Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Movies

Ken Burns, from left, Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross and Lynn Novick speak at PBS' "The Vietnam War" panel at the 2017 Television Critics Association press tour on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)

BY DAVID BAUDER PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Ken Burns and Trent Reznor would seem two unlikely collaborators, but both describe their recent work on the upcoming PBS documentary on the ...
This image released by Twentieth Century Fox shows Taraji P. Henson as Katherine Johnson, center, in a scene from "Hidden Figures." (Hopper Stone/Twentieth Century Fox via AP)

BY JAKE COYLE NEW YORK (AP) — Labors of love, one from Martin Scorsese, the other from Ben Affleck, proved costly at a casualty strewn weekend box office where the ...
This April 7, 2011 file photo shows Carrie Fisher at the 2011 NewNowNext Awards in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

BY ANDREW DALTON LOS ANGELES (AP) — The makers of “Star Wars” have put a quick end to rumors that while Carrie Fisher has died, her Princess Leia may live ...
In this Jan. 7, 2011, file photo, actor Ashton Kutcher, left, and actress Natalie Portman, from the film "No Strings Attached" pose for a portrait in Beverly Hills, California. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

Natalie Portman says Ashton Kutcher was paid three times as much as her for co-starring in 2011’s “No Strings Attached.” Portman tells Marie Claire she knew about the pay difference ...
Actors Sophie Turner, right, and Dominic Cooper speak with each other before they pose for photographers after announcing the nominations for the EE British Academy Film Awards in 2017 at a photo call at BAFTA headquarters in central London, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)

BY JILL LAWLESS LONDON (AP) — The perky, pastel-hued jazz musical “La La Land” quick-stepped into an awards-season lead Tuesday, gaining 11 nominations for the British Academy Film Awards , ...
Ruth Negga appears on stage to accept the award for rising star for "Loving," at the 28th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala on Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, in Palm Springs, California. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The AARP says that “Loving” is the best film of the year. The drama is based on a couple’s real-life 1960s battle to fight a Virginia ...
This image released by Lucasfilm Ltd. shows Felicity Jones as Jyn Erso in a scene from, "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story." (Jonathan Olley/Lucasfilm Ltd. via AP)

BY JAKE COYLE NEW YORK (AP) — The new year at the box office is starting where 2016 left off: with Disney on top. The “Star Wars” spinoff “Rogue One” ...
In this Sept. 10, 2011, file photo, Debbie Reynolds, left, and Carrie Fisher arrive at the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

BY DAVID BAUDER NEW YORK (AP) — The deaths of actress and writer Carrie Fisher and her Hollywood legend mother, Debbie Reynolds, on successive days this week lend a special ...
In this Dec. 10, 2016 file photo, Ben Mendelsohn arrives at the world premiere of "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" at the Pantages Theatre, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Court records show actor Ben Mendelsohn’s wife has filed for divorce from the “Rogue One ” star. Emma Forrest filed for divorce from the Emmy-winning actor ...
This May 2, 1973 file photo shows Carrie Fisher, the 16-year-old daughter of Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher, in New York. (AP Photo/Jerry Mosey, File)

BY SANDY COHEN LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carrie Fisher, a daughter of Hollywood royalty who gained pop-culture fame as Princess Leia in the original “Star Wars” and turned her struggles ...
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