Sunday, September 24, 2017

Movies

A police officer examines a motorcycle after a female stunt driver working on the movie "Deadpool 2" died after a crash on set, in Vancouver, B.C., on Monday Aug. 14, 2017.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — “Deadpool 2” star Ryan Reynolds is mourning the death of a motorcycle stunt driver killed during production Monday. Reynolds released a statement on Twitter a ...
In this Sept 15, 2015 file photo, Oscar-winning director James Cameron attends the U.S. China Climate Leaders Summit in Los Angeles.

BY JOSEPH LONGO MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (AP) — James Cameron has taken time out from crafting the upcoming four “Avatar” sequels to return to one of his old films, one ...
Ricky Martin, left, a cast member in the FX series "The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story," answers a reporter's question as fellow cast members Darren Criss, center, and Edgar Martinez look on during the 2017 Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at 20th Century Fox Studios on Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017, in Los Angeles.

BY LYNN ELBER LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ricky Martin said he reassured Gianni Versace’s longtime partner Antonio D’Amico that the pair will be treated respectfully in a TV drama about ...
In this photo taken on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, an Orthodox protester holds up a sign reading "Stop Matilda" during a protest against the release of a movie depicting a liaison of Russia's last czar in Moscow, Russia.

BY VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV MOSCOW (AP) — A historical film about the last Russian czar’s affair with a ballerina has been cleared for release, the Culture Ministry said Thursday, despite passionate ...
In this April 27, 2017 file photo, singers Luis Fonsi, left and Daddy Yankee perform during the Latin Billboard Awards in Coral Gables, Fla.

BY MESFIN FEKADU NEW YORK (AP) — The music video for the No. 1 hit song “Despacito” has a new record — it’s become the most popular clip on YouTube ...
In this Jan. 16, 2016 file photo, Angelina Jolie arrives at the world premiere of "Kung Fu Panda 3," in Los Angeles.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vanity Fair is standing by its description of the casting process used for Angelina Jolie’s forthcoming Netflix film, “First They Killed My Father.” The magazine wrote ...
In this Wednesday, June 20, 1990 file photo, Britain's Princess Diana and Prince Charles, take shelter under an umbrella while attending the second day of the Royal Ascot horse race meet near London.

BY JILL LAWLESS LONDON (AP) — Producers of a new documentary about Princess Diana say it offers insight. Critics say it’s nothing but exploitation. But a former bodyguard says Diana ...
In this Aug. 11, 2014 file photo, a protester yells at police outside the Ferguson, Mo., Police Department while participating in a rally against the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

BY ERRIN HAINES WHACK PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Filmmakers have joined the national conversation about race, policing and social protest, and will gather this week in Philadelphia to showcase stories of ...
This image released by Ringling College of Art and Design shows a scene from the animated short, "In a Heartbeat," by filmmakers Beth David and Esteban Bravo. David and Bravo released the film online Monday where it quickly began trending on Twitter.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An animated short film about an adolescent gay couple has gone viral, garnering over 6 million views on YouTube in just two days. “In a Heartbeat ...
In this Friday, Feb. 19, 2016 file image made from video, Dr. Stacy L. Smith, of the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, appears during an interview in New York.

BY LINDSEY BAHR LOS ANGELES (AP) — In 2016 “Moonlight” won best picture and “Hidden Figures” was the 14th highest grossing film of the year, but popular Hollywood films remained ...
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