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Movie Review: ‘Babes’ is a giddy, raunchy, moving and (very) gooey look at childbirth and friendship

Movie Review: ‘Babes’ is a giddy, raunchy, moving and (very) gooey look at childbirth and friendship

You know what? It’s true. They never do tell you about the placenta. Let us explain.
Chasing Amy: How Marisa Abela became Amy Winehouse for 'Back to Black'

Chasing Amy: How Marisa Abela became Amy Winehouse for 'Back to Black'

LONDON (AP) — There’s no point asking Marisa Abela to sing Amy Winehouse songs at karaoke. Her friends have already tried and failed. But you can see her sing — and become — Winehouse in the new film “Back to Black,” which opens in the U.S.
How Cannes works, from the standing ovations to the juries to the Palm Dog

How Cannes works, from the standing ovations to the juries to the Palm Dog

CANNES, France (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival is hallowed ground in cinema but understanding its unique landscape can be confounding.
Movie Review: ‘IF,’ imperfect but charming, may have us all checking under beds for our old friends

Movie Review: ‘IF,’ imperfect but charming, may have us all checking under beds for our old friends

How do you make a kid’s movie that appeals not only to the kids, but the adults sitting next to them? Most movies try to achieve this by throwing in a layer of wink-wink pop culture references that’ll earn a few knowing laughs from parents but fly ni
Cannes kicks off with a Palme d'Or for Meryl Streep and a post-'Barbie' fête of Greta Gerwig

Cannes kicks off with a Palme d'Or for Meryl Streep and a post-'Barbie' fête of Greta Gerwig

CANNES, France (AP) — Beneath intermittent rainy skies, the Cannes Film Festival opened Tuesday with the presentation of an honorary Palme d'Or for Meryl Streep and the unveiling of Greta Gerwig’s jury, as the French Riviera spectacular kicked off a
Movie Review: Amy Winehouse story flattened in frustrating biopic ‘Back to Black’

Movie Review: Amy Winehouse story flattened in frustrating biopic ‘Back to Black’

“ Back to Black ” as a movie is a tame and mediocre affair. A conventionally told biopic about a talented artist who became famous, struggled with drugs, depression and bulimia, and died early.
'Wilfred Buck' documentary explores the journey and wisdom of Indigenous 'star guy'

'Wilfred Buck' documentary explores the journey and wisdom of Indigenous 'star guy'

TORONTO — When Wilfred Buck looks up at the sky, he sees Indigenous history and even his own story reflected back at him, as though it were all written in the stars.
A combustible Cannes is set to unfurl with 'Furiosa,' 'Megalopolis' and a #MeToo reckoning

A combustible Cannes is set to unfurl with 'Furiosa,' 'Megalopolis' and a #MeToo reckoning

The Cannes Film Festival rarely passes without cacophony but this year’s edition may be more raucous and uneasy than any edition in recent memory.
New Mexico to stand in for California as McConaughey stars in film about a 2018 deadly wildfire

New Mexico to stand in for California as McConaughey stars in film about a 2018 deadly wildfire

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.
Iranian filmmaker flees to Europe after prison sentence ahead of his Cannes premiere

Iranian filmmaker flees to Europe after prison sentence ahead of his Cannes premiere

CANNES, France (AP) — After being sentenced to eight years in prison, the award-winning Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof says he's fled to Europe shortly ahead of the Cannes Film Festival premiere of his latest film.