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‘Yesterday’ comedy movie gets Beatles’ seal of approval

A look at the upcoming romantic musical comedy film from director Danny Boyle and writer Richard Curtis.

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr surrenders to NY police over groping claim

Several US media outlets reported that a woman says that Gooding Jr grabbed her breast during a night out late Sunday.

No ‘Endgame’ for Marvel fan: he’s seen ‘Avengers’ film 110 times

Alanis has been chronicling his trips to see the movie on Twitter, posting a picture of himself at each viewing with his ticket stub.

‘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.

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.

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.

Drug baron and ‘American Gangster’ inspiration Frank Lucas dead

Adrian Lassiter tells Rolling Stone magazine his uncle had died of natural causes.

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.

Malaysian filmmaker’s farewell to dad gains international acclaim

Victor Chen's short film, My Ba's Radio, wins Best Short Film at the Mantova Lovers Short Film Festival in Italy.

Britain’s Beecham joins A-list with Cannes best actress win

Beecham is a surprise choice for the award for her performance as a botanist in 'Little Joe'.

S.Korea’s prolific character actress shines in Cannes winner

In Bong's latest family drama, Lee plays a live-in housekeeper for a wealthy family in Seoul, whose members become an obsession for a poor young man.

Banderas wins Cannes ‘best actor’ as Almodovar alter ego

Banderas dedicates his award to Almodovar, who has cast him in eight films and help make him a global box office draw.

Diop makes history as first black woman to win big at...

Diop says she has an ‘urgent need’ to feel more represented on screen and see more people who look like her behind the camera, telling fresh stories.

Bong and Song: The double act behind S.Korea’s Cannes victory

Song Kang-ho is an actor who has become something of a national treasure.

Cannes: “Parasite”, Banderas win accolades

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

Cannes race wide open as jury tries to pick winning film

Cannes winners can sometimes come out of messy compromises, with Almodovar – who headed the jury two years ago – admitting the most admired film doesn't always win.

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.