Jordan Peele dares everyone to look at the horrors of 'Us'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jordan Peele's new horror film "Us" isn't about race, but he knows why people think it is. "Us" is about an American family and their murderous doppelgangers and s...

Review: An untamed man and horse connect in 'The Mustang'

We don't find out our protagonist's name for quite some time in "The Mustang ," the feature debut of French writer-director Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre. All we know at first is what w...

Review: 'Captain Marvel' gets an average introduction

If there is one thing that's true of most of the movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it's that they have life and spirit to spare. It's a kind of an intoxicating joy that dares even the most comi...

Spielberg's push against Netflix at the Oscars hits a nerve

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Roma" may not have won the best picture Oscar this year, but it came close enough to make some of Hollywood's top players worried about Netflix's infiltration of their most prestig...

'How to Train Your Dragon' stays No. 1, 'Madea' a strong 2nd

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World" has topped the North American box office for the second week, but close on its tail is Tyler Perry's final installment of the "Madea" fr...

Andre Previn, Oscar-winning composer, has died at 89

Andre Previn, the pianist, composer and conductor whose broad reach took in the worlds of Hollywood, jazz and classical music, has died. He was 89. His manager Linda Petrikova says P...

Review: Huppert adds class to stalker thriller 'Greta'

Imagine you're a 20-something living in New York City and you spot a particularly nice and structured green leather handbag on the subway. Do you report it to the MTA? Ignore it and move on? Claim it ...

Backstage at the Oscars: Sing-a-longs and Champagne for Gaga

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Right off-stage from where the Oscars are handed out, there's a whole mini-show happening in the wings with a cast of busy production people, anxious stars and dazed winners circula...

Oscars: Stars and stand-ins rehearse for the big show

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stars from Charlize Theron and Samuel L. Jackson to Serena Williams and Kacey Musgraves passed through the Dolby Theatre Saturday afternoon to practice presenting for the 91st Acade...

Diane von Furstenberg fetes female Oscar nominees

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Diane von Furstenberg, Laura Dern, Ava DuVernay and film academy CEO Dawn Hudson took a break from Oscars madness to gather for a relaxed lunch at von Furstenberg's Beverl...

DuVernay, Zendaya help Vanity Fair toast Women in Hollywood

LOS ANGELES (AP) — By the time filmmaker Ava DuVernay got to Vanity Fair and Lancome's Women in Hollywood pre-Oscars event Thursday night, she had already been to two other events that day. Not only t...

Oscars producers say the show is in 'good shape' for Sunday

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Academy Awards producers Donna Gigliotti and Glenn Weiss have been hearing the same question a lot recently: Are you OK? It's an understandable query. Producing th...

Michael Jackson accusers detail road to 'Leaving Neverland'

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Wade Robson and James Safechuck didn't know what to think when the lights went up after the first public screening of "Leaving Neverland" late last month at the Sundance Film Fe...

Oscars: A record year for women, but is it progress?

LOS ANGELES (AP) — At the glad-handy Oscar nominees luncheon earlier this month, film academy president John Bailey proudly told the 171 nominees in the room that there were a record number of women n...

Smollett developments leave some baffled, others outraged

LOS ANGELES (AP) — New developments in the Jussie Smollett case are making the once cut-and-dry narrative around his reported attack a divisive topic on social media. Smollett, who i...