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"The Beguiled" is a strange and uncomfortable film in both of its iterations. Sofia Coppola's take is more nuanced than the 1971 original, with deeper insight into the ladies of Ms. Farnsworth's Seminary and perhaps not enough into the wounded soldier who disrupts their lives...
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Venus Ramey, a former Miss America who helped rally the nation during World War II and found renewed fame later in life by shooting out the tires of intruders at her Kentucky farm, has died. She was 92. The 1944 Miss America died Saturday, according to...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame plans to expand — into the House of the Rising Sun. The Cleveland-based museum has announced plans to create a permanent presence in Tokyo. A short-term exhibit will open in September. Hall of Fame President and CEO Greg Harris says...
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A former Miss America who helped rally the nation during World War II by selling millions of dollars' worth of war bonds and whose likeness graced the side of an airplane that rained bombs on the Nazis has died. Venus Ramey was 92. A funeral home in...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the Electric Daisy Carnival music festival that took place outside Las Vegas over the weekend (all times local): 12:10 p.m. A 34-year-old man died at the venue of the Electric Daisy Carnival over the weekend. The Clark County coroner's office on...
NEW YORK (AP) — The real-life fairy tale marriage of ballet stars Robert Fairchild and Tiler Peck is over. Representatives for the New York City Ballet principal dancers tell The Associated Press the couple is splitting: "We can confirm that Tiler and Robbie have decided to part...
NEW YORK (AP) — Comedy writer and performer Bill Dana, who won stardom in the 1950s and '60s with his character Jose Jimenez, has died. Dana died Thursday at his home in Nashville, Tennessee, according to Emerson College, his alma mater. He was 92. Early in his career, Dana...
NEW YORK (AP) — Kumail Nanjiani and Emily Gordon made tweaks here and there to the autobiographical "The Big Sick," a romantic comedy based on their own extraordinary romance. But the most unbelievable things are 100-percent true. Their relationship did, as in the film, evolve...
"Camino Island: a Novel" (Doubleday), by John Grisham The tale opens with a robbery and closes with a reconciliation. In between these bookends, "Camino Island" by John Grisham is populated with ruthless thieves, witty writers and enough intrigue to fill a bookstore's mystery...