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FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2020 file photo, actress Sidney Flanigan, from left, writer/director Eliza Hittman and actress Talia Ryder pose for a portrait to promote their film

‘Never Rarely’ captures the obstacles of abortion

Apr. 1, 2020 6:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Even progressively minded movies about abortion have usually focused on the morality of the decision. Eliza Hittman wanted to make a film where the highest hurdle isn’t deciding to have an abortion. It’s getting it. “For me, it was about the obstacles. I think a lot of...

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'Wicked' movie release delayed, 'Minions' pushed to 2021

Apr. 1, 2020 4:58 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Wicked” fans are going to have to wait even longer to see Stephen Daldry's film adaptation of the popular Broadway musical. Universal Pictures on Wednesday announced that another handful of theatrical release dates are shifting due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has...

FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2020 file photo Denver Broncos general manager John Elway speaks during a news conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. NFL teams are having to rely more heavily on game film of college prospects as they prepare for the draft at a time when the COVID-19 pandemic has halted business as usual. On Tuesday, March 31, 2020 Elway said in a conference call,

NFL teams rely on tape with virus altering pre-draft routine

Apr. 1, 2020 11:40 AM EDT

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Let's go to the tape. NFL teams are having to rely more heavily on game film of college prospects as they prepare for the draft at a time when the COVID-19 pandemic has halted business as usual across the globe. The social distancing spawned by the new coronavirus has halted pro...

FILE - In this Feb. 6, 1988, file photo, Chicago Bulls' Michael Jordan dunks during the slam-dunk competition of the NBA All-Star weekend in Chicago.  Jordan left the old Chicago Stadium that night with the trophy. To this day, many believe Wilkins was the rightful winner.  (AP Photo/John Swart)

'The Last Dance' look at Jordan's last title starts April 19

Mar. 31, 2020 6:26 PM EDT

The documentary looking at Michael Jordan’s last championship season with the Chicago Bulls is set for release nearly two months sooner than expected with no sports to air due to the coronavirus pandemic. ESPN and Netflix announced on Tuesday that the 10-part documentary series called “The Last...

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Review: In 'Slay the Dragon,' a gerrymandering investigation

Mar. 31, 2020 6:15 PM EDT

Feeling beaten down by the news? Why not watch a documentary on gerrymandering to cheer you up? “Slay the Dragon," by Chris Durrance and Barak Goodman, deftly outlines how redistricting has eroded American democracy and helped usher compromise out of our legislatures. It's a level-headed documentary about...

This combination photo shows, from left, entertainment publicist Annie Jeeves, event producer Heather Hope-Allison, TV producer and film director Leslie Thomas, TV and film music composer Matt Hutchinson, TV editor and filmmaker Pi Ware and celebrity hairstylist Steven Mason during separate portrait sessions in Los Angeles. The coronavirus has shut down much of Hollywood. And for the entertainment industry's many one-gig-at-a-time staff and freelance workers it's an economic disaster. (Photos by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)

'It is brutal': Hollywood's rank-and-file on the pandemic

Mar. 31, 2020 12:17 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The red carpets are rolled up in storage, the A-listers holed up in mansions, multiplex doors are closed. For now, at least, the coronavirus has shut down much of Hollywood. And for the entertainment industry's many one-gig-at-a-time staff and freelance workers — a quarter-million...

The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

Mar. 31, 2020 12:05 PM EDT

The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store for week ending March 29th iTunes Movies US Charts: 1. 1917 2. Jumanji: The Next Level 3. Onward 4. Birds of Prey and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn 5. The Gentlemen 6. Bloodshot 7. The Fittest 8. Knives Out 9. Contagion 10. Bombshell iTunes Movies...

FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2018, file photo, Jason Reitman attends the 2018 Kirk Douglas Award for Excellence in Film Honoring Hugh Jackman at the Ritz-Carlton Bacara in Goleta, Calif. Sony Pictures on Monday, March 30, 3030, cleared out its summer calendar due to the coronavirus, postponing the releases of Reitman's

'Ghostbusters,' 'Morbius' postponed to 2021 due to virus

Mar. 30, 2020 10:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sony Pictures on Monday cleared out its summer calendar due to the coronavirus, postponing the releases of Jason Reitman's “Ghostbusters: Afterlife” and the Marvel movie “Morbius” to 2021. Hollywood's summer season — the film industry's most lucrative...

FILE - In this Feb. 29, 2020, file photo, Matthew McConaughey attends A+E Network's

McConaughey says stay home now, great things may lie ahead

Mar. 30, 2020 7:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Matthew McConaughey has gone from advertising for going out and driving to selling people on staying home, and says that successfully navigating this crisis could bring great things from Hollywood and humanity. The Academy Award winner whose meditative commercials for Lincoln vehicles have...

In this image released by Disney/Pixar, characters Laurel, voiced by Julia Louis-Dreyfus, from left, Ian, voiced by Tom Holland, and Barley, voiced by Chris Pratt, appear in a scene from

New at home this week: 'Onward,' Nina Simone and 'The Talk'

Mar. 30, 2020 2:37 PM EDT

Epic adventures, exotic locales and cocktails mixed to order by bartenders — they may be largely off limits for the moment, but not on a device near you. This week's fresh offerings include a recently-released Pixar animated tale, a marathon of James Bond films and new music from country star Sam Hunt....