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Big secrets, bumper box-office for 'Avengers: Infinity War'


LOS ANGELES "Avengers: Infinity War" boasts more than 20 superheroes and expects to storm the box office, but even its A-list cast don't know quite what to expect when the film gets its world premiere on Monday night | Video

U.S. mass shooting survivors pay it forward with two short films

, Tim McGrath emerged from the 2012 movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado, physically unscathed, but his heart breaks whenever another person with a gun makes headlines in the United States. | Video

U.S., Apr 23 2018

Box Office: 'A Quiet Place' back on top, 'Super Troopers 2' Smokes Projections

LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - "A Quiet Place" had another noisy weekend at the domestic box office, reclaiming the No. 1 slot in its third frame.

Apr 22 2018

NBA's Stephen Curry lands TV, film deal with Sony Pictures

LOS ANGELES NBA star Stephen Curry has signed a multi-year film and television deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment, the Hollywood studio said on Monday, as the Golden State Warriors player makes a play to be the latest athlete to break into entertainment.

Sports, Television, People Apr 23 2018

'Avatar' director Cameron says he still hopes to film four sequels

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. "Avatar" director James Cameron said he still aims to make four sequels to the 2009 science-fiction blockbuster and is moving ahead with production while regulators review the proposed sale of 21st Century Fox's film studio to Walt Disney Co.

Apr 21 2018

'Exorcist' director Friedkin films the real thing in documentary

ROME William Friedkin, director of the 1973 classic film "The Exorcist", is dealing with the devil again but don't expect more twisting heads, levitating beds or spurts of green vomit. | Video

Apr 20 2018

Saudis flock to 'Black Panther' as first public cinema premieres

RIYADH Dozens of Saudi families flocked to the movies on Friday for the first time in almost 40 years after the lifting of a ban on a form of entertainment once deemed corrupting and un-Islamic.

Apr 20 2018

Bad-boy Von Trier returns to Cannes, 7 years after being expelled

LONDON Danish director Lars Von Trier will present a movie at Cannes next month for the first time since he was thrown out of the film festival seven years ago for saying he was a Nazi who sympathized with Adolf Hitler.

People Apr 19 2018

Amy Schumer says self-esteem, not size, rules in 'I Feel Pretty'

NEW YORK Comedian Amy Schumer has made a name for herself with her sharp wit and self-deprecating observations about romance, drinking and sex. | Video

People Apr 18 2018

'Mercury 13' chronicles women in 1960s who trained for space flight

LOS ANGELES When the filmmakers of "Mercury 13," a new documentary about American women who trained for space flight in the 1960s, set out to chronicle their little-known story, they had no inkling how current issues involving women would come into play.

Apr 19 2018

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