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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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March 13, 2017 - 11:32 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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This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows a scene from, "Kong: Skull Island." (Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)
March 12, 2017 - 3:26 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was a battle of the beasts at the box office this weekend, and King Kong emerged as the definitive victor over Wolverine. According to studio estimates Sunday, "Kong: Skull Island" amassed $61 million in its first weekend in theaters, surpassing expectations and easily beating...
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This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows a scene from, "Kong: Skull Island." (Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)
March 12, 2017 - 1:32 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was a battle of the beasts at the box office this weekend, and King Kong emerged as the definitive victor over Wolverine. According to studio estimates Sunday, "Kong: Skull Island" amassed $61 million in its first weekend in theaters, surpassing expectations and easily beating...
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American actor Richard Gere speaks during a press conference at the Israeli premiere of the "Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer" movie, in Jerusalem, Thursday, March 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty)
March 12, 2017 - 5:00 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Richard Gere has lashed out at Israel over its settlements in territory that Palestinians want for a state. The "Pretty Woman" star came to Jerusalem for the local premiere of a new film by Israeli writer-director Joseph Cedar in which he stars. A story in Sunday's Haaretz...
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This image released by Twentieth Century Fox shows Hugh Jackman from the film, "Logan." (Ben Rothstein/Twentieth Century Fox via AP)
March 05, 2017 - 2:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The R-rated "X-Men" spinoff "Logan" slashed into the weekend box office, opening with a massive $85.3 million in North American theaters, according to studio estimates Sunday, while best-picture winner "Moonlight" got a significant, if far from superhero-sized, Oscar bump. The debut...
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