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Saving the universe from Thanos is a big job, which might explain why "Avengers: Endgame" promises to be a very long sit.
Marvel Studios/Disney via CNN
March 27, 2019 - 6:26 pm
By Brian Lowry, CNN (CNN) -- Saving the universe from Thanos is a big job, which might explain why "Avengers: Endgame" promises to be a very long sit. Disney isn't confirming the length of the movie, after an online ticketing site and AMC Theatres created waves by reporting it at 182 minutes, or...
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A scene from "Captain Marvel."
Disney-Marvel Studios via AP
March 17, 2019 - 11:43 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Captain Marvel" has continued to dominate the global box office in its second weekend in theaters, leaving newcomers in the dust. Walt Disney Studios on Sunday estimates that the intergalactic superhero has earned an additional $69.3 million from North American theaters and $120...
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Christopher Nolan
Arthur Mola/Invision/AP, file
March 12, 2019 - 5:16 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Batman is turning 80 this year, and Christopher Nolan's "Dark Knight" trilogy is coming back to select theaters to celebrate in high-resolution 70mm IMAX. Warner Bros. president of domestic distribution Jeff Goldstein said Tuesday that the engagement will kick off in Los Angeles...
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This image released by Disney-Marvel Studios shows Brie Larson in a scene from "Captain Marvel."
Disney-Marvel Studios via AP
March 10, 2019 - 11:53 am
NEW YORK (AP) — "Captain Marvel," Marvel Studios' first female-fronted superhero movie, launched with an estimated $153 million domestically and $455 million globally. The result came in at the high end of expectations for "Captain Marvel," and ranks as one of Marvel's most successful character...
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Dreamstime
Hadas Kuznits
March 04, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The 23rd annual Israeli Film Festival kicks off March 16 at Philadelphia's International House with a screening of "The Unorthdox." Mindy Chriqui, artistic director and founder of the Israeli Film Festival of Philadelphia, says the films chosen this year address a...
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This image released by Universal Pictures shows characters Astrid, voiced by America Ferrera, left, and Hiccup, voiced by Jay Baruchel, in a scene from DreamWorks Animation's "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World."
DreamWorks Animation/Universal Pictures via AP
March 03, 2019 - 12:49 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World" topped the North American box office for a second week, but close on its tail was Tyler Perry's final installment of the "Madea" franchise. Driven by a largely female audience, "A Madea Family Funeral" had a better-than-expected debut...
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Bradley Cooper, left, and Lady Gaga in a scene from the latest reboot of the film "A Star is Born."
Courtesy of Warner Bros.
Rachel Kurland
February 27, 2019 - 12:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Maybe it's time to see Jack and Ally again. Whether you've never seen the award-winning film or you have the duet "Shallow" prepared for any spontaneous karaoke moment, moviegoers will have the chance to see an extended version of "A Star Is Born" in theaters for one...
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AP News
February 25, 2019 - 7:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is going after director Spike Lee, who used his Oscar acceptance speech to urge mobilization for the 2020 election. Trump tweeted Monday that Lee did a "racist hit on your President." Trump claimed that he had "done more for African Americans" than "almost"...
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This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows the characters Emmet, left, and Rex Dangervest, center, both voiced by Chris Pratt, in a scene from "The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part."
Warner Bros. Pictures via AP
February 10, 2019 - 1:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — "The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part" was easily the top ticket-seller in theaters over the weekend, but the film's $35 million opening failed to stack up to its expected haul, according to studio estimates Sunday. The animated sequel had been forecast to draw around $50 million...
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Albert Finney has died at the age of 82 after a short illness
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February 08, 2019 - 10:22 am
(CNN) -- Albert Finney, the Oscar-nominated British actor best known for his roles in "Annie," "Erin Brockovich" and "Tom Jones," has died after a short illness, according to representatives of his family. "Albert Finney, aged 82, passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to...
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