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Despite hybrid release, 'Dune' draws well on the big screen

NEW YORK (AP) — Denis Villeneuve's “Dune” debuted with $40.1 million in ticket sales in its opening weekend in North America, drawing a large number of moviegoers to see the thundering sci-fi epic on ...

‘Halloween Kills’ carves out $50.4 million at box office

“Halloween Kills” may be available to watch at home, but the latest installment in the Michael Myers saga is making a killing at the North American box office in its first weekend in theaters. The Dav...

Craig’s final Bond takes $56 million at domestic box office

After over 18 months of pandemic delays, “No Time to Die” opened on target. The final James Bond film of the Daniel Craig era grossed $56 million from 4,407 North American theaters, according to studi...

Reaching pre-pandemic levels, 'Venom' debuts with $90.1M

NEW YORK (AP) — Pandemic moviegoing is finally starting to look like pre-pandemic moviegoing. Sony Pictures' Marvel sequel “Venom: Let There Be Carnage” blew away expectations to debut with $90.1 mil...

Flooded Tennessee town wrestles with how, where to rebuild

WAVERLY, Tenn. (AP) — In the 100 years that Jim Traylor’s family had lived in his house in rural Waverly, Tennessee, it hadn't once flooded. The normally shallow Trace Creek where he had fished and sw...

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ opens 2nd to ‘Shang-Chi’ at box office

“Dear Evan Hansen” may have been a hit on Broadway, but the filmed adaptation of the Tony-winning show is off to a slow start at the box office in its first weekend in theaters. The Universal musical ...

Disney+ debut in Taiwan timed with celebrations in November

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The launch of the streaming platform Disney Plus (Disney+) in Taiwan will concur with a host of Disney+ Day celebrations in November, the Walt Disney Company has announced...

'Shang-Chi' tops box office for 3rd straight weekend

NEW YORK (AP) — “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” is the top film at the box office for the third straight weekend, but the muted reception for Clint Eastwood's “Cry Macho” suggests older mo...

'Shang-Chi' tops box office again with $35.8 million

NEW YORK (AP) — “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” stayed on top at the box office, collecting $35.8 million in ticket sales in its second weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday. ...

Chinese netizens cry foul at 'Shang-Chi' actor's mention of starvation under communism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese netizens are criticizing the breakout star of the latest Marvel film for an interview in which he described deaths from starvation under communist rule. Simu Li...

‘Kim’s Convenience’ to end with 5th season finale in April

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian sitcom "Kim’s Convenience″ is set to close up shop after its fifth season. The show’s producers said Monday the popular series will come to an end on April 13...

Disney delays 'Black Widow,' Spielberg's 'West Side Story'

NEW YORK (AP) — The Walt Disney Co. has further postponed its next mega-movies from Marvel, including “Black Widow,” while also postponing Steven Spielberg's “West Side Story” a full year in the compa...

Chadwick Boseman, who embodied Black icons, dies of cancer

LOS ANGELES (AP) — First Chadwick Boseman slipped on the cleats of Jackie Robinson, then the Godfather of Soul’s dancing shoes, portraying both Black American icons with a searing intensity that comma...

A look at entertainers and entities on hold over coronavirus

Some of the few entertainment entities that remained open and fully functioning were shutting down like much of the rest of the world on Friday, a day after institutions from Broadway to Disneyland cl...

Marvel's next films will bring diversity, onscreen and off

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marvel's push for more women and people of color in its immensely popular film franchise is extending to behind the camera as it launches its next round of films after the massive s...