• Not exactly Cannes, this film fest is Fargo _ with drones

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Spencer Kuhlman was playing junior hockey in Canada when a knee injury wiped out his hopes of playing in college. With time on his hands, Kuhlman turned to another passion — aviation — and soon lost himself in the pleasures of drone photography.

  • Lacrosse documentary debuts Friday in select theaters

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Miles and Lyle Thompson became lacrosse rock stars during their college careers at the University at Albany, attracting long autograph lines after games — at home and on the road.

  • For ‘The Beguiled,’ Coppola turns again to Dunst and Fanning

    CANNES, France (AP) — “Sorry, we just really girled-out on you,” Kirsten Dunst says with Sofia Coppola and Elle Fanning by her side.

  • ‘Pirates of the Caribbean 5’ sails into new franchise waters

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Captain Jack Sparrow might be a household name, but despite the cultural clout, the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise has gone adrift. In some ways, it’s been a series of diminishing returns, and they’re not done yet. As the fifth film, “Dead Men Tell No Tales,” prepares to set sail Friday, it’s already facing a few hurdles, including a changed blockbuster landscape, a star with a diminished profile and a six-year gap between installments.

  • Hoffenheim hires former Germany assistant coach Hansi Flick

    SINSHEIM, Germany (AP) — Hoffenheim has appointed former Germany assistant coach Hansi Flick as its managing director.

  • Dina Merrill, heiress and actress, dead at 93

    NEW YORK (AP) — Dina Merrill, the rebellious heiress who defied her super-rich parents to become a movie star, often portraying stylish wives or “the other woman,” has died at age 93.

  • Longest-serving James Bond star Roger Moore dies at 89

    LONDON (AP) — Sir Roger Moore saw more to life than a well-mixed martini.

  • ‘Alien: Covenant’ edges ‘Guardians’ at weekend box office

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Alien: Covenant” edged out “Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2” in the weekend box-office space battle.

  • Love blossoms, wanes in Sarah Polley’s ‘Waltz’

    TORONTO (AP) — Sarah Polley’s getting an earful from reporters asking her just how autobiographical the marital breakup is in her latest film, “Take This Waltz.” The writer-director’s answer: It’s not autobiographical at all.