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  • Art Spiegelman doesn't want 'Maus' movie; launches AGO exhibition

    TORONTO - Comics master Art Spiegelman says he's rejected multiple offers to make a film adaptation out of his Pulitzer Prize-winning, Holocaust-themed graphic novel "Maus," and he'll continue to do so.
  • Screens onscreen: How do TV and film characters use tech, social media?

    TORONTO - On the twisty drama "The Good Wife," oftentimes the most electrifying moments onscreen happen on another screen.
  • What's the creative fallout from the Sony scandal? Can Hollywood overcome self-censorship?

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Sony's decision to cancel "The Interview" in the face of terrorist threats is already affecting the way Hollywood does business. It has outraged artists, killing their faith in studios to release edgy content. But it's also inspired a rare hush across a usually chatty industry as everyone from moguls to makeup artists takes stock of the scandal and how it could affect their jobs.
  • 'The Interview' jeopardizes overseas movie villains

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Hollywood loves its overseas villains. Evil forces from Russia, China and North Korea have tirelessly menaced our big-screen heroes in recent years. But, in the wake of the dramatic cancellation of "The Interview," an entire species of movie baddies might be in danger of extinction.
  • First lawsuits since South by Southwest crash that killed 4 accuse organizers of safety lapses

    AUSTIN, Texas - The first wave of victim lawsuits since four people died at the South by Southwest music festival accused organizers Thursday of safety lapses after a driver smashed through a barricade and into a crowd of concertgoers.
  • Up-and-coming Brooklyn rapper Bobby Shmurda pleads not guilty to gun and narcotics charges

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - An up-and-coming rapper pleaded not guilty on Thursday to charges he moonlighted as a gun-toting member of a New York City street gang responsible for several shootings during turf wars over drug trafficking.
  • 'Team America' screenings, added after 'The Interview' cancellation, also pulled from theatres

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Programmed as a playful substitute to "The Interview," Trey Parker and Matt Stone's North Korea comedy "Team America: World Police" also has been pulled from theatres.
  • AP Explains: How Stephen Colbert's 'Stephen Colbert' became a truly American phenomenon

    Stephen Colbert leaves Comedy Central's satirical political talk show "The Colbert Report" after nine years Thursday night. He will become host of the "Late Show" on CBS, replacing David Letterman in May. So ends the "Stephen Colbert" character he created: the outlandishly tongue-in-cheek conservative host who leapt from late-night TV to become a political and pop culture phenomenon. Many of his "Colbert Nation" fans are left trying to imagine life without his incessant lampooning of the Washington establishment and TV pundits. Here's a brief explanation of Stephen Colbert and the alter ego he is retiring:
  • VH1 stands by 'Sorority Sisters,' labeled offensive by critics; some sponsors drop the show

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. - VH1 says it's sticking with "Sorority Sisters" despite criticism of the reality show's depiction of black sorority members and the growing defection of commercial sponsors.
  • Timeline of key events in the Sony Pictures Entertainment hack

    It's been four weeks since hackers calling themselves Guardians of Peace began their cyberterrorism campaign against Sony Pictures Entertainment. In that time thousands of executive emails and other documents have been posted online, employees and their families were threatened, and unreleased films were stolen and made available for illegal download. The hackers then escalated this week to threatening 9-11-like attacks against movie theatres scheduled to show the Sony film "The Interview." That fanned security fears nationwide and resulted in the four top U.S. theatre chains pulling the film from their screens, ultimately driving Sony to cancel the film's release.

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