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Morocco's banning of 'Exodus' film causes controversy

January 2, 2015 RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Morocco has banned Ridley Scott’s biblical epic “Exodus,” provoking an angry response by politicians and filmmakers in this North African country. more »»

Capacity crowds pack screenings of 'The Interview'

December 27, 2014 NEW YORK — Critics and early viewers agree that “The Interview” is less than a masterpiece. But thanks to threats from hackers that nearly derailed its release, it has become an event. more »»

LBJ historian disappointed by MLK bio-picture

December 27, 2014 AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The widely acclaimed movie “Selma” about the 1965 Civil Rights movement has disappointed at least one moviegoer: a leading historian of President Lyndon B. Johnson. more »»

Cast reflects on challenge of adapting Sondheim

December 27, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — “Into the Woods, who knows what may be lurking on the journey?” goes a lyric from the beloved 1987 Stephen Sondheim musical. more »»

Court denies Polanski sex case dismissal

December 27, 2014 LOS ANGELES — Roman Polanski lost his latest bid to have a California court dismiss his 1977 sex case when a judge rejected a motion for a new hearing. more »»

Streaming release of 'Interview' test for industry

December 27, 2014 ATLANTA (AP) — Sony’s “The Interview” has been a hacking target, a punchline and a political lightning rod. more »»

Pine Mountain Music Festival

December 26, 2014 HANCOCK — For the past 24 years, the Pine Mountain Music Festival has drawn music lovers both far and wide. more »»

N. Korean cinema: Kidnappings and evil Americans

December 26, 2014 SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea hates the currently scrapped Hollywood film that revolves around the assassination of its beloved leader, but the country has had a long love affair with cinema —... more »»

30 years later, Cabbage Patch Kids still have fans

December 26, 2014 CLEVELAND, Ga. — Standing in a loose circle with one hand raised, a group of about five dozen adults recited an oath to be the best adoptive parent in the world. more »»

'Frozen' is named top entertainer of the year

December 26, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — If you have children, or know someone who does, or just listened to one recently, the choice of Associated Press Entertainer of the Year won’t come as much of a shock: It’s “Frozen,”... more »»

Justin Lin to direct third 'Star Trek' film

December 26, 2014 LOS ANGELES (AP) — The USS Enterprise is about to get a little faster. “Fast & Furious” director Justin Lin is taking the helm of the third installment in Paramount’s “Star Trek” franchis. more »»

Sony film mess reflects gadgets-entertainment gap

December 26, 2014 TOKYO (AP) — Sony’s iconic gadgetry and the star appeal of Hollywood may have appeared to be a perfect match when the electronics giant bought Columbia Pictures in 198. more »»

Stephen Colbert retires his ‘Report’ and the host he played

December 20, 2014 NEW YORK — Stephen Colbert is dead. more »»

Review: ‘The Interview’ deserves to be seen

December 20, 2014 That I was one of the relative few to see “The Interview” is not a boast I take any pleasure in. It’s with heavy sadness, not pride, that I review Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg’s North Korean farce. more »»

Play about Sherlock Holmes plans to hit Broadway in 2017

December 20, 2014 NEW YORK — It’s elementary, really. With all things Sherlock Holmes popular now, it’s no wonder that he’s coming to Broadway nex. more »»

Copper Country Causes

December 20, 2014 HOUGHTON — During the holiday season, many local organizations rely on the generosity and talent of the Copper Country to bring holiday cheer to those who are less fortunate. more »»

A new spin on an old classic

December 18, 2014 CALUMET — It’s become a Christmas tradition to see “A Christmas Story” broadcast over and over again throughout the holiday season, but the students at Calumet High School will perform the stage... more »»

Keeping off the holiday weight

December 18, 2014 HOUGHTON — Around the holidays, visions of sugarplums can also mean visions of holiday pounds.  However, enjoying the holiday season doesn’t have to come with a wider waistline. more »»

'Gone with the Wind' premiere sparked tension

December 18, 2014 ATLANTA — Seventy-five years after the premiere of the movie “Gone with the Wind,” research is shedding light on the racial tensions that existed at the time between the producer and city of Atlanta... more »»

'Saving Private Ryan' among preserved films

December 18, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — “Saving Private Ryan” and “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” are among 25 movies being inducted this year into the National Film Registry for long-term preservation, the Library of Congres... more »»



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