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The Latest: Rami Malek falls, but recovers, after Oscar win

Mar. 13, 2019 2:23 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 91st Academy Awards, which are being presented Sunday night at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Rami Malek may have had a brief fall from the heights of his best-actor Oscar victory for "Bohemian Rhapsody" but he recovered in time to visit...

Close but it's Olivia Colman for best actress at Oscars

Feb. 25, 2019 12:32 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Turns out Olivia Colman, not Glenn Close, was "The Favourite" at the Oscars. The British actress was a surprise winner as best actress on Sunday night for her role as Queen Anne in "The Favourite." She beat out Close, who arrived at the Dolby Theatre as the heavy favorite to win her...

Diane von Furstenberg fetes female Oscar nominees

Feb. 22, 2019 2:32 PM EST

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Even with rain clouds threatening from above, the spirits, and heels, were high at Diane von Furstenberg's idyllic Coldwater Canyon property Thursday afternoon. The famed fashion designer and philanthropist had invited all the female Oscar nominees to gather at her home before...

AP Oscar predictions: What will win, what should win

Feb. 19, 2019 6:58 PM EST

Ahead of Sunday's 91st Academy Awards, Associated Press Film Writers Lindsey Bahr and Jake Coyle share their predictions for a ceremony that has few sure things. BEST PICTURE The Nominees: "Black Panther," ''BlacKkKlansman," ''Bohemian Rhapsody," ''The Favourite," ''Green Book," ''Roma," ''A Star Is Born,"...

New Jersey becomes first US state to take legal Oscars bets

Feb. 12, 2019 2:15 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Perhaps you weren't sure — or didn't care — if Gisele Bundchen's husband and the New England Patriots won the Super Bowl this month. But you know why "The Favourite" is a favorite to win an Oscar for best costume design and you're willing to bet on Lady Gaga snagging some...

'The Favourite,' 'Roma' win big at British Academy Awards

Feb. 10, 2019 5:15 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Tragicomic royal drama "The Favourite" and Mexican family memoir "Roma" split the honors with multiple wins each at Sunday's British Academy Film Awards — victories that suggest a wind of change may be blowing through the movie industry. "The Favourite" won seven trophies including...

The Latest: 'Roma" gets best picture at British film awards

Feb. 10, 2019 4:23 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the British Academy Film Awards (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Alfonso Cuaron's lyrical "Roma" has been named best picture at the British Academy Film Awards. It bested "The Favourite," which bookies had favored to win the top prize at Britain's equivalent of the Oscars. Cuaron...

Basking in an Oscar nod, Richard E. Grant recalls 'Withnail'

Feb. 1, 2019 2:10 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Richard E. Grant braved a paralyzingly cold night on Thursday to attend a screening of "Withnail & I," his cultishly adored film debut, in the midst of a whirlwind and much-enjoyed campaign for his Oscar-nominated turn in "Can You Ever Forgive Me?" That it was frigid was fitting. Grant...

Oscar nods honor 'Roma,' 'The Favourite,' 'Black Panther'

Jan. 22, 2019 6:30 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar voters on Tuesday showered Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" and Yorgos Lanthimos' "The Favourite" with a leading 10 nominations for the 91st Academy Awards, while two dominant but contentious Hollywood forces — Netflix and Marvel — each scored their first best picture nomination....

The Latest: Cooper, Coogler among surprising Oscar nom snubs

Jan. 22, 2019 11:57 AM EST

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the announcement of nominees for the 91st annual Academy Awards, which are being announced Tuesday by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hills, California (all times local): 8:50 a.m. The 2019 Oscar nominations are full of surprises and...