Some of Tony Soprano's memorable lines
2013-06-20 04:35:26 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — Some memorable lines spoken by the late James Gandolfini as Tony Soprano in "The Sopranos":
—"You know my feelings: Every day is a gift. It's just, does it have to be a pair of socks?"
—"What kind of (expletive) human being a...
'Man of Steel' takes flight with $125M debut
2013-06-16 17:35:07 UTC
"Man of Steel" leaped over box office expectations in a single weekend.
The Warner Bros. superhero film earned $113 million in its opening weekend at the box office, according to studio estimates Sunday.
The Superman tale starring Henr...
'The Purge' scares up $36.4 million at box office
2013-06-09 17:51:48 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — The suspense thriller "The Purge" topped the weekend box office with a shocking $36.4 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.
The Universal film starring Ethan Hawke nearly doubled industry expectations, as audiences fl...
'Internship' film focuses on Google's good side
2013-06-05 04:31:55 UTC
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — This scene isn't in the movie, but it might have been fitting if "The Internship" had ended with stars Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson wearing ruby red shoes while clicking their heels and dreamily whispering, "There's no p...
Does 'After Earth' end reign of Mr. Box Office?
2013-06-04 05:29:04 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It used to be that if a summer flick starred Will Smith, it was a guaranteed moneymaker: First place at the box office, maybe a franchise in the making.
But the 44-year-old actor's latest film opened with a thud.
Pitt says Muse provides perfect soundtrack to film
2013-06-04 05:22:03 UTC
LONDON (AP) — Brad Pitt wants the music for "World War Z" to be much more than a footnote.
Pitt says that while making the zombie flick, out on June 21, he wanted the film's soundtrack to have songs reminiscent of those made for "The Ex...
Jolie joins Pitt at 'World War Z' London premiere
2013-06-03 04:48:53 UTC
LONDON (AP) — Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie stepped out together Sunday at the premiere of zombie thriller "World War Z" — Jolie's first public appearance since announcing last month that she had undergone a double mastectomy.
The couple sai...
'Fast 6' hangs onto first place at box office
2013-06-03 04:42:17 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With its supercharged muscle cars, "Fast & Furious 6" raced to first place at the box office for the second consecutive weekend.
The Universal Pictures release is expected to add another $34.5 million to its North Ameri...
Cinema's colorful wildlife on view at Cannes
2013-05-28 04:35:40 UTC
CANNES, France (AP) — "Look at these people, this wildlife."
As the partying journalist of Paolo Sorrentino's "The Great Beauty," Toni Servillo was surveying Rome's colorful nightlife, but he might as well have been contemplating the Cann...
'Blue is the Warmest Color' is Cannes' Palme d'Or
2013-05-27 04:58:32 UTC
CANNES, France (AP) — The tender, sensual lesbian romance "Blue is the Warmest Color: The Life of Adele" won the hearts of the 66th Cannes Film Festival, taking its top honor, the Palme d'Or.
The jury, headed by Steven Spielberg, took the...
'Fast' races past 'Hangover' at weekend box office
2013-05-27 04:55:46 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's a blowout at the box office.
"Fast & Furious 6" is revving past "The Hangover Part III" in the No. 1 position at the Memorial Day weekend box office.
Universal Pictures' sixth installment of its muscle car fr...
Affleck gets honorary doctorate from Brown
2013-05-27 04:16:58 UTC
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Academy Award-winning actor and director Ben Affleck has received one of six honorary doctorate degrees from Brown University.
Affleck was among artists, writers, scientists and educators to receive the degrees from t...
Actor Tyler Perry donates $100K to Ohio schools
2013-05-26 16:26:30 UTC
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Filmmaker and actor Tyler Perry has surprised middle school students in Ohio by showing up at a musical concert and donating $100,000 to help student athletes in the city's South-Western schools.
The Columbus Dispatch (h...
Cannes to close with a nail-biter ending
2013-05-26 15:59:50 UTC
CANNES, France (AP) — Steven Spielberg will close out the 66th Cannes Film Festival with a nail-biter of a finale.
The festival's top award, the prestigious Palme d'Or, will be handed out to one of 20 films in competition Sunday night in ...
JC Chandor gains a Cannes hit with 'All Is Lost'
2013-05-25 05:56:57 UTC
CANNES, France (AP) — J.C. Chandor may just have saved someone's life during an interview in Cannes.
The director who put Robert Redford in a struggle for survival as a capsized sailor in "All Is Lost" is talking about mortality when a gust...
Seen and heard at the Cannes Film Festival
2013-05-25 05:55:52 UTC
CANNES, France (AP) — Associated Press journalists open their notebooks at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.
LIBERACE'S POODLE IS TOP DOG AT CANNES
Canine glamour was honored Friday in Cannes, with pampered poodle Baby Boy from Steven Sod...
Glitzy amfAR raises $25 million, goes to space
2013-05-25 05:51:06 UTC
CAP D'ANTIBES, France (AP) — With an apt rendition of "Gold-finger," singing legend Shirley Bassey roused celebrity-revelers to dig deep into their pockets at the 20th amfAR gala in the Cap D'Antibes Thursday, helping to raise an estimated $...
At Cannes' movie palace, talk of TV's rise
2013-05-25 05:46:26 UTC
CANNES, France (AP) — The annual Cannes festival on the French Riviera is the grandest platform in the world for the highest ambitions of film, a place where the art form is worshipped with wild passion and adoring reverence. Movies are proj...
Steely Cotillard shines in 'The Immigrant'
2013-05-25 05:09:07 UTC
CANNES, France (AP) — Academy award-winner Marion Cotillard gave her all and even learned another language to play a Polish woman struggling with the realities of 1920s New York in James Gray's terse offering, "The Immigrant."
Gold becomes a theme at glitzy Cannes amfAR gala
2013-05-21 04:52:05 UTC
There's always glitz and glamour at Cannes, France, during its annual film festival, and it's no different this year. But there's still a heavy infusion of gold to come this week at Thursday's amfAR gala, which will treat its celebrity gue...
'Trek' does $70.6M but falls short of studio hopes
2013-05-19 17:29:13 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Star Trek: Into Darkness" has warped its way to a $70.6 million domestic launch from Friday to Sunday, though it's not setting any light-speed records with a debut that's lower than the studio's expectations.
Cannes helps actors Bejo and Rahim cross borders
2013-05-19 16:48:54 UTC
CANNES, France (AP) — The magic and glamour of Cannes can be hard to spot on a day when rain is lashing the palm trees, roiling the gray Mediterranean and pooling in puddles along the Croisette.
But the world's leading film festival ca...
A Native American tale with international pedigree
2013-05-18 16:00:23 UTC
CANNES, France (AP) — It took an international production starring a Puerto Rican and a Frenchman to bring the Native American tale "Jimmy P.: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian" to the big screen.
The film, an English language one from F...
Julianne Moore: 'bad Mom' role is her antithesis
2013-05-16 18:19:06 UTC
CANNES, France (AP) — Julianne Moore sometimes identifies with the characters she plays but when it came to playing a bad mother in "What Maisie Knew," she couldn't relate.
In the recently released film, Moore portrays a rock-star mom goi...
US judge in Ore. dismisses movie pirating lawsuit
2013-05-15 07:17:04 UTC
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a movie company's Internet piracy complaint against 34 Oregonians, saying the company was unfairly using the court's subpoena power in a "reverse class-action suit" to save on legal expenses and...