Science fiction and fantasy movies

Democratic presidential candidate South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg greets actor Kevin Costner, left, during a campaign event, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Indianola, Iowa. Costner endorsed Buttigieg's candidacy at the event. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
December 22, 2019 - 6:33 pm
INDIANOLA, Iowa (AP) — “Field of Dreams” actor Kevin Costner returned to Iowa on Sunday to go to bat for Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, pitching the small-town mayor as someone worth listening to in the crowded lineup of White House hopefuls. “Whether your road leads you to Pete...
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People walk near the Little A'Le'Inn during an event inspired by the "Storm Area 51" internet hoax, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, in Rachel, Nev. Hundreds have arrived in the desert after a Facebook post inviting people to "see them aliens" got widespread attention and gave rise to festivals this week. (AP Photo/John Locher)
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September 20, 2019 - 3:47 am
HIKO, Nev. (AP) — Sound checks echoed from a distant main stage while Daniel Martinez whirled and danced at dusty makeshift festival grounds just after sunset in Rachel, the Nevada town closest to the once-secret Area 51 military base. Martinez's muse was the thumping beat from a satellite set-up...
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FILE - This Oct. 26, 2018 file photo shows Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige at the 2018 BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. Feige will be honored at the 45th annual Saturn Awards in Los Angeles on Friday, Sept. 13. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
September 14, 2019 - 3:35 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kevin Feige was honored at the 45th annual Saturn Awards but the Marvel Studios president gave higher praise to someone other than himself. Feige said in a video message Friday night that he was "humbled" after accepting the inaugural Stan Lee Builder award, named after the late...
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This undated image released by Alexandra Hedison shows actor David Hedison, who starred in the original sci-fi classic “The Fly” and appeared in two James Bond films. Hedison died Thursday, July 18, 2019, in Los Angeles. He was 92. (Alexandra Hedison via AP)
July 22, 2019 - 4:54 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — David Hedison, who starred in the original sci-fi classic "The Fly" and appeared in two James Bond films, has died. He was 92. He died Thursday in Los Angeles with his daughters at his side, a representative for the family, Jennifer Allen, said in an email Monday. Hedison...
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This combination of photos shows a cover image for the upcoming Harper release, “The Andromeda Evolution,” by Michael Crichton and Daniel H. Wilson, left, and a portrait of the late Michael Crichton in New York on Nov. 4, 2008. Crichton’s literary archive and production company has authorized a sequel to his breakthrough novel “The Andromeda Strain.” HarperCollins Publishers announced Tuesday that “The Andromeda Evolution” will come out Nov. 12. (Harper via AP, left, AP File)
February 26, 2019 - 10:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The late Michael Crichton's literary archive and production company has authorized a sequel to his breakthrough novel "The Andromeda Strain." HarperCollins Publishers announced Tuesday that "The Andromeda Evolution" will come out Nov. 12. The book will be a collaboration between...
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This image released by Twentieth Century Fox shows the character Alita, voiced by Rosa Salazar, in a scene from "Alita: Battle Angel." (Twentieth Century Fox via AP)
February 17, 2019 - 11:44 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The sci-fi fantasy "Alita: Battle Angel" has topped the charts in its first weekend in theaters, but it is leading one of the slowest Presidents Day weekends at the box office in years and has a ways to go to make up its costly production budget. 20th Century Fox says Sunday that...
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FILE- In this Nov. 18, 2018, file photo filmmaker Ava DuVernay addresses the audience during the 2018 Governors Awards at The Ray Dolby Ballroom in Los Angeles. “VH1 Trailblazer Honors” will pay tribute to Academy Award-nominated director DuVernay to kick off Women’s History Month. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, FIle)
January 28, 2019 - 8:09 am
NEW YORK (AP) — "VH1 Trailblazer Honors" will pay tribute to Academy Award-nominated director Ava DuVernay to kick off Women's History Month. The 46-year-old's screenwriter includes the films "Selma," ''13TH" and "A Wrinkle In Time." The 2018 fantasy movie made her the highest-grossing female black...
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This image released by Universal Pictures shows Jack Black, from left, Owen Vaccaro and Cate Blanchett in a scene from "The House With A Clock in Its Walls." (Quantrell D. Colbert/Universal Pictures via AP)
September 23, 2018 - 12:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The gothic family fantasy "A House With a Clock in Its Walls" exceeded expectations to debut with an estimated $26.9 million in ticket sales at the weekend box office. Audiences showed considerably less interest in Michael Moore's Donald Trump-themed documentary, "Fahrenheit 11/9,"...
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This image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment shows Michelle Yeoh, from left, Henry Golding and Constance Wu in a scene from the film "Crazy Rich Asians." (Sanja Bucko/Warner Bros. Entertainment via AP)
September 02, 2018 - 2:22 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Crazy Rich Asians" isn't slowing down at the box office even in its third weekend in theaters, and is helping to send a strong summer moviegoing season off on a high note. Studios on Sunday say the romantic comedy has topped the domestic charts again. Warner Bros. estimates that...
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In this May 25, 2017 file photo, actor Will Smith poses for photographers upon arrival at the amfAR charity gala during the Cannes 70th international film festival, in Cap d'Antibes, southern France. Smith, Jordan Peele, Kirsten Dunst and Robert Downey Jr. are part of YouTube Original’s new series line-up. YouTube said Friday, July 27, 2018, that in “Will Smith: The Jump,” the star will bungee jump from a helicopter over the Grand Canyon. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP, File)
July 27, 2018 - 8:15 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Will Smith, Jordan Peele, Kirsten Dunst and Robert Downey Jr. are part of YouTube Original's new series line-up. YouTube said Friday that in "Will Smith: The Jump," the star will bungee jump from a helicopter over the Grand Canyon. The live broadcast will take place on...
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