Pop Culture: Movies
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge has given preliminary approval to a settlement of up to $8 million between Sony Pictures Entertainment and current and former employees related to the hack of the company's computers last year.   Full Story
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NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Holland dug into his musical theater roots, and his acrobatic skills, to land the role of the next Spider-Man.   Full Story
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PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The little-known Cambodia International Film Festival is getting a star-powered boost this year from Angelina Jolie Pitt.   Full Story
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BOSTON (AP) — Less than three years after bombs killed three people and wounded more than 260 others at the Boston Marathon, two movies, a play and an HBO documentary are in the works, causing decidedly mixed feelings among some of those most touched by the tragedy.   Full Story
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TORONTO (AP) — In a pivotal scene early in Tom Hooper's "The Danish Girl," the 1920s Copenhagen painter Einar Wegener, as played by Eddie Redmayne, sits in for a portrait his wife Gerda (Alicia Vikander) is painting of a ballerina.   Full Story
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The 1950s-set romance "Carol" starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara collected the most nominations Tuesday for the 31st Film Independent Spirit Awards.   Full Story
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Most people probably don't know the name Lili Elbe. This reviewer didn't. But Tom Hooper's "The Danish Girl" will make sure you won't soon forget the transgender icon, even if this well-intentioned, extravagant movie leaves you with more questions than revelations.   Full Story
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Even amid warnings about Western infiltration, the famed fictional British spy James Bond still found a way to get into Iran.   Full Story
LOS ANGELES (AP) — DVD or Blu-ray box sets can be great gifts for film fans, but they're often a predictable, and let's face it, boring choice — unless they come with a little something extra, like a Tony Stark tattoo or a "Back to the Future" flux capacitor.   Full Story
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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Filming the harrowing wilderness epic "The Revenant" was like "rock climbing without a rope," director Alejandro González Iñárritu told a robust crowd on Monday at one of the first public screenings of the film.   Full Story
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Admit it. When you heard another "Rocky" movie was coming out — a seventh — you thought, really?   Full Story
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2," the final film in the highly successful franchise, easily topped the box office in its first weekend in theaters, grossing $102.   Full Story
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NEW YORK (AP) — Fear of unexpected strikes from overseas. Battles over First Amendment rights. Simmering tensions of inequality.   Full Story
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Fruitvale Station" writer-director Ryan Coogler is sending a love letter to his father in the form of the latest "Rocky" film.   Full Story
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LONDON (AP) — Nicole Kidman says her award-winning London stage performance as a scientist was a tribute to her late father.   Full Story
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SEATTLE (AP) — A Hollywood studio has paid more than $1 million to settle the "Barefoot Bandit's" court-ordered restitution in exchange for the rights to his story.   Full Story
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Mockingjay — Part 2," the final "Hunger Games" film, soared to a $101 million opening in its first weekend in theaters, according to Rentrak estimates Sunday.   Full Story
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TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The film "The Assassin" by the veteran Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-hsien has grabbed five awards, including the best director and best feature film, at the Golden Horse Awards.   Full Story
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A California police detective who was a member of the championship 1987 track team depicted in the movie McFarland USA has been charged with tipping off a drug dealer in return for more than $15,000 in bribes over three years, federal authorities announced Friday in Bakersfield.   Full Story
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NEW YORK (AP) — Is there any better team player in movies than Mark Ruffalo? Whether running in a pack of superheroes, wrestlers or journalists, Ruffalo has a rare ability to slide seamlessly into an ensemble while nevertheless standing out for his talent in doing so.   Full Story
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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Vintage cars lined the Virginia drag racing track where men and women wearing high-waisted pants and long skirts waited eagerly for popcorn at the concession stand and children darted in and out of the crowd.   Full Story
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NEW DELHI (AP) — India's film censor authorities have ordered that kissing scenes in the latest James Bond movie, "Spectre," be shortened before it is released in the country.   Full Story
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NEW YORK (AP) — Subtle and gorgeous, Todd Haynes' period romance "Carol" swells and staggers with the tremors of an unexpected love.   Full Story
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fifty dog couples that won a photo contest will get their big-screen debut in a new movie about the wedding of two bulldogs.   Full Story
NEW YORK (AP) — Cate Blanchett, accepting an honor for her film work, made reference to the recent attacks in Paris and Beirut and said her own efforts "feel very insignificant" in view of what's happening in the world.   Full Story
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jamie Foxx's daughter is going to the Golden Globe Awards. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced Tuesday that Foxx's daughter, Corinne, will serve as Miss Golden Globe at the ceremony in January.   Full Story
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Batman has his bat cave. Superman has his fortress of solitude. And soon the Avengers and a team of Transformers will call a corner on the Las Vegas Strip home.   Full Story
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NEW YORK (AP) — Richard Linklater's college basketball comedy "Everybody Wants Some" will open the South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival.   Full Story
iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending Nov. 15, 2015: iTunes Movies US Charts 1. Trainwreck 2.   Full Story
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Boosted by its stellar cast and playful take on "A Christmas Carol," ''The Night Before" is a coming-of-age stoner-buddy comedy laced with warm holiday cheer.   Full Story

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