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This combination photo shows, top row from left, Tina Fey, Daniel Craig, Constance Wu, and bottom row from left, Awkwafina, Chris Evans and Tessa Thompson, who will be presenters at the 91st Academy Awards on Feb. 24. (AP Photo)
February 04, 2019 - 2:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Tina Fey, Whoopi Goldberg and Brie Larson will be presenters at the 91st Academy Awards. The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences on Monday announced its first slate of presenters. Also among the 13 stars are Daniel Craig, Jennifer Lopez, Amandla Stenberg and Awkwafina...
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This image released by Universal Pictures shows Samuel L. Jackson in a scene from M. Night Shyamalan's "Glass." (Jessica Kourkounis/Universal Pictures via AP)
February 03, 2019 - 2:45 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With the distraction of the Super Bowl, freezing temperatures affecting large portions of North America and only one big new release in theaters in "Miss Bala," movie going audiences largely took the weekend off from the theaters in what is estimated to be the lowest-earning...
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Spanish director Rodrigo Sorogoyen celebrates his Goya award as best director for the film "El Reino" during the Goya Film Awards Ceremony in Seville, Spain, Saturday Feb. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Laura Leon)
February 03, 2019 - 7:28 am
MADRID (AP) — The film "Campeones" ("Champions"), a comedy about a basketball team featuring actors with mental disabilities, won best picture at the Spanish Film Academy's Goya Awards. Directed by Javier Fesser, "Campeones" took the top prize at the gala that ended early Sunday morning in Seville...
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Rami Malek attends the 2019 Santa Barbara International Film Festival Outstanding Performer of the Year Tribute at the The Arlington Theatre on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, in Santa Barbara, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
February 02, 2019 - 4:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Rami Malek says working with director Bryan Singer before Singer was fired from "Bohemian Rhapsody" was "not pleasant." The actor, nominated for his Freddie Mercury on the Queen biopic, said Friday at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival: "In my situation with Bryan, it was...
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FILE - In this May 22, 2018, file photo, Sony Corp. President Kenichiro Yoshida attends at a press conference at the company's headquarters in Tokyo. Japanese electronics and entertainment company