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Toronto Film Festival lineup includes movies from Angelina Jolie, Mike Leigh, more

Jul. 22, 2024 17:57 PM EDT

The Angelina Jolie-directed war film “Without Blood," a documentary about Bruce Springsteen and Mike Leigh’s contemporary tragicomedy “Hard Truths” will have their world premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival this fall. The festival announced its gala and special presentation...

Adaptation of Colson Whitehead’s ‘Nickel Boys’ to open New York Film Festival this fall

Jul. 22, 2024 09:09 AM EDT

“Nickel Boys,” an adaptation of Colson Whitehead’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, will open the 62nd New York Film Festival in September, organizers said Monday. Filmmaker RaMell Ross directed the drama based on the 2019 novel about two Black teenagers in an abusive reform...

What to stream this week: Ice Spice, Ghostbusters, Bob Marley, Wayne Brady and new 'Futurama'

Jul. 22, 2024 00:02 AM EDT

The long-awaited debut album from Ice Spice and the movie “Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire” with new and old franchise stars are some of the new television, films, music and games headed to a device near you. Also among the streaming offerings worth your time as selected by The...

‘Twisters’ whips up $80.5 million at box office, while ‘Deadpool & Wolverine’ looms

Jul. 21, 2024 13:58 PM EDT

Moviegoers ran toward the tornadoes this weekend, propelling “ Twisters ” to a blockbuster opening. The standalone sequel to the 1996 hit made $80.5 million in ticket sales from 4,151 theaters in North America, according to studio estimates Sunday. That’s about $30 million more...

Heavy rain collapses part of ancient Michigan cave where 'The Great Train Robbery' was filmed

Jul. 19, 2024 16:48 PM EDT

BERRIEN COUNTY, Mich. (AP) — Part of an ancient Michigan cave where “The Great Train Robbery” was filmed has collapsed under heavy rain. A wall of Bear Cave in Buchanan collapsed this week, Adam Morris, the property manager at a campground that operates near the cave, told...

Sundance Film Festival narrows down host cities — from Louisville to Santa Fe — for future years

Jul. 19, 2024 13:28 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Sundance Institute on Friday announced six finalists in its search for a new host location for the influential film festival. After 40 years in Park City, Utah, the festival is eyeing locations across the country for festivals starting in 2027 when its...

Spectacle, spires and romance: The 'real suspense' behind Netflix doc ‘Skywalkers: A Love Story’

Jul. 19, 2024 09:01 AM EDT

It started out as a film about rooftoppers. The risk-takers who pose atop the world’s tallest buildings, without safety nets or permission, had long been a fascination for filmmaker Jeff Zimbalist. He’d dabbled in the activity, on a smaller scale in his youth, and was fascinated...

Cheng Pei-pei, martial arts actor who starred in 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon,' dies at age 78

Jul. 19, 2024 05:43 AM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — Cheng Pei-pei, a Chinese-born martial arts film actor who starred in Ang Lee’s "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon,” has died, her family announced Friday. She was 78. Cheng, who had been diagnosed with a rare illness with symptoms similar to Parkinson’s disease,...

'Longlegs' star Maika Monroe's secret to success in Hollywood is a healthy relationship to it

Jul. 18, 2024 10:03 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One of the few moments of levity in “Longlegs” — the Neon horror film in theaters now about a Satanist serial killer — happens when Maika Monroe’s character, Lee Harker, meets her co-worker’s young daughter. It’s obvious the analytical FBI agent...

'Shogun' leads all Emmy nominees with 25 and 'The Bear' sets comedy series record with 23

Jul. 17, 2024 15:51 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Bear” went on a tear at Wednesday morning’s Emmy nominations with a comedy-series record 23, and “Shogun” led all nominees with 25 in a dominant year across categories for FX. Nominations for the “The Bear," up for its second season in which its...