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FILE - In this March 30, 2019, file photo, host Anthony Anderson speaks at the 50th annual NAACP Image Awards on Saturday, March 30, 2019, at Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Anderson is scheduled to host this year's edition of the NAACP Image Awards on Saturday night, Feb. 22.  (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

Lizzo, Nyong'o, Eddie Murphy vying for NAACP Image Awards

Feb. 22, 2020 11:32 AM EST

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Hollywood's awards season isn't over quite yet, with the NAACP Image Awards putting the spotlight Saturday on the achievements of actors and musicians of color. The evening's honorees include Oscar contenders, namely Cynthia Erivo, who starred in the Harriet Tubman biopic,...

In this Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020 photo, from left, Ilda Mason, Israel Del Rosario and Satori Folkes-Stone pose outside the Broadway Theatre in New York, where they are making their Broadway debuts in

Meet the rising stars of 'West Side Story' on Broadway

Feb. 21, 2020 6:18 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — When a new revival of “West Side Story” opens on Broadway, it will make history. The musical sees 33 young people making their Broadway debuts, a record. The show,, loosely based on William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet," chronicles the affair between two lovers caught in a...

President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Trump not a 'Parasite' fan, praises 'Gone with the Wind'

Feb. 21, 2020 5:55 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is apparently not a fan of Oscar winner “Parasite," his biggest complaint being that the movie was made in South Korea. Trump started talking about the Academy Awards during a campaign rally in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on Thursday night....

FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, file photo, Ava DuVernay speaks at the OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network's

OWN's 'Cherish the Day' is a rare celebration of black love

Feb. 21, 2020 3:15 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — To separate filmmaker and TV producer Ava DuVernay’s trenchant, history-driven projects, including “Selma” and “When They See Us,” from her new romantic drama series is to sell short the determined thoughtfulness that shapes all her work. OWN's...

President Donald Trump waves at a campaign rally Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Trump savoring scrambled Dem race, Bloomberg's debate debut

Feb. 21, 2020 12:36 AM EST

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Relishing in Democrats' jumbled primary in the wake of a fractious debate, President Donald Trump offered stinging criticism of his rivals as he sought to take advantage of the moment. Making a rare four-day swing through the West, Trump was exuding reelection confidence...

In this undated image provided by Netflix is Lana Condor, right, and Jordan Fisher in a scene from the film,

Success of 'To All the Boys' puts stars on Hollywood's radar

Feb. 20, 2020 2:32 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The 2018 release of the Netflix teen rom-com "To All the Boys I've Loved Before," changed the lives of its stars, Lana Condor and Noah Centineo, by putting them on Hollywood’s radar. "People are taking me more seriously," said Condor, a 22-year-old Vietnamese American. “I feel...

In this Sept. 5, 1983, file photo, Guion Bluford, Jr., shuttle Challenger mission specialist, is shown in portrait on returning to the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. The documentary

'Black in Space' looks at final frontier of civil rights

Feb. 20, 2020 1:56 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — In 1959, Ronald Erwin McNair walked into a South Carolina library. The 9-year-old aspiring astronaut wanted to check out a calculus book, but a librarian threatened to call the police if he didn't leave. McNair was black. Years later, McNair was selected to become only the second...

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'Sonic' speeds to $57M debut; 'Parasite' sees big Oscar bump

Feb. 19, 2020 8:26 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The redesigned “Sonic the Hedgehog” showed plenty of teeth at the box office, speeding to a $57 million debut, according to studio estimates Sunday, while “Parasite” saw one of the largest post-Oscars bumps in years following its best picture win. Paramount...

FILE - In this Tuesday, June 4, 2019, file photo, Jennifer Lawrence arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of

Jennifer Lawrence to star in Adam McKay comedy for Netflix

Feb. 19, 2020 7:04 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Jennifer Lawrence will star in the Adam McKay comedy “Don't Look Up” for Netflix. The streaming giant on Wednesday announced that it acquired the the project. McKay, who wrote the script, will direct the film about two low-level astronomers who go on a media tour to warn of...

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Review: A CGI canine yearns to be free in 'Call of the Wild'

Feb. 19, 2020 6:25 PM EST

Does the dog movie have any new tricks? Do we want it to? For the most part, we want our dog movies like our pooches: comforting, obedient and slightly slobbery. “The Call of the Wild,” the latest adaptation of Jack London’s 1903 novel, is all those things but adds a new twist. Its canine is...