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  • AFI founder George Stevens Jr. dishes on movie history

    WASHINGTON — Classic movie posters adorn the walls of a most unique Kennedy Center office. Shiny awards line the shelves to the tune of 17 Emmys, two Peabodys and an Honorary Oscar. Buried beneath this trove of hardware sits…

  • Another ‘Jurassic World’ trailer released (Video)

    WASHINGTON — A second trailer for “Jurassic World” hit the Internet Monday and it shows even more danger and dinosaurs. The action-packed trailer shows the film’s stars Christ Pratt and Jessica Chastain dodging dinos. “If…

  • Box Office Top 20: ‘Furious 7′ nears $300 million

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Newcomers “Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2″ and “Unfriended” were still no match for “Furious 7″ in its third week in release. Universal’s high-octane movie took in $29.2 million, bringing its domestic…

  • New “Jurassic World” Trailer Features Dinosaur Causing Chaos

    (NEW YORK) — A new Jurassic World trailer just dropped and it finally features the dinosaur on the loose that’s threatening everyone’s lives and, basically, eating the other dinosaurs at the park. The clip opens…

  • Chinese and foreign film producers sign deals worth $2.3B

    BEIJING (AP) — Chinese and foreign film producers, companies and investment firms signed movie cooperation deals worth 13.8 billion RMB ($2.3 billion) on Monday, demonstrating how foreign movie makers increasingly want a piece of the…

  • Literary biopic ‘Golden Era’ garners 5 Hong Kong film awards

    HONG KONG (AP) — “The Golden Era,” a biography of Chinese novelist Xiao Hong, won top honors at the Hong Kong Film Awards, with its director Ann Hui claiming her fifth best director trophy. A…

  • Update on the latest religion news

    OKLAHOMA CITY BOMBING-20TH ANNIVERSARY Service held to mark 20 years since Oklahoma City bombing OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — About 1,000 people have gathered at the former site of the Oklahoma City federal building to commemorate…

  • Iconic Israeli actor Chaim Topol reflects on long career

    TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — He was Tevye the milkman of “Fiddler on the Roof” fame, James Bond’s wingman in “For Your Eyes Only” and a nutty professor in the 1980’s cult classic “Flash Gordon.”…

  • ‘Furious 7′ speeds ahead of the competition

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even in its debut weekend, Kevin James’s “Paul Blart” sequel couldn’t outpace “Furious 7.” The reigning box office champion might have slowed from its blockbuster debut, but “Furious 7″ maintained first…

  • Director reveals plot for “Star Wars” film “Rogue One”

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Jedis are all but extinct, the Old Republic is in turmoil and the threat of the Death Star is looming in “Rogue One,” fans learned at Star Wars Celebration on…

  • Email: Affleck asked PBS to not reveal slave-owning ancestor

    BOSTON (AP) — Ben Affleck requested that the PBS documentary series “Finding Your Roots” not reveal he had a slave-owning ancestor, according to emails published online by whistleblower site WikiLeaks, and the information never appeared…

  • Mark Hamill said he was ‘suspicious’ of J.J. Abrams

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mark Hamill knew he had to say yes when George Lucas told him about the plans to move forward with a new “Star Wars” trilogy. “It’s not like a choice. It’s…

  • ‘Star Wars’ design team teases ‘Force Awakens’ themes

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is about a generational transfer in more ways than one. Set 30 years after the events in “Return of the Jedi” and coming to theaters just…

  • Scarlett O’Hara outfit fetches $137,000 at auction

    DALLAS (AP) — An outfit Vivien Leigh wore when she played Scarlett O’Hara in the 1939 film “Gone With the Wind” has fetched $137,000 at auction. Heritage Auctions offered the gray jacket and skirt, featuring…

  • Robin Williams the posthumous star of ‘3 Still Standing’

    TORONTO (AP) — Before the late Robin Williams enthralled television audiences on “Mork and Mindy,” he already was a star on the 1970s stand-up comedy circuit — and by the ’80s was a leading light…