Film

Paul Walker's brothers to fill in for late actor in 'Fast 7'

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LOS ANGELES - The brothers of actor Paul Walker, who died in November, will fill in for the late action star in order to complete scenes in the upcoming film "Fast & Furious 7," according to a statement posted on the film's Facebook page.

'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' sweeps MTV Movie Awards

LOS ANGELES - Young adult favorite "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" was voted 'movie of the year' and scooped top acting honors at the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday, reflecting the irreverent ceremony's appeal to young fans. | Video

Fashion, Television, Music 14 Apr 2014

'Captain America' soars above 'Rio 2' birds to win box office

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK - Marvel's red-white-and-blue superhero soared to a second straight box office win in "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," beating out new animated movie "Rio 2," the story of a family of Brazilian birds on a trip to the Amazon. | Video

Fashion, Brazil 13 Apr 2014

Final book in 'Divergent' trilogy to be split into two films

LOS ANGELES - The final book in the "Divergent" trilogy will be split into two movies, Lions Gate said on Friday, following the same formula the studio used for the upcoming final installments of "The Hunger Games" series.

Fashion, 11 Apr 2014

Actress Gillan plays with perceptions in ghostly thriller 'Oculus'

LOS ANGELES - A haunted mirror, a murderous father and two siblings seeking revenge form the plot for the new supernatural thriller "Oculus," which blurs perceptions and reality with ghostly scares.

Fashion, 11 Apr 2014

Tribeca Film Fest offers eclectic mix of documentary, indie films

NEW YORK - More than a decade after it was launched to revitalize lower Manhattan following the September 11 attacks, the Tribeca Film Festival has become a showcase for documentaries and independent films as well as a testing ground for new talent and digital innovations in cinema.

Fashion, 11 Apr 2014

'Railway Man' revisits war prisoner's horror and forgiveness

NEW YORK - Shortly before wrapping up filming for "The Railway Man," a World War Two drama about a former British Army officer and victim of torture, actor Colin Firth dreamt he was drawing a map of a railway but was bluffing and didn't know how to do it.

Fashion, 10 Apr 2014

En route to Amazon, 'Rio 2' explores Brazil's musical diversity

LOS ANGELES - As the opening scenes of "Rio 2" begins, so does the beat.

Fashion, 09 Apr 2014

'Draft Day' film tackles the NFL with insider minutiae, family drama

LOS ANGELES - As the NFL readies for its annual draft of college football players, new film "Draft Day" pulls back the curtain on the high stakes of the offseason that has helped turn the United States' most popular sport into a year-round addiction. | Video

Fashion, Sports 08 Apr 2014

Move over Bollywood: U.S. festival spotlights independent Indian films

LOS ANGELES - Bollywood films often capture the color and beauty of Indian culture through high-profile stars and big-budget blockbusters, but a group of filmmakers is attempting to show a different side of India's people through smaller, independent fare.

Fashion, 08 Apr 2014
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Crime king Jo Nesboe's tale of revenge has echoes of his own father

OSLO - Jo Nesboe, one of Scandinavia's most successful crime writers, explores revenge and father-son dramas in his latest thriller "The Son", which tracks his own story of learning his father had fought with Hitler's army.