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‘Conjuring 3’ tops ‘A Quiet Place 2’ as moviegoing returns

Jun. 06, 2021 13:31 PM EDT

The domestic box office is getting back to normal, with moderate wins and sizable second weekend drops. After its triumphant first weekend, “A Quiet Place Part II” fell 59% at the North American box office leaving room for the third movie in the “Conjuring” franchise to take first...

Oscars Latest: Anthony Hopkins wins best actor in a surprise

Apr. 26, 2021 03:27 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the Oscars (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Anthony Hopkins has won his first Oscar since he was victorious for playing Hannibal Lecter. Despite his pedigree, Hopkins was a surprise as the winner of...

A complete list of all the winners at the 2021 Oscars

Apr. 25, 2021 23:52 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Final winners at the 93rd Academy Awards: Best picture: “ Nomadland ” Best actress: Frances McDormand, “Nomadland” Best actor: Anthony Hopkins, “The Father” Original...

Pixar's 'Soul' wins best animated feature Academy Award

Apr. 25, 2021 23:39 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pixar's “Soul” has won the heart of Oscar voters, continuing the Disney division’s dominance in the best animated feature category. Sunday night's victory gave Pixar 11 wins in the 20 years since the category was established. ...

'Mortal Kombat,' 'Demon Slayer' lead improving box office

Apr. 25, 2021 14:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The weekend at movie theaters featured something not seen for a while: a genuine box-office battle. Warner Bros.' “Mortal Kombat” reboot and the Japanese anime film “Demon Slayer: Mugen Train” both vied for the top spot at the North American...

Report: Animation company got $49M in excessive tax credits

Mar. 31, 2021 17:52 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Blue Sky Studios, the company behind “Ice Age” and other animated films, received $49 million more in Connecticut state tax credits than it should have, state auditors said in a report released Wednesday. The Disney-owned company, based in...

Author turns queer coming-of-age story into animated film

Mar. 27, 2021 11:34 AM EDT

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Most everyone has had to pivot due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but not many have had to pivot into another dimension. Keith Miller and the rest of the team behind their film, “Pritty,” were anticipating a live-action shoot last spring. Then came...

Complete list of nominees for the 93rd Academy Awards

Mar. 18, 2021 11:20 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Complete list of nominees for the 93rd Academy Awards: Best picture: “The Father”; “Judas and the Black Messiah”; “Mank”; “Minari”; “Nomadland”; “Promising Young Woman”; “Sound of Metal”; “The Trial of the Chicago 7.” ...