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Tabloid's lawyers seek to get Johnny Depp lawsuit thrown out

Tabloid's lawyers seek to get Johnny Depp lawsuit thrown out

LONDON — Lawyers for British tabloid The Sun urged a U.K. judge on Thursday to throw out Johnny Depp’s libel claim against the paper because the film star allegedly failed to disclose evidence relating to his drug use.
Elizabeth Banks to drive 'Magic School Bus' onto big screens

Elizabeth Banks to drive 'Magic School Bus' onto big screens

NEW YORK — “The Magic School Bus” has travelled everywhere from Pluto to inside the human body. Now it's going somewhere new: the big screen.
New HBO series looks at lives disrupted by a serial killer

New HBO series looks at lives disrupted by a serial killer

NEW YORK — It's said that documentary filmmaking is all about being in the right place at the right time. If so, director Liz Garbus has been doubly lucky with her latest project.

Quebec author Stephane Larue wins $60K Amazon Canada First Novel Award

Quebec author Stephane Larue is the winner of this year's Amazon Canada First Novel Award. Larue was awarded the $60,000 honour Thursday for "The Dishwasher," published by Biblioasis.
Prism Prize for music videos to name winner in online show in July

Prism Prize for music videos to name winner in online show in July

TORONTO — The Prism Prize, billed as the largest cash award in the world for music videos, will hold a virtual show on July 23.

Atlanta reality TV star charged with misusing relief funds

ATLANTA — A reality television star who appeared on the show “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta” was indicted Wednesday for allegedly using coronavirus relief funds intended to help small businesses survive to pay for luxuries such as a Rolls-Royce and cus
Targeted sculptures linked to Wisconsin, Civil War history

Targeted sculptures linked to Wisconsin, Civil War history

CHICAGO — Protesters have defaced and torn down statues of historic figures during recent demonstrations against racial injustice in cities across the nation.
Disney delays Southern California theme park reopenings

Disney delays Southern California theme park reopenings

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Disney is postponing the mid-July reopening of its Southern California theme parks until it receives guidelines from the state, the company announced Wednesday.
Review: In 'Athlete A,' an abuse scandal at USA Gymnastics

Review: In 'Athlete A,' an abuse scandal at USA Gymnastics

One of the most tragic lines in the powerful and damning documentary “Athlete A,” about sexual abuse in the USA Gymnastics, comes when the gymnast Jamie Dantzscher says Larry Nassar — the osteopathic physician who in his 29 years as the USA Gymnastic
'Isolation Stories' turns lens on actors at home, pandemic

'Isolation Stories' turns lens on actors at home, pandemic

LOS ANGELES — When Jeff Pope and his family were sickened by COVID-19, getting well was the first concern. That accomplished, the British writer-producer decided to make timely art out of the pandemic’s burdens.