Roman Polanski: magistrate rejects request from victim to dismiss rape case

Ruling follows first appearance in the case by Samantha Geimer, who was 13 years old when the director sexually assaulted her in Los Angeles in 1977 A judge has repudiated a request by the woman who was raped by director…

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The most exciting science-fiction cinemas of 2017

In the latest in our 10 -part series, we run through the movies we are most looking forward to next year( in alphabetical order ). Today: science fiction Alien: Covenant Despite Ridley Scott being back at the reins, Prometheus( 2012)…

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Tilda Swinton releases Margaret Cho emails about film role diversity

White actor, cast as character in Doctor Strange originally written as Tibetan man, criticised by Asian-American comedian The Hollywood actor Tilda Swinton has published the full text of an email exchange she shared with the American comedian Margaret Cho, after…

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