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Review: Cena, Howery make ‘Vacation Friends’ a trip

Aug. 27, 2021 09:19 AM EDT

The pandemic has been cruel to more than a few movie genres, but have any been so hampered by the current state of the world as the vacation comedy? Early on, it reminded us of what we couldn’t do, what we were postponing or canceling. It was an odd experience of...

SummerSlam gives momentum to WWE, Las Vegas

Aug. 24, 2021 20:09 PM EDT

Brock Lesnar and Becky Lynch's return to World Wrestling Entertainment during SummerSlam isn't the only reason the company is feeling momentum going into the fall. Last Saturday's card at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas was the highest-grossing SummerSlam ever, according...

New this week: 'Clickbait,' Sturgill Simpson and Addison Rae

Aug. 23, 2021 09:57 AM 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 pickings are a little slim for new streaming film options as August comes...

WWE star Goldberg wrestles for love of son at SummerSlam

Aug. 20, 2021 13:16 PM EDT

Bill Goldberg was seemingly retired, dabbling in acting and far removed from the days of his reign as undefeated champion in WCW or WrestleMania winner for WWE. He entertained millions of wrestling fans -- just never in the ring for the son born after his heyday. So when...

With coronavirus rising, 'The Suicide Squad' opens softly

Aug. 08, 2021 14:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Moviegoing, once expected to be closer to semi-normal levels by now, continues to be battered by the pandemic, the delta variant of the coronavirus and in-home streaming. The latest casualty: James Gunn's “The Suicide Squad,” a critically acclaimed, carnage-ridden...

Director James Gunn assembles his perfect ‘Suicide Squad’

Jul. 29, 2021 12:07 PM EDT

Could a scoundrel DC Comics character like Peacemaker ever be on the same level as Superman? How about Polka-Dot Man? Or Ratcatcher? The man who made Rocket Racoon, Groot and Star-Lord household names thinks so. James Gunn can’t help it: He loves an outsider. It’s...

Review: In 'The Suicide Squad,' an anti-Captain America romp

Jul. 28, 2021 13:41 PM EDT

One little article separates James Gunn’s “The Suicide Squad” from David Ayer’s “Suicide Squad.” But, oh, what a difference a word makes. Just five years after the trainwreck that prompted Warner Bros. to retool its DC Comics universe, James Gunn’s nearly...

WWE leaves virtual reality behind in 1st tour since 2020

Jul. 16, 2021 02:04 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Triple H walked with his arms crossed like an X -- his signature Degeneration X symbol -- with his 7-foot tag-team partner Joel Embiid to ring a ceremonial bell last month before a Philadelphia 76ers playoff game. His theme music blared through the...