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Will Smith, Lady Gaga, Ben Affleck score SAG nominations

Jan. 12, 2022 18:09 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Oscar race may be missing in-person glitz this year, but it doesn't lack for star power. Will Smith, Lady Gaga and Ben Affleck landed individual nominations for the 28th Screen Actors Guild Awards on Wednesday, while the casts of “Belfast” and “CODA” were among those...

Denzel Washington on directing: 'I’m still learning'

Dec. 21, 2021 17:01 PM EST

Preparing to direct “A Journal for Jordan,” a bittersweet love story opening on Christmas Day, Denzel Washington says he took a “master class.” That master class consisted of starring in a movie directed by Joel Coen, “The Tragedy of Macbeth,” which opens the same day....

Audiences go for a second helping of ‘Encanto’

Dec. 05, 2021 14:18 PM EST

Leftovers were on the menu for moviegoers in North America this weekend. “Encanto,” “Ghostbusters: Afterlife” and “House of Gucci” repeated in the top three spots, according to studio estimates on Sunday. All three films are playing exclusively in theaters. ...

New York film critics name 'Drive My Car' best film of 2021

Dec. 03, 2021 16:04 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Film Critics Circle on Friday named “Drive My Car,” Ryusuke Hamaguchi's intimate three-hour epic and Haruki Murakami’s short story adaptation, the best film of the year. Hamaguchi's film, about a widowed actor played by Hidetoshi...

Gucci heirs says ‘House of Gucci’ narrative is inaccurate

Dec. 01, 2021 00:00 AM EST

The Gucci family is not pleased with the depiction of their relatives in the new film “ House of Gucci.” In a statement issued this week, they said the narrative is “anything but accurate” and that the filmmakers did not consult them at all. The Guccis, who have...

Today in History

Nov. 30, 2021 00:01 AM EST

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Nov. 30, the 334th day of 2021. There are 31 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 30, 1993, President Bill Clinton signed the Brady Bill, which required a five-day...

'Encanto,' 'House of Gucci' fuel Thanksgiving box office

Nov. 28, 2021 14:12 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Thanksgiving weekend moviegoing was still far from the feast it normally is, but Disney's “Encanto” and the Lady Gaga-led “House of Gucci” both gave a lift to two genres that have been particularly battered by the pandemic: family movies and adult dramas. ...

Review: ‘House of Gucci’ is pure, unapologetic decadence

Nov. 22, 2021 18:24 PM EST

Everything in “House of Gucci” is over the top. The accents. The performances. The fashion. The settings. The runtime. The music. The greed. This movie knows exactly what it is and, sweetie, it is gloriously decadent, ridiculous fun. There is an alternate universe in...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Nov. 28-Dec. 4

Nov. 22, 2021 09:16 AM EST

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Nov. 28-Dec. 4: Nov. 28: Motown Records founder Berry Gordy Jr. is 92. Singer-songwriter Bruce Channel is 81. Singer Randy Newman is 78. Musician Paul Shaffer (“Late Show With David Letterman”) is 72. Actor Ed Harris is 71. Actor S....

Who's going back to the movies? So far, not everyone

Nov. 11, 2021 10:34 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The movies are clawing their way back in theaters, but, so far, not everyone is showing up like they used to. While certain segments of moviegoers are closer to pre-pandemic levels, older moviegoers and family audiences have been slower to return....