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Review: Sidney Poitier documentary shows a constant striving

Sep. 21, 2022 19:02 PM EDT

Sidney Poitier was not expected to live. He was born two months premature to uneducated tomato farmers in the Caribbean. His father planned to use a shoe box as a makeshift coffin. Poitier's rise from that humble origin to become an Oscar-winning box office draw and civil rights...

Golden Globes to return to NBC in January after year off-air

Sep. 20, 2022 13:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After a year spent off-air, the Golden Globe Awards are returning to NBC in January, as the embattled Hollywood Foreign Press Association seeks a primetime comeback after more than a year of turmoil. NBC, the Hollywood Press Association and dick clark productions on...

Steven Spielberg's 'Fabelmans' wins Toronto audience award

Sep. 18, 2022 11:57 AM EDT

Steven Spielberg's autobiographical coming-of-age drama “The Fabelmans" won the Toronto International Film Festival's top prize, the People's Choice Award, solidifying its early status as Academy Awards frontrunner. Toronto's audience award was announced Sunday as the largest...

South Korean celebration of 'Squid Game' Emmy wins subdued

Sep. 13, 2022 23:33 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Koreans shared congratulations on social media Tuesday for the multiple wins by “Squid Game” at the Emmy Awards, but the overall reaction was subdued as the country grows accustomed to its increasingly prominent role in global entertainment. From...

Chastain and Redmayne on teaming up for 'The Good Nurse'

Sep. 13, 2022 18:40 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Jessica Chastain and Eddie Redmayne’s careers were, perhaps, always on a collision course. Their similar red-haired, fair-skinned appearances have long been compared. At the 2017 Golden Globes when they presented together, host Jimmy Fallon introduced them by rapping “Chastain...

Poitras documentary wins top prize at Venice Film Festival

Sep. 10, 2022 15:26 PM EDT

“All the Beauty and the Bloodshed,” Laura Poitras’s epic documentary about photographer Nan Goldin and her activism against the Sackler family and their art connections has been awarded the Golden Lion for best film at the 79th Venice International Film Festival. Poitras, the...

Jennifer Hudson sees 'good energy' for new daytime TV show

Sep. 08, 2022 16:06 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jennifer Hudson is a proud EGOT, an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony winner who has proven herself on screen, stage and in music. Her next intended conquest: daytime TV. “The Jennifer Hudson Show," starting Monday (check local listings for time, station), is among...

Farrell and Gleeson reunite with Martin McDonagh in Venice

Sep. 05, 2022 09:42 AM EDT

VENICE, Italy (AP) — Martin McDonagh has returned to the Venice International Film Festival with “The Banshees of Inisherin,” which is having its world premiere Monday night in competition. It’s his first film since “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” and a...

Lake Charles native Chesney Claire making mark in Vegas

Sep. 04, 2022 01:11 AM EDT

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Lake Charles native Chesney Claire is making her mark in Las Vegas. Claire’s inspiration and motivation is her family. “My very first time performing anywhere, it was at my grandfather Jerald Helms’ funeral,” she said. “After...

Fall Preview: Is it, maybe, back to normal at the movies?

Aug. 31, 2022 11:04 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time in three years, the fall movie industrial complex is lurching back into high gear. Festival red carpets are rolled out. Oscar campaigns are primed. Long-awaited blockbusters, like “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” and “Avatar: The Way of Water,” are...