War movies

March 01, 2018 - 7:12 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Walt Disney Company is shifting some film releases around including moving "Avengers: Infinity War" up one week and pushing the live-action "Mulan" back almost a year and a half. The studio says Thursday that "Avengers: Infinity War" will now hit theaters on April 27, 2018. "...
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The U.N. refugee agency's special envoy, actress Angelina Jolie kisses a Syrian child during her visit to the Zaatari Syrian Refugee Camp, in Mafraq, Jordan, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Raad Adayleh)
January 28, 2018 - 12:57 pm
ZAATARI REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan (AP) — Movie star Angelina Jolie visited a camp for Syrian refugees in Jordan on Sunday, calling for a political solution to Syria's long-running civil war and saying that "humanitarian aid is not a long-term solution." Children crowded around the U.S. actress as she...
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January 23, 2018 - 12:28 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The maker of the documentary "Last Men in Aleppo" has made Oscars history for his war-torn country, Syria. The 90-minute documentary is the first Syrian film to be nominated for an Academy Award. Firas Fayyad, the Syrian director and writer of the film who is also from Aleppo, called...
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January 09, 2018 - 3:47 am
LONDON (AP) — Cold War monster movie "The Shape of Water" leads the race for the British Academy Film Awards, the U.K. equivalent of the Oscars. Guillermo del Toro's fantastical thriller scored nominations Tuesday in 12 categories, including best picture and best director. Scorching tragicomedy "...
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November 24, 2017 - 10:32 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Armenia's foreign-language film submission to the Academy Awards for this year invites viewers to imagine a world without war, according to its director. Anahid Abad, the director of "Yeva," said at the Iranian premiere of her debut movie on Thursday, "The world without any war...
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FILE - In this July 28, 2017 file photo, Ken Burns poses for a portrait during the 2017 Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour in Beverly Hills, Calif. From the time it aired nearly 30 years ago, Ken Burns' Civil War documentary has been a popular sensation and subject of debate. Millions have watched the 11-hour film, which has shaped how many Americans view the war. But controversy remains over the film’s legacy, one revived last after White House Chief of Staff John Kelly said the war could have been avoided had there been more compromise. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
November 04, 2017 - 2:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — From the time it aired nearly 30 years ago, Ken Burns' Civil War documentary has been a popular sensation and subject of debate. The 11-hour, nine-part series premiered in September 1990 and became one of PBS' most widely seen educational programs, with some 40 million taking in at...
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October 29, 2017 - 3:00 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Relatives of a World War II veteran who died in a 1944 battle in the Netherlands that was part of an Allied campaign later depicted in the movie "A Bridge Too Far" have laid his remains to rest in central Illinois. Mourners gathered at Springfield's Camp Butler National...
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FILE - In this April 9, 1962 file photo, actor Ty Hardin arrives for the Academy Award presentations in Santa Monica, Calif. Hardin, a popular film and television actor who starred in the TV Western series “Bronco” and replaced Clint Walker in 1958 as the star of the TV show “Cheyenne, ” died Thursday at age 87. His widow, Carolyn Pampu Hardin, said that he had been in failing health. (AP Photo, File)
August 07, 2017 - 2:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Ty Hardin, a popular film and television actor who starred as the gunman Bronco Layne in the TV Western series "Bronco" and worked with Henry Fonda and Kirk Douglas among others, has died. A resident of Huntington Beach, California, Hardin died Thursday at age 87. His widow, Carolyn...
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August 07, 2017 - 2:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Ty Hardin, a popular film and television actor who starred in the TV Western series "Bronco" and worked with Henry Fonda and Kirk Douglas, has died. A resident of Huntington Beach, California, Hardin died Thursday at age 87. His widow, Carolyn Pampu Hardin, told The Associated Press...
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June 20, 2017 - 8:12 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — There's been a disturbance in the force and the young Han Solo film is suddenly without a director. Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy said Tuesday that the Star Wars spinoff is parting ways with directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller due to different creative visions on...
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