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Tom Cruise and 'Top Gun: Maverick' touch down in Cannes

May. 18, 2022 23:47 PM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — Tom Cruise mania descended Wednesday in Cannes where the actor made a whirlwind appearance at the film festival, walking the red carpet, receiving a surprise Palme d'Or and watching a squadron of French fighter jets fly over the European premiere of “Top Gun: Maverick.”...

Exiled Russian director returns to Cannes, decries war

May. 18, 2022 11:19 AM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — The last two times the Russian filmmaker Kirill Serebrennikov had films playing at the Cannes Film Festival, he couldn't attend. He was under a travel ban in Russia as part of a conviction for fraud in what was widely protested as unwarranted repression of the arts in...

Zelenskyy opens Cannes Film Festival, links war and cinema

May. 17, 2022 17:35 PM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — The 75th Cannes Film Festival kicked off Tuesday with an eye turned to Russia's war in Ukraine and a live satellite video address from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, who called on a new generation of filmmakers to confront dictators as Charlie Chaplin satirized...

New this week: Harry Styles, 'Angelyne' and 'The Valet'

May. 16, 2022 15:07 PM EDT

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — The gripping documentary “Hold Your Fire," directed by Stefan Forbes, chronicles a 1973...

Questions and snafus on eve of Cannes Film Festival

May. 16, 2022 13:35 PM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — After two years of pandemic, the 75th Cannes Film Festival is getting going with a familiar dose of controversy and some new snafus as it readies for its largest gathering on the French Riviera since the 2019 edition. Preparations were in full swing up and...

Review: A landmark NYC police standoff in 'Hold Your Fire'

May. 16, 2022 13:16 PM EDT

When there are so many fictional, burly varieties of heroes so regularly on movie screens, it's jarring to see that the genuine article can be a humble, gaunt former traffic cop who believed in the power of talking. Harvey Schlossberg, who had a doctorate in psychology, is one of the...

Back to normal? Cannes Film Festival prepares to party

May. 16, 2022 00:42 AM EDT

After the 2020 Cannes Film Festival was canceled by the pandemic and the 2021 edition was scaled back — even kisses were forbade on the red carpet — the lavish French Riviera cinema soiree is set to return with a festival that promises to be something like normal. Or at least...

Scorsese presents a buried gem and a pitch for cinema's past

May. 07, 2022 20:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — While Martin Scorsese and Thelma Schoonmaker were holed up in an apartment cutting “Raging Bull” — an intense process that would have consumed the thoughts of most filmmakers — Scorsese told his editor to take a break. He had a movie he needed to show her. ...

Summer Preview: Emma Thompson wants to start a conversation

May. 06, 2022 12:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The summer movie season has not, traditionally speaking, been known for its nuanced attention to female sexuality. But smack in the middle of Hollywood’s high season of masculine thrill rides and sci-fi fantasies this year is “Good Luck to You, Leo Grande,” a...

Summer Preview: Banana! The Minions expand their empire

May. 05, 2022 13:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Some of the movies' biggest stars barely speak a word of English, or any other language for that matter. Sure, you can occasionally hear them say “Banana!” or possibly “Smoochy smoochy!" but most of what they say is gibberish. The Minions may be the world's most popular, and...