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Man faces life sentence in bizarre failed kidnapping plot

Dec. 13, 2019 12:12 PM EST

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — A Florida man is facing a life sentence after pleading guilty in a failed plot to kidnap five children from Virginia and kill their parents. Federal prosecutors in Virginia said Frank Jesse Amnott, 31, pleaded guilty Wednesday to three charges in the 2018 plot. One of the charges...

Once-jailed Ukraine filmmaker warns Europe against Putin

Nov. 26, 2019 7:50 AM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — A year after he won Europe’s top human rights award, Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov finally picked up the prize Tuesday, following his release from a Russian prison where he was held on terror charges. Accepting the Sakharov Prize at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France,...

Police: Armed store robber wore ‘Chucky’ horror mask

Nov. 18, 2019 11:03 AM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina are searching for a man who robbed a store while brandishing a handgun and wearing a “Chucky” mask inspired by a horror movie. The Winston-Salem Police Department said in a news release that officers responded Sunday night around 10 p.m. to...

Video store isn't just hanging on. It's thriving on horror.

Nov. 9, 2019 3:01 AM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — There is a place where the video store never died. Where movie posters plaster the walls and a giant novelty VHS tape hangs above the checkout counter. Where, on a recent afternoon, the owner placed an order for more inventory via an honest-to-goodness telephone. "I'm sorry, I just have...

Octavia Spencer to receive honor from Producers Guild

Nov. 8, 2019 1:17 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Producers Guild of America will honor Octavia Spencer for her work behind-the-camera at its 2020 awards show. Spencer, who was among the producers of last year's best picture Oscar winner "Green Book," will receive the Visionary Award at the Producers Guild Awards on Jan. 18. The...

Linda Hamilton makes return count in new 'Terminator' film

Oct. 30, 2019 2:56 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For the new "Terminator" film, it was seemingly easy to bring back Arnold Schwarzenegger as the human-looking cyborg assassin because of his devotion to the franchise. But having Linda Hamilton return as Sarah Connor was a tougher decision considering she'd already turned down a chance...

AP-NORC poll: Halloween plans, from candy to costumed pets

Oct. 30, 2019 8:11 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The good news for kids this Halloween: They'll likely come home with a bigger pile of candy than of healthy snacks while out trick-or-treating. Americans have a wide variety of plans to celebrate the spooky holiday this year, from carving pumpkins to watching scary movies. Some even plan to...

Obayashi's 40-film career defined by warning of war's horror

Oct. 27, 2019 8:53 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — At 81, Nobuhiko Obayashi has terminal lung cancer, but his confrontation with death began so long ago it has characterized his decades of filmmaking. Obayashi has stayed true to himself through more than 40 movies and thousands of TV shows, commercials and other video, devoted to warning of...

Family recreate scenes in homemade Halloween movies

Oct. 25, 2019 9:04 PM EDT

WEEHAWKEN, N.J. (AP) — Some families go trick-or-treating for Halloween. Norah and Matt Mayers make a movie. Each Halloween, the father and daughter from Weehawken offer their own take on a scary film for the haunted season. Norah is always the star, and Matt is the director and co-star. This year's pick:...

Pattinson and Dafoe on the oddities of 'The Lighthouse'

Oct. 24, 2019 3:37 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — "Weird" is a vague and imprecise word but it's probably fair to say it can be applied to a boxy black-and-white movie about the feverish psychological battles and explicit mermaid-infused visions of two isolated and increasingly mad lighthouse keepers in 1890s Maine. For writer-director...