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Alec Baldwin passionate about green energy

Alec Baldwin passionate about green energy

NEW YORK (AP) — Alec Baldwin says he is passionate about green energy and is hoping next week's U.N. climate summit brings home to Americans that the United States has fallen behind other countries in promoting wind and solar power.

September 19, 2014 12:32 am

Review: Neeson in action again in 'Tombstones'

Review: Neeson in action again in 'Tombstones'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's not for nothing that the names of Sam Spade and Philip Marlowe are reverentially referenced in writer-director Scott Frank's adaptation of the 10th novel in Lawrence Block's long-running, best-selling series featuring …

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Massachusetts woman who stalked Spacey sentenced

Massachusetts woman who stalked Spacey sentenced

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts woman who threatened to blow up, torture and castrate Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey in what prosecutors called a "persistent and malevolent" cyberstalking campaign has been sentenced to more than four years in prison.

September 18, 2014 12:32 pm

Fey, Bateman have off-screen chemistry, too

Fey, Bateman have off-screen chemistry, too

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the new big-screen adaption of the best-selling Jonathan Topper novel "This Is Where I Leave You," Tina Fey and Jason Bateman portray siblings with tight ties that bind.

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Review: 'Maze Runner' doesn't find its own path

Review: 'Maze Runner' doesn't find its own path

If you see one film about walled-in males this fall, it should be the savage and powerful British prison drama "Starred Up," a superlatively acted father-son story played out behind bars and starring up-and-coming Jack O'Connell.

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Science adviser to 'Interstellar' writing book

NEW YORK (AP) — A companion guide to Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar" promises not only some background on one of the year's most anticipated movies but also some basic science.

September 17, 2014 4:11 pm

Review: 'Tracks' leaves a mark

Review: 'Tracks' leaves a mark

The movies, it seems, are increasingly headed down paths in the woods, out to open water and, in the case of John Curran's excellent new film "Tracks," into the deepest reaches of the Australian desert.

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Venezuela threatens citizenship of actress Alonso

Venezuela threatens citizenship of actress Alonso

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's leftist government says it is moving to revoke the citizenship of actress Maria Conchita Alonso, a bitter critic of the government.

September 17, 2014 2:08 pm

Emma Watson 'touched' by reception in Uruguay

Emma Watson 'touched' by reception in Uruguay

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — British actor Emma Watson says she is "immensely touched" by the reception she received in Uruguay, where she traveled as a goodwill ambassador for the UN's women's agency.

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Review: 'Leave You' _ A-list cast, B-grade result

Review: 'Leave You' _ A-list cast, B-grade result

Somebody dies. Family gathers to mourn. Everybody's stuck in one house, with all their quirks and foibles and enough emotional baggage to fill an aircraft carrier. What could go wrong? Ha ha. What couldn't?

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Washington and Fuqua ride again in 'The Equalizer'

Washington and Fuqua ride again in 'The Equalizer'

TORONTO (AP) — It's been a dozen years since Denzel Washington and director Antoine Fuqua rode the corrupt Det. Alonzo Harris and their Los Angeles crime odyssey "Training Day" to Oscar glory (for Washington) and a Hollywood breakthrough (for Fuqua).

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Getting animals to dazzle on screen is a wild job

Getting animals to dazzle on screen is a wild job

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For animal trainers on film sets, the job can be wild. Getting snakes on a plane takes a bit of heat or light, but cajoling a bear to perform for the camera can require buckets of fried chicken.

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China police formally arrest Chan son in drug case

China police formally arrest Chan son in drug case

BEIJING (AP) — Police in Beijing have formally arrested the son of Hong Kong martial arts film star Jackie Chan on suspicion of allowing other people to consume drugs, a charge that carries a maximum sentence of three years' imprisonment, pro…

September 17, 2014 6:20 am

Ex-POW Jessica Lynch starring in Christian film

Ex-POW Jessica Lynch starring in Christian film

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Former prisoner of war Jessica Lynch is enjoying her latest role, starring in a Christian movie currently in production.

September 16, 2014 5:14 pm

Adam Driver shifts into hyper drive

Adam Driver shifts into hyper drive

TORONTO (AP) — It comes as something of a shock to be talking with Adam Driver and hear so little cursing. Nothing is thrown. No explicit sexual act is performed.

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Leonardo DiCaprio named UN Messenger of Peace

Leonardo DiCaprio named UN Messenger of Peace

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Leonardo DiCaprio's movie roles have made him an international star, but his long and little-known commitment to preserving the global environment has led to his new role — as a U.N. Messenger of Peace.

September 16, 2014 2:58 pm

Snowden documentary to premiere at NY festival

Snowden documentary to premiere at NY festival

NEW YORK (AP) — A documentary about Edward Snowden is a late addition to the New York Film Festival.

September 16, 2014 12:20 pm

'No Good Deed' slays 'Guardians' at box office

'No Good Deed' slays 'Guardians' at box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An evil Idris Elba and terrified Taraji P. Henson overcame a group of first-rate intergalactic misfits at theaters over the weekend.

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Clooney to receive HFPA's Cecil B. DeMille Award

Clooney to receive HFPA's Cecil B. DeMille Award

LOS ANGELES (AP) — George Clooney is sure to take home a trophy at next year's Golden Globe Awards.

September 15, 2014 5:15 pm

China detains famed film director for prostitution

China detains famed film director for prostitution

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese film director Wang Quan'an, a Berlin International Film Festival winner known for the movies "Tuya's Marriage" and "White Deer Plain," has been detained on the charge of hiring prostitutes, Beijing police said Monday.

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Police detain 'Django Unchained' actress in LA

Police detain 'Django Unchained' actress in LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Daniele Watts, who appeared in "Django Unchained," is complaining that she was handcuffed and briefly put in the back of a squad car after a public display of affection with her white companion.

September 15, 2014 2:46 am

People's Choice Award to "Imitation Game" at TIFF

TORONTO (AP) — A World War II code-breaker drama starring Benedict Cumberbatch has won the top prize at the Toronto International Film Festival.

September 14, 2014 4:55 pm

'No Good Deed' defeats 'Guardians' at theaters

'No Good Deed' defeats 'Guardians' at theaters

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It took a murderous Idris Elba and a pair of dolphin buddies to defeat "Guardians of the Galaxy" at movie theaters.

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Japan's World War II film idol Rikoran dies at 94

Japan's World War II film idol Rikoran dies at 94

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese film idol Yoshiko Yamaguchi, who was known as Rikoran and symbolized Japan's wartime dreams of Asian conquest, has died at age 94.

September 14, 2014 3:33 am

Redmayne to Gyllenhaal, actors lead Toronto buzz

Redmayne to Gyllenhaal, actors lead Toronto buzz

TORONTO (AP) — This year's Toronto International Film Festival belonged to the actors.

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Nicole Kidman's father dies in Singapore

Nicole Kidman's father dies in Singapore

SINGAPORE (AP) — Actress Nicole Kidman's father, psychologist Tony Kidman, has died in Singapore, authorities said.

September 12, 2014 10:24 am Photos

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'Of Mice and Men' screening dates set

'Of Mice and Men' screening dates set

NEW YORK (AP) — The recent revival of "Of Mice and Men" starring James Franco may have closed on Broadway, but you can still catch it on the silver screen.

September 12, 2014 6:32 am

Judge posting online about Theron adoption ousted

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' highest court ordered the immediate removal of a judge on Thursday for disclosing confidential details about an adoption involving actress Charlize Theron's child and making off-color remarks in an online forum.

September 11, 2014 11:17 am

The circus is coming to town _ via movie theater

The circus is coming to town _ via movie theater

NEW YORK (AP) — Why run away to join the circus when it can come to you — at your local movie theater?

September 11, 2014 10:52 am

Jaws actor from Bond films Richard Kiel dies at 74

Jaws actor from Bond films Richard Kiel dies at 74

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Richard Kiel, the towering actor best known for portraying steel-toothed villain Jaws in a pair of James Bond films, has died. He was 74.

September 10, 2014 11:20 pm Photos

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Anna Kendrick sings again in 'The Last 5 Years'

Anna Kendrick sings again in 'The Last 5 Years'

TORONTO (AP) — Anna Kendrick is done with musicals. No really. She swears.

September 10, 2014 4:12 pm Photos

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Shia LaBeouf pleads guilty to disorderly conduct

NEW YORK (AP) — Shia LaBeouf admitted Wednesday to acting up at a Broadway show, pleading guilty to disorderly conduct in one of several episodes of bizarre behavior the former "Transformers" star has displayed in recent years.

September 10, 2014 2:55 pm

At 40, Brooks' 'Frankenstein' proves forever young

At 40, Brooks' 'Frankenstein' proves forever young

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — "Young Frankenstein" is pushing 40, but is by no means over the hill.

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Review: Chastain, McAvoy make 'Them' a worthy trip

Review: Chastain, McAvoy make 'Them' a worthy trip

NEW YORK (AP) — All the lonely people. Where do they all belong?

September 10, 2014 11:24 am Photos

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Shia LaBeouf pleads guilty to disorderly conduct

NEW YORK (AP) — Shia LaBeouf (SHY'-uh luh-BUF') has pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct stemming from an incident at a Broadway show.

September 10, 2014 10:32 am

Gillian Anderson onscreen soon in 'Streetcar'

Gillian Anderson onscreen soon in 'Streetcar'

NEW YORK (AP) — If you can't get to London in time to catch Gillian Anderson spinning onstage in "A Streetcar Named Desire," her orbit is about to get larger.

September 10, 2014 9:49 am

In voices sharp and soft, Tom Hardy sounds out

In voices sharp and soft, Tom Hardy sounds out

TORONTO (AP) — Think of Tom Hardy and what likely first comes to mind is his stout physical presence: his muscled mixed-martial arts fighter in "Warrior" or his hulking Batman villain, Bane, in "The Dark Knight Rises."

September 10, 2014 9:37 am Photos

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Review: 'Dolphin 2' a warmly immersive adventure

Review: 'Dolphin 2' a warmly immersive adventure

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Containing all the elements that made the 2011 original boy and his dolphin story a hit with audiences and critics, Charles Martin Smith's "Dolphin Tale 2" is another engaging film inspired by the real-life inhabitants of t…

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With 2 new films, Pacino keeps experimenting

With 2 new films, Pacino keeps experimenting

TORONTO (AP) — Introducing one of Al Pacino's two films at the Toronto Film Festival, artistic director Cameron Baily remarked that perhaps an "Al Pacino Day" was in order, just as it had been for Bill Murray.

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Review: 'The Drop' is sharp, character-rooted

Review: 'The Drop' is sharp, character-rooted

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The kind of solid, honest-feeling, mean-streets movie you might think they only make in Boston these days, Michael R. Roskam's "The Drop" was, in fact, set there before filmmakers decided to shake things up by moving it to …

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Mel Brooks brings 6th finger to Hollywood ceremony

Mel Brooks brings 6th finger to Hollywood ceremony

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mel Brooks has given the finger to Hollywood.

September 08, 2014 9:58 pm Photos

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Mathematical minds multiply at Toronto film fest

Mathematical minds multiply at Toronto film fest

TORONTO (AP) — In the Stephen Hawking biopic "The Theory of Everything," two college girls rush into a '60s-era Cambridge party before the sight of the attendees stops them in their tracks.

September 08, 2014 7:33 pm

Costner goes to bat for 'Black and White'

Costner goes to bat for 'Black and White'

TORONTO (AP) — Most of Kevin Costner's most famous films wouldn't seem to be easy sells. How would it today sound to pitch a studio on a Civil War soldier befriending Sioux Indians on the South Dakota plains? Or on an Iowa farmer who hears voices?

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Tragicomedies at Toronto find mixed results

Tragicomedies at Toronto find mixed results

TORONTO (AP) — The opening days of the Toronto International Film Festival saw a trio of tragicomedies combine humor with pain, often with mixed results.

September 07, 2014 11:42 pm

'Guardians' tops box office for fourth weekend

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Guardians of the Galaxy" continues to rule the box office universe.

September 07, 2014 3:59 pm

Chris Rock debuts 'Top Five' at Toronto

Chris Rock debuts 'Top Five' at Toronto

TORONTO (AP) — Showcasing his most personal movie yet, Chris Rock premiered his third feature film directing effort, "Top Five," at the Toronto International Film Festival.

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Toronto fans sing 'Happy Birthday' to Roger Waters

Toronto fans sing 'Happy Birthday' to Roger Waters

TORONTO (AP) — Roger Waters celebrated his 71st birthday in style with a world premiere of his new documentary at the Toronto International Film Festival.

September 07, 2014 2:00 am Photos

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In shapes of all kinds, Mark Ruffalo hits a stride

In shapes of all kinds, Mark Ruffalo hits a stride

TORONTO (AP) — Mark Ruffalo is transforming.

September 06, 2014 5:38 pm Photos

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Toronto Film Festival holds 'Bill Murray Day'

Toronto Film Festival holds 'Bill Murray Day'

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Film Festival turned its second day into a very welcome new holiday, "Bill Murray Day," an honor the comedian received, naturally, with bemusement.

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Exhibit examines making of 'Gone With the Wind'

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — While public debate raged over who should play Southern belle Scarlett O'Hara in "Gone With the Wind," producer David O. Selznick was trying to figure out how to get the movie past Hollywood's morality censors by tamping …

September 06, 2014 3:24 pm

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