Inspired by grandfather, ‘Bond’ director Mendes returns with tense war film ‘1917’

LONDON (Reuters) – Four years after wrapping up his second James Bond film, Oscar-winning director Sam Mendes is back, this time on the front lines of World War One in “1917,” an ambitious drama inspired by his grandfather’s experiences. Director … Continue reading Inspired by grandfather, ‘Bond’ director Mendes returns with tense war film ‘1917’

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe left behind $10 million, some properties -state media

HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwe’s former leader Robert Mugabe, who died in September, left $10 million and some properties in the capital, but no will naming his beneficiaries, details of his estate published by state-owned newspaper the Herald showed on Tuesday. … Continue reading Zimbabwe’s Mugabe left behind $10 million, some properties -state media

A year in showbiz: court drama, box office records and a young billionaire

LONDON (Reuters) – From the world’s youngest self-made billionaire to celebrities in court, the world of entertainment produced a wide array of headlines this year. Below are some of the biggest showbiz stories of 2019. FILE PHOTO: 91st Academy Awards … Continue reading A year in showbiz: court drama, box office records and a young billionaire