BTS says new album tells of conquering doubts and fears

SEOUL (Reuters) – The young stars in South Korean boy band BTS said on Monday the theme of their new album dealt with how they overcame doubts and fears... Read more »

Box Office: ‘Sonic’ Narrowly Beats Harrison Ford’s ‘Call of the Wild’

LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) – After a close box office battle, Paramount’s “Sonic the Hedgehog” pulled ahead of Disney and 20th Century’s “The Call of the Wild” on North American... Read more »

‘Parasite’ star hopes film will help Japan-Korea cultural ties

FILE PHOTO: Actor Song Kang-ho of four Oscar award-winning film ‘Parasite’ answers a reporters’ question as Director Bong Joon-ho reacts during a news conference in Seoul, South Korea, February... 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 »

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. stock funds lose $2.6 billion in week: Lipper

(Reuters) – U.S. equity funds saw outflows of $2.6 billion in the latest week, according to Lipper. U.S.-based taxable bond funds attracted $7.9 billion in the week ended on... Read more »

‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ Dominates Box Office With Mighty $57 Million Debut

Director Jeff Fowler and cast member Ben Schwartz pose at the premiere of “Sonic the Hedgehog” in Los Angeles, California, U.S., February 12, 2020. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com)... Read more »

Amazon names Sony executive to lead entertainment unit

(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc on Monday tapped Sony Corp executive Mike Hopkins to lead its Prime video platform as well as its movie and television studios. Hopkins, currently chairman... Read more »

South Korea’s ‘Parasite’ beats Hollywood greats to make Oscar history

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – “Parasite,” a dark social satire from South Korea, won the Oscar for best picture on Sunday, making history as the first film in a language... Read more »

Judging heats up on second day of New York’s Westminster Dog Show

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Judging at New York’s Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show begins in earnest on Monday, the second day of competition in the annual showcase for pedigree... Read more »