WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Julia Louis-Dreyfus, an American comedian whose career on the improv stage led to iconic roles on shows such as Seinfeld, was honored on Sunday for contributing to the national culture. FILE PHOTO: 69th Primetime Emmy Awards – Photo Room – Los Angeles, California, U.S., 17/09/2017 – Julia Louis-Dreyfus holds her Emmys for
LONDON (Reuters) – Laurel and Hardy, perhaps the greatest comedy double act in cinema history, returned to London on Sunday, twiddling their bowler hats to a delighted West End crowd as they arrived for the world premiere of the biopic “Stan & Ollie”. Actors John C. Reilly and Steve Coogan arrive at the world premiere
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) – “Halloween” made a killing in North America, earning $77.5 million when the slasher film launched in 3,928 locations. Cast member Jamie Lee Curtis poses at a premiere for the movie “Halloween” in Los Angeles, California, U.S., October 17, 2018. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni David Gordon Green’s “Halloween,” a direct sequel to John Carpenter’s
(Reuters) – U.S. comedian and actress Amy Schumer has said she will not appear in any commercials during the 2019 Super Bowl in support of National Football League quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s protests against racial injustice. Cast member Amy Schumer poses at the premiere of “I Feel Pretty” in Los Angeles, California, U.S., April 17, 2018.
LONDON (Reuters) – Award-winning American war reporter Marie Colvin was known for her dispatches from some of the world’s most brutal conflicts. Now a new film starring “Gone Girl” actress Rosamund Pike tells her story about being fearless on the battlefront. Actor Rosamund Pike arrives at the European premiere of “A Private War“ during the
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Pop superstar Rihanna declined an offer to perform at a Super Bowl halftime show because she supported former National Football League quarterback Colin Kaepernick and his protest against racial injustice, according to media reports. FILE PHOTO: Cast member Rihanna poses for pictures on the red carpet for the European premiere of
LONDON (Reuters) – The London Film Festival got its one of its starriest red carpets on Thursday when actresses Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz and Olivia Colman premiered “The Favourite,” a costume piece with a difference being billed as an Oscar contender. Actors Rachel Weisz, Olivia Colman and Emma Stone pose at the UK Premiere of
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The documentary “Making a Murderer” captured attention in 2015 with its story of how two Wisconsin men were convicted of a brutal murder, throwing a harsh light on the U.S. justice system and triggering a spate of true-crime programming. FILE PHOTO: Steven Avery is pictured in this file undated booking photo.
PARIS (Reuters) – The first auction house to sell prints by Banksy since THAT auction two weeks ago does not anticipate another stunt like the one that shredded half a picture moments after the hammer fell. But, hey, if something were to happen? Great! “Are we expecting it? Not really. Perhaps we are hoping for
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Singer Michael Buble, who releases his new album “Love” next month, has spoken about putting his career on hold after his son Noah was diagnosed with liver cancer. FILE PHOTO: Canadian singer Michael Buble poses for a portrait while promoting his new album ‘Michael Buble: To Be Loved’ in New York
LONDON (Reuters) – British rocker Noel Gallagher triumphed at the Q Awards in London on Wednesday, scooping two prizes at the annual ceremony hosted by UK music magazine Q. FILE PHOTO: Noel Gallagher from Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, whose album “Who Built the Moon?” was nominated for the Mercury Prize 2018, poses for a
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Roseanne Barr called the way her character was killed off “grim and morbid” and television viewers stayed away in droves from spinoff show “The Conners” without her. FILE PHOTO: Actress Roseanne Barr waves on her arrival to the 75th Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California, U.S., January 7, 2018. REUTERS/Mario
(Reuters) – Viewers may finally be able to vote the next Puck, the notoriously obnoxious housemate of “MTV’s The Real World,” off the show. FILE PHOTO: Figurines are seen in front of the Facebook logo in this illustration taken March 20, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic The iconic MTV reality series, which ran for 32 seasons between
(Reuters) – Netflix Inc hooked 7 million new streaming subscribers from July to September, a third more than Wall Street had expected, reassuring investors who had worried the company was facing a slowdown in its fast-paced growth. FILE PHOTO: The Netflix logo is pictured on a television in this illustration photograph taken in Encinitas, California,
(Reuters) – Netflix Inc added about 7 million streaming customers in the latest quarter, 1.8 million more than Wall Street expected, as it debuted a record amount of original programming, including new seasons of popular shows “Orange is the New Black” and “BoJack Horseman.” FILE PHOTO: The Netflix logo is pictured on a television in
LONDON (Reuters) – Director Peter Jackson premiered his World War One documentary “They Shall Not Grow Old” on Tuesday, urging those whose family fought in the conflict to talk to their elderly relatives with knowledge of it before it is too late. The Oscar-winner, known for “The Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit” movies,