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April 24, 2020 - 1:24 pm
The door to the bullpen swings open, a reliever emerges and a familiar song comes blasting through the stadium’s PA system, energizing the crowd. Before Hall of Famers Mariano Rivera and Trevor Hoffman took the mound with this type of fanfare, there was Ricky Vaughn, the fictitious bad-boy pitcher...
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FILE - This June 18, 2012 file photo shows actress Shirley Knight at the "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" premiere in New York. Knight, the Kansas-born actress who was nominated for two Oscars early in her career and went on to play an astonishing variety of roles in movies, TV and the stage, has died. She was 83. Kaitlin Hopkins says her mother passed away Wednesday of natural causes in San Marcos, Texas. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
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April 23, 2020 - 6:45 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shirley Knight, the Kansas-born actress who was nominated for two Oscars early in her career and went on to play an astonishing variety of roles in movies, TV and the stage, has died. She was 83. Knight passed away Wednesday at her daughter's home in San Marcos, Texas, according...
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CORRECTS SPELLING OF PHOTOGRAPHER'S FIRST NAME TO JASIN INSTEAD OF JASON - This image provided by Netflix shows actors David Harbour, from left, and Chris Hemsworth being directed by Sam Hargrave for a scene in the action film "Extraction." Hargrave, who was Chris Evans' stunt double on “Captain America” and Hugh Jackman's double on “Wolverine,” is the latest in a lineage of stuntmen who have gone from stepping in for actors to directing them. (Jasin Boland/Netflix via AP)
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April 22, 2020 - 8:00 pm
Some of today's top action directors were first doubles for Brad Pitt, Neo and Wolverine. Increasingly, filmmakers are coming from the ranks of stuntmen and stunt coordinators, whose years of accomplishing complicated shots, managing the risks of cast and crew and working intimately with stars have...
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FILE - This Feb. 4, 2019 file photo shows Oscar nominee Brad Bird at the 91st Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon in Beverly Hills, Calif. Turner Classic Movies has enlisted “Ratatouille” and “The Iron Giant” director Brad Bird to program the latest season of “The Essentials.” The weekly series begins on May 2 and airs every Saturday night. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
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April 22, 2020 - 1:00 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Turner Classic Movies has enlisted “Ratatouille” and “The Iron Giant” director Brad Bird to program the latest 20-episode season of “The Essentials," the channel said Wednesday. Bird’s selections run the gamut of classic film offerings. There are musicals like “Singin’ in the...
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This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows characters Shaggy, voiced by Will Forte, left, and Scooby-Doo, voiced by Frank Welker, in a scene from the animated film "Scoob!" The Scooby-Doo film will bypass theaters and premiere directly on digital platforms, Warner Bros. said Tuesday, making it the latest studio to experiment with an on-demand release during the pandemic shutdown. (Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)
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April 21, 2020 - 8:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The animated Scooby-Doo film “Scoob!” will bypass theaters and premiere directly on digital platforms, Warner Bros. said Tuesday, making it the latest studio to experiment with an on-demand release during the pandemic shutdown. “Scoob!” had originally been set to open in theaters on...
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April 21, 2020 - 1:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The next “Hunger Games” book is coming out next month, and a movie version is now being planned. Lionsgate is working on an adaptation of Suzanne Collins' “The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes,” a prequel to her three “Hunger Games” novels that will be released May 19. Collins'...
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FDNY ambulances are seen entering and leaving the emergency room at Queens Hospital Center, Monday, April 20, 2020, in the Jamaica neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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April 20, 2020 - 1:52 pm
The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — Number of daily deaths in New York state continues...
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FILE - In this February 20, 2018 file photo the American director and animated film producer Gene Deitch poses for the photographer with his book of memories 'For the Love of Prague' in Prague, Czech Republic. Deitch, living in Prague with his Czech wife, animator and producer Zdenka Najmanova, has died at the age of 95 years. Deitch directed Czechoslovak-American animated film 'Munro' that won an Oscar for the Best Animated Short Film in 1961. (Vit Simanek/CTK via AP)
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April 18, 2020 - 9:30 am
PRAGUE (AP) — Gene Deitch, an American Oscar-winning illustrator, animator, film director and producer has died. He was 95. His Czech publisher, Petr Himmel, told The Associated Press Deitch died unexpectedly during the night from Thursday to Friday in his apartment in Prague’s Little Quarter...
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FILE - In this Dec, 6, 1985, file photo, actor Gene Hackman gives fictional Hickory High basketball players instructions during filming of the final game of the movie "Hoosiers" at Hinkle Fieldhouse on the Butler University campus in Indianapolis. “Hoosiers” shot all the way to No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25 of best sports movies, a one-of-a-kind poll from the news organization known for its rankings of college teams. Released in 1986 and starring Gene Hackman, “Hoosiers” led the tally in results released Friday, April 17, 2020, receiving 46 votes from a 70-person global panel of sports writers and editors who work for the AP. (AP Photo/Tom Strickland, File)
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April 17, 2020 - 12:07 pm
“Hoosiers” shot all the way to No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25 of best sports movies, a one-of-a-kind poll from the news organization known for its rankings of college teams. Released in 1986 and starring Gene Hackman, “Hoosiers” led the tally in results released Friday, receiving 46 votes...
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This screen image released by Criterion Channel shows a screen image from the streaming site offering it's Columbia Noir series. For Criterion’s anniversary, it brought back its inaugural series, Columbia Noir, which pulls together some of the studio’s most heralded film noirs (“In a Lonely Place,” “Gilda”) along with gems ripe for rediscovery (“My Name Is Julia Ross,” “Murder by Contract”). Most collections include video introductions and other supplemental material. (Criterion Channel via AP)
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April 16, 2020 - 7:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Arthouses are closed. Film festivals are canceled. But double features, matinees and film series continue to run unabated in one vital, virtual corner of moviedom. The Criterion Channel, the year-old streaming service, is a hotbed of cinephilia in the best of times. Right now, it’s...
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