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Family, legacy celebrated in animated Mexican tale 'Coco'

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LOS ANGELES Who lives, who dies, who tells your story?

First love, gay love, take center stage in 'Call Me By Your Name'

LOS ANGELES "Call Me By Your Name" became a landmark for gay romantic fiction when it was first published in 2007, but the makers of a new movie version say it will appeal to anyone who enjoys a good love story. | Video

Nov 22 2017

Gay romance 'Call Me By Your Name' leads indie Spirit nominations

LOS ANGELES "Call Me By Your Name," a coming-of-age drama of two young men falling in love, led the Independent Spirit Awards nominations on Tuesday. | Video

Nov 22 2017

'Forbidden Planet' robot sets price record for movie prop sold at auction

"Robby the Robot," the seven-foot tall creature featured in the 1956 science fiction film "Forbidden Planet," sold at auction for $5.375 million, a record for a movie prop, a New York auction house said on Tuesday.

Nov 21 2017

Creative sector scores win in EU Parliament copyright vote

BRUSSELS Commercial TV broadcasters, football leagues and film producers scored a win on Tuesday when European Union lawmakers watered down a copyright reform aimed at making more TV shows and films available online across borders.

Television Nov 21 2017

Box Office: 'Justice League' opens with gloomy $96 million in North America

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Warner Bros.-DC's costly "Justice League" has dominated the North American box office but fallen well short of expectations with a $96 million opening weekend at 4,051 locations.

Nov 20 2017

Gary Oldman slays dragons to play Churchill in 'Darkest Hour'

LOS ANGELES Gary Oldman has played Beethoven, Lee Harvey Oswald, Sid Vicious and Pontius Pilate in his 35-year acting career, but he says taking on Britain's Winston Churchill was by far the most daunting. | Video

People Nov 20 2017

Films about migration, terrorism win German Bambi awards

BERLIN Films about terrorism, migration and the struggle for women's rights swept Germany's Bambi awards on Thursday evening, with Chinese dissident and filmmaker Ai Weiwei urging the star-studded audience to keep faith in humanity.

Germany Nov 17 2017

London theater says 20 men made allegations against Kevin Spacey

LONDON The Old Vic theater in London said on Thursday it had received 20 separate allegations of inappropriate conduct by Kevin Spacey from 20 men who came into contact with him at the theater, or in connection with it, between 1995 and 2013. | Video

People, Arts Nov 16 2017

Harvey Weinstein, movie studios sued over alleged sexual misconduct in class action suit

A second actress has filed an anonymous case claiming she was sexually harassed by movie producer Harvey Weinstein and has also asked for class action status against Weinstein and the two companies he co-founded in a lawsuit on Wednesday. | Video

Nov 16 2017
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British author Rowling says Trump has a right to be bigoted

NEW YORK Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling labeled U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump bigoted after receiving the PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award in New York. | Video