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'Lindeville' is where Ashley McBryde's characters come alive

'Lindeville' is where Ashley McBryde's characters come alive

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country singer-songwriter Ashley McBryde had a whole cast of colorful characters that lived in her songs, and her friends' songs, too, and now she has a town to let them flourish.
Hilary Swank talks filming new series while expecting twins

Hilary Swank talks filming new series while expecting twins

Hilary Swank has announced she's pregnant with twins and says that revelation might explain some of her actions on set of her new ABC series “ Alaska Daily .” “You don’t tell for 12 weeks for a certain reason.
Review: In 'Tár,' Cate Blanchett is a maestro at work

Review: In 'Tár,' Cate Blanchett is a maestro at work

“Time is the thing," says Lydia Tár (Cate Blanchett) in Todd Fields' “Tár.
France: Oscar winners cut off their hair for Iran protesters

France: Oscar winners cut off their hair for Iran protesters

PARIS (AP) — Oscar-winning actors Marion Cotillard and Juliette Binoche, as well as other French screen and music stars, filmed themselves chopping off locks of their hair in a video posted Wednesday in support of protesters in Iran.
Boston Symphony Orchestra to embark on 4-city tour of Japan

Boston Symphony Orchestra to embark on 4-city tour of Japan

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Symphony Orchestra is embarking on a four-city tour of Japan next month, for its first overseas engagements since before the coronavirus pandemic forced the cancellation of cultural events around the world.
Steinbeck's letter to son on love, 'the best thing,' on sale

Steinbeck's letter to son on love, 'the best thing,' on sale

BOSTON (AP) — A tender and touching letter that author John Steinbeck penned to his teenage son , offering fatherly advice after the young man confided that he was in love for the first time, is going up for auction.
SXSW's Pierson steps down after 15 years leading film fest

SXSW's Pierson steps down after 15 years leading film fest

NEW YORK (AP) — After 15 years running SXSW's film festival, director Janet Pierson is stepping down. Her longtime deputy, Claudette Godfrey, will take over leading the annual Austin, Texas, gathering, one of America's premier film festivals.
Jake Lacy becomes a lead after years of supporting roles

Jake Lacy becomes a lead after years of supporting roles

While most people slowed down during the pandemic, Jake Lacy's schedule accelerated.
Review: A spiky social satire in ‘Triangle of Sadness’

Review: A spiky social satire in ‘Triangle of Sadness’

The question of worth flows through Ruben Östlund’s “ Triangle of Sadness ,” a handsomely grotesque satire about the guests and workers aboard a luxury yacht.
Lawsuit settled, film may resume after Alec Baldwin shooting

Lawsuit settled, film may resume after Alec Baldwin shooting

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The family of a cinematographer shot and killed by Alec Baldwin on the set of the film “Rust” has agreed to settle a lawsuit against the actor and the movie’s producers, and producers aim to restart the project in January despite u