Report: Weinstein paid $1M to accuser after 2015 case died

NEW YORK (AP) — A new report says that Harvey Weinstein paid $1 million to silence a model who accused him of groping her.

Arkansas man admits stealing Geena Davis' laptop

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas man has pleaded guilty to stealing a laptop from actress Geena Davis.

Crash report turns out to be scene for Billy Crystal film

LONG BEACH, N.Y. (AP) — A report of a car crashing into a pizza and ice cream shop on Long Island turned out to be a scene for a film starring Billy Crystal.

Rare 'Dracula' poster sells for $525,800 at auction

DALLAS (AP) — An auction house says a rare poster for the 1931 horror film "Dracula" has sold for $525,800.

Bounty offered for beheadings of Bollywood director, actress

NEW DELHI (AP) — A member of India's Hindu nationalist ruling party offered 100 million rupees ($1.5 million) to anyone who beheads the lead actress and the director of an unreleased Bollywood film "Padmavati" rumored to depict a relationship between a Hindu queen and a Muslim ruler.

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Box Office Top 20: 'Justice League' falls to $93.8 million

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Justice League" opened even lower than Warner Bros. estimated on Sunday.

In 'Coco,' Pixar journeys to Mexico and beyond the grave

NEW YORK (AP) — Pixar films have never been shy about death. The "Toy Story" films are, in part, about mortality. The poetic highlight of "Up" is a wordless sequence of a spouse's passing. The Earth, itself, was left for dead in "Wall-E."

'The Wire' star makes documentary 'Baltimore Rising'

NEW YORK (AP) — Sonja Sohn has gone from being in front of the camera to behind it. The actress, who played a Baltimore detective on "The Wire," has become a documentary filmmaker and her debut offering is a powerful look at her beloved adopted city.

Review: As moving as it is colorful, 'Coco' a joy for all

At first, Disney-Pixar's latest, "Coco ," sounds a lot like the 2014 Fox film "The Book of Life."

'Justice League' disappoints in US with $96 million opening

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Only in the modern era of superhero films could a $96 million opening weekend be considered anything less than impressive. But that's the situation Warner Bros. and DC's "Justice League" find themselves in.


Actor Tom Sizemore denies groping allegations

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Actor Tom Sizemore is denying recent allegations that he groped an 11-year-old Utah girl during a 2003 photo shoot.

Daniela Vega, trans actress, stars in 'A Fantastic Woman'

TORONTO (AP) — In one of the dreamy moments of surrealism that punctuate Sebastian Lelio's otherwise realistic "A Fantastic Woman," the film's transgender protagonist, Marina (Daniela Vega), walks down the street but an extreme, exaggerated headwind makes moving forward nearly impossible. She's tilted, as if climbing a mountain, as the gale-force winds try to beat her back.

Comedy or not, 'Get Out' is a unique Oscar contender

NEW YORK (AP) — The movie year seems destined to conclude the way it essentially began: With everybody talking about "Get Out."

In 'Mudbound,' Dee Rees crafts a Jim Crow epic of 2 families

NEW YORK (AP) — The movies have tended to skip from slavery to the Civil Rights movement, but Dee Rees' "Mudbound" plunges into the complex tragedies of the in-between era of Jim Crow. The film, which Netflix hopes will be its first feature-film Oscar contender, follows two neighboring families — one black, one white — on a hardscrabble farm in 1940s Mississippi.

School that trained, housed Hollywood's canine stars closes

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles kennel that housed and trained some of Hollywood's canine stars has closed its doors after nine decades.

'Wind River' filmmakers take control back from Weinstein

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Like an avenging character straight out of one of his films, writer-director Taylor Sheridan said he was not going to let "Wind River" stay in Harvey Weinstein's control.

Actress Rose McGowan arraigned on cocaine charge

LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — Actress Rose McGowan was arraigned Thursday on a felony cocaine charge, days after she alleged in The New Yorker that the drugs may been planted to discredit her.

The Latest: Rose McGowan waives appearance on drug charge

LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — The Latest on actress Rose McGowan's arraignment on felony cocaine charges (all times local):

In 'Three Billboards,' a timely portrait of outrage

NEW YORK (AP) — In "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" or anywhere else, Frances McDormand means business.

Review: In 'Wonder,' a sweetly sincere message movie

It's hard for us cynical souls to walk into a movie advertised with the tagline "Choose kindness" and not shudder in trepidation. What sentimental hooey is this? What new hellish circle of cheese awaits now?


McDonald's to raze Chicago-area museum of 1st restaurant


New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu working on book about race
Redhill wins Canada's Giller Prize for 'Bellevue Square'
New York Times reporter suspended in harassment probe
Review: David Baldacci is back with 'End Game' thriller

Review: David Baldacci is back with 'End Game' thriller

German police retrieve 100 stolen John Lennon items

German police retrieve 100 stolen John Lennon items

Rapper Nelly's planned Saudi gig sparks social media stir


Taylor Swift 'reputation' sells 1.22 M albums in 1st week

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Streisand on not touring again, Netflix film and assault

Streisand on not touring again, Netflix film and assault

Forbes names Beyonce music's highest-earning woman