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People magazine names Paul Rudd as 2021's Sexiest Man Alive

Nov. 10, 2021 00:23 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul Rudd has been crowned as 2021’s Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine. Rudd, known for his starring roles in Marvel’s “Ant-Man” films, “This is 40” and “Clueless,” was revealed as this year’s winner Tuesday night on CBS' ”The...

The Latest: GOP, Democratic lawmakers visit climate talks

Nov. 06, 2021 17:01 PM EDT

The latest on the U.N. climate summit COP26 in Glasgow: GLASGOW — Glasgow became the site of a rare event Saturday -- a bipartisan U.S. congressional delegation attending a climate summit. Sen. Chris Coons, a Delaware Democrat, led the Republican...

New this week: 'Finch,' ABBA and 'The Harder They Fall'

Nov. 01, 2021 12:08 PM 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 Western gets a stylish and kinetic update in Jeymes Samuel’s “The...

Giving the Western some swagger in 'The Harder They Fall'

Oct. 30, 2021 11:13 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — If you had any doubt that Jeymes Samuel, the director of “The Harder They Fall” and the British musician known as the Bullits, loves Westerns, then you haven't heard him sing Dean Martin's “My Rifle, My Pony and Me” from John Ford's “Rio Bravo.” ...

Review: ‘Harder They Fall’ updates the Western, with style

Oct. 20, 2021 14:47 PM EDT

These. People. Existed. Those three words — and that very emphatic punctuation — appear onscreen at the beginning of “The Harder They Fall,” setting a definitive tone for this stylish and bold new Western by Jeymes Samuel. Yes, Samuel is...

About that 'No Time to Die' ending...

Oct. 11, 2021 16:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — This story discusses the ending of “No Time to Die." That such a spoiler warning is even necessary is strange in the world of James Bond. Doesn't he save the world and get away with the girl? Isn't that one of the immutable laws of 007, right up there...

A fall movie season (like everything else) in flux

Sep. 07, 2021 23:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Filmmaker Cary Fukunaga has been waiting more than a year and a half for the biggest movie of his career, the James Bond film “No Time to Die,” to arrive in theaters. It has been a strange and surreal wait. Months before the much-delayed movie is even released on Oct. 8,...

Fall movie calendar, from 'Venom' to 'King Richard'

Sep. 07, 2021 16:39 PM EDT

A rundown of notable films coming out this fall: Sept. 9 “Blood Brothers: Malcolm X & Muhammad Ali” (Netflix): A documentary chronicling the friendship between the boxing legend and the civil rights leader. Sept. 10 ...

Today in History

Sep. 06, 2021 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, Sept. 6, the 249th day of 2021. There are 116 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On Sept. 6, 2006, President George W. Bush acknowledged for the first time that the CIA was...