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Russia extends house arrest of acclaimed film director

Jul. 18, 2018 5:55 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — An acclaimed Russian filmmaker and theater director accused of embezzlement must stay under house arrest for another month. A Moscow court on Wednesday ruled to extend the detention of Kirill Serebrennikov until Aug. 22. He has been under house arrest since August 2017, and is awaiting trial...

A Comic-Con without Marvel, HBO gives others a chance to pop

Jul. 18, 2018 3:07 AM EDT

Over 130,000 pop culture devotees are descending on San Diego's Gaslamp District Wednesday for the annual four-day comic book convention Comic-Con, the big, bright, and very heavily branded cofab of costumed superfans and the corporate sponsors vying for their attention — and dollars. Interested in dining...

Film Review: Denzel Washington kills in 'The Equalizer 2'

Jul. 18, 2018 1:00 AM EDT

You won't usually find Denzel Washington in a movie sequel. He just doesn't do them. Something about not wanting to repeat himself. So there must be something special indeed for him to break his own rule for "The Equalizer 2." Fans of the first film will instantly know why Washington is drawn to the character of...

'McQueen' examines career of a brilliant, troubled designer

Jul. 17, 2018 7:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The London fashion world didn't know quite what hit it when Alexander McQueen's disheveled models staggered down the runway at his 1995 "Highland Rape" show, their Scottish-inspired clothing ripped to expose breasts and nether regions. It was exactly the reaction that McQueen, then in his...

Robin Williams speaks for himself in new HBO documentary

Jul. 17, 2018 5:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — When filmmaker Marina Zenovich sought to make a documentary about Robin Williams, she found that she could do it largely in the late comedian's own voice. "Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind," uses a wealth of archival footage to put viewers inside his thought process — mirroring a...

Study finds dramatic increase in 2018 Sundance attendance

Jul. 17, 2018 5:02 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Attendance at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival increased dramatically over the previous year, according to an economic impact study released on Tuesday. Nearly 125,000 people attended some part of the 11-day Utah event last year, a growth of more than 70 percent over the estimated...

The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

Jul. 17, 2018 4:41 PM EDT

iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending July 15, 2018: iTunes Movies US Charts: 1. A Quiet Place 2. Blockers 3. Ready Player One 4. Chappaquiddick 5. Tomb Raider (2018) 6. Daddy's Home 2 7. The Greatest Showman 8. Beirut 9. Black Panther (2018) 10. Ant-Man iTunes Movies US Charts - Independent: 1. ...

Review: Bask in the effervescent insanity of 'Mamma Mia 2'

Jul. 17, 2018 1:38 PM EDT

"Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again " is a wholly ridiculous movie that I thoroughly enjoyed. It's the kind of movie that feels and sounds like a summer vacation should: Fizzy, lively, low-stakes and soundtracked by ABBA. This is a world where things generally just work out, where folks are kind and willing to help,...

Nickelodeon announces new 'Rugrats' episodes, movie

Jul. 17, 2018 8:03 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tommy, Chuckie and the gang have a new TV and movie deal. Nickelodeon and Paramount Pictures have announced the animated children's series "Rugrats" is returning to the network with 26 episodes. The creators of the series will be executive producers. A live-action movie, written by David...

Johnny Depp settles lawsuits involving former managers

Jul. 16, 2018 8:07 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Johnny Depp has settled lawsuits with his former business managers that put a spotlight on the actor's lavish lifestyle. Depp's representatives said on Monday that the "Pirates of the Caribbean" star had settled litigation filed against The Management Group, which he accused in January...