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This combination photo shows the Universal Studios globe on Aug. 5, 2019, in Orlando, Fla., left, and the Cinemark Century 16 movie theater in Aurora, Colo., on May 11, 2016. Universal Pictures and Cinemark announced Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, a multiyear agreement that guarantees three full weekends, or 17 days, of theatrical exclusivity for Universal and Focus Feature titles before a film can become available to rent on demand. Films that open to $50 million or more, however, will stay in theaters exclusively for five full weekends, or 31 days. (AP Photo)

Universal and Cinemark agree to shorten theatrical window

Nov. 16, 2020 5:06 PM EST

Universal Pictures has struck another deal with a major theater chain to shorten the theatrical window from three months to as little as 17 days in an effort to adapt to the new business realities of moviegoing. Universal and Cinemark announced Monday a multiyear agreement that guarantees three full weekends, or...

FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2018, file photo, is a view of the recently restored facade of the Saban Building from the corner of Fairfax and Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles. After 8 years and 13,000 donors including the likes of Barbra Streisand and Steven Spielberg, the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures has reached and exceeded its pre-fundraising goal. Academy Museum director and president Bill Kramer said Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, that the new museum has raised $388 million. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)

Film Academy Museum completes pre-fundraising goal

Nov. 13, 2020 3:36 PM EST

It took eight years and 13,000 donors including the likes of Barbra Streisand and Steven Spielberg, but the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures has reached and exceeded its pre-fundraising goal. Academy Museum director and president Bill Kramer said Friday that the new museum has raised $388 million. A donation...

FILE - Writer/director Michael Angelo Covino, left, and actor Kyle Marvin pose during a portrait session to promote their film

A festival hit waylaid by the virus, ‘The Climb’ peddles on

Nov. 11, 2020 9:18 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — “The Climb” is a portrait of a male friendship told in single-shot chapters with cataclysmic happenings — marriage, death, children — in between. With each lurch forward, we have to get our bearings for where Mike (Michael Angelo Covino) and Kyle (Kyle Marvin)...

This combination photo shows the cast of the award-winning White House television drama.

'The West Wing' cast reunites again, this time for a book

Oct. 19, 2020 8:31 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The stars of “The West Wing” are once again joining together, this time for a book about the award-winning White House television drama. On Monday, Dutton announced that it had acquired “What's Next: A Citizen's Guide to The West Wing,” organized by actors...

This image released by Discovery shows Dr. Stanley Burns, left, and Dr. Whitny Braun looking over a photo of what some believe is Abraham Lincoln, captured hours after his death on April 15, 1865, in a scene from the documentary “The Lost Lincoln.” After looking into it for two years, Braun said she's 99 percent convinced the photo is genuine. The documentary airs on Sunday. (Unrealistic Ideas/Discovery via AP)

Documentary tries to prove existence of dead Lincoln photo

Oct. 1, 2020 3:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The image is haunting, depicting a gaunt-faced man with a familiar beard, staring ahead lifelessly. The right eye is bulging and appears disfigured from an unseen wound. Some experts believe the man is Abraham Lincoln, captured hours after the nation's beloved 16th president succumbed to an...