Tag: Movies

‘White Boy Rick’ movie’s inspiration sues police for $100M

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DETROIT — A Detroit-area man whose decades in prison for drug dealing and work as an informant inspired the movie “White Boy Rick” filed...

Netflix’s ‘UNTOLD’ to dive deep into epic sports moments

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LOS ANGELES — Caitlyn Jenner’s reflections about winning an Olympic gold medal, boxer Christy Martin's fight for her life outside the ring and the...

Review: ‘Val’ offers a deep portrait of the actor Val Kilmer

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In his latest film, Val Kilmer gets an unusual screen credit for a bona fide Hollywood movie star: cinematographer. ...

New this week: ‘Zola,’ ‘Ted Lasso’ and a Felicity Jones film

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Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. ...

Road warrior Bob Dylan returns to stage — at least on film

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NEW YORK — After a year and a half away because of the pandemic, relentless road warrior Bob Dylan returned to a concert stage...

Almodóvar’s ‘Madres paralelas’ to open Venice Film Festival

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The Venice International Film Festival will kick off its 78th edition in September with the premiere of Pedro Almodóvar’s film “Madres paralelas.” ...

‘Space Jam’ dunks on ‘Black Widow’ to take box office No. 1

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“Black Widow” ceded its No. 1 spot to an unlikely foe in its second week in theaters: The Tune Squad. ...

Biz Markie, known for classic rap song ‘Just a Friend,’ dies

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LOS ANGELES — Biz Markie, a hip-hop staple known for his beatboxing prowess, turntable mastery and the 1989 classic “Just a Friend,” has died....

At Cannes, amfAR gala returns in movie star style

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ANTIBES, France — Sharon Stone hosted and Alicia Keys gave a dazzling performance as the lavish amfAR gala that raises money for AIDS research...

Cannes to award Palme d’Or as selected by Spike Lee jury

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The 74th Cannes Film Festival will on Saturday award its top honor, the Palme d'Or, as selected by a jury headed by Spike Lee. ...