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This image released by STX Films shows the poster art for "The Happytime Murders," a film starring Melissa McCarthy. A judge in New York has ruled against the makers of "Sesame Street" in a dispute with the distributor of the upcoming film. U.S. District Judge Vernon Broderick ruled Wednesday that distributor can continue to use the tagline "No sesame. All street" in promoting the R-rated film, which features Muppet-like puppets in a comedic crime story. (STX Films via AP)
May 30, 2018 - 10:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge in New York ruled Wednesday against the makers of "Sesame Street" in a dispute with the distributor of the upcoming Melissa McCarthy movie, "The Happytime Murders." U.S. District Judge Vernon Broderick ruled that distributor STX Productions can continue to use the tagline "...
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This combination photo shows George Clooney at the Los Angeles premiere of "Suburbicon" in Los Angeles on Oct. 22, 2017, left, and Julia Roberts in London to promote her film "Wonder" on Nov. 5, 2017. Roberts will present Clooney, her longtime friend and frequent co-star, with the AFI Life Achievement Award at a gala to be held at the Dolby Theatre on June 7. (AP Photo)
May 30, 2018 - 4:30 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Julia Roberts is stepping out to present her longtime friend and frequent co-star George Clooney with one of the highest honors in film. The American Film Institute says Wednesday that Roberts will be on hand to give Clooney the 46th AFI Life Achievement Award at a gala to be...
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May 29, 2018 - 6:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The chairman of a company marketing and distributing a new Melissa McCarthy movie says a lawsuit from the makers of "Sesame Street" could be "potentially catastrophic" for the film's success if a judge agrees to order the removal of "NO SESAME, ALL STREET" from promotional materials...
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FILE - This undated file image released by Lucasfilm shows Alden Ehrenreich and Joonas Suotamo in a scene from "Solo: A Star Wars Story." In a box-office blip that echoed through the multiplexes, “Solo: A Star Wars Story” didn't fare well over the Memorial Day weekend, amassing an estimated $103 million in ticket sales from Thursday night to Monday, May 28, 2018. (Jonathan Olley/Lucasfilm via AP, File)
May 29, 2018 - 6:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The reaches of the galaxy far, far away might not be quite as vast as previously thought. In a box-office blip that echoed through the multiplexes, "Solo: A Star Wars Story" didn't fare well over the Memorial Day weekend, amassing an estimated $103 million in ticket sales from...
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May 29, 2018 - 3:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein's lawyer says the woman who has accused him of rape in his criminal case was in a decade-long consensual relationship with the film producer that continued after the alleged attack. Attorney Benjamin Brafman made the remark after meeting behind closed doors with...
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In this image released by Lucasfilm, Alden Ehrenreich, right, and Joonas Suotamo appear in a scene from "Solo: A Star Wars Story." (Jonathan Olley/Lucasfilm via AP)
May 27, 2018 - 2:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In the largest disturbance yet in Disney's otherwise lucrative reign over "Star Wars," the Han Solo spinoff "Solo: A Star Wars Story" opened well below expectations with a franchise-low $83.3 million in ticket sales over the three-day weekend in North American theaters. Disney...
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In this May 15, 2018 photo, filmmakers Li-Shin Yu, left, and Ric Burns discuss their new PBS documentary "The Chinese Exclusion Act," during an interview, Tuesday May 15, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
May 27, 2018 - 10:16 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Politicians seizing on immigrants as an election issue. Newspaper headlines calling for action. Talk of legislation to institute a ban. If viewers of "The Chinese Exclusion Act" documentary end up with a sense of deja vu between the film's subject, a law from 1882 that barred...
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Harvey Weinstein, right, appears at his arraignment with his lawyer Benjamin Brafman, in Manhattan Criminal Court on Friday, May 25, 2018 in New York. Weinstein is charged with two counts of rape and one count of criminal sexual act. He was released on $1 million dollars bail. (Jefferson Siegel/New York Daily News via AP, Pool)
May 26, 2018 - 9:38 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Harvey Weinstein's arrest in New York Friday is a landmark moment in the #MeToo movement. Yet as authorities work through dozens of cases against famous figures in entertainment and other industries brought on by the Weinstein-inspired wave that began in October, legal hurdles...
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May 25, 2018 - 10:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The makers of "Sesame Street" are suing the creators of a new Melissa McCarthy movie, saying they're abusing the famed puppets' sterling reputation to promote the film. A judge Friday scheduled a hearing next week to consider a request for immediate relief by Sesame Workshop, which...
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Harvey Weinstein, right, appears at his arraignment with his lawyer Benjamin Brafman, in Manhattan Criminal Court on Friday, May 25, 2018 in New York. Weinstein is charged with two counts of rape and one count of criminal sexual act. He was released on $1 million dollars bail. (Jefferson Siegel/New York Daily News via AP, Pool)
May 25, 2018 - 5:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Throughout much of last year, millions of American women resented that a man who'd bragged about sexually assaulting women had been elected president. Then came an electrifying moment — detailed allegations that another powerful man had sexually assaulted or harassed dozens of women...
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