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Review: Kevin Hart shows range in tearjerker ‘Fatherhood’

Jun. 16, 2021 12:14 PM EDT

Kevin Hart can make us laugh and cry, it seems, even if the vehicle was practically engineered to bring on the waterworks. In “Fatherhood,” on Netflix on Friday, he plays a new dad whose wife dies shortly after childbirth and he’s left raising their daughter on his own. ...

Pixar’s ‘Luca’ invites you to summer in the Italian Riviera

Jun. 15, 2021 09:35 AM EDT

When filmmaker Enrico Casarosa left Italy for New York more than two decades ago, all he wanted to do was assimilate. He wanted to sound American. He wanted to order lattes like an American. He was, he said, “Very shy about showing my Italian identity.” And yet, like...

Review: A star-studded retirement home in ‘Queen Bees’

Jun. 11, 2021 12:53 PM EDT

There are two genres I tend to approach with extra caution: Slashers and retirement home comedies. Both have found me covering my eyes for not entirely unrelated reasons. Yes, the dismembering is more metaphorical in the latter, but sometimes it’s equally hard to stomach seeing a great...

Review: Mark Wahlberg discovers he's special in ‘Infinite’

Jun. 10, 2021 06:12 AM EDT

The new Mark Wahlberg movie “ Infinite ” poses an intoxicating scenario for all down-on-their-luck know-it-alls: What if you’re actually a reincarnated immortal who is not just the smartest and the best at everything but also necessary to save humanity? In the world of Hollywood wish...

New this week: 'In the Heights,' 'Loki' and 'Infinite'

Jun. 07, 2021 14:12 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 — Summer movies are finally starting to heat up this week with the...

Clarence Williams III, 'The Mod Squad's' Linc, dies at 81

Jun. 06, 2021 20:04 PM EDT

Clarence Williams III, who played the cool undercover cop Linc Hayes on the counterculture series “The Mod Squad” and Prince’s father in “Purple Rain,” has died. He was 81. Williams died Friday at his home in Los Angeles after a battle with colon cancer, his...

Meghan and Harry welcome second child, Lilibet 'Lili' Diana

Jun. 06, 2021 16:50 PM EDT

Prince Harry and Meghan may have stepped away from their royal duties — but family appeared to be top of mind in naming their second child, Lilibet “Lili” Diana Mountbatten-Windsor, who was born Friday in California. The name pays tribute to both Harry’s...

‘Conjuring 3’ tops ‘A Quiet Place 2’ as moviegoing returns

Jun. 06, 2021 13:31 PM EDT

The domestic box office is getting back to normal, with moderate wins and sizable second weekend drops. After its triumphant first weekend, “A Quiet Place Part II” fell 59% at the North American box office leaving room for the third movie in the “Conjuring” franchise to take first...

Review: A familiar adventure story in ‘Edge of the World’

Jun. 02, 2021 16:29 PM EDT

If the new adventure film “ Edge of the World,” about a British explorer and soldier in 1840s Borneo, seems suspiciously like “The Man Who Would Be King” and “Lord Jim,” it’s for good reason. It was the inspiration for both. Both Rudyard Kipling and Joseph Conrad were moved by...

In a punk 'Cruella,' dogs play second fiddle to the designs

May. 28, 2021 09:30 AM EDT

German punk princess Nina Hagen isn’t the most obvious inspiration for a Disney movie, but “ Cruella ” is also not your typical Disney movie. The new live-action origin story about the black-and-white-haired cartoon supervillain is less about a maniacal dalmatian-skinner than an...