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Movie Review: Finding love and followers atop urban heights in 'Skywalkers: A Love Story'

Jul. 17, 2024 09:14 AM EDT

The force is not strong in “Skywalkers: A Love Story,” a shallow “Man on Wire” for social media influencers about a pair of Russian daredevils who stealthily scale urban heights to attain the precious treasure of a much-liked Instagram post. There’s a novel thrill to the...

What to stream this week: 'Descendants,' Megan Moroney, 'Sunny' and new HARDY album

Jul. 11, 2024 12:24 PM EDT

Country sensation HARDY's new album and a new “Descendants” movie are some of the new television, films, music and games headed to a device near you. Also among the streaming offerings worth your time as selected by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists: “Faye,”...

Steve Van Zandt gets rock star treatment in new documentary

Jun. 27, 2024 16:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Steve Van Zandt still looks every bit the rock star. But underneath his purple headscarf, paisley shirt and snakeskin boots, Van Zandt says he still hates being the center of attention. “I’m a bit of a contradiction and paradox,” he says,...

What to stream this week: 'The Bear,' Camila Cabello, Megan Thee Stallion and Celine Dion

Jun. 26, 2024 18:02 PM EDT

The life and style of fashion icon Diane von Furstenberg is chronicled in a documentary and albums from Megan Thee Stallion and Camila Cabello are some of the new television, movies, music and games headed to a device near you. Also among the streaming offerings worth your time as...

From DVF to Star Wars, filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy charts her own path in Hollywood

Jun. 26, 2024 12:01 PM EDT

Filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy’s oeuvre defies simple categorization. She’s made documentaries about acid attack victims and child refugees. She’s focused her lens on the extraordinary life of designer Diane von Furstenberg. She’s spearheaded animated films for and about...

What to stream this weekend: 'Kung Fu Panda 4' chops, PBS hits the disco and Kevin Hart chats

Jun. 21, 2024 00:16 AM EDT

The debut of “Echoes,” a sequel series to “Orphan Black," and the documentary “Bread & Roses” looking at how Afghan women’s lives were impacted after Kabul fell to the Taliban in 2021 are some of the new television, movies, music and games headed to a device near you. ...

Movie Review: Andrew McCarthy hunts the 'Brat Pack' blowback in the documentary 'Brats'

Jun. 11, 2024 13:04 PM EDT

He’s 61 now, well-off and trim. He has many accomplishments as an actor but there's this one thing he finds hard to shake: Back in 1985, he got called something. During the Reagan administration, rising star Andrew McCarthy was lumped into an amorphous group of young actors who...

What to stream this weekend: 'Hit Man,' Tems, Dakota Johnson, Charli XCX and Star Wars: Hunters

Jun. 06, 2024 23:36 PM EDT

Idris Elba narrating a National Geographic series about the millions of soldiers erased from World War II history and the action-comedy-romance “Hit Man” landing on Netflix are some of the new television, movies, music and games headed to a device near you. Also among the...

What to stream this weekend: Willie Nelson, Chip & Joanna Gaines, Jim Henson and Ben Platt

May. 31, 2024 13:11 PM EDT

Willie Nelson's 152nd album and Benedict Cumberbatch playing a curmudgeon puppeteer in “Eric” on Netflix are some of the new television, movies, music and games headed to a device near you. Also among the streaming offerings worth your time as selected by The Associated Press’...

Nicole Brown Simpson's sisters want you to remember how she lived, not how she died

May. 31, 2024 10:31 AM EDT

In the familiar images that circulated after her June 1994 death, Nicole Brown Simpson appears frozen in place. She's a statuesque blonde with a tense smile, silently escorting famous husband O.J. Simpson. She’s the breezy California beauty behind the wheel of her white Ferrari....