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Washington, Malek and Leto face off in ‘The Little Things’

Jan. 19, 2021 12:49 PM EST

Denzel Washington has played some iconic cops over the years, but he doesn't get hung up on things like that. For him, it's all about the script. So when John Lee Hancock came to him with “ The Little Things,” a 1990-set crime drama about law enforcement and obsession, he was intrigued. The part...

The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

Jan. 19, 2021 12:11 PM EST

Apple TV app - Movies US charts: 1. Tenet 2. News of the World 3. Promising Young Woman 4. The War with Grandpa 5. Honest Thief 6. The Croods: A New Age 7. American Skin 8. Redemption Day 9. Greenland 10. What About Bob? Apple TV app - Movies US charts - Independent: 1. Promising Young Woman 2. The Dissident 3....

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New this week: 'MLK/FBI,' Why Don’t We and 'Prodigal Son'

Jan. 16, 2021 12:31 PM EST

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 — Regina King’s directorial debut “One Night in Miami” brings Muhammad Ali (Eli Goree), Malcolm X...

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Skylar Astin finds new notes to hit on ‘Zoey’s Playlist’

Jan. 15, 2021 5:10 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — By page two of the pilot script for NBC's “ Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist,” Skylar Astin knew he wanted the role of Max Richman. The NBC musical series, now airing season two on Tuesdays, stars Jane Levy as Zoey Clarke, a woman who realizes people's inner-most feelings by...

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Review: 'Locked Down' mirrors our quarantine experiences

Jan. 15, 2021 3:25 PM EST

Doug Liman's “Locked Down,” one of the first and most ambitious films to be conceived and shot during the pandemic, is, like our own quarantine experiences, erratic, a little absurd and sporadically delightful. Unlike our time in quarantine, it has Chiwetel Ejiofor and Anne Hathaway. This, not a...

FILE - Bong Joon-ho arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, in Los Angeles. The “Parasite” director has been selected as jury president of the 78th Venice International Film Festival, organizers said Friday. The Oscar-winner will preside over seven jurors to hand out the festival’s top awards, including the prestigious Golden Lion. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

'Parasite's' Bong Joon Ho to head Venice Film Festival jury

Jan. 15, 2021 12:44 PM EST

“Parasite” director Bong Joon Ho has been selected as jury president of the 78th Venice International Film Festival, organizers said Friday. The Oscar-winner will preside over seven jurors to hand out the festival’s top awards, including the prestigious Golden Lion. He’ll be the first...

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Q&A: Kingsley Ben-Adir breaks out as Malcolm X

Jan. 15, 2021 8:34 AM EST

British actor Kingsley Ben-Adir may not be a household name yet, but that’s poised to change with his scene-stealing performance as Malcolm X in Regina King’s “One Night in Miami....” The film, which imagines an electric meeting between the civil rights icon, Sam Cooke, Cassius Clay...

FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2018, file photo, UFC president Dana White speaks at a news conference in New York. The first of three straight fight nights at Etihad Arena on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island kicks off Saturday, Jan. 16, when Max Holloway fights Calvin Kattar in a 145-pound bout in the main event of the first combat sports card aired on ABC since 2000. In UFC 257 on Jan. 24, Conor McGregor returns from a year-long layoff for a rematch against Dustin Poirier in the promotions's first pay-per-view of the year. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

UFC bouts return to Fight Island; McGregor back in octagon

Jan. 15, 2021 2:45 AM EST

UFC docked for a third time at Fight Island, and this time a pair of old rivals are primed to make the trip -- with a few thousand fans set to attend fights for the first time in 10 months. They might cheer the loudest for Conor McGregor. The first of three straight fight nights at Etihad Arena on Abu...

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Review: In 'One Night in Miami,' speculative history sings

Jan. 14, 2021 2:42 PM EST

The potential pitfalls of a movie that brings together Muhammad Ali, Malcolm X, Sam Cooke and Jim Brown for a night on February 25, 1964, seem so numerous, so prone to falling into caricature, that “One Night in Miami ...” feels like a miracle. The concept comes from Kemp Powers (co-director of the...

FILE - Tyler Perry poses at the grand opening of Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta on Oct. 5, 2019.  Perry and the Motion Picture and Television Fund are being honored with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Thursday. Perry and the MPTF will receive their Oscar statuettes at the 93rd Academy Awards on April 25.  (Photo by Elijah Nouvelage/Invision/AP, File)

Tyler Perry and MPTF to get humanitarian award at Oscars

Jan. 14, 2021 2:01 PM EST

Filmmaker Tyler Perry and the Motion Picture and Television Fund are being honored with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Thursday. The group that puts on the Oscars decided to give the award to two recipients this year in recognition of the...