NEW YORK (AP) - Novelist Charles Portis, a favorite among critics and writers for such shaggy dog stories as "Norwood" and "Gringos" and a bounty for Hollywood whose droll, bloody Western "True Grit" was a best-seller twice adapted into Oscar nominated films, died Monday at age 86.
NEW YORK (AP) - The redesigned "Sonic the Hedgehog" showed plenty of teeth at the box office, speeding to a $57 million debut, according to studio estimates Sunday, while "Parasite" saw one of the largest post-Oscars bumps in years following its best picture win.
INCHEON, South Korea (AP) - Director Bong Joon-ho smiled and waved at a waiting crowd on Sunday as he arrived home in South Korea, his first trip back since he won four Oscars for his movie "Parasite," including the award for Best Picture.
NEW YORK (AP) - Lynn Cohen, an actress best known for playing the plainspoken housekeeper and nanny Magda in "Sex and the City," has died. She was 86.
PARIS (AP) - The entire leadership of the Cesar Awards, France's version of the Oscars, has stepped down in a spat over both its opaque decision-making process and controversial director Roman Polanski, whose new film leads this year's nominations.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) - A team of U.S. award-winning documentary filmmakers pursuing a Holocaust-era story in western Poland could face charges of unauthorized excavation work, punishable by up to two years in prison, a Polish prosecutor said Friday.
This Valentine's Day, there's certain to be the usual flood of candy and flowers. But at your local movie theater, there's something increasingly rare: A soulful and adult romantic drama in "The Photograph."
If the Hollywood mantra for making blockbusters is "faster, faster, faster," then the creators of "Sonic the Hedgehog" have wisely ignored it.
NEW YORK (AP) - What's inside the frame and what's outside of it are electrifyingly synonymous in French filmmaker CĂ©line Sciamma's "Portrait of a Lady on Fire."
ATLANTA (AP) - A crew of Rolls Royce-riding identity thieves who posed as rap industry figures scammed more than $100,000 from some of the South's most exclusive hotels, prosecutors say.
The foreign-language film remake has never been the most esteemed sort of Hollywood production, but the timing of "Downhill," a remake of Ruben Ă?stlund's 2014 Swedish film "Force Majeure," hasn't done it any favors.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Actress, singer and dancer Paula Kelly, who earned an Emmy Award nomination on the sitcom "Night Court" and co-starred with Chita Rivera and Shirley MacLaine in the film "Sweet Charity," has died. She was 77.
Not too deep into the Netflix film "The Last Thing He Wanted," the spunky heroine is given a warning: "Buckle up. It's gonna be bananas." It's advice that checks out. It's definitely bananas, but not in a pleasant way.
BERLIN (AP) - Joseph Vilsmaier, a German filmmaker whose striking portrayal of the Battle of Stalingrad brought home the horrors of war to a new generation, has died. He was 81.
NEW YORK (AP) - Watching the Oscar de la Renta show unfold in the imposing setting of the New York Public Library in Manhattan, it was hard not to think back some 24 hours to a different Oscar: the Academy Awards, and specifically Scarlett Johansson.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Universal Pictures said Tuesday that it will release the social satire "The Hunt," a film it canceled in the wake of criticism about its premise of "elites" hunting people for sport in red states.
NEW YORK (AP) - Anna Sui doesn't love scary movies, but she adores illusion, especially glamorous illusion.
NEW YORK (AP) - Harvey Weinstein's defense rests without the once-powerful movie mogul testifying at his rape trial.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Before Bong Joon Ho's "Parasite" made history as the first non-English best picture winner in Academy Awards history, he made a modest plea to American moviegoers: Don't be afraid of subtitles.