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Review: The sunny, shaggy 'Licorice Pizza' soaks up the '70s

Nov. 23, 2021 16:34 PM EST

It’s school picture day at a high school in Southern California's San Fernando Valley in the opening scene of Paul Thomas Anderson’s 1970s-set “Licorice Pizza.” The photographer’s assistant, Alana (Alana Haim), strides up and down a long line of students...

New this week: 'Becoming Cousteau,' Gaga and Tony Bennett

Nov. 22, 2021 09:55 AM EST

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 — Stephen Karam adapts his Tony-winning play “The Humans,” about three...

Joaquin Phoenix, Mike Mills on sincerity in 'C'mon C'mon'

Nov. 19, 2021 18:57 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — In Mike Mills’ “C’mon C’mon,” Joaquin Phoenix plays a New York-based radio journalist who, throughout the movie, records interviews with real kids about their lives, asking them questions like, “What scares you?" and "What makes you happy?” ...

Review: 'The Power of the Dog' is a sublime gothic Western

Nov. 17, 2021 16:05 PM EST

Tracking shots of a solitary figure striding across a Western plain, seen from within the darkened interiors of a home, bookend Jane Campion's “The Power of the Dog." As the man walks, with wrinkled foothills behind him, the camera glides through the house. He goes into and out of view with...

For Will Smith, a break point leads to 'King Richard'

Nov. 16, 2021 23:12 PM EST

Will Smith wouldn’t seem an obvious candidate for a midlife crisis. Hugely successful, immensely popular, indefatigably sunny. But Smith, who stars in the upcoming drama “King Richard,” as Richard Williams, father and coach to Venus and Serena Williams, is...

'Red Notice,' 'Squid Game' top Netflix hours-watched metric

Nov. 16, 2021 17:03 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix on Tuesday rolled out a new website that measures its most-viewed films and series by the amount of hours users spend watching them. The results? People are watching “Squid Game” and the new action-adventure film “Red Notice” maybe even more than you would...

New this week: Will Smith, 'Tick, Tick... Boom!' and Adele

Nov. 15, 2021 12:17 PM EST

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 — Tennis anyone? In “King Richard,” Will Smith plays Richard Williams, father...

Review: Broadway dreams loom large in 'Tick, Tick... BOOM!'

Nov. 12, 2021 18:36 PM EST

“Tick, Tick... BOOM!,” Lin-Manuel Miranda's affectionate, well-crafted adaptation of Jonathan Larson's “rock monologue,” captures all that's grand and beautiful about musical theater, and a little of what can make it insufferable, too. ...

‘RBG’ filmmakers find a rich vein: Feminist love stories

Nov. 12, 2021 14:21 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The label “date movie” hasn’t traditionally been applied much to documentaries but filmmakers Betsy West and Julie Cohen have twice now made non-fiction films of trailblazing female icons that also happen to be portraits of loving, supportive marriages. ...

Judi Dench, Ciarán Hinds savor their moments in 'Belfast'

Nov. 12, 2021 13:14 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kenneth Branagh put it directly to Judi Dench. “He said, ‘Will you play my grandmother?’” Dench recalls. “And I said yes.” In “Belfast,” Branagh reconstructs a poignant and pivotal moment from his childhood. The...