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Georgia woman makes viral TikToks of food from Disney movies

Jul. 24, 2021 00:11 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Videos of the food she makes in her Columbus kitchen are going viral on TikTok. Gabrielle “Gabby” Williams is the woman behind the social media sensation. Her content has become so popular, copycats motivated her to update the title of her...

Young W.Va. filmmaker finds her place in the Disney kingdom

Jul. 24, 2021 00:02 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Say you wanted to carve a career track that would take you from a nice, suburban neighborhood in Scott Depot to the magical Walt Disney Studios in Los Angeles, where you would land a dream job working on such famous projects as “Frozen II” and “Raya and the...

At Tokyo Olympics, a debt to 'Back to the Future' and 'E.T.'

Jul. 23, 2021 21:13 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Although the name Marty McFly won't be on the start list for the first Olympic skateboarding competition, the “Back to the Future” character who inspired the immortal lines “What's that thing he's on? It's a board, with wheels!” was a landmark personality for the sport...

Woman sentenced in boyfriend's death during movie scene

Jul. 23, 2021 15:32 PM EDT

FULTON, Mo. (AP) — A central Missouri woman who shot and killed her boyfriend while acting out a scene from the movie “Deadpool” was sentenced Friday to eight years in prison. Kalesha Marie Peterson, 40, of Fulton was sentenced after she pleaded guilty to...

PHOTOS: AP photographer turns the lens on herself at Cannes

Jul. 23, 2021 09:59 AM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — “Matt! Matt! Look over here, over your shoulder, Matt Damon!” The moment he turned with a big smile on his face, we made direct eye contact as chills ran down my spine. Bam! I captured it. As an Atlanta-based photographer who’s covered major...

Review: Crystal waters, soft sands, clunky dialogue in ‘Old’

Jul. 22, 2021 18:34 PM EDT

“Can you believe I found this online?” a delighted Prisca asks husband Guy at the beginning of “Old,” as their family arrives at a glistening beach resort. Not to be a Debbie Downer quite so soon, but this isn’t a good sign — for the family OR the film. “Can...

Eilish concert film coming; Rockettes return for holiday

Jul. 22, 2021 16:51 PM EDT

A look at what's happening the world of music as artists announce their touring plans and concert venues plan their reopenings after being shuttered by the pandemic. BILLIE'S POST-ALBUM CONCERT The Billie Eilish concert film “Happier than Ever: A...

Indie Spirit Awards move away from Oscars weekend

Jul. 22, 2021 13:40 PM EDT

In a break from tradition, the Film Independent Spirit Awards are moving away from Oscars weekend. The 37th annual awards ceremony will now take place on Sunday, March 6, three weeks before the Academy Awards on March 27, the nonprofit organization Film Independent said Thursday. ...

NYFF to open with Joel Coen’s ‘The Tragedy of Macbeth’

Jul. 22, 2021 13:32 PM EDT

Joel Coen’s “The Tragedy of Macbeth” starring Frances McDormand and Denzel Washington will have its world premiere on opening night of the New York Film Festival, organizers said Thursday. The 59th edition of the festival kicks off Sept. 24. Washington plays the...

Toronto Film Festival to honor Villeneuve and Obomsawin

Jul. 22, 2021 13:06 PM EDT

Filmmakers Denis Villeneuve and Alanis Obomsawin are among those being honored at the Toronto International Film Festival this September. TIFF co-heads Joana Vicente and Cameron Bailey said Thursday that Villeneuve will receive the TIFF Ebert Director Award and Obomsawin...