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FILE - In this July 9, 2018 file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives to court in New York. A New York judge has rejected Harvey Weinstein’s bid to throw out the most serious charges in his sexual assault case, dealing a big blow to the disgraced movie mogul as he sought to limit the scope of his looming trial and any potential punishment. The ruling made public Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019, clears the way for prosecutors to bolster their case with testimony from actress Anabella Sciorra who says Weinstein raped her in 1993 or 1994. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
December 03, 2019 - 3:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Imminent changes to New York’s criminal justice system are forcing Harvey Weinstein back into court a month before his sexual assault trial is set to start. Weinstein is due to appear Friday at a bail hearing necessitated by changes that go into effect Jan. 1. Weinstein has pleaded...
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Greta Gerwig, from left, Laura Dern and Noah Baumbach attend the Independent Filmmaker Project's 29th annual IFP Gotham Awards at Cipriani Wall Street on Monday Dec. 2, 2019, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
December 03, 2019 - 12:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Noah Baumbach’s “Marriage Story” was the resounding winner at the IFP Gotham Awards, taking four awards including best feature at the annual New York awards-season kickoff. By the end of the night on Monday, Baumbach, having long ago exhausted his one prepared speech, stood at the...
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This image released by Disney shows Elsa, voiced by Idina Menzel, from left, Anna, voiced by Kristen Bell, Kristoff, voiced by Jonathan Groff and Sven in a scene from the animated film, "Frozen 2." (Disney via AP)
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December 01, 2019 - 4:38 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Frozen 2” kept a wintry wind at its back in its second week, setting a Thanksgiving record with a whopping box office bounty, while newcomer “Knives Out” found its own broad audience. Disney’s new set of adventures for Anna, Elsa and Olaf brought in $85.3 million in the U.S. and...
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Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro flashes a thumbs up as he greets supporters after attending a Changing of the Guard at the Planalto Presidential Palace, in Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
November 29, 2019 - 8:51 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Without offering proof, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday said actor Leonardo DiCaprio had funded nonprofit groups that he claimed are partly responsible for fires in the Amazon this year. Bolsonaro’s remarks about the American actor were part of a wider government...
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This image released by Netflix shows Jonathan Pryce as Cardinal Bergoglio, right, and Anthony Hopkins as Pope Benedict in a scene from "The Two Popes." AARP has released nominations for its annual Movies for Grownups awards, which is designed to reward films that resonate with older viewers and fight industry ageism. AARP The Magazine on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019 nominated “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,” “Bombshell,” “Little Women,” “Marriage Story,” “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” “The Farewell,” “The Irishman” and “The Two Popes” for the best picture/best movie category. (Peter Mountain/Netflix via AP)
November 26, 2019 - 8:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A new batch of film nominations are out from an influential media organization — but superhero flicks and “Frozen 2” need not apply. AARP has released nominations for its annual Movies for Grownups awards, which is designed to reward films that resonate with older viewers and fight...
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November 25, 2019 - 11:38 am
LONDON (AP) — Two British cinema chains on Monday defended their decision to pull a film set among London street gangs after a brawl broke out at a movie theater where it was showing. Showcase Cinemas and Vue said they would no longer screen “Blue Story,” which centers on two friends who find...
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This image released by Disney shows Elsa, voiced by Idina Menzel, from left, Anna, voiced by Kristen Bell, Kristoff, voiced by Jonathan Groff and Sven in a scene from the animated film, "Frozen 2." (Disney via AP)
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November 24, 2019 - 4:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Six years after “Frozen” kicked up a pop-culture blizzard, the sequel to Elsa, Anna and Olaf’s adventures snowed-in the box office with an estimated $127 million debut domestically and $350.2 million worldwide, according to studio estimates Sunday. The opening for the Walt Disney Co...
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Taiwanese director Ang Lee poses on the red carpet at the 56th Golden Horse Awards in Taipei, Taiwan, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019. Lee is the guest at this year's Golden Horse Awards, one of the Chinese-language film industry's biggest annual events. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)
November 24, 2019 - 5:48 am
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese filmmaker Ang Lee says China’s boycott of Taiwan’s Golden Horse film awards demonstrates how politics can take its toll on the arts. Beijing’s order to give Saturday night’s awards show the cold shoulder was part of its campaign to rachet up economic and political...
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This image released by Apple TV Plus shows, from left, Nicholas Hoult, Samuel L. Jackson and Anthony Mackie in a scene from “The Banker." Apple has canceled the premiere of one of the tech company’s first original films, “The Banker” the day before it was to debut at Los Angeles’ AFI Film Festival. In a statement Wednesday, Apple said that it learned of “some concerns” surrounding “The Banker” and that it needs “some time to look into these matters.” An Apple spokesperson declined to elaborate. (Apple TV Plus via AP)
November 22, 2019 - 5:13 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Apple has delayed the theatrical release of its first original film, “The Banker” amid misconduct allegations against one of the film’s co-producers. A person familiar with the plans who was not authorized to discuss them publicly confirmed Friday that the film’s Dec. 6 release...
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This image released by A24 shows Adam Sandler in a scene from "Uncut Gems." The Safdie brothers’ Diamond District crime film “Uncut Gems” and Robert Eggers’ fever-dream period tale “The Lighthouse” lead the 35th annual Film Independent Spirit Awards with five nominations each. The Spirit Awards will be held Feb. 8, the day before the Academy Awards. (A24 via AP)
November 21, 2019 - 6:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Josh and Benny Safdie’s Diamond District crime film “Uncut Gems” and Robert Eggers’ fever-dream period tale “The Lighthouse” led the 35th annual Film Independent Spirit Awards with five nods each, in nominations announced Thursday in Los Angeles. The Spirit Awards, which honor films...
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