Bored by Brexit? British TV starts Brexit-free news channel - After three years of Brexit crisis, Sky News is betting that some viewers are so bored by the divorce drama that there is a market for a channel dedicated to news that has nothing to do with Britain's exit from the European Union.
Thu, 17 Oct 2019 21:33:37 -0400
Alicia Alonso, Cuba's ballet legend, dies at age 98 - Legendary Cuban ballerina Alicia Alonso, who achieved global acclaim in the 1940s and went on to run the internationally renowned National Ballet of Cuba for decades, died on Thursday at age 98, state-run media said.
Thu, 17 Oct 2019 19:10:02 -0400
WarnerMedia's HBO Max to stream films of 'Spirited Away' producer - HBO Max, the forthcoming streaming service from AT&T Inc's WarnerMedia, will screen films from Studio Ghibli, the Japanese animation producer behind the Academy Award-winning movie "Spirited Away".
Thu, 17 Oct 2019 18:28:08 -0400
Netflix and Amazon face censorship threat in India: source - India is deliberating potential censorship on streaming platforms such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, a senior government source told Reuters.
Thu, 17 Oct 2019 15:46:26 -0400
Hitler satire 'Jojo Rabbit' mixes dark humor with plea for tolerance - New Zealand movie director Taika Waititi says he likes a challenge and his satire of Adolf Hitler and Nazi culture may be his riskiest and most successful yet.
Thu, 17 Oct 2019 15:44:11 -0400
Number of new Netflix shows to dwarf those from Disney, Apple at launch - Streaming video leader Netflix Inc is planning to release around 62 new original productions, including films, series, documentaries, and comedy specials, from October to December as it braces for the debut of rival services from Apple Inc and Walt Disney Co in November.
Thu, 17 Oct 2019 15:07:25 -0400
Plane carrying UK's William and Kate aborts Pakistan landing twice, couple 'fine' - Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate told reporters on board their flight on Thursday that they were fine, after the plane was forced to abort landings in the Pakistani cities of Rawalpindi and nearby Islamabad due to a severe thunderstorm.
Thu, 17 Oct 2019 14:12:32 -0400
Plane carrying UK's William and Kate twice aborts Pakistan landing in severe turbulence - Britain's Prince William said he and his wife Kate were fine after a Royal Air Force plane carrying the royal couple was forced to abort a landing in Islamabad twice on Thursday and return to Lahore after being caught in a severe thunderstorm.
Thu, 17 Oct 2019 12:04:14 -0400
Prince William and wife Kate see impact of climate change at Pakistan glacier - Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate on Wednesday visited a melting glacier in the Hindu Kush mountain range not far from Pakistan's border with Afghanistan, witnessing first hand the impact of climate change their trip is seeking to highlight.
Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:34:25 -0400
Wanted: Intimacy coordinators. Hollywood's fastest growing job - Two years after a sexual harassment scandal roiled Hollywood, one of the fastest growing jobs in the entertainment industry is that of the intimacy director.
Thu, 17 Oct 2019 08:05:17 -0400
Grime star Stormzy, rockers the 1975 among Q Awards winners - Rockers the 1975 and grime star Stormzy triumphed at the Q Awards in London on Wednesday, winning Q Best Act in the World Today and Q Best Solo Artist, respectively, at the annual ceremony hosted by British music magazine Q.
Thu, 17 Oct 2019 07:09:11 -0400
Malaysia orders China map cut from 'Abominable' film as furor widens - Malaysia's film censors have ordered a scene removed from the animated movie "Abominable" which shows China's "nine-dash line" in the South China Sea, an official said on Thursday, amid growing anger among countries with overlapping claims in the waterway.
Thu, 17 Oct 2019 04:35:36 -0400
'Panama Papers' law firm sues Netflix over film based on scandal - Mossack Fonseca, a Panamanian law firm at the center of the "Panama Papers" scandal, has filed a lawsuit against Netflix Inc over its new movie based on the case, accusing the video streaming company of defamation and seeking to stop the film's release.
Thu, 17 Oct 2019 01:45:49 -0400
TV 'Tarzan' star's wife slain by son, who is shot dead by police - The wife of the 1960s television "Tarzan" star Ron Ely was stabbed to death at their California home by the couple's son, who was then fatally shot by police in a confrontation outside the residence, authorities said on Wednesday.
Wed, 16 Oct 2019 21:04:02 -0400
K-pop singer decries cyber bullying after death of 'activist' star Sulli - Sulli, a former South Korean singer-actress, was a rare taboo breaker in a world where K-pop stars' every move is strictly monitored by their management, but her death has exposed the dark side of the industry that propelled a global craze.
Wed, 16 Oct 2019 11:30:43 -0400
Philippines' top diplomat calls for cut to 'Abominable' over China map - The foreign minister of the Philippines called on Wednesday for a cut to a scene in DreamWorks' animated film "Abominable" that shows China's unilaterally declared "nine-dash line" in the South China Sea.
Wed, 16 Oct 2019 06:33:18 -0400
Jolie and Pfeiffer battle for power in 'Maleficent' sequel - The sequel to Walt Disney Co's 2014 hit "Maleficent," which begins rolling out in global theaters on Wednesday, puts three women at the center of a fight for control between humans and fairies.
Tue, 15 Oct 2019 17:51:29 -0400
Actor Cuba Gooding Jr pleads not guilty to pinching woman's buttocks in club - Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to pinching a woman's buttocks in a nightclub last October, four months after he was charged with groping a woman in a separate incident.
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