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'Assassination Nation' wants to get under your skin

Sep. 20, 2018 6:05 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Assassination Nation" is trying to make you uncomfortable. The film even starts out with about a dozen "trigger warnings" previewing the horror that is to come in this internet age Salem witch trial about four teenage girls who become the enemies of an entire town when a hacker stars...

Dwayne Johnson backs stuntman's film honoring Knievel jump

Sep. 20, 2018 4:14 PM EDT

Before climbing into the cockpit of his steam-powered rocket and blasting off across the Snake River Canyon, daredevil Eddie Braun scribbled two things on his bare chest in marker. Blood type: O positive. Allergies: Penicillin. Useful information for the paramedics — in case his jump on Sept. 16, 2016,...

Quincy Jones at 85: 'I'm too old to be full of it'

Sep. 20, 2018 3:52 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Quincy Jones holds out his hands. Like Jones, an easy raconteur, they tell stories. There's a small scar from when he, as a youngster in 1930s Chicago, accidently wandered into a gang's territory. "They nailed my hand to a fence with a switchblade, man," he says. Jones points to a ring on...

Fukunaga to direct next James Bond film for release in 2020

Sep. 20, 2018 5:59 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — American filmmaker Cary Joji Fukunaga is replacing Danny Boyle as director of the next James Bond movie, producers announced Thursday. Michael G. Wilson, Barbara Broccoli and star Daniel Craig said the still-untitled Bond 25 will start filming at London's Pinewood Studios on March 4, and will...

Review: Michael Moore takes on Trump _ via Flint, Michigan

Sep. 19, 2018 6:59 PM EDT

"I hope he never does one on me," Donald Trump once said of Michael Moore. It was in 1998, on Roseanne Barr's syndicated talk show. Trump complimented Moore's "Roger & Me," a takedown of General Motors and its then-CEO, Roger Smith. "It's terrific," he said, then added he hoped never to be a similar target....

Review: In 'Colette,' a literary great is finally unbound

Sep. 19, 2018 6:24 PM EDT

Wash Westmoreland's "Colette" is a very British movie about a very French feminist icon. A handsome and lively period film, it's too timid to capture the ravenous appetites of the literary force that was Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette. But with Keira Knightley playing the prolific and trailblazing author, "Colette"...

Ryan Coogler to produce LeBron James' 'Space Jam 2'

Sep. 19, 2018 4:43 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Black Panther" director Ryan Coogler is joining LeBron James and the "Space Jam 2" team. James' production company SpringHill Entertainment tweeted Wednesday that Coogler will produce the sequel to the 1996 movie that featured Michael Jordan alongside Warner Bros.' animated characters....

Q&A: 'This Is Us' creator Dan Fogelman on 'Life Itself'

Sep. 19, 2018 2:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — As in his TV series "This Is Us," jubilant and catastrophic events tend to cluster for Dan Fogelman. Days before his latest and most ambitious movie, "Life Itself," opens in theaters, and the third season of his hit NBC show premieres, Fogelman's house was robbed. The thieves returned later...

The LA Film Festival gets a fresh fall start

Sep. 19, 2018 2:31 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The LA Film Festival may be in its 24th year, but the local independent film showcase is stepping up with a new fall date, starry premieres featuring the likes of Tiffany Haddish and Henry Cavill and a re-energized commitment to spotlighting documentaries and diverse filmmakers. The...

Producer says he's paid crew of movie shot in Philadelphia

Sep. 19, 2018 2:07 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The producer of a movie shot in Philadelphia over the summer says the crew members have been paid. A crewmember filed a lawsuit Monday against Suza-Mark Productions of Lansdale, Pennsylvania, and producer Mark V. Wiley, saying none of the 53-member crew had been paid for two weeks'...