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Film Review: 'The King' is guilty of an Elvis crime- excess
It's usually a bad sign when critics start questioning your film before it's even finished. But director Eugene Jarecki had to endure worse. While making the documentary "The King," he actually got gruff from a member of his own film crew.
Jun 19 9:10PM AP

The Anomaly' slowly simmers as story groundwork is set up
The Anomaly: a Novel" (Grand Central Publishing), by Michael Rutger
Jun 18 5:20PM AP

Review: 'Jurassic World 2' leans on nostalgia, contrivances
Here's the good news: "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom " is more fun than "Jurassic World." It's not exactly a high bar, but still a welcome surprise. In the hands of a new director, J.
Jun 18 2:23PM AP

You Were Made for This' explores marriage and parenting
You Were Made for This" (Little, Brown), by Michelle Sacks
Jun 18 1:26PM AP

Review: Robert Glasper leads R+R=NOW into collage of sounds
R+R=NOW, "Collagically Speaking" (Blue Note)
Jun 15 9:04PM AP

Review: On 'Liberation,' Christina Aguilera is resilient
Christina Aguilera, "Liberation" (RCA Records)
Jun 15 7:46PM AP

Review: Fantastic Negrito has great sequel to Grammy winner
Fantastic Negrito, "Please Don't Be Dead" (Blackball Universe/Cooking Vinyl)
Jun 13 10:22PM AP

Review: Johnny Marr scales new heights with 'Call the Comet
Johnny Marr, "Call the Comet" (New Voodoo Records)
Jun 13 5:17PM AP

Jamie Bernstein writes 'Famous Father Girl' memoir
Famous Father Girl: a Memoir of Growing Up Bernstein" (Harper), by Jamie Bernstein
Jun 13 3:21PM AP

Once sidelined, romantic comedies rise again this summer
LOS ANGELES (AP) Summer is always full of action and superhero pics, but this year a once dormant yet utterly adored genre is coming back in a big way: the romantic comedy. After a 2017 without any from a major studio, this summer is proving to be a re-birth for this lost Hollywood staple with five notable releases, including "Crazy Rich Asians " and a "Mamma Mia! " sequel.
Jun 13 2:00PM AP

Film Review: 'Superfly' remakes a Blaxploitation classic
Director X's "Superfly" transplants the 1972 Blaxploitation classic from Harlem streets to suburban Atlanta mansions, flips Curtis Mayfield's soul score for Future's hip-hop soundtrack and forsakes the original's politically charged grit for shallow music-video indulgence.
Jun 12 8:08PM AP

Join literary scavenger hunt in 'The Bookshop of Yesterdays
The Bookshop of Yesterdays" (Park Row Books), by Amy Meyerson
Jun 12 6:27PM AP

Review: Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park explores personal loss
Mike Shinoda, "Post Traumatic" (Warner Bros.)
Jun 12 5:05PM AP

Review: Peter Buck and Joseph Arthur in spontaneous alliance
Arthur Buck, "Arthur Buck" (New West Records)
Jun 12 2:44PM AP

Review: Mystery after mystery builds in 'The Pharaoh Key
The Pharaoh Key" (Grand Central Publishing), by Preston & Child
Jun 12 1:39PM AP

Kenneth Johnson's 'The Darwin Variant' is engaging novel
The Darwin Variant" (47North), by Kenneth Johnson
Jun 12 1:06PM AP

A Place for Us' explores bonds, vulnerability of family
A Place for Us: A Novel" (SJP for Hogarth), by Fatima Farheen Mirza
Jun 11 5:48PM AP

Review: Family fun and insight in sprightly 'Incredibles 2
The Incredibles" writer/director Brad Bird has said that his characters' powers are all born of stereotypes. Dad is strong, mom is stretched in a million directions, teenage girls put up shields, little boys are full of boundless energy and babies are unpredictable. It's why he decided that for the sequel, "Incredibles 2 ," a buoyant and quick-witted romp, he'd pick up right where we left off, in that parking lot after Dash's track meet where a new threat emerges from underground.
Jun 11 4:00PM AP

An inside look at the writing, production of 'The Simpsons
Springfield Confidential: Jokes, Secrets, and Outright Lies from a Lifetime Writing for The Simpsons" (Dey Street Books), by Mike Reiss with Mathew Klickstein
Jun 11 2:35PM AP