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HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama is applauding Sony Pictures Entertainment's decision to screen its film "The Interview" in a limited number of theaters. White House spokesman Eric Schultz says the decision by Sony and some theaters allows individuals to make their own...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Celebrities react to Sony's announcement Tuesday that it will release Seth Rogen and James Franco's embattled North Korean satire, "The Interview," in some theaters on Christmas. — "The people have spoken! Freedom has prevailed! Sony didn't give up! The...
"Unbroken" is a story about Louis Zamperini that seems to have little interest in Louis Zamperini. The film painstakingly details his harrowing wartime experience and every brutal assault against his person. But don't expect to walk away with a deep understanding of the Olympic...
NEW YORK (AP) — Sony Pictures Entertainment issued the following statement Tuesday on releasing 'The Interview' in a limited number of US movie theaters on Thursday: "We have never given up on releasing 'The Interview' and we're excited our movie will be in a number of theaters...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bill Cosby hasn't been "America's dad" for years. For some blacks, he is the cranky uncle complaining about young African Americans who, in his view, dress and behave in a way that drags down their race. The shift in perceptions of Cosby, from revered comedian...
CHICAGO (AP) — Jose Torres smiles as he thinks about how his 12-year-old daughter has embraced learning the same mariachi music he plays at home during a new Chicago Public Schools program that teaches the Mexican songs, linking the family's culture with the classroom. "She's...
FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) — The owner of an Iowa auto dealership is enjoying the sight of his classic car puttering around Portland, Oregon, with comedian Jerry Seinfeld behind the wheel. Those scenes on Seinfeld's digital show, "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee," stemmed from a...
NEW YORK (AP) — Salman Rushdie, Neil Gaiman and Tony Kushner are among the writers who signed a PEN American Center petition urging Sony Pictures to make "The Interview" widely available. Sony announced last week it had called off the scheduled Christmas release of the North...
FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) — The owner of an Iowa auto dealership is enjoying the sight of his classic car puttering around Portland, Oregon, with comedian Jerry Seinfeld behind the wheel. The Fort Dodge Messenger reports ( http://bit.ly/1vhYN4c ) that those scenes on Seinfeld's...