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Cinema

Summer Movie Preview: Sequels galore, but original gems too

Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 09:58 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

Pass the popcorn, the summer movie season is here and all the spectacle and air-conditioned respite it offers audiences. Summer at the movies has long been synonymous with blockbusters and franchises...

Here's what's playing at the movies this summer

Monday, 20 May 2019, 09:56 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

Summer starts in May at the movies and The Associated Press has you covered with a month-by-month guide of what's playing at the theaters, and on Netflix, from the biggest blockbusters to the smallest...

Filmmaker Ava DuVernay shares her favourite classic films

Friday, 17 May 2019, 08:50 Last update: about 9 days ago Associated Press

To say filmmaker Ava DuVernay is a busy woman is an understatement, but when Turner Classic Movies called and asked her to curate the channel's "The Essentials" series, she knew she had to make it...

'Avengers: Endgame' is Marvel's machine in high gear

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 08:49 Last update: about 9 days ago Associated Press

Satisfaction is a complicated concept in Marvel Land. On the one hand, every morsel of pre-release information is obsessively pored over in feverish anticipation. But by the time the movie is coming...

Ahead of 'The Irishman,' Scorsese and De Niro look back

Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 08:47 Last update: about 9 days ago Associated Press

Ahead of their much-anticipated and most recent collaboration, "The Irishman," Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro convened at the Tribeca Film Festival to look back on their long partnership...

'This Is Us' star Chrissy Metz finds her film 'Breakthrough'

Tuesday, 14 May 2019, 08:41 Last update: about 9 days ago Associated Press

Chrissy Metz says she believed in miracles well before getting the call to meet producer DeVon Franklin to discuss taking the lead in director Roxann Dawson's just-released faith-based drama...

New doc shows how Beyoncé changed Coachella, forever

Monday, 13 May 2019, 08:39 Last update: about 9 days ago Associated Press

Beyoncé is extremely private, and only lets you know what she wants you to know, when she wants you to know it — typically, in a surprise post be it on her website or Instagram. But...

In 'La Llorona,' a creepy folktale made banal

Friday, 10 May 2019, 10:04 Last update: about 15 days ago Associated Press

La Llorona, a woman who according to Mexican legend murdered her own children and now wanders the earth looking for them, snatching other unsuspecting tots and drowning them, gets her close-up in a...

Gina Rodriguez stars in Netflix's 'Someone Great'

Thursday, 9 May 2019, 10:03 Last update: about 15 days ago Associated Press

The romantic comedy, left for dead by most of the major studios, has been reborn on Netflix. Streaming algorithms have swooped in to resurrect an old genre formula. The results so far — "To...

In 'Red Joan', Judi Dench gets spy role far from 007's boss

Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 10:01 Last update: about 15 days ago Associated Press

Judi Dench is back in the world of espionage — but her latest role is a far cry from James Bond's unflappable spy chief, M. In "Red Joan," to be released Friday in Britain and the United...

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