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Eastwood's ankle forced production shift for 'The Outpost'

Jul. 2, 2020 12:25 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — An accident requiring two screws in his ankle nearly prevented Scott Eastwood from portraying a real life soldier in Afghanistan in “The Outpost” — a role that required a level of athleticism. Eastwood was tight-lipped about how he was injured, but he said it led to an...

Flim director Kim Deog-Young speaks during an interview at the exhibition hall for Korean War in Seoul, South Korea Friday, May 29, 2020. His film “Kim Il Sung’s Children” —  referring to North Korea's founder and wartime leader — will be released June 25, the 70th anniversary the Korean War's start. The three-year conflict destroyed much of North and South Korea, killed more than 1 million people and orphaned an estimated 100,000 children.(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

New film tells tale of North Korean orphans sent to Europe

Jun. 23, 2020 9:41 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Six decades after they returned to their homeland, traces of thousands of North Korean children orphaned by the Korean War linger for the elderly Europeans whose lives they briefly touched. The scent of the trees they planted. The memories of their innocent faces. The Korean song...

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Review: Lee's Vietnam pic is the right movie for right now

Jun. 10, 2020 5:29 PM EDT

Good news: there's no expensive “de-aging” process used in “Da 5 Bloods,” Spike Lee’s absorbing, brash, exhausting, urgent, sometimes brilliant and sometimes unapologetically messy new film about four black Vietnam vets who return to the battlefield site for reasons ... well,...

FILE - In this Dec. 19, 1939 file photo, a crowd gathers outside the Astor Theater on Broadway during the premiere of

HBO Max removes 'Gone With the Wind,' will add context

Jun. 10, 2020 4:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — HBO Max has temporarily removed “Gone With the Wind” from its streaming library in order to add historical context to the 1939 film long criticized for romanticizing slavery and the Civil War-era South. Protests in the wake of George Floyd's death have forced entertainment...

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What makes an American a patriot? Spike Lee has some answers

Jun. 10, 2020 4:01 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Spike Lee was just 10 when Muhammad Ali, in 1967, refused to be drafted into the Vietnam War. It wasn’t his fight, Ali said then. The Vietnamese “never lynched me.” Ali’s stand, and the subsequent vitriol that came his way, made an enormous impression on Lee....

FILE - In this May 2, 2020, file photo, people, including those with the boogaloo movement, demonstrate against business closures due to concern about COVID-19, at the State House in Concord, N.H.  It's a fringe movement with roots in a online meme culture steeped in irony and dark humor. But experts warn that the anti-government boogaloo movement has attracted a dangerous element of far-right extremists. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)

Virus restrictions fuel anti-government 'boogaloo' movement

May. 13, 2020 6:26 PM EDT

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — They carry high-powered rifles and wear tactical gear, but their Hawaiian shirts and leis are what stand out in the crowds that have formed at state capital buildings to protest COVID-19 lockdown orders. The signature look for the “boogaloo” anti-government movement...

The deserted Croisette beach is pictured empty due to measures put in place to stop the spread of the coronavirus in Cannes, southern France, Tuesday, May 12, 2020.  The Cannes Film Festival won't kick off as planned on Tuesday. The festival's 73rd edition has been postponed indefinitely, part of the worldwide shutdowns meant to stop the spread of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Daniel Cole)

Cannes is empty, the day the film festival should have begun

May. 12, 2020 2:50 PM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — The stars stayed home, their beach backdrop is closed and the prestigious grounds of the Cannes Film Festival have been repurposed as a homeless shelter. Cannes should have been buzzing with cinema glitterati on Tuesday, which was scheduled as the first day of this year's film...

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Review: A grim story freshly told in gang tale 'Blue Story'

May. 6, 2020 12:03 PM EDT

War is futile. War is a waste. War lays ruin to generations of promising young people. It's the message of so many war films, but even more when the war in question is not between nations but between urban gangs — youths killing each other over petty grievances and turf battles that mean nothing to anyone...

FILE - This Jan. 27, 2020 file photo shows Taika Waititi at the 92nd Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon in Los Angeles.  Waititi, the New Zealand filmmaker of “Jojo Rabbit” and “Thor: Ragnarok,

Taika Waititi to direct new 'Star Wars' film

May. 4, 2020 1:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Taika Waititi, the New Zealand filmmaker of “Jojo Rabbit” and “Thor: Ragnarok," will direct a new “Star Wars” film. Waititi had for months been expected to take the reins of the galaxy far, far away, having already directed the season finale of the...