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Film crew voiced complaints before fatal on-set shooting

Oct. 24, 2021 00:12 AM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Hours before actor Alec Baldwin fired a fatal gunshot from a prop gun that he had been told was safe, a camera crew for the movie he was filming walked off the job to protest conditions and production issues that included safety concerns. Disputes...

Warrant: Baldwin didn't know weapon contained live round

Oct. 22, 2021 22:23 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — An assistant director unwittingly handed Alec Baldwin a loaded weapon and told him it was safe to use in the moments before the actor fatally shot a cinematographer, court records released Friday show. “Cold gun,” the assistant director...

Sheriff: Baldwin fired shot on movie set that killed woman

Oct. 22, 2021 03:58 AM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after confirming that a prop firearm discharged by actor Alec Baldwin, while producing and starring in a Western movie, killed the cinematographer and wounded the director. Santa Fe County Sheriff’s officials said...

In 'Becoming Cousteau,' diving into the depths of Jacques

Oct. 21, 2021 13:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Who was Jacques-Yves Cousteau, exactly? He was an oceanographer and explorer but held no scientific degree. He was an environmentalist whose voyages were nevertheless sometimes funded by oil companies seeking drilling sites. He was a filmmaker who made...

Review: Denis Villeneuve's doom-laden, dynamite 'Dune'

Oct. 20, 2021 09:09 AM EDT

A cool wind sweeps through the sands of “Dune,” Denis Villeneuve’s chilly, majestic adaptation of Frank Herbert’s classic 1965 science-fiction novel. Hot as it may be on Arrakis, the desert planet that draws the universe’s most powerful interests to its...

New this week: 'Dune,' 'Invasion' and an Elton John album

Oct. 18, 2021 14:47 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 — Denis Villeneuve’s somberly majestic adaptation of Frank Herbert’s 1965...

Todd Haynes: Finding the frequency of the Velvet Underground

Oct. 14, 2021 08:02 AM EDT

The most often-repeated thing said about the Velvet Underground is Brian Eno’s quip that the band didn’t sell many records, but everyone who bought one started a band. You won’t hear that line in Todd Haynes’ documentary “The Velvet Underground,” nor will...

Review: Medieval and #MeToo clash in 'The Last Duel'

Oct. 12, 2021 18:09 PM EDT

On its mud-and-blood surface, “The Last Duel” seems like a familiar slog. The film, directed by Ridley Scott, begins with all the expected medieval trappings: gory battlefields, imposing stone castles, the clop of horses. The skies are gray, the terrain muddy and,...

Alan Horn, longtime film executive, to retire from Disney

Oct. 11, 2021 17:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Alan Horn, the film executive who helped turn Walt Disney Studios into the most powerful movie studio in Hollywood and whose 50-year career has touched films from from “When Harry Met Sally..." to “The Dark Knight," is retiring. Disney announced...

About that 'No Time to Die' ending...

Oct. 11, 2021 16:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — This story discusses the ending of “No Time to Die." That such a spoiler warning is even necessary is strange in the world of James Bond. Doesn't he save the world and get away with the girl? Isn't that one of the immutable laws of 007, right up there...