Allegations against Weinstein changed everything, says ‘Salinger’ star Sigourney Weaver

BERLIN (Reuters) – The cascade of allegations against producer Harvey Weinstein, currently being tried on charges of rape and sexual assault, has “changed everything” for women in the film... Read more »

Finding a purpose: Johnny Depp plays a troubled genius in Minamata

BERLIN (Reuters) – A broken, washed-up genius is roused from drink-sodden seclusion for one last flaring of creative brilliance: actor Johnny Depp hinted that at some level he was... Read more »

Irons defends himself against critics of his Berlinale role

BERLIN (Reuters) – Actor Jeremy Irons said on Thursday he fully supported same-sex marriage and the women’s rights movement as he sought to dispel criticism over his role as... Read more »

Pro-North Korea daily praises Oscar-winning ‘Parasite’ for ‘exposing’ South Korea’s reality

FILE PHOTO: Bong Joon Ho poses with the Oscars for “Parasite” at the Governors Ball following the 92nd Academy Awards in Los Angeles, California, U.S., February 9, 2020. REUTERS/Eric... Read more »

U.S. intelligence told lawmakers of Russian bid to boost Trump re-election: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. intelligence officials told lawmakers last week that Russia is interfering in the 2020 election campaign by aiming to cast doubt on the integrity of the... Read more »

Trump’s acting intelligence chief Grenell says won’t be tapped for permanent post

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Richard Grenell, U.S. President Donald Trump’s ambassador to Germany who was tapped to be acting director of national intelligence, said on Thursday that Trump would not... Read more »

Trump blasts best-picture Oscar for South Korean film ‘Parasite’

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Thursday ridiculed the historic best-picture Oscar win for South Korean film “Parasite,” telling a campaign rally he wished for the... Read more »

Joe Biden’s campaign raised $8.9 million in January, ended month with $7.1 million cash

Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden departs after delivering remarks as he joined gun violence survivors and activists in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.,... Read more »

Factbox: Stone is one of dozens ensnared in Trump-Russia probe

(Reuters) – A federal judge on Thursday sentenced Roger Stone, President Donald Trump’s longtime friend and adviser, to three years and four months in prison for his conviction on... Read more »

‘I take it personally’: Berlinale stars’ vent anger over German race killings

BERLIN (Reuters) – The racist killings of nine people in a German town cast a shadow over the Berlin Film Festival on Thursday, where a minute’s silence was held... Read more »