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Chinese and foreign film producers sign deals worth $2.3B

04/20/2015 08:29 AM EDT
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese and foreign film producers, companies and investment firms signed movie cooperation deals worth 13. 
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Literary biopic 'Golden Era' garners 5 Hong Kong film awards
04/20/2015 06:40 AM EDT - HONG KONG (AP) — "The Golden Era," a biography of Chinese novelist Xiao Hong, won top honors at the Hong Kong Film Awards, with its director Ann Hui claiming her fifth best director trophy. Full Story

'Furious 7' speeds ahead of the competition
04/19/2015 06:49 PM EDT - LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even in its debut weekend, Kevin James's "Paul Blart" sequel couldn't outpace "Furious 7. Full Story

Mark Hamill said he was 'suspicious' of J.J. Abrams
04/19/2015 12:54 AM EDT - ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mark Hamill knew he had to say yes when George Lucas told him about the plans to move forward with a new "Star Wars" trilogy. Full Story

Scarlett O'Hara outfit fetches $137,000 at auction
04/18/2015 05:54 PM EDT - DALLAS (AP) — An outfit Vivien Leigh wore when she played Scarlett O'Hara in the 1939 film "Gone With the Wind" has fetched $137,000 at auction. Full Story

Robin Williams the posthumous star of '3 Still Standing'
04/18/2015 03:40 AM EDT - TORONTO (AP) — Before the late Robin Williams enthralled television audiences on "Mork and Mindy," he already was a star on the 1970s stand-up comedy circuit — and by the '80s was a leading light for a new stand-up generation. Full Story

"3 Still Standing" documentary features Robin Williams
04/18/2015 01:19 AM EDT - TORONTO (AP) — Before the late Robin Williams enthralled television audiences on "Mork and Mindy," he was a star on the stand-up comedy circuit in the 1980s. Full Story

Ex-judge who posted details of Theron adoption loses license
04/17/2015 08:24 AM EDT - LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The former Arkansas judge who posted details online about Hollywood actress Charlize Theron's private adoption was allowed to voluntarily surrender his law license on Thursday, enabling him to avoid a disciplinary hearing following his bribery conviction in an unrelated case. Full Story

Director Peter Jackson unveils WWI exhibition in New Zealand
04/17/2015 05:19 AM EDT - WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Taking a break from filmmaking, Peter Jackson has created a museum exhibition he hopes will broaden people's perception of World War I from monochrome to color. Full Story

Paul Almond, creator of "Seven Up!" documentary, dies at 83
04/16/2015 09:44 PM EDT - LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul Almond, a Canadian-born filmmaker whose landmark 1964 documentary "Seven Up! Full Story

Missing wedding ring plucked from dog doo, returned to owner

SITKA, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska woman suspected her family's dog snatched her wedding ring, but she couldn't find proof — until the diamond-encrusted platinum band turned up months later at a local ball field. Full Story
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Kickstarter launched for legendary Italian sauce

We've lost the woman who taught America to love Italian food, but her tomato sauce may soon live on at a grocer near you. Full Story
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Chinese and foreign film producers sign deals worth $2.3B

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese and foreign film producers, companies and investment firms signed movie cooperation deals worth 13. Full Story