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‘Conjuring 3’ tops ‘A Quiet Place 2’ as moviegoing returns

Jun. 06, 2021 13:31 PM EDT

The domestic box office is getting back to normal, with moderate wins and sizable second weekend drops. After its triumphant first weekend, “A Quiet Place Part II” fell 59% at the North American box office leaving room for the third movie in the “Conjuring” franchise to take first...

Review: Third chapter of 'The Conjuring' franchise creaks

Jun. 01, 2021 13:23 PM EDT

The universe of “The Conjuring” proves it may be reaching its spooky limits when a demon pops up in the latest film from, of all things, a waterbed. That such a well-worn punchline of ’80s suburban life could be home to Satan's spawn might be played for camp in any...

Zack Snyder blends social commentary into ‘Army of The Dead’

May. 20, 2021 12:39 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The elevator pitch for Zack Snyder’s “Army of the Dead” would read something like this: “28 Days Later…” meets “Oceans 11.” But watching the film reveals more than a Las Vegas zombie heist thriller as layers of subtext emerge reflecting current social...

Review: Zack Snyder makes a bitingly good zombie-heist flick

May. 18, 2021 15:04 PM EDT

It won't take you long to warm to Zack Snyder's “Army of the Dead.” All it took for me was the sight of a zombie Elvis impersonator. Equal parts hysterical and deadly, the bloody-mouthed, jumpsuit-wearing King in the opening credits is the perfect touch to a joyously...

Review: Krasinski offers fresh thrills in ‘A Quiet Place 2’

May. 18, 2021 11:10 AM EDT

John Krasinski catches you off guard in the first moment of “ A Quiet Place Part II,” inviting you into his film with the most terrifying thing of all in this universe: Noise. It’s a testament to the effectiveness of “A Quiet Place” that any sound is guaranteed to make you...

New this week: Chrissie Hynde, loads of zombies & M.O.D.O.K

May. 17, 2021 12:40 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 — In “The Dry,” Eric Bana returns to his native country for a taut, tense...

New film follows 2 zombie moviemakers with Down syndrome

Apr. 08, 2021 07:46 AM EDT

Two best friends with Down syndrome who caused a sensation four years ago when they created their own gory zombie movie are back, this time in a documentary championed by a Hollywood luminary. “Sam & Mattie Make a Zombie Movie,” released Tuesday on Apple TV,...

Review: Once more unto the breach in 'Godzilla vs. Kong'

Mar. 29, 2021 19:18 PM EDT

“Godzilla vs. Kong” begins, fittingly, with the big guy asleep. There is King Kong, colossus of the big screen, slowing waking on a mountainside. He rouses slowly in the morning sun from slumber before showering in a nearby waterfall. It's, maybe, a little bit the...

Review: In 'Happily,' 10 millennials walk into an Airbnb....

Mar. 18, 2021 20:16 PM EDT

“How did we find this place, anyway?” Wait, where have we heard that before? Actually, it’s a familiar line in a new genre of thriller that's emerged the last few years: Airbnb horror films. There are a few constants: Attractive millennials,...

DeFeo, convicted killer in 'Amityville Horror' case, dies

Mar. 18, 2021 12:28 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The man convicted of slaughtering his parents and four siblings in a home that later inspired the “The Amityville Horror” book and movies has died, prison officials said Monday. Ronald DeFeo, 69, died Friday at Albany Medical Center, where he...