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In 'Detroit,' Bigelow revisits still-burning flames of 1967

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 8:13am

Kathryn Bigelow hasn't forgotten the out-of-body experience she felt when she won the best director Academy Award for her 2009 "The Hurt Locker." At that moment, she became the first woman to win the award. None have been nominated since.

Backstreet Boys, Florida Georgia Line back together on CMT

Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 6:51am

Backstreet Boys got their first hit country song this year on a collaboration with country duo Florida Georgia and now the two powerhouse acts are teaming up for a "CMT Crossroads" episode airing Aug. 30.

Disney splits with YouTube star Jake Paul after TV report

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 6:03am

Disney has parted ways with a YouTube star days after a local television news report that revealed some of his Los Angeles neighbors were fed up with his stunts.

'Despacito' singers veto Venezuelan leader's campaign remix

Jorge Rueda, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 7:00pm

There's a new take on the hit Latin pop song "Despacito." And this one is not garnering accolades from its producers.

The Who's Roger Daltrey visits teenage cancer patients

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 6:11pm

Roger Daltrey's voice may not soar as it once did. But even after 50 years of touring he hasn't lost his teenage spirit.

Rapper from Little Rock club shooting held in separate case

Kelly P. Kissel, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 6:10pm

A federal magistrate declared Monday that the rapper who was performing at a Little Rock club during a mass shooting was too dangerous to cut loose pending a trial on a separate weapons charge, rejecting arguments that gunplay captured on video and a tough-guy persona were just part of an act.

Linkin Park releases statement about band member's death

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 4:50pm

Linkin Park said their hearts are broken following the death of lead singer Chester Bennington, who died by hanging last week.

The Latest: Bennington's housekeeper found him hanging

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 4:37pm

The Latest on announcements related to the death of Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington. (all times EST):

Actor John Boyega wanted to challenge self with "Detroit"

Mike Householder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 2:46pm

"Detroit" star John Boyega says his new movie may be set a half-century ago, but it explores issues that remain relevant.

Bieber cancels rest of tour for 'unforeseen circumstances'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 2:21pm

Justin Bieber is canceling the rest of his Purpose World Tour "due to unforeseen circumstances."

Chris Harrison, Sage Steele to return as Miss America hosts

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 9:05am

ABC says Chris Harrison and Sage Steele are returning to host "The 2018 Miss America Competition."

Comic-Con hits: 'Black Panther,' Batman, 'Stranger Things'

Sandy Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 7:54am

From "Black Panther" to Batman, "Stranger Things" to "Blade Runner 2049," and "Ready Player One" to Rep. John Lewis, Comic-Con had something for almost every pop-culture appetite.

Shakespeare's Globe names Michelle Terry artistic director

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 7:01am

Shakespeare's Globe — London's open-air, Elizabethan-style playhouse — announced Monday that Olivier Award-winning actress Michelle Terry will be its new artistic director.

Comic-Con hits: 'Black Panther,' Batman, 'Stranger Things'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 5:25pm

From "Black Panther" to Batman, "Stranger Things" to "Blade Runner 2049," and "Ready Player One" to Rep. John Lewis, Comic-Con had something for almost every pop-culture appetite.

'Star Wars' fan clubs honor Carrie Fisher at Comic-Con

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 1:20pm

Four "Star Wars" costuming clubs held a tribute to their favorite fallen princess at Comic-Con.

Contest winner disqualified over pro-Trump Instagram post

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 12:48pm

A Kansas makeup artist says she won a national contest sponsored by Kat Von D Beauty but was later disqualified because of an Instagram post supporting Donald Trump's presidential candidacy.

A look at plans for new rides and more at Disney parks

Joseph Longo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 12:16pm

Disney is calling upon the "Guardians of the Galaxy" and a cohort of blockbuster movies to help modernize its amusement parks.

White-bearded Texan wins Hemingway Look-Alike Contest

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 10:26am

A white-bearded Texan has won the Hemingway Look-Alike Contest in Key West, where Ernest Hemingway lived during the 1930s.

Comic-Con goes wild for 'Black Panther' at Marvel panel

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 9:51pm

"Black Panther" stole the show Saturday night at Marvel Studios' Comic-Con presentation, outshining the Ant-Man, Thor and even the ultimate Avengers team-up, "Infinity War."

'Westworld' cast talks existentialism, robots at Comic-Con

Sandy Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 9:21pm

Actress Evan Rachel Wood says working on "Westworld" changed her life.