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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Kenyan writer Wainaina, challenger of African stereotypes, dies at 48

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Binyavanga Wainaina, the award-winning Kenyan writer who challenged stereotypes of Africa with biting satire and took on prejudice by documenting his life as an openly gay... Read more »

Fifteen Cornwall head vows to go on as Jamie Oliver’s restaurants close

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The head of a restaurant in southwest England set up by Jamie Oliver to train unemployed young people as chefs vowed on Tuesday to... Read more »

Tarantino rolls into Cannes with ‘dazzling’ ode to cinema

CANNES, France (Reuters) – With Hollywood stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt in tow, Quentin Tarantino unveiled his latest opus in Cannes on Tuesday, a story about movie magic... Read more »

Will Smith goes from fear to joy as Aladdin’s new genie

Cast member Will Smith attends the premiere of Disney’s live-action ‘Aladdin’ in London, Britain May 9, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Will Smith was initially worried about... Read more »

Jamie Oliver shutters most UK restaurants, 1,000 jobs go

LONDON (Reuters) – British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s restaurant chain went into administration on Tuesday, leaving 1,000 people without jobs as the majority of branches ceased trading immediately in... Read more »