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Viola Davis' Grammy win for audiobook makes her an EGOT

Feb. 05, 2023 17:06 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Viola Davis has achieved EGOT status. The actor won a Grammy Award Sunday for best audio book, narration, and storytelling recording for her memoir “Finding Me.” “I just EGOT!” she shouted from the stage as she accepted the trophy, using...

Gunn's new DC slate features Superman, Supergirl and Batman

Jan. 31, 2023 14:22 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — New DC Studios bosses James Gunn and Peter Safran debuted their plans for a revamped and newly unified DC Universe of films and television series, including a new Superman film in 2025, a Wonder Woman prequel and a Batman movie that won't star Robert Pattinson. In...

Oscar snubs, surprises: No female directors, 'Babylon' bust

Jan. 24, 2023 10:50 AM EST

There are always a few big surprises and heartbreaks come the morning of Oscar nominations, as much as awards strategists try to mitigate those. But the batch of nominees for the 95th Academy Awards seemed to have more than its fair share of shockers, good and bad. Here are some of...

How (and where) to watch the AP Top 25 Movies online

Jan. 20, 2023 11:29 AM EST

Glittering rock ‘n’ roll, women warriors and kings, spellbinding multiverses and stories of friendship and family permeated 2022 cinema and the AP Top 25 Movies list. Some of last year's best films, as determined by our panel of 26 journalists from across the U.S., are still in...

'All Quiet on the Western Front' leads race for BAFTA awards

Jan. 19, 2023 12:54 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Visceral German-language war drama “All Quiet on the Western Front” got a field-leading 14 nominations on Thursday for the British Academy Film Awards, with genre-bending comedies “The Banshees of Inisherin“ and “Everything Everywhere All at Once” each nominated in 10...

Nominees for the 2023 British Academy Film Awards

Jan. 19, 2023 12:47 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Nominees for the 2023 British Academy Film Awards, announced Thursday: Film — “All Quiet on the Western Front”; “The Banshees of Inisherin”; Elvis"; “Everything Everywhere All at Once”; "Tár”. British Film — “Aftersun”; “The...

AFI Awards holds moment of silence for Lisa Marie Presley

Jan. 13, 2023 21:54 PM EST

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — In a ballroom filled with stars like Viola Davis, Ben Stiller and Sigourney Weaver, the American Film Institute Awards on Friday paid tribute to Lisa Marie Presley. AFI president Bob Gazzale began the ceremony with a moment of silence for Presley, who...

'Wakanda Forever' scores 12 NAACP Image Award nominations

Jan. 12, 2023 21:33 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” earned 12 NAACP Image Awards nominations on Thursday, while “The Woman King” and “Abbott Elementary” will enter next month’s ceremony as other top nominees. The “Black Panther” sequel — which found blockbuster...

List of nominees to the 80th annual Golden Globe Awards

Dec. 12, 2022 10:33 AM EST

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Nominees for the 80th annual Golden Globe Awards, which were announced Monday by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. FILM Best picture, drama: “Avatar: The Way of Water”; “Elvis”; “The Fabelmans”; “Tár”; “Top Gun:...

New this week: Lizzo, 'Criminal Minds' and 'The Woman King'

Nov. 25, 2022 11:31 AM EST

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music and video game platforms this week. MOVIES — When the Mars Rover Opportunity, nicknamed Oppy, launched in 2003, it was only...