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  • Audrey Tautou, Matthew Weiner among Berlin film fest jury

    BERLIN (AP) — “Amelie” actress Audrey Tautou and “Mad Men” creator Matthew Weiner will be among the eight jury members for this year’s Berlin Film Festival. Festival boss Dieter Kosslick said Tuesday that “Rush” actor…

  • Update on the latest religion news

    BRITAIN-FEMALE BISHOP Church of England ordains first female bishop LONDON (AP) — The male monopoly in the leadership of the Church of England has ended with Monday’s consecration of the 500-year-old institution’s first female bishop.…

  • War Books to Screen: ‘American Sniper,’ ‘Unbroken’ Q&As

    WASHINGTON — World War 2 was fought by the “Greatest Generation.” The Iraq War was fought by the “9/11 Generation.” One was fought by a nation of draftees — celebrities and athletes included. The other…

  • First Look: Sundance doc pulls back curtain on Scientology

    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — “Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief” premiered Sunday at the Sundance Film Festival to a packed house — not with a star-studded red carpet, but with police protection.…

  • Sundance Watch: Fans angle for selfies, Reynolds talks poker

    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — The Associated Press is all over the Sundance Film Festival, from its premieres to the Hollywood glitz. Here’s what they’ve seen and heard: ____ FIRST LOOK: ‘KURT COBAIN: MONTAGE OF…

  • Sundance Quick Quote: Smulders on sprinting in the heat

    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — “Luckily I had just finished a Marvel film so I was already in a training mentality and then this movie happened and I was really just trying to focus on…

  • Main Street is the place for celebrity selfies at Sundance

    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Star-watchers looking for photographic evidence of their celebrity sightings were likely to find success on Park City’s Main Street. As actors and filmmakers make their way from premieres to interviews…

  • Why Ryan Reynolds says he’s a dangerous poker player

    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Ryan Reynolds and Ben Mendelsohn ventured deep into the heart of America to film the gambling drama “Mississippi Grind,” a gritty, 70s-style road trip movie about two near-strangers travelling from…

  • Sundance film pulls back curtain on Scientology

    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — “Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief” has premiered at the Sundance Film Festival to a packed house, and with police protection. Director Alex Gibney’s film claims that the…

  • ‘American Sniper’ maintains lead position at box office

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — “American Sniper” continued to stay in moviegoers’ sights. The Navy SEAL marksman drama starring Bradley Cooper stayed in first place in its second weekend in wide release, earning $64.6 million. The…

  • Sundance Watch: ‘Cobain’ premieres, women talk Hollywood

    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — The Associated Press is all over the Sundance Film Festival, from its premieres to the Hollywood glitz. Here’s what they’ve seen and heard: ____ AMATEUR PORN SPOTLIGHTED IN ‘HOT GIRLS…

  • McCain gives thumbs up to ‘American Sniper’ movie

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee says critics of U.S. foreign policy are disparaging the movie, “American Sniper” and denigrating the memory of Chris Kyle, the U.S. serviceman depicted in…

  • Sundance First Look: New doc goes inside Kurt Cobain’s head

    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — “Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck,” a fiery, evocative and deeply felt look at one of rock’s most misunderstood and tragic figures, presents a portrait of a man and an artist…

  • Cumberbatch says sorry for calling black actors ‘colored’

    LONDON (AP) — Benedict Cumberbatch says he was an “idiot” to refer to non-white actors as “colored.” The Academy Award-nominated actor used the word on PBS talk show “Tavis Smiley” last week while discussing diversity…

  • Emma Watson to star in live-action ‘Beauty and the Beast’

    NEW YORK (AP) — Emma Watson will play Belle in Disney’s live-action remake of “Beauty and the Beast.” The Walt Disney Co. announced the casting of the “Harry Potter” star Monday, setting the prettier half…