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If ever there was a movie that needed a window to be opened, a blast of fresh air to be let in, it's Jason Reitman's "Men, Women & Children." The film, adapted from Chad Kultgen's novel, is about dreary faces in front of digital screens. A grim overview of the way the...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Floyd "Creeky" Creekmore, the world's oldest clown at age 98, has died in his Billings, Montana, home. Son Dave Creekmore says his father died Saturday night of complications from heart disease. The former rancher performed for the Shrine Circus and at...
The movie poster for "The Good Lie" features a smiling Reese Witherspoon, front and center. But, truth be told, neither Witherspoon nor her character is the film's star — not in the essential sense. The real stars are the Sudanese children at the bottom of the poster, their...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The average TV binge viewer is indulging in catch-up. When Anna Gunn dove headlong into the British crime drama "Broadchurch," it was homework. Gunn stars as police Detective Ellie Miller in Fox's "Gracepoint," an adaptation of the moodily gripping U.K. series...
NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Scarborough's next book will be personal. The "Morning Joe" host and former Republican congressman has a deal with Weinstein Books for a memoir scheduled to come out next fall. The publisher told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the book doesn't yet have...
NEW YORK (AP) — Hollywood's carefully controlled system of movie rollouts is officially under siege. Windowing — the practice of opening a movie first in theaters and then in other stages of home video, streaming and television release — has been under increasing pressure as...
NEW YORK (AP) — Vanessa Hudgens will be getting some help onstage in "Gigi" by a longtime phantom, a newsboy and former British nanny. Producers of the Broadway-bound revival said Tuesday that the cast will include Howard McGillin, a longtime title character in "The Phantom of...
NEW YORK (AP) — In the pilot episode of "Girls," Lena Dunham's character, Hannah, tells her parents that she believes she's meant to share her writing talent with others. "I think I may be the voice of my generation," her character said with a pause, "or at least the voice of a...
The predominant image throughout David Fincher's films, from the uncovered horrors of "Se7en" to the Machiavellian maneuverings of "House of Cards," has been a flashlight beam cutting through the dark. In his latest, the Gillian Flynn adaptation "Gone Girl," he shines it into...