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Birbiglia gives improv its first close-up on the big screen

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 10:09am
NEW YORK (AP) — Good improv is like a magic act, conjured out of thin air. A handful of people step onto the stage with nothing prepared, and — poof! — an hour of laughs tumbles forth from unpredictable, off-the-cuff…

'Pretty Woman' filmmaker Garry Marshall dies at age 81

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 5:46am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Garry Marshall knew how to tug at moviegoers' heartstrings, whether with unlikely love in "Pretty Woman" or sentimental loss in "Beaches."

Writer-director Garry Marshall dies at age 81

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 12:45am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Writer-director Garry Marshall, whose deft touch with comedy and romance led to a string of TV hits that included "Happy Days" and "Laverne & Shirley" and the box-office successes "Pretty Woman" and "Runaway Bride," has died.…

Publicist: 'Happy Days' creator and 'Pretty Woman' director Garry Marshall dies at 81

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 10:17pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Publicist: 'Happy Days' creator and 'Pretty Woman' director Garry Marshall dies at 81.

The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 3:15pm
iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending July 17, 2016:

'Star Trek,' 'Aliens' celebrating anniversaries at Comic-Con

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 1:05pm
"Star Trek" is going to Comic-Con to celebrate its birthday in a bold way.

'Star Trek Beyond' gracefully finds orbit amid tragedy

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 12:39pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When the "Star Trek Beyond" cast and filmmakers gathered in Los Angeles last month for Anton Yelchin's funeral, they had a decision to make. Their film, the third in the rebooted series, was coming out in…

'Twilight' author writes spy thriller 'The Chemist'

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 10:38am
NEW YORK (AP) — "Twilight" author Stephenie Meyer's next novel is a thriller, without vampires

Ava DuVernay's racial inequality doc 'The 13th' to open NYFF

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 10:07am
NEW YORK (AP) — Ava DuVernay's "The 13th," a documentary about racial inequality and mass incarceration in the United States, will open the 54th New York Film Festival.

Box office top 20: 'Life of Pets' busts 'Ghostbusters' debut

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 4:23pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The female-powered reboot of "Ghostbusters" debuted well for a live-action comedy but not so great for a big-budget would-be summer blockbuster.

Paramount announces 4th 'Star Trek' film, Hemsworth return

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 1:43pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Paramount Pictures has announced a fourth "Star Trek" film with Chris Hemsworth returning to the rebooted franchise.

Film academy diversifies leadership with new governors

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 1:25pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The film academy is taking more steps to diversify, with three women and two black filmmakers newly elected to leadership positions.

Michael J. Fox, Coldplay go 'Back to the Future' at concert

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 11:36am
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Michael J. Fox joined Coldplay on stage at a New Jersey concert where they paid tribute to "Back to the Future" by playing two songs the actor performed in the iconic 1985 movie.

John Williams greets Star Wars musicians outside home

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 10:26am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two musicians have earned a greeting from legendary Hollywood film composer John Williams by playing his theme from "Star Wars" outside of his Los Angeles home.

Review: 'Seinfeldia' offers little new on landmark comedy

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 8:53am
"Seinfeldia" (Simon & Schuster), by Jennifer Keishin Armstrong

'Ghostbusters' holds its own, but 'Life of Pets still No. 1

Sun, 07/17/2016 - 10:25am
NEW YORK (AP) — After months of prerelease debate, Sony Picture's female-led "Ghostbusters" reboot finally arrived in theaters as neither a massive success nor the bomb some predicted, as the much-scrutinized film opened with an estimated $46 million in North…

Review: 'Ghostbusters' takes aim at misogyny and scores

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 12:15am
The easy, electric chemistry of the four leads in Paul Feig’s “Ghostbusters” acts like a firewall against the supernatural and the adolescent, alike, in this spirited reboot of the 1984 original.

New JFK Jr. documentary looks back at 'America's prince'

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 11:32pm
BOSTON (AP) — "America's prince" is getting a new documentary.

Partial list of Primetime Emmy Award nominations

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 12:54pm
Partial list of nominees for the annual Primetime Emmy Awards, announced Thursday by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences:

John Gotti biopic starring Travolta to be shot in Cincinnati

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 11:06am
CINCINNATI (AP) — A biopic on the life of New York mob boss John Gotti is set to be filmed in Cincinnati.