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Heavy rain collapses part of ancient Michigan cave where 'The Great Train Robbery' was filmed

Jul. 19, 2024 16:48 PM EDT

BERRIEN COUNTY, Mich. (AP) — Part of an ancient Michigan cave where “The Great Train Robbery” was filmed has collapsed under heavy rain. A wall of Bear Cave in Buchanan collapsed this week, Adam Morris, the property manager at a campground that operates near the cave, told...

Sundance Film Festival narrows down host cities — from Louisville to Santa Fe — for future years

Jul. 19, 2024 13:28 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Sundance Institute on Friday announced six finalists in its search for a new host location for the influential film festival. After 40 years in Park City, Utah, the festival is eyeing locations across the country for festivals starting in 2027 when its...

Spectacle, spires and romance: The 'real suspense' behind Netflix doc ‘Skywalkers: A Love Story’

Jul. 19, 2024 09:01 AM EDT

It started out as a film about rooftoppers. The risk-takers who pose atop the world’s tallest buildings, without safety nets or permission, had long been a fascination for filmmaker Jeff Zimbalist. He’d dabbled in the activity, on a smaller scale in his youth, and was fascinated...

Cheng Pei-pei, martial arts actor who starred in 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon,' dies at age 78

Jul. 19, 2024 05:43 AM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — Cheng Pei-pei, a Chinese-born martial arts film actor who starred in Ang Lee’s "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon,” has died, her family announced Friday. She was 78. Cheng, who had been diagnosed with a rare illness with symptoms similar to Parkinson’s disease,...

'Longlegs' star Maika Monroe's secret to success in Hollywood is a healthy relationship to it

Jul. 18, 2024 10:03 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One of the few moments of levity in “Longlegs” — the Neon horror film in theaters now about a Satanist serial killer — happens when Maika Monroe’s character, Lee Harker, meets her co-worker’s young daughter. It’s obvious the analytical FBI agent...

'Shogun' leads all Emmy nominees with 25 and 'The Bear' sets comedy series record with 23

Jul. 17, 2024 15:51 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Bear” went on a tear at Wednesday morning’s Emmy nominations with a comedy-series record 23, and “Shogun” led all nominees with 25 in a dominant year across categories for FX. Nominations for the “The Bear," up for its second season in which its...

Movie Review: A new generation drives into the storm in rousing ‘Twisters’

Jul. 17, 2024 13:29 PM EDT

We have a complex relationship with disaster movies. Just look at the discussion about a “ Twisters ” poster, which became a perfect encapsulation of our love-hate tendencies. In the promo for the film, in theaters Thursday, actors Daisy Edgar-Jones, Glen Powell and Anthony Ramos...

Francis Ford Coppola's 'Megalopolis' wrapped at this Georgia hotel. Soon, it'll be open for business

Jul. 17, 2024 11:40 AM EDT

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. (AP) — Two years ago, Francis Ford Coppola stopped at Georgia Film Academy on the hunt for apprentices for his upcoming film, " Megalopolis." Jordan Holifield, then a 23-year-old student, did a double-take when he saw one of the application questions — did he...

Movie Review: Finding love and followers atop urban heights in 'Skywalkers: A Love Story'

Jul. 17, 2024 09:14 AM EDT

The force is not strong in “Skywalkers: A Love Story,” a shallow “Man on Wire” for social media influencers about a pair of Russian daredevils who stealthily scale urban heights to attain the precious treasure of a much-liked Instagram post. There’s a novel thrill to the...

‘Time Bandits’ show reinvigorates Monty Python film with Lisa Kudrow-led ensemble

Jul. 17, 2024 00:01 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Adapting a cult-classic film into a television series is a daunting task, but for Lisa Kudrow and her collaborators on “Time Bandits,” that challenge just meant there was more room for exploration. “The series version of a film means you’re gonna expand...