Arts http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/25096/all en Eclectic opening for Sundance with films about Mideast, Chile, US Southwest http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/eclectic-opening-sundance-films-about-mideast-chile-us-southwes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Palestinian-American filmmaker gets opening day spotlight</p> <p>* Four films kick off 10-day indie film festival</p> <p>By Piya Sinha-Roy</p> <p>PARK CITY, Utah, Jan 17 (Reuters) - The Sundance Film Festival opens Thursday with movies and documentaries from around the world, including a feature that examines the cultural divide between the Middle East and the United States.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/eclectic-opening-sundance-films-about-mideast-chile-us-southwes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American film directors Arts Cinema of the United States Entertainment Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 23:00:41 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735872 at http://www.globalpost.com Barbra Streisand to receive Lincoln Center's Chaplin Award http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/barbra-streisand-receive-lincoln-centers-chaplin-award <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NEW YORK, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Barbra Streisand will add the Film Society of Lincoln Center's Chaplin Award to her roster of honors, in recognition of her achievement as a director, writer, producer and film star, the group said on Friday.</p> <p>Streisand, who shot to fame in the 1960s on Broadway and as a major recording star, will receive the honor at the 40th Annual Chaplin Award gala in New York on April 22 which will feature celebrity guests and a host of film and interview clips.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/barbra-streisand-receive-lincoln-centers-chaplin-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts Barbra Streisand Entertainment Film Human Interest Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 22:00:17 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736421 at http://www.globalpost.com Justin Bieber tops Lady Gaga to rule Twitter http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/justin-bieber-tops-lady-gaga-rule-twitter <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 22 (Reuters) - Teen heartthrob Justin Bieber with his hordes of fans known of Beliebers became the King of Twitter on Tuesday, topping fellow pop star Lady Gaga as the user with the most followers.</p> <p>Data from TwitterCounter.com showed that the 18-year-old Canadian singer jumped into the lead with 33.33 million followers, topping Lady Gaga's 33.32 million and ending her two-and-a-half year rule of the microblogging site.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/justin-bieber-tops-lady-gaga-rule-twitter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts Human Interest Music Nationality Religion Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 17:30:28 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737861 at http://www.globalpost.com Women face celluloid ceiling in US film industry, study finds http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/women-face-celluloid-ceiling-us-film-industry-study-finds Women lag far behind men in reaching the top jobs in the film business as a study on Tuesday found only 9 percent of directors of the top 250 grossing Hollywood films in 2012 were women - the same level as 15 years ago.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/women-face-celluloid-ceiling-us-film-industry-study-finds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts Entertainment Film Human Interest Social Issues Visual arts Entertainment United States Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 21:00:00 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737999 at http://www.globalpost.com Broadway's 'Spider-Man' producers, Taymor, near settlement, again http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/broadways-spider-man-producers-taymor-near-settlement-again <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Karen Freifeld</p> <p>NEW YORK, Jan 23 (Reuters) - The producers of "Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark" and Julie Taymor, the musical's ousted director, are once again ready to settle their long-running court case, a court filing showed on Wednesday.</p> <p>"We anticipate notifying the Court within the next week that a final settlement agreement has been executed," attorney Charles T. Spada, who represents Taymor, wrote in a Jan. 22 letter to U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest in Manhattan.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/broadways-spider-man-producers-taymor-near-settlement-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts Comics Entertainment Julie Taymor Julie Taymor Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 24 Jan 2013 03:15:38 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738653 at http://www.globalpost.com Rare works of famed photographers expected to get record prices at auction http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/rare-works-famed-photographers-expected-get-record-prices-at-au <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Patricia Reaney</p> <p>NEW YORK, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Vintage photographs by some of the world's most famous photographers such as Edward Weston, Alfred Stieglitz and Man Ray are expected to fetch more than $5.2 million at auction and set record prices for their works, Christie's said.</p> <p>The 70 prints, which were made mainly in the 1920s, were amassed by a private collector and focused on photographers influenced by the artistic revolution in Western Europe at the turn of the century.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/rare-works-famed-photographers-expected-get-record-prices-at-au" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts Photography Visual arts Thomson Reuters Thu, 24 Jan 2013 16:39:44 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738878 at http://www.globalpost.com Legendary Japanese filmmakers to be honored by Hollywood http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/legendary-japanese-filmmakers-be-honored-hollywood <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LOS ANGELES, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Legendary Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa and three of his compatriots will be honored by the Writers Guild of America (WGA) next month for their lifetime of work on movies that organizers said have "given us all a taste of the sublime."