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In ‘This is the Night,’ a love letter to cinema, ‘Rocky III’

Sep. 21, 2021 13:45 PM EDT

Filmmaker James DeMonaco remembers the day “Rocky III” hit theaters as if it were yesterday. On Staten Island in 1982, it was an all-out event. He waited four hours in line to get tickets and saw it twice in a day. Kids at his school carried the poster around like a...

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Sep. 21, 2021 12:57 PM EDT

Movies US charts: 1. Candyman (2021) 2. Black Widow (2021) 3. F9: The Fast Saga 4. The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard 5. The Rock 6. Lansky 7....

Latinos vastly underrepresented in media, new report finds

Sep. 21, 2021 12:29 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Latinos are perpetually absent in major newsrooms, Hollywood films and other media industries where their portrayals — or lack thereof — could deeply impact how their fellow Americans view them, according to a government report released Tuesday. The...

'Dear Evan Hansen' filmmakers refine a hit Broadway musical

Sep. 21, 2021 10:55 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Millions of people will get a chance to get to know the shy, teenager Evan Hansen this month, but Ben Platt is waving farewell. The actor and singer is intimately intertwined with Evan, originating the role in 2015 and eventually leading the stage...

Sarah Dash who sang on 'Lady Marmalade' with Labelle, dies

Sep. 21, 2021 10:06 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Singer Sarah Dash, who co-founded the all-female group Labelle — best known for the raucous 1974 hit “Lady Marmalade" — has died. She was 76. Patti Labelle and Nona Hendryx completed the trio. They announced Dash's death Monday on social media. No...

New this week: 'The Starling,' Diddy and Billy Bob Thornton

Sep. 20, 2021 10:19 AM EDT

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — The best way to remember Norm Macdonald, who died last week at age 61, is...

Emmys Latest: Sudeikis celebrates "big team win" for "Lasso"

Sep. 20, 2021 01:54 AM EDT

The Latest on The Emmy Awards in Los Angeles (all times local): 10:45 p.m. Jason Sudeikis took home best actor in a comedy series for his leading role in “Ted Lasso,” but the actor seemed more enthused to share the show’s victory with his...

List of Emmy winners includes Jean Smart, 'Ted Lasso' actors

Sep. 19, 2021 23:12 PM EDT

List of main winners at the Emmy Awards: Comedy Series: “Ted Lasso.” Drama series: “The Crown” Limited Series: “The Queen’s Gambit” Actress, Drama Series: Olivia Colman, “The Crown” ...

Camden Film Festival celebrates documentaries

Sep. 19, 2021 15:17 PM EDT

CAMDEN, Maine (AP) — The Camden Film Festival, which celebrates documentaries, is wrapping up this weekend on Maine's Midcoast. The festival opened with “Becoming Cousteau,” from two-time Oscar nominated filmmaker Liz Garbus, about the undersea explorer who tried...

'Shang-Chi' tops box office for 3rd straight weekend

Sep. 19, 2021 13:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” is the top film at the box office for the third straight weekend, but the muted reception for Clint Eastwood's “Cry Macho” suggests older moviegoers still aren't as eager to return to theaters. ...