Documentaries

January 05, 2017 - 3:57 am
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Queen Silvia says one of the Swedish royal family's palaces is haunted but there is nothing to be afraid of. The queen says phantoms at their private Drottningholm Palace are "pretty friendly" in a documentary about to be aired Thursday on public television channel SVT. Silvia says...
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This image released by Lionsgate shows Ryan Gosling, right, and Emma Stone in a scene from, "La La Land." The Writers Guild of America announced its nominees for the best screenplays of the year on Wednesday. Best original screenplay nominees include; “Manchester By The Sea,” “Moonlight”, “La La Land," “Hell or High Water” and “Loving.” (Dale Robinette/Lionsgate via AP)
January 04, 2017 - 2:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar favorites "Moonlight," ''La La Land" and "Manchester by the Sea" landed Writers Guild Award nominations on Wednesday, but so did the R-rated "X-Men" spinoff "Deadpool." The Writers Guild of America announced its nominees for the best screenplays of the year with selections...
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FILE- In this Sept. 10, 2011, file photo, Debbie Reynolds, left, and Carrie Fisher arrive at the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. Reynolds, star of the 1952 classic "Singin' in the Rain" died Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016, according to her son Todd Fisher. She was 84. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
December 29, 2016 - 2:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The deaths of actress and writer Carrie Fisher and her Hollywood legend mother, Debbie Reynolds, on successive days this week lend a special poignancy to an upcoming HBO film about their relationship. The film, "Bright Lights: Starring Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher," is expected...
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In this undated photo provided by This Is Just A Test (TIJAT) Media and the A&E Network, peace activist Arno Michaelis, left, speaks with Chris Buckley, the Grand Knighthawk for the North Georgia White Knights, on A&E's documentary series "Generation KKK," which premiers on January 10 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. (TIJAT/A&E via AP)
December 24, 2016 - 3:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A&E is scrapping plans for an eight-part documentary series about the Ku Klux Klan after finding out that some participants of the hate group were paid for their work on it. The network said Saturday it was dropping "Escaping the KKK: A Documentary Series Exposing Hate in...
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FILE - In this July 11, 2016 file photo Jennifer Lopez, left, and Lin-Manuel Miranda perform on NBC's "Today" show in New York. Miranda, who was everywhere in popular culture this year, was named The Associated Press Entertainer of the Year, voted by members of the news cooperative. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
December 23, 2016 - 11:55 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Winning a Pulitzer Prize and a clutch of Tony Awards in a single year would be enough for anyone. Not Lin-Manuel Miranda. Not in 2016. The "Hamilton" writer-composer picked up those honors and also earned a Golden Globe nomination, won the Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired...
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FILE - In this July 11, 2016 file photo Jennifer Lopez, left, and Lin-Manuel Miranda perform on NBC's "Today" show in New York. Miranda, who was everywhere in popular culture this year, was named The Associated Press Entertainer of the Year, voted by members of the news cooperative. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
December 21, 2016 - 7:19 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Winning a Pulitzer Prize and a clutch of Tony Awards in a single one year would be enough for anyone. Not Lin-Manuel Miranda. Not in 2016. The "Hamilton" writer-composer picked up those honors and also earned a Golden Globe nomination, won the Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama...
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FILE - In March 17, 2015, file photo, New York real estate heir Robert Durst smiles as he is transported from Orleans Parish Criminal District Court to the Orleans Parish Prison after his arraignment on murder charges in New Orleans. Durst, 73, charged with murdering a friend in Los Angeles told a prosecutor he never fled because of inertia. Documents released Friday, Dec. 16, 2016, show Durst told a prosecutor he was the world's worst fugitive. Durst did not confess to the killing but he said he was willing to provide information Deputy District Attorney John Lewin sought in exchange for a better prison assignment. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
December 17, 2016 - 2:25 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — New York real estate heir Robert Durst knew he was suspected in the Los Angeles killing of his best friend, but he never fled when he had the chance because years had passed and he didn't think police would come after him, according to recently released court documents. Durst was...
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FILE - In March 17, 2015, file photo, New York real estate heir Robert Durst smiles as he is transported from Orleans Parish Criminal District Court to the Orleans Parish Prison after his arraignment on murder charges in New Orleans. Durst, 73, charged with murdering a friend in Los Angeles told a prosecutor he never fled because of inertia. Documents released Friday, Dec. 16, 2016, show Durst told a prosecutor he was the world's worst fugitive. Durst did not confess to the killing but he said he was willing to provide information Deputy District Attorney John Lewin sought in exchange for a better prison assignment. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
December 16, 2016 - 10:29 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — New York real estate heir Robert Durst knew he was suspected in the Los Angeles killing of his best friend, but he never fled when he had the chance because years had passed and he didn't think police would come after him, according to court documents released Friday. Durst was...
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December 16, 2016 - 6:59 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A New York real estate heir charged with murder in Los Angeles told a prosecutor he cooperated with filmmakers in a documentary about his life because he wanted them to see him as "an acceptable human being," according to court documents released Friday. Robert Durst said he gave...
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