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/legendary-japanese-filmmakers-be-honored-hollywood" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts Cinema of Japan Entertainment Film Human Interest Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 01:15:29 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739162 at http://www.globalpost.com Barbra Streisand to sing at Oscars for first time in decades http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/barbra-streisand-sing-at-oscars-first-time-decades <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NEW YORK, Jan 30 (Reuters) - Actress, singer and director Barbra Streisand may be a familiar figure at Hollywood's Oscars, but she has only sung on the annual awards show once.</p> <p>Streisand will perform again at the Academy Awards on Feb. 24, producers said on Wednesday, without providing details about how her appearance would fit into the show or what she might sing.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/barbra-streisand-sing-at-oscars-first-time-decades" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts Barbra Streisand Cinema of the United States Film Human Interest Thomson Reuters Wed, 30 Jan 2013 17:16:00 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5741618 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters People News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/reuters-people-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current people news briefs.</p> <p>Lindsay Lohan could face jail after March trial in California</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/reuters-people-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts Disaster Entertainment Human Interest Midnight's Children Nationality Social Issues Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 31 Jan 2013 21:15:45 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5742224 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Entertainment News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130202/reuters-entertainment-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs.</p> <p>Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem expecting second child -report s</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130202/reuters-entertainment-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts Business Entertainment Human Interest Islam Nationality Social Issues Technology Thomson Reuters Sat, 02 Feb 2013 05:30:44 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5743820 at http://www.globalpost.com Winners of Berlin film festival's Golden Bear since 1993 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/winners-berlin-film-festivals-golden-bear-1993 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The 63rd Berlinale kicks off Thursday with 19 films in competition for the Golden and Silver Bear top prizes, with Chinese director Wong Kar Wai chairing the international jury.</p> <p>Here are the winners since 1993 of the Golden Bear at the event, one of the world's top cinema showcases and the first major European film festival of the year.</p> <p>- 1993: Tie between "Xian Hun Nu" (The Woman from the Lake of Scented Souls) by Xie Fei (China) and "Hsi Yen" (The Wedding Banquet) by Ang Lee (Taiwan)</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/winners-berlin-film-festivals-golden-bear-1993" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts Berlin Film Festival Films AFP Tue, 05 Feb 2013 02:46:01 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5745951 at http://www.globalpost.com S. Korean air force parodies 'Les Miserables' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/s-korean-air-force-parodies-les-miserables The 14-minute video, entitled "Les Militaribles", has garnered more than 400,000 views in just a few days and even received a Twitter nod from one of the stars of the Hollywood version, Russell Crowe.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/s-korean-air-force-parodies-les-miserables" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts British films Entertainment Romantic drama films Entertainment AFP South Korea Thu, 07 Feb 2013 08:31:00 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5748538 at http://www.globalpost.com S. Korean air force parodies 'Les Miserables' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/s-korean-air-force-parodies-les-miserables-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The South Korean air force has posted a "Les Miserables" video parody on YouTube, complete with snow-shovelling airmen, a lovelorn military service conscript and a vindictive superior officer.</p> <p>The 14-minute video, entitled "Les Militaribles", has garnered more than 400,000 views in just a few days and even received a Twitter nod from one of the stars of the Hollywood version, Russell Crowe.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/s-korean-air-force-parodies-les-miserables-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts British films Entertainment Romantic drama films AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 09:45:42 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5748600 at http://www.globalpost.com REFILE-Singing Korean airmen score a hit with love, snow and 'Les Mis' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/singing-korean-airmen-score-hit-love-snow-and-les-mis <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Fixes typo in second paragraph)</p> <p>By Ju-min Park</p> <p>SEOUL, Feb 8 (Reuters) - South Korean military conscripts may have dreamed a dream of defending the homeland, but their life is one of snow shovelling and thwarted love - at least in a parody of "Les Miserables" starring real airmen that has become an Internet hit.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/singing-korean-airmen-score-hit-love-snow-and-les-mis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts Entertainment Film French people Human Interest Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Feb 2013 08:45:50 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5749731 at http://www.globalpost.com Women headline Berlin film fest's breakout hits http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/women-headline-berlin-film-fests-breakout-hits <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Fierce performances by lead actresses lit up the screens Sunday at the 63rd Berlinale which, after Cannes shunned female filmmakers in its competition last year, also has three women directors in the race.</p> <p>In the first real favourite to emerge at the 11-day festival, the bittersweet Chilean film "Gloria" drew loud cheers at its world premiere, followed by an enthusiastic reception for France's "The Nun" starring Isabelle Huppert and Belgian breakout star Pauline Etienne.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/women-headline-berlin-film-fests-breakout-hits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts Entertainment Film Human Interest Isabelle Huppert Politics AFP Sun, 10 Feb 2013 17:30:37 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5751923 at http://www.globalpost.com