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10 things to look forward to at the movies this fall

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 1:13pm
Out with the summer, in with the fall. Please hurry.

Mel Brooks, Steve Martin, more pay tribute to Gene Wilder

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 10:00am
Tributes from peers and admirers poured in Monday for Gene Wilder, who died Sunday at the age of 83 of complications from Alzheimer's disease.

Spike Jonze debuts wild perfume ad starring Margaret Qualley

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 9:07am
Director Spike Jonze has unveiled a wild four-minute perfume advertisement that stars actress Margaret Qualley.

Fall Preview: Warren Beatty's Hughes film finally takes off

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 7:47am
NEW YORK (AP) — Warren Beatty is standing outside an early screening of his new film, "Rules Don't Apply" — definitely NOT a Howard Hughes biopic, he wants to make clear — discussing his connection to the famously reclusive industrialist…

Myanmar Buddhist group criticizes former UN chief Kofi Annan

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 5:04am
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A prominent anti-Muslim group of Buddhist nationalists in Myanmar is criticizing former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan on social media, and accidentally taking actor Morgan Freeman down with him.

'Sicario' actors to begin Albuquerque production

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 5:01am
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A new television pilot starting two actors from the movie "Sicario" is set to begin production in Albuquerque.

Comic performer Gene Wilder kept his serious side off camera

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 12:56am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Revered as a comedic and storytelling genius by Hollywood's top entertainers, Gene Wilder was a humble man who downplayed his comic gifts, was a serious director and remained deferential to his longtime collaborator, Mel Brooks.

Carol Kane says Gene Wilder gave her a second chance

Mon, 08/29/2016 - 8:17pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — At age 23, Carol Kane was fresh off a Best Actress Oscar nomination with no prospects on the horizon. The phone hadn't rung for a year, she said. Then Gene Wilder called.

Box Office Top 20: 'Don't Breathe' inhales $26.4 million

Mon, 08/29/2016 - 4:18pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The modestly budgeted horror movie "Don't Breathe" scared off competitors at the box office this weekend, taking first place with $26.4 million in its first days in theaters. Directed by Fede Alvarez, "Don't Breathe" cost only…

Mel Brooks, Gervais, more pay tribute to Gene Wilder

Mon, 08/29/2016 - 3:56pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tributes from peers and admirers poured in Monday for Gene Wilder, who died Sunday at the age of 83 of complications from Alzheimer's disease.

Actor Gene Wilder, star of Mel Brooks movies, dies at 83

Mon, 08/29/2016 - 2:54pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gene Wilder, the frizzy-haired actor who brought his deft comedic touch to such unforgettable roles as the neurotic accountant in "The Producers" and the deranged animator of "Young Frankenstein," has died. He was 83.

Amid a marriage split, Showtime announces 'Weiner' debut

Mon, 08/29/2016 - 2:40pm
NEW YORK (AP) — On the day Anthony Weiner's wife, Huma Abedin, announced she was leaving him amid a revival of his sexting scandal, Showtime said it will debut the documentary "Weiner," a painful, unrestricted look at their lives.

Gene Wilder, star of 'Willy Wonka' and Mel Brooks comedies, is dead at 83, his family says

Mon, 08/29/2016 - 2:18pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Gene Wilder, star of 'Willy Wonka' and Mel Brooks comedies, is dead at 83, his family says.

Fassbender, Vikander commit to 'Light Between Oceans'

Mon, 08/29/2016 - 2:06pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Neither Michael Fassbender nor Alicia Vikander was especially keen on living at a remote New Zealand lighthouse for the duration of shooting Derek Cianfrance's 1920s period drama "The Light Between Oceans."

Cate Blanchett and Josh Groban lead Broadway's fall season

Mon, 08/29/2016 - 8:17am
NEW YORK (AP) — "Cats" is back on Broadway, purring along. "Hamilton" tickets are still hard to get. What else is new this fall? Some big celebrities are coming, including Cate Blanchett, Diane Lane, Janet McTeer, Josh Groban and Liev…

Nate Parker opens about rape case in new interview

Sat, 08/27/2016 - 2:32pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The actor-director dealing with a 17-year-old rape case casting a storm over his new film and career has opened up about the incident in a new interview.

"Greater" tells story of late Arkansas walk-on Burslworth

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 5:19pm
In Brandon Burlsworth, the bespectacled former walk-on from Arkansas, former Colts general manager Bill Polian believed he had drafted a player who could be to Indianapolis' offensive line what Peyton Manning was at quarterback.

Movie review: 'Southside With You' is a little ditty about Barack and Michelle

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 8:30am
I’d like to think I’m open-minded enough to be able to enjoy a film about how a young Donald Trump met his wife. Although I guess that would be the first film of a trilogy, right?

Movie review: 'Don't Think Twice' is a wildly successful movie about failure

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 8:15am
“Don’t Think Twice” is one of the best of the year, an Altman-esque ensemble comedy-drama that blends loose and funny comedy with painfully true insights about the strain that success and failure can put on friendships.

Q&A: Comedian Mike Birbiglia returns to the director's chair for 'Don't Think Twice'

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 8:00am
Mike Birbiglia’s “Don’t Think Twice” has got a lot of people thinking.