Friday, July 28, 2017

Movies

A woman waves for taxi, as she stands in front of a digital billboard promoting the 2017 Wonder Woman movie, in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, May 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

BY SARAH EL DEEB BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s ministry of economy is seeking to ban the 2017 Wonder Woman movie because its lead actress — Gal Gadot — is an ...
In this Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015 file photo, Robert De Niro attends a news conference in Macau.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Robert De Niro says that “in movie terms,” the country was once “an inspiring uplifting drama” but now has turned into “a tragic dumbass comedy.” The ...
In this May 23, 2017, photo, Christine Dunn poses for a photo with part of the disassembled hangar facade that framed the opening scene of the 1942 film "Casablanca," where it is stored in a parking lot at Van Nuys Airport in Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The airport hangar facade from the opening scene of “Casablanca” has found a home a decade after being saved from the wrecking ball. The arched facade ...
In this Aug. 12, 2016, file photo, Native Americans protest the Dakota Access oil pipeline near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in southern North Dakota.

BY BLAKE NICHOLSON BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A film festival on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation aims to bolster the anti-pipeline movement that blossomed there last year while also fostering ...
This combination of photos released by Disney, shows the character Jack Sparrow at two stages of his life in "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales."

BY LINDSEY BAHR LOS ANGELES (AP) — Johnny Depp is 53 years old but he doesn’t look a day over 26 in the new “Pirates of the Caribbean” movie — ...
Actor Channing Tatum, third from left, and director Steven Soderbergh, center, pose for a photo with NASCAR drivers, from left to right, Brad Keselowski, Joey Logano, Kyle Busch, Ryan Blaney and Kyle Larson before the NASCAR Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Sunday, May 28, 2017.

BY STEVE REED CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Steven Soderbergh was never a big NASCAR fan despite growing up in the South. But the Academy Award winning director has become one ...
This image released by Paramount Pictures shows, from left, Kelly Rohrbach as CJ Parker, Alexandra Daddario as Summer, Ilfenesh Hadera as Stephanie Holden, Dwayne Johnson as Mitch Buchannon, Zac Efron as Matt Brody and Jon Bass as Ronnie in the film, "Baywatch."

BY LINDSEY BAHR LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was smooth sailing to the top spot at the box office for “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales,” but ...
Actress Nicole Kidman poses for photographers during the photo call for the film The Beguiled at the 70th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP)

BY JAKE COYLE CANNES, France (AP) — The imagery was stark, if inevitable: 12 Palme d’Or winners, one of them female. When the Cannes Film Festival celebrated its 70th anniversary ...
In this Monday, May 22, 2017 file photo, actor Tom Cruise arrives for the Australian premiere of his movie "The Mummy," in Sydney. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft, File)

SYDNEY (AP) — The Danger Zone may have gotten old and dusty, but Tom Cruise says he’s about to fly back in. The 54-year-old actor says the long-discussed sequel to ...
This image released by Twentieth Century Fox shows a scene from "Alien: Covenant." (Twentieth Century Fox via AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ridley Scott’s space horror film “Alien: Covenant” scared reigning box office champ “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” out of the No. 1 spot over the ...
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