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Box Office Top 20: 'Sully' makes $35 million splash

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 4:17pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clint Eastwood's "Sully" made a splash in its first weekend in theaters, bringing in a solid $35 million, according to studio reported actuals Monday.

Oscar winner wants court to protect Bergdahl interview tapes

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 3:39pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A lawyer for an Oscar-winning screenwriter says a judge should block a military effort to get hours of interviews he recorded with Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.

In the luminous 'La La Land,' a shot in the arm for movies

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 3:31pm
TORONTO (AP) — Movies aren't what they were. I'll wait for it on Netflix. Television is so much better right now.

Blanchett, other movie stars spotlight plight of refugees

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 5:41am
GENEVA (AP) — Cate Blanchett and some other big-name movie stars are speaking out about the plight of refugees in a stark video that entreats viewers to imagine what they'd do if they had to flee war.

Director Oliver Stone to discuss 'Snowden' at Kennedy school

Sun, 09/11/2016 - 1:02pm
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Academy Award winning director Oliver Stone will talk about his new film, "Snowden," at the Harvard Kennedy School.

Parker, cast argue for 'Birth of a Nation' despite scandal

Sun, 09/11/2016 - 12:07pm
TORONTO (AP) — In a carefully stage-managed press conference at the Toronto International Film Festival, Nate Parker and the cast of his Nat Turner slave revolt drama "The Birth of a Nation" argued passionately for focusing on their film and…

'Sully' lands with $35.5 million at box office

Sun, 09/11/2016 - 10:34am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Sully" took flight in theaters this weekend and has landed with a solid $35.5 million to take the top spot at the box office, according to studio estimates Sunday.

Fey, Poehler share creative arts Emmy gold as 'SNL' hosts

Sat, 09/10/2016 - 11:53pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are sharing Emmy gold as "Saturday Night Live" hosts.

Frontman of Canada's Tragically Hip launches new project

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 11:27am
TORONTO (AP) — The lead singer and songwriter of The Tragically Hip said Friday that he will be releasing a new solo album with an accompanying graphic novel and animated film.

Movie review: 'SNL' writer makes a personal loss heartbreakingly funny in 'Other People'

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 8:00am
I feel I need to add the “It’s also very funny” to the end of every paragraph of this review so as not to scare anybody away from this wonderful little movie.

James Cameron talks 'Avatar' sequels, Cirque du Soleil show

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 7:38am
NEW YORK (AP) — The first "Avatar" sequel is still years away from hitting movie theaters, but fans of the blue-hued Na'vi can get their fix at a touring Cirque du Soleil show that James Cameron helped create — without…

Denzel, Fuqua debut a more modern 'Magnificent Seven'

Thu, 09/08/2016 - 6:32pm
TORONTO (AP) — The 41st Toronto International Film Festival got underway Thursday with Antoine Fuqua's remake of "The Magnificent Seven," an old-school Western with more modern faces.

In 'Cameraperson,' life seen through an intrepid lens

Thu, 09/08/2016 - 4:13pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kristen Johnson, leaning forward in a Manhattan coffee shop, isn't entirely sure what to call her film.

Alfonso Cuarón sets next film in 1970s Mexico City

Thu, 09/08/2016 - 1:33pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oscar-winner Alfonso Cuarón is coming back to earth, and his home country, for his next film. The "Gravity" director's new project will take on a year in the life of a middle class family in Mexico…

Netflix filming new movie in Colorado Springs neighborhood

Thu, 09/08/2016 - 10:09am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado Springs neighborhood is swarming with crew members preparing for the filming of a new Netflix movie.

Real-life investigators object to portrayal in 'Sully' movie

Thu, 09/08/2016 - 3:15am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Losing thrust in both engines but still managing to land an airliner full of people in the Hudson River without the loss of a single life is plenty dramatic. But the drama in 'Sully,' the movie about…

Review: Eastwood's 'Sully' stubbornly refuses to soar

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 5:20pm
In "Sully," Clint Eastwood's haunted and sterile docudrama of Capt. Chesley Sullenberger's 2009 landing of flight 1549 on the Hudson, Eastwood has drained away all the superficial, rah-rah heroism of Sullenberger's great feat, but he has also sucked the life…

Hanks, Eckhart take flight as real-life heroes in 'Sully'

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 1:59pm
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — As far as everyday heroes go, commercial airline pilots might be among the most unsung.

Brooks to intro 'Young Frankenstein,' talk Wilder in Oct.

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 5:51pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Young Frankenstein" will come alive in theaters once again on Oct. 5, with a live introduction from writer-director Mel Brooks, who will pay tribute to the classic spoof's late star Gene Wilder. The intro will be…

On view at Toronto Film Festival: The future of movies

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 4:17pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Prophecy abounds at the Toronto International Film Festival. Pundits pronounce Oscar guarantees. Buzz, the most cherished commodity at the festival, is measured and speculated on like stock prices.