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FILE - Playwright August Wilson poses for a portrait at Yale University in New Haven, Conn. on April 7, 2005. The University of Pittsburgh has acquired the archive of the late playwright and Pittsburgh native son August Wilson, a trove that contains recordings, letters artwork, poetry, unpublished work and notebooks. (AP Photo/ Michelle McLoughlin, File)

The University of Pittsburgh acquires August Wilson trove

Oct. 29, 2020 7:40 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The University of Pittsburgh has acquired the archive of the late playwright and Pittsburgh native son August Wilson, a trove that contains recordings, letters, artwork, poetry, unpublished work and notebooks. The August Wilson Archive will reside in a state-of-the-art home in Hillman...

Porn star Ron Jeremy pleads not guilty to new rape charges

Oct. 28, 2020 7:38 PM EDT

Adult film star Ron Jeremy pleaded not guilty Wednesday to new charges of rape and sexual assault involving six victims, including a teenage girl, prosecutors said. Jeremy, 67, entered the pleas to seven additional charges including three of forcible rape, according to a statement from the Los Angeles County...

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Ahead of the election, a landslide of documentaries

Oct. 28, 2020 12:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The election has unleashed an avalanche of documentaries like no season before it. Dozens of films, exploring issues from gerrymandering to white supremacists, have sought to illuminate the many issues and trends voters are confronting at the polls on Tuesday. In a presidential election of...

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Review: A rom-com gone wrong in Netflix's ‘Holidate’

Oct. 28, 2020 11:41 AM EDT

If it didn’t actually exist, “Holidate” would sound like one of those fake movies within a movie. A couple of attractive singles decide on a low-stakes, no-commitment arrangement to be each other’s dates on holidays? It’s a perfect rom-com concept in that it’s equal parts...

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Tokyo festival opens with grueling boxing 'Underdog' film

Oct. 28, 2020 2:48 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Masaharu Take’s films have always focused on painful stories about Japan's “under-class,” people who are often overlooked in a nation stereotyped as monolithically well-to-do. The heroes of his latest work, “Underdog,” couldn’t be more beaten down,...

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Review: With high sorcery, 'The Craft: Legacy' casts a spell

Oct. 28, 2020 12:00 AM EDT

More than a few Halloweens ago — two dozen to be exact — came a film that looked like a treat but ended up as a trick. “The Craft” was about four teenage witches who eventually turned their powers against each other and lost everything, leaving the film with a conventional,...

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Review: In 'His House,' nightmares from the migrant crisis

Oct. 27, 2020 4:00 PM EDT

In Remi Weekes’ “His House,” Bol (Sopé Dìrísù) and Rial (Wunmi Mosaku) have fled war in South Sudan only to find new horrors lurking in English shadows. In the film’s opening moments, they’re brought before a detention center board who announce their release....

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Reimagining ‘The Craft’ for a new batch of aspiring witches

Oct. 27, 2020 3:34 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Craft” holds a special place in the hearts of older millennial and younger Gen-X women. With its alternative soundtrack and goth looks, the 1996 film starring Robin Tunney, Fairuza Balk, Rachel True and Neve Campbell was a modest box office hit that became a sleepover...

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Final 'Miss Peregrine' novel to be published in February

Oct. 27, 2020 2:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — We'll soon be saying farewell to peculiars, non-peculiars and ymbrynes: Ransom Riggs has written his final tale of “Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children." Penguin Young Readers announced Tuesday that “The Desolations of Devil's Acre” will come out Feb. 23, again...

The top 10 movies on the Apple Store

Oct. 27, 2020 10:44 AM EDT

Apple TV app - Movies US charts: 1. After We Collided 2. Love and Monsters 3. Ava (2020) 4. The Phenomenon 5. Trump Card (2020) 6. Beetlejuice 7. Friendsgiving 8. The Way I See It 9. Halloween (2018) 10. Hocus Pocus Apple TV app - Movies US charts - Independent: 1. After We Collided 2. Ava (2020) 3....