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Summer of sequels, reboots: Some underdogs in coming movie season include originality and opportunity
NEW YORK — Hollywood’s summer, which kicks off with the fittingly combative “Captain America: Civil War,” will be a season of struggle: for box office, for originality and for opportunity. More than ever, the big tent of summer moviegoing is held up by a forest of tentpoles stretching from ...
By Jake Coyle The Associated Press FULL STORY
In ‘BFG,’ Rylance takes on a new role: Spielberg regular
NEW YORK — The first time Steven Spielberg offered a role to Mark Rylance, the actor said no. That was 30 years ago for “Empire of the Sun.” Now, Rylance can’t stop saying yes. Fresh off their Oscar-winning collaboration on “Bridge of Spies,” Spielberg and Rylance have booked not just a...
By Jake Coyle The Associated Press FULL STORY
Fans’ Holy Grail: unreleased songs in Prince’s vault
LOS ANGELES — In the days since Prince died, YouTube and other uploading sites have been flooded with hundreds of hours of the superstar’s songs, concert footage, TV appearances and music videos. It’s a boon for Prince lovers, and a sign that the notoriously tight copyright controls the art...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Comcast buying DreamWorks Animation for about $3.55B
NEW YORK — Comcast is buying DreamWorks Animation, the film company behind the “Shrek,” “Madagascar” and “Kung Fu Panda” franchises, for approximately $3.55 billion, strengthening its presence in the important and growing business of children’s entertainment. DreamWorks stockholders...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Museum gotta see ‘um
“IN PERSPECTIVE”: ROLAND PETERSEN AT THE STUDIO SHOP GALLERY IN BURLINGAME. Roland Petersen, one of the last of the Bay Area Figurative School artists who flourished in the mid-20th century, will visit The Studio Shop Gallery in Burlingame on 6 p.m. Friday, May 6, in connection with a showing of...
By Susan Cohn Daily Journal Senior Correspondent FULL STORY

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