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Champion race car driver, top instructor Bob Bondurant dies

Nov. 14, 2021 16:20 PM EST

PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) — Bob Bondurant, a former champion race car driver who opened a high-performance driving school in 1968 and taught numerous A-list actors for their movie roles, has died. He was 88. According to his family and the Bondurant Racing School...

Iconic Western starring Clint Eastwood dubbed in Navajo

Nov. 04, 2021 19:16 PM EDT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Manuelito Wheeler isn't sure exactly why Navajo elders admire Western films. It could be that many of them were treated to the films in boarding schools off the reservation decades ago. Or, like his father, they told stories of gathering around a...

Giving the Western some swagger in 'The Harder They Fall'

Oct. 30, 2021 11:13 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — If you had any doubt that Jeymes Samuel, the director of “The Harder They Fall” and the British musician known as the Bullits, loves Westerns, then you haven't heard him sing Dean Martin's “My Rifle, My Pony and Me” from John Ford's “Rio Bravo.” ...

Baldwin shooting highlights risks of rushed film production

Oct. 29, 2021 10:58 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The fatal shooting by Alec Baldwin on a movie set has put a microscope on an often-unseen corner of the film industry where critics say the pursuit of profit can lead to unsafe working conditions. With a budget around $7 million, the Western “Rust”...

Tokyo festival features Yoshida's films of hope amid despair

Oct. 24, 2021 21:56 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Boxers, janitors, fishermen, the heroes of Keisuke Yoshida’s movies are Japanese society’s angst-filled losers, struggling against odds in a violent, imperfect, often-crazed world. The Japanese director and his three latest works are being featured at...

Moody's late FG lifts No. 9 Michigan past Nebraska 32-29

Oct. 10, 2021 12:12 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh called the ninth-ranked Wolverines' come-from-behind victory over Nebraska a “Clint Eastwood win.” Jake Moody hit a 39-yard field goal with 1:24 remaining to lift Michigan to a 32-29 win over upset-minded Nebraska on...

Once a hero, Oregon congressional candidate funds questioned

Oct. 02, 2021 15:00 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alek Skarlatos, a hero soldier-turned-Republican congressional candidate, started a nonprofit shortly after his 2020 defeat in a western Oregon race, pledging to advocate for veterans “left high and dry” by the country "they put their lives on the line for." ...

Philippine leader Duterte announces retirement from politics

Oct. 02, 2021 14:40 PM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday announced he was retiring from politics and dropping plans to run for vice president in elections next year, when his term ends, paving the way for his politician daughter to make a possible bid for the top post. ...

Europe's Ryder Cup team gets motivational history lesson

Sep. 21, 2021 19:36 PM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — European captain Padraig Harrington made it clear on the first night together at the Ryder Cup that his players have a place in history, one by one. For this team, it starts with Lee Westwood at No. 118 and goes down to Bernd Wiesberger at No....

'Shang-Chi' tops box office for 3rd straight weekend

Sep. 19, 2021 13:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” is the top film at the box office for the third straight weekend, but the muted reception for Clint Eastwood's “Cry Macho” suggests older moviegoers still aren't as eager to return to theaters. ...