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Lohan skips Venice to focus on health

09/01/2013 12:04am
Lindsay Lohan says she skipped the Venice Film Festival to `'focus on my health and well-being."

'Child of God' star slept in caves preparing role

09/01/2013 12:49am
Scott Haze says he spent three cold months living in the mountains of Tennessee, subsisting on one piece of fish and one apple a day, and sleeping in caves to prepare for the role of deranged killer Lester Ballard in the film adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's novel `'Child of God."

Director: 'Night Moves' not a political statement

09/01/2013 5:56am
Indie filmmaker Kelly Reichardt, for the sake of her dog, drives back and forth between her New York home and the Oregonian landscape that shapes her films, noting along the way the increasing toll of industrialization.

Japan's Miyazaki to retire after 11 feature films

09/01/2013 8:33am
Oscar-winning director Hayao Miyazaki's animation studio says `'The Wind Rises," in competition at the Venice Film Festival, will be his last film.

'Parkland' presents chaos of Kennedy assassination

09/01/2013 9:06am
Director Peter Landesman says he licensed the infamous footage of John F. Kennedy's assassination for his film "Parkland" but decided to present it in reflection, and not as a straight image, to present events from an angle no one has seen before.

Beetle Bailey creator honored on 90th birthday

09/01/2013 10:58am
Beetle Bailey was known to be a lazy Army private, but the creator of the popular comic strip is getting accolades from top military brass and others as he celebrates his 90th birthday.

Gia Coppola seeks own voice in filmmaking

09/01/2013 1:59pm
First-time director Gia Coppola says she is trying to find her own voice as a filmmaker, so she didn't seek much help from either grandfather Francis Ford Coppola or aunt Sofia Coppola.

David Frost, known for Nixon interview, dies at 74

09/01/2013 2:25pm
David Frost had sparred with Richard Nixon for hours, recording a series of interviews with the former president three years after he stepped down in disgrace over Watergate. But as the sessions drew to a close, Frost realized he still lacked something: an acknowledgement by Nixon that he had been wrong.

Ohio man sells old comic to help fund wedding

09/01/2013 2:38pm
A Cleveland Heights dad was getting worried about the costs of his eldest daughter's upcoming wedding. Then, Spider-Man to the rescue!

AP PHOTOS: Dragon Con draws huge sci-fi crowd

09/01/2013 4:01pm
Wookies, Daleks and scantily-clad comic book characters called Atlanta home this weekend while attending the annual Dragon Con science fiction and fantasy convention. It's the rough equivalent of three consecutive days of Halloween held in high-rise Atlanta hotels.

Lady Gaga debuts ARTPOP at iTunes Festival

09/01/2013 5:06pm
With flying pigs and wigs, Lady Gaga debuted her "ARTPOP" songs at the iTunes Festival.

Indian TV channel seeks success with weddings

09/01/2013 7:41pm
Weddings and reality television: Indians are obsessed with both. Now, Shagun TV, a new television channel headquartered in a sprawling suburb of India's capital, is hoping it has found a can't-miss idea _ merging the two into a 24-hour matrimonial TV station.

David Frost's most memorable interviews

09/01/2013 10:15pm
Veteran British broadcaster David Frost set a milestone in TV history when he drew extraordinary admissions from disgraced former President Richard Nixon in 1977. Armed with ambition, talent and a remarkable contacts book, Frost sat down with many other world leaders and the biggest names in show business over half a century. Here are some highlights from some of his most prominent interviews.

Nine Inch Nails rocks 2nd day of Philly music fest

09/01/2013 11:45pm
Nine Inch Nails closed the second night of the "Budweiser Made In America" festival with a set that captured the audience _ although the crowd was not nearly as large as Beyonce's the night before.