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  • The Latest: Holmes called wounded ‘collateral damage’

    1:30 p.m. (MDT) The prosecutor in the Colorado movie theater shooting trial has played a video recording of one of James Holmes’ psychiatric evaluations in which Holmes says he “only counts fatalities” in the attack…

  • A look at judge, lawyers in Colorado theater shooting trial

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Key players in the trial of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes: ___ THE JUDGE Carlos A. Samour Jr. became a district court judge in 2007 after working as a private defense…

  • Review: ‘Age of Ultron’ is an Avengers overdose

    It will surely stand as one of the most peculiar and possibly ironic entries in a director’s filmography that in between Joss Whedon’s two “Avengers” films there reads “Much Ado About Nothing”: a low-budget, black-and-white…

  • Review: ‘Age of Ultron’ is an Avengers overdose

    It will surely stand as one of the most peculiar and possibly ironic entries in a director’s filmography that in between Joss Whedon’s two “Avengers” films there reads “Much Ado About Nothing”: a low-budget, black-and-white…

  • Don Mankiewicz, Oscar-nominated screenwriter, dies at 93

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Don M. Mankiewicz, an Oscar-nominated screenwriter from a legendary Hollywood family who created the television shows “Marcus Welby, M.D.” and “Ironside,” has died in California. He was 93. Mankiewicz died Saturday…

  • Salma Hayek hopes ‘The Prophet’ inspires new generations

    BEIRUT (AP) — Salma Hayek said on Monday that the animated feature film “The Prophet” she co-produced has been a personal project, one she hopes can inspire young viewers to think outside the box about…

  • ‘Avengers’ stars wary of artificial intelligence

    BURBANK, California (AP) — The cast of “Avengers: Age of Ultron” may battle out-of-control artificial intelligence onscreen but in real life, they’re not so sure about cutting-edge technology. The Associated Press talked with the “Ultron”…

  • A new Vision for Paul Bettany in ‘Avengers’

    BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Paul Bettany couldn’t hear anything. When the 43-year-old actor initially donned a noggin-encasing headpiece to portray the mysterious Vision in “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” in theaters Friday, Bettany could barely make…

  • Hundreds of German cinemas refuse to show ‘Avengers’ film

    BERLIN (AP) — Several hundred movie theaters in Germany have refused to screen the new “Avengers” film in a dispute over rental fees with Disney. News agency dpa reported that 686 theaters in 193 mostly…

  • Winehouse family criticizes ‘misleading’ movie about singer

    LONDON (AP) — The family of Amy Winehouse has criticized a documentary about the late singer that is due to have its premiere at next month’s Cannes Film Festival. A statement issued Sunday by family…

  • ‘Furious 7′ holds on to box office; ‘Age of Ultron’ looms

    NEW YORK (AP) — “Furious 7″ enjoyed a victory lap over the weekend, becoming only the third film ever to make $1 billion internationally and leading the domestic box office for the fourth straight week.…

  • Salma Hayek visits Lebanon to launch film ‘The Prophet’

    BCHARRE, Lebanon (AP) — Salma Hayek is in Lebanon, her first visit to her ancestral homeland, to launch “The Prophet,” an animated feature film she co-produced. Hayek visited the picturesque mountain village of Bcharre in…

  • Film to probe Newark schoolyard murders’ toll on family

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — For what seemed a small eternity, Shalga Hightower epitomized the picture of parental grief in the aftermath of Newark’s 2007 schoolyard killings, when a group of men and boys, including one…

  • Liotta recalls Scorsese discussion before ‘Goodfellas’ shoot

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Tribeca Film Festival ended Saturday night with a bang — a special 25th anniversary screening of the Martin Scorsese gangster flick “Goodfellas.” On the red carpet, star Ray Liotta recalled…

  • Time magazine longtime film critic Richard Corliss dies

    NEW YORK (AP) — Richard Corliss, the longtime film critic for Time magazine, has died after suffering a major stroke last week, the magazine said Friday. He was 71. “He conveyed nothing so much as…