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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Netflix Inc’s new movie “Bright” features the key ingredients of a Hollywood blockbuster: an A-list actor, an experienced director, and special effects that light up the screen during shootouts and car chases. Very few cinemas, however, will be showing the fantasy thriller starring Will Smith when it debuts on Friday. Netflix
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Actor Sylvester Stallone on Thursday denied an accusation that he raped a woman in the 1990s and said the allegation was “completely fabricated.” Celebrity news site TMZ reported on Wednesday, citing law enforcement sources, that a woman had recently reported the allegation dating back to the 1990s against Stallone to Santa
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Director Paul Thomas Anderson calls his movie “Phantom Thread” a romance, but its star Daniel Day-Lewis said that filming it made him so sad he decided to quit acting. Triple Oscar winner Day-Lewis plays fastidious 1950s London fashion designer Reynolds Woodcock whose self-centered life is disrupted when his latest muse, Alma
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) joined Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (FOXA.O) on Wednesday in asking the judge hearing AT&T Inc’s (T.N) antitrust case to strengthen an order aimed at keeping its data private if it is used at trial next year. Disney and Fox have given data to the Justice Department that is
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Steven Spielberg’s movie “The Post” is being hailed as a timely reminder about press freedom, democracy, whistle-blowing and government lies. But its makers says it is also intended as an ode to feminism that resonates as powerfully today as the 1970s era in which it is set. The movie, which begins
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. federal appeals court on Tuesday ruled that music licensing giant BMI did not have to abide by the Obama administration’s more restrictive interpretation of how royalties should be collected. The decision dealt a setback to the Justice Department’s effort to require Broadcast Music Inc, or BMI, and the American Society
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – When director Ridley Scott decided to remove Kevin Spacey from his film “All the Money in the World” and reshoot it with Christopher Plummer, he did not just pull off an extraordinary feat. Plummer’s performance as U.S. oil billionaire J. Paul Getty also subtly changed the tone of the movie about
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(Reuters) – TV “Hardball” host Chris Matthews was reprimanded after he was accused in 1999 of making inappropriate comments about a female employee, and the woman was given a separation payment, MSNBC said on Sunday. Representatives for Matthews, 72, did not immediately respond to requests for comment. The longtime host of the political talk show
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