Review: McKinnon channels her inner spy in uneven 'Spy'

From the get-go, "The Spy Who Dumped Me," a Kate McKinnon-Mila Kunis buddy spy comedy, has two things going for it. First, female spies are clearly in vogue, if you've been reading t...

It's Rubens vs. Facebook in fight over artistic nudity

BRUSSELS (AP) — For four centuries, the opulent, exuberant nudes of Peter Paul Rubens have been known to shock and delight in sometimes equal measure. And now somehow, even in 2018, his Baroque painti...

Ohio police sergeant indicted on child porn charges

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in Ohio say a former Columbus police spokesman has been charged with sending and receiving videos and images on his cellphone of children having sex with adults. ...

Review: A flawed but earnest cartoonist biopic from Van Sant

Macabre is a word often associated with the late cartoonist John Callahan. He's the man who in his widely published cartoons, drawn in his signature squiggly style, poked fun at lesbians, Chinese peop...

Review: A wild, provocative vision in 'Sorry to Bother You'

Writer and director Boots Riley's crackling first film "Sorry to Bother You " may just be the craziest movie of the year. Fierce, provocative and bold, it's a challenging social statement about race a...

The rise and fall of 120 Grassroots: Exclusive interview with Unregulated Masses founder

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In the wake of the gruesome murder by an archer who had rented a space in the village set up by a collective of artists called Unregulated Masses (野青眾) and the controversy...

Review: NBA greats go geriatric in formulaic 'Uncle Drew'

For a few shining minutes, "Uncle Drew" is the movie it surely intended to be: funny and clever, quick and snappy, and most of all, fun — all infused with love for the great sport of basketball. ...

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...