Movies & Film
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Pixar executive who won the first ever Oscar for software is taking over a U.S. government agency responsible for improving federal digital technology.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — When Desmond Doss climbed up Hacksaw Ridge — a 400-foot high escarpment on the island of Okinawa with a wall of dug in Japanese soldiers at the top — he carried his Bible, his combat medic supplies and the weight of his moral convictions but no weapon.
Tom Wopat is back in Wisconsin, and this time he’s bringing the mafia with him. The Lodi native of “Dukes of Hazzard” fame who also has a singing career has a lead role in the independent feature-length film “Delight in the Mountain,” which has been filming in and around Sauk City.
By a twist of fate, there are two infernos you can submerge yourself in this weekend. You can either take the Dan Brown audio tour of Florence and Dante's Divine Comedy in Ron Howard's adaptation of the author's "Inferno." Or you can tiptoe around the edges of volcanoes with Werner Herzog, contemplating their mythic power in "Into the Inferno."
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Just in time for Halloween comes a new documentary focusing on one of Earth's most frightening treats — volcanos. Even better, swashbuckling director and writer Werner Herzog is the filmmaker, so it's sure to be a hair-singing descent into the fiery heart of volcanos.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An animatronic doll from Disneyland's It's a Small World ride and an original "stretching portrait" from the park's Haunted Mansion attraction are hitting the auction block.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story Oct. 25 about the film academy's Nicholl Fellowships presentation next month, The Associated Press misspelled the name of a performer. Her name is Alia Shawkat, not Alia Shawka.
“Oasis: Supersonic” has a one-night-only theatrical showing at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Sundance Cinemas, 430 N. Midvale Blvd.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A well-regarded San Francisco filmmaker and community activist arrested in connection with a fatal shooting won't immediately face criminal charges, prosecutors said.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco filmmaker and community activist arrested in connection with a fatal shooting won't immediately face criminal charges, prosecutors said Tuesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Glenn Close just can't get enough of Norma Desmond. The "Fatal Attraction" star will take her next crack at the aging silent film star from the musical "Sunset Boulevard" to Broadway.
There is an ancient tradition of falconry practiced by the people of Mongolia where burkitshi, or "eagle hunters," train golden eagles to respond to their call and hunt hares and foxes in the frozen landscape. It's a skill and ceremonial practice that's learned from age 13 and has been largely the domain of men.
TOKYO (AP) — Cannes-winning Brillante Mendoza is among the three directors tapped by the Tokyo International Film Festival to create "Reflections," a trilogy that depicts the intertwining of stories among Asian nations.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lupita Nyong'o, Helen Mirren and Kathy Bates shared life lessons with three generations of actresses at Elle magazine's Women in Hollywood awards.