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Kevin Costner's second 'Horizon' film pulled from theatrical release

Jul. 10, 2024 14:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The August theatrical release for the second chapter of Kevin Costner’s ambitious Western epic “Horizon: An American Saga” has been canceled after the first film fizzled in theaters. New Line Cinema announced Wednesday that “Horizon: Chapter 2” will not...

‘Despicable Me 4’ debuts with $122.6M as boom times return to the box office

Jul. 07, 2024 13:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After a historically bad first half of the year, the box office is suddenly booming. “Despicable Me 4,” the Illumination Animation sequel, led the way over the holiday weekend with $75 million in ticket sales Friday through Sunday and $122.6 million since...

‘A Quiet Place’ prequel box office speaks volumes as Costner’s Western gets a bumpy start

Jun. 30, 2024 16:16 PM EDT

“ A Quiet Place: Day One ” is making noise at the box office. The prequel earned an estimated $53 million in its first weekend in North American theaters, according to studio estimates Sunday. It’s both a franchise best and significantly more than expected. Going into the...

Movie Review: Kevin Costner sets the table with overstuffed first take on epic 'Horizon'

Jun. 26, 2024 12:25 PM EDT

There's a scene deep into Kevin Costner's new Western when he and a woman are fleeing bad guys on horseback. They pause at a jaw-dropping vista and he turns to her: “You just gotta keep going,” he tells her. That should be the slogan of “Horizon: An American Saga — Chapter...

CANNES PHOTOS: See the standout moments from this year's film festival

May. 24, 2024 11:08 AM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival draws glamour to itself like a moth to the flame. Over the last two weeks, the French Riviera spectacular has played host to dozens of anticipated movie premieres, nightly ballets of high fashion on the red carpet and even a visit...

Mohammad Rasoulof fled Iran to debut his film in Cannes. 'I have many more stories to tell,' he says

May. 23, 2024 13:42 PM EDT

Mohammad Rasoulof was facing eight years in prison — and likely more considering the uncompromising nature of his latest film, “The Seed of the Sacred Fig” — when he decided to flee Iran. His films and statements criticizing government-sanctioned violence against protesters...

Q&A: Kevin Costner on unveiling his Western saga 'Horizon' at Cannes

May. 20, 2024 23:06 PM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — A month before Kevin Costner puts the first installment of his multi-chapter Western “Horizon: An American Saga” into theaters, the actor-director came to the Cannes Film Festival to unveil his self-financed passion project. “Two of my boys are out...

CANNES DIARY: Behind the scenes of the 2024 film festival

May. 19, 2024 20:18 PM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — Welcome to Cannes. The annual film festival is always a spectacle, but 2024's edition may be the most combustible in years. The 77th Cannes red carpet unfurls against a backdrop of war and protest. The #MeToo movement, so slow to take root in France, is now quickly tearing...

Defendants unmasked in court face cost of damage for allegedly felling famous 150-year-old tree

May. 15, 2024 14:24 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Two men accused of cutting down the majestic Sycamore Gap tree concealed their faces from cameras as they arrived at court Wednesday but inside the courtroom they couldn't hide from the cost of the damage they allegedly caused. A prosecutor said the value of the...

Cannes kicks off with a Palme d'Or for Meryl Streep and a post-'Barbie' fête of Greta Gerwig

May. 15, 2024 00:31 AM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — Beneath intermittent rainy skies, the Cannes Film Festival opened Tuesday with the presentation of an honorary Palme d'Or for Meryl Streep and the unveiling of Greta Gerwig’s jury, as the French Riviera spectacular kicked off a potentially volatile 77th edition. ...