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  • T2 Trainspotting charts era-defining anti-heroes 20 years on

    Scottish author Irvine Welsh poses for a photograph during an interview with Reuters ahead of the premiere of the film "T2 Trainspotting" in Edinburgh.Fans and stars braved freezing Scottish weather to flock to the premiere of T2 Trainspotting on Sunday, the sequel to the era-defining story of Edinburgh drug addicts Renton, Spud, Sick Boy and thug Begbie two decades on. The original Trainspotting tracked the sordid and tragi-comic side of Scottish street life via the friends' drug-addled criminal activity set to a pulsating soundtrack. Like the first film, T2 Trainspotting contains elements of shameless fun, heart-racing sequences and excruciating moments.




  • Shyamalan thriller 'Split' claims US box office crown

    'Split'"Split," a thriller about a man who imprisons three teenage girls in an underground bunker, debuted as the top ticket seller at North American movie houses, preliminary Hollywood figures showed on Sunday. The movie -- directed by M. Night Shyamalan, the Indian American director also responsible for the "Sixth Sense" and other films in the horror genre -- grossed an estimated $40.2 million, box office tracker Exhibitor Relations said.




  • 'Trainspotting' returns after 21 years with punchy sequel

    'Trainspotting 2'Two decades later, the ageing Scottish lowlifes of "Trainspotting" are back with a new sequel which premieres Sunday in Edinburgh. "T2: Trainspotting" reunites Ewan McGregor, Robert Carlyle, Jonny Lee Miller and Ewen Bremner with now Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle. Renton, the character that launched the career of "Star Wars" actor McGregor, returns to Edinburgh after years away -- and his friends Begbie, Sick Boy and Spud are waiting, as dysfunctional as ever.




  • Shyamalan's 'Split' rules inauguration weekend with $40.2M

    This image released by Universal Pictures shows James McAvoy in a scene from, "Split." (Universal Pictures via AP)NEW YORK (AP) — M. Night Shyamalan's psychological thriller "Split" blew away box-office expectations, earning $40.2 million in ticket sales over inauguration weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday.




  • Dee Rees' American odyssey 'Mudbound' captivates Sundance

    Director Dee Rees, from left, actors Garrett Hedlund, Rob Morgan, Mary J. Blige, Carrey Mulligan, center, and Jason Mitchell, bottom pose for a portrait to promote the film, "Mudbound", at the Music Lodge during the Sundance Film Festival on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP)PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Director Dee Rees wanted to get to the big questions in her enthralling period epic "Mudbound." Specifically: What is it to be a citizen and what is it to fight for a country that doesn't fight for you? The film, which premiered Saturday night at the Sundance Film Festival, had audiences raving and some already speculating about Oscar chances.




  • Cyberattack on Sundance briefly shutters box office

    People enter a door leading to the Festival Box Office during the 2017 Sundance Film Festival on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, in Park City, Utah. Representatives for the Sundance Film Festival say that their network systems were subject to a cyberattack that caused its box offices to shut down briefly Saturday afternoon. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP)PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Representatives for the Sundance Film Festival say that their network systems were subject to a cyberattack that caused its box offices to shut down briefly Saturday afternoon.




  • Pink hats take over Sundance festival as Handler leads Women's March

    Children hold their signs during a protest against new U.S. President Donald Trump during the Sundance Film Festival, in Park CityBy Piya Sinha-Roy PARK CITY, Utah (Reuters) - More than 2,000 people took to snow-covered streets during the Sundance Film Festival on Saturday in solidarity with Women's March demonstrations around the United States, organized to show opposition to U.S. President Donald Trump's agenda. A sea of bright pink knitted hats, a symbol of the movement, stood out on the streets of Park City, Utah, as talk show host Chelsea Handler led the Women's March there. Protesters chanted "Not My President," "Love Trumps Hate" and "Fight Like a Girl." The demonstration took place during the 10-day Sundance festival for independent film, which takes over the small mountain resort town every year.




  • Paramount inks $1B film co-finance deal with 2 Chinese firms

    FILE - In this July 8, 2015 file photo, the main gate to Paramount Studios is seen on Melrose Avenue, in Los Angeles. Paramount Pictures said it has inked a co-financing deal with two Chinese companies for the Hollywood studio's slate of movies over the next three years, in a statement released Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)HONG KONG (AP) — Paramount Pictures said Friday it has inked a co-financing deal with two Chinese companies for the Hollywood studio's slate of movies over the next three years.




  • Anne Hathaway's 'Colossal' to Be Released by Tom Quinn and Tim League's New Company (Exclusive)
    The pair's new label has been loosely operating since it acquired Michael Moore's 'Where to Invade Next' out of Toronto last year.

  • Cannes: Anne Hathaway to Star in 'Colossal' (Exclusive)
    From Voltage Pictures, the movie is described as 'Godzilla' meets 'Lost in Translation.'