Arts and entertainment

August 03, 2017 - 12:06 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Filmmakers have joined the national conversation about race, policing and social protest, and will gather this week in Philadelphia to showcase stories of global struggle at the sixth annual BlackStar Film Festival. The black cinema showcase opening Thursday features more than a...
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August 03, 2017 - 12:05 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Filmmakers will join the national conversation about race, policing and social protest this week in Philadelphia. The sixth annual BlackStar Film Festival will focus on the theme of "resistance," and examine uprisings around the world, including in the United States. Film topics...
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FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2015 photo, South Korean director Kim Ki-duk speaks during an interview at the Busan International Film Festival in Busan, South Korea. South Korean prosecutors are investigating award-winning film director Kim Ki-duk after an actress accused him of hitting her and trying to force her into shooting off-script sexual scenes while making a 2013 movie. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
August 02, 2017 - 11:37 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors are investigating award-winning film director Kim Ki-duk after an actress accused him of hitting her and trying to force her into shooting off-script sexual scenes while making a 2013 movie. An official from the Seoul Central District Prosecutors'...
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August 02, 2017 - 11:11 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors are investigating award-winning film director Kim Ki-duk after an actress accused him of hitting her and trying to force her into shooting off-script sexual scenes while making a 2013 movie. An official from the Seoul Central District Prosecutors'...
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FILE - In this March 12, 2007, file photo, The Furious Five, from left, Scorpio, Melle Mel, Kidd Creole and Rahiem appear in the press room at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in New York. The Furious Five is being inducted into the Hall of Fame with Grandmaster Flash. One of the founding members of the 1980s hip hop group Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five has been arrested in New York in connection with the fatal stabbing of a homeless man. Police say 57-year-old Nathaniel Glover, also known as The Kidd Creole, was arrested Wednesday night, Aug. 2, 2017, on murder charges. (AP Photo/Stuart Ramson, File)
August 02, 2017 - 9:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — One of the founding members of the 1980s hip hop group Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five has been arrested in New York in connection with the fatal stabbing of a homeless man. Police say 57-year-old Nathaniel Glover, also known as The Kidd Creole, was arrested Wednesday night...
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August 02, 2017 - 9:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — One of the founding members of the 1980s hip hop group Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five has been arrested in New York in connection with the fatal stabbing of a homeless man. Police say 57-year-old Nathaniel Glover, also known as The Kidd Creole, was arrested Wednesday night...
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Rachel Bloom, a cast member in the CW series "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend," shows off her ring as she poses for a portrait during the 2017 Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at the Beverly Hilton on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
August 02, 2017 - 7:02 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — She's obsessive and self-absorbed, but what's really going on with Rachel Bloom's "Crazy Ex Girlfriend" character? We'll find out in the show's third season. Bloom says the character will be medically diagnosed in an upcoming episode. She spoke Wednesday following a...
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This image released by Ringling College of Art and Design shows a scene from the animated short, "In a Heartbeat," by filmmakers Beth David and Esteban Bravo. David and Bravo released the film online Monday where it quickly began trending on Twitter. (Ringling College of Art and Design via AP)
August 02, 2017 - 3:26 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An animated short film about an adolescent gay couple has gone viral, garnering over 6 million views on YouTube in just two days. "In a Heartbeat " follows a boy addressing his sexuality after falling in love with a male classmate in elementary school. The short was created by...
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August 02, 2017 - 2:43 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An animated short film about an adolescent gay couple has gone viral, garnering over 6 million views on YouTube in just two days. "In a Heartbeat " follows a boy addressing his sexuality after falling in love with a male classmate in elementary school. The short was created by...
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FILE - In this May 8, 2006 file photo, Knopf editor Judith Jones delivers her acceptance speech after she received the lifetime achievement award during the 2006 James Beard Foundation Awards ceremony, in New York. Jones died of complications from Alzheimer’s on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, at her summer home in Walden, Vt. She was 93. (AP Photo Richard Drew, File)
August 02, 2017 - 2:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Judith Jones, a consummate literary editor who helped revolutionize American cuisine by publishing Julia Child and other groundbreaking cookbook authors, worked for decades with John Updike and Anne Tyler and helped introduce English-language readers to "The Diary of Anne Frank,"...
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