Name to know: ‘Escape Room’ franchise star Taylor Russell

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Movie lovers don’t necessarily come to high concept horrors like “Escape Room” or its sequel “Tournament of Champions” for the acting. ...

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There are many startling moments in “Roadrunner,” Morgan Neville’s rich and moving documentary about the singular culinary storyteller Anthony Bourdain, who tragically took his...

Study finds more racial diversity in LGBTQ film characters

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NEW YORK — The year 2020 saw welcome growth in racial diversity of LBGTQ characters in films released by major studios, according to a...

Movie producer charged with operating prostitution service

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NEW YORK — A movie producer was arrested Thursday in California on a New York indictment accusing him of using a movie production company...

‘The Queen’s Gambit,’ ‘Ted Lasso’ vie for Emmy nominations

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LOS ANGELES — “The Crown" and “Ted Lasso,” among the TV shows that helped distract America during an oppressive pandemic year, are in the...

In ‘Stillwater,’ Matt Damon bridges Oklahoma and France

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CANNES, France — The set-up of Tom McCarthy’s “Stillwater” sounds very Liam Neeson. ...

Emmy surprises: ‘Pose,’ ‘I May Destroy You’ & ‘Lupin’

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NEW YORK — The Emmy Award nominations announced Tuesday included some snubs and surprises. ...

Unable to leave Russia, director attends Cannes virtually

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CANNES, France — Celebrated Russian filmmaker Kirill Serebrennikov is banned from leaving his home country, so he is attending the Cannes Film Festival virtually....

Hahn, Thede, other nominees react to Emmy announcement

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LOS ANGELES — Stars such as Kathryn Hahn, Robin Thede and “Bridgerton” creator and showrunner Chris Van Dusen expressed joy after being nominated for...

Nickelodeon celebrates ‘Blue’s Clues’ anniversary with movie

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NEW YORK — Nickelodeon says it is making a new movie featuring stars of “Blues Clues & You!” to celebrate the 25th anniversary of...