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'Roma,' 'The Favourite' lead Oscar nomination with 10 nods

Jan. 22, 2019 2:29 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....

Oscar nominations skip Cooper for director, Mr. Rogers doc

Jan. 22, 2019 11:51 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The rollercoaster of the 2019 awards season continued Tuesday with a batch of Oscar nominations that few could have predicted. Sure, there were some shoo-ins that made it, like "Black Panther" breaking the superhero best picture barrier, and "A Star Is Born," ''The Favourite" and "Roma"...

Oscar music nods: Gaga, Kendrick Lamar, SZA, Diane Warren

Jan. 22, 2019 1:20 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga is a double nominee at the Academy Awards, where rapper Kendrick Lamar is nominated for the first time while songwriter Diane Warren is also vying for her first win with her 10th nomination. Gaga scored best actress and best original song nominations Tuesday for her work in "A...

Kaye Ballard, boisterous singer and actress, dies at 93

Jan. 22, 2019 2:25 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A friend says that actress Kaye Ballard, co-star of the TV series "The Mothers-in-Law," has died. She was 93. The friend, Marguerite Gordon, says Ballard died Monday night at her home in Rancho Mirage, California. Ballard had been fighting kidney cancer, Gordon said Tuesday. A boisterous...

Review: A goofy, sweet and modern spin on Arthurian legend

Jan. 22, 2019 10:20 AM EST

The Arthurian legend gets a modern and more youthful spin in "The Kid Who Would Be King ," a surprisingly delightful film full of action, heart, a crazy-haired Patrick Stewart (as "old" Merlin) and a few genuinely good gags, and it really couldn't have come at a better time. It's an Amblin-esque movie about...

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Rivera, Halladay, Martinez seem set for Hall election

Jan. 22, 2019 2:50 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Mariano Rivera figures to make quick work of his Hall of Fame ballot appearance, just as he did of opposing batters, and could even set another record when voting is announced Tuesday: for highest percentage of ballots. No one has ever been a unanimous Hall of Fame selection. Ken Griffey...

'Roma,' 'Cold War' among foreign-language Oscar nominees

Jan. 22, 2019 2:42 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Five movies about individuals and families confronting social and historical tumult are competing in the Academy Awards' race for best foreign-language film. Mexican director Alfonso Cuaron's autobiographical masterpiece "Roma" and Polish filmmaker Pawel Pawlikowski's 20th-century romance...

Lagerfeld absent from Chanel's 18th-century couture

Jan. 22, 2019 2:39 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — It's snowing in Paris, but not at Chanel, which showcased 18th-century-inspired frothy couture inside a sunlit Italian villa. For once, Karl Lagerfeld didn't take his usual bow, with the house saying the octogenarian designer was fatigued. Some highlights of the spring-summer 2019 couture...

Singer Chris Brown detained in Paris after rape complaint

Jan. 22, 2019 2:35 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — U.S. singer Chris Brown and two other people were ordered to remain in custody in Paris on Tuesday after a woman filed a rape complaint, French officials said. The Grammy-winning singer was detained Monday on potential charges of aggravated rape and drug infractions, a judicial official said....

'Roma,' 'The Favourite' lead Oscar nomination with 10 nods

Jan. 22, 2019 2:29 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....

Kaye Ballard, boisterous singer and actress, dies at 93

Jan. 22, 2019 2:25 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A friend says that actress Kaye Ballard, co-star of the TV series "The Mothers-in-Law," has died. She was 93. The friend, Marguerite Gordon, says Ballard died Monday night at her home in Rancho Mirage, California. Ballard had been fighting kidney cancer, Gordon said Tuesday. A boisterous...

The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US

Jan. 22, 2019 2:24 PM EST

iBook charts for week ending January 20, 2019: (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher : iBooks US Bestseller List - Paid Books 1. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens - 9780735219113 - (Penguin Publishing Group) 2. Becoming by Michelle Obama - 9781524763152 - (Crown) 3. Educated by Tara Westover -...

The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

Jan. 22, 2019 2:15 PM EST

iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending January 20, 2019: iTunes Movies US Charts: 1. A Star Is Born (2018) 2. Once Upon a Deadpool 3. Unbreakable 4. A Simple Favor 5. The Old Man & the Gun 6. Split (2017) 7. Hunter Killer 8. Crazy Rich Asians 9. Juliet, Naked 10. Bad Times At the El Royale iTunes Movies US...

Cuaron, Dafoe, Spike Lee react to their Oscar nominations

Jan. 22, 2019 1:59 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reaction from selected nominees for the 91st annual Academy Awards, announced Tuesday in Beverly Hills, California: ___ — "Cinema needs the opportunity to be diverse. What mainstream cinema and the theatrical experience has lacked in general is diversity. And I'm talking about...

Italy senator apologizes for tweet citing anti-Semitic text

Jan. 22, 2019 1:43 PM EST

MILAN (AP) — A senator with Italy's governing 5-Star Movement has apologized for a tweet citing a century-old anti-Semitic conspiracy theory, which he later deleted. Elio Lannutti came under fire after posting an article on Twitter that cited the fabricated, anti-Semitic "Protocols of Zion," which asserted...