Sienna Miller faces every mother's worst nightmare in "grueling" new role
LONDON, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Portraying a single mother whose teenage daughter suddenly disappears in "American Woman" was a "grueling" role for Sienna Miller that forced the British-American actress to imagine her worst nightmare.
FEATURE -Artists fight censorship after Brazil bans gay films, comic
MEXICO CITY, Oct 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When an Avengers comic featuring a gay kiss was banned from Brazil's largest book festival, author Nana Queiroz stuffed copies of her latest bestseller into a suitcase in a bid to outwit authorities' latest move to silence LGBT+ storytellers.
Police, dogs search notorious Mexican prison for clandestine graves
MONTERREY, Mexico (Reuters) - In the courtyard of a jail that was shuttered last week, a man wearing a surgical mask and gloves used an underground scanner to search the earth for hidden graves in what was for decades one of Mexico's most violent prisons.
Judge orders Brazil to reinstate funding for films in LGBT+ victory
RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Brazil, which had halted funding for about 80 films including a handful with LGBT+ themes, must resume the financing a federal judge has ruled, granting a victory to LGBT+ and other film-makers whose upcoming grants had been frozen.
'Two Popes' filmmakers hope Pope Francis is amused
LONDON (Reuters) - Director Fernando Meirelles is a fan of Pope Francis but says his new film, which tries to get into the head of the Argentine pontiff, also shows some of his weaknesses.
Box office: 'Joker' smashes October record with $93.5 million debut
LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - Warner Bros.' "Joker" laughed its way to a new record at the domestic box office.
Box Office: 'Joker' Sets $39.9 Million Opening Day Record for October
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Weeks of controversial headlines aren't getting in the way of a record-breaking weekend for Warner Bros.' "Joker."
Late INXS singer Hutchence remembered in intimate film 'Mystify'
LONDON (Reuters) - A new documentary seeks to move away from "rumors and tabloid headlines" to paint an intimate portrait of late INXS frontman Michael Hutchence, charting his rise to global stardom and personal troubles.
Box Office: 'Joker' Scores Record $13.3 Million on Thursday Night
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Joaquin Phoenix's "Joker" scored a record $13.3 million on Thursday night in North America.
Charmed lives and comebacks: Eddie Murphy returns in 'Dolemite Is My Name'
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Sure, Eddie Murphy hasn't been around for a while, and his new movie "Dolemite Is My Name" is getting rave reviews. But don't call it a comeback.
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