Arts and entertainment

Leonardo DiCaprio, right, a cast member in the upcoming film "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood," addresses the audience as the film's writer/director Quentin Tarantino looks on during the Sony Pictures Entertainment presentation at CinemaCon 2018, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners, at Caesars Palace on Monday, April 23, 2018, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
April 24, 2018 - 2:55 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sony Pictures Entertainment Chairman Tom Rothman assured theater owners Monday that his studio is dedicated to appealing to a range of audiences — from global franchises such as "Spider-Man" and "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" series to family films, action pics, comedies and...
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Leonardo DiCaprio, right, a cast member in the upcoming film "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood," addresses the audience as the film's writer/director Quentin Tarantino looks on during the Sony Pictures Entertainment presentation at CinemaCon 2018, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners, at Caesars Palace on Monday, April 23, 2018, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
April 24, 2018 - 1:03 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sony Pictures Entertainment Chairman Tom Rothman assured theater owners Monday that his studio is dedicated to appealing to a range of audiences — from global franchises such as "Spider-Man" and "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" series to family films, action pics, comedies and...
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Bill Cosby departs after his sexual assault retrial, Monday, April 23, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
April 24, 2018 - 12:13 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The jury that will start deliberating Bill Cosby's fate on Tuesday has heard the comedian described over the past two weeks both as a "serial rapist" and a con artist's victim. They have seen a parade of accusers testify that the man once revered as "America's Dad" had a...
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Bill Cosby departs after his sexual assault retrial, Monday, April 23, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
April 24, 2018 - 12:11 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial will soon be in the hands of a jury. Closing arguments and deliberations are set for Tuesday. The defense rested Monday after Cosby said he wouldn't testify. The comedian is charged with three counts of aggravated indecent assault. The...
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Bruce Springsteen, center, and Patti Smith, right, perform after a special screening of "Horses: Patti Smith and Her Band" at the Beacon Theatre during the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival, on Monday, April 23, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP)
April 23, 2018 - 11:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The night belonged to Patti Smith at the Tribeca Film Festival — and to her friend Bruce Springsteen, who thrilled the crowd with a surprise visit to perform the hit they co-wrote, "Because the Night." The occasion was Monday night's premiere of a new concert documentary about Smith...
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Bruce Springsteen, center, and Patti Smith, right, perform after a special screening of "Horses: Patti Smith and Her Band" at the Beacon Theatre during the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival, on Monday, April 23, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP)
April 23, 2018 - 11:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The night belonged to Patti Smith at the Tribeca Film Festival — and to her friend Bruce Springsteen. After a screening Monday night of a new concert documentary about Smith, the curtain at Manhattan's Beacon Theater rose to reveal Smith and her band, in the flesh. They performed...
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Pallbearers carry the casket of former professional wrestler Bruno Sammartino Monday, April 23, 2018, in Ross Township, Pa., a suburb just north of Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
April 23, 2018 - 8:41 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Former professional wrestling champion Bruno Sammartino has been laid to rest in Pennsylvania, where he was remembered as one of the sport's good guys. Sammartino fled the Nazis from Italy as a child and built a career beating a string of bad guys in the 1960s and 1970s. He was...
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April 23, 2018 - 7:58 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prince's heirs have sued Walgreens and the Illinois hospital that treated the music superstar after he suffered from an opioid overdose, alleging that a doctor and various pharmacists failed to provide Prince with reasonable care, contributing to his death. The wrongful-death...
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This image released by the Tribeca Film Festival shows a scene from the virtual reality installation, "Terminal 3," featured at the Tribeca Film Festival. In “Terminal 3,” the user is an American immigration official interrogating middle eastern travelers. (Asad J. Malik/Tribeca Film festival via AP)
April 23, 2018 - 6:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A pair of standout virtual reality installations at the Tribeca Film Festival provocatively places the user in positions of power. In "Terminal 3," you are an American immigration official interrogating Middle Eastern travelers, represented by hologram. The animated "Hero"...
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FILE - This Feb. 8, 2016 file photo shows a giant Oscar statuette at the 88th Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon in Beverly Hills, Calif. Next year’s The 91st Academy Awards will be held on Feb. 24, 2019. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP, File)
April 23, 2018 - 5:26 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Next year's Oscars season has been set, with several events leading up to the broadcast of the 91st Academy Awards on Feb. 24, 2019. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced key dates during the season on Monday, including the handing out of its honorary Oscars,...
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