'Shape of Water' leads Globes nominees; risk-takers rewarded
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Hollywood's long awards season began to take shape on Monday with Golden Globe nominations that rewarded risk-taking and shone a spotlight on veterans and newcomers alike.
FACTBOX-Honored, humbled, amazed: Stars react to Golden Globe nominations
LOS ANGELES, Dec 11 (Reuters) - From a World War Two drama and a fantasy tale to a gay romance and a coming of age movie, a varied crop of films and veteran actors and new faces received Golden Globe nominations on Monday.
Female directors snubbed, Plummer surprises at Golden Globe nominations
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Women were shut out of the directors race at the 2018 Golden Globe nominations on Monday, while Ridley Scott's scramble to reshoot "All the Money in the World" led to a surprise nod for actor Christopher Plummer, who replaced Kevin Spacey.
Key television nominations for the 2018 Golden Globe awards
LOS ANGELES, Dec 11, (Reuters) - Nominations were announced on Monday for the 2018 Golden Globe awards for movies and television.
UPDATE 2-Saudi Arabia lifts cinema ban, directors and movie chains rejoice
RIYADH, Dec 11 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia lifted a 35-year-old ban on cinemas on Monday, prompting celebrations from film fans, directors and movie chains eyeing the last untapped mass market in the Middle East.
Saudi Arabia says cinemas will be allowed from early 2018
DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia said on Monday that public cinemas would be allowed in the conservative kingdom for the first time in over 35 years, and that the first ones were likely to open next March.
Box Office: 'Coco' wins as 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' waits in the wings
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - With anticipation building for "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," Disney-Pixar's animated comedy "Coco" handily won its third straight crown at a moderate North American box office with $18.3 million at 3,748 sites.
Haley: Women accusers should be heard, even if Trump is target
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, said on Sunday that any woman who has felt violated or mistreated by a man has every right to speak up, even if she is accusing President Donald Trump.
'I, Tonya' Filmmakers Rejected Indie Rock Darling Sufjan Stevens' 'Tonya Harding' Song
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Indie-rock hero Sufjan Stevens is effectively running against himself in the Oscars' best original song category, with two prominently featured and equally respected tunes in "Call Me By Your Name" ("Mystery of Love," heard mid-film, and "Visions of Gideon," over the end credits). But if he'd had his way, he might have had three songs in contention.
'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' premieres with tribute to late Carrie Fisher
Los Angeles (Reuters) - The galaxy far, far away was brought to life in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday for the world premiere of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” where the anticipated first screening was dedicated to the franchise’s late star, Carrie Fisher.
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