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This image released by Disney-Marvel Studios shows Brie Larson in a scene from "Captain Marvel."
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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."
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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."
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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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Adding to the reimagined Fashion District along Market Street East is "Round One," an arcade and entertainment company.
Courtesy of JPRA Architects
Steve Tawa
February 07, 2019 - 3:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Adding to the reimagined Fashion District along Market Street East is Round One, an arcade and entertainment company. Developers are also squeezing a handful of mom and pop local shops into the former Gallery mall. Center City's new mall will offer traditional retail...
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This image released by Universal Pictures shows James McAvoy in a scene from M. Night Shyamalan's "Glass."
Jessica Kourkounis/Universal Pictures via AP
January 27, 2019 - 2:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Matthew McConaughey notched one of the worst debuts of his career, Oscar nominees saw only modest bumps and M. Night Shyamalan's "Glass" easily remained No. 1 on a quiet weekend in movie theaters. The weekend's two new wide releases — McConaughey's tropic noir "Serenity" and the...
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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2017 file photo, Ashton Kutcher presents the award for outstanding performance by a female actor in a comedy series at the 23rd annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles.
Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File
January 27, 2019 - 10:47 am
NEW YORK (AP) — "Black Panther" and "BlacKkKlansman" are among the films vying for the top prize at the 25th Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday. The SAG Awards are one of the most reliable bellwethers of the Academy Awards, but several of this year's top Oscar contenders failed to land a best...
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