Michael B. Jordan, now a Hollywood heavyweight, punches up

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael B. Jordan is now a Hollywood heavyweight starring in the boxing sequel "Creed II." But the 31-year-old actor is making some of his biggest moves behind the scenes. ...

Review: Game not over in 'Ralph Breaks the Internet'

In a battle between the internet and John C. Reilly, who among us wouldn't root for the latter? Leave us IMDb.com and a few podcasts, John, but by all means, go smashy-smashy with the rest. ...

Criterion Collection to launch stand-alone streaming service

NEW YORK (AP) — FilmStruck may be no more, but the Criterion Collection will live on as a subscription-streaming service. In an announcement that warmed the hearts of cinephiles ever...

'Eighth Grade,' 'First Reformed' top Spirit Award noms

NEW YORK (AP) — The 34th Film Independent Spirt Awards have showered nominations on Bo Burnham's coming-of-age tale "Eighth Grade," Lynne Ramsay's thriller "You Were Never Really Here" and Paul Schrad...

William Goldman, Oscar winner for 'Butch Cassidy,' has died

NEW YORK (AP) — William Goldman, the Oscar-winning screenwriter and Hollywood wise man who won Academy Awards for "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" and "All the President's Men" and summed up the m...

William Goldman, Oscar winner for 'Butch Cassidy,' has died

NEW YORK (AP) — William Goldman, the Oscar-winning screenwriter and Hollywood wise man who won Academy Awards for "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" and "All the President's Men" and summed up the m...

Apple signs multiyear deal with film studio A24

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple has signed a multiyear film production deal with A24, the acclaimed New York-based studio behind "Moonlight" and "Lady Bird." People close to the deal who reque...

Analysis: Tales of reinvention abound in Oscars race

NEW YORK (AP) — F. Scott Fitzgerald, who said there are no second acts in American lives, might have felt differently had he seen this year's Oscar race. In mid-November, there is mu...

Viola Davis on 'Widows,' MeToo and expressing her femininity

TORONTO (AP) — To Viola Davis, being naked on screen or onstage means more than having your clothes off. It means ridding yourself of self-consciousness and ego. It means exposing yourself. ...

Review: Latest 'Fantastic Beasts' is a mixed bag of wonders

Like the bottomless trunk totted by "magizoolologist" Newt Scamander, "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald" is a mixed bag of wonders. Newt (Eddie Redmayne) can reach into hi...

Chris Pine and David Mackenzie reunite for 'Outlaw King'

TORONTO (AP) — If you want to see an exhausted Chris Pine, meet him after he's spent a day answering questions about his penis. Following the September premiere of David Mackenzie's ...

Review: Claire Foy trades Elizabeth for Lisbeth

No, "The Girl in the Spider's Web" isn't a Spider-man spinoff about a young woman ensnarled by Peter Parker. But you'd be forgiven for thinking the latest, revamped iteration of Stieg Larsson's thrill...

Julia Roberts, Sissy Spacek on co-starring in 'Homecoming'

TORONTO (AP) — Julia Roberts and Sissy Spacek, two big-smiling big-screen legends, were remembering the first time they met. It was when Roberts, then 13, took a trip to New York to ...

Lucas Hedges comes of age, 1 film at a time

NEW YORK (AP) — With the pressure of the lead role on him for the first time, Lucas Hedges was hearing voices. Vivid movie-critic voices. "I would hear reviews in my head that were l...

Tiffany Haddish tests her hot streak with 'Nobody's Fool'

NEW YORK (AP) — What's the best thing that's happened to Tiffany Haddish in the past year? Tough question. She takes a deep breath. "Meeting Oprah, getting a Tesla, hosting the MTV M...