'Assassination Nation' wants to get under your skin

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Writer and director Sam Levinson creates a Salem witch trial for the digital age in his new film "Assassination Nation," which opens Friday. Starring a cast of up ...

Quincy Jones at 85: 'I'm too old to be full of it'

TORONTO (AP) — Quincy Jones holds out his hands. Like Jones, an easy raconteur, they tell stories. There's a small scar from when he, as a youngster in 1930s Chicago, accidently wand...

'Veronica Mars' starring Kristen Bell gets revived by Hulu

NEW YORK (AP) — Veronica Mars has another mystery to solve. Hulu has ordered eight new one-hour interconnected episodes of the series, starring Kristen Bell, that premiered in 2004 a...

Fukunaga to direct next James Bond film for release in 2020

LONDON (AP) — Producers of the James Bond films say Cary Joji Fukunaga will direct the next instalment in the spy thriller series, replacing Danny Boyle. Michael G. Wilson, Barbara B...

London East Asia Film Festival to feature 10 Taiwanese film

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - London East Asia Film Festival 2018, which will feature 10 Taiwanese films this year, launched its opening ceremony on Sept. 19 n Notting Hill, London. The film fes...

Dwayne Johnson backs stuntman's film honoring Knievel jump

Before climbing into the cockpit of his steam-powered rocket and blasting off across the Snake River Canyon, daredevil Eddie Braun scribbled two things on his bare chest in marker. B...

Review: Michael Moore takes on Trump _ via Flint, Michigan

"I hope he never does one on me," Donald Trump once said of Michael Moore. It was in 1998, on Roseanne Barr's syndicated talk show. Trump complimented Moore's "Roger & Me," a tak...

Review: In 'Colette,' a literary great is finally unbound

Wash Westmoreland's "Colette" is a very British movie about a very French feminist icon. A handsome and lively period film, it's too timid to capture the ravenous appetites of the literary force that ...

Ryan Coogler to produce LeBron James' 'Space Jam 2'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Black Panther" director Ryan Coogler is joining LeBron James and the "Space Jam 2" team. James' production company SpringHill Entertainment tweeted Wednesday that...

Q&A: 'This Is Us' creator Dan Fogelman on 'Life Itself'

NEW YORK (AP) — As "This Is Us" returns for a third season, its creator, Dan Fogelman, is putting out a movie that like his hit NBC series is a glossy, cross-generational tale of destiny and chance en...

The LA Film Festival gets a fresh fall start

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The LA Film Festival may be in its 24th year, but the local independent film showcase is stepping up with a new fall date, starry premieres featuring the likes of Tiffany Haddish an...

Former sugar mill in southern Taiwan to be turned into film studio

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Culture has approved funds of NT$120 million to transform a former sugar mill in Tainan into a film studio, with the aim of providing better facilitie...

Amid banter, NHL officials get refresher course at camp

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Lunch is over and before the next session of game film study begins, the jokes start flying among the 80-plus referees and linesmen assembled in a downtown hotel ballroom. ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Sept. 19, the 262nd day of 2018. There are 103 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. ...

Jets not taking hungry, still-winless Browns lightly

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Jamal Adams and the Jets are well aware of the struggles going on in Cleveland. They know the Browns are still looking for their first win since 2016, and N...