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'Rebecca' proves to be the novel that keeps on giving


LOS ANGELES Daphne du Maurier's beloved novel “Rebecca” has seen multiple screen adaptations but the director of the latest film version believes his may be the closest to the 1938 book.

Liam Neeson Thriller 'Honest Thief' Leads Cratering U.S. Box Office

LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - Liam Neeson's thriller "Honest Thief" limped to first place at the domestic box office, debuting at $3.7 million. Those ticket sales, among the lowest ever to land at No. 1, came in slightly ahead of Christopher Nolan's "Tenet" and Robert De Niro's family comedy "War With Grandpa."

Oct 18 2020

Movie theaters outside New York City to reopen at 25% capacity, Cuomo says

NEW YORK Movie theaters outside of New York City will be allowed to reopen on Oct. 23 after a months-long hiatus spurred by the coronavirus, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday. | Video

United States, Oct 17 2020

North Korea says Danish documentary on alleged sanctions-busting 'fabricated'

COPENHAGEN/STOCKHOLM North Korea said on Thursday a Danish documentary that with hidden cameras shows apparent attempts to evade a U.N. ban on arms trading with Pyongyang was completely made up and called on Denmark to find the infiltrator.

Disney's 'Peter Pan,' 'Aristocats' get racism advisories

LOS ANGELES Classic Disney animated movies "Peter Pan," "The Aristocrats" and "Dumbo" have been given content advisory notices warning viewers that they contain outdated or stereotyped depictions of people of color.

Oct 15 2020

'The War With Grandpa' Tops 'Tenet' at Domestic Box Office

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "The War With Grandpa," a Robert De Niro comedy about the battle between a wily septuagenarian and his grandson over a bedroom, was originally supposed to hit theaters in 2018.

Oct 11 2020

From teens to superstars - Netflix film tracks BLACKPINK's rise

LONDON BLACKPINK fans will see a softer side to the K-pop girl power group in a Netflix documentary in which its members open up about their journey from teenage trainees to global superstars. | Video

Music, People Oct 12 2020

London Film Festival offers beacon of hope to COVID-hit industry

LONDON The pizzazz of the red carpet will be lacking and fewer films will be on offer at this year's London Film Festival, but fans can still enjoy a broad programme, either on the big screen while socially distanced or streamed into their own homes.

Oct 08 2020

Pixar movie 'Soul' going straight to Disney+ streaming service

LOS ANGELES Pixar animated movie "Soul" which had been set to hit theaters in November, will instead debut on the Disney+ streaming service on Christmas Day, Walt Disney Co said on Thursday.

Oct 08 2020

Danish filmmaker says he can share evidence on North Korea trying to skirt sanctions

COPENHAGEN/STOCKHOLM The Danish director of a new documentary that with hidden cameras shows apparent attempts to evade a U.N. ban on arms trading with North Korea said he is keen to share an "enormous" amount of material not included in the film.

Oct 13 2020

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