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Peter Fonda apologizes for 'vulgar' Barron Trump tweet

Jun. 20, 2018 11:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Peter Fonda apologized Wednesday for a late-night Twitter rant in which he suggested 12-year-old Barron Trump should be ripped from "his mother's arms and put in a cage with pedophiles." The all-capitals tweet in the wee hours went on to call President Donald Trump an expletive. The actor...

Behind the making of Jack-Jack, the summer's breakout star

Jun. 20, 2018 5:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The breakout star of the summer moviegoing season isn't a dinosaur, an Avenger or anyone aboard the Millennium Falcon. It's a giggling pipsqueak in diapers. "The Incredibles 2," which last weekend set a new box-office record for animated films with $182.7 million in ticket sales, has been a...

AMC Theatres unveils $20-a-month rival to MoviePass

Jun. 20, 2018 5:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — AMC Theatres, the world's largest movie theater chain, on Wednesday unveiled a $20-a-month subscription service to rival the flagging MoviePass. The theater chain announced a new service to its loyalty program, AMC Stubs, allowing subscribers to see up to three movies a week for a monthly...

Film starring Kevin Spacey to be released in August

Jun. 20, 2018 2:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Spacey was erased from "All the Money in the World" and booted from "House of Cards," but a movie starring the disgraced actor is going forward with a summer release. Vertical Entertainment announced that it will release "Billionaire Boys Club" on video-on-demand on July 17 and in...

Sons of Apollo Creed and Ivan Drago face off in 'Creed II'

Jun. 20, 2018 1:52 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The sons of Apollo Creed and Ivan Drago will pick up where their fathers left off more than 30 years ago. MGM and Warner Bros. Pictures on Wednesday released the first trailer for "Creed II," the sequel to the 2015 "Rocky" spinoff. Michael B. Jordan returns as Adonis Creed, with...

Council of Europe asks Russia to release jailed filmmaker

Jun. 20, 2018 1:10 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — The head of Europe's human rights body is calling on Russia to release an imprisoned Ukrainian filmmaker who has been on hunger strike for a month. Thorbjorn Jagland, secretary of the Council of Europe, met Wednesday with Russian human rights commissioner Tatiana Moskalkova and said Oleg...

Review: Pattinson elevates the melancholy western 'Damsel'

Jun. 20, 2018 1:10 PM EDT

Pitiful men pin their hopes on delusions of romance in David and Nathan Zellner's clever and melancholy western "Damsel," an offbeat odyssey about the foolhardiness of believing in the "damsel in distress." The Zellner brothers' last film, "Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter," was based on an urban legend about a...

AMC taking on MoviePass with new movie ticket program

Jun. 20, 2018 9:49 AM EDT

LEAWOOD, Kan. (AP) — AMC Theatres is rolling out its own movie ticket program as it looks to take on the success of MoviePass. MoviePass, a startup that was letting customers watch a movie a day at theaters for just $10 a month, announced in April that it's limiting new customers to four movies a month....

'Yellowstone' boasts Costner, strong Native American co-star

Jun. 19, 2018 8:47 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Yellowstone" has everything a worthwhile Western should, including breathtaking vistas, battles over land and Kevin Costner in the lead role. There's also something rare in the contemporary Paramount Network series debuting Wednesday: prominent Native American story lines and parts,...

Disney names new Animation, Pixar chiefs post-Lasseter

Jun. 19, 2018 6:37 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Walt Disney Studios chairman Alan Horn says Tuesday that Jennifer Lee and Pete Docter are taking over for former Disney animation and Pixar chief John Lasseter, who is departing Disney at the end of the year following misconduct allegations. Both Oscar-winners and veterans of the Walt...