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Wahlberg's request for pardon over teen assaults is dropped

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 3:42pm
BOSTON (AP) — Actor Mark Wahlberg has ended his bid for a pardon for assaults he committed as a teenager in Massachusetts.

'Cry-Baby' actress Kim McGuire dead at age 60

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 1:02pm
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Kim McGuire, who played the character known as "Hatchet-Face" in the John Waters film "Cry-Baby," has died. She was 60.

Jay Z declares drug war an 'epic fail' in short film

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 11:30am
NEW YORK (AP) — Jay Z has declared the war on drugs an "epic fail" in a short film he wrote and narrated.

In 'Edge of Seventeen,' the debut of Brooks' latest protegee

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 9:49am
TORONTO (AP) — About five years ago, screenwriter Kelly Fremon Craig was on her way out of a meeting with James L. Brooks about a script she had written. Before she left, she turned around and said, "Nobody will ever…

Richard Gere helps effort to aid homeless in his NY hometown

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 8:23am
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Actor Richard Gere has given a boost to the Salvation Army in his upstate New York hometown.

Movie guide: Capsule listings, reviews of current releases

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 8:00am
Ratings by the Motion Picture Association of America are: (G) for general audiences; (PG) parental guidance urged because of material possibly unsuitable for children; (PG-13) parents are strongly cautioned to give guidance for attendance of children younger than 13; (R)…

Paul and Ringo back together for Beatles film opening

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 7:08am
LONDON (AP) — The surviving Beatles will get together for the British premiere of director Ron Howard's film that documents the band's chaotic years on the road.

In Uganda, a filmmaker makes gripping $200 action flicks

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 11:07pm
WAKALIGA, Uganda (AP) — Deep in a Kampala slum, young men kick each other while a stout man with a salt-and-pepper beard watches them, sometimes nodding in approval.

Twin Cities Film Fest to honor actress Lea Thompson

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 6:30pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Twin Cities Film Festival will honor actress and Minnesota native Lea Thompson with its annual Lifetime Achievement Award.

Review: 'Blair Witch Project' sequel gets lost in the woods

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 4:57pm
People will have different reactions to the new "The Blair Witch Project" sequel, but one thing we all probably can agree on is this: We need to hurry up and clear-cut that haunted forest in Maryland, once and for all.

Tony-winning stage, screen director Jack Hofsiss dies at 65

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 4:23pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stage and screen director Jack Hofsiss, who won a Tony Award in his first outing on Broadway while helming "The Elephant Man" and kept working despite an accident that left him without the use of his…

'Star Wars' films land at Turner networks in exclusive deal

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 9:00am
NEW YORK (AP) — Turner networks TNT and TBS will be the exclusive basic-cable homes for all the "Star Wars" feature films, thanks to a multiyear deal with the films' studios.

'Groundhog Day' musical heading to Broadway

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 4:08pm
NEW YORK (AP) — "Groundhog Day" is coming to Broadway. We repeat: "Groundhog Day" is coming to Broadway.

Tom Ford: Movies are 'the ultimate design project'

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 3:05pm
TORONTO (AP) — In between premieres of his latest film, "Nocturnal Animals," in Venice and Toronto, fashion designer and filmmaker Tom Ford has launched a fall collection at New York's fashion week and picked up the prestigious Golden Lion award…

Gun rights activists sue Couric over documentary edits

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 2:59pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia gun rights activists have filed a $12 million defamation lawsuit against Katie Couric and other makers of a documentary over an edit they say misrepresented the activists' response to a question.

The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 2:24pm
iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending September 11, 2016:

Christian Grey returns in steamy 'Fifty Shades Darker' spot

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 11:41am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele are back and steaming up the screen in the first trailer for "Fifty Shades Darker ." Universal Pictures released the promotional spot Tuesday for the sequel to "Fifty Shades of Grey."

Premiere of film about Gypsy club canceled after threats

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 11:02am
PRAGUE (AP) — Threats by football fans to disrupt the Prague premiere of a documentary film about a Czech Republic club of mainly Romany players has forced the showing to be canceled.

In Timberlake concert film, Demme captures a pop spectacle

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 10:59am
TORONTO (AP) — Jonathan Demme is still infatuated with the concert film.

Older people underrepresented in film, new survey finds

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 1:44am
NEW YORK (AP) — Older people are significantly underrepresented in movies and often are the butt of ageist jokes, an analysis of top films has found.