Animation and comics

Jim Carrey participates in the "Kidding" panel during the Showtime Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at The Beverly Hilton hotel on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
August 07, 2018 - 10:07 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Jim Carrey says his cartoons pillorying the Trump administration are a civilized response to what he called an unfolding "nightmare." Carrey told a TV critics' meeting Monday that his sketches may veer into crassness but are a creative way to express his political...
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Angela Bassett, a cast member in the television series "9-1-1," waves to photographers at the FOX Summer TCA All-Star Party at Soho House West Hollywood, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, in West Hollywood, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
August 03, 2018 - 2:20 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — A roundup of news Thursday from the Television Critics Association summer meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs. APU IN THE SPOTLIGHT Creators of "The Simpsons" have the freedom to handle the show's depiction of...
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This image released by Fox shows the character Apu, an Indian shop owner featured on "The Simpsons," animated series. Fox says it trusts the creators of the series to handle the show's depiction of Apu, which has drawn fire as a racist stereotype. (Fox via AP)
August 02, 2018 - 4:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Creators of "The Simpsons" have the freedom to handle the show's depiction of Indian shop owner Apu in the right way for their show, a top Fox executive said Thursday. Apu, the Kwik-E-Mart clerk who has sold expired food and ripped off customers in the long-running animated Fox...
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In this photo provided by the Rosamond Gifford Zoo, twin red pandas huddle with each other at the zoo Tuesday, July 31, 2018 in Syracuse, N.Y. Belonging to an endangered species found in Asia, the male cubs, born on June 21, 2018, to the zoo's breeding pair of red pandas, mother Tabei and father Ketu, have been named Loofah and Doofah after characters in "The Land Before Time" animated dinosaur film series. (Rosamond Gifford Zoo via AP)
July 31, 2018 - 1:31 pm
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Officials at an upstate New York zoo have announced the birth of twin red pandas, an endangered species found in Asia. Onondaga County Executive Joanie Mahoney announced Tuesday that the male cubs were born at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo, in Syracuse, on June 21. Zookeepers have...
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Matt Groening, from left, Abbi Jacobson, Eric Andre and Josh Weinstein, cast members of the Netflix series "Disenchantment," pose for a photo during the Netflix portrait session at Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at The Beverly Hilton hotel on Sunday, July 29, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
July 29, 2018 - 10:12 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Matt Groening said his new adult cartoon series "Disenchantment" has a feminist component that sets it apart from his previous shows. Groening spoke to reporters about bringing fresh talent to the Netflix show at a Sunday panel for the Television Critics Association,...
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This image released by Paramount Pictures shows Tom Cruise in a scene from "Mission: Impossible - Fallout." (Chiabella James/Paramount Pictures and Skydance via AP)
July 29, 2018 - 3:17 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After six movies, 22 years, countless bruises and a broken ankle, Tom Cruise's death-defying "Mission: Impossible" stunts continue to pay off at the box office. "Mission: Impossible — Fallout" easily took the No. 1 spot on the domestic charts this weekend. Paramount Pictures...
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Ryan Reynolds attends the "Deadpool 2" panel on day three of Comic-Con International on Saturday, July 21, 2018, in San Diego. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
July 22, 2018 - 12:54 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Ryan Reynolds has made a triumphant return to San Diego Comic-Con Saturday to promote the release of a "Deadpool 2" extended cut. Speaking to a packed Hall H audience, Reynolds said that the first "Deadpool" was made because of the people in the room. The enthusiasm around footage...
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Jason Momoa, left, and Amber Heard attend the Warner Bros. Theatrical panel for "Aquaman" on day three of Comic-Con International on Saturday, July 21, 2018, in San Diego. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
July 21, 2018 - 5:33 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Warner Bros. brought out all the stops Saturday at Comic-Con with an army of stars, surprises and new footage from films like "Aquaman ," ''Shazam! " and even "Wonder Woman 1984," which is only three and a half weeks into production. Jason Momoa, Gal Gadot, Chris Pratt, Johnny Depp...
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July 20, 2018 - 10:19 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Director Ruben Fleischer says that there aren't really any heroes in the superhero movie "Venom," who is a grittier, more violent and more complicated character than his Marvel brethren. Comic-Con attendees got a look at footage from the upcoming Spider-Man spinoff Friday and heard...
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FILE- In this Jan. 11, 2017 file photo, director M. Night Shyamalan poses during a photo call for the movie "Split" in Milan, Italy, Shyamalan says he could have launched the trailer for “Glass” in front of the summer’s biggest movies in theaters, but that he wanted to hold it for Comic-Con. The filmmaker said Friday, July 20, 2018, at the annual comic book convention that he felt strongly that the Hall H audience should be the first to see it. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File)
July 20, 2018 - 9:09 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Director M. Night Shyamalan says he could have launched the trailer for "Glass" in front of the summer's biggest movies in theaters, but that he wanted to hold it for Comic-Con. The filmmaker said Friday at the annual comic book convention that he felt strongly that the Hall H...
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