(Chris Pizzello — the associated press)
Newest film academy members pushing hard for diversity

09/28/2016 05:31 AM EDT
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. — The newest members of the film academy say the #OscarsSoWhite crisis inspired them to seek membership. 
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"Magnificent Seven's" Chris Pratt plays a winning hand
09/23/2016 03:04 PM EDT - TORONTO >> The offer to star in Antoine Fuqua's "The Magnificent Seven" came to Chris Pratt while he was on a hunting trip with friends, listening to an audio book of Larry McMurtry's "Lonesome Dove. Full Story

Animated feature, "Storks," doesn't deliver
09/23/2016 10:34 AM EDT - The question of "Where do babies come from?" has been answered, throughout movie history, with some unsavory characters. Full Story

Monty Python's Terry Jones diagnosed with dementia
09/23/2016 10:34 AM EDT - LONDON >> Terry Jones, one of the founding members of comedy troupe Monty Python, has been diagnosed with dementia. Full Story

That haunted "Blair Witch" forest in Maryland is ready for bulldozing
09/23/2016 05:53 AM EDT - People will have different reactions to the new "The Blair Witch Project" sequel, but one thing we all probably can agree on is this: We need to hurry up and clear-cut that haunted forest in Maryland, once and for all. Full Story

"Magnificent Seven" remake is too much and not enough
09/23/2016 05:52 AM EDT - Deciding to remake "The Magnificent Seven " with a fresh batch of movie stars is certainly no sin. Full Story

China Women's Film Festival takes aim at gender inequality
09/21/2016 05:51 AM EDT - BEIJING — In films, women and girls are much more likely to take off their clothes than male actors and to be scantily clad in the first place, studies show. Full Story

Movie preview: Expect a drama-filled movie season this fall
09/16/2016 05:31 AM EDT - As Hollywood sweeps up the wreckage of failed summer blockbusters and sequels, movie fans can look forward to a fall season of promising films. Full Story

Old-school Western with more modern faces launches 41st Toronto International Film Festival
09/09/2016 02:00 PM EDT - TORONTO >> The 41st Toronto International Film Festival got underway Thursday with Antoine Fuqua's remake of "The Magnificent Seven," an old-school Western with more modern faces. Full Story

Eastwood's "Sully" is haunted and sterile
09/09/2016 02:00 PM EDT - In "Sully," Clint Eastwood's haunted and sterile docudrama of Capt. Chesley Sullenberger's 2009 landing of Flight 1549 on the Hudson, Eastwood has drained away all the superficial, rah-rah heroism of Sullenberger's great feat, but he has also sucked the life out of it. Full Story

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Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston split up

Taylor Swift decides Tom Hiddleston isn’t the one after all and hands him his walking papers.