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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Hollywood’s summer ends 2% down despite Disney dominance

NEW YORK (AP) — Never before has one studio so dominated summer at the movies. The Walt Disney Co. accounted for about half of all ticket sales in U.S. and Canada theaters on the...

In Market: Fort Worth’s Mighty Orphans will reign supreme again

Fort Worth has been in the Hollywood spotlight of late with the Robert Redford film The Old Man and the Gun filming here, along with several other projects. But few of the films have been...

Fall Movie Preview: A list of releases, from ‘It’ to’Joker’

A selective list of upcoming Fall 2019 film releases. Release dates subject to change: SEPTEMBER "It: Chapter 2" (Sept.6) — A sequel to the 2017 horror smash, from Stephen King's 1986 novel and set 27 years...

Fall Movie Preview: Hollywood goes all-in on original films

NEW YORK (AP) — When 20th Century Fox greenlit James Mangold's "Ford v. Ferrari" — an original movie with a nearly $100 million budget — the director's agent had some advice. "Enjoy this," Mangold recalled...

‘Angel Has Fallen’ tops box office with $21.3 million debut

NEW YORK (AP) — "Angel Has Fallen" easily topped the box office with a $21.3 million debut, according to studio estimates Sunday, as the action sequel became the latest mid-budget release to find modest...

Review: ‘Angel Has Fallen’ and so has the franchise

There is a certain mindless pleasure in the "Fallen" movies. Watching Gerard Butler muscle his way through increasingly preposterous obstacles as a Secret Service agent can be amusing and oddly transfixing at the same...

‘Easy Rider’ star, 1960s swashbuckler Peter Fonda dies at 79

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Peter Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right after both writing and starring in the counter-culture classic "Easy Rider," died...

Ending a drought for R-rated comedies, ‘Good Boys’ is No. 1

NEW YORK (AP) — The R-rated comedy, left for dead by some Hollywood studios, again reached No.1 at the box office over the weekend thanks to the raunchy coming-of-age tale "Good Boys," about a...

Q&A: Francis Ford Coppola on ‘Apocalypse Now’ 40 years later

NEW YORK (AP) — If filmmaking is a war, then "Apocalypse Now" was very nearly Francis Ford Coppola's Waterloo. The battles Coppola fought while making his 1979 epic nearly destroyed him. A typhoon wrecked a...

Review: In 'Blinded by the Light,' growing up with the Boss

After starring roles for Freddie Mercury ("Bohemian Rhapsody"), Elton John ("Rocketman") and the Beatles ("Yesterday"), it's Bruce Springsteen's turn to join the mixtape that the movies have lately become. But Gurinder Chadha's "Blinded by the...