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Review: In Pixar's 'Luca,' young life as a stolen adventure

A brisk and bright sun-dappled fable of above-ground adventure and below-the-surface identity, Enrico Casarosa's “Luca” — a summery, shimmering fish-out-of-water fairy tale — is one of Pixar's most p...

Ned Beatty, titanic character actor of 'Network,' dies at 83

NEW YORK (AP) — Ned Beatty, the Oscar-nominated character actor who in half a century of American movies, including “Deliverance,” “Network” and “Superman,” was a booming, indelible presence in even t...

'Toy Story' concert to premiere worldwide in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese fans of "Toy Story" will soon have the opportunity to relive their childhood memories by attending a concert featuring clips and scores from the ever-p...

Millennial Money: 10 money insights distilled over 25 years

The importance of money has less to do with affording the newest iPhone or measuring career success, and far more to do with the core of being human: freedom, ego, stress and relationships. ...

Dictionary companies choose same word of the year: pandemic

NEW YORK (AP) — In the land of lexicography, out of the whole of the English language, 2020's word of the year is a vocabulary of one. For the first time, two dictionary companies on...

Film adaptation of new 'Hunger Games' book is in the works.

NEW YORK (AP) — The next “Hunger Games” book is coming out next month, and a movie version is now being planned. Lionsgate is working on an adaptation of Suzanne Collins' “The Balla...

Computer-graphics pioneers win tech's Turing prize

The technology that animated movies like “Toy Story” and enabled a variety of special effects is the focus of this year’s Turing Award, the technology industry’s version of the Nobel Prize. ...

Oscar: 'Parasite' wins best picture

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Parasite” won the best picture Oscar Sunday night, becoming the first foreign-language film to take home the biggest honor in film. Bong Joon Ho’s class ...

'1917' takes top honor at the Producers Guild Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — If the Producers Guild Awards are a true predictor of the Oscars' best film category, then the World War I film “1917” is poised to come away with the top honor in a few weeks. ...

'Joker' tops pack at Oscars

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Oscar nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards were revealed Tuesday (Jan. 13) and "Joker" aced it. John Cho and Issa Rae announced that "Joker"...

Leonardo DiCaprio, Taika Waititi react to Oscar nominations

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reactions from some of the nominees for the Academy Awards: ___ “Ultimately, I've been able to be fortunate enough to get to work with some pret...

Here we go again: #DirectorsSoMale at the Oscars

NEW YORK (AP) — Once again, it was #DirectorsSoMale at the Oscars. "Congratulations to those men," said presenter Issa Rae pointedly, after the announcement of an all-male directors ...

Beyoncé snubbed at Oscars; Elton John, Randy Newman get nods

NEW YORK (AP) — Beyoncé’s “Spirit” from “The Lion King” didn’t roar loud enough for the Academy Awards: The song didn’t earn a nomination for best original song, though Randy Newman, Elton John and th...

PGA nominates 'Little Women,' 'Irishman,' 'Jojo Rabbit'

NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar front-runners “Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood," “1917,” “The Irishman” and “Parasite” all landed nominations from the 31st annual Producers Guild Awards on Tuesday. ...

'1917' win best drama film at the Golden Globes

The 77th Golden Globes were meant to be a coronation for Netflix. Instead, a pair of big-screen epics took top honors Sunday, as Sam Mendes’ technically dazzling World War I tale “1917&rdq...