Film

Jada Pinkett Smith on being the feminist force of 'Magic Mike XXL'

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LOS ANGELES - From playing the villainous, manipulative Fish Mooney on Fox's Batman origins TV series "Gotham" to an empowering erotic club owner in "Magic Mike XXL," Jada Pinkett Smith is no stranger to taking on strong female characters on screen. | Video

'Terminator' is back, but can Schwarzenegger still pull crowds?

LOS ANGELES - "I'm old. Not obsolete," says Arnold Schwarzenegger's Terminator defiantly, three decades after his humanoid cyborg assassin first stormed onto the big screen.

01 Jul 2015

A Minute with: Sandra Bullock on playing a baddie in 'Minions'

LONDON - Sandra Bullock has played a medical engineer in space in "Gravity" and an undercover FBI agent posing as a beauty pageant model in "Miss Congeniality," but she takes on her first villainous role in the animated "Minions." | Video

01 Jul 2015

An older, wiser Schwarzenegger returns in 'Terminator: Genisys'

LOS ANGELES - Arnold Schwarzenegger may be older but that does not stop him from destroying his younger self, as the former governor of California returns to one of his most recognizable roles in "Terminator: Genisys."

30 Jun 2015

Marvel's superhero 'Ant-Man' plays big for the silver screen

LOS ANGELES - Marvel brings its latest superhero offering to the silver screen in "Ant-Man", with Paul Rudd, known for his roles in popular comedies, portraying a thief who has the power to shrink in size but grow in power. | Video

30 Jun 2015

Larry Kramer 'still has work to do' as film celebrates his life

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Larry Kramer's confrontational style has mellowed. Now 80, the playwright, novelist and AIDS activist, speaks softly and looks almost frail in a big leather armchair in his New York apartment overlooking Washington Square Park.

29 Jun 2015

Inspired by Spice Girls, Britain's Little Mix eye movie next

LONDON - Taking inspiration from the Spice Girls, whose popularity endures 15 years after the group split, British all-girl pop band Little Mix say they would like their version of the 1997 "Spice World" movie. | Video

Music 02 Jul 2015

Hasbro, Lions Gate to roll dice with Monopoly movie

- Toy maker Hasbro Inc is bringing the Monopoly board game to the silver screen, in a movie about a boy's quest to make his fortune and avoid jail time.

01 Jul 2015

Men bring the moves, but ladies take charge in 'Magic Mike XXL'

LOS ANGELES - Mike may have the magic, but it's the ladies that have the control in "Magic Mike XXL," as five buff men cater to the female gaze in the supercharged raunchy male stripper movie sequel.

29 Jun 2015

'Ted 2' stumbles to $32.9 million opening, 'Jurassic World' tops with $54.2 million

LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - The party wasn't as wild the second time around. | Video

28 Jun 2015
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Patterson's 'Truth or Die' nabs top spot on U.S. bestsellers list

NEW YORK - "Truth or Die," James Patterson's newest novel, shot straight to the top of the U.S bestsellers list on Thursday, pushing Stephen King's "Finders Keepers" into sixth place.