- How Atlanta became the Hollywood of the South Updated: Aug-29-15 5:05 pm
ATLANTA - The city is on fire.
- Texan recalls time 70 years ago as POW during WWII Updated: Aug-29-15 1:26 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas - A gold-framed black-and-white photo shows a smiling man in an Army Air Forces uniform, his cheeks still chubby with youth.
- Marshall professor making anti-discrimination film Updated: Aug-29-15 9:41 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - When Syrian immigrant George Rashid traveled to the United States in 1901, he arrived envisioning a life of prosperity and limitless opportunity.
- Film on BBQ history in Alabama set to premiere next month Updated: Aug-29-15 5:05 am
A documentary film highlighting the history of barbecue in the state will premiere next month.
- Attorney: Robin Williams' bikes are an issue in estate fight Updated: Aug-28-15 3:19 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - A legal fight over late actor Robin Williams' possessions includes his large bicycle collection, artwork, books and other items worth millions of dollars, an attorney for his widow said Friday.
- Movie debuting about abused dog named 'Gucci' Updated: Aug-28-15 9:11 am
FLORENCE, Alabama - Doug James smiles when reminiscing about his "rock star" best friend.
- TV academy, actors union toast diversity at pre-Emmy party Updated: Aug-28-15 5:11 am
BEVERLY HILLS, California - With hit shows like "Empire," ''black-ish" and "How to Get Away With Murder," diversity is the new normal in TV.
- 'Magnificent Seven' remake to film around New Mexico Updated: Aug-28-15 5:02 am
SANTA FE, New Mexico - A remake of the "The Magnificent Seven" starring Denzel Washington and Chris Pratt will be filming throughout New Mexico.
- 'We Are Your Friends' director schooled by MTV's 'Catfish' Updated: Aug-28-15 1:14 am
NEW YORK - Fans of MTV's "Catfish: The TV Show" may notice something familiar in the new film "We Are Your Friends."
- Gregory's work to impress Cowboys now showing on field, too Updated: Aug-27-15 4:57 pm
OXNARD, California - At times this summer, Randy Gregory would sign autographs and give interviews until Dallas team personnel had to just about pull him off the field during training camp.
- Student Academy Award winners to spend a week in Hollywood Updated: Aug-27-15 4:20 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, California - Fifteen aspiring filmmakers have already caught the attention of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
- Lee, Rowlands, Reynolds to receive honorary Academy Awards Updated: Aug-27-15 3:55 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, California - Spike Lee, Gena Rowlands and Debbie Reynolds are the season's first Oscar winners.
- Antonio Banderas swaps film for fashion with college stint Updated: Aug-27-15 12:21 pm
LONDON - Antonio Banderas has swapped film for fashion, at least temporarily.
- Cate Blanchett to be honored at London Film Festival Updated: Aug-27-15 12:12 pm
LONDON - Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett will receive a major career honor at this year's London Film festival, where two of her latest films are screening.
- David Oyelowo talks Emmy nomination after Oscar snub Updated: Aug-27-15 11:31 am
NEW YORK - David Oyelowo, who played the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in the film "Selma," says there's an interesting upside to not getting an Oscar nomination.
- Film about town versus white supremacist showing in state Updated: Aug-27-15 10:43 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - An award-winning documentary about a small North Dakota town's struggle to block a white supremacist from establishing an Aryan enclave on their doorsteps will be shown in theaters in the state next month.
- New pals Lawrence and Schumer writing a comedy together Updated: Aug-26-15 6:31 pm
NEW YORK - Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer aren't just riding jet skis together. They're making a movie.
- Theater sees record sales after Kevin Bacon announcement Updated: Aug-26-15 6:28 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - A Connecticut theater in Hartford says it had its highest sales day in its 52-year history after announcing Kevin Bacon will star in a stage adaptation of the story that inspired Alfred Hitchcock's 1954 classic film "Rear Window."
- Robert Redford takes a walk through his classic buddy roles Updated: Aug-26-15 1:47 pm
LOS ANGELES - When Robert Redford first acquired the film rights to Bill Bryson's memoir "A Walk in the Woods," he knew exactly who he wanted to play his Appalachian Trail hiking comrade: Paul Newman.
- Review: 'Metal Gear Solid V' a technical, tactical marvel Updated: Aug-26-15 11:31 am
In an early mission in "Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain" (Konami, for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PC, $59.99), the player is tasked with assassinating a corrupt colonel who's up to no good. While such a chore is standard fare for a video game, "Phantom Pain" provides dozens of ways to off the military leader.
- 'Forrest Gump' actor to play Fort Campbell concert Updated: Aug-26-15 4:04 am
FORT CAMPBELL, Kentucky - Actor Gary Sinise is performing with his band at a free concert for Fort Campbell soldiers and their families next month.
- Review: 'No Escape' is taut but deeply troubled Updated: Aug-25-15 10:25 pm
Not since Saigon in the 1970s has an American operation in Southeast Asia been as ill-conceived as "No Escape," a taut, well-made and entirely dubious thriller.
- Review: 'Zachariah' a drama about last 3 people on Earth Updated: Aug-25-15 6:28 pm
LOS ANGELES - A powder-keg plot setup triggers an underwhelming display of dramatic fireworks in "Z for Zachariah," a post-apocalyptic survival tale propelled by male-female emotional dynamics. Set in a remote valley spared from radioactive contamination after a presumed global catastrophe, the film from director Craig Zobel effectively sets all its surface parts in motion but, crucially, doesn't sufficiently develop the turbulent undercurrent of tension and intrigue that are called for in the hothouse circumstances. This, despite the solid efforts of the only actors in the piece, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Margot Robbie and Chris Pine.
- Review: 'We Are Your Friends' an entertaining musical romp Updated: Aug-25-15 4:55 pm
Part electronic dance music tutorial and part love letter to Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley, "We Are Your Friends" is a surprisingly accessible and sweet story of a group of friends standing on the cusp of adulthood with big ambition and little direction.
- Ukrainian filmmaker sentenced to 20 years by Russian court Updated: Aug-25-15 1:11 pm
ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia - A Russian military court convicted a prominent Ukrainian filmmaker on Tuesday of conspiring to commit terror attacks and sentenced him to 20 years in prison in what critics called a politically motivated show trial.