Fukunaga to direct next James Bond film for release in 2020

LONDON (AP) — American filmmaker Cary Joji Fukunaga is replacing Danny Boyle as director of the next James Bond movie, producers announced Thursday.

Review: Michael Moore takes on Trump _ via Flint, Michigan

"I hope he never does one on me," Donald Trump once said of Michael Moore.

Review: In 'Colette,' a literary great is finally unbound

Wash Westmoreland's "Colette" is a very British movie about a very French feminist icon. A handsome and lively period film, it's too timid to capture the ravenous appetites of the literary force that was Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette. But with Keira Knightley playing the prolific and trailblazing author, "Colette" has nimbly condensed an un-condensable life into a sprightly and self-evidently relevant biopic.

Q&A: 'This Is Us' creator Dan Fogelman on 'Life Itself'

NEW YORK (AP) — As in his TV series "This Is Us," jubilant and catastrophic events tend to cluster for Dan Fogelman. Days before his latest and most ambitious movie, "Life Itself," opens in theaters, and the third season of his hit NBC show premieres, Fogelman's house was robbed. The thieves returned later the same evening, smashing through a glass plate door. Fogelman says he had to chase them away.

Q&A: Chris Pratt on running on screen, Tom Cruise, religion

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Chris Pratt is running his fastest, he has a tendency to fall.

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Franco-Egyptian actor Gamil Ratib dies at 92

CAIRO (AP) — Gamil Ratib, an award-winning Franco-Egyptian actor whose roles as villain or aristocrat made him a household name across the Arab world, died Wednesday, state media reported. He was 92.

Man pleads guilty to 'Field of Dreams' site vandalism

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — A man accused of driving onto and damaging the eastern Iowa baseball field made famous by the 1989 movie "Field of Dreams" has changed his plea to guilty.

Review: 'Life Itself' is star-studded, earnest but lacking

Hallmark sentimentality, passionate defenses of Bob Dylan's "Time Out of Mind" and horrific head traumas are thrown together in Dan Fogelman's "Life Itself ," a curious cocktail of a movie from the "This is Us" creator about all of life's highest highs and lowest lows across generations and continents. Fogelman has seemingly never met an extreme emotion he doesn't want to exploit, and "Life Itself" might be the apex of that guiding principle.

The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending September 16, 2018:

Phoenix, Reilly bond as outlaw kin in 'Sisters Brothers'

TORONTO (AP) — To play any brother, by blood or not, of John C. Reilly is an intimidating prospect given just how firmly entrenched Will Ferrell is as Reilly's on-screen sibling.


Film Review: 'House With a Clock' is a real time suck

The 10-year-old hero at the center of the film "The House With a Clock in Its Walls" likes to look up words in the dictionary, like "foreboding" and "indomitable." He might want to be familiar with the term "execrable" — that's a good one for this movie.

Bollywood star's statue symbolizes India's changing mores

NEW DELHI (AP) — Bollywood actress and former porn star Sunny Leone appeared in New Delhi on Tuesday for the unveiling of her wax likeness at the city's Madame Tussauds museum, a symbol of changing cultural mores in a country where arranged marriages remain common and celebrity kisses in public constitute front-page news.

Glad company: Trailer for Disney's 'Mary Poppins Returns'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A beloved nanny is preparing to take to the rooftops of London with her magical bag in time for Christmas.

Box office top 20: 'The Predator' takes down 'The Nun'

NEW YORK (AP) — "The Predator" topped the North American box office despite controversy over the casting of a registered sex offender, though ticket sales were still modest for the new $88 million installment in the action sci-fi franchise.

At Toronto Film Festival, 'popular' was a relative term

TORONTO (AP) — For a festival that can be a hotbed of Oscar-predicting hysteria, the scuttling of the "best popular movie" category by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences barely registered at the Toronto International Film Festival.

'The Predator' gobbles up competition at box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Predator" is at the top of the food chain in its first weekend in theaters.

'Green Book' wins audience award at Toronto Film Festival

NEW YORK (AP) — Peter Farrelly's crowd-pleasing Deep South road trip movie "Green Book" won the Toronto International Film Festival's audience award on Sunday, putting it on an envious path to the Oscars.

Ethan Hawke spotlights a little-known legend in 'Blaze'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ethan Hawke had long been enchanted by the songs of mysterious singer-songwriter Blaze Foley. Foley wrote songs like 'If I Could Only Fly," that Willie Nelson covered and would go on to become a Merle Haggard hit, and "Clay Pigeons," which John Prine covered. Townes Van Zandt and Lucinda Williams wrote songs about him after his death at age 39 — he was shot in 1989. And yet his is a name that few outside of the Austin music scene would know.

Argentina seizes costly film equipment stolen from Hollywood

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentine authorities said Friday that they had seized about $3 million in cameras, lenses and other film equipment stolen in Hollywood and New York.

Mexico vies for best foreign film Oscar with Cuaron's 'Roma'

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The ninth time may be the charm for Mexico at the Oscars. The Mexican film academy announced Friday that it has chosen "Roma," by Alfonso Cuaron, as its bid for a best foreign language film nomination.


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Arthur Mitchell, pioneering black ballet dancer, dies at 84

Arthur Mitchell, pioneering black ballet dancer, dies at 84

Milan Fashion returns to elegance with Arbesser, N.21

Milan Fashion returns to elegance with Arbesser, N.21

Judge throws out lawsuit by ex-wrestlers over concussions
Rahm Emanuel to publish book on 'Why Mayors Run the World'
Heavy security, arrests as Ugandan pop star returns home

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Singer Belinda hit for involvement in Mexican politics

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, Belinda

U2's Bono says pope's "aghast" about church sex abuse

U2's Bono says pope's

Detroit opera, fine arts champion David DiChiera dies at 83

Detroit opera, fine arts champion David DiChiera dies at 83

Thousands of fans request grand jury probe of Prince's death