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Sunday, April 11, 2021

After Scott Rudin bullying exposé, there are mostly crickets by Jake Coyle and Lindsey Bahr and Mark Kennedy

How have Hollywood and Broadway responded to an exposé detailing routine abuse and bullying by producer Scott Rudin? Mostly, with crickets.

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Sunday, October 21, 2018

“Halloween” scares up $77.5 million in box office ticket sales by Lindsey Bahr

Forty years after he first appeared in theaters, Michael Myers is still drawing huge audiences for a good scare.

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Sunday, September 2, 2018

“Crazy Rich Asians” banks another crazy rich box office weekend by Lindsey Bahr

"Crazy Rich Asians" isn't slowing down at the box office even in its third weekend in theaters, and is helping to send a strong summer moviegoing season off on a high note.

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Sunday, August 19, 2018

“Crazy Rich Asians” shines bright at the box office by Lindsey Bahr

Glitz won over guns as the gilded romance “Crazy Rich Asians” debuted at No. 1 in North American theaters this weekend, surpassing industry expectations and beating out action-packed far…

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Thursday, January 18, 2018

With Daveed Diggs, 'Blindspotting' tells an Oakland story by Lindsey Bahr

"Hamilton" star Daveed Diggs used his own life as inspiration for the film "Blindspotting," which premiered as one of the opening night films of the Sunda…

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Disney Animation, Pixar chief John Lasseter taking leave by Lindsey Bahr

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Just days before Pixar's "Coco" is set to hit theaters, Pixar co-founder and Walt Disney Animation chief John Lasseter announced he is t…

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Disney Animation, Pixar chief John Lasseter taking leave by Lindsey Bahr

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Pixar co-founder and Walt Disney Animation chief John Lasseter is taking a six-month leave of absence citing "missteps" with employees....

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Christopher Plummer to replace Kevin Spacey in Getty film by Lindsey Bahr and Jake Coyle

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- In a wholly unprecedented move, Kevin Spacey is being cut from Ridley Scott's finished film "All the Money in the World" and replaced by…

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Christopher Plummer to replace Kevin Spacey in Getty film by Lindsey Bahr and Jake Coyle

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Kevin Spacey is getting cut out of Ridley Scott's finished film "All the Money in the World" and replaced by Christopher Plummer just ov…

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Review: 'Murder on the Orient Express' is a lavish romp by Lindsey Bahr

Kenneth Branagh's "Murder on the Orient Express " is a visual feast, bursting with movie stars, glamour and production value so high, you might just exit the theat…

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Friday, November 3, 2017

Disney bars LA Times film coverage after critical piece by Lindsey Bahr

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- In response to a Los Angeles Times series about the relationship between the Walt Disney Co. and the city of Anaheim that Disney claims is "biased and ina…

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Jeannette Walls' life is now a major motion picture by Lindsey Bahr

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Author Jeannette Walls already scraped away at the dark truths, joy and hardship of her eccentric upbringing to write her memoir "The Glass Castle.&qu…

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Friday, July 14, 2017

Disney fans get look at 'Incredibles 2,' 'Wreck-It Ralph 2' by Lindsey Bahr

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- When it comes to Disney, they like to keep it in the family, whether it's getting a football team's worth of original Disney princesses to ca…

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Original Disney princesses team up in 'Wreck-It Ralph 2' by Lindsey Bahr

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Some royally familiar voices are coming back to the big screen in the "Wreck-It Ralph" sequel....

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Amazon celebrates theaters, previews Haynes' 'Wonderstruck' by Lindsey Bahr

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Amazon Studios might have a streaming component, but executives say the company is fully committed to the theatrical experience....

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Missing 'La La Land'? 'The Greatest Showman' is coming by Lindsey Bahr

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- 'City of Stars' might still be stuck in your head, but the Oscar-winning 'La La Land' songwriting duo Benj Pasek and Justin Paul …

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Q&A: "La La Land" composer on his moment in the spotlight by Lindsey Bahr

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- For "La La Land" composer and songwriter Justin Hurwitz, it's been a long, laborious ride from dreaming up the musical with his old coll…

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Sunday, February 5, 2017

'La La Land' continues dance to the Oscars with DGA win by Lindsey Bahr

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) -- "La La Land" director Damien Chazelle has waltzed off with the top honor at the Directors Guild of America Awards held Saturday in Beve…

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Sunday, January 22, 2017

Q&A: Meet 'Roxanne, Roxanne' breakout Chante Adams by Lindsey Bahr

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) -- Actress Chante Adams had just graduated from Carnegie Mellon University when she got a call from a casting agent who wanted her to audition to be the lead in t…

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Sunday, January 8, 2017

Emma Stone dedicates 'La La Land' win to fellow dreamers by Lindsey Bahr

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) -- Like the aspiring actress she plays in the ebullient musical "La La Land," Emma Stone on Sunday dedicated her first ever Golden Globe A…

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Thursday, December 22, 2016

Denzel Washington can finally breathe easy about 'Fences' by Lindsey Bahr

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Denzel Washington is feeling pretty good at the moment. It's mid-December in Los Angeles, Washington is a few weeks shy of his 62nd birthday, and the Scre…

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Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Will 'Moonlight' and 'La La Land' dominate SAG noms? by Lindsey Bahr

With the spotlight shining bright on "Moonlight" and "La La Land," the Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations could help narrow the performance playing fi…

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Saturday, December 3, 2016

Disney teases 28 minutes of 'Star Wars' spinoff 'Rogue One' by Lindsey Bahr

MARIN, Calif. (AP) -- The secretive "Star Wars" spinoff movie "Rogue One" just got a little more tangible....

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Friday, November 4, 2016

How good intentions sparked a 'Doctor Strange' controversy by Lindsey Bahr

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Director Scott Derrickson knew he had a problem on his hands before the internet did. Two, actually. "Doctor Strange," now in theaters, contained…

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Sunday, January 24, 2016

'Newtown' explores the aftermath of tragedy in a community by Lindsey Bahr

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) -- In approaching a subject as sensitive as the Newtown, Connecticut shootings of December 14, 2012, in which 20 children and 6 educators were killed at Sandy Hoo…

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Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Review: Blythe Danner excels in 'I'll See You In My Dreams' by Lindsey Bahr

Loneliness is hard to capture on film....

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Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Modernizing "Cinderella" with humanity by Lindsey Bahr

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) -- Everyone knows the tale of Cinderella....

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Saturday, January 24, 2015

Hathaway: "It's not like the world has gotten nicer" by Lindsey Bahr

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Anne Hathaway was not supposed to star in "Song One," an indie musical about a disconnected 20-something in a crisis who finds herself in folk music....

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Monday, December 22, 2014

Review: A charming cast anchors the dark 'Into the Woods' by Lindsey Bahr

This is one Disney film that's definitely not a light fairy tale....

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Monday, December 15, 2014

"Annie" is a hard knock, no fun adaptation by Lindsey Bahr

It's impossible to talk about "Annie" without admitting up front when you first experienced John Huston's 1982 film....

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Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Review: Good performances can't save 'Miss Julie' by Lindsey Bahr

The battle of the sexes and classes rages on in director Liv Ullmann's adaptation of August Strindberg's infamous 1888 play "Miss Julie." One tempestuous Midsummer's Eve finds a vast country…

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