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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Many journalists who have written feature profiles of public figures will have experienced that light-bulb moment, once the cautious mutual-assessment phase is concluded and you start digging for the meat, when the subject perhaps casually reveals some...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The End of The Tour" is the story of two Davids meeting at a crossroads. One, acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace, is at the peak of his success. The other, fellow writer David Lipsky, isn't unsuccessful, but idly longs for Wallace's talent and fame while...
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A fugitive has been arrested after federal agents saw his photo in a Washington state newspaper that ran a story about a low-budget horror movie. The News Tribune reports ( http://bit.ly/1JqhmOs ) that 44-year-old Jason Stange, a convicted bank robber, plays...
MOSCOW (AP) — Local news reports say Ukraine has banned actor Gerard Depardieu from entering the country for five years. Depardieu in 2013 took Russian citizenship in a bid to escape high taxes in his native France. He has recently attracted the anger of Ukrainian authorities by...
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia helped Angelina Jolie become a film superstar and start a family. To tell the stories of people in the country that touched her, she is directing a Netflix film on location based on a memoir of the country's 1970s holocaust under the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Toronto International Film Festival has announced a star-studded lineup for its 40th annual event, including anticipated performances from Matt Damon, Johnny Depp, Julianne Moore, and Bryan Cranston. Ridley Scott's "The Martian," starring Damon and Jessica...
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — James L. White, who wrote the screenplay for "Ray," the 2004 movie about singer Ray Charles, has died in California. He was 67. His attorney, Matthew Saver, says in a statement that White died Thursday from cancer at his home in Santa Monica. "Ray"...
The great American family road trip seems, in the 32 years since we first met the Griswolds, as antiquated a concept as ever. Middle class families fly now — device enabled, efficiency obsessed and always aware of the outside world. Families flew in 1983, too, of course. "...
NEW YORK (AP) — The modern comedy remake is among the most laughable of movie genres. In Hollywood's reboot frenzy, the movie industry has increasingly turned to reviving classic comedies, only to find that few things are harder to rekindle than the elusive elements — Bill...