Review: Pattinson and Dafoe shine in 'The Lighthouse'

Enter "The Lighthouse " at your own risk. This is a stark, moody, surreal and prolonged descent into seaside madness that will surely not be for everyone. But those who do choose to ...

Review: Banderas as Almodovar is a triumph of subtlety, wit

“Don’t get that storyteller look,” film director Salvador Mallo’s elderly mother admonishes him at one point in “Pain and Glory.” It’s hard not to chuckle, because the character is a thinly veiled sta...

Review: Eddie Murphy shines in vulgar, heartfelt 'Dolemite'

For the amount of cursing, vulgarity and nudity in "Dolemite Is My Name ," it might come as a surprise that it's actually a rather sweet and heartfelt film. "Dolemite" is not here to shock and scandal...

Review: Jennifer Lopez steals the show in 'Hustlers'

"Hustlers " saves all of its tricks for the end. It's a banger of an ending, too, which is something that so few films manage to nail. The emotion, the stakes, the character development and the why of...

Review: Ace cast commands in tense family drama in 'Luce'

"Be yourself" is a loaded idea for any 17-year-old, but especially for one Luce (pronounced "loose") Edgar, the title character of director Julius Onah's riveting adaptation of JC Lee's play "Luce ." ...

Review: Netflix sinks low with 'The Red Sea Diving Resort'

The daring story of how thousands of beleaguered Ethiopian Jews stranded in refugee camps in Sudan were bravely smuggled to safety in Israel in the 1980s needs little extra drama. Tell that to Netflix...

Review: New David Crosby documentary is loving, too loving

The final image of David Crosby in a new documentary about the singer-songwriter shows him in his hippie glory, spotting a video camera filming him. He roguishly sticks out his tongue. Then he inexpli...

The Latest: Trump group cancels golf event with strippers

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on a golf tournament with strippers as caddies that was scheduled at President Donald Trump's golf resort near Miami (all times local): 8:10 p.m. ...

Florida strip club to hold golf tournament at Trump resort

MIAMI (AP) — President Donald Trump's golf resort near Miami is hosting a tournament where strippers will serve as caddies. The Shadow All Star Tournament is organized by a Hialeah s...

Film Review: In 'Stuber,' a buddy comedy runs on fumes

If you're going to see one comedy starring Kumail Nanjiani as an Uber driver, please make it the 2017 film he co-scripted, "The Big Sick." In "Stuber," Nanjiani is again behind the w...

AP Explains: How Facebook handles speech in 'secret' groups

U.S. Border Patrol agents are under fire for posting offensive messages in a "secret" Facebook group that included sexually explicit posts about U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and dismissive refer...

Review: In 'Marianne & Leonard,' a love immortalized in song

It's not exactly a hit parade, the songs that have been turned into movies. There was the shambling reconstruction of Arlo Guthrie's "Alice's Restaurant," the fizzy pop of "Earth Girls Are Easy," the ...

Creator of HBO's 'Euphoria' says it tries to be 'empathic'

NEW YORK (AP) — The HBO show "Euphoria" is personal for Sam Levinson, its creator and writer. He drew on his own youth and struggles with addiction for the series. ...

Review: 'Midsommar' is a disturbing, enthralling trip

"Midsommar " is a waking nightmare and I mean that in the best possible way. For over two hours you will be transported to a beautiful village in the middle of nowhere in a foreign l...

Review: Toxic masculinity in a sitcom package in 'Shaft'

The latest "Shaft ," which adds a new generation of bad mother------- to the mix, is not what you might expect. It's not gritty or raw or even attempting to be all that cool. Instead it maintains into...