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Despite hybrid release, 'Dune' draws well on the big screen

Oct. 24, 2021 14:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Denis Villeneuve's “Dune” debuted with $40.1 million in ticket sales in its opening weekend in North America, drawing a large number of moviegoers to see the thundering sci-fi epic on the big screen despite it also being available to stream in homes. ...

Review: 'Ron's Gone Wrong' has the movie code all jumbled

Oct. 21, 2021 11:31 AM EDT

There's a clear message in the new film “Ron’s Gone Wrong” and that message is to stop watching films like “Ron’s Gone Wrong.” A derivative tale about a middle schooler and his quirky computer sidekick, the animated film seems to want to preach we should all...

Back to gravity: Russians talk about world's 1st space movie

Oct. 19, 2021 09:41 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian actor and a film director who spent 12 days in orbit making the world’s first movie in space said Tuesday they were so thrilled with their experience on the International Space Station that they felt sorry to leave. Actor Yulia Peresild and...

Russian film crew in orbit to make first movie in space

Oct. 05, 2021 15:47 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian actor and a film director rocketed to space Tuesday on a mission to make the world’s first movie in orbit, a project the Kremlin said will help burnish the nation’s space glory. Actor Yulia Peresild and director Klim Shipenko blasted off for...

A Russian film crew has blasted off on a mission to make the world’s first movie in space

Oct. 05, 2021 05:01 AM EDT
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian film crew has blasted off on a mission to make the world’s first movie in space.

William Shatner will fly to space aboard Blue Origin rocket

Oct. 04, 2021 16:42 PM EDT

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Captain Kirk is rocketing into space next week — boldly going where no other sci-fi stars have gone. Jeff Bezos’ space travel company, Blue Origin, announced Monday that “Star Trek” actor William Shatner will blast off from West...

Russia film crew set to blast off to make 1st movie in space

Oct. 04, 2021 14:21 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — In a historic first, Russia is set to launch an actor and a film director into space to make a feature film in orbit — a project the nation's space chief has hailed as a chance to raise the prestige of Russia's space program. Actor Yulia Peresild and...

AP Emmy pundits favor 'The Crown,' 'Ted Lasso' for honors

Sep. 08, 2021 15:11 PM EDT

Feeling lucky, Mr. Mandalorian? How about you, Duke of Hastings? The Emmys tend to field an eclectic group of contenders, and increasingly so as new platforms have expanded television's scope and sophistication. Versions of sci-fi and comic book epics...

‘Dune’ is a dream for Villeneuve, Chalamet, sequel or no

Sep. 03, 2021 09:08 AM EDT

VENICE, Italy (AP) — Denis Villeneuve’s adaption of Frank Herbert’s “Dune” was always envisioned as two films. But even if the sequel is anything but a certainty, it’s already been a “dream” for the Canadian director and his star Timothée Chalamet. ...