Mumbai film fest opens amid protests over Pakistani talent

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's glitziest film festival opened this week to fanfare and fury, as Indians protested the inclusion of Pakistani artists….

A giant nude statue in California is stirring controversy

SAN LEANDRO, Calif. (AP) — There have long been complaints about the lack of women in the tech industry. Now there's a towering female figure, in a tech park across the bay from San Francisco, although not quite what some people had in mind….

‘Queen of Katwe’ stirs hope in slum where film was born

KATWE, Uganda (AP) — In a two-room shack in the heart of a Kampala slum, a barefoot 5-year-old boy is being taught how to move his pawns. He is one of scores of Ugandan children following in the footsteps of a local girl who became a chess champion and the subject of a new...

Review: Nathan Lane saves ‘The Front Page’ from fish wrap

NEW YORK (AP) — You want the story? You want to really know what's up with "The Front Page" on Broadway? Well, pay attention, you lousy baboons. Here's what you need to know: This sap of a play is older than yesterday's news....

Celebrities among those long-suffering Chicago Cubs fans

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs are trying to do something that hasn't happened in the lifetime of anyone born in the last 108 years: win a World Series….

The Latest: Prosecutor: Stalking suspect wanted to meet star

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a man charged with stalking model and reality television star Kendall Jenner (all times local):…

Laura Osnes hopes people will swing to ‘Bandstand’

NEW YORK (AP) — That rarest of sounds – a new American musical not based on an existing book or film – is heading to Broadway with Tony Award-nominee Laura Osnes – and it's got quite a swing….

Let’s do the time warp again! Rocky Horror remake rocks

Various Artists "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" soundtrack (Lou Adler's Ode Sounds & Visuals)…

‘Manchester by the Sea’ leads Gotham Awards nominations

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kenneth Lonergan's family drama "Manchester by the Sea" has picked up a leading four Gotham Independent Film Awards nominations, including best feature and best actor for star Casey Affleck….