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Clint Eastwood reflects on career, ‘American Sniper’

Filmmaker Clint Eastwood poses for a photo op before “The Legend of Cinema Luncheon: A Salute to Clint Eastwood,” during CinemaCon 2015 at Caesars Palace on Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) Filmmaker Clint Eastwood poses...

James Earl Jones, Cicely Tyson to star together on Broadway

NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway-goers this fall will get a special treat — James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson sharing the same stage again. Producers said Wednesday that the Tony Award-winners will star in a revival of D.L. Coburn’s “The Gin Game” at the...
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Dr. Oz: We will not be silenced

FILE – In this June 17, 2014, file photo, Dr. Mehmet Oz, vice chairman and professor of surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Oz is fighting back against critics who are trying to get him removed from a...

T. Coraghessan Boyle wins $30,000 for short story writing

NEW YORK (AP) — T. Coraghessan Boyle has won a $30,000 lifetime achievement award for short story writing. The 66-year-old Boyle is this year’s recipient of the Rea Award, given to authors who make a significant contribution to the art of short story writing. Prize...
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New royal baby: Destined to be a ‘spare to the heir’?

FILE – This is a Monday, April 6, 2015. file photo of Britain’s Prince Harry, right, as he reacts after shaking hands with kids holding up a sign reading “Red Heads Rule” during a visit to the Australian War Memorial in Canberra, Australia. Prince Harry...
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Brian Wilson happy to have an old friend on new record, tour

Brian Wilson performs on stage during Brian Fest: A Night To Celebrate The Music Of Brian Wilson at the Fonda Theatre on Monday, March 30, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP) Brian Wilson performs on stage during Brian Fest: A Night To Celebrate The Music...

‘Young at heart’ composer John Kander readies ‘The Visit’

FILE – In this May 4, 2011 file photo, composer John Kander attends the Tony Awards Meet the Nominees Press Reception in New York. “The Visit,” the musical Kander wrote with Fred Ebb that debuted in 2001 in Chicago, has made it to Broadway, and “Kid...

Warner Bros. previews chilling Johnny Depp film , others

LAS VEGAS (AP) — When “Fruitvale Station” director Ryan Coogler approached Sylvester Stallone about making another “Rocky” movie, Stallone thought he was insane. The creator of the “Rocky” saga told the CinemaCon audience on Tuesday...
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San Francisco symphony wins younger fans with hip nightclub

People mingle as they wait for a performance at SoundBox on Friday, April 10, 2015, in San Francisco. With an average audience age over 60, the San Francisco Symphony wanted to reach a younger audience for classical music. They created a new high-tech venue that looks like a...

Head of movie association predicts record year at box office

LAS VEGAS (AP) — It matters where you watch a movie, the head of the Motion Picture Association of America stressed Tuesday at the opening of an annual gathering of theater owners in Las Vegas. “Legitimately accessing content rewards the creators that drive...