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Miranda talks about Bruno, and the 'Encanto' phenomenon

Jan. 21, 2022 17:04 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A month after “Encanto” debuted in theaters, Lin-Manuel Miranda, who wrote the movie's Colombia-inflected songs, took a long vacation. By the time he returned, something almost as extraordinary as the enchanted home of the movie had transpired. “Encanto”...

Lin-Manuel Miranda breaks down the songs of 'Encanto'

Jan. 21, 2022 16:43 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Lin-Manuel Miranda went song by song through some of the hits of “Encanto” in a recent interview, from the breakout smash “We Don't Talk About Bruno” to his self-described “’90s Rock en Español throwback” “What Else Can I Do?” ___ ...

Next 'Mission: Impossible' movies delayed to 2023, 2024

Jan. 21, 2022 16:19 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — It will be another year before a new “Mission: Impossible” movie hits theaters. Paramount Pictures and Skydance announced Friday that the release of “Mission: Impossible 7” will be pushed from Sept. 20 to July 14, 2023. “Mission: Impossible 8,”...

Eva Longoria Bastón's doc looks at Chávez, De La Hoya fight

Jan. 21, 2022 09:59 AM EST

Boxing legend Oscar De La Hoya wanted to make a documentary about his 1996 fight against Julio César Chávez. It was coming up on 25 years since the “Ultimate Glory” showdown and he figured the time was right to look back. So he asked Eva Longoria Bastón, his friend of 20 years, if she’d be...

Horse who portrayed Seabiscuit dies at 24 at retirement farm

Jan. 21, 2022 04:01 AM EST

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) — Popcorn Deelites, a 24-year-old retired thoroughbred who was one of several who portrayed Seabiscuit in the 2003 film, has died, Old Friends retirement farm in Kentucky announced Thursday. Michael Blowen, the farm's founder and president, said the cause of...

Analysis: NFL moving closer to 1st female head coach

Jan. 20, 2022 18:48 PM EST

The NFL is moving closer to having its first female head coach. It may take a few more years, perhaps another decade. However, the question is no longer if it’ll happen but when it will happen. “We asked basically everybody that, including all the head coaches, and...

Review: 'The King's Daughter' is truly a royal, watery mess

Jan. 20, 2022 18:22 PM EST

Once upon a time there was a film that didn't know what it was. A romantic comedy? Perhaps. A period drama? A fairy tale? A tween fantasy mixed with royal intrigue? No matter. Producers threw a lot of cash at the film and filled it with movie stars. That's why we now have “The King’s...

Jamie Dornan talks 'Belfast', TV and going behind-the-scenes

Jan. 20, 2022 10:24 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the most memorable scenes in “ Belfast ” is when Jamie Dornan's character serenades his wife (played by Caitriona Balfe) with “ Everlasting Love.” The lighting, choreography and wardrobe makes Dornan look like a matinee idol. As the film makes the...

German actor Hardy Kruger, star of adventure movies, dies

Jan. 20, 2022 07:58 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Hardy Kruger, considered one of post-war Germany’s best actors, has died. He was 93. His Hamburg-based literary agent, Peter Kaefferlein, said Thursday that Kruger died “suddenly and unexpectedly” Wednesday in California, where he lived with his third wife,...

Review: A generic modern fairy tale in 'The Royal Treatment'

Jan. 20, 2022 07:18 AM EST

In the new Netflix movie “ The Royal Treatment,” the chief of staff for the prince of a fictional European country accidentally calls a run-down salon in the Bronx to schedule a haircut for His Royal Highness, Prince Thomas. Upon hearing who he says he works for, Izzy, the owner of said salon...