For many, ‘Green Book’ win was a confounding Oscar climax
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An Academy Awards that sparkled with more women and African-American winners than ever before came to a screeching halt with the night's final honor. Some would even call it a...
Oscar moments: Record night for women; Wakanda makes history
Spike Lee bounding into the arms of Samuel L. Jackson, and trading shout-outs to Brooklyn (and hats!) with Barbra Streisand. A weeping Lady Gaga in her elegant up-do, extolling the virtues of hard...
Photos: Stars arrive to the Oscars
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Oscar winners Robert De Niro, Tommy Lee Jones and Morgan Freeman soon will be on their way to New Mexico to start work on "The Comeback Trail."
The final list of winners at the 91st Academy Awards
The final list of the winners at the 91st Academy Awards:
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Evelyn "Brandy" Foster, who managed her daughter Jodie's career from her child-prodigy years through two Academy Awards, has died, her family said Thursday.
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC hoped to wow advertisers with its reach and content at a glitzy presentation Monday for its fall lineup, parading out a clutch of Kardashians and Olympic gold winning athletes,...
WEST JORDAN, Utah (AP) — A Utah filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced a movie whose lead actress won an Oscar in the mid-1980s has pleaded guilty to a second count of...
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rarely have a filmmaker and a moment been so perfectly matched as John Singleton and the summer of 1991.
When "Boyz N the Hood" was released that July, Singleton took what...
John Singleton, maker of ‘Boyz N the Hood,’ dies at 51
NEW YORK (AP) — Director John Singleton, who made one of Hollywood's most memorable debuts with the Oscar-nominated "Boyz N the Hood" and continued over the following decades to probe the lives of...
‘Children of a Lesser God’ writer Mark Medoff dies at 79
Mark Medoff, a provocative playwright whose "Children of a Lesser God" won Tony and Olivier awards and whose screen adaptation of his play earned an Oscar nomination, has died in Las Cruces, New...
Oscars amend a few rules but not for Netflix
NEW YORK (AP) — The Oscars have tweaked a few rules, but not any that would limit the eligibility of Netflix films at the Academy Awards.
The Academy of Motion Pictures' board of governors...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Roman Polanski asked a judge Friday to restore his membership in the organization that bestows the Academy Awards nearly a year after he was expelled from it for sexual...
The Latest: Academy stands by decision to expel Polanski
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on Roman Polanski asking a court to reinstate his film academy membership (all times local):
The film academy is standing behind its decision to...
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George Street Playhouse announces 1st season in new home
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Amidst bare walls and yet-to-be-installed floors, a splatter of nails and stacks of sheet rock, George Street Playhouse Artistic Director David Saint said he is very...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Aquaman star Jason Momoa stands on the Dolby Theatre stage in Los Angeles, holding that famous red envelope. At stake is the 2019 Academy Award for Best Documentary.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — As an Emmy winner and Oscar nominee, Felicity Huffman has been known as one of Hollywood's more versatile actresses, as well as one-half of one of its more famous acting couples...
Siriano, fresh off Oscar glory, talks ‘Project Runway’
NEW YORK (AP) — Christian Siriano didn't want the tuxedo gown he designed for Billy Porter at the Oscars to shock anyone. He simply wanted to make a bold statement about celebrating...
Oscar Isaac shows off his Spanish in ‘Triple Frontier’
NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar Isaac says he's pleased to be making more use of his Spanish in his newest film, "Triple Frontier ."
The Guatemalan-American star of "Star Wars" and "Ex Machina" plays...
Bob Mackie: Billy Porter ‘looked amazing’ in tux gown
Siriano, fresh off Oscar glory, returns to ‘Project Runway’
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A television personality for the Mexican-based Televisa network is facing strong criticism after dressing up in "brownface" and wearing a prosthetic nose to make fun of...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Steven Spielberg speaks about the business of Hollywood, everyone generally listens and few dissent. But reports that he intends to support rule changes that could block...
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — "How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World" topped the North American box office for a second week, but close on its tail was Tyler Perry's final installment of the "Madea"...
Andre Previn, Oscar-winning composer, has died at 89
Andre Previn, the pianist, composer and conductor whose broad reach took in the worlds of Hollywood, jazz and classical music, always rejecting suggestions that his bop 'n' blues moonlighting...
Correction: Oscars-The Latest story
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story Feb. 25 about (topic), The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of one of the Oscar winners for live action short film. Her name is Jaime Ray...
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Billy Porter speaks on Oscars gown and social media hate
NEW YORK (AP) — Billy Porter, speaking to Vogue before he walked the Oscars red carpet, knew what he was in for among some social media users:
‘Chicago’ dramas do big business for NBC
NEW YORK (AP) — Producer Dick Wolf's factory of "Chicago" dramas is becoming increasingly important for NBC.
Both "Chicago PD" and "Chicago Fire" scored their highest ratings in nearly two...
Oscar-winning film ‘Green Book’ filmed in New Orleans area
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's economic development department is promoting its ties to the latest best picture winner at the Academy Awards.
Nielsen: 29.6 million viewers for Oscars, up from 2018
NEW YORK (AP) — The Oscars ended its four-year streak of dwindling viewership, reaching 29.6 million on Sunday to beat last year's audience by 12 percent, but it still represents the...
Backstage at the Oscars: Sing-a-longs and Champagne for Gaga
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Right off-stage from where the Oscars are handed out, there's a whole mini-show happening in the wings with a cast of busy production people, anxious stars and dazed winners...
Triumph and disappointment for Spike Lee at Oscars
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Spike Lee's first-ever competitive Oscar award turned a mostly staid ceremony into one with joy and passion, but that later gave way to frustration.
Lady Gaga tops the Oscar fashion stakes
Trump goes after Spike Lee after Oscars speech
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is going after director Spike Lee, who used his Oscar acceptance speech to urge mobilization for the 2020 election.
Kansas professor Kevin Willmott wins Oscar
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — University of Kansas professor Kevin Willmott is an Oscar winner.
Willmott won the award for best adapted screenplay Sunday night for his contribution to the film...
ShowBiz Minute: ‘Green Book,’ Oscar Winners, Oscar Fashion
Oscar winners and losers party with champagne and statuettes
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Oscar night's epic Vanity Fair party is a black-tie affair but also a lose-the-black tie affair, a place where stars can unbutton their shirts — or in some cases lose...
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Rami Malek wins best actor Oscar for ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rami Malek had difficult moments making "Bohemian Rhapsody," but he has an Oscar to show for it.
Malek, receiving the best actor trophy Sunday for his portrayal of the...