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Emmy Predictions: Amid newcomers, will 'Thrones' slay again?

Sep. 17, 2019 12:51 PM EDT

In the Way Too Much TV Era, it truly is an honor just to be nominated. Imagine that you're working on a television series, one of the many actors, writers and others who give daily thanks for the rise of cable and streaming that has led to gazillions — at least — of shows and growing employment...

'It: Chapter Two' scares up $91 million with debut

Sep. 8, 2019 2:15 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A robust audience turned out to catch "It: Chapter Two" in movie theaters this weekend, but not quite as big as the first. Warner Bros. says Sunday that "It: Chapter Two," the only major new release, earned an estimated $91 million from North American ticket sales in its first weekend...

Review: 'It Chapter 2' is a big-screen funhouse

Sep. 3, 2019 4:37 PM EDT

It can be a cheesy thing when a novel is split up and spread out over a handful of films, but Stephen King's "It" is not one of those books. Andy Muschietti's first crack at King's 1,100-page doorstop, 2017's "It," dealt with the first half: the Losers Club, a band of "Stranger Things"-like adolescent outcasts,...

Obi-Wan, Lizzie McGuire join new Disney Plus platform

Aug. 24, 2019 1:47 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ewan McGregor is reprising his "Star Wars" role as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a new series, one of the many splashy projects that Disney is banking on to make its new streaming platform competitive. The as-yet untitled Disney Plus show drew big cheers when it was announced Friday at the D23...

Review: 'Angry Birds' can't fly, but this sequel stays aloft

Aug. 13, 2019 6:26 PM EDT

It's hard to have huge expectations for a movie called "The Angry Birds Movie 2." After all, it's not even a movie based on a smartphone game. It's a SEQUEL to a movie based on a smartphone game. But now that we've established that nobody's expecting Ingmar Bergman here, let's offer up some praise for this...