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Actor Paul Sorvino, known for roles in Goodfellas, Law & Order, dies at 83

In his over 50 years in the entertainment business, Sorvino was a mainstay in films and television, playing an Italian American communist in Warren Beatty's Reds, Henry Kissinger in Oliver Stone's Nixon and mob boss Eddie Valentine in The Rocketeer.

Doctor Strange 2 conjures up largest opening weekend of 2022

The summer movie season is off to a blockbuster start thanks to Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness. The superhero extravaganza grossed an estimated $185 million US in ticket sales in its first weekend in U.S. and Canadian theatres, the Walt Disney Co. said Sunday. 

Spotify CEO apologizes for Joe Rogan backlash, but won't cut ties with podcast host

Joe Rogan has put Spotify in a tough spot, but the streaming giant is not ready to part ways with the popular podcast host despite intense criticism over his anti-vaccine comments and use of racial slurs.

Gucci heirs say House of Gucci narrative is inaccurate

The Gucci family is not pleased with the depiction of their relatives in the new film House of Gucci. In a statement issued this week, they said the narrative is "anything but accurate" and that the filmmakers did not consult them at all.

What are the safety protocols for guns on movie sets?

Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins died Thursday after a prop firearm that actor Alec Baldwin was holding discharged on the New Mexico set of Rust. Here's a look at the use of firearms on sets — and the safety protocols in place.

Black Widow soars to pandemic box-office record

Even with an option to watch Black Widow at home, audiences went to the movie theatre in pandemic record numbers this weekend to catch the first Marvel movie released in two years.

Actor and filmmaker Robert Downey Sr. dies at 85

Robert Downey Sr., the accomplished countercultural filmmaker, actor and father of superstar Robert Downey Jr., has died. He was 85. 

Netflix film Cuties becomes target of politicized backlash

The backlash to the French film Cuties started before it had even been released, because of a poster that went viral for its provocative depiction of its young female actors. But the spotlight has intensified since the film became available on Netflix, becoming the target of politicized outrage.

Batman movie shoot suspended after positive COVID-19 test

Someone working on the movie The Batman has tested positive for COVID-19, and the U.K. shoot has been temporarily suspended. 

Female directors close to parity at Venice Film Festival

At the 77th edition of the Venice Film Festival, 44 per cent of the films are directed by women. That's a great improvement from the past, as only four of the 62 films that competed for the coveted Golden Lion award between 2017 and 2019 were made by women.

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