Thursday, April 27, 2017

Movies

In this Friday, July 29, 2011, file photo, the tree outside Ohio's Malabar Farm State Park in north-central Ohio that played a key role in the the 1994 film “Shawshank Redemption” appears damaged by high winds. (Daniel Melograna/News Journal via AP, File)

MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — What remained of a 200-year-old oak tree made famous by the movie “Shawshank Redemption” has been cut up and hauled away by an owner of the ...
Tyrese Gibson, left, and Vin Diesel attend the world premiere of Universal Pictures' "The Fate of the Furious" at Radio City Music Hall on Saturday, April 8, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

BY JOHN CARUCCI NEW YORK (AP) — “The Fast and the Furious” franchise has seen its share of drama outside of the films, but rumored infighting between the series’ biggest ...
In this Feb. 26, 2017 file photo, Ezra Edelman accepts the award for best documentary feature for "O.J.: Made in America" at the Oscars in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

BY JAKE COYLE NEW YORK (AP) — In what has already been nicknamed “the O.J. rule,” the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences on Friday declared documentary series ineligible ...
Christopher Nolan, director of the upcoming film "Dunkirk," discusses the film onstage during the Warner Bros. Pictures presentation at CinemaCon 2017 at Caesars Palace on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

BY LINDSEY BAHR LAS VEGAS (AP) — Filmmaker Christopher Nolan says that despite speculation to the contrary, his upcoming World War II epic “Dunkirk” is not going to play at ...
Illuminated performers pose onstage at the start of 20th Century Fox's presentation at CinemaCon 2017 at Caesars Palace on Thursday, March 30, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

BY LINDSEY BAHR LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ridley Scott knows how to scare us. He’s been doing it for over 40 years. But the new footage from his upcoming “Alien: ...
Zack Snyder, center, director of the upcoming film "Justice League," addresses the audience with cast members, from left, Ray Fisher, Ezra Miller, Henry Cavill, Ben Affleck and Jason Momoa during the Warner Bros. Pictures presentation at CinemaCon 2017 at Caesars Palace on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

BY LINDSEY BAHR LAS VEGAS (AP) — Wonder Woman is here to save the world, and, possibly the future of Warner Bros. DC Comics universe. New footage featuring actress Gal ...
Dave Hollis, executive vice president of theatrical exhibition sales and distribution for Walt Disney Studios, speaks underneath a timeline of Walt Disney Studios' upcoming film releases during their presentation at CinemaCon 2017 at Caesars Palace on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

BY LINDSEY BAHR LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Walt Disney Studios unveiled the fifth installment in their “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise “Dead Men Tell No Tales” Tuesday night at ...
The cast of "Baywatch," bottom center, Zac Efron, from center left, Jon Bass, Kelly Rohrbach, Dwayne Johnson, Alexandra Daddario and Priyanka Chopra, are flanked by models dressed as lifeguards during the Paramount Pictures presentation at CinemaCon 2017 at Caesars Palace on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

BY LINDSEY BAHR LAS VEGAS (AP) — CinemaCon just got a little less dressed. The cast of “Baywatch” took the stage Tuesday afternoon alongside around two dozen scantily clad men ...
In this June 1, 2005, file photo, Juthamas Siriwan, the former governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand, in Bangkok, Thailand. (AP Photo/Apichart Weerawong, File)

BY KAWEEWIT KAEWJINDA BANGKOK (AP) — The former head of Thailand’s tourism promotion board was sentenced on Wednesday to 50 years in prison for accepting $1.8 million in bribes from ...
An advertisement for "Smurfs: The Lost Village," sits among posters for other upcoming films during CinemaCon 2017 at Caesars Palace on Monday, March 27, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

BY LINDSEY BAHR LAS VEGAS (AP) — The future of Hollywood movies is in the hands of young and diverse audiences. At CinemaCon Tuesday, studio executives and representatives from the ...
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