Pawel Pawlikowski, who won the 2015 foreign language Oscar for "Ida", is competing for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival with "Cold War" - a romance that tells a troubled love affair from the 1940s-1960s.
Fesitval has female stars vowing to protest on the red carpet against industry sexism, with two top directors barred from attending and bans hanging over some movies.
The golden couple of Spanish cinema will open this year's Cannes film festival together, where Javier Bardem memorably declared his love for Penelope Cruz in 2010.
The production is playing at the Lyric Theater, which underwent a multi-million dollar revamp to house the elaborate two-part, five hour long show.
Choi Eun-hee was the South's most famous actress for decades before being brazenly abducted in 1978 by North Korean spies in Hong Kong at the request of the North's then leader-in-waiting Kim Jong Il, an avid film fan.
"Pacific Rim," has dethroned Black Panther from the top spot of the US box office, but the superhero sensation spent the weekend becoming the highest-grossing comic book film ever in the US.
The investors pulled out of the deal after discovering tens of millions of dollars in undisclosed debt. The Weistein Company says it will continue to pursue an orderly bankruptcy process to maximise its value.
Black Panther is becoming one of the biggest superhero movies snagging a $66.3 million in its third weekend, the third-biggest third weekend of all time.
Guillermo del Toro's surrealist love story walks away with four Academy Awards, including best picture, in one of the tightest Oscar contests in recent history.
The project "Once upon a time in Hollywood," widely known as the Charles Manson film, is set in 1969 and will have two of Hollywood's biggest stars working together for first time in a feature film.
Sridevi made her acting debut aged just four, and went on have a career spanning over four decades.
The Marvel film from the Walt Disney Co. about a mythical and highly advanced African nation achieved the fifth-highest-grossing debut ever.
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