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Gucci heirs says ‘House of Gucci’ narrative is inaccurate

Dec. 01, 2021 00:00 AM EST

The Gucci family is not pleased with the depiction of their relatives in the new film “ House of Gucci.” In a statement issued this week, they said the narrative is “anything but accurate” and that the filmmakers did not consult them at all. The Guccis, who have...

Today in History

Nov. 30, 2021 00:01 AM EST

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Nov. 30, the 334th day of 2021. There are 31 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 30, 1993, President Bill Clinton signed the Brady Bill, which required a five-day...

'Encanto,' 'House of Gucci' fuel Thanksgiving box office

Nov. 28, 2021 14:12 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Thanksgiving weekend moviegoing was still far from the feast it normally is, but Disney's “Encanto” and the Lady Gaga-led “House of Gucci” both gave a lift to two genres that have been particularly battered by the pandemic: family movies and adult dramas. ...

Review: ‘House of Gucci’ is pure, unapologetic decadence

Nov. 22, 2021 18:24 PM EST

Everything in “House of Gucci” is over the top. The accents. The performances. The fashion. The settings. The runtime. The music. The greed. This movie knows exactly what it is and, sweetie, it is gloriously decadent, ridiculous fun. There is an alternate universe in...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Nov. 28-Dec. 4

Nov. 22, 2021 09:16 AM EST

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Nov. 28-Dec. 4: Nov. 28: Motown Records founder Berry Gordy Jr. is 92. Singer-songwriter Bruce Channel is 81. Singer Randy Newman is 78. Musician Paul Shaffer (“Late Show With David Letterman”) is 72. Actor Ed Harris is 71. Actor S....

Who's going back to the movies? So far, not everyone

Nov. 11, 2021 10:34 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The movies are clawing their way back in theaters, but, so far, not everyone is showing up like they used to. While certain segments of moviegoers are closer to pre-pandemic levels, older moviegoers and family audiences have been slower to return....

‘Halloween Kills’ carves out $50.4 million at box office

Oct. 17, 2021 12:42 PM EDT

“Halloween Kills” may be available to watch at home, but the latest installment in the Michael Myers saga is making a killing at the North American box office in its first weekend in theaters. The David Gordon Green-directed horror scared up $50.4 million from 3,705 locations, according...

Review: Medieval and #MeToo clash in 'The Last Duel'

Oct. 12, 2021 18:09 PM EDT

On its mud-and-blood surface, “The Last Duel” seems like a familiar slog. The film, directed by Ridley Scott, begins with all the expected medieval trappings: gory battlefields, imposing stone castles, the clop of horses. The skies are gray, the terrain muddy and,...

French abortion drama 'Happening' tops Venice Film Festival

Sep. 11, 2021 15:20 PM EDT

Audrey Diwan’s 1960s abortion drama “L’Evenement” (“Happening”) won the Golden Lion at the 78th Venice International Film Festival, while the runner up honor went to Paolo Sorrentino’s semi-autobiographical “The Hand of God.” Diwan's film about a French...

Ben Affleck, Jennifer Lopez make romance official in Venice

Sep. 10, 2021 19:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After weeks of smooching on yachts and holding hands on intimate walks, Jennifer Lopez and old flame turned new again Ben Affleck made it official Friday night on the red carpet for the premiere of Affleck's “The Last Duel” at the Venice International Film Festival. ...