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French actors denounce abuse by directors when they were teenagers in a new #MeToo step

Feb. 23, 2024 13:05 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — As French cinema basks in Academy Awards attention, actors who allege they were teenage victims of sexual and physical abuse by directors decades older than them are shining the light on the repulsive underside of the country's industry. The latest step in the #MeToo...

A beloved fantasy franchise is revived with Netflix's live-action 'Avatar: The Last Airbender'

Feb. 23, 2024 12:52 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A new entry in the “Avatar” franchise is about to soar and James Cameron has no part in it. “Avatar: The Last Airbender” is a completely different fictional world from Cameron's Pandora but the two similarly named dueling sci-fi fantasy properties have kept...

Inside the enduring movie homes of Jack Fisk, production design legend

Feb. 23, 2024 09:23 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Jack Fisk, the legendary production designer, has been down a lot of roads in his life. He goes looking down back roads for movie locations and hillsides on which to plop down mock houses. He’s been to the Solomon Islands for “The Thin Red Line” and the Canadian Rockies for...

Ethan Coen and Tricia Cooke give sexploitation cinema a queer spin in 'Drive-Away Dolls'

Feb. 22, 2024 23:45 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Scripts of all kinds sit in the drawers of Ethan Coen’s home, some to be returned to, some forever abandoned. When writing with his brother Joel over many years, the absurd narrative paths they’d venture down would inevitably lead to strange mental roadblocks. ...

Jason Reitman and Hollywood's most prominent directors buy beloved Village Theater in Los Angeles

Feb. 21, 2024 21:24 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Some of Hollywood's most prominent filmmakers have purchased a 93-year-old iconic theater known as a cultural landmark for moviegoers in Los Angeles. Jason Reitman along with more than 30 directors including Steven Spielberg, Christopher Nolan and Bradley Cooper...

Movie Review: Hillary Swank gives inspirational ‘Ordinary Angels’ both the heart and heft it needs

Feb. 21, 2024 18:24 PM EST

At the end of “Ordinary Angels,” we’re given one of those now-see-how-it-really-happened moments with real footage mirroring the climax of the film. That’s a really good thing. Because otherwise, one might be tempted to think the filmmakers had dreamed up a story too sappy...

Movie Review: Buckle up for a queer road trip caper in Ethan Coen’s spry ‘Drive-Away Dolls’

Feb. 21, 2024 13:54 PM EST

“Drive-Away Dolls” is, technically speaking, made up of old parts. Its script was written two decades ago, when references to Ralph Nader and Chelsea Clinton’s security detail were current. Its homages are even more vintage, with trippy transitions harkening back to the...

Movie Review: 'Dune: Part Two' sustains the dystopian dream of 'Part One'

Feb. 21, 2024 12:33 PM EST

Three firm thumps into the Arrakis sand is all you need to summon a sandworm in Denis Villeneuve’s “Dune: Part Two.” It’s almost as easy as hailing a cab or calling for the check. The big buggers can’t resist the sound, which is a little like how I feel taking in all the...

Beatles to get a Fab Four of biopics, with a movie each for Paul, John, George and Ringo

Feb. 20, 2024 16:05 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Beatles are getting the big-screen biopic treatment in not just one film, but a Fab Four of movies that will give each band member their own spotlight — all of which are to be directed by Sam Mendes. For the first time, the Beatles, long among the stingiest...

Apple TV app - Top Movies

Feb. 20, 2024 11:43 AM EST

Top Movie Purchases and Rentals (US): 1. The Iron Claw 2. Wonka 3. The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes 4. Oppenheimer 5. Trolls Band Together 6. The Beekeeper 7. ...