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FILE - British actor Jonathan Pryce, from left, American actress-singer Madonna and Spanish actor Antonio Banderas appear at e news conference about the musical film "Evita" with British director Alan Parker in Buenos Aires on Feb. 6, 1996. Parker, whose movies included “Bugsy Malone,” “Midnight Express” and “Evita,” has died at the age of 76. A statement from the director’s family says Parker died Friday in London after a long illness. (AP Photo/Daniel Muzio, File)
Alan Parker, director of "Midnight Express," dies at 76British filmmaker Alan Parker, whose movies included “Bugsy Malone,” “Midnight Express” and “Evita,” has died at 76
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Family says filmmaker Alan Parker, director of ‘Midnight Express’ and ‘Evita,’ has died at 76Family says filmmaker Alan Parker, director of ‘Midnight Express’ and ‘Evita,’ has died at 76
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FILE - Serena Benavidez looks at her smartphone while waiting for a movie to start at Mission Tiki drive-in theater in Montclair, Calif., on May 28, 2020. About 1,000 theaters in the U.S. are currently open, or about a sixth of the nation’s cinemas. That includes approximately 300 drive-ins. Mission Tiki, the four-screen, Polynesian-themed drive-in, turned into the epicenter of U.S. moviegoing. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, file)
In an upside-down summer, 'Jaws,' 'E.T.' are hits againWhen historians look back on the top films at the box office in the summer of 2020, they may feel like they’ve slipped into a time warp, or maybe “Back to the Future.”
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FILE - Regina King poses for a portrait at Sofitel in New York on Feb. 13, 2019. The Toronto International Film Festival on Thursday unveiled a lineup featuring King's directorial debut “One Night in Miami,  a drama about a young Muhammad Ali, then Cassius Clay. The festival, which is set to run Sept. 10-19, has plotted a largely virtual 45th edition due to the pandemic. (Photo by Victoria Will/Invision/AP, File)
Toronto sets lineup, Regina King to debut Muhammad Ali filmThe Toronto International Film Festival on Thursday unveiled a lineup that bore little in common with its normal barrage of awards contenders and premier fall films, but features the directorial debut of Regina King and the latest documentaries from Frederick Wiseman and Werner Herzog
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Bent Fabric, Danish Grammy-winning composer, dies at 95Danish Grammy award-winning composer and pianist Bent Fabricius-Bjerre, known as Bent Fabric, who had an international hit in 1962 with the tune “Alley Cat,” has died
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FILE - Glenda Jackson arrives at the 72nd annual Tony Awards in New York on June 10, 2018.  Jackson will star in "Elizabeth is Missing", a BAFTA-nominated mystery, kicking off the 50th Anniversary of the MASTERPIECE series, premiering on Sunday, January 3, 2021 on PBS. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
Glenda Jackson film to launch PBS' 'Masterpiece' anniversaryAcclaimed actor Glenda Jackson will launch the 50th season of PBS’ “Masterpiece” drama showcase next year
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FILE - Actress Melissa Gilbert appears at Borders Books to promote her autobiography "Prairie Tail" in New York on June 9, 2009. Gilbert, who starred as Laura Ingalls on "Little House on the Prairie," is part of an upcoming PBS documentary about Laura Ingalls Wilder, whose novels inspired the TV series. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)
'Little House' author's life, times examined in PBS filmA documentary about the life of “Little House on the Prairie” author Laura Ingalls Wilder puts her novels in historical context
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Review: 'The Fight' documents the ACLU in the age of TrumpWorking from the moment of Donald Trump's inauguration, “The Fight" tries to keep pace with the American Civil Liberties Union in a ceaseless battle over civil rights
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