Review: Pattinson elevates the melancholy western 'Damsel'

Pitiful men pin their hopes on delusions of romance in David and Nathan Zellner's clever and melancholy western "Damsel," an offbeat odyssey about the foolhardiness of believing in the "damsel in dist...

Film Review: 'Superfly' remakes a Blaxploitation classic

Director X's "Superfly" transplants the 1972 Blaxploitation classic from Harlem streets to suburban Atlanta mansions, flips Curtis Mayfield's soul score for Future's hip-hop soundtrack and forsakes th...

Review: The hype is justified for horror hit 'Hereditary'

In Ari Aster's intensely nightmarish feature-film debut "Hereditary," when Annie (Toni Collette), an artist and mother of two teenagers, sneaks out to a grief-support group following the death of her ...

“Tag”…We’re All It! – Cast Members Rally Fans to Set a New Guinness World Records Title

BURBANK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 6, 2018--Yesterday, in the spirit and excitement of the upcoming theatrical release of New Line Cinema’s “Tag,” cast members Ed Helms, Jake Johnson, Hannibal Bur...

Review: 'Adrift' is a woman vs nature tale for the MeToo era

Woman vs. nature. It certainly has a ring to it, especially when woman wins. But there are too few such stories in our popular culture, and certainly on our movie screens. Enter "Adr...

Review: In 'Ibiza' a summer comedy, streaming at home

So long a staple of the moviegoing experience, the summer comedy has fallen on hard times. There are hardly any on this season's release schedule, and one of the more promising candidates — "Ibiza," s...

Taiwanese blogger posts steamy images of nude wife, reveals she's his cousin

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After Taiwanese netizens were shocked when a Taiwanese blogger posted nude photos of his wife at a hot springs bath in Japan, they were aghast when he revealed that his wife is...

The Latest: Facebook disabled 1.3B fake accounts in 6 months

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on Facebook's content policing (all times local): 3 p.m. Facebook says it disabled nearly 1.3 billion fake accounts in the six month...

Business Highlights

___ US firms seek tariff relief as US and China try to mend rift WASHINGTON (AP) — Corporate America is seeking relief from President Donald Trump's proposed tariff...

Facebook opens up about efforts to scrub offensive content

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook believes its policing system is better at scrubbing graphic violence, gratuitous nudity and terrorist propaganda from its social network than it is at removing racist, se...

Foreign woman reveals breast in Google Maps view of southern Taiwan 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In what appears to be a bizarre prank, Taiwanese netizens have discovered that a voluptuous female foreign national posted a video of herself on Google Maps during which s...

Modigliani painting fetches $157 million at auction

NEW YORK (AP) — A painting of a defiantly nude woman that was once censored as obscene in Paris has sold for more than $157 million at an auction in New York City. The 1917 painting ...

The Latest: Greitens arrives for first day of jury selection

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the trial of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (all times local): 9:05 a.m. Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has arrived at a St. Louis courthou...

Jury to be picked for Greitens' trial stemming from affair

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jury selection is set to begin in Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' felony invasion of privacy trial. Greitens is accused of taking an unauthorized photo of a woman while...

The Latest: Judge hears last-minute issues in Greitens' case

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the investigation of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens. (all times local): 3 p.m. The judge in Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' invasion of pri...