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Francis Ford Coppola's 'Megalopolis' will hit US theaters in September

Jun. 17, 2024 13:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After months of conjecture about the fate of Francis Ford Coppola's self-financed epic, “Megalopolis” has finally found a home. Lionsgate will distribute “Megalopolis” in U.S. and Canadian theaters, the studio announced Monday, ending one of the biggest...

'The Outsiders' wins best musical and 'Stereophonic' best play as women make strides at Tony Awards

Jun. 17, 2024 07:46 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — “The Outsiders,” a gritty adaptation of the classic young adult novel, became the essence of a Broadway insider on Sunday, winning the Tony Award for best new musical on a night when women made strides. The musical based on the beloved S. E. Hinton book is about...

What to stream this week: 'Kung Fu Panda 4' chops, PBS hits the disco and Kevin Hart chats

Jun. 17, 2024 00:02 AM EDT

The debut of “Echoes,” a sequel series to “Orphan Black," and the documentary “Bread & Roses” looking at how Afghan women’s lives were impacted after Kabul fell to the Taliban in 2021 are some of the new television, movies, music and games headed to a device near you. ...

‘The Outsiders,’ a gritty adaptation of the classic young adult novel, wins the Tony Award for best musical

Jun. 16, 2024 23:10 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — ‘The Outsiders,’ a gritty adaptation of the classic young adult novel, wins the Tony Award for best musical.

An emotional win for theaters, Hollywood: ‘Inside Out 2’ scores massive $155 million opening

Jun. 16, 2024 14:54 PM EDT

Hollywood’s summer movie anxieties gave way to joy this weekend with the massive debut of Disney and Pixar’s “ Inside Out 2.” The animated sequel earned $155 million in ticket sales from 4,440 theaters in the U.S. and Canada, according to studio estimates Sunday. Not only is...

Noted Japanese author Haruki Murakami is happy with first animated adaptation of his short stories

Jun. 16, 2024 06:36 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Renowned Japanese author Haruki Murakami expressed joy with how several of his short stories were adapted in American director Pierre Földes' animated film “Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman", adding he wanted to see future interpretations of his work with filmmakers’ own spin. ...

Tony Award-winning Broadway producer Ron Simons dies at 63

Jun. 14, 2024 12:34 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Ron Simons, an actor who turned into a formidable screen and stage producer, winning four Tony Awards and having several films selected at the Sundance Film Festival, has died. He was 63. SimonSays Entertainment, his New York-based production company said Simons...

Movie Review: ‘Tuesday,’ with Julia Louis-Dreyfus, is strange, emotional and fiercely original

Jun. 13, 2024 17:05 PM EDT

Death has taken many forms in cinema. It’s been Bengt Ekerot. Ian McKellen. John Cleese. Even Brad Pitt with blonde highlights. But in “ Tuesday,” filmmaker Daina O. Pusić's bold, fantastical and affecting debut, death looks like a lot like a macaw that's seen better days. ...

Tony Award host Ariana DeBose says viewers should expect a 'full Broadway experience'

Jun. 13, 2024 12:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Ariana DeBose promises Sunday's Tony Awards will move “like a Broadway show.” “This is Broadway’s biggest night. Why not give the people at home even more of a Broadway experience?” the Academy Award winner and Tony nominee told The Associated Press on...

Movie Review: Peace (and pieces) of mind 'Inside Out 2'

Jun. 13, 2024 10:31 AM EDT

Sequels have been a touchy subject when it comes to Pixar, but it’s hard to deny the natural premise of “Inside Out 2.” It’s been nine years since “Inside Out,” yet in the span between that film and its new sequel, Riley, the young girl with a head full of emotions, has gone from 11...