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Review: Thriller 'The Black Phone' is captivating, really

Jun. 22, 2022 14:47 PM EDT

Phones in serial killer movies are usually used by the deranged hunters to taunt the police or carefully tell victims how they’ll die. But in “The Black Phone” it’s the other way around, fitting for a horror-thriller that flips many of the genre’s formula. The serial killer...

GOP Sen Collins puts her Bangor home up for sale

Jun. 21, 2022 17:32 PM EDT

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — U.S. Sen. Susan Collins and her husband are putting their Bangor home that has been the site of recent protests on the market. Collins and Thomas Daffron bought the 4,250-square-foot house on West Broadway in 2013, a year after they married, and they've made a...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

May. 25, 2022 16:19 PM EDT

South Florida Sun Sentinel. May 24, 2022. Editorial: Florida’s new elections chief won’t bury The Big Lie Gov. Ron DeSantis’ new chief elections official, Cord Byrd, could have saved himself a whole lot of justifiable criticism Tuesday if he had simply...

Summer Movie Calendar: From 'Top Gun 2' to 'Thor 4' and more

May. 16, 2022 09:58 AM EDT

A rundown of notable films coming out this summer: May 6 “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” (Disney, theaters): After breaking open the multiverse in “Spider-Man: No Way Home,” Benedict Cumberbatch once again takes center stage as the brilliant...

‘Doctor Strange 2’ keeps hold on top spot in 2nd weekend

May. 15, 2022 12:22 PM EDT

“Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” stayed on top of the box office charts during its second weekend in theaters, earning an additional $61 million from North American theaters, according to studio estimates Sunday. With $688 million in global grosses, it’s already...

Film Review: ‘Firestarter’ remake fails to ignite

May. 13, 2022 09:09 AM EDT

For a movie about a girl with pyrokinetic powers, “ Firestarter ” is lacking a certain spark. This new adaptation of Stephen King’s 1980 novel is not scary or thrilling, nor is it emotionally resonant or particularly moving. No, this outing is a dull slog, even with its cool,...

New this week: Rebel Wilson, The Black Keys, 'Firestarter'

May. 09, 2022 13:36 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 — Stephanie Conway is a popular high school senior in 2002, but a cheerleading accident puts her in...