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 »

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 »

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 »

Transgender love story shines in Cannes

CANNES, France (Reuters) – Starring in her first ever feature film, transgender model Leyna Bloom said “Port Authority”, about a man grappling with his feelings for a transgender woman,... 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 »

Emotional ‘Rocketman’ cast formed close bond with Elton John

CANNES, France (Reuters) – Actor Taron Egerton said on Friday he’d developed a close friendship with Elton John while preparing for the biopic “Rocketman”, adding to the emotion after... Read more »

Malick’s tale of conscientious objector divides Cannes critics

CANNES, France (Reuters) – A World War Two drama by U.S. director Terrence Malick is proving one of the Cannes film festival’s most divisive premieres yet, with some critics... Read more »