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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...

Inside a big top, Dior puts on circus-themed couture

Jan. 21, 2019 4:34 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — Dior drew inspiration from the top of the big top for a playful couture show held Monday in Paris, where models inside a circus-style tent walked through a human arch made of moving acrobats. The theme seemed to well serve designer Maria Grazia Chiuri, who has struggled to fly in recent...

At Sundance, powerhouse documentaries will be everywhere

Jan. 21, 2019 1:27 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For documentary filmmakers, there's no place like the Sundance Film Festival. The mountainside festival which kicks off Thursday in Park City, Utah, has become known for launching nonfiction films to box office successes and awards, and this year is shaping up to be no different. The...

'Gotti' leads Razzie nominations, Trump up for worst actor

Jan. 21, 2019 4:15 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — John Travolta's John Gotti biopic "Gotti" has topped the 39th annual Razzie Awards with a co-leading six nominations, while President Donald Trump also earned a nod for worst actor. In nominations announced Monday, "Gotti," the Will Ferrell comedy "Holmes & Watson," conservative...

Singapore actor Aloysius Pang injured in military exercise

Jan. 21, 2019 3:46 AM EST

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Singaporean actor Aloysius Pang sustained serious injuries to his chest and abdomen during a military training exercise in New Zealand, Singapore's defense ministry said Monday. The 28-year-old actor was injured Saturday while he was carrying out repairs inside a Singapore...

M. Night Shyamalan's 'Glass' is No. 1 with $40.6M debut

Jan. 20, 2019 2:27 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — M. Night Shyamalan scored his fifth No. 1 movie as the director's "Glass," while not quite the blockbuster some expected, nevertheless dominated Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend at the box office with $40.6 million in ticket sales according to studio estimates Sunday. Universal...

Former CIA officer portrayed in 'Argo' film dead at 78

Jan. 20, 2019 2:18 PM EST

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A former CIA technical operations officer who helped rescue six U.S. diplomats from Iran in 1980 and was portrayed by Ben Affleck in the film "Argo," has died. He was 78. A family statement and his literary agent confirmed that Antonio "Tony" Mendez died Saturday at an assisted-living...

'Rambo,' 'Total Recall' producer Andy Vajna dies at 74

Jan. 20, 2019 2:01 PM EST

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Andy Vajna, a Hungarian-American film producer who worked on several "Rambo" movies with Sylvester Stallone, "Total Recall" with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Madonna's "Evita," has died. He was 74. Vajna, who produced many other films, died Sunday at his Budapest home after a long...

'Green Book' takes top honor at the Producers Guild Awards

Jan. 20, 2019 2:54 AM EST

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Oscars race may have gotten a little clearer Saturday night as the race-themed road trip drama "Green Book" drove off with the top honor at the Producers Guild Awards, winning out over presumed front-runners like "Roma," ''A Star Is Born" and "Black Panther." "When you make...

Film airing on PBS highlights Native American links to rock

Jan. 19, 2019 6:21 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — As a child, Fred Lincoln "Link" Wray Jr. hid under a bed when the Ku Klux Klan came to his parents' home in rural North Carolina. Racist groups often targeted the poor family of Shawnee Native American ancestry as the Wrays endured segregation in the American South just like...