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US film crew chasing Poland Holocaust story may face charges

Feb. 14, 2020 10:38 AM EST

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A team of U.S. award-winning documentary filmmakers pursuing a Holocaust-era story in western Poland could face charges of unauthorized excavation work, punishable by up to two years in prison, a Polish prosecutor said Friday. Seven filmmakers, mostly from Los Angeles, are researching...

FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 19, 2007 file photo German movie producer Joseph Vilsmaier attends the awarding ceremony of the Bavarian Movie Award at the Prinzregententheater in Munich, Germany. German filmmaker Joseph Vilsmaier, whose striking portrayal of the Battle of Stalingrad brought home the horrors of war to a new generation, has died. His agent confirmed Wednesday that Vilsmaier 'died peacefully at his home' in Bavaria on Tuesday at the age of 81. (AP Photo/Christof Stache, file)

German filmmaker Vilsmaier, known for 'Stalingrad,' dies

Feb. 12, 2020 8:17 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Joseph Vilsmaier, a German filmmaker whose striking portrayal of the Battle of Stalingrad brought home the horrors of war to a new generation, has died. He was 81. His agent confirmed Wednesday that Vilsmaier “died peacefully at his home” in Bavaria on Tuesday. Vilsmaier's 1993...

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Final list of Academy Award winners

Feb. 10, 2020 6:39 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The winners at the 92nd Academy Awards, which were held Sunday at the Dolby Theatre: Best picture: “Parasite" Best actor: Joaquin Phoenix, “Joker” Best actress: Renée Zellweger, “Judy” Best director: Bong Joon Ho, “Parasite” Best...

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Oscar Predictions: Can 'Parasite' upset '1917'?

Feb. 5, 2020 4:49 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Ahead of Sunday’s 92nd Academy Awards, Associated Press Film Writer Jake Coyle shares his predictions for a ceremony with a lot of locks but the potential for a few surprises. BEST PICTURE The Nominees: “Ford v Ferrari,” “The Irishman,” “Jojo...

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'Bad Boys' tops box office for third straight week

Feb. 2, 2020 2:32 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Bad Boys of Life” went for a three-peat at the box office during Super Bowl weekend. The Sony Pictures’ film starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence brought in $17.6 million to claim the No. 1 spot for the third straight week. The studio said the third installment...

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'Bad Boys for Life' debuts so good with box office top spot

Jan. 19, 2020 2:24 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two "Bad Boys” were too good for one “Dolittle” at the box office. “Bad Boys for Life” starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence brought in $59 million in the U.S. and Canada to score a No. 1 debut entering the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend. The...

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'1917' takes top honor at the Producers Guild Awards

Jan. 19, 2020 1:18 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — If the Producers Guild Awards are a true predictor of the Oscars' best film category, then the World War I film “1917” is poised to come away with the top honor in a few weeks. The Sam Mendes film won the award for theatrical motion picture at the untelevised ceremony...

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The Latest: '1917' wins best drama film Golden Globe award

Jan. 9, 2020 2:18 PM EST

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on on the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards honoring achievements in television and film and being presented Sunday at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California (all times local): 8:05 p.m. The Golden Globe for drama best picture goes to...

FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020 file photo, Joaquin Phoenix arrives at the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on  in Beverly Hills, Calif. The film “Joker” has topped the nominations for the British Academy film awards announced on Tuesday Jan. 7, 2020. The awards will be announced at a gala event hosted by Graham Norton on February 2. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

'Joker' tops nominations for British Academy film awards

Jan. 7, 2020 12:25 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — The film “Joker” has topped the nominations for the British Academy film awards announced Tuesday. The movie about the origins of the comic book villain received 11 BAFTA nominations including best film, best actor for Joaquin Phoenix, and best director. Martin Scorsese's...

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'1917,' 'Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood' win Golden Globes

Jan. 6, 2020 6:58 AM EST

The 77th Golden Globes were meant to be a coronation for Netflix. Instead, a pair of big-screen epics took top honors Sunday, as Sam Mendes’ technically dazzling World War I tale “1917” won best picture, drama, and Quentin Tarantino’s radiant Los Angeles fable “Once Upon a...