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Review: Jarmusch's zombies aren't as sexy as his vampires

Jun. 12, 2019 4:10 PM EDT

Six years ago, Jim Jarmusch made a movie about vampires. "Only Lovers Left Alive" was beautifully textured, ingeniously detailed and intoxicatingly moody. Plus it had the sexiest vampire couple you'd ever meet — Tilda Swinton and Tom Hiddleston, the latter of which hated humans and referred to them as...

Q&A: Coffee with Bill Murray and Jim Jarmusch

Jun. 11, 2019 12:24 PM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — Jim Jarmusch and Bill Murray's long-running relationship began, fittingly, with a cup of coffee. In the early '90s, Jarmusch was walking north on Manhattan's Columbus Avenue ("not my neighborhood," he notes) when he noticed a guy walking toward him. That's Bill bleeping Murray,...

A diminished 'Godzilla' still bests 'Rocketman,' 'Ma'

Jun. 2, 2019 2:50 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest iteration of the Godzilla franchise took over the top spot from "Aladdin" and roared louder than Elton John at the weekend box office, but it still left a notably smaller footprint on North American theaters than its city-wrecking predecessors. "Godzilla: King of the Monsters,"...

Octavia Spencer like you've never seen her before in 'Ma'

May. 29, 2019 12:49 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Octavia Spencer is a movie star. She has been for almost a decade since audiences and Oscar voters fell in love with her as Minnie in "The Help." Since then she's gotten two more supporting actress Oscar nominations, one of which was for a film that became another "surprise" blockbuster...

'Aladdin' soars, but 'Booksmart' barely passes at box office

May. 26, 2019 9:18 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Moviegoers voted with their dollars and chose the familiar over the new this Memorial Day weekend. The Walt Disney Co.'s live-action remake of "Aladdin" crushed the competition at the box office, which included two new original R-rated films that opened as counterprogramming to the...

Review: A cool concept lost in execution in 'Brightburn'

May. 22, 2019 2:23 PM EDT

"Brightburn " is a one idea movie. What if a baby from another planet crash lands on earth and is adopted and raised by a nice childless couple living on a farm? This kid doesn't get hurt, never bleeds and, right around puberty starts to discover that he has superhuman strength too. At this point you're probably...

APNewsBreak: Theme park to star 'Hunger Games,' 'Twilight'

May. 22, 2019 12:49 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Some of Lionsgate's most popular film franchises from "Hunger Games" to "Twilight" will be brought to life when the studio opens what it calls the world's first vertical theme park in China this summer. Lionsgate Entertainment World will offer several adventures including a virtual...

James Gunn says he's a better person after being fired

May. 20, 2019 11:55 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's been a roller-coaster year for James Gunn, who was fired from "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3" over old tweets in July, and rehired this March. But the writer-director who shepherded the first two "Guardians" films to critical and box office success said the experience has been an...

'The Lighthouse,' with Robert Pattinson, illuminates Cannes

May. 19, 2019 3:53 PM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — Robert Eggers' "The Lighthouse," starring Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe as turn-of-the-century lighthouse keepers, kicked up a storm Sunday at the Cannes Film Festival with a wave-making, madhouse period tale that seemingly washed ashore from another era. "The Lighthouse," Eggers'...

The Latest: Family: Pregnant woman's slaying 'a nightmare'

May. 17, 2019 2:54 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the killing of a pregnant Chicago woman whose baby was cut from her womb (all times local): 1:50 p.m. A spokeswoman for the family a 19-year-old who was killed and whose baby was cut from her womb says what they're going through is "a nightmare, a horror film." Julie Contreras...