Golden Globes: It’s not who wins but who will say what

Golden Globes: It’s not who wins but who will say what

Movies & Music January 7, 2018 0

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The Golden Globes kick off Hollywood’s countdown to the Oscars on Sunday, but the focus is expected to be less on who walks away with the top movie and television prizes than who says (and wears) what. Magical love story “The Shape of Water” goes... Read more
Director Paul Haggis denies sexual misconduct accusations

Director Paul Haggis denies sexual misconduct accusations

Movies & Music January 7, 2018 0

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Oscar-winning director Paul Haggis on Friday denied accusations of sexual misconduct made by four women, including two who accused him of rape. On Friday, the Associated Press reported accusations by three women who worked in the entertainment industry including that Haggis had forcibly kissed them,... Read more
Diane Kruger discusses her challenging ‘In The Fade’ role

Diane Kruger discusses her challenging ‘In The Fade’ role

Movies & Music January 6, 2018 0

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – German-born actress Diane Kruger’s latest role as a woman whose husband and son are killed in an attack in the German movie “In the Fade” left her “physically exhausted” and taking a step back from acting. “I didn’t take a movie for a long time.... Read more
Letterman lands Obama as first guest on new Netflix show

Letterman lands Obama as first guest on new Netflix show

Movies & Music January 6, 2018 0

(Reuters) – Veteran former U.S. talk show host David Letterman will return to television on Jan. 12 in a new Netflix show where his first guest will be former U.S. President Barack Obama, Netflix Inc (NFLX.O) said on Friday. The company’s shares rose as much as 2 percent to... Read more
Pixar’s ‘Coco’ strikes a chord in Mexico guitar town

Pixar’s ‘Coco’ strikes a chord in Mexico guitar town

Movies & Music January 6, 2018 0

PARACHO, Mexico (Reuters) – Pixar’s hit film “Coco” has struck all the right notes in the tiny Mexican hamlet of Paracho, home to the traditional Mexican guitar made famous in the movie. Nestled in the western central highlands of the Sierra Madre, Paracho is seeing a boom in guitar... Read more
Big designers step off London men’s catwalk amid digital disruption

Big designers step off London men’s catwalk amid digital disruption

Movies & Music January 5, 2018 0

LONDON (Reuters) – Models will strut their stuff on catwalks when London’s menswear fashion week gets under way on Saturday, but absent will be some big industry names who have chosen to skip the event, or make digital presentations in place of runway shows. The event will see around... Read more
Party or not? Golden Globes proves test for Hollywood sex scandal

Party or not? Golden Globes proves test for Hollywood sex scandal

Movies & Music January 5, 2018 0

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The red carpet is rolling out, the champagne is on ice and the statuettes are about to be handed over. But with the cloud of sexual harassment hanging over Hollywood’s annual round of self-congratulations, the Golden Globe ceremony on Sunday marks the first test of... Read more
‘Game of Thrones’ last season set for 2019

‘Game of Thrones’ last season set for 2019

Movies & Music January 5, 2018 0

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – “Game of Thrones” fans will have to wait until 2019 for the planned final season of the award-winning medieval fantasy series, a gap of more than a year since the end of season seven. Cable channel HBO said on Thursday that “Game of Thrones” would... Read more
Hip hop and R&B surpass rock as biggest U.S. music genre

Hip hop and R&B surpass rock as biggest U.S. music genre

Movies & Music January 4, 2018 0

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Hip hop and R&B surpassed rock for the first time in 2017 as the biggest music genre in the United States, but British artist Ed Sheeran’s romantic pop album “Divide” was the year’s biggest single draw, according to a Nielsen Music report. Powered by a... Read more
Australia’s Cate Blanchett to head Cannes Film Festival jury

Australia’s Cate Blanchett to head Cannes Film Festival jury

Movies & Music January 4, 2018 0

PARIS (Reuters) – Australian movie star Cate Blanchett will head the jury at this year’s Cannes Film Festival on the French Riviera, its organizers said on Thursday. Blanchett, 48, received international acclaim for her role as Elizabeth I of England in Shekhar Kapur’s 1998 film ‘Elizabeth’ and has won... Read more