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More than 3.1 million TV viewers for 'Field of Dreams' game

Aug. 12, 2022 19:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 3.1 million viewers watched Fox Sports' broadcast of Major League Baseball's second “Field of Dreams” game, about half of the audience for the 2021 game. The Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-2 on Thursday night at a throwback ballpark in eastern...

Oscar winner Troy Kotsur awarded key to Arizona hometown

Aug. 12, 2022 14:39 PM EDT

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Troy Kotsur, who made history as the first deaf man to win an Academy Award, has been honored with a key to his Arizona hometown. Kotsur, who won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor in March, was given the key Thursday in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa, the city said...

In ‘The Princess,’ a documentary on Diana flips the focus

Aug. 12, 2022 12:45 PM EDT

The last thing the world needs, you might think, is another Princess Diana documentary. It’s a fair thought considering that almost 25 years after her death, her life and impact is still media fodder. Whether it’s a magazine cover or a book claiming to have new revelations or...

Jon Batiste leaves Stephen Colbert's 'The Late Show'

Aug. 12, 2022 10:09 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jon Batiste, his career soaring after winning multiple Grammys this year, is leaving his perch as bandleader of “The Late Show” after a seven-year run backing up host Stephen Colbert. “We’ve been so lucky to have a front row seat to Jon’s incredible talent...

Smyly stars as Cubs beat Reds in 2nd 'Field of Dreams' game

Aug. 12, 2022 02:12 AM EDT

DYERSVILLE, Iowa (AP) — Standing among rows of Iowa cornstalks, Nico Hoerner had Johnny Bench on his left and Billy Williams right next to him. “Pretty incredible,” Hoerner said. For sure. Even for a “Field of Dreams.” Led by Drew Smyly and a...

Review: Jamie Foxx hunts vampires in comedy 'Day Shift'

Aug. 11, 2022 21:09 PM EDT

This year marks the centennial anniversary of F. W. Murnau's “Nosferatu,” a long time for us humans but only a blip for vampires. If you were looking to celebrate the birthday of that silent classic, which still casts a long and ominous shadow over all vampires films that have...

Review: Want to really waste time? Watch 'Mack & Rita'

Aug. 11, 2022 14:29 PM EDT

The movie “Mack & Rita” — which adds grandma chic to two things no one needs on screen like lazy filmmaking and a tired old concept — can be distilled into one word: cringe. Virtually no one associated with this film should be congratulated in any way, having ruptured any...

Review: Post Malone concert doc is all flash, no substance

Aug. 11, 2022 13:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — There's a moment in Post Malone’s new concert film when its star confesses to how surreal his life has become: “Sometimes I feel like I’m not a real person.” Fans will get no clarity on that astounding statement after watching Amazon's “Post Malone:...

Go the Distance: Cubs, Reds play at Iowa's 'Field of Dreams'

Aug. 10, 2022 16:18 PM EDT

DYERSVILLE, Iowa (AP) — David Bell's grandfather, father and brother played in the majors. Bell spent 12 years in the big leagues himself and worked as a coach and front office executive before taking over as manager of the Cincinnati Reds. So yeah, “ Field of Dreams,” a movie...

Run, Laal, run: Aamir Khan stars in Indian 'Forrest Gump'

Aug. 10, 2022 15:03 PM EDT

Indian actor Aamir Khan enjoyed “Forrest Gump” so much that he’s starring in a Hindi remake. Released in 1994, the original film went on to sweep the Oscars, taking six trophies including best picture and best actor for Tom Hanks. Directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by Eric...