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Oscar and Emmy-winning actor Cloris Leachman dies at 94

Jan. 27, 2021 5:40 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cloris Leachman, a character actor whose depth of talent brought her an Oscar for the “The Last Picture Show” and Emmys for her comedic work in “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and other TV series, has died. She was 94. Leachman died of natural causes at her home...

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Queen Latifah 'stoked' to land post-Super Bowl slot for show

Jan. 27, 2021 5:25 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Queen Latifah thrives on going big. From writing and rapping at the start of her career to being an Oscar-nominated actress to producing, she has upended expectations for years. Her latest chapter comes in the new CBS series "The Equalizer” as the first Black woman to portray the...

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Review: Timberlake seeks redemption in formulaic ‘Palmer’

Jan. 27, 2021 4:21 PM EST

There’s a kitchen-sink full of Serious Drama Cliches in the new Justin Timberlake film “Palmer,” about a high school football star turned convict who must help the young gender fluid boy with the addict mom next door while also trying to regain his footing in his small Louisiana hometown....

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In ‘Palmer,’ Timberlake embraces stillness of a broken man

Jan. 27, 2021 1:13 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Timberlake turns 40 this week and seemingly has the energy of a teenager, recently performing a new song for the inauguration celebration, welcoming a second son with wife Jessica Biel and starring in the new Apple TV+ film, “Palmer.” Timberlake plays Eddie Palmer, a...

FILE - A scooter drives by the Palais des Festivals at the 71st international film festival, Cannes, southern France, on May 7, 2018. The Cannes Film Festival, canceled altogether last year by the pandemic, is postponing this year’s edition from May to July in hopes of having an in-person festival. Cannes organizers announced Wednesday that this year’s Cannes will now take place July 6-17, about two months after its typical period. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP, File)

Cannes Film Festival, canceled in 2020, is postponed to July

Jan. 27, 2021 12:52 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival, canceled altogether last year by the pandemic, is postponing this year's edition from May to July in hopes of having an in-person festival. Cannes organizers announced Wednesday that this year's festival will now take place July 6-17, about two months after its...

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Review: 'Supernova' is a quiet burning star of a love story

Jan. 27, 2021 11:57 AM EST

The actors Stanley Tucci and Colin Firth have been friends for 20 years and that is plainly evident watching them play longtime lovers in the wrenchingly beautiful film “Supernova.” The award-winning duo are like a well-worn sweater onscreen, comfortable and lived-in, showing the kind of tart...

Model Michaela Tomanova has her makeup retouched during the shoot for Julien Fournie's Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2021 fashion collection for a digital presentation of the fashion week, in Paris, Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. With shows taking place behind closed doors due to the virus pandemic, some designers such as Julien Fournie are becoming versatile: Getting their designs out to the public by making a film of their collection and streaming it online. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

AP PHOTOS: Designer Julien Fournie's showcase is a movie

Jan. 27, 2021 4:46 AM EST

PARIS (AP) — The new face of Paris Fashion Week is digital. With shows taking place behind closed doors due to the coronavirus pandemic, designers such as Julien Fournie are becoming versatile: getting their designs out to the public by making a film of their collection and streaming it online. ...

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Review: Hunting '90s killers again in 'The Little Things'

Jan. 26, 2021 7:55 PM EST

Even before the pandemic, “The Little Things” would have been a throwback. Star-laden thrillers, with studio scale and high-priced craft, are one of those genres that's been mostly squeezed out by the mega-sized movies that crowd Hollywood's assembly lines. A movie directed by John Lee Hancock...

FILE - Actor Danny Huston attends the National Board of Review awards gala in New York on  Jan. 8, 2019. Growing up in Ireland, one of his favorite memories was when his father, director John Huston, would bring out the projector and they’d gather around to watch his films. “The Maltese Falcon” was always a highlight. Now the film  is celebrating its 80th anniversary. It’s returning to theaters through Fathom Events for a limited engagement on Wednesday. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

'The Maltese Falcon' returns to theaters at ripe age of 80

Jan. 26, 2021 7:53 PM EST

Danny Huston’s first dog was an Airedale Terrier named Sam after Humphrey Bogart’s “Maltese Falcon” character, Sam Spade. His father John Huston’s debut may have been over 20 years old by the time Danny was born, but the film that helped define the noir genre and launch both his...

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With many hungry for content, Sundance market heats up

Jan. 26, 2021 7:34 PM EST

Three years ago, filmmakers Julie Cohen and Betsy West got a dream Sundance debut. They premiered their film “RBG” to a sold-out crowd with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg not only in attendance but seeing it for the first time. There was a standing ovation, a bidding war and a big sale. It also went on...