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A doc from the Disney family takes aim at the Mouse House

Sep. 30, 2022 11:32 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Abigail E. Disney has been critical of the company that bears her name before. But for the first time, Disney, the granddaughter of co-founder Roy O. Disney, has put her views into the medium the Mouse House was built on: a movie. In the new documentary “The...

New York Film Festival fetes 60 years with eye to the future

Sep. 29, 2022 17:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The past and future of film mingle like a pair of moviegoers huddled in debate outside a movie theater at the New York Film Festival, which on Friday launches its 60th edition with the premiere of Noah Baumbach's Don DeLillo adaptation “White Noise.” In those...

Review: 'Smile' turns twisted grin into bland horror flick

Sep. 28, 2022 19:22 PM EDT

I have mostly frowny faces for “Smile,” a bluntly unsettling and blandly grim new horror flick that wrings as much mileage as it can out of a twisted grin. Parker Finn’s directorial debut, which opens in theaters Friday, adapts his own 11-minute short into a jump scare-rich...

Billy Eichner made a great rom-com. Now its audiences' turn.

Sep. 27, 2022 18:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — At the Toronto International Film Festival world premiere of “Bros,” Billy Eichner exhorted the crowd to keep cheering. “Keep it going!” implored Eichner. “I want a longer ovation than ‘The Whale! ’” In the whistle-stop lead-up to the...

Rihanna to headline the next Super Bowl halftime show

Sep. 25, 2022 17:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Rihanna will take center stage at February's Super Bowl halftime show. The singer, who declined to perform in the 2019 Super Bowl halftime show out of solidarity with Colin Kaepernick, will headline the 2023 Super Bowl, the NFL announced Sunday along with Jay-Z's...

'Don't Worry Darling' shrugs off drama, opening with $19.2M

Sep. 25, 2022 13:08 PM EDT

After off-screen drama threatened to consume Olivia Wilde's “Don't Worry Darling,” the Warner Bros. release opened No. 1 at the box office, debuting with $19.2 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday. Starring Florence Pugh and Harry Styles, “Don't Worry...

Q&A: Lena Dunham on medieval romp 'Catherine Called Birdy'

Sep. 21, 2022 16:31 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Lena Dunham estimates her career is now a “tween.” It's been 12 years since Dunham's feature film debut, 2010's “Tiny Furniture." (She was just 23 when it premiered.) In the time since, she's packed in just about every aspect of show-business experience. She's...

Review: Is 'Don't Worry Darling' worth all the drama?

Sep. 20, 2022 19:35 PM EDT

Somewhere around when TikTok videos were analyzing, with the intensity of the Zapruder film, whether spit flew at the Venice Film Festival premiere of Olivia Wilde's “Don't Worry Darling,” it became clear that the melodrama of the movie's promotional tour had easily eclipsed the movie, itself. ...

Golden Globes to return to NBC in January after year off-air

Sep. 20, 2022 13:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After a year spent off-air, the Golden Globe Awards are returning to NBC in January, as the embattled Hollywood Foreign Press Association seeks a primetime comeback after more than a year of turmoil. NBC, the Hollywood Press Association and dick clark productions on...

Q&A: James Cameron on the return of 'Avatar'

Sep. 19, 2022 15:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Thirteen years after James Cameron plunged moviegoers into the cosmic world of “Avatar,” the lush, distant moon of Pandora is finally orbiting back into view. Cameron's “Avatar” industrial complex has been whirling in high gear for some time; production on...