LOS ANGELES The lesbian romance "Carol" led the field for Film Independent's Spirit Awards with six nominations on Tuesday while the Catholic Church sex abuse tale "Spotlight" and the Netflix war thriller "Beasts of No Nation" picked up five each in the opening of the Hollywood awards season. | Video
LONDON Charlie Chaplin once said that all anyone needed to make a funny film was "a park, a policeman and a pretty girl". Chaplin failed to mention the "Tramp" costume that made him world famous.
PHILADELPHIA In the final scene of the movie "Creed," aging boxer Rocky Balboa stands atop the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and surveys the gleaming steel and glass office towers of the city's skyline.
NEW YORK The blue gingham dress worn by Judy Garland in the 1939 movie "The Wizard of Oz" sold for $1.56 million at an auction in New York on Monday. | Video
NEW YORK "Risky" was a word British director Tom Hooper heard a lot when he was trying to get "The Danish Girl" made seven years ago. | Video
BRUSSELS In a city locked down on high alert, one cinema dared to open its doors to show "Black" – a tense, violent, thriller version of Romeo and Juliet set among the gangs of the deprived Brussels district of Molenbeek, blamed for fomenting suicide attacks.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2" dominated the weekend box office. The final film in the science-fiction franchise debuted to $101 million, but even that massive figure wasn't as big a sendoff for Katniss Everdeen and her fellow revolutionaries as some had predicted. | Video
MUMBAI If the Indian censors have their way, James Bond can make liberal use of his licence to kill. But he'll have to cut back on the kissing - by exactly half.
LONDON Eddie Redmayne said he finds the lack of progress on transgender rights in the past century 'shocking' after playing 1920s transsexual pioneer Lili Elbe in his new film "The Danish Girl". | Video
When actors Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson made a surprise return to the catwalk at Paris fashion week in March, movie fans instantly knew the 2001 hit comedy "Zoolander" was getting a sequel.Paramount pictures have now released the trailer, offering a first look at the ongoing adventures of the hapless male models Derek (Stiller) and Hansel (Wilson).The original, which was a spin-off of a VH-1 skit by Stiller, told the story of Derek, who teams up with his arch-nemesis Hansel to thwart a plan by t | Video
MEXICO CITY Carlos Slim's brother interrogated leftist rebels for Mexico's intelligence agency while his eldest son often hands out a biographical novel about Leon Trotsky as a gift, according to a new book on the tycoon who was long the world's richest man.