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Busch, Elliott, Larson crash out of NASCAR All-Star race

May. 22, 2022 22:04 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Former NASCAR All-Star winners Kyle Busch, Chase Elliott and Kyle Larson crashed out in the second stage of this year's race Sunday night at Texas. Busch, the polesitter and 2017 winner, had a flat right rear tire coming out of the fourth turn and was...

Tokyo Olympic film debuts in Japan; headed next to Cannes

May. 22, 2022 22:13 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The documentary film about the pandemic-delayed Tokyo Olympics premiered on Monday, shown to reporters and other invited guests in the Japanese capital. Produced by Japanese director Naomi Kawase, the 120-minute film looks at the Olympics primarily from the point of...

One more 'I do,' this time in Italy, for Kourtney and Travis

May. 22, 2022 19:24 PM EDT

A trilogy of Kravis nuptials has been completed with a (probably) final ceremony in Portofino, Italy. Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker each posted to Instagram on Sunday a photo of themselves kissing at the altar, with the caption, “happily ever after.” The...

Ethan Coen on his Jerry Lee Lewis doc and filmmaking return

May. 22, 2022 19:01 PM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — Most in the film industry thought Ethan Coen was done with making movies. Ethan did, too. But on Sunday, Coen will premiere his first documentary, “Jerry Lee Lewis: Trouble in Mind," at the Cannes Film Festival, a movie that was unknown until last month's...

‘Doctor Strange' remains atop box office as 'Top Gun' looms

May. 22, 2022 18:11 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Doctor Strange and his multiverse got to linger a little longer atop the weekend box office as Tom Cruise and “Top Gun” wait in the wings. Marvel's “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” was the top-earning film of the weekend for the third...

Votto hits tiebreaking HR in 8th, Reds beat Blue Jays 3-2

May. 22, 2022 18:02 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Joey Votto hit a tiebreaking homer in the eighth inning and the Cincinnati Reds held on to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 on Sunday, avoiding a three-game sweep. Votto, who is from suburban Toronto, went deep for the fourth time in 12 career games at Rogers Centre. ...

Johnson uses huge save to prevent 230 mph crash at Indy

May. 22, 2022 17:38 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jimmie Johnson used fast hands to wrestle his car out of a sideways slide that seemed headed toward a massive crash at 230 mph. He saved his car, but his Indianapolis 500 qualifying run was ruined. The seven-time NASCAR champion is locked into his first Indy...

Creator of 'Star Wars' X-wing and Death Star dies at 90

May. 22, 2022 16:11 PM EDT

Colin Cantwell, the man who designed the spacecraft in the “Star Wars” films, has died. He was 90. The Hollywood Reporter reported Sunday that Sierra Dall, Cantwell's partner, confirmed that he died at his home in Colorado on Saturday. Cantwell designed the...

Cannes: Transylvania-set 'R.M.N.' probes a ubiquitous crisis

May. 22, 2022 15:02 PM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — Cristian Mungiu's Cannes Film Festival entry “R.M.N.” is set in an unnamed mountainous Transylvanian village in Romania, but the conflicts of ethnocentricity, racism and nationalism that permeate the multi-ethnic town could take place almost anywhere. Of...

'Triangle of Sadness': Biting social satire delights Cannes

May. 22, 2022 12:58 PM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — Fashion models, Instagram influencers and Russian oligarchs collide on a yacht — and some very extreme sickness ensues — in Ruben Östlund's “Triangle of Sadness,” a social satire that had viewers at the Cannes Film Festival in hysterics. The Swedish...