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FILE - The Weeknd performs on day three at Lollapalooza in Chicago on Aug 4, 2018. The Weeknd, who was nominated for eight American Music Awards, was completely shut out of the Grammys, earning zero nominations despite having a No. 1 album. (Photo by Rob Grabowski/Invision/AP, File)

12 Grammy facts: BTS and Dr. Luke in, The Weeknd out

Nov. 24, 2020 5:14 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Twelve things worth noting about Tuesday's nominations for the 2021 Grammy Awards, from snubbed singers to posthumous nominees to famous folks competing for awards. ___ SNUBBED SINGERS The Weeknd sings about being a “star boy" but the Grammys' response to his latest album? Bye boy....

Taiwanese actress Chen Shu-fang holds her awards for Best Leading Actress and Best Supporting Actress at the 57th Golden Horse Awards in Taipei, Taiwan, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020. Chen won for the film

'My Missing Valentine' wins big at Golden Horse Awards

Nov. 21, 2020 11:11 AM EST

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The Taiwanese film “My Missing Valentine” won big Saturday night at the annual Golden Horse Awards, taking five honors, including best feature film. The romantic comedy, which tells the love story of a bus driver and a post office worker, also won for best director, best...

File – In this Aug. 20, 2015 file photo, Mexican Director Fernanda Valadez speaks during an interview at the Mexico City Film School. Valadez’s film, a drama about a mother’s harrowing journey through Mexico to find her teenage son who went missing while trying to reach the United States has won the top prize at Greece’s Thessaloniki Film Festival on Monday, Nov. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo, File)

Mexican border drama wins Greece's top film prize

Nov. 16, 2020 6:40 PM EST

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — “Identifying Features,” a drama about a mother’s harrowing journey through Mexico to find her teenage son who went missing while trying to reach the United States, won the top prize at Greece’s Thessaloniki Film Festival on Monday. Organizers said the...

FILE- In this May 3, 2012 file photo, Bengali language film actor Soumitra Chatterjee, center, gestures after receiving the Dadasahab Phalke Award for the year 2011, as Indian Vice President Hamid Ansari, right, and Indian Minister for Information and Broadcasting Ambika Soni look on, during the 59th National Film Awards in New Delhi, India. Chatterjee, the legendary Indian actor with more than 200 movies to his name and famed for his work with Oscar-winning director Satyajit Ray, has died. He was 85. (AP Photo/ Manish Swarup, File)

Soumitra Chatterjee, legend of Indian cinema, dies at 85

Nov. 15, 2020 4:08 AM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — Soumitra Chatterjee, the legendary Indian actor with more than 200 movies to his name and famed for his work with Oscar-winning director Satyajit Ray, died Sunday of complications from the coronavirus. He was 85. Chatterjee’s daughter, Poulami Bose, said her father died at a...

FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2018, file photo, is a view of the recently restored facade of the Saban Building from the corner of Fairfax and Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles. After 8 years and 13,000 donors including the likes of Barbra Streisand and Steven Spielberg, the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures has reached and exceeded its pre-fundraising goal. Academy Museum director and president Bill Kramer said Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, that the new museum has raised $388 million. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)

Film Academy Museum completes pre-fundraising goal

Nov. 13, 2020 3:36 PM EST

It took eight years and 13,000 donors including the likes of Barbra Streisand and Steven Spielberg, but the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures has reached and exceeded its pre-fundraising goal. Academy Museum director and president Bill Kramer said Friday that the new museum has raised $388 million. A donation...

This image released by A24 shows Orion Lee, left, and and John Magaro in a scene from

Chadwick Boseman, 'First Cow' among Gotham Award nominees

Nov. 12, 2020 10:50 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Awards season, such as it is this year, got formally underway Thursday with the first notable film nominations yet announced in a pandemic-marred movie year. The Gotham Awards, presented by the Independent Filmmaker Project, put forward five films, all directed by women, for best feature...

FILE - Writer/director Michael Angelo Covino, left, and actor Kyle Marvin pose during a portrait session to promote their film

A festival hit waylaid by the virus, ‘The Climb’ peddles on

Nov. 11, 2020 9:18 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — “The Climb” is a portrait of a male friendship told in single-shot chapters with cataclysmic happenings — marriage, death, children — in between. With each lurch forward, we have to get our bearings for where Mike (Michael Angelo Covino) and Kyle (Kyle Marvin)...

This combination photo shows Claire Foy, as the young Queen Elizabeth II, Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth II in later years and Imelda Staunton, who will be the third and final actress to portray the British monarch on the Netflix series

Roles aren't for keeps on 'Crown,' even newcomer Princess Di

Nov. 9, 2020 11:03 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For viewers, “The Crown” offers a peek into a modern royal family’s life and times, or at least an engaging dramatization. For the cast, it’s meant the lofty equivalent of gig work as the Netflix series ticks through the decades. Claire Foy played...

FILE - Actress Lesley Manville appears at the premiere of the film

Lesley Manville flexes new muscles in thriller 'Let Him Go'

Nov. 4, 2020 10:56 AM EST

Lesley Manville doesn’t show up until about halfway through the slow-burn, '60s-set Western “Let Him Go," but the arrival of the platinum blonde Blanche Weboy is worth the wait. The matriarch of a North Dakota gang saunters into the frame in a haze of cigarette smoke and overcooked pork chops to...

FILE - The red carpet appears prior to the start of the 62nd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Jan. 26, 2020. The Grammys are changing the name of its best world music album category to the best global music album, an attempt to find “a more relevant, modern and inclusive term.” The Recording Academy said the new name “symbolizes a departure from the connotations of colonialism.” The step comes some five months after the Academy made changes to several Grammy Awards categories, including renaming the best urban contemporary album category as best progressive R&B album.  (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Seeking inclusion, Grammys change name of a music category

Nov. 3, 2020 5:57 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Grammy Awards have changed the name of their best world music album category to the best global music album, an attempt to find “a more relevant, modern and inclusive term.” The Recording Academy said in a statement that the new name “symbolizes a departure from the...