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Today in History

Nov. 17, 2021 00:07 AM EST

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Nov. 17, the 321st day of 2021. There are 44 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 17, 1997, 62 people, most of them foreign tourists, were killed when militants...

Take advantage of the pandemic book bump with a holiday gift

Nov. 09, 2021 08:32 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — In this world, there's a book for everybody. Take advantage of that sentiment during the holiday shopping season. Book sales have thrived during the pandemic after initial concerns that it might hurt the publishing business. Come the holidays, some new...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Nov. 14-20

Nov. 08, 2021 09:22 AM EST

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Nov. 14-20: Nov. 14: Actor Kathleen Hughes (“Babe”) is 93. Writer P.J. O’Rourke is 74. Guitarist James Young of Styx is 72. Musician Stephen Bishop is 70. Pianist Yanni is 67. Actor D.B. Sweeney is 60. Actor Laura San Giacomo...

In 'The Souvenir Part II,' a human-scaled epic concludes

Oct. 27, 2021 14:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Joanna Hogg first had the instinct to make a film about her then-unfolding relationship to her heroin-addicted first love — a traumatic and formative time that coincided with her coming-of-age as a filmmaker — in 1979. Back then, she didn’t feel...

Tokyo festival features Yoshida's films of hope amid despair

Oct. 24, 2021 21:56 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Boxers, janitors, fishermen, the heroes of Keisuke Yoshida’s movies are Japanese society’s angst-filled losers, struggling against odds in a violent, imperfect, often-crazed world. The Japanese director and his three latest works are being featured at...

Reels, Rosebud and R2-D2: The academy museum is set to roll

Sep. 29, 2021 15:09 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has wanted to open a museum dedicated to films and filmmaking for nearly as long as its members have been making movies with sound and handing out Oscars. It finally happens with Thursday's opening of the Academy Museum of...

Today in History

Sep. 18, 2021 00:13 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, Sept. 18, the 261st day of 2021. There are 104 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 18, 1975, newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst was captured by the FBI in San...

Review: Dealing torture and guilt in 'The Card Counter'

Sep. 09, 2021 18:50 PM EDT

You would have to shuffle a lot of movie ideas to come up with one that pairs a card sharp with the horrors of Abu Ghraib. But writer-director Paul Schrader has for some time known his cards, playing variations of the same hand over and over again. The protagonist of his...

New this week: 'Kate,' 'Come From Away' and MTV's VMAs

Sep. 07, 2021 12:31 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. — The upcoming 20th anniversary of Sept. 11 has brought with it a flood of documentaries and specials looking...