LONDON: Award-winning American war reporter Marie Colvin was known for her dispatches from some of the world’s most brutal conflicts. Now a new film starring “Gone Girl” actress Rosamund Pike tells her story about being fearless on the battlefront. Focusing on the last decade of her life, “A Private War” takes audiences to the frontlines of fighting in Sri Lanka, Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya and Syria. Colvin, reporting for Britain’s Sunday Times, was killed in Syria in 2012. Based on an article about Colvin in Vanity Fair,…
LOS ANGELES: Beyonce Knowles and Lady Gaga are among 36 prominent women who have signed a petition calling Sunday on the G7 and the African Union to tackle female poverty.
LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK: Ben Affleck's movie thriller "Gone Girl" dominated U.S. and Canadian movie charts for a second consecutive weekend, collecting $26.8 million in ticket sales to beat back challenges from four new films that fought for moviegoer dollars.
NEW YORK: Ben Affleck is not interested in playing nice guys and would choose an interesting, complicated character over a likeable one, which is what drew him to "Gone Girl," a dark thriller about marriage, intimacy and the roles people play.