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'Parasite' wins at SAG Awards, so do Pitt and Aniston

Jan. 19, 2020 11:20 PM EST

“Parasite” has officially infected Hollywood's award season. Bong Joon Ho’s Korean class satire became the first foreign language film to take top honors from the Screen Actors Guild on Sunday, setting itself up as a legitimate best picture contender to the front-runner “1917”...

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‘Joker’ leads Oscar noms; ‘1917,’ ‘Irishman’ close behind

Jan. 13, 2020 6:46 PM EST

Female filmmakers were shut out, “Parasite” made history and “Joker” edged out “The Irishman," “1917” and “Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood” in Monday's Oscar nominations. Todd Phillips’ R-rated superhero smash “Joker” topped all...

FILE - This Jan. 5, 2020 file photo shows director Greta Gerwig, left, and Noah Baumbach at the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. Both Gerwig and Baumback failed to receive Oscar nominations for best director for their film

Here we go again: #DirectorsSoMale at the Oscars

Jan. 13, 2020 11:05 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Once again, it was #DirectorsSoMale at the Oscars. "Congratulations to those men," said presenter Issa Rae pointedly, after the announcement of an all-male directors slate. Denied were contenders like Greta Gerwig, director of “Little Women,” and Lulu Wang of “The...

FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, file photo, director Martin Scorsese poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film

Scorsese and 'The Irishman' honored by AARP

Jan. 11, 2020 11:40 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Golden Globes may not have shown much love to filmmaker Martin Scorsese and his epic “The Irishman,” but the AARP has. The lengthy mobster's tale was just best movie for grownups, in the 19th annual awards doled out by AARP The Magazine. The awards ceremony was held...

Martin Scorsese, left, and Bruce Springsteen attend the National Board of Review Awards gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Pitt, Sandler and 'The Irishman' celebrated at NBR Awards

Jan. 9, 2020 1:18 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The National Board of Review toasted Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman” as the year’s best film in an awards ceremony Wednesday night that included Brad Pitt crediting Bradley Cooper for his sobriety, Timothee Chalamet extolling the virtues of the Safdie brothers...

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2020 box office starts off with 'Star Wars' still on top

Jan. 5, 2020 5:24 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The box office in 2020 started off where last year left off: with “Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker" still on top. After a historic year, the Walt Disney Co. opened the new year approaching one milestone and surpassing another. With $33.7 million over its third weekend in U.S. and...

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'Skywalker' rises again; 'Little Women' go big at box office

Dec. 29, 2019 3:20 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Star Wars” was still rising in the last weekend of the year, while “Little Women” broke big at the box office. “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” brought in $72 million over the weekend to remain the top-earning film in North America by...

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'Jumanji' ends 'Frozen 2' hot streak to claim top spot

Dec. 15, 2019 2:51 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Jumanji: The Next Level” puts “Frozen 2” on second-place ice, while Clint Eastwood’s “Richard Jewell” opened with one of the worst box office debuts for the director. The Sony film starring Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart brought in $60.1...

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Adam Sandler on plunging into the Safdies' 'Uncut Gems'

Dec. 13, 2019 4:29 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Adam Sandler was waiting to be thrown into a midtown fountain on Sixth Avenue for a scene in Josh and Benny Safdie’s “Uncut Gems” when he noticed a familiar face on the sidewalk. The Safdies like to capture as much authentic New York energy as possible in their films and...

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Review: 'Uncut Gems' mines the best of Adam Sandler's talent

Dec. 12, 2019 2:58 PM EST

By now, we shouldn't be too surprised by this cultural contradiction known as Adam Sandler. It's obvious that Sandler, the actor, is capable of extraordinary range — not in the traditional, Meryl Streep sense, but a range of incredibly good ("Punch-Drunk Love") to painfully bad (the horrendous "Jack and...