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Producers, directors guild nominations winnow Oscar field

Jan. 7, 2020 2:33 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — An unusually busy day in a truncated awards season for Hollywood left five films — Quentin Tarantino's “Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood,” Sam Mendes' “1917,” Martin Scorsese's “The Irishman,” Bong Joon Ho's “Parasite” and...

This Dec. 2, 2019 photo shows actor Jonathan Majors during a portrait session in New York. Majors was named one of the breakthrough artists of the year by the Associated Press. (Photo by Christopher Smith/Invision/AP)

2019 Breakthrough Entertainer: A star-making year for Majors

Dec. 19, 2019 1:24 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — How is a great actor made? For Jonathan Majors, the 30-year-old breakout star of “The Last Black Man in San Francisco,” it started in drama school. It swelled with the discovery of August Wilson. It was provoked by teachers who pushed him to look deeper into himself and into...