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Review: 'Human Factor' gets personal about Mideast peace

Ready for a documentary about three decades of agonizing fits and starts of the Mideast peace process, from the perspective of U.S. negotiators? You’re probably thinking that doesn’t sound too enticin...

Dancer Jacques d'Amboise dead at 86

Jacques d'Amboise, who grew up on the streets of upper Manhattan to become one of the world's premier classical dancers at New York City Ballet and spent the last four and a half decades providing fre...

Eilish, Chalamet, Gorman and Osaka headline fall Met Gala

NEW YORK (AP) — When the Met Gala returns in September, it will feature a starry contingent of celebrity co-chairs: Actor Timothée Chalamet, musician Billie Eilish, poet Amanda Gorman and tennis star ...

Review: Seyfried lends grounding presence to campy thriller

Hollywood thrillers in which sophisticated, attractive city folk move to creaky old country homes and experience scary things are a dime a dozen. Less common is when those Hollywood thrillers are base...

Oscar moments: History, glamour ... and what a weird ending

Wait. What? If that’s what you yelled at the TV during the final moments of Sunday's Oscars, you weren’t alone. In what may have been the most abrupt ending since that closing shot o...

Kors marks 40th anniversary with love letter to Broadway

Michael Kors is a top designer, of course, but he’s also a confirmed theater geek. He celebrated his love for the performing arts as he marked his 40th anniversary as a designer this week, with a digi...

'Sliver of hope.' Relief, caution as America absorbs verdict

NEW YORK (AP) — When the verdicts came in — Guilty, Guilty, Guilty — Lucia Edmonds let out the breath she hadn't even realized she'd been holding. The relief that the 91-year-old Bla...

Review: Sexy rom-com loses steam between Friday and 'Monday'

Monday. Ugh. The very word emits a chill. Monday means back to school, or work. Nose to the grindstone. Party’s over. Friday, meanwhile, is the opposite vibe. What’s great about Frid...

On 'Promising Young Woman,' consent, and a harrowing ending

“Man. That ending!” That’s likely what you’d hear everyone saying on the way out of the multiplex — if we were all still going to the multiplex — after “Promising Young Woman.” In an...

Sidelined last year, the Met Gala is returning - twice

The Met Gala is coming back. Actually, twice. The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced Monday that the annual high-wattage celebration of both fashion and celebrity — canceled last y...

Review: Idris Elba drama enhanced by real-life urban cowboys

It feels like a tale as old as time: Wayward teenage son meets up with estranged father, one needing some straightening out, the other some serious humanizing. Can they connect? But ...

Twyla Tharp, nearing 80, isn't slowing down. Next question?

NEW YORK (AP) — The new PBS documentary on dancer-choreographer Twyla Tharp is called “Twyla Moves.” In retrospect, that sounds a bit weak. It really should be called “Twyla Moves An...

Pritzker Architecture Prize awarded to Paris-based duo

The Pritzker Architecture Prize, the field's highest honor, has been awarded to the Paris-based duo of Anne Lacaton and Jean-Philippe Vassal for “prioritizing the enrichment of human life," especially...

Review: An updated 'Coming 2 America' for a #MeToo world

Once upon a time, dear children, before you were born, they made a fairytale movie about a kingdom called Zamunda. “Coming to America,” starring Eddie Murphy at the height of his popularity and charis...

Even more chaotic than usual, Globes still had their moments

In the opening moments of a Golden Globes night even more chaotic and confounding than usual, co-host Tina Fey raised a theoretical question: “Could this whole night have been an email?” Only the next...