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Reels, Rosebud and R2-D2: The academy museum is set to roll

Sep. 29, 2021 15:09 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has wanted to open a museum dedicated to films and filmmaking for nearly as long as its members have been making movies with sound and handing out Oscars. It finally happens with Thursday's opening of the Academy Museum of...

Royals join cast of new Bond film for glitzy London premiere

Sep. 28, 2021 18:01 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain's royals joined Daniel Craig, Lea Seydoux and the cast of "No Time to Die" on the red carpet for the new Bond film's world premiere Tuesday, a glittering event that marked the movie's release after multiple delays caused by the pandemic. The film,...

A blurred movie year comes into focus at New York Film Fest

Sep. 23, 2021 16:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A movie year of fits-and-starts, delays and reversals has sometimes been difficult to track. Knowing just where and how a new movie premieres has become a sport of its own. Even for those closely following new films, it's been a sometimes exhilarating, sometimes befuddling...

Alanis Morissette blasts documentary 'Jagged' as 'salacious'

Sep. 14, 2021 19:55 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Just hours before the HBO documentary “Jagged” was to premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on Tuesday, Alanis Morissette criticized the film about her life as “reductive” and “salacious.” Morissette participated in the film,...

Dionne Warwick, star of a new documentary, keeps smiling

Sep. 14, 2021 09:12 AM EDT

The first standing ovation Dionne Warwick ever received was as a 6-year-old, when her reverend grandfather brought her up to the pulpit of the St. Luke’s AME Church in Newark, New Jersey, where she sang “Jesus Loves Me” for a rapt congregation. Warwick's most...

'Free Solo' filmmakers swap peaks for depths in 'The Rescue'

Sep. 11, 2021 13:43 PM EDT

In “The Rescue,” Oscar-winning “Free Solo” filmmakers E. Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin trade climbing peaks for watery depths. Their documentary, which premieres Sunday at the Toronto International Film Festival, retraces the 2018 rescue of the youth soccer team...

For Edgar Wright, ‘Last Night in Soho’ is a dark valentine

Sep. 05, 2021 15:04 PM EDT

VENICE, Italy (AP) — Director Edgar Wright loves London. It’s been his home for over 25 years. But he fears it too sometimes. It’s a complicated relationship. But it’s that tension fuels “Last Night in Soho,” a psychological thriller that he calls his “dark...

For her directing debut, Maggie Gyllenhaal adapts Ferrante

Sep. 03, 2021 10:00 AM EDT

VENICE, Italy (AP) — Maggie Gyllenhaal may come from a family of filmmakers, yet she never let herself dream about directing until recently. Things changed very quickly and very profoundly for Gyllenhaal when she found herself writing to Elena Ferrante, asking for permission to adapt her...

In ‘The Card Counter,’ Tiffany Haddish brings the light

Sep. 02, 2021 10:24 AM EDT

VENICE, Italy (AP) — Tiffany Haddish may have Martin Scorsese to thank for her role in Paul Schrader’s “The Card Counter,” at least indirectly. It was Scorsese who opened Schrader’s eyes to the power of the comedic actor when he cast Albert Brooks in a vanilla...

Sorrentino's 'The Hand of God' a tale of personal loss, hope

Sep. 02, 2021 02:28 AM EDT

VENICE (AP) — Italian director Paolo Sorrentino has profiled some powerful figures over the years, from real-life Italian premiers to fictional popes, as well as his adopted Rome in the Oscar-winner “The Great Beauty.” But in his newest release, Sorrentino turns the camera on his own...