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Miranda July dreams up a con family in ‘Kajillionaire’

Sep. 23, 2020 9:52 AM EDT

Miranda July doesn’t seem to have fair-weather fans. There are those who are obsessed. And there are those who don’t know who she is. There is no in between. Even after acclaimed films like “Me and You and Everyone We Know” and “The Future,” the author and director is...

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Review: Millie Bobby Brown has fun with ‘Enola Holmes’

Sep. 22, 2020 2:43 PM EDT

There is a long, questionable and occasionally successful tradition of spinning off iconic literary and film characters through relatives distant and not from James Bond Jr. to John Shaft II and III. In other words, it's not out of bounds that someone would come along and invent a little sister for Sherlock...

This combination photo shows Millie Bobby Brown, from left, Neil deGrasse Tyson and Public Enemy's Chuck D and Flavor Flav. This week's new entertainment releases include

New this week: 'Enola Holmes,' Public Enemy and Bonnaroo

Sep. 21, 2020 8:02 PM EDT

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — “Enola Holmes”: It’s somewhat fitting that “Stranger Things” breakout Millie Bobby...

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Chloé Zhao’s 'Nomadland' wins TIFF People's Choice Award

Sep. 20, 2020 2:18 PM EDT

After picking up Venice's Golden Lion award, Chloé Zhao’s “ Nomadland " has won another prestigious honor: The Toronto International Film Festival's People's Choice Award. No film has ever won both. TIFF programmers announced the winners Sunday. Zhao's film features Frances McDormand as a...

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Outlook not improving for beleaguered US movie theaters

Sep. 20, 2020 1:28 PM EDT

About three quarters of the country’s movie theaters are open, but Americans are not going back in significant numbers in the COVID-era, even with new films coming into the marketplace weekly. The biggest movies continue to limp along. According to studio estimates Sunday, Warner Bros.’...

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Jude Law, Carrie Coon on the moody marital drama ‘The Nest’

Sep. 18, 2020 2:20 PM EDT

Carrie Coon so badly wanted the slow-burn familial drama “The Nest” to be made, she told its director that she’d step aside so that he could cast “someone more famous” in her role. “The Nest,” which is now playing in select theaters nationwide, is writer-director...

FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2019 file photo, Robert Pattinson attends the 13th Annual Go Gala at NeueHouse Hollywood in Los Angeles.  The U.K. production of “The Batman” starring Pattinson, is starting up again after being shut down earlier this month when an individual tested positive for COVID-19. A spokesperson for Warner Bros. said Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020,  that filming had resumed after a hiatus for quarantine precautions.  (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

'The Batman' resumes UK production after positive COVID case

Sep. 17, 2020 12:47 PM EDT

The U.K. production of “The Batman” is starting up again after being shut down earlier this month when an individual tested positive for COVID-19. A spokesperson for Warner Bros. said Thursday that filming had resumed after a hiatus for quarantine precautions. The studio has not identified the...

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Review: A provocative idea that doesn’t work in 'Antebellum'

Sep. 16, 2020 2:18 PM EDT

The new film “ Antebellum ” begins with a famous William Faulkner quote: “The past is never dead. It’s not even past.” This is a very literal introduction to a film about the evils of de facto and de jure oppression of Black people in America that’s crafted as a...

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Netflix's ‘Cuties’ becomes target of politicized backlash

Sep. 14, 2020 5:09 PM EDT

The backlash to the French independent film “Mignonnes,” or “Cuties,” started before it had even been released because of a poster that went viral for its provocative depiction of its young female actors. But the spotlight has only intensified since the film became available on Netflix...

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North American box office muted; ‘Mulan’ fizzles in China

Sep. 13, 2020 8:03 PM EDT

Moviegoing audiences in North America are not rushing back to the theater just yet and “Mulan” is also faltering in its China release as the global box office slowly comes back online in the COVID-19 era. In the second major weekend for U.S. and Canadian movie theaters, Christopher Nolan’s...