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Dispute over Duke Ellington royalties in court

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York's highest court is set to hear arguments by jazz composer Duke Ellington's heirs to reinstate their lawsuit against publisher EMI seeking half the royalties from foreign sales of his music....

Jaws actor from Bond films Richard Kiel dies at 74

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- Richard Kiel, the towering actor best known for portraying steel-toothed villain Jaws in a pair of James Bond films, has died. He was 74....

Jaws actor from Bond films Richard Kiel dies at 74

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- Richard Kiel, the towering actor best known for portraying steel-toothed villain Jaws in a pair of James Bond films, has died. He was 74....

War gives inspiration to Gaza's artists

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Palestinian filmmaker Khalil Mozayen's latest work was already complexly layered - a movie within a movie about a director and screenwriter producing a film about an honor killing in the Gaza Strip....

War gives inspiration to Gaza's artists

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Palestinian filmmaker Khalil Mozayen's latest work was already complexly layered - a movie within a movie about a director and screenwriter producing a film about an honor killing in the Gaza Strip....

Man accused in Letterman kidnap plot released

HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- A man who was accused of plotting to kidnap talk-show host David Letterman's young son and nanny nine years ago has been released from a Montana prison....

Man accused in Letterman kidnap plot to be freed

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) -- A man once accused of plotting to kidnap David Letterman's young son and his son's nanny from the comedian's Montana ranch for a $5 million ransom is set to be released from prison Thursday....

Showtime pulling plug on 'Nurse Jackie'

NEW YORK (AP) -- "Nurse Jackie" will soon be making her rounds one last time....

David Lynch visits Philly for exhibit on his art

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Acclaimed filmmaker David Lynch has visited Philadelphia for a preview of a museum exhibit featuring his paintings....

Chastain & McAvoy talk about 'Eleanor Rigby' film

NEW YORK (AP) -- James McAvoy says that when he showed up to work on "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby," he didn't realize the film would be broken up into two perspectives - a husband and a wife's version of how tragedy affects the trajectory of a relationship....

Vanessa Hudgens coming to Broadway as 'Gigi'

NEW YORK (AP) -- It's taken a few years, but Vanessa Hudgens has finally made the leap from "High School Musical" to a Broadway musical....

UK TV series take root in Acorn streaming service

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Here's an offbeat mystery: Why did detective Hercule Poirot's final U.S. small-screen bow come not on his familiar stage, PBS, but on a niche website devoted to streaming British whodunits and dramas?...

At 40, Brooks' 'Frankenstein' proves forever young

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) -- "Young Frankenstein" is pushing 40, but by no means over the hill....

Review: Chastain, McAvoy make 'Them' a worthy trip

NEW YORK (AP) -- All the lonely people. Where do they all belong?...

Anna Kendrick sings again in 'The Last 5 Years'

TORONTO (AP) -- Anna Kendrick is done with musicals. No really. She swears....

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