Live-action ‘Dumbo’ struggles to soar at box office

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disney's "Dumbo" isn't exactly taking flight at the North American box office the way its other live-action remakes of animated classics have. The Walt Disney Co. said Sunday that the Tim...

Review: A symphony of debauchery in ‘The Beach Bum’

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Matthew McConaughey is at his dirt bag finest as a good-time Charlie stoner-poet named Moondog in Harmony Korine's "The Beach Bum," a bizarre and transfixing carnival of vulgarity and vice. In some ways it's the...

A new ‘Dumbo,’ but creator says themes of the classic remain

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tim Burton gave his live-action remake of "Dumbo" a more contemporary feel, but the film's stars say the director kept the simple essence and elegance of the 1941 Disney 'toon...

Today in History: ‘Life is a box of’ something from this Oscar-winning film

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Today in History Today is Wednesday, March 27, the 86th day of 2019. There are 279 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 27, 1977, in aviation's worst disaster, 583 people were killed...

Get Out! Jordan Peele’s “Us” shatters records with $70.3M

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NEW YORK (AP) — Jordan Peele has done it again. Two years after the filmmaker's "Get Out" became a box-office sensation, his frightening follow-up, "Us," debuted with $70.3 million in ticket sales, according to...

Review: In 'Us,' Jordan Peele holds a dark mirror to America

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Jordan Peele has tightened his grip in "Us," a less satirical and more slaughterhouse horror parable than the writer-director's astonishing debut, "Get Out," that despite its deficiencies will leave all who enter its shadowy...