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Nadav Lapid's 'Synonyms' wins top prize at Berlin Film Fest

Feb. 16, 2019 3:57 PM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Israeli director Nadav Lapid's "Synonyms," a movie about a young Israeli man who uproots himself to France and is determined to put his homeland behind him, won the Berlin International Film Festival's top Golden Bear award on Saturday. A jury headed by French actress Juliette Binoche chose...

Director Nadav Lapid's "Synonyms" wins Berlin Film Festival's top Golden Bear award

Feb. 16, 2019 2:26 PM EST
BERLIN (AP) — Director Nadav Lapid's "Synonyms" wins Berlin Film Festival's top Golden Bear award.

Academy reverses plans, will air all awards live at Oscars

Feb. 16, 2019 12:44 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Bowing to a backlash that had threatened to engulf an already blunder-plagued Academy Awards, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Friday reversed its decision to present four awards during the commercial breaks of this year's Oscar broadcast. All 24 categories will be shown...

All Academy Awards categories will air live on Oscars telecast, reversing plan to give 4 honors during commercials

Feb. 15, 2019 6:12 PM EST
LOS ANGELES (AP) — All Academy Awards categories will air live on Oscars telecast, reversing plan to give 4 honors during commercials.

10 days before show time, a full-on revolt over the Oscars

Feb. 15, 2019 3:05 PM EST

Would anyone — anyone at all — like to thank the academy? This is normally the time of year when Oscar hopefuls are readying acceptance speeches that almost always begin with a few words of gratitude for the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. But that sentiment has been hard to come by in...

Outtakes: Regina King on white lies, directing and '227'

Feb. 15, 2019 1:18 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Regina King — who is nominated for her first-ever Academy Award for her work in "If Beale Street Could Talk" — discusses sitting in the director's chair and following up on the promise she made to female filmmakers during her Golden Globes speech in outtakes from a recent...

Regina is already a King, but what about president?

Feb. 15, 2019 12:11 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — So, Regina King walked into a 99-cent store. And what'd she get? A prophecy on her life. No joke. King was shopping around — "sometimes people will say, 'You at the 99-cent store?' I like a bargain too" — when a woman walked up to her with something of a prediction. "She said,...

Spielberg, Gaga, sign get-well card for Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Feb. 14, 2019 2:59 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steven Spielberg, Lady Gaga, Spike Lee and Glenn Close have a message for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Get well soon. They and three dozen Hollywood A-listers, from Bradley Cooper to Quincy Jones, have signed a card that's being overnighted to Ginsburg on Thursday. The...

Film academy issues statement amid backlash to changes

Feb. 14, 2019 1:29 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Responding to widespread backlash to the fact that four Oscars will be presented during commercial breaks at the 91st Academy Awards, the film academy has issued a statement saying that all Academy Award winners will still be included in the broadcast on Feb. 24. A joint statement from...

People magazine names the most stylish stars

Feb. 13, 2019 8:47 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — They are the A-listers who wow on the red carpet. Ahead of the Academy Awards on Wednesday, People magazine released its list of Hollywood's most stylish stars. The magazine calls Lupita Nyong'o a trailblazing beauty and Emma Stone the modern romantic. Nicole Kidman is the elegant icon,...