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UK comedy 'Blithe Spirit' makes a lovely landing in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – British love drama "Blithe Spirit" featuring Judi Dench and Downton Abbey's Dan Stevens opens Friday (Jan. 8) in Taiwan. Directed by Edward Hall and starr...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Oct. 10, the 284th day of 2020. There are 82 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 1...

Hollywood evolves during pandemic with drive-in premiere

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dave Franco says the drive-in premiere for his directorial debut was “perfect” but admittedly “a little weird.” The 35-year-old actor found himself at the center o...

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Today in History Today is Thursday, Oct. 10, the 283rd day of 2019. There are 82 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 10, ...

Review: Portman's 'Lucy in the Sky' is an interesting mess

The words "inspired by real events" are some of the first you see on screen in "Lucy in the Sky ." But that loose tie to reality becomes more of a noose than a help for the story that director Noah Ha...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 6-12

Oct. 6: Actress Britt Ekland is 77. Singer Millie Small is 73. Singer-guitarist Thomas McClary (The Commodores) is 70. Singer Kevin Cronin of REO Speedwagon is 68. Guitarist David Hidalgo of Los Lobos...

Michelle Williams returns to TV as dancer Gwen Verdon

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A roundup of news from the Television Critics Association winter meeting, where TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs. ...

FX's 'Legion' to wrap after season 3 in 'natural place'

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The creator of FX's "Legion" said the time has come to end the series. Noah Hawley said the drama had arrived at a "natural place" to conclude the story of Da...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Oct. 10, the 283rd day of 2018. There are 82 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 10,...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Oct. 10, the 283rd day of 2017. There are 82 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 10, 1...

Review: In 'Colossal,' the inner monsters are literal

The Spanish director Nacho Vigalondo makes funny, fantastical, Frankenstein-like films that playfully combine small-scale with big-concept. His 2011 film "Extraterrestrial" is a romantic comedy center...

'Beauty and the Beast' debut weekend earnings revised up

NEW YORK (AP) — Disney's live-action "Beauty and the Beast" was an even bigger hit than first thought. The film's weekend box office earnings were revised up nearly $5 million from e...

'Beauty's' Beast Dan Stevens breaks out behind the effects

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — When Dan Stevens met his "Beauty and the Beast" co-star Emma Watson in preproduction, she wanted to get to work analyzing the story and the themes. He just wanted to talk ...

'Beauty and the Beast' aims to enchant a new generation

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — In 1991, Disney struck gold with "Beauty and the Beast." The film enchanted audiences and critics alike, and raked in several hundred million dollars along the way, but al...

Alan Menken on cuts, adds and intimidating Emma Watson

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Composer Alan Menken really wanted to include the song "If I Can't Love Her" in the new live-action "Beauty and the Beast." The soaring ballad, sung by t...