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Review: In ‘Dick Johnson Is Dead,’ a celebration of life

Cinematographer Kirsten Johnson’s extraordinary new film, “Dick Johnson Is Dead,” was spurred in part by what she never captured, says Associated Press Film Writer Jake Coyle in his review.

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Woman denies attempted kidnapping of Joe Montana grandchild

A 39-year-old woman has been charged in what authorities say was an attempted kidnapping of the 9-month-old granddaughter of Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana from his Southern California home.

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Disney to lay off 28,000 at its parks in California, Florida

The Walt Disney Co. is planning to lay off 28,000 workers in its theme parks division in California and Florida.

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‘Borat’ sequel to be released by Amazon before election

Borat is back.

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Zalatoris getting a PGA Tour card a question of when and how

Will Zalatoris will be getting a PGA Tour card.

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Bereft of scripted shows, opening week ratings down for TV

With the coronavirus having thrown a halt to the production of most dramas and comedies, television ratings for the first week of the fall season were way down compared to last year.

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Review: A smart portrait of a living legend in ‘The Glorias’

Julianne Moore and Alicia Vikander play the writer and feminist icon Gloria Steinem at various stages in “The Glorias,” an unconventional and ambitious biopic from director Julie Taymor.

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Review: Bon Jovi livin’ on lots of prayers in ’2020’

This is not your momma’s Bon Jovi.

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Gabrielle Union, NBC settle dispute over racism allegations

Gabrielle Union and NBC say they have settled their differences in their dispute over her firing from “America’s Got Talent.”.

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Barry Jenkins to direct ‘Lion King’ follow-up

The Walt Disney Co. will make a follow-up to the 2019 live-action “The Lion King,” with Barry Jenkins, director of the Oscar-winning “Moonlight” and the James Baldwin adaptation “If Beale Street Could Talk,” set to direct.

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Hybrid Paris Fashion Week, both physical and digital, begins

Christian Dior became the first major fashion house to stage a traditional ready-to-wear runway show in Paris since the coronavirus pandemic hit in March.

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Former Titan Haynesworth charged with domestic assault

Former Tennessee Titans All-Pro defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth was arrested after he was accused of threatening and yelling at his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend.

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AP Entertainment Digest for Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020

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Judge says new royal book can be used in Meghan privacy case

A British judge says the publisher of Britain’s Mail on Sunday newspaper can use the contents of a recent behind-the scenes book about the Duke and Duchess of Sussex in its defense for a lawsuit brought by the duchess.

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Billboard Awards: Alicia Keys, Bad Bunny, Malone to perform

Alicia Keys, Bad Bunny, Luke Combs and leading nominee Post Malone will perform at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards.

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Reggaeton redemption: Balvin, Bunny top Latin Grammy nods

At last year’s Latin Grammy Awards, popular reggaeton and Latin trap musicians such as J Balvin, Bad Bunny and Ozuna were dismissed in the show’s top categories.

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Review: Live album shows why Lambert is perfect for Queen

Adam Lambert is not Freddie Mercury.

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Judge declines to bar death penalty in movie theater slaying

A Pennsylvania judge has declined to bar prosecutors from seeking the death penalty in the case of a man charged in a shooting death inside a movie theater last year.

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Survey: In Hollywood, few believe harassers will be punished

Three years into the #MeToo movement, a major Hollywood survey led by Anita Hill has found little faith in the ranks of the entertainment industry that sexual harassers will be held to account.

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PGA Tour in Mississippi, Europe starts Rolex Series swing

The PGA Tour is in Mississippi this week.

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Book Review: ‘Ties That Tether’ pits love against family

Jane Igharo’s “Ties That Tether” tells the story of Azere, a Nigerian immigrant living in Canada who promises her dying father that she will only marry a Nigerian man.

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Rapper Lil Yachty arrested for driving 150 mph in Ferrari

Georgia State Patrol arrested rapper Lil Yachty this month after he was allegedly caught driving more than 150 mph on an Atlanta highway.