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  • Disney's 'Mulan' to skip most movie theaters for streaming

    (This August 4 story has been refiled to remove garble from paragraph 5)

  • 'Cocoon' actor Wilford Brimley dies age 85

    (Reuters) - Actor Wilford Brimley, best known for his roles in the Oscar-winning movie "Cocoon" and "The Firm" has died at the age of 85, U.S. media reported.

  • 'Cocoon' actor Wilford Brimley dies age 85

    Aug 2 (Reuters) - Actor Wilford Brimley, best known for his roles in the Oscar-winning movie "Cocoon" and "The Firm" has died at the age of 85, U.S. media reported.

  • Alan Parker, director of 'Bugsy Malone' and 'Mississippi Burning', dies at 76

    LONDON (Reuters) - British filmmaker Alan Parker, director of movies ranging from "Bugsy Malone", a gangster comedy featuring children armed with machineguns that fired cream, to the tense prison drama "Midnight Express", died on Friday aged 76.

  • UPDATE 2-Alan Parker, director of "Bugsy Malone" and "Mississippi Burning," dies at 76

    LONDON, July 31 (Reuters) - British filmmaker Alan Parker, director of movies ranging from "Bugsy Malone," a gangster comedy featuring children armed with machineguns that fired cream, to the tense prison drama "Midnight Express," died on Friday aged 76.

  • Beyonce's 'Black Is King' hopes to shift perception of being Black

    LOS ANGELES, July 31 (Reuters) - Beyonce's new visual album celebrating Black culture was greeted with rapturous reviews on Friday, arriving in the midst of a cultural reckoning about race and social justice.

  • Adventurer's 'Into the Wild' bus may be headed to Alaska museum

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - The infamous bus that served as the final campsite for doomed adventurer Christopher McCandless could be preserved as a museum piece under a plan announced on Thursday by Alaska officials.

  • Russell Crowe in 'Unhinged': Film Review

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Over a staggered series of pandemic-delayed release dates, "Unhinged" has been consistently hyped as the film that will bring the dormant theatrical scene back to life -- the one that, as other major releases have either postponed themselves into the distant whenever or bit the bullet and premiered online, has stuck to its guns as a summer big-screen experience.

  • 'The Cuban': Film Review

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - There are several very mildly cautionary notes sounded in Sergio Navarretta's "The Cuban," . There's the gentle exhortation not to follow someone else's dream at the expense of your own. There's a subtle finger-wag at ageism, at the assumption that because someone is elderly or infirm they have nothing left to give the world. And there's a whole lot about the healing power of music. But the real learning here ought to be that if you cast two such charismatic performers as Louis Gossett Jr. and Shohreh Aghdashloo in your movie, it would be better to clear all the Life Lesson clutter away and just let them get on with it.

  • INTERVIEW -The board game helping South Asian girls escape arranged marriage

    LONDON, July 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Nashra Balagamwala's Pakistani family started pressuring her into an arranged marriage, she decided to get creative to avoid the myriad of suitors being foisted upon her.

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