Review: ‘No Escape’ is taut but deeply troubled

Not since Saigon in the `70s has an American operation in Southeast Asia been as ill-conceived as “No Escape,” a taut, well-made and entirely dubious thriller….

Study: Female directors make work gains; minorities lag

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Female directors are getting slightly more work in the expanding world of TV series and outlets, but the same can’t be said for their minority counterparts, according to a new Directors Guild of America study….

Review: `We Are Your Friends’ an entertaining musical romp

Part electronic dance music tutorial and part love letter to Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley, “We Are Your Friends” is a surprisingly accessible and sweet story of a group of friends standing on the cusp of adulthood with big ambition and little direction….

Court tosses minor convictions against celebrity detective

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal appeals court has thrown out some of the less serious convictions against a former private eye who illegally tapped phones for celebrity clients….

Behar back on ‘The View'; Cameron Bure, Faris also co-hosts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joy Behar is returning to “The View” as a co-host, part of an overhauled panel that also will include newcomers Candace Cameron Bure and Paula Faris….

Dylan’s ‘Hard Rain’ lyrics going up for auction at Sotheby’s

LONDON (AP) — The draft lyrics for one of Bob Dylan’s most influential early songs is going up for auction next month….

Exhibit focusing on motherhood opens on Expo’s sidelines

MILAN (AP) — They called it “The Great Mother,” but organizers of an exhibit focusing on motherhood opening this week on the sidelines of the Milan Expo world’s fair may just as well have been called “Mamma mia.”…

Biography of Jimmy Carter scheduled to be released in 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — The author of books on Presidents Barack Obama and Franklin Roosevelt is working on a biography of Jimmy Carter….

US hero Sadler hits Straight Outta Compton Paris red carpet

PARIS (AP) — A few days ago, Anthony Sadler was just a regular 23-year-old U.S. college student travelling through Europe on the last summer days before school….

Donald Trump critiques Megyn Kelly’s return

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump is welcoming Fox News Channel’s Megyn Kelly back from a vacation with a broadside of criticism, tweeting that he liked her show better when she was away….