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FILE - In this Tuesday, June 25, 2013, file photo, Director of Opera, The Royal Opera House, Kasper Holten, speaks during an interview with Associated Press in London. Holten’s Covent Garden tenure had a controversial ending on Sunday, March 19, 2017, moving Wagner’s “Die Meistersinger” to a London men’s club and having the soprano run away horrified when her beloved Walther accepts the male-dominated society of her father. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
March 20, 2017 - 10:35 am
LONDON (AP) — Kasper Holten concluded 5 1/2 years as director of opera at Covent Garden with a shocker: Instead of a happy ending to Wagner's "Die Meistersinger von Nuernberg," Eva runs offstage in tears, horrified that her beloved Walther has accepted the male-dominated society of her father...
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This image released by Disney shows Dan Stevens as The Beast, left, and Emma Watson as Belle in a live-action adaptation of the animated classic "Beauty and the Beast." (Disney via AP)
March 19, 2017 - 3:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Disney's live-action "Beauty" was a beast at the box office, opening with an estimated $170 million in North American ticket sales and setting a new high mark for family movies. "Beauty and the Beast" blew past the previous record-holder for G- or PG-rated releases, according to...
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This image released by Disney shows Dan Stevens as The Beast, left, and Emma Watson as Belle in a live-action adaptation of the animated classic "Beauty and the Beast." (Disney via AP)
March 19, 2017 - 11:48 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Disney's live-action "Beauty" was a beast at the box office, opening with an estimated $170 million in North American ticket sales and setting a new high mark for family movies. According to studio estimates Sunday, "Beauty and the Beast" blew past the previous record-holder for G-...
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FILE- In this June 22, 2016 file photo, actress Ellen Page arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Into the Forest" at the Arclight Hollywood. Page will reprise her pregnant-teen role in "Juno" on April 8, 2017, during an all-female live reading of the film to mark its 10th anniversary and to benefit Planned Parenthood, according to Entertainment Weekly. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
March 18, 2017 - 1:00 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ellen Page will reprise her pregnant-teen role in "Juno" during an all-female live reading of the film to mark its 10th anniversary and to benefit Planned Parenthood, according to Entertainment Weekly. The creators will stage the reading April 8 at the Theatre at Ace Hotel in Los...
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March 18, 2017 - 12:40 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ellen Page will reprise her pregnant-teen role in "Juno" during an all-female live reading of the film to mark its 10th anniversary and to benefit Planned Parenthood, according to Entertainment Weekly. The creators will stage the reading April 8 at the Theatre at Ace Hotel in Los...
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Mexican director Alfonso Cuaron answers questions during a press conference following the end of filming of his new movie "Roma," in Mexico City, Tuesday, March 14, 2017. "Roma," a family drama set in the 1970s, marks the first time the Oscar-winning director has filmed in his home country since 2001's "Y tu mama tambien." (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
March 15, 2017 - 12:01 am
MEXICO CITY (AP) — For Oscar-winning director Alfonso Cuaron, returning to film in his native Mexico was an itch that took 16 years to finally scratch. Ever since Cuaron found international success with the movie "Y Tu Mama Tambien," commitment after commitment, among them "Children of Men" and "...
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People wait in queue to counter inside cinema at shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. Walt Disney has shelved the release of its new movie "Beauty and the Beast" in mainly Muslim Malaysia, even though film censors said Tuesday it had been approved with a minor cut involving a "gay moment." (AP Photo/Daniel Chan)
March 14, 2017 - 9:49 pm
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Walt Disney shelved the release of its new movie "Beauty and the Beast" in mainly Muslim Malaysia after refusing to cut a gay scene to mollify film censors. The studio said late Tuesday that the film "has not been and will not be cut" for release in Malaysia...
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March 14, 2017 - 4:02 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jack Harris, who cemented his place in Hollywood history by producing the 1958 horror film "The Blob," has died. His daughter, Lynda Resnick, says Harris died of natural causes Tuesday at his home in Beverly Hills surrounded by family. He was 98. Born in Philadelphia and a...
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FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2017, file photo, actor Josh Gad, left, who plays manservant LeFou and Luke Evans who plays villain Gaston, pose during a promotional event for the movie "Beauty and the Beast", in Paris. Walt Disney has shelved the release of its new movie "Beauty and the Beast" in mainly Muslim Malaysia, even though film censors said Tuesday, March 14, 2017, it had been approved with a minor cut involving a "gay moment" between two characters in the film. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
March 13, 2017 - 11:49 pm
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Walt Disney has shelved the release of its new movie "Beauty and the Beast" in mainly Muslim Malaysia, even though film censors said Tuesday it had been approved with a minor cut involving a "gay moment." The country's two main cinema chains said the movie, due for to...
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March 13, 2017 - 11:44 pm
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Walt Disney has shelved the release of its new movie "Beauty and the Beast" in mainly Muslim Malaysia, even though film censors said Tuesday it had been approved with a minor cut involving a "gay moment. The country's two main cinema chains said the movie, due for to...
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