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Aston Martin built for James Bond heading to auction

The car was never seen in Bond films but matches the one 007 drove in 'Goldfinger' and 'Thunderball'.

Scorsese gets playful with Dylan in ‘Rolling Thunder Revue’ film

This is Martin Scorsese’s second flick about Bob Dylan.

‘Secret Life of Pets 2’ tops US weekend box office; ‘X-Men’...

'The Secret Life of Pets 2' dominated the US box office over the weekend, while 'X-Men: Dark Phoenix' bombs amid poor reviews and audience disinterest.

From hippies to hackers: New film tracks saga of Russia’s internet

The documentary 'Holy War: The History of Runet' looks back at a bygone era as the Kremlin currently clamps down on internet freedom in present-day Russia.

‘Men in Black’ Hemsworth and Thompson suit up for fourth installment

The fourth instalment of the 'Men in Black' film series gears up for release.

‘Giant’ Denzel Washington celebrated by Hollywood

Actor Denzel Washington gets honoured by Hollywood for a pioneering career spanning five decades and two Oscars, opening the door for a generation of black movie stars.

New James Bond movie set rocked by blast

An explosion at Britain's Pinewood Studios on Tuesday rocks the set of the next James Bond film, causing damage to the stage and one minor injury.

Godzilla: From radioactive colossus to unlikely climate hero

Reviewers are parsing "Godzilla: King of the Monsters" for insights into the world’s paralysis in the face of climate breakdown.

Woody Allen to shoot next movie in Spain, with Christoph Waltz

Woody Allen prepares to film his newest movie in Spain this summer, starring Oscar winner Christoph Waltz, despite controversy carried over by the #MeToo movement.

Ron Howard explores Pavarotti’s life for new documentary

US filmmaker Ron Howard explores the drama in the late Italian tenor's Luciano Pavarotti's life in a new documentary film.

Six films to catch in theaters this Raya

This Raya, a family trip to the cinema might just prove to be a great way to spend the holiday.

Native American actor Wes Studi to get Oscar, a first, at...

Veteran character actor Wes Studi receives an Honorary Oscar, the first for an actor of Native American descent.

‘Godzilla’ stomps its way to a box-office lead

Warner Bros.' "Godzilla II: King of the Monsters" stomps to the top of the box-office in its opening weekend in North American theaters, taking in an estimated US$49 million.

Elton John slams Russian cuts to ‘Rocketman’ gay scenes

A Russian film critic says several scenes were edited out of the movie totalling about 5 minutes.

Boy George biopic in the works

The untitled film will explore Boy George's childhood in an Irish working-class family, and detail his rise to the top of the international charts.

Hollywood studios can’t quit Netflix – even if they want to

Hollywood studios can't turn their backs on Netflix yet... not entirely, at least.

Disney CEO: It will be ‘difficult’ to film in Georgia if...

Disney CEO Bob Iger said it would be "very difficult" for the media company to keep filming in Georgia if a new abortion law takes effect because many people will not want to work in the US state.

Cannes: “Parasite”, Banderas win accolades

South Korea's "Parasite" and actor Antonio Banderas emerge as major winners of the 72nd Cannes International Film Festival

‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ movie now set for 2020

Following online backlash towards the character design, director Jeff Fowler announces on Twitter that the "Sonic the Hedgehog" movie has been postponed from November 2018 to February 2019.

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

Sigourney Weaver reflects back on the 40th anniversary of the sci-fi/horror classic film.

Cannes prize for Brazilian movie sends message of hope, director says

Brazilian film “The Invisible Life of Euridice Gusmao”, a tale of two sisters and their struggles in a male-dominated society in 1950s-era Brazil, won the Un Certain Regard prize at Cannes.

Polanski’s wife hits out at Tarantino over Sharon Tate

French actress Emmanuelle Seigner accused "Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood" filmmaker Quentin Tarantino of 'using the tragic life of someone and then walking all over them'.

From ‘Your Song’ to your movie: ‘Rocketman’ builds on new music...

Anticipation for the Elton John-centered film "Rocketman" highlights the musical biopic genre's growing popularity among film audiences.

Tarantino rolls into Cannes with ‘dazzling’ ode to cinema

The movie tells a tale of a the world of cinema from its glamourous parties to the highs and lows of being on set.