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Film on factory is first Netflix project endorsed by Obamas

Aug. 21, 2019 4:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A documentary about an Ohio auto glass factory that is run by a Chinese investor debuted Wednesday on Netflix as the streaming service's first project backed by Michelle and Barack Obama's new production company. Filmmakers Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert said they learned of the Obamas'...

Review: 'Angel Has Fallen' and so has the franchise

Aug. 21, 2019 3:33 PM EDT

There is a certain mindless pleasure in the "Fallen" movies. Watching Gerard Butler muscle his way through increasingly preposterous obstacles as a Secret Service agent can be amusing and oddly transfixing at the same time. It's mass entertainment that makes a courtesy stop in theaters before ascending to its...

Brody's take: Adam Brody dishes on career and his TV habits

Aug. 21, 2019 12:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In Adam Brody's new movie "Ready or Not ," in theaters Wednesday, he's part of an ultra-rich family with an odd marriage ritual: When someone marries into the family, that person must pick a card to play a random game on their wedding night. The catch: The game may be deadly. While it's a...

Marvel's involvement in 'Spider-Man' movies may be in doubt

Aug. 20, 2019 6:35 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With great success comes great re-negotiation. In the wake of the announcement that "Spider-Man: Far From Home" is now the highest-grossing film ever in Sony Pictures' history, reports surfaced that Marvel Studios may be stepping away from the cross-studio partnership. The Hollywood...

Review: In 'Brittany Runs a Marathon,' a breakout for Bell

Aug. 20, 2019 5:23 PM EDT

Getting in shape and putting your life together usually, at the movies, passes in a montage. But for many, the non-Rocky legions of us, such transformations require more than inspiring theme music and lifting weights in the snow. And for the Brittany (Jillian Bell) of "Brittany Runs a Marathon," that's especially...

Charges dropped against alleged thief of McDormand Oscar

Aug. 20, 2019 5:14 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors on Tuesday dropped the case against a man charged with stealing Frances McDormand's Oscar statuette from a 2018 Academy Awards after-party. Terry Bryant's felony grand theft trial was to begin Tuesday, but Los Angeles prosecutors said in court that they were unable to proceed...

New 'Matrix' film set with Keanu Reeves and Lana Wachowski

Aug. 20, 2019 4:53 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Keanu Reeves and Lana Wachowski are returning to the world of "The Matrix." Warner Bros. Pictures Group chairman Toby Emmerich says Tuesday that a fourth "Matrix" is in the works. Reeves will be reprising his role as Neo and Carrie-Anne Moss will return as Trinity in the film that will...

Mindy Kaling, 'Four Weddings': optimistic without apology

Aug. 20, 2019 4:19 PM EDT

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Mindy Kaling is optimistic about life. Got a problem with that? Kaling's sunny — yet clear-eyed — view is on display in her film "Late Night," in which she stars opposite Emma Thompson, and in the Hulu series "Four Weddings and a Funeral." Both projects are...

The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

Aug. 20, 2019 3:41 PM EDT

iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending August 18, 2019: iTunes Movies US Charts: 1. Avengers: Endgame 2. The Secret Life of Pets 2 3. Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) 4. Long Shot 5. Pokémon Detective Pikachu 6. Shadow 7. Rocketman 8. Shazam! 9. The Hustle 10. The Lincoln Lawyer iTunes Movies US...

Review: A memorably horrific wedding night in 'Ready or Not'

Aug. 20, 2019 12:41 PM EDT

Traditionally, weddings usually lead to some fun and games in the bedroom for the happy and exhausted couple. In the new horror-thriller "Ready or Not," that's definitely true — but the games aren't always fun. Samara Weaving has a breakout performance as a new bride who tries to stay alive until dawn...