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Englund ready to see someone up the ante with Freddy Krueger

Mar. 26, 2020 12:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Robert Englund, the actor who turned Freddy Krueger into a fearsome household name, say he’s looking forward to someone else taking a stab at reviving the “Nightmare on Elm Street” franchise. Englund said it's time for Krueger’s razor-fingered glove to...

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Computer-graphics pioneers win tech's Turing prize

Mar. 18, 2020 9:00 AM EDT

The technology that animated movies like “Toy Story” and enabled a variety of special effects is the focus of this year’s Turing Award, the technology industry’s version of the Nobel Prize. Patrick Hanrahan and Edwin Catmull won the prize for their contributions to 3-D computer...

Taika Waititi accepts the award for best adapted screenplay for

Final list of Academy Award winners

Feb. 10, 2020 6:39 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The winners at the 92nd Academy Awards, which were held Sunday at the Dolby Theatre: Best picture: “Parasite" Best actor: Joaquin Phoenix, “Joker” Best actress: Renée Zellweger, “Judy” Best director: Bong Joon Ho, “Parasite” Best...

The Latest: ‘Parasite’ wins best picture Academy Award

Feb. 9, 2020 11:33 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 92nd Academy Awards, which are being bestowed Sunday at the Dolby Theatre (all times local): __ 8:30 p.m. “Parasite” has won the best picture Academy Award, making history as the first foreign language film to win the ceremony's top honor. Bong Joon...