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A mixed box office weekend as ‘Free Guy’ tops again

Aug. 22, 2021 14:43 PM EDT

Four new films with major stars from Hugh Jackman to Michael Keaton opened in North American movie theaters this weekend and only the one with animated puppies fared well. But it wasn’t enough to beat out Ryan Reynolds’ action-comedy “Free Guy,” which topped the charts for the second...

Review: 'The Protege' is a sleek and derivative diversion

Aug. 19, 2021 19:36 PM EDT

Maggie Q should really be the star of “The Protege.” She's in virtually every scene, whether covered in blood or couture. But top billing for this thriller goes to Michael Keaton, who saunters in by the 22-minute mark. What does a girl have to do? Q fans will just...

How local dropout became world's best-known woman

Jun. 26, 2021 03:02 AM EDT

INDIANA, Pa. (AP) — When Nellie Bly completed her globe-circling journey in 1890, the New York World hailed the intrepid journalist as “the best-known and most widely talked-of young woman on earth today.” But had she not dropped out of Indiana Normal School a...