Movies

November 28, 2018 - 8:56 am
NEW YORK (AP) — NPR's "Fresh Air" has parted ways with contributor David Edelstein after the film critic made a joke about the rape scene in "Last Tango in Paris" on his Facebook page following Monday's death of director Bernardo Bertolucci. In a statement Tuesday, "Fresh Air" said the post was "...
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November 19, 2018 - 5:00 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two Academy Awards for best picture are going up for sale in a rare auction of Oscars. Auction house Profiles in History announced Monday that an Oscar awarded to "Mutiny on the Bounty" in 1936 and another given to "Gentleman's Agreement" in 1948 will go up for auction in Los...
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FILE - This Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 file photo shows Paramount Ranch, a frontier western town built as a movie set that appeared in countless movies and TV shows, after it was decimated by the Woolsey fire in Agoura Hills, Calif. Southern Californians faced with the loss of lives and homes in a huge wildfire are also grappling with the destruction of public lands popular with hikers, horseback riders and mountain bikers. The Woolsey fire has charred more than 83 percent of National Park Service land within the Santa Monica Mountain National Recreational Area. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
November 16, 2018 - 7:19 pm
AGOURA HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Standing amid the charred foundations and burned-out movie sets of Paramount Ranch, officials from the National Park Service said Friday that they plan to rebuild and reopen the site that holds decades of movie history and still hosts a steady stream of Hollywood...
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A before photo is placed on the remains of a building leveled in the Woolsey Fire at decimated Paramount Ranch during U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke's visit to the ranch Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Agoura Hills, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
November 15, 2018 - 4:12 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California residents faced with the loss of lives and homes in a huge wildfire also are grappling with the destruction of a vast swath of public lands that are popular destinations for hikers, horseback riders and mountain bikers. The Woolsey Fire has charred more than...
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FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2018 file photo, Harvey Weinstein enters State Supreme Court in New York. Actress Paz de la Huerta is suing Weinstein, saying the movie mogul raped her, harassed her and hurt her career. The lawsuit filed Tuesday, Nov. 13, in Los Angeles Superior Court alleges Weinstein raped de la Huerta twice in New York in December 2010. Police said last November they were investigating, but no charges have been filed. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
November 13, 2018 - 1:44 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Paz de la Huerta is suing Harvey Weinstein, saying the movie mogul raped her, harassed her and hurt her career. The lawsuit filed Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court alleges Weinstein raped de la Huerta twice in New York in December 2010. Police said last November they...
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A wildfire-ravaged property is seen through the inside of a burned vehicle Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, in Malibu, Calif. Los Angeles County Fire Chief Daryl Osby says he expects further damage assessments to show that hundreds more homes have been lost on top of the 370 already counted as lost in Southern California's huge wildfires. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
November 12, 2018 - 10:02 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hollywood cut back on the glamor trappings of movie premieres as a vast wildfire destroyed or imperiled the homes of celebrities and other Southern California residents. A red carpet for the Sandra Bullock film "Bird Box" was canceled Monday by the studio and one planned for "...
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FILE - In this April 16, 2002, file photo, Stan Lee, 79, creator of comic-book franchises such as "Spider-Man," "The Incredible Hulk" and "X-Men," smiles during a photo session in his office in Santa Monica, Calif. Comic book genius Lee, the architect of the contemporary comic book, has died. He was 95. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
November 12, 2018 - 4:06 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stan Lee, the creative dynamo who revolutionized the comic book and helped make billions for Hollywood by introducing human frailties in Marvel superheroes such as Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and the Incredible Hulk, died Monday. He was 95. Lee was declared dead at Cedars-...
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This combination photo shows celebrities, top row from left, Scott Baio, Guillermo del Toro, Caitlyn Jenner and bottom row from left, Kim Kardashian, Alyssa Milano and Rainn Wilson, who have been forced to evacuate their homes due to a fast-moving wildfire in Southern California. (AP Photo)
November 10, 2018 - 5:08 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rich or not, famous or not, there was little reprieve Saturday from the California wildfires sweeping through towns as different as the star-filled oceanside enclave of Malibu and the modest communities nearby and in the state's north. Lady Gaga, Martin Sheen and Kim Kardashian...
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Paramount Ranch, where a number of Hollywood westerns have been filmed, is seen after it was decimated by a wildfire Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, in Augura Hills, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
November 09, 2018 - 5:28 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A fast-moving wildfire in Southern California has scorched a historic movie site recently used by the HBO series "Westworld" and forced numerous celebrities to join the thousands fleeing flames that have claimed homes and prompted the total evacuation of the celebrity enclave...
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This photo dated June 8, 2016 shows French composer Francis Lai at the opening of the Champs Elysees Film Festival in Paris, France. France's Culture Ministry said Wednesday Nov. 7, 2018 French composer Francis Lai who won an Oscar for his iconic movie score in "Love Story," has died. He was 86. (AP Photo)
November 08, 2018 - 6:28 am
PARIS (AP) — French composer Francis Lai, who won an Oscar for the iconic "Love Story" soundtrack, has died, France's Culture Ministry said Thursday. He was 86. Nice Mayor Christian Estrosi, who led nationwide tributes to Lai, who died on Wednesday, said he hopes to name "an emblematic place of our...
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