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'Everything Everywhere All At Once' leads Spirit Award noms

Nov. 22, 2022 16:38 PM EST

The multiverse-hopping adventure film “ Everything Everywhere All At Once ” has a leading eight nominations for the Film Independent Spirit Awards with nods for best feature, best director, best lead actor for Michelle Yeoh, supporting actors Ke Huy Quan and Jamie Lee Curtis and breakthrough...

Kenzo, first Ugandan nominated for Grammy, had humble start

Nov. 22, 2022 05:25 AM EST

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Eddy Kenzo doesn’t know precisely when he was born, a quirk of personal history that goes to the heart of how the Ugandan singer sees himself: a humble man who's sometimes anxious about what happens next. And yet Kenzo, who became the first Uganda-based...

Honorary Oscar awards celebrate Fox, Weir, Warren and Palcy

Nov. 20, 2022 09:58 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four standing ovations in one night might seem a little over-the-top, even by Hollywood standards. But at the Governors Awards Saturday night, where Michael J. Fox, Euzhan Palcy, Peter Weir and Diane Warren were celebrated with honorary Oscar statuettes, each moment felt...

Tennessee teacher nabs 'Oscar of Education' award

Nov. 19, 2022 10:41 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — At Dogwood Elementary, a sea of tiny students parted and turned around to look at their teacher, Alexis Guynes, who was sitting on a row of bleachers with tears welling up. Jane Foley, the senior vice president of the Milken Family Foundation, had just...

After 13 nominations, Diane Warren finally gets her Oscar

Nov. 18, 2022 10:06 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Diane Warren was in the recording studio with Sofia Carson to work on her new song “Applause” when she got an unexpected phone call earlier this year. It was David Rubin, the former president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and he had some good news: She...

Drexler surprises with 6 Latin Grammys; Rosalia best album

Nov. 18, 2022 00:22 AM EST

Uruguay’s Jorge Drexler was nominated for seven Latin Grammys and on Thursday he took home six, surprising those who took Bad Bunny’s triumph for granted. The second surprise was Rosalía winning album of the year for “Motomami (Digital Album).” “You have no idea how...

Nazanin Boniadi spotlights Iranian women at academy event

Nov. 17, 2022 17:32 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Rings of Power” star Nazanin Boniadi used a gathering of Oscar winners and prominent Hollywood figures to deliver a powerful plea about the need to support female protestors in Iran. “We owe it to our counterparts in Iran to stand with them as they fight...

Trailblazing director Euzhan Palcy returns for Oscar honor

Nov. 16, 2022 14:10 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Director Euzhan Palcy has made history more than a few times in her four decades in the movie business. She was the first Black woman to direct a film produced by a major studio (MGM’s “A Dry White Season”), the first Black director of any gender to win the...

Brendan Fraser says he won't participate in Golden Globes

Nov. 16, 2022 13:57 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Brendan Fraser, whose performance in “The Whale” has made him a likely awards candidate this year, says he won't attend the Golden Globes in January if he's nominated. In 2018 , Fraser said that the was groped by longtime Hollywood Foreign Press Association...

Mindy Kaling to be honored by Producers Guild for TV change

Nov. 16, 2022 13:07 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mindy Kaling is set to receive the Norman Lear Achievement Award from the Producers Guild of America at the group’s awards show in February. “Comedy can break boundaries and push culture forward; Mindy Kaling‘s immense contributions to the television comedy...