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Review: In ‘F9,’ finding a new gear for ridiculousness

If you can stomach the macho melodrama, the “Fast and Furious” movies are ridiculous big-screen ballets, with cars shooting out of skyscrapers and airplanes,...

Review: ‘A Distant Grave’ is a complex and lyrical thriller

In “A Distant Grave,” an Irish national is found shot to death on a Long Island beach By BRUCE DESILVA Associated Press June 22, 2021, 7:51...

Review: Modest Mouse return full of wisdom and silliness

It’s not a good sign when any band starts referencing death right from jump By MARK KENNEDY AP Entertainment Writer June 22, 2021, 7:28 PM • 2...

Review: Connected short stories starring beautiful messes

Associated Press critic Molly Sprayregen writes that Brandon Taylor’s “Filthy Animals,” a book of interconnected short stories, is a chronicle of pain, identity, recovery...

Special Tony Awards given to 2 shows, 1 advocacy nonprofit

The Tony Awards may be months away, but three groups can already celebrate: The Broadway Advocacy Coalition, “David Byrne’s American Utopia” and Lin-Manuel Miranda’s...

In ‘Good on Paper,’ Iliza Shlesinger becomes a leading lady

Even when she’s technically off, comedian Iliza Shlesinger is always working. During quarantine she did a full tour of drive-in stand-up shows, refined a new...

Should reporters challenge or ignore election disbelievers?

NEW YORK -- Matt Negrin's campaign to ban “election deniers” from television news failed to achieve his original goal, which was to prevent a...

Zimbabwe’s Tsitsi Dangarembga wins prestigious German prize

Zimbabwean writer and filmmaker Tsitsi Dangarembga has been awarded a prestigious German prize in honor of a body of work that has made her...

Walt Disney World’s 50th anniversary party starts Oct. 1

Walt Disney World is planning an 18-month celebration in honor of its 50th anniversary, starting in October ByThe Associated Press June 22, 2021, 3:25 PM • 3...

Elin Hilderbrand to retire from writing beach reads in 2024

Elin Hilderbrand, known as the queen of the beach read, plans to retire in 2024 By ALICIA RANCILIO Associated Press June 22, 2021, 1:50 PM • 3...