018 Polar Music Prize
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - American heavy metal band Metallica was awarded Sweden's Polar Music Prize on Wednesday, drawing a delighted response from the group which has sold more than 100 million records worldwide.

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