LOS ANGELES (AP) — Character actors aren't often called larger-than-life, but Seymour Cassel, was just that. The live-wire pillar of independent film known for his frequent collaborations with...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Writer and director Brett Haley knew he wanted a "That Thing You Do" moment in his new music-loving film, "Hearts Beat Loud," where Nick Offerman's character hears the song he wrote with his daughter in public for the first time. In 2018 it wouldn't be on the radio, he thought, but it might make it onto a Spotify playlist that a local bakery would play in the background. And bingo: A perfect, charming moment that is ardently rooted in reality, just how Haley and his actors like it.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Barbara Tarbuck, a stage and screen actress who played Jane Jacks on "General Hospital" and Mother Superior Claudia on "American Horror Story: Asylum," has died. She was 74.
Tarbuck died Monday at her Los Angeles home, said her daughter, producer Jennifer Lane Connolly. Tarbuck suffered from Creutzfeldt-Jakob disorder, a rare, degenerative brain disease, Connolly said Thursday.
PRAGUE (AP) — Hungary's "It's Not the Time of My Life" has won the top prize at the 51st edition of an international film festival in the Czech spa town of Karlovy Vary.
Director Szabolcs Hajdu's movie follows two families that happen to temporarily share an unusual apartment. The organizers say the independent movie was inspired by the work of American director John Cassavetes and Swedish filmmaker Ingmar Bergman.
Hajdu has been known internationally for some of...