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Today in History

Nov. 17, 2020 12:00 AM EST

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Nov. 17, the 322nd day of 2020. There are 44 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 17, 1800, Congress held its first session in the partially completed U.S. Capitol building. On this date: In 1558, Elizabeth I acceded to the English throne upon...

This image released by Hulu shows activist Greta Thunberg, center, in a scene from the documentary

New this week: 'I Am Greta,' Chris Stapleton & CMA Awards

Nov. 9, 2020 2:06 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 — When Greta Thunberg began protesting outside Swedish Parliament two years ago, it only took days for director Nathan...

Diane di Prima, Beat poet and activist, dead at 86

Oct. 28, 2020 4:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Diane di Prima, a poet, activist and teacher who was one of the last surviving members of the Beats and one of the few women writers in the Beat movement, has died at age 86. Di Prima's longtime partner Sheppard Powell told The Associated Press that di Prima had been in failing health and...

This undated photo provided by 2020 UNDERDOG FILM PARTNERS shows film director Masaharu Take at the movie set of Underdog. Take's films have always focused on painful stories about Japan’s

Tokyo festival opens with grueling boxing 'Underdog' film

Oct. 28, 2020 2:48 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Masaharu Take’s films have always focused on painful stories about Japan's “under-class,” people who are often overlooked in a nation stereotyped as monolithically well-to-do. The heroes of his latest work, “Underdog,” couldn’t be more beaten down,...

This undated photo provided by the @One Cut of the Dead Mission: Remote shows Shinichiro Ueda, director of “One Cut of the Dead Mission: Remote,” a YouTube spinoff of his 2017 award-winning film. The Japanese director who shot to stardom with a zombie movie featuring a delightfully long single shot has for his latest project turned to a video tool that’s become an everyday part of this pandemic era: the Zoom call. (the @One Cut of the Dead Mission: Remote via AP)

Japanese director known for single shots releases Zoom film

Oct. 14, 2020 7:10 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese director who shot to stardom with a zombie movie featuring a delightfully long single shot has for his latest project turned to a video tool that’s become an everyday part of this pandemic era: the Zoom call. Shinichiro Ueda's new 26-minute film was shot remotely —...

Regal Edwards Grand Teton theater is seen in Idaho Falls, Idaho on Monday, Oct. 5, 2020. Cineworld, which owns Regal, Cineworld and Picturehouse movie theaters, will suspend operations after the release of the latest James Bond film was postponed again, deflating hopes that a blockbuster could revive the devastated industry.  (John Roark/The Idaho Post-Register via AP)

Hundreds of Regal, Cineworld movie theaters to close

Oct. 5, 2020 4:47 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — In the latest blow to the beleaguered film industry, the second-largest movie theater chain in the U.S. is temporarily shuttering its locations Thursday due to a lack of blockbusters on the calendar and major domestic markets like New York remaining closed. Cineworld Group Plc said Monday...