Latest Ernest Hemingway News

New this Week: 'Kung Fu,' 'Rebel' and 'Thunder Force'

Apr. 05, 2021 13:20 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 — Against the odds, Melissa McCarthy and her husband, filmmaker Ben Falcone, have...

Vast archives at JFK Library help bring 'Hemingway' to life

Apr. 04, 2021 11:41 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A new documentary on Ernest Hemingway — powered by vast but little-known archives kept at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston — is shedding new light on the acclaimed novelist. “Hemingway,” by longtime collaborators Ken...

Beat poet, publisher Lawrence Ferlinghetti dies at 101

Feb. 23, 2021 17:09 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Lawrence Ferlinghetti, the poet, publisher, bookseller and activist who helped launch the Beat movement in the 1950s and embodied its curious and rebellious spirit well into the 21st century, has died at age 101. Ferlinghetti, a San Francisco...

PBS chief defends filmmaker Ken Burns, touts diversity

Feb. 02, 2021 21:36 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The chief executive of PBS rejected a filmmaker’s argument that public TV's 40-year relationship with documentarian Ken Burns has come at the expense of diversity. President and CEO Paula Kerger was asked Tuesday about an essay by filmmaker Grace...