- Steve Coogan film at Berlin fest puts death penalty on trial Updated: Feb-13-16 7:39 am
LONDON - Is it possible to discuss an emotive topic like the death penalty with both passion and reason? Steve Coogan hopes so.
- Documentary "Fire at Sea" open at Berlin Film Festival Updated: Feb-13-16 6:53 am
BERLIN - The documentary "Fire at Sea," about the Italian island of Lampedusa where thousands of immigrants arrive in Europe, opens as one of two documentaries in competition for the Golden Bear award at the Berlin International Film Festival.
- Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center notes lack of Latino artists Updated: Feb-12-16 4:50 pm
SAN ANTONIO - At a time when diversity in the arts is making international headlines, the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center announced it will not host the CAM 2016 Perennial in March because it includes no Latino artists.
- Mick Jagger on Grammy nod for James Brown doc, Amy Winehouse Updated: Feb-12-16 12:55 pm
LOS ANGELES - Mick Jagger is getting Grammy love this year, but it's not for his music - it's for his film producing.
- WWE star Cena named honorary pace car driver for Daytona 500 Updated: Feb-12-16 11:55 am
DAYTONA BEACH, Florida - Wrestling star and actor John Cena will serve as the honorary pace car driver for the season-opening Daytona 500.
- Make them an offer they can't refuse: Puzo archive for sale Updated: Feb-12-16 9:48 am
BOSTON - Make them an offer they can't refuse and a massive collection of "The Godfather" author Mario Puzo's papers can be yours.
- George and Amal Clooney meet Merkel to discuss refugees Updated: Feb-12-16 9:19 am
BERLIN - Actor George Clooney and his lawyer wife Amal had a private meeting Friday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss the crisis in Syria and Europe's efforts to help refugees.
- Film made about 1977 crash that killed Evansville team Updated: Feb-12-16 4:00 am
EVANSVILLE, Indiana - A man who spent two years making a documentary about the 1977 plane crash that killed all members of the University of Evansville men's basketball team is looking to get the film widely distributed.
- Review: In 'How to Be Single,' a rom-com quest for me time Updated: Feb-11-16 2:44 pm
Momentarily untied from "50 Shades of Grey" and its planned sequels, Dakota Johnson is again looking for love in "How to Be Single," a mild and fittingly discombobulated ode to singlehood that plays like a "Sex and the City" spinoff.
- George Clooney hopes to meet Merkel to discuss refugees Updated: Feb-11-16 2:02 pm
BERLIN - Actor George Clooney says he plans to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss the situation in Syria, which has contributed to the surge in refugees coming to Europe over the past year.
- IMAX film 'National Parks Adventure' celebrates parks Updated: Feb-11-16 1:36 pm
A new IMAX movie debuts Friday, starring geysers, red rock canyons, mountaintops and redwood forests.
- 'Star Wars' producers charged over Harrison Ford accident Updated: Feb-11-16 11:20 am
LONDON - British health authorities announced Thursday they have issued criminal charges against the producers of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" over an on-set accident in which Harrison Ford broke his leg.
- Even before controversy, blacks cool to Oscars telecast Updated: Feb-11-16 11:05 am
NEW YORK - The largest black audience for the Academy Awards over the last dozen years came in 2005, when Chris Rock was host and Jamie Foxx and Morgan Freeman won the top male acting awards.
- Pakistani Oscar-nominated film tackles 'honor' killings Updated: Feb-11-16 10:46 am
KARACHI, Pakistan - When Saba Qaiser was 19 years old, her uncle and father shot her in the head, stuffed her in a bag and threw into a river to die. They said she had shamed her family when she married the boy of her choice.
- Preparing for the glittering BAFTA awards Updated: Feb-11-16 7:46 am
LONDON - The red carpet for the BAFTA Film Awards doesn't roll out until the weekend but behind the scenes preparations are well underway for the annual star-studded event in London.
- Apple co-founder is bringing us an even nerdier 'Comic Con' Updated: Feb-11-16 12:20 am
SAN FRANCISCO - Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak had a front row seat as the personal computer began to reshape society. So it made perfect sense to him to bring a convention meshing technology with pop culture to Silicon Valley.
- Review: 'Zoolander 2' tries a little too hard to up the ante Updated: Feb-10-16 4:05 pm
In case you don't follow the global fashion calendar, Fashion Week has just begun in New York, bringing with it a few nice clothes plus the usual over-the-top weirdness - bizarrely themed runway shows and front-row fashionistas teetering on stilt-like heels, swathed in feathers and smoothed out with dangerous doses of Botox.
- Donald Trump skewered in Funny or Die film Updated: Feb-10-16 2:52 pm
NEW YORK - In one of the more elaborate and unexpected spoofs of Donald Trump, Johnny Depp has joined the ranks of the combed-over, starring in a mock documentary released the morning after the GOP candidate's primary victory in New Hampshire.
- Jack Huston: The 'Ben-Hur' remake was an epic undertaking Updated: Feb-10-16 1:11 pm
NEW YORK - Jack Huston is surrounded by the undead in his new movie "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies," but this summer the stakes are even higher. He stars in the role made famous by Charlton Heston in a remake of "Ben-Hur."
- Ken Watanabe battling cancer but promises fans he'll be back Updated: Feb-10-16 8:18 am
TOKYO - Ken Watanabe, one of a handful of Japanese actors who has made it on the international stage, underwent surgery for stomach cancer. But he has beaten serious sickness before, having had leukemia more than 20 years ago.
- New adaptation of 'To Kill a Mockingbird' heads to Broadway Updated: Feb-10-16 6:49 am
NEW YORK - Harper Lee's classic novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" - and its now-somewhat sullied hero Atticus Finch - are heading to Broadway in a new adaptation written by Aaron Sorkin.
- AP Interview: Oscar-nominated auteur paints solitary spirit Updated: Feb-10-16 3:04 am
TOKYO - The coming-of-age story is familiar: A shy girl has problems fitting in and concocts an imaginary friend. The originality of the Oscar-nominated "When Marnie Was There" comes from how its hand-drawn images express the girl's inner torment.
- TV viewers choose Simpson over Madoff in crime stories Updated: Feb-09-16 5:38 pm
NEW YORK - In a television competition between notorious criminals, O.J. Simpson topped Bernard Madoff.
- With restraint, YouTube rolls out original programming Updated: Feb-09-16 3:06 pm
LOS ANGELES - Michael "Burnie" Burns hears a discrepancy.
- Love run: Los Angeles Marathon offers weddings for runners Updated: Feb-09-16 2:28 pm
LOS ANGELES - Love will be in the air at this weekend's Los Angeles Marathon.