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15 months later, Radio City reopens with Dave Chappelle

Jun. 20, 2021 01:33 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Fifteen months after shuttering for the pandemic, New York's Radio City Music Hall reopened its doors Saturday for the Tribeca Festival premiere of a new Dave Chappelle documentary for a full-capacity, fully-vaccinated audience. The debut of “Dave...

Trained local workers help lure filmmakers to Augusta

Jun. 20, 2021 00:19 AM EDT

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Amy Rhinehart Bailey never, in a million years, aspired to be a movie producer. But as a mother to seven children and the co-owner of two Rhinehart’s Oyster Bar restaurants with her husband, Craig, she craves organization. ...

Mississippi students’ time travel film competing nationally

Jun. 20, 2021 00:03 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA, Miss. (AP) — If you could go back in time and provide crucial information to your past self, what would it be? That is the plot of a short film titled “Jimmie’s Time Quest,” being submitted under the Video on Demand category to the national...

Black-owned movie studio moves closer to fruition in Memphis

Jun. 19, 2021 00:07 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A development that organizers say “is poised to become the second-largest Black-owned film studio in the United States” moved one step closer to fruition June 10 when the Land Use Control Board approved the zoning adjustments necessary to build “BLP Film...

NSA to NSO: NY filmmakers explore circles of surveillance

Jun. 18, 2021 18:37 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — American filmmaker Laura Poitras, known for her award-winning 2014 documentary on former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden and his revelations about the National Security Agency, has once again turned her camera on the watchmen. In an exhibition...

Review: In Pixar's 'Luca,' young life as a stolen adventure

Jun. 16, 2021 16:22 PM EDT

A brisk and bright sun-dappled fable of above-ground adventure and below-the-surface identity, Enrico Casarosa's “Luca” — a summery, shimmering fish-out-of-water fairy tale — is one of Pixar's most pure and condensed enchantments. Pixar has plunged into the sea...

Review: Kevin Hart shows range in tearjerker ‘Fatherhood’

Jun. 16, 2021 12:14 PM EDT

Kevin Hart can make us laugh and cry, it seems, even if the vehicle was practically engineered to bring on the waterworks. In “Fatherhood,” on Netflix on Friday, he plays a new dad whose wife dies shortly after childbirth and he’s left raising their daughter on his own. ...

Q&A: Rita Moreno on finding self-worth and never giving up

Jun. 15, 2021 18:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Rita Moreno emigrated with her mother from Puerto Rico at age five. By six, she was dancing at Greenwich Village nightclubs. By 16, she was working full time. By 20, she was in “Singin’ in the Rain.” In the documentary “Rita Moreno: Just a Girl...

Candy Straight, who led push to get GOP women elected, dies

Jun. 15, 2021 13:08 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Candace “Candy” Straight, an investment banker and film producer who worked for decades to help get women elected to office in New Jersey, has died. She was 73. Straight had two kinds of blood cancer and suffered a stroke and heart attack at...

The top 10 movies on the Apple Store

Jun. 15, 2021 13:00 PM EDT

Movies US charts: 1. Nobody 2. The Courier (2021) 3. Wrath of Man 4. A Quiet Place 5. The Hitman’s Bodyguard 6. The Marksman (2021) 7. The Dry ...