- Spielberg to Harvard grads: Be the movie heroes of real life Updated: May-26-16 7:16 pm
CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts - In a world full of villains, Harvard University graduates must become the heroes, filmmaker Steven Spielberg told the 2016 class during a commencement address Thursday.
- Correction: Commencement Speaker Costs story Updated: May-26-16 4:53 pm
BOSTON - In a story May 20 on fees paid by colleges to commencement speakers, The Associated Press, relying on information from Rutgers University, reported erroneously that it had paid PBS journalist Bill Moyer $35,000 for an address. The university now says that Moyers had informed a school official before the ceremony that he would not accept the fee.
- Burt Kwouk, veteran of the 'Pink Panther' movies, dies at 85 Updated: May-24-16 11:15 am
LONDON - Burt Kwouk, an actor who played martial arts expert Cato in the comic "Pink Panther" films, has died. He was 85.
- Boston-area colleges to celebrate graduation ceremonies Updated: May-21-16 10:02 am
BOSTON - Several Boston-area colleges are preparing to celebrate their commencement ceremonies.
- Entering Hollywood, Kobe Bryant gets advice from Spielberg Updated: May-20-16 2:13 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, California - Kobe Bryant is getting advice from Steven Spielberg, J.J. Abrams and Jerry Bruckheimer as he redirects his competitive drive from professional basketball to his publishing and production company.
- Doris Kearns Goodwin wins Lincoln Prize, talks of leadership Updated: May-14-16 3:40 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin has received the Lincoln Leadership Prize.
- Spielberg says 'BFG' is closest he's come to 'a love story' Updated: May-14-16 12:15 pm
CANNES, France - Steven Spielberg, a giant in the world of cinema, landed at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday with his gentle Roald Dahl adaptation "The BFG."
- Disney's movie business is again playing a starring role Updated: May-10-16 5:04 pm
LOS ANGELES - The Magic Kingdom finally seems to be getting the hang of Hollywood magic.
- Cannes, on high alert, tries to balance security, festivity Updated: May-10-16 2:34 pm
CANNES, France - Coming six months after the Paris attacks in November, the 69th Cannes Film Festival has elevated security measures, swarming the French Riviera resort town with an increased police presence. But particular care has been made, festival organizers say, to preserving the spirit of the annual cinema celebration.
- 'Grey's Anatomy' star Jessica Capshaw has baby No. 4 Updated: May-10-16 10:35 am
"Grey's Anatomy" star Jessica Capshaw has announced the birth of her fourth child, a girl.
- In a France darkened by fear, Cannes hopes to supply light Updated: May-09-16 11:50 am
NEW YORK - The first time Jodie Foster came to the Cannes Film Festival, she did so as a co-star in Martin Scorsese's "Taxi Driver," and as a wide-eyed 13-year-old, soaking in the spectacle. "Taxi Driver" would go on to win the festival's prestigious Palme d'Or.
- Director tells British TV awards: 'Stand up and fight!' Updated: May-08-16 5:04 pm
DUBLIN - Rarely has an awards show begun on such a rousing note.
- In 'BFG,' Rylance takes on a new role: Spielberg regular Updated: Apr-28-16 10:05 am
NEW YORK - The first time Steven Spielberg offered a role to Mark Rylance, the actor said no. That was 30 years ago for "Empire of the Sun." Now, Rylance can't stop saying yes.
- Underdogs in summer movies include originality, opportunity Updated: Apr-27-16 1:56 pm
NEW YORK - Hollywood's summer, which kicks off with the fittingly combative "Captain America: Civil War," will be a season of struggle: for box office, for originality and for opportunity.