• This image released by TBS shows Wyatt Cenac in a scene from "People of Earth," premiering on Oct. 31. (Jan Thijs/TBS via AP)

    12 TV series to watch this fall

    NEW YORK (AP) — The fall television season has been an annual rite since viewers were splitting their time between the trio of networks on their black-and-white TVs.

  • This image released by Roadside Attractions shows Tika Sumpter, left, and Parker Sawyers in a scene from "Southside With You." (Matt Dinerstein/Miramax and Roadside Attractions via AP)

    Review: In ‘Southside With You,’ when Barack met Michelle

    Writer-director Richard Tanne’s feature film debut “Southside With You” views history through an unlikely, heart-shaped prism: the first date between Barack Obama and Michelle Robinson. Contemplating further such forays into presidential romance is indeed frightful. Are we itching closer to a rom-com about the courtship between Gerald and Betty? Or, heaven help us, “Pizza Night With Bill and Hillary”?

  • Former professional boxer Roberto Duran, left, and actor Edgar Ramirez, who plays Duran in the film, pose together at the U.S. premiere of "Hands of Stone" at the SVA Theatre on Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

    “Hands of Stone”, an intimate portrait of a boxer

    NEW YORK (AP) — From a building in Manhattan’s midtown, Roberto Duran and Edgar Ramirez can see Madison Square Garden.

  • This Dec. 21, 2012 file photo shows Cameron Mackintosh, producer of the stage production of "Les Miserables" in Sydney, Australia for the premiere of the film version. American audiences will get the rare chance to catch a sneak peek of the new "Miss Saigon" before it opens on Broadway in the spring of 2017. They just have to go to a movie theater. Mackintosh said he didn't initially plan for a broadcast version of "Miss Saigon" but was persuaded to capture the 25th anniversary of its West End bow with a dozen cameras. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith, File)

    ‘Miss Saigon’ to appear on movie screens before Broadway

    NEW YORK (AP) — American audiences will get the rare chance to catch a sneak peek of the new “Miss Saigon” before it opens on Broadway next spring. They just have to go to a movie theater.

  • This image released by The Weinstein Company shows Robert De Niro, left, and Edgar Ramirez in a scene from, "Hands of Stone." (Rico Torres/The Weinstein Company via AP)

    Review: De Niro, Ramirez enter the ring in ‘Hands of Stone’

    “Hands of Stone ” is a sprawling yet fairly conventional biopic about the Panamanian boxing champion Roberto Duran — a man The Associated Press once declared the 7th greatest fighter and No. 1 lightweight of the 20th century. For the uninitiated, the title refers to Duran’s nickname. He was known for packing a mighty hit and (usually) winning.

  • In this Aug. 12, 2016 file photo, Tika Sumpter, a cast member and producer of the film "Southside with You," poses for a portrait at The London West Hollywood hotel in West Hollywood, Calif. The film opens in theaters on Friday. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

    Tika Sumpter gives birth to ‘Southside With You’

    WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Tika Sumpter is about to give birth — not just to her first baby, who appears to be due any minute, but to a new chapter in her career.

  • In this Aug. 6, 2016 photo, actor Aaron Paul appears during a photo session to promote his film, "The 9th Life of Louis Drax" in New York. The film opens nationwide on Sept. 2, (Photo by Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP)

    Another off-kilter role for Aaron Paul in ‘Louis Drax’

    NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Paul isn’t a dad, yet, but he loves playing one, however flawed that dad might be.

  • This image released by Sony Pictures shows Joe Alwyn, portraying Billy Lynn, on a screen in a scene from the film, "Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk." The film, by Ang Lee, will premiere at the New York Film Festival on Oct. 14. (Mary Cybulski/Sony-TriStar Pictures via AP)

    Ang Lee’s ‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’ to debut at NYFF

    NEW YORK (AP) — Ang Lee’s 3-D, high-frame rate drama “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk” will premiere at the New York Film Festival.

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

    In this Sept. 11, 2011 photo, director-screenwriter-actress Sarah Polley poses for a portrait during the 36th Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada.  (AP Photo/Carlo Allegri)

    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.