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Movie Review: 'The Exorcist: Believer' doesn't desecrate the original but it won't compel you

Movie Review: 'The Exorcist: Believer' doesn't desecrate the original but it won't compel you

There may be no holier ground in horror than “The Exorcist." As endlessly as William Friedkin's 1973 film has been ripped off and resurrected, its power remains unalloyed, its place in movie history consecrated.
Movie Review: Check out 'The Royal Hotel' but don't linger in this subtle horror flick

Movie Review: Check out 'The Royal Hotel' but don't linger in this subtle horror flick

“The Royal Hotel” is a horror movie but don't expect any jump-cuts, scary masks or serial killers. It's more like the horror that dawns on a frog when it realizes it is being boiled alive.
With an audacious title and Bowen Yang playing God, ‘Dicks: The Musical’ dares to be gonzo

With an audacious title and Bowen Yang playing God, ‘Dicks: The Musical’ dares to be gonzo

TORONTO (AP) — You don’t expect to see a movie named “Dicks: The Musical” on the marquee and neither did its makers.
Movie Review: Her voice is lower, but Joan Baez has songs to sing and secrets to tell in new doc

Movie Review: Her voice is lower, but Joan Baez has songs to sing and secrets to tell in new doc

Bob Dylan called it her “heart-stopping soprano,” and it’s true that when Joan Baez unleashed that pure, angelic voice on the protest song “We Shall Overcome,” you could believe we would, indeed, overcome.
'Paw Patrol' sequel sees largest box office opening for a Canadian film in decade

'Paw Patrol' sequel sees largest box office opening for a Canadian film in decade

TORONTO — “Paw Patrol: The Mighty Movie” is pulling in mighty numbers at the box office.
Beyoncé's Renaissance World Tour is over. But it's coming to movie theaters soon

Beyoncé's Renaissance World Tour is over. But it's coming to movie theaters soon

NEW YORK (AP) — A documentary chronicling Beyoncé's just-concluded 39-city Renaissance World Tour will premiere in North American theaters Dec. 1, AMC Theaters announced Monday.
'PAW Patrol' shows bark at box office while 'The Creator' and 'Dumb Money' disappoint

'PAW Patrol' shows bark at box office while 'The Creator' and 'Dumb Money' disappoint

NEW YORK (AP) — After several quiet weeks in movie theaters, four films entered wide release over the weekend. “PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie” came out the top dog, with $23 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday.

Turkey’s premier film festival is canceled following a documentary dispute

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s oldest film festival has been canceled amid controversy surrounding a politically sensitive documentary about the aftermath of a 2016 coup attempt.
B.C. tech holding company Tiny buys majority stake in film review platform Letterboxd

B.C. tech holding company Tiny buys majority stake in film review platform Letterboxd

VICTORIA — Tech holding company Tiny Ltd. says it's buying a majority stake in movie review platform Letterboxd. Victoria, B.C.-based Tiny has not shared what it will pay for the 60 per cent stake it will take in the film diary and rating website.
At the New York Film Festival, a sluggish fall movie season seeks a higher gear

At the New York Film Festival, a sluggish fall movie season seeks a higher gear

NEW YORK (AP) — Momentum has lately been hard to come by at the movies. The big trio of fall film festivals — Venice, Telluride, Toronto — came and went without the usual amount of buzz. With actors on strike, red carpets have been mostly bare.