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British director Ken Loach, right, receives an honorary degree from the Brussels ULB university in Brussels on Thursday, April 26, 2018. The Brussels ULB university says it is going ahead with honoring British director Ken Loach on Thursday despite veiled criticism from Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel. Loach, is known for his strong defense of the Palestine cause and is often critical of the Israeli government. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
April 26, 2018 - 1:14 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Brussels ULB university honored British director Ken Loach with a special doctorate on Thursday despite veiled criticism from Prime Minister Charles Michel and outspoken rebukes from Jewish organizations about anti-Semitism allegations. Loach, who is known for his strong defense...
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Tom Cruise, star of the upcoming film "Mission: Impossible - Fallout," addresses the audience during the Paramount Pictures presentation at CinemaCon 2018, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners, at Caesars Palace on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
April 26, 2018 - 1:00 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Paramount Pictures is ready for its comeback story. On Wednesday at the CinemaCon convention in Las Vegas, studio chairman and CEO Jim Gianopulos announced a sequel to the breakthrough thriller "A Quiet Place," two new Star Trek movies and trotted out its biggest star, Tom Cruise,...
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FILE – This Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, file photo shows a 1981 DeLorean DMC-12 sports car decorated to resemble the vehicles used to portray a time machine in the "Back to the Future" movie franchise, shown in a display about the movies at the Miami Auto Museum at the Dezer Collection in North Miami, Fla. Sally DeLorean, the widow of maverick automaker John DeLorean, filed a federal lawsuit in New Jersey on Monday, April 23, 2018, alleging the DeLorean Motor Company in Humble, Texas – not affiliated with the automaker founded by John DeLorean that went bankrupt in 1982 – isn't entitled to money that the lawsuit says the Texas company received from Universal Pictures, the studio that distributed and helped produce the movies. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
April 25, 2018 - 6:54 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The widow of maverick automaker John DeLorean has alleged in a lawsuit that a Texas company illegally received money from the "Back to the Future" movies that used his iconic car. The sleek, angular car with gull-wing doors known simply as "the DeLorean," was featured in the...
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April 25, 2018 - 3:17 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cher and a dozen backup dancers have brought the house down Wednesday in Las Vegas with a surprise performance of Abba's "Fernando" for CinemaCon attendees, who responded with a standing ovation. The legendary performer closed out Universal Pictures' presentation at Caesar's Palace...
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April 25, 2018 - 1:57 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — "La La Land" director Damien Chazelle has given CinemaCon attendees a first look at his Neil Armstrong film "First Man" Wednesday morning in Las Vegas. The heart-pounding trailer shows Ryan Gosling as Armstrong feeling heavy with responsibility before his historic mission to the...
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American movie director Oliver Stone speaks during a news conference in the Fajr International Film Festival in Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, April 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
April 25, 2018 - 8:52 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Oliver Stone, making his first-ever visit to Iran, says the United States is a global "outlaw" that has made a mess of the Middle East. The director of "JFK" and "Platoon" spoke at a press conference Wednesday during his visit to the country, where he attended an international...
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April 25, 2018 - 6:08 am
MADRID (AP) — American filmmaker Martin Scorsese has been awarded Spain's Princess of Astorias award for the arts, with the jury describing him as an uncontested major figure of contemporary cinema. New York-born of Italian descent, Scorsese has produced and directed dozens of fiction and...
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Bradley Cooper arrives at the Warner Bros. presentation at CinemaCon 2018, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners, at Caesars Palace on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
April 25, 2018 - 3:10 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Warner Bros. Pictures brought out the big names for its CinemaCon presentation Tuesday, from stars like Sandra Bullock to movies like "Wonder Woman 2," but it was Bradley Cooper's "A Star is Born" that stole the show. Cooper showed the emotional first trailer for the film to...
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John Fithian, president and CEO of the National Association of Theatre Owners, discusses diversity in current films at CinemaCon 2018, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners, at Caesars Palace on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
April 24, 2018 - 5:23 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two film industry leaders told theater owners Tuesday that are optimistic about the movie and theatrical exhibition business despite concerns about declining attendance and competition from streaming services. New MPAA chief Charles Rivkin and John Fithian, the president and CEO of...
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In this image released by Lucasfilm, Alden Ehrenreich and Joonas Suotamo appear in a scene from "Solo: A Star Wars Story," in theaters on May 25. (Jonathan Olley/Lucasfilm via AP)
April 24, 2018 - 3:52 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Walt Disney Studios has previewed a scene from the Star Wars spinoff "Solo" featuring the card game where Han Solo and Lando Calrissian meet at CinemaCon Tuesday in Las Vegas. The scene cuts off right as the two space scoundrels decide to bet their ships. The studio also...
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