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Review: In 'Marianne & Leonard,' a love immortalized in song

Jul. 2, 2019 6:06 PM EDT

It's not exactly a hit parade, the songs that have been turned into movies. There was the shambling reconstruction of Arlo Guthrie's "Alice's Restaurant," the fizzy pop of "Earth Girls Are Easy," the Sandra Bullock rom-com "Love Potion No.9." But digging into a Leonard Cohen song, as the documentary "Marianne...

'Toy Story 4' repeats at No. 1 over 'Annabelle,' 'Yesterday'

Jun. 30, 2019 2:39 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Toy Story 4" hung onto the top spot in its second week in theaters and the horror sequel "Annabelle Comes Home" opened in line with expectations, but the Cinderella story of the weekend was actually the third place movie: "Yesterday." The Danny Boyle-directed musical romantic comedy...

Review: 'Yesterday' takes a great idea, adds too much sugar

Jun. 26, 2019 5:47 PM EDT

Jack Malik (Himesh Patel) is a soulful if brooding young man, with a very pleasant singing voice. But when we meet him, the fledgling songwriter and supermarket clerk from coastal England feels stuck in the middle of a hard day's night. If he doesn't get any help soon, he'll end up a real nowhere man. And so,...

In Asian-led 'Always Be My Maybe,' ethnicity is secondary

Jun. 2, 2019 12:05 PM EDT

The newly released Netflix movie "Always Be My Maybe," is an Asian American rom-com with a twist: Ethnicity isn't central to the plot. It's just stand-up comedian and actress Ali Wong and "Fresh Off the Boat" actor Randall Park playing best friends and soul mates who happen to be Asian, which may be the most...