Oscar-winning director Alfonso Cuaron's Spanish-language drama "Roma" won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival. The story focuses on Cuaron's mother and the two maids who helped bring him up.
US actor Burt Reynolds, best known for his roles in "Deliverance" and "Boogie Nights," died on Thursday, his publicist announced. The 82-year-old actor, a huge box office draw in the 1970s, died at a hospital in Florida.
More than a third, 38 percent to be exact, of all films and 30 percent of 225 features in the line-up of the 62nd annual London Film Festival have female directors, an increase from 2017.
The Italian festival created controversy over the inclusion of Netflix productions and the inclusion of just one female director in the competition.
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.
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