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Box Office: 'Toy Story 4' dominates with $118 million debut


LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Disney's domination over the box office only seemed to strengthen this weekend as "Toy Story 4" easily topped box office charts.

Malkovich returns to London stage as disgraced producer in Mamet play

LONDON American actor John Malkovich returned to London's West End on Wednesday after nearly 30 years, taking on what he called a "very challenging" role of a disgraced Hollywood film mogul in a new play partly inspired by the scandal surrounding producer Harvey Weinstein.

People, Jun 19 2019

'Yesterday' comedy movie gets Beatles' seal of approval

LONDON Imagine a world where The Beatles never existed? That is what British director Danny Boyle asks audiences to believe in his new movie "Yesterday." | Video

Jun 18 2019

When 007 met the Prince: Bond film set gets royal visit

LONDON James Bond received a royal visit on Thursday when Britain's Prince Charles toured the set of the new 007 movie filming at Pinewood Studios outside London.

World, Jun 20 2019

Empowerment rules at MTV awards, with win for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

LOS ANGELES Superhero blockbuster "Avengers: Endgame" was the top winner at the MTV Movie and TV awards on Monday in a show marked by messages of empowerment and self-esteem. | Video

Television Jun 18 2019

'Men in Black: International' leads box office with muted $28 million

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Hollywood seems to be coming down with a contagious case of franchise fatigue this summer, as "Men in Black: International" and "Shaft" become the latest sequels largely dismissed by moviegoers in North America.

Jun 16 2019

'The Dead Don't Die' stars on the environment

Flesh-eating zombies terrorize a small town in Jim Jarmusch's "The Dead Don't Die", a comedy horror in which polar fracking sets off strange reactions and raises the dead. | Video

Environment Jun 14 2019

'Men in Black' Hemsworth and Thompson suit up for fourth installment

MOSCOW The "Men in Black" are back - wearing the same suits and sunglasses but different faces. | Video

Jun 06 2019

Aston Martin built for James Bond heading to auction

LOS ANGELES A 1965 Aston Martin DB5 outfitted with special gadgets for James Bond, such as tire slashers, machine guns and a bulletproof shield, will go up for auction in August, the auction house announced on Wednesday. | Video

Jun 12 2019

Samoa bans 'Rocketman' over gay scenes: media

SYDNEY Samoa has banned "Rocketman", the movie-musical based on the life of British musician Elton John, over its depiction of homosexuality, the South Pacific island's censor has said.

Jun 11 2019

British author Rowling says Trump has a right to be bigoted

NEW YORK Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling labeled U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump bigoted after receiving the PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award in New York. | Video