#MeToo: Sexual harassment stories sweep social media after Weinstein allegations
LONDON (Reuters) - Million of women across the world have been sharing their experiences of sexual harassment and abuse in an online campaign using the hashtag #MeToo on Twitter and with rolling posts on Facebook.
As Hollywood struggles with sexism, female-led story ends London film fest
LONDON (Reuters) - The London Film Festival closed on Sunday with a violent and profanity-laden dark comedy featuring Frances McDormand, as a small-town mother seeking justice for her murdered daughter, tipped for an Oscar nod.
Lawyer who threatened defamation suit against New York Times leaves Weinstein defense: source
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Attorney Charles Harder has withdrawn from the legal team of Harvey Weinstein after previously threatening to sue the New York Times over its reports that the movie producer had been the target of sexual harassment complaints, said a source familiar with the matter on Sunday.
Box Office: 'Happy Death Day' Crushes 'Blade Runner 2049' With $26.5 Million
LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - "Happy Death Day" has cause for celebration.
Harvey Weinstein expelled from Academy of Motion Pictures
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences expelled producer Harvey Weinstein on Saturday, after allegations that he sexually harassed or assaulted a number of women over the past three decades, a sharp smack for a Hollywood mogul known for powering a string of films to Oscar gold.
France considers revoking Weinstein's Legion of Honour
PARIS (Reuters) - France has started the process of stripping Harvey Weinstein of his Legion of Honour, France's highest civilian distinction, after allegations of sexual harassment against the film producer, President Emmanuel Macron's office said on Saturday.
Fandango Buys Rival MovieTickets.com, Amassing Broader Theater Reach
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Fandango plans to acquire longtime competitor MovieTickets.com, in what would be the union of the industry's two biggest online movie-ticketing services.
Weinstein Co said to explore sale or shutdown, but company denies report
(Reuters) - The Weinstein Co, the film production company part-owned by Harvey Weinstein, is exploring a sale or shutdown and is unlikely to continue as an independent entity, The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, but the company's co-chairman, Bob Weinstein, denied the report.
Russia cinema chain, changing mind, will run film about tzar's affair
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's largest cinema chain said on Friday it had changed its mind and would now run the film "Matilda" despite threats from religious conservatives slamming the film as blasphemous.
Goldman exploring options for stake in Weinstein Co
(Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc said on Friday it was exploring options for the stake it holds in the Weinstein Co following allegations of sexual harassment against co-Chairman Harvey Weinstein.
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