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For Nicolas Cage, making a serial killer horror movie was a healing experience

For Nicolas Cage, making a serial killer horror movie was a healing experience

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Nicolas Cage first read the script for “Longlegs” and considered playing the titular serial killer, he knew exactly where he'd draw his inspiration from: his mother.
Review: In the chilling thriller 'Longlegs,' Maika Monroe cuts like a knife

Review: In the chilling thriller 'Longlegs,' Maika Monroe cuts like a knife

A chilling, half-remembered encounter from childhood looms over “Longlegs,” Osgood Perkins’ stylishly composed 1990s-set horror film about a young FBI agent (Maika Monroe) whose past seems to hold a key to a decades-long serial killer suburban spree.
Movie Review: 'Sing Sing' cheers the power of art inside a maximum security prison

Movie Review: 'Sing Sing' cheers the power of art inside a maximum security prison

“Sing Sing” follows the well-trodden path of a motley group of amateur actors as they come together to rehearse and put on a play in front of their peers. It's different this time, though, because everyone is a captive audience.
Kevin Costner's second 'Horizon' film pulled from theatrical release

Kevin Costner's second 'Horizon' film pulled from theatrical release

NEW YORK (AP) — The August theatrical release for the second chapter of Kevin Costner’s ambitious Western epic “Horizon: An American Saga” has been canceled after the first film fizzled in theaters.
Hot Docs president leaving beleaguered film festival as it looks to forge 'new path'

Hot Docs president leaving beleaguered film festival as it looks to forge 'new path'

The beleaguered Hot Docs Film Festival says its president Marie Nelson is leaving her position after just one year.
Movie Review: Luke Gilford takes you on a trip to a queer rodeo in 'National Anthem'

Movie Review: Luke Gilford takes you on a trip to a queer rodeo in 'National Anthem'

If “Barbie” (and Cormac McCarthy) taught us anything, it’s that few symbols herald straight hypermasculinity quite like horses do.
Sarah McLachlan to look back on impact of Lilith Fair with new documentary

Sarah McLachlan to look back on impact of Lilith Fair with new documentary

Sarah McLachlan's legendary all-female music festival Lilith Fair is getting the documentary treatment.
Ron Howard thriller starring Sydney Sweeney among films premiering at TIFF

Ron Howard thriller starring Sydney Sweeney among films premiering at TIFF

Ron Howard’s survival thriller “Eden," starring Jude Law, Sydney Sweeney and Ana de Armas, is among the films set to make a world premiere at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival.
Movie Review: Scarlett Johansson lends star power to earthbound ‘Fly Me to the Moon’

Movie Review: Scarlett Johansson lends star power to earthbound ‘Fly Me to the Moon’

“ Fly Me to the Moon ” is better than it looks. This is not a slam against the marketing campaign for the space race rom-com about a straight-laced NASA man and the Madison Avenue marketing savant brought in to sell the mission to the moon.
Paramount and Skydance merge, signaling end of a family reign in Hollywood and the rise of new power

Paramount and Skydance merge, signaling end of a family reign in Hollywood and the rise of new power

NEW YORK (AP) — The entertainment giant Paramount will merge with Skydance, closing out a decades long run by the Redstone family in Hollywood and injecting desperately needed cash into a legacy studio that has struggled to adapt to a shifting entert