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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...

Today in History

Jun. 05, 2021 00:06 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, June 5, the 156th day of 2021. There are 209 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 5, 1967, war erupted in the Middle East as Israel, anticipating a possible attack...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 30-June 5

May. 24, 2021 09:36 AM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 30-June 5: May 30: Actor Ruta Lee (“High Rollers,” “What’s My Line?”) is 86. Actor Keir Dullea (“2001: A Space Odyssey”) is 85. Guitarist Lenny Davidson of The Dave Clark Five is 77. Actor Stephen Tobolowsky...

Is it finally game on for video game adaptations?

Apr. 21, 2021 14:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Is there a more woebegone movie genre than the video game adaptation? This is the pantheon of “Max Payne,” “Wing Commander” and “Assassin’s Creed.” In the 27 years since the first video game movie, “Super Mario Bros.,” these adaptations have been so...

Alma Wahlberg, mother of Mark, Donnie Wahlberg, dies at 78

Apr. 18, 2021 14:32 PM EDT

Alma Wahlberg, the mother of entertainers Mark and Donnie Wahlberg and a regular on their reality series “Wahlburgers,” has died, her sons said on social media Sunday. She was 78. “My angel. Rest in peace,” Mark Wahlberg tweeted. Donnie...

Wunderkind ex-mayor to face jurors in fraud, bribery case

Apr. 18, 2021 10:02 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — After he was elected mayor of Fall River, Massachusetts, at just 23 years old, it seemed Jasiel Correia's political career had nowhere to go but up. Bright and dynamic, Correia charmed voters by portraying himself as a successful entrepreneur who could revive the struggling...

Ancient coins may solve mystery of murderous 1600s pirate

Apr. 01, 2021 14:08 PM EDT

WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — A handful of coins unearthed from a pick-your-own-fruit orchard in rural Rhode Island and other random corners of New England may help solve one of the planet's oldest cold cases. The villain in this tale: a murderous English pirate who became the...