Tag: Movies

New this week: ‘Justice League,’ ‘Country Comfort’ & scandal

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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. ...

Where to stream the best picture Oscar nominees

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Normally, Academy Award nominations mean an Oscar bump in box office. This year, streaming services and digital rental platforms may get a bounce. ...

DeFeo, convicted killer in ‘Amityville Horror’ case, dies

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ALBANY, N.Y. — The man convicted of slaughtering his parents and four siblings in a home that later inspired the “The Amityville Horror” book...

Yaphet Kotto of ‘Live and Let Die,’ ‘Alien,’ dies at 81

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NEW YORK — Yaphet Kotto, the commanding actor who brought tough magnetism and stately gravitas to films including the James Bond movie “Live and...

Spike Lee to head Cannes Film Festival jury

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NEW YORK — Spike Lee, who was set to lead last year's jury for the Cannes Film Festival that was ultimately canceled by the...

PR firms: Golden Globes must reform or stars will boycott

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NEW YORK — More than 100 Hollywood publicity firms that collectively represent the majority of stars in film and television said they will advise...

Review: In ‘The Courier,’ Cumberbatch is an everyman spy

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The new Cold War film “ The Courier ” about a Soviet whistleblower and the British businessman who helped transport information to Western intelligence...

French actor strips for culture during Cesar Awards ceremony

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The ceremony announcing the winners of this year’s Cesar Awards, France’s equivalent of the Oscars, included a loud cry for culture in the age...

‘Minari’ actor is nonchalant about new fame outside S. Korea

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SEOUL, South Korea — When Youn Yuh-jung was asked how she felt about being called the “Meryl Streep of South Korea" in a recent...

Almodóvar returns to the female universe with Penélope Cruz

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NEW YORK — Pedro Almodóvar exposed all his vulnerability in the semi-autobiographical film “Pain and Glory.” Now he returns his focus to women not...