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In 'Beale Street,' a radiant portrait of young black love

Dec. 13, 2018 4:37 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Barry Jenkins years ago went on Etsy to have a James Baldwin quote embroidered onto his leather phone case. The line so resonated with the filmmaker that it's also spoken in Spanish by a character in his short film "Chlorophyl." Jenkins no longer has the case but when the Baldwin line is...

'A Star Is Born' tops SAG Awards nominations, snubs abound

Dec. 12, 2018 2:43 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — "A Star Is Born" led nominations for the 25th Screen Actors Guild Awards with four nods including best ensemble on Wednesday, firmly establishing Bradley Cooper's romantic revival as this year's Academy Awards front runner. In nominations announced in West Hollywood, Calif., the actors...

Review: 'If Beale Street Could Talk' is lyrical and lovely

Dec. 11, 2018 5:31 PM EST

"Every black person born in America was born on Beale Street...whether in Jackson, Mississippi, or in Harlem, New York," reads the title card that begins director Barry Jenkins' "If Beale Street Could Talk ." The quote is from a 1974 James Baldwin novel, which Jenkins has adapted himself for his first film since...

LA Film Critics name 'Roma' best film of the year

Dec. 9, 2018 6:43 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Film Critics Association on Sunday named Alfonso Cuaron's deeply personal drama "Roma" best film of the year, adding to the acclaimed film's steadily mounting honors. Cuaron's black-and-white film, a Netflix release, has been cleaning up many of the top prizes of awards...

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...

'Roma' named best film by New York film critics

Nov. 29, 2018 5:56 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — In what may be the just the first of many such sweeps, Alfonso Cuaron's masterful, memory-drenched drama "Roma" dominated the New York Film Critics Circle Awards on Thursday, winning best film, best director and best cinematography. The overwhelming show of support for "Roma" by the critics...

National Board of Review names 'Green Book' year's best film

Nov. 28, 2018 12:52 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The feel-good road-trip drama "Green Book" was named the best film of the year, and its star, Viggo Mortensen, best actor, by the National Board of Review in one of the first in a parade of awards season honors. The NBR awards, announced Tuesday, gave the Oscar hopes of Universal's "Green...

Analysis: Tales of reinvention abound in Oscars race

Nov. 14, 2018 7:25 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — F. Scott Fitzgerald, who said there are no second acts in American lives, might have felt differently had he seen this year's Oscar race. In mid-November, there is much solidifying, scrapping and self-promotion to come (not to mention a few potential awards heavyweights). But most of the...