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5 burning questions ahead of Tuesday's Oscar nominations

Jan. 21, 2019 7:42 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Oscars still don't have a host, but on Tuesday morning, they'll at least have nominees. The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences will unveil nominations to the 91st Oscars on Tuesday morning at 8:20 a.m. EST from the Samuel Goldwyn Theatre in Beverly Hills, California. The...

Colorism reveals many shades of prejudice in Hollywood

Jan. 16, 2019 10:43 AM EST

The breakthrough representation of minorities in Hollywood blockbusters has ignited a frequently overlooked discussion about whether prejudice isn't just about the color of a person's skin, but the shade. "Colorism," the idea that light-skinned minorities are given more privilege than their darker-skinned peers,...

Winners of the 2019 Critics' Choice Awards

Jan. 13, 2019 11:34 PM EST

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Winners of the 2019 Critics' Choice Awards, presented Thursday at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California: Film: "Roma" Actor: Christian Bale, "Vice" Actress: TIE, Glenn Close, "The Wife" and Lady Gaga, "A Star Is Born" Supporting actor: Mahershala Ali, "Green Book"...

'Roma' tops Critics' Choice Awards; a tie for Gaga and Close

Jan. 13, 2019 11:29 PM EST

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — "Roma" is the top winner at the Critics' Choice Awards, winning best picture, foreign language film and a pair of individual honors for director Alfonso Cuaron. The 24th annual ceremony held Sunday at Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, California, also split the top actress award...

'Roma' actresses drew on personal lives for inspiration

Jan. 11, 2019 1:18 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Playing Cleo in director Alfonso Cuaron's Spanish-language film "Roma " was for Yalitza Aparicio much more than putting herself in the shoes of another woman. For the lead actress of Mixtec origin praised for her moving portrayal of a domestic worker, it was personal: that was her...

At NBRs, Hollywood's award season clashes with Trump address

Jan. 9, 2019 6:11 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — While Sunday's Golden Globes were notable for their lack of political speeches, Donald Trump couldn't be avoided at Tuesday night's National Board of Review Awards which, it turned out, were scheduled concurrently with the president's nationally televised address advocating for a border...

Cuaron, Cooper, Lee among Directors Guild nominees

Jan. 8, 2019 2:29 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Bradley Cooper, Alfonso Cuaron and Spike Lee are among the nominees for the Directors Guild of America award for outstanding directorial achievement. The DGA announced its five nominees Tuesday in one of the most closely watched guild awards leading up to next month's Academy Awards. Cuaron...

'Black Panther,' 'A Star Is Born' get Writers Guild noms

Jan. 7, 2019 1:35 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The scripts for "Black Panther" and "A Star Is Born" are among the five films that have been selected to compete for best adapted screenplay at the Writers Guild of America Awards. The two blockbusters will compete against "BlacKkKlansman," ''Can You Ever Forgive Me?" and "If Beale...

Mamma Mia! 'Rhapsody' upsets 'Star Is Born' at Globes

Jan. 7, 2019 4:52 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Thunder bolt and lightning rocked the 76th Golden Globes where a string of upsets culminated with the Freddie Mercury biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody" winning best picture, drama, over another movie about musicians: Bradley Cooper's much more heavily favored "A Star Is Born." "A Star Is Born"...

Complete list of winners at 76th Golden Globe Awards

Jan. 7, 2019 1:50 AM EST

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Complete list of winners at the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards, presented Sunday in Beverly Hills, California, by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association: FILM Drama: "Bohemian Rhapsody" Actress, Drama: Glenn Close, "The Wife" Actor, Drama: Rami Malek, "Bohemian Rhapsody"...