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Elton John doc ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’ lands at Disney

May. 18, 2022 17:07 PM EDT

Sir Elton John is preparing to say goodbye in fabulous splendor, with the help of a documentary crew and the Walt Disney Co. Disney Original Documentary and Disney+ said Wednesday that the film, entitled “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road: The Final Elton John Performances and the Years...

Review: ‘Chip ‘n Dale’ evoke Roger Rabbit in meta reboot

May. 17, 2022 12:55 PM EDT

If you must reboot an over 30-year-old Disney Channel cartoon like “ Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers,” you could do much worse than looking to “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” for inspiration. But it is a high bar and though “Chip ‘n Dale” might not reach the heights of that Robert Zemeckis...

Alex Garland confronts the horrors of past, present in ‘Men’

May. 16, 2022 15:59 PM EDT

It wasn’t Jessie Buckley’s audition but an observation she made that got her the leading role in “ Men.” When speaking to filmmaker Alex Garland about his heady idea to grapple with masculinity and its foundational myths and virulent cycles within a folk horror construct,...

‘Doctor Strange 2’ keeps hold on top spot in 2nd weekend

May. 15, 2022 12:22 PM EDT

“Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” stayed on top of the box office charts during its second weekend in theaters, earning an additional $61 million from North American theaters, according to studio estimates Sunday. With $688 million in global grosses, it’s already...

Film Review: ‘Firestarter’ remake fails to ignite

May. 13, 2022 09:09 AM EDT

For a movie about a girl with pyrokinetic powers, “ Firestarter ” is lacking a certain spark. This new adaptation of Stephen King’s 1980 novel is not scary or thrilling, nor is it emotionally resonant or particularly moving. No, this outing is a dull slog, even with its cool,...

Summer Preview: Daisy Edgar-Jones takes on 'Crawdads'

May. 10, 2022 13:55 PM EDT

Good things seem to happen to Daisy Edgar-Jones while she’s busy doing something else. Her breakout role as Marianne in the popular Hulu miniseries “Normal People" came about while she was on another production. She read the book in between takes and filmed her audition on set. ...

For auction: Marilyn’s clothes, Thor's hammer, Cap’s shield

May. 10, 2022 11:10 AM EDT

It may not be that Marilyn Monroe dress, but several gowns she donned for “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” and “There’s No Business Like Show Business” are going up for auction this summer along with 1,400 other pieces of Hollywood history. Over three days in July, Turner Classic...

New this week: Rebel Wilson, The Black Keys, 'Firestarter'

May. 09, 2022 13:36 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 — Stephanie Conway is a popular high school senior in 2002, but a cheerleading accident puts her in...

‘Doctor Strange 2’ conjures up biggest opening of 2022

May. 08, 2022 12:42 PM EDT

The summer movie season is off to a blockbuster start thanks to “ Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness.” The superhero extravaganza grossed an estimated $185 million in ticket sales in its first weekend in U.S. and Canadian theaters, the Walt Disney Co. said Sunday. Not...

Summer Movie Preview: Breakout stars to watch

May. 06, 2022 09:59 AM EDT

Some are newcomers. Some are former child stars reintroducing themselves in adult roles. And one is a comedian making a leap to big screen. These are just a few of the actors poised to make a splash this summer at the movies: AUSTIN BUTLER IN “ELVIS” How familiar...