Top art, treasure and jewel heists in Europe in recent times

BERLIN (AP) — A brazen burglary Monday at a German museum holding priceless treasures is another in a long history of daring European heists over the years. German police said it was...

Apple delays ‘The Banker’ theatrical release amid review

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Apple on Friday delayed the theatrical release of its first original film, “The Banker” amid misconduct allegations against one of the film’s co-producers. A perso...

Apple cancels premiere of ‘The Banker’ over ‘concerns’

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple has canceled the premiere of one of the tech company’s first original films, “The Banker” the day before it was to debut at Los Angeles’ AFI Film Festival. In a...

Czech filmmaker Vojtech Jasny dies at age 93

PRAGUE (AP) — Vojtech Jasny, a filmmaker who belonged to the new wave of Czechoslovak cinema in the 1960s, has died. He was 93. Slovacke divadlo, a theatre he frequently visited, sai...

The barrier-breaking ‘Atlantics’ heralds Mati Diop’s arrival

NEW YORK (AP) — Mati Diop has always lived in Paris but as a French-Senegalese woman whose family is from Dakar, she’s long been acutely conscious of another, unlived existence for herself in Africa. ...

In 'The Report,' setting the record on torture straight

NEW YORK (AP) — The unredacted Senate Intelligence Committee report on the CIA's detention and enhanced interrogation program runs approximately 6,700 pages and includes some 38,000 footnotes. It does...

De Niro named Screen Actors Guild life achievement honoree

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robert De Niro will receive the Screen Actors Guild's life achievement award. The guild announced that De Niro will be the 56th recipient of its highest honor at i...

Galician film wins top prize in Thessaloniki Film Festival

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — "Fire Will Come," (O Que Arde), a film shot in Spain's regional Galician language, has won the Golden Alexander Award at the 60th Thessaloniki International Film Festival. ...

Bale and Damon go into overdrive for 'Ford v Ferrari'

NEW YORK (AP) — France's legendary Le Mans race, the central contest depicted in James Mangold's "Ford v Ferrari," runs more than 3,000 miles over the course of 24 hours. But that's nothing compared t...

Censorship or caution? Culture war burns in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The clowns were already on stage, faces painted white, costumes carefully adjusted. It was to be the troupe's second show of "Abrazo," a play for children about a fictional dicta...

20 Taiwan documentary films tour Thailand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Twenty Taiwanese documentaries are being screened in Bangkok until Sunday (Nov. 3), as part of the Taiwan Documentary Film Festival, which opened on Wednesday (Oct. 30). ...

Scorsese, De Niro and Pacino on time and 'The Irishman'

NEW YORK (AP) — They come into the room not like the moveable Mount Rushmore that they but like three old friends, energized by being in each other's company. They are chatting about movies. ...

Taipei International Documentary Festival kicks off Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City International Documentary Month will begin Tuesday (Oct. 29). The month-long film-screening event will take place at two locations: Fuzhong 15’s N...

Obayashi's 40-year career defined by warning of war's horror

TOKYO (AP) — Nobuhiko Obayashi has terminal lung cancer, but his confrontation with death began so long ago it has characterized his decades of filmmaking. The filmmaker being honore...

Not giving up his shot: Ben Simmons' jumper could lift 76ers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The crowd screamed for Ben Simmons to shoot as he dribbled near the perimeter in a preseason game against a team from China. Joel Embiid motioned for him to let it fly. Simmons too...