Seattle Post-Intelligencer: Movies

  • The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store
    Tuesday - 09/19/2017 - 06:04 PM

    iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending September 17, 2017:
    iTunes Movies US Charts:
    1. Baby Driver
    2. Transformers: The Last Knight
    3. The Mummy (2017)
    4. Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
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  • De Niro: Help rebuild Barbuda paradise destroyed by Irma
    Monday - 09/18/2017 - 11:06 PM

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Two-time Oscar-winning actor Robert De Niro came to the United Nations on Monday to appeal to all countries and organizations to help rebuild the devastated Caribbean island of Barbuda and ensure that "paradise is not lost."
    De Niro spoke at a hastily called meeting on Hurricane Irma, the most powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricane on record.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Mexico investigates killing of 'Narcos' location scout
    Monday - 09/18/2017 - 01:49 PM

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities in central Mexico say they are investigating the killing of a location scout working on the Netflix series "Narcos," which chronicles the violent world of drug trafficking.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Johnny Depp's Kentucky horse farm fails to sell at auction
    Friday - 09/15/2017 - 08:24 PM

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Johnny Depp's Kentucky horse farm has failed to sell at auction after bidding was too low.

    The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the 41-acre (17-hectare) Lexington property was listed for $2.9 million, but the top bid Friday was $1.4 million.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Character actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at age 91
    Friday - 09/15/2017 - 07:12 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Harry Dean Stanton, the shambling, craggy-face character actor with the deadpan voice who became a cult favorite through his memorable turns in "Paris, Texas," ''Repo Man" and many other films and TV shows, died Friday at age 91.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • 'A Fantastic Woman' could lead to trans history at Oscars
    Thursday - 09/14/2017 - 03:57 PM

    TORONTO (AP) — A transgender Chilean actress has turned in one of the most buzzed-about performances of the year and some are hoping she could be the first trans actor to land an Oscar nomination.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Q&A: Del Toro on his festival sensation and love of monsters
    Wednesday - 09/13/2017 - 06:13 PM

    TORONTO (AP) — If the Toronto International Film Festival has proven one thing, it's that Guillermo del Toro can work a room.
    At the premiere of his festival sensation and surefire Oscar contender "The Shape of Water," the good-humored Mexican director had the audience of the Elgin Theatre in his thrall, both by the magic of his monster romance and by his self-deprecating sincerity discussing the film's political relevance (proclamations to "make America great again," he said, were a "false memory" of the segregated early '60s in which his film is set) as well as his own fondness for his ad

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  • Russia seeks to calm tensions over czar love affair film
    Wednesday - 09/13/2017 - 07:09 AM

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Culture Minister Vladimir Medinsky has sought to downplay the "hysteria" surrounding a new film depicting the love affair between Russia's last czar and a ballerina.
    Medinsky wrote on Twitter on Wednesday that "Matilda" was just "an ordinary feature film."
    Russia's largest cinema chain announced on Tuesday that it would not show the movie because of safety fears.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Rebel Wilson awarded millions in Australia defamation case
    Tuesday - 09/12/2017 - 10:54 PM

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A judge has awarded Rebel Wilson 4.56 million Australian dollars ($3.66 million) in damages over magazine articles she said cost her roles in Hollywood films.
    A jury in Australia's Victoria state had decided in June the articles claiming she lied about her age, origins of her first name and her upbringing in Sydney were defamatory.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Cult of 'The Room' cheers James Franco's 'Disaster Artist'
    Tuesday - 09/12/2017 - 02:05 PM

    TORONTO (AP) — The spoon-throwing, football-tossing cult of "The Room" was out in full force at the premiere of James Franco's "The Disaster Artist," a making-of movie that earned the blessing of the notorious film's creator Tommy Wiseau.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share