'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.

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

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Spielberg brings Cold War story 'Bridge of Spies' to silver screen

Oscar winner Tom Hanks plays a New York lawyer negotiating the release of a U.S. pilot held captive by the Soviet Union during the Cold War in his latest film "Bridge of Spies". | Video

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'The Martian' triumphs with $55 million debut

LOS ANGELES ( - "The Martian" blasted off with a massive $55 million this weekend, nearly surpassing another space-based adventure, "Gravity," as the highest-grossing October debut in history. | Video

05 Oct 2015

Sam Smith video for Bond theme 'Writing's On The Wall' released

LONDON - Grammy Award winner Sam Smith released the video for his theme song for the new James Bond film "Spectre" on Monday, days after the ballad became the first 007 title track to top the British pop charts. | Video

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Schwarzenegger takes 'Golden Icon' award at Zurich Film Festival

- Action star Arnold Schwarzenegger has been honoured with the Zurich Film Festival's top "Golden Icon" award for his four decades of work both in film and politics. | Video

01 Oct 2015

'Star Wars' spaceship model sets auction record

LOS ANGELES - A model of the "Star Wars" blockade runner spaceship has sold for a record $450,000 - almost double estimates - at a Hollywood memorabilia auction.

02 Oct 2015

Busan International Film Festival kicks off

With Stormtroopers and R2D2 among a host of celebrities walking the red carpet, the 20th Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) opened with plenty of glitz and glamour on Thursday in the South Korean port city. | Video

01 Oct 2015

'The Walk' puts audiences on edge of Petit's wire-walking dream

LOS ANGELES - When director Robert Zemeckis decided to recreate French wire-walker Philippe Petit's famous walk between New York's Twin Towers on the big screen, he wanted to put audiences on edge. Literally. | Video

29 Sep 2015

Actress Norma Shearer’s 1930 Oscar sold at auction for $180,000

LOS ANGELES - An Oscar statuette awarded to actress Norma Shearer in 1930 sold on Wednesday for $180,000 in a rare sale of an Academy Awards trophy.The Oscar that recognized Shearer’s role in "The Divorcee" was put up for auction by her estate. It sold along with the cinematography prize for a 1928 film, “White Shadows in the South Seas,” that also fetched $180,000.

30 Sep 2015

Teacher who hid students during Newtown shooting writes book

NEWTOWN, Conn. - The Sandy Hook Elementary School teacher who saved 15 first-grade students during one of America's worst mass shootings has written a book about the experience, hoping it will inspire readers to stay positive through life's worst challenges.