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'Harriet,' the first film about Tubman, premieres in Toronto

Sep. 11, 2019 12:57 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Hard as it may be to believe, "Harriet" is the first feature film about Harriet Tubman. Kasi Lemmons' movie about the Underground Railroad leader premiered Tuesday night at the Toronto International Film Festival where festival director Cameron Bailey, introducing the film, noted the...

In 'Dolemite Is My Name,' a return to form for Eddie Murphy

Sep. 9, 2019 1:06 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — It took Eddie Murphy more than a decade to get a movie made about Rudy Ray Moore. Judging by the response to the film at the Toronto International Film Festival, the wait was worth it. "Dolemite Is My Name" drew some of the best reviews of Murphy's career, following the film's premiere over...

Jordan, Foxx debut injustice drama 'Just Mercy' at film fest

Sep. 7, 2019 11:52 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The starry based-on-a-true-story social-justice tale "Just Mercy" made a powerful impression in its world premiere Friday at the Toronto International Film Festival, drawing an emotional response for the courtroom drama led by Michael B. Jordan's crusading attorney and Jamie Foxx's wrongly...

New AMC drama follows Japanese American internment horror

Aug. 10, 2019 1:22 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The second season of an AMC-TV drama series follows the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II and a number of bizarre deaths haunting a community. "The Terror: Infamy" is set to premiere Monday and stars Derek Mio and original "Star Trek" cast member George Takei as...

Nate Parker to debut new film at Venice Film Festival

Aug. 7, 2019 11:57 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Nate Parker's attempted comeback will begin at the Venice Film Festival with the premiere of his first film since a rape allegation from Parker's past derailed the release of his Nat Turner biopic "The Birth of a Nation." The Venice Film Festival announced Wednesday that Parker's "American...

'Riverdale' season premiere to honor memory of Luke Perry

Aug. 4, 2019 2:10 PM EDT

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Luke Perry will be honored in the season premiere of "Riverdale," with his former "Beverly Hills, 90210" co-star Shannen Doherty guest starring. Mark Pedowitz, president of The CW, told a TV critics meeting on Sunday that the episode is "a moving piece" and "a tribute to our...

Scorsese's 'The Irishman' to premiere at New York Film Fest

Jul. 29, 2019 7:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Martin Scorsese's big-budget mafia epic "The Irishman" will premiere as the opening night film at the 57th New York Film Festival, Film at Lincoln Center announced Monday. The selection, with the premiere set for September 27, gives Scorsese a hometown launch for one of his most anticipated...