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Beyond Oscars glitz, movie theaters face uncertain future

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Maryo Mogannam snuck into the Empire theater in San Francisco with his older cousins to watch "Animal House" when he was 14. He watched most of the James Bond movies at the historic art house and took his wife there on some of their first dates. Read More

 

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Hollywood ponders post-pandemic future of cinemas

(Reuters) - As Hollywood prepares to celebrate the Oscars on Sunday, movie theaters are trying to lure back audiences that have been streaming films at home for over a year. Some cinemas have closed permanently while others are trying to recover and hope that a string of delayed blockbusters will produce a moviegoing rebound. More »

 

Space drama 'Stowaway' puts Kendrick, Kim and Collette in tight spot

LONDON (Reuters) - Actors Anna Kendrick, Daniel Dae Kim and Toni Collette star as a space crew whose two-year mission to Mars is thrown into turmoil when they discover an unplanned passenger on board their spacecraft in the new Netflix movie "Stowaway". More »

 

Disney to bring 'Spider-Man' and other Sony movies to streaming, TV

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co said on Wednesday it had reached a deal with Sony Pictures to bring future "Spider-Man" movies and other films to Disney's streaming services and TV networks after they play on Netflix. More »

 

'A little bit of sparkle': fashionistas eye Oscars red carpet frocks

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Looking through a rack of colourful evening gowns, celebrity stylist Cristina Ehrlich pulls out a shiny black and chrome frock she describes as a classic red carpet look. More »

 

Music and tech team up to cut the milliseconds

STOCKHOLM/LONDON (Reuters) - Musicians desperate to work together in harmony while kept apart by COVID-19 lockdowns have been collaborating with tech companies to shave milliseconds from delays on their online connections, driving innovations that will transcend music. More »

 

Excitement builds in Icelandic fishing town vying for Oscars glory

(Reuters) -The tiny Icelandic town of Husavik, which was propelled to global fame by a hit Netflix comedy, has rolled out a red carpet on its main street in anticipation of even greater glory on Oscars night. More »

 

Burberry's Tisci eyes "modern armour" for winter womenswear

LONDON (Reuters) - Capes, flags and helmet-like hats dominated the Burberry catwalk on Wednesday in what designer Riccardo Tisci described as a "modern armour" collection for women this winter. More »

 

Oscars nominee 'Sound of Metal' puts rare spotlight on deaf culture

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Paul Raci, nominated for an Oscar for playing a drug abuse counselor who has lost his hearing in "Sound of Metal," said the most common response he receives from deaf people about the film is "how cool you show a bunch of deaf addicts." More »

 

'Who's going to play me?' Boy George launches casting search for biopic

LONDON (Reuters) - British singer Boy George launched a casting search on Tuesday, looking for an actor to portray him in a music biopic set to start filming this summer. More »

 

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