Disney unveils Star Wars toys amid marketing blitz
NEW YORK (AP) — The release of the new Star Wars movie may still be months off, but Disney is unleashing its full marketing "Force" behind the launch of hundreds of toys and other items related to the film.14 hours ago via Associated Press
Lights out for movie houses in Libya's 'Mermaid of Med'
The Libyan capital once boasted grand movie houses that packed in smartly dressed couples for a special night out, but how times have changed. The rot started even before the 2011 revolution that ousted longtime dictator Moamer Kadhafi, and has since seen movie houses bolt their doors one after the other. Films full of blood and violence like "19 hours ago via AFP
Avicii tackles human trafficking in directorial debut
Leading DJ Avicii has turned his attention to fighting child trafficking as he made his debut as a director with a pair of disturbing videos. "For a Better Day," which will appear on Avicii's upcoming album "Stories," features a video full of unsettling imagery as hooded traffickers go on a killing spree of adults in their21 hours ago via AFP
After TV slaying, reporter's dad finds voice on gun control
COLLINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Andy Parker's resolve to fight for gun control formed in the hours after his daughter was shot and killed on live television. In his first interviews after the tragedy, he briefly mentioned the issue as he eulogized Alison. By Friday, he was pledging a full-scale fight for tougher gun laws on national TV.6 days ago via Associated Press
Review: Lily Tomlin's in full glory in bittersweet 'Grandma'
A movie about a wisecracking grandma and her teen granddaughter, racing around in a beat-up car to find $600 by nightfall. You might think it sounds like any number of mediocre road comedies out there, full of trite generational gags and sporting a sappy, all-is-forgiven ending.2 weeks ago via Associated Press