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Colin Firth, Emma Stone riff on working with Woody

NEW YORK (AP) -- Colin Firth had been hoping for decades to get a call from Woody Allen....

'Up the Down Staircase' writer Kaufman dies at 103

NEW YORK (AP) -- Bel Kaufman, the witty and spirited fiction writer, educator and storyteller whose million-selling "Up the Down Staircase" captured the insanity and the humor, the pathos and the poetry of the American high school, died Friday at age 103....

Stan Lee cancels Comic-Con appearance

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Stan Lee is missing in action at Comic-Con....

Bazinga! `Big Bang Theory' writers hit Comic-Con

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Past "Big Bang" Comic-Con panels have paid off for fans that score tickets. One viewer was awarded a trip to space. And there was a surprise appearance by Johnny Galecki, who hid in the audience in costume until he asked a question....

Sam Raimi announces planned `The Last of Us' film

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- "The Last of Us" video game is becoming a film....

Comic-Con gets first look at 'Mockingjay' trailer

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The trailer for the next film in the popular "Hunger Games" series is making its premiere at Comic-Con....

Zimmerman says he'll appeal NBC lawsuit dismissal

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- George Zimmerman has filed a notice to appeal the dismissal of his defamation lawsuit against NBC Universal and three reporters....

Review: 'Hercules' is schlocky but entertaining

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- You'll have to say one thing for Brett Ratner's production of "Hercules": This movie has a sense of proportion. Running just over 90 minutes, the movie is often clunky, but at least it's fast and unpretentious. And its likable star, Dwayne Johnson, manages to murder legions without ever seeming sadistic. Less violent than "300," less compelling than "Gladiator," this new addition to the sword-and-sandals genre seems likely to please the fanboy audience and stir up so...

Review: 'Hercules' is schlocky but entertaining

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- You'll have to say one thing for Brett Ratner's production of "Hercules": This movie has a sense of proportion. Running just over 90 minutes, the movie is often clunky, but at least it's fast and unpretentious. And its likable star, Dwayne Johnson, manages to murder legions without ever seeming sadistic. Less violent than "300," less compelling than "Gladiator," this new addition to the sword-and-sandals genre seems likely to please the fanboy audience and stir up so...

Lifetime drops reality TV show on Texas mortuary

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- The Lifetime TV network says it dropped a reality show about a Texas mortuary after eight decaying bodies were found at the facility and the co-owners were charged with corpse abuse....