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  • Emmy Awards

    Emmys 2017: ‘Handmaid’s Tale,’ ‘Big Little Lies’ wins big

    Sunday night’s 69th Primetime Emmy Awards reflected the diversity of the television landscape as well as the current political climate. Hosted by Stephen Colbert from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, the TV awards show also highlighted the work of women in the medium. It was a big night for Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale,” which took home five awards (after winning three at last week’s Creative Arts Emmys). Elisabeth Moss won her...

    Rob Lowman
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  • Emmy Awards

    Photos, news and more from the 2017 Emmy Awards

    Complete coverage from the 2017 Emmy Awards in Los Angeles.

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  • Box office receipts

    ‘It’ stomps ‘mother!’ with $60M in its second week

    NEW YORK >> The Stephen King adaptation “It” continues to scare up record ticket sales, taking in an estimated $60 million in its second week and leaving a paltry $7.5 million for Darren Aronofsky’s audacious genre-bending psychological thriller “mother!” New Line and Warner Bros.’ “It” remained easily the top draw in North American theaters, according to studio estimates Sunday. It slid 51 percent from last week’s...

    By JAKE COYLE AP Film Writer|

  • Entertainment

    Angelina Jolie’s ‘First They Killed My Father’ opens Cambodia Town Film Festival in Long Beach this weekend

    The lineup varies from full-length films that touch on the deadly Khmer Rouge regime, horror, comedy and even a live stand-up show. But in one way or another, all of the films in the upcoming Cambodia Town Film Festival aim to celebrate both the resilience and the vibrant artistic spirit of the Cambodian community. “I’m am so happy to see Cambodian film moving forward at such a fast pace,” said praCh Ly, a...

    Richard Guzman
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  • Movies & TV

    ‘It’ floats away with record-breaking $117.2 million weekend

    LOS ANGELES >> ‘It’ is a hit. The Stephen King adaptation from New Line and Warner Bros. shattered records over the weekend earning $117.2 million from 4,103 locations according to studio estimates on Sunday. Not only is “It” now the largest ever opening for a horror movie and the largest September opening of all time, the film more than doubled the earnings of the previous record holders. Before this weekend “Paranormal Activity 3”...

    By LINDSEY BAHR AP Film Writer|

  • Movies & TV

    Lift-Off Film Festival, Jeanne Moreau tribute among movie screenings in the LA area

    Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley, Santa Monica area Burbank International Film Festival: Movies include features, shorts, student and special anniversary, Sept. 6-10. Most tickets $15. AMC Burbank 16, 125 E. Palm Ave., Burbank. www.burbankfilmfest.org Los Angeles Lift-Off Film Festival: Shorts, 6 p.m. Sept. 7 ($12); “Teenage Love Bomb” (2016), 8 p.m. Sept. 7 ($12); Shorts, 6 p.m.

    Holly Andres
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  • Science fiction and fantasy movies

    ‘Star Wars IX’ director exits project due to differing ‘visions,’ Lucasfilm says

    Colin Trevorrow will no longer be directing the ninth “Star Wars” movie, according to a statement on a Lucasfilm website. “Lucasfilm and Colin Trevorrow have mutually chosen to part ways on “Star Wars: Episode IX,” the message that appeared on starwars.com Tuesday afternoon said. “Colin has been a wonderful collaborator throughout the development process but...

    Bob Strauss
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  • Box office receipts

    A slow Labor Day caps a down summer at the box office

    LOS ANGELES >> With no new wide releases, Hollywood basically took the Labor Day weekend off and put an end to what’s expected to be the lowest earning summer movie going season since 2006 — the last time the industry saw a sub-$4 billion summer. Things weren’t as apocalyptic as analysts suggested going into the weekend, which had the potential to be the worst since 1992, but that’s hardly cause for celebration. While official numbers for the four-day...

    By LINDSEY BAHR AP Film Writer|

  • Movies & TV

    Cinecon 53 Classic Film Festival among movie screening events in the Los Angeles area

    Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley, Santa Monica area Cinecon 53 Classic Film Festival: Screenings of forgotten or unusual films from the silent and early talking eras plus a movie collectibles show. Movies begin, 5 p.m. Aug. 31; 9 a.m. Sept. 1-4. Check website for schedule. Dealer’s memorabilia show: noon-9 p.m. noon-9 p.m. Aug. 31; 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sept. 1-2 (Loews Hollywood Hotel, third floor, 1755 N. Highland Ave.). Tickets $50 per day; $40 on Sept. 4;...

    Holly Andres
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  • Movies & TV

    Where to see indie films in Long Beach this week

    The fourth annual Long Beach Indie International Film, Media and Music Festival returns this week with a lineup that includes dozens of feature length films, shorts, music videos, student films, web series, documentaries, horror and other flicks. It happens Wednesday to Sunday at the Cinemark at the Pike Theater, 99 S. Pine Ave.

    Richard Guzman
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