Netflix in the running for top Oscars prize with ‘Roma’

Netflix Inc scored its first nomination for the prestigious best picture Oscar on Tuesday for “Roma,” a milestone that will test whether Hollywood’s film establishment is ready to award its top prize to a streaming service. Reuters: Entertainment News

In snowy Paris, Chanel recreates summery bliss, minus Lagerfeld

Chanel hosted guests in a mocked-up Mediterranean garden for its Haute Couture show on Tuesday though Karl Lagerfeld, the octogenarian designer responsible for the collection and extravagant set, failed to show up for his customary bow. Reuters: Entertainment News

Travolta’s ‘Gotti,’ Trump get Razzie ‘worst film’ nods

John Travolta’s mob movie flop “Gotti” and President Donald Trump were nominated on Monday for the Razzie Awards for the worst films of 2018 after a year that organizers called full of disasters – both on and off screen. Reuters: Entertainment News

‘Rambo’ producer Vajna dies aged 74

Andrew G. Vajna, the Hungarian movie producer behind “Rambo”, “Evita” and other international hits, died in his Budapest home on Sunday following a long illness, the Hungarian National Film Fund said. Reuters: Entertainment News

ProSieben sees pressure easing as Netflix raises prices

ProSiebenSat.1 Media believes that price increases by U.S. streaming giant Netflix could ease competitive pressures on the German group’s core TV business and is bullish on growth at its e-commerce arm, CEO Max Conze said. Reuters: Entertainment News

Catherine Deneuve to part with Saint Laurent gowns at auction

A beaded dress worn by Catherine Deneuve when she first met Alfred Hitchcock in 1969 are among dozens of glamorous gowns up for auction next week in Paris, where the French actress is due to part with her Yves Saint Laurent collection. Reuters: Entertainment News

Gladys Knight defends decision to sing U.S. anthem at Super Bowl

Singer Gladys Knight has defended her decision to perform the U.S. national anthem after receiving criticism from supporters of former quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who used the pre-game tradition to protest racial injustice. Reuters: Entertainment News

Luxury leader LVMH planning fashion brand with Rihanna: report

Louis Vuitton parent owner LVMH is developing a luxury brand with singer Rihanna, in a rare move by the acquisitive group towards building a new fashion label from scratch, industry news site WWD reported on Wednesday. Reuters: Entertainment News

BritBox streaming service grows by catering to U.S. women over 45

BritBox, a streaming service that brings British television to the United States, has attracted more than 500,000 subscribers thanks to growing interest from women over 45 in cities across the country, the company said on Thursday. Reuters: Entertainment News

Beyonce drops lawsuit over ‘Feyonce’ items

A lawsuit brought by Beyonce over the sale of “Feyonce” items to engaged couples has been dismissed at the singer’s request, court documents showed on Wednesday. Reuters: Entertainment News

ABC documentary on Theranos features ex-CEO deposition tapes

A television documentary about the rise and fall of Theranos Inc will include deposition tapes from founder and former Chief Executive Elizabeth Holmes and other key players in the downfall of the high-tech blood-testing company. Reuters: Entertainment News

Carol Channing, Broadway’s iconic ‘Dolly,’ dead at 97

Carol Channing, who won over audiences with her giddy, guileless charm in signature roles in Broadway’s “Hello, Dolly!” and “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes,” died in her California home on Tuesday at the age of 97, according to her publicist. Reuters: Entertainment News

Carol Channing, Broadway’s ‘Dolly,’ dead at 97, publicist says

Carol Channing, who won over audiences with a giddy, guileless charm in trademark roles in Broadway’s “Hello Dolly” and “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes,” died in her California home on Tuesday at the age of 97, according to her publicist. Reuters: Entertainment News

Maroon 5 to play Super Bowl halftime show

Pop band Maroon 5 will provide the halftime entertainment at next month’s Super Bowl in Atlanta in a show that will also feature rappers Travis Scott and Big Boi, the National Football League said on Sunday. Reuters: Entertainment News

Maroon 5 to play 2019 Super Bowl halftime show

Pop band Maroon 5 will provide the halftime entertainment at next month’s Super Bowl in Atlanta in a show that will also feature rappers Travis Scott and Big Boi, the National Football League said on Sunday. Reuters: Entertainment News

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