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Review: Cena, Howery make ‘Vacation Friends’ a trip

Aug. 27, 2021 09:19 AM EDT

The pandemic has been cruel to more than a few movie genres, but have any been so hampered by the current state of the world as the vacation comedy? Early on, it reminded us of what we couldn’t do, what we were postponing or canceling. It was an odd experience of...

New this week: 'Clickbait,' Sturgill Simpson and Addison Rae

Aug. 23, 2021 09:57 AM 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 — The pickings are a little slim for new streaming film options as August comes...

'Free Guy' gives box office a lift, opening with $28.4M

Aug. 15, 2021 15:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — “Free Guy,” an action comedy starring Ryan Reynolds as a background character in a videogame, opened better than expected over the weekend, collecting an estimated $28.4 million in ticket sales despite a marketplace challenged by COVID-19. After a...

Review: In 'Free Guy,' a videogame 'Truman Show'

Aug. 05, 2021 14:25 PM EDT

In upside-down simulations, time loops and videogames turned inside out, a growing body of movies trade on the feeling of living in a false reality — of being a glitch in the matrix. Virtual realities turn real ("Ready Player One"), television sets peel away ("The Truman Show"), dream...