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Gregory Allen Howard who wrote 'Remember the Titans' dies

Jan. 28, 2023 14:06 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Screenwriter Gregory Allen Howard, who skillfully adapted stories of historical Black figures in “Remember the Titans” starring Denzel Washington, “Ali” with Will Smith and “Harriet” with Cynthia Erivo, has died. He was 70. Howard died Friday at his...

‘A Thousand and One’ wins Sundance grand jury prize

Jan. 27, 2023 15:02 PM EST

“A Thousand and One,” a drama about an impoverished single mother and her son in New York City, won the Sundance Film Festival’s grand jury prize in the U.S. dramatic competition, while “Going to Mars: The Nikki Giovanni Project” was awarded the top prize in the U.S. documentary category....

Sylvia Syms, 'Ice Cold in Alex,' and 'The Queen' star, dies

Jan. 27, 2023 12:16 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Actress Sylvia Syms, who starred in classic British films including “Ice Cold in Alex” and “Victim,” has died, her family said Friday. She was 89. Syms’ children said she “died peacefully” on Friday at Denville Hall, a London retirement home for actors...

Didion-Dunne archives acquired by New York Public Library

Jan. 27, 2023 11:35 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The archives of the late Joan Didion and John Gregory Dunne, spanning from letters and wedding pictures to manuscripts and screenplay drafts, have been acquired by the New York Public Library. “The Library is thrilled to announce that our outstanding research...

Review: Cannes breakout ‘Close’ tells of innocence and grief

Jan. 26, 2023 14:48 PM EST

“ Close ” is a crushing story of grief told with grace by Belgian director Lukas Dhont. At its heart is a friendship, loving and deep, between two 13-year-old boys, Leo (Eden Dambrine) and Remi (Gustav De Waele), in the countryside. It is summertime when we meet them, playing...

Eva Green, producers battle in UK court over collapsed film

Jan. 26, 2023 14:02 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — A lawyer for Eva Green alleged Thursday that producers of a collapsed film tried to damage the French actress’ reputation by depicting her as a “diva.” The performer, who played Vesper Lynd in James Bond thriller “Casino Royale,” is suing producers for a $1...

Review: Even J.Lo can't save this 'Shotgun Wedding'

Jan. 25, 2023 19:20 PM EST

Spoiler alert: J.Lo looks fantastic in a wedding dress. You surely knew that, given not only the plethora of wedding-themed movies Jennifer Lopez has made over the years, from “The Wedding Planner” to “Monster-in-Law” to the recent “Marry Me,” but also her own offscreen...

How (and where) to watch Oscar-nominated films online

Jan. 25, 2023 19:07 PM EST

Replete with spellbinding multiverses, “Everything Everywhere All at Once” topped the 95th Academy Awards nominations with 11 nods. Elsewhere, stories of friendship and family permeated 2022 cinema and the nominations this year, as did big-budget blockbusters. Some of the...

Review: Fleeting joys in the sublime 'One Fine Morning'

Jan. 25, 2023 14:32 PM EST

Like most things, the title of Mia Hansen-Løve's “One Fine Morning” sounds better in French. “Un Beau Matin" doesn't have that same rom-commy ring. But it's kind of nice to imagine a moviegoer, expecting a Hallmark movie, strolling instead into Hansen-Løve's sublimely...

A nod at 90, a 42-year gap and more Oscar nomination numbers

Jan. 24, 2023 21:12 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A descending look at the numbers behind Tuesday's nominations for the 95th Academy Awards. ___ 90: Age of John Williams, nominated for best original score for “The Fabelmans.” The composer's latest nomination makes him the oldest...