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The directors of the Berlinale film festival Carlo Chatrian and Mariette Rissenbeek present the program of the Berlinale in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Jan.29, 2020. The 70th International Film Festival begins on Feb.20.  (Britta Pedersen/dpa via AP)

Berlin film fest to zoom in on inner turmoil, outer chaos

Jan. 29, 2020 6:14 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — This year's Berlin International Film Festival will have a decidedly dark focus, with many of its headline movies reflecting the inner turmoil of characters and the troubled backdrop of the chaotic world around them. The festival's new artistic director, Carlo Chatrian, said Wednesday that...

In this Monday, Jan. 13, 2020 photo, Rev. David Kennedy stands outside the Echo Theater holding a photo of his great uncle's lynching, in Laurens, S.C. Kennedy has fought for civil rights in South Carolina for decades. (AP Photo/Sarah Blake Morgan)

Pastor's fight against KKK becomes movie that may aid battle

Jan. 29, 2020 2:08 AM EST

LAURENS, S.C. (AP) — Not many years ago in a small, rural South Carolina town stood The Redneck Shop — a racist emporium and Ku Klux Klan museum housed in an old theater, where white supremacist neo-Nazis gave heil-Hitler salutes and flaunted swastikas and Rebel flags. That building, once the...

Director Lee Isaac Chung, left, and Steven Yeun pose for a portrait to promote the film

‘Minari,’ a Korean immigrant drama, breaks out at Sundance

Jan. 28, 2020 8:40 PM EST

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — After the premiere of “Minari” at the Sundance Film Festival, while many in the audience were still drying their eyes, director Lee Isaac Chung quoted the fauthor Willa Cather to explain how he had come to write a film based on his childhood, when his Korean family...

The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

Jan. 28, 2020 12:33 PM EST

iTunes Movies US Charts: 1. Joker 2. Zombieland: Double Tap 3. Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood 4. Maleficent: Mistress of Evil 5. Parasite 6. Jay and Silent Bob Reboot 7. Gemini Man 8. Doctor Sleep 9. Hustlers 10. The Addams Family (2019) iTunes Movies US Charts - Independent: 1. David Crosby: Remember...

Cristin Milioti, left, and Andy Samberg pose for a portrait to promote the film

'Palm Springs' sets a Sundance record in $17.5M sale

Jan. 28, 2020 3:34 AM EST

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — The “Groundhog Day”-esque comedy “Palm Springs,” by Andy Samberg and the Lonely Island, has set an acquisition record at the Sundance Film Festival by 69 cents. The indie distributor Neon and the streaming service Hulu bought “Palm Springs”...

FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2017, file photo, Mimi Haleyi appears at a news conference in New York. Haleyi is expected to appear on the witness stand Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, at Weinstein's New York City trial. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

'I'm being raped': Weinstein accuser details alleged assault

Jan. 27, 2020 10:55 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein accuser Mimi Haleyi testified Monday that weeks after arriving in New York to work for one of his shows, she found herself fighting in vain as the once-revered showbiz honcho pushed her onto a bed and sexually assaulted her, undeterred by her kicks and pleas of, “no,...

Director Dylan Redford, left, and his grandfather Robert Redford pose for a portrait to promote

Grandson’s pitch coaxes Redford out of retirement, briefly

Jan. 27, 2020 7:24 PM EST

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Midway through the film festival he founded more than four decades ago, Robert Redford hopped out of a car and hollered to his grandson. The 28-year-old Dylan Redford was later that evening to premiere at Sundance a film he co-directed. “OK, Dylan. This is your...

Diane Warren, left, and Renee Zellweger take a selfie at the 92nd Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon at the Loews Hotel on Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP)

DiCaprio, Zellweger and more Oscar hopefuls attend luncheon

Jan. 27, 2020 6:32 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Renée Zellweger, Al Pacino and dozens of other Academy Award nominees bowed their heads in a moment of silence Monday for Kobe Bryant to open the annual Oscars luncheon, a somber moment in an otherwise sunny annual affair that serves as a meet-and-greet, celebration and training...

Hillary Clinton attends the premiere of

At Sundance, Clinton warns of voter suppression in election

Jan. 27, 2020 5:19 PM EST

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Since losing the 2016 election to Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton has released a memoir about that defeat, launched a political action committee and penned another book about “gutsy women” with her daughter, Chelsea. But Clinton’s most prominent return to the...

Billie Eilish accepts the award for record of the year for

The Latest: Billie Eilish wins 5 in dominant Grammys

Jan. 27, 2020 12:06 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the Grammy Awards, being presented Sunday at Los Angeles' Staples Center (all times local): 8:38: p.m. Billie Eilish has won album of the year and record of the year to cap a dominant night of five victories at the Grammy Awards. The 18-year-old Eilish won album of the...