'Steve Jobs' takes big screen deep-dive into the man behind Apple


LOS ANGELES - "It's like, five minutes before a launch, everyone goes to a bar and gets drunk and tells me what they really think," Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, played by Michael Fassbender, says with exasperation in a new biographical film.

Baidu's iQIYI video unit to stream Lions Gate films

- Film and TV studio owner Lions Gate Entertainment Corp said on Friday that Chinese video streaming company iQIYI, a unit of internet search company Baidu Inc, would stream some of its films.

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'Maze Runner' cast did not steal Native American items, studio says

LOS ANGELES - The cast and crew of "Maze Runner" did not remove artifacts from a New Mexico ranch during filming, 20th Century Fox said on Thursday, after Native American advocates voiced concerns over an actor's light-hearted comment about pilfering historic items. | Video

08 Oct 2015

Composer John Williams to receive AFI lifetime achievement award

LOS ANGELES - John Williams, the prolific composer of numerous memorable movie scores including "Star Wars," "Jaws," "Indiana Jones" and "Harry Potter," will receive a lifetime achievement award from the American Film Institute, the organization said Thursday.

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Protesters storm red-carpet premiere of UK women's rights film 'Suffragette'

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Protesters stormed the red carpet at the glitzy premiere of the film "Suffragette" on Wednesday that stars Meryl Streep as a leading British women's rights activist a century ago, staging a lie-in and saying the fight for equality was not yet over. | Video

07 Oct 2015

New trailer for 'The Good Dinosaur' released

A new trailer for Disney-Pixar's "The Good Dinosaur" has been released, offering more glimpses of the story that follows a young apatosaurus, Arlo, who develops an unlikely friendship with a human boy. | Video

07 Oct 2015

A Minute With: Joseph Gordon-Levitt talks walking 'The Walk'

NEW YORK - Heights don't scare Joseph Gordon-Levitt, which came in handy when the actor was tasked with recreating Frenchman Philippe Petit's audacious 1974 high-wire walk between the roofs of New York's Twin Towers in the movie "The Walk."

07 Oct 2015

Germans give Hitler actor a warm welcome

BERLIN - A German actor who dressed up as Adolf Hitler and traveled through the country for four weeks chatting to smiling voters and stroking their pets for a film that opens this week says he was shocked by the warm welcome he received. | Video

06 Oct 2015

Stallone's film props could fetch millions at auction

LONDON - Action star Sylvester Stallone is putting up for sale props from his "Rocky" and "Rambo" movies in an auction organizers say could fetch up to $6 million. | Video

06 Oct 2015

'Pan' taps origins of Peter Pan's 100-year pop culture adventure

NEW YORK - In the century since Scottish author J.M. Barrie created Peter Pan for a stage play then a book, the Neverland universe has inspired movies, books, TV shows, plays, videogames and even a pop psychology syndrome describing emotionally immature men.

06 Oct 2015

Saudi Arabia protests over Czech 'Satanic Verses' 27 years after uproar

ABU DHABI - Saudi Arabia summoned the Czech ambassador to protest against a new translation of Salman Rushdie's book "Satanic Verses", Saudi state media said on Friday, 27 years after the novel triggered mass demonstrations and a death threat against the author.