Sigourney Weaver marks ‘Alien’ anniversary: ‘I thought it was a small movie’

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Sigourney Weaver was an unknown 28-year-old stage actress when she landed the role of Ripley in director Ridley Scott’s now classic sci-fi horror movie “Alien.”... Read more »

Iraq’s racy TV in Ramadan revives an industry – and draws censure

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – On a studio set in Baghdad, a director watches the star of his TV series hold a knife against the neck of a fellow actor, in... Read more »

Huawei shipments could fall by up to a quarter this year: analysts

HONG KONG/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s Huawei, hit by crippling U.S. sanctions, could see shipments decline by as much as a quarter this year and faces the possibility that its... Read more »

On Cannes red carpet, ‘go big’ is this year’s fashion buzzword

CANNES, France (Reuters) – Enormous bouffant dresses decked out in lace or feathers ruled the red carpet at this year’s Cannes film festival, one of the of the world’s... Read more »

Cannes critics let rip at Kechiche’s three-hour twerk fest

CANNES, France (Reuters) – A three-and-a-half hour largely plotless movie set in a nightclub, featuring girls twerking from every angle and a 13-minute explicit sex scene in the toilet,... Read more »

Harvey Weinstein and accusers reach tentative compensation deal: WSJ

(Reuters) – Harvey Weinstein, women who accused him of sexual misconduct, his former film studio’s board members and the New York attorney general’s office have reached a tentative $44... Read more »

PRESS DIGEST- Wall Street Journal – May 24

May 24 (Reuters) – The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. –... Read more »

Rihanna launches new fashion brand in Paris with LVMH

PARIS (Reuters) – Barbadian singer Rihanna has unveiled her new fashion brand with Louis Vuitton owner LVMH, a rare move by the French group to set up a label... Read more »

Rihanna launches new fashion brand in Paris with LVMH

PARIS (Reuters) – Barbadian singer Rihanna has unveiled her new fashion brand with Louis Vuitton owner LVMH, a rare move by the French group to set up a label... Read more »

Tarantino did not tell Polanski about film set against Manson murders

CANNES, France (Reuters) – Quentin Tarantino said on Wednesday he didn’t tell Roman Polanski in advance about his latest movie, set in the run-up to the notorious 1969 Manson... Read more »