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Rami Malek to play Bond villain in franchise's 25th film next year

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OCHO RIOS, Jamaica Oscar winner Rami Malek will play the international villain who Daniel Craig's James Bond must battle in the British spy franchise's 25th film set for release next year, the producers announced on Thursday.

Stanley Kubrick's film legacy remembered at London Design Museum

LONDON From costumes worn in "A Clockwork Orange" to props seen in "Full Metal Jacket", an exhibition dedicated to Stanley Kubrick opens in London this week looking at the late American director's film work 20 years after his death.

Apr 25 2019

Athens painter turns blockbusters into motion picture art

ATHENS Greek artist Virginia Axioti's work is seen by thousands of people every week, but none of it is digital.

Arts, Apr 25 2019

Disney's 'Avengers: Endgame' smashes China opening day record

LOS ANGELES/BEIJING Marvel superhero movie "Avengers: Endgame" set an opening-day record in China with an estimated $107.2 million in ticket sales, distributor Walt Disney Co said.

China Apr 25 2019

Superheroes and a king may set movie records for Disney this summer

LOS ANGELES The final chapter in a decade-long superhero saga and the remake of a big-screen classic could topple box-office records during a summer movie season expected to be dominated by Walt Disney Co.

Apr 24 2019

Critics gush over the spectacle and story of 'Avengers: Endgame'

LOS ANGELES Film critics unleashed overwhelmingly positive reviews on Tuesday of "Avengers: Endgame," the highly anticipated final installment in a decade-long superhero story from Walt Disney Co's Marvel Studios.

Apr 23 2019

Hollywood celebrates the finale of the 'Avengers' movies

LOS ANGELES Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth and other members of the Avengers superhero team on Monday celebrated the final chapter in a 22-movie saga that ranks as the movie industry's highest-grossing franchise of all time. | Video

Apr 23 2019

End of 'Avengers' movies cloaked in high-level Hollywood secrecy

LOS ANGELES Walt Disney Co's Marvel Studios went to great lengths to keep the plot of the movie "Avengers: Endgame" under wraps until its highly anticipated debut in theaters this week, the stars and directors said in interviews. | Video

Apr 23 2019

Zombies to star at Cannes Film Festival, but no Netflix or Tarantino

PARIS Bill Murray fighting off zombies and an Elton John biopic tracking the singer's early days will be among the highlights at this year's Cannes Film Festival, though Quentin Tarantino's hotly-anticipated latest outing looked set to miss out.

Apr 18 2019

Box Office: 'Curse of La Llorona' Wins Worst Easter Weekend in Over a Decade

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Warner Bros. and New Line's "The Curse of La Llorona" ascended to the top of domestic box office charts, conjuring $26.5 million when it opened in 3,372 North American theaters.

Apr 21 2019
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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