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- Steve Martin reflects on his career as he receives AFI honor Updated: May-29-15 12:32 pm
LOS ANGELES - In the early 1980s, when Steve Martin was a fledgling movie star, he recalls attending the American Film Institute's celebration of Frank Capra and how Hollywood glitterati swirled around the Oscar-winning filmmaker.
- Gordon-Levitt has high hopes for impact of 'Snowden' Updated: May-29-15 8:46 am
LOS ANGELES - Joseph Gordon-Levitt has big expectations for the impact of "Snowden."
- Few major films shot in California, study shows Updated: May-29-15 6:15 am
LOS ANGELES - A report shows that despite California acting as the backdrop for blockbusters this year, very few were filmed in the state.
- Production of movie 'American Honey' planned for Oklahoma Updated: May-29-15 3:11 am
OKLAHOMA CITY - Producers of the feature film "American Honey" say they plan to make the movie in Oklahoma.
- 'Friday' actor-comedian Reynaldo Rey dies at 75 Updated: May-28-15 10:17 pm
LOS ANGELES - Reynaldo Rey, the actor-comedian who appeared in such films as "Friday" and "White Men Can't Jump," has died. He was 75.
- Judge closes book on last Lindsay Lohan criminal case in LA Updated: May-28-15 4:19 pm
LOS ANGELES - For the first time in nearly eight years, Lindsay Lohan is not on probation.
- Review: Say goodbye, not hello, to Cameron Crowe's 'Aloha' Updated: May-28-15 3:20 pm
Cameron Crowe loves a good failure story, and specifically what happens after a disastrous fall from the top. If Crowe were a character in his own film, the fiasco of "Aloha," and nearly all of his post-"Almost Famous" movies, would provide the perfect intro.
- Bill Irwin proud that 'Show Boat' will sail on movie screens Updated: May-28-15 2:20 pm
NEW YORK - If you missed the production of "Show Boat" in San Francisco last summer, you missed something big - 65 singers, actors and dancers onstage and some 47 musicians in the orchestra pit.
- English resort sees crime fall after mankini clampdown Updated: May-28-15 10:41 am
LONDON - It was one small ban for mankinis, one giant step for an English seaside resort town.
- David Oyelowo creates a tortured soul in HBO's 'Nightingale' Updated: May-28-15 8:33 am
LOS ANGELES - HBO's "Nightingale" is a small film with an indelibly big performance by David Oyelowo, who plays an emotionally damaged man losing himself further after a spasm of off-camera violence.
- Review: Bujalski bulks up with a starrier cast in 'Results' Updated: May-27-15 6:29 pm
In Andrew Bujalski's directorial debut "Funny Ha Ha" - the film often cited as the first "mumblecore" movie - its aimless protagonist Marnie, recently graduated from college, writes a to-do list charming in its modest ambition: "Make friends with Jackie." ''Learn to play chess?" ''Fitness initiative!"
- Natalie Portman urges new Harvard graduates to take chances Updated: May-27-15 5:17 pm
CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts - Natalie Portman advised graduating Harvard seniors Wednesday to use their inexperience to their advantage, saying she has learned that taking calculated risks can lead to life-changing rewards.
- Review: Dwayne comes to the rescue, but he forgot the script Updated: May-27-15 4:07 pm
It's sure been a rough year for Hollywood. First there was the stinging Sony hacking scandal. And now we have the humbling image of the Hollywood letters themselves toppling to the ground, as most of California is pulverized by an earthquake - make that earthquakes, plural - in "San Andreas."
- Danielle Brooks heading to Broadway in 'The Color Purple' Updated: May-27-15 1:11 pm
NEW YORK - Actress Danielle Brooks is going from orange to purple - jumping from "Orange Is the New Black" on TV to a Broadway stage in the upcoming "The Color Purple" revival.
- The Rock faces off against the Big One in 'San Andreas' Updated: May-27-15 12:10 pm
LOS ANGELES - Dwayne Johnson has played his share of outsized heroes over the years. His characters have taken down crazed criminals and evil empires. He's crushed an army of fire ants with his chin. He's even flexed his way out of a plaster cast.
- Documentary photographer Mary Ellen Mark dies in NY at 75 Updated: May-26-15 10:16 pm
NEW YORK - Documentary photographer Mary Ellen Mark, called "a snake charmer of the soul" for her gift of capturing searing images of human vulnerability, has died at age 75.
- $19M in film incentives to retire bonds for Pontiac studio Updated: May-26-15 6:23 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Lawmakers are allocating most of $25 million in funding for Michigan's movie incentives program to resolve debt that the state owes for a film studio in Pontiac.
- Author of Pamela Smart-inspired book asks for her parole Updated: May-26-15 1:43 pm
MANCHESTER, New Hampshire - An author whose book "To Die For" was inspired by the Pamela Smart case is asking the governor to consider parole.
- Agent: 'Lawrence of Arabia' star Omar Sharif has Alzheimer's Updated: May-25-15 6:01 pm
LOS ANGELES - Legendary "Lawrence of Arabia" actor Omar Sharif is battling Alzheimer's disease, his agent Steve Kenis confirmed to The Associated Press on Monday.
- Fashion's greatest hits, misses on the Cannes red carpet Updated: May-25-15 4:26 pm
CANNES, France - Cannes' red carpet can be as kind as it is cruel when it comes to fashion.
- Bill aims to expand Nevada's film tax credit to $20M a year Updated: May-25-15 12:46 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada lawmakers are considering expanding the state's film tax credit program after it was gutted to help attract Tesla to the state.
- The movies that will keep buzzing after Cannes Updated: May-25-15 8:40 am
CANNES, France - The Cannes Film Festival is a grand hierarchy with strictly defined elevations of movies and media access, where films are met by high praise or lowly boos. And so there was a strange fittingness that the scandal of the 68th Cannes Film Festival, where all status is measured, came down to the importance of a few inches.
- France touts Cannes prizes as vindication for film subsidies Updated: May-25-15 7:35 am
PARIS - France's president says his country's strong showing at this year's Cannes film festival is no accident - suggesting it's partly thanks to government subsidies.
- Some Native Hawaiians disapprove of 'Aloha' movie title Updated: May-25-15 6:52 am
HONOLULU - Some Native Hawaiians disapprove of the name of a movie filmed and set in Hawaii, saying that titling it "Aloha" is a disrespectful misappropriation of culture and simplifies a word that's rich with meaning.