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Constance Wu, Glenn Close and more react to the Globe noms

Dec. 6, 2018 4:35 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — How some of the nominees reacted Thursday when they heard they were up for Golden Globe Awards, which will be handed out on Jan. 6 in Beverly Hills, California: "I'm glad we're in that category because we will take 'Mary Poppins' out. I'm not competitive with the other movies but I am...

Julia Roberts, more movie stars snare Golden Globe TV nods

Dec. 6, 2018 3:53 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even the sometimes-offbeat Golden Globe Awards are unable to resist the allure of movie stars who dabble in television work. Julia Roberts, Amy Adams, Jim Carrey and Michael Douglas were among the nominees announced Thursday for next month's awards voted by the Hollywood Foreign Press...

Dick Cheney biopic 'Vice' tops Golden Globes nominations

Dec. 6, 2018 2:14 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Adam McKay's Dick Cheney biopic "Vice" staged an awards-season coup Thursday, landing a leading six nominations from the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards to narrowly edge more expected favorites like Bradley Cooper's tear-jerking revival "A Star Is Born," the interracial road-trip drama...

The Latest: 'Vice' leads Golden Globe nominees with 6 nods

Dec. 6, 2018 10:35 AM EST

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the announcement of nominations for the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California (all times local): 6:05 a.m. Adam McKay's Dick Cheney biopic "Vice" has swooped in to lead nominations for the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards with six nods. The...

Julia Roberts finds life (and her roles) get better with age

Dec. 5, 2018 5:00 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Julia Roberts is sitting on a couch in a Soho hotel when Lucas Hedges bursts in and begins frantically searching for his phone, sending pillows flying. "This is what I say to Finn," Roberts says, referencing one of her three children as she instructs her 21-year-old co-star. "Where did you...

'Crazy Rich Asians' fails to click with Chinese audiences

Dec. 5, 2018 2:09 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese audiences aren't exactly going nuts over the U.S. box office hit "Crazy Rich Asians," despite its all-Asian cast and theme of rising Asian prosperity. Industry data show the film made just $1.2 million over the three days of its initial release, far behind local productions in the...

'Ralph' repeats as No. 1, 'Crazy Rich Asians' flops in China

Dec. 2, 2018 3:20 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — On a typically sleepy post-Thanksgiving weekend in movie theaters, leftovers led the box office and Disney's "Ralph Breaks the Internet" repeated as No. 1 with $25.8 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday. The "Wreck-It Ralph" sequel dropped steeply (54 percent) after...

Home affordability watch: price tags in midsize metros

Nov. 22, 2018 11:38 AM EST

Big coastal cities have some of the highest house prices in the country. In comparison, medium-size cities are often relative bargains. But not always. Each quarter, NerdWallet calculates home affordability for 172 metropolitan areas for which the National Association of Realtors publishes home prices. NerdWallet...

'Instant Family' uses laughter to shine a light on adoption

Nov. 16, 2018 1:50 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Wahlberg may be known for his tough-guy image thanks to movies including "Mile 22" and "The Departed," or for his straight-up comedic roles like in "Daddy's Home" and "Ted," but he tugs at the heartstrings in his latest movie, "Instant Family." Out Friday, "Instant Family" stars...

Michael Douglas, Alan Arkin act their age for laughs, tears

Nov. 15, 2018 2:13 PM EST

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Without a screenwriter in sight, Michael Douglas and Alan Arkin are trading wisecracks just like the kibitzing longtime pals they play in "The Kominsky Method." Arkin got the ball rolling when the pair was asked if they knew each other before making the Netflix series, a...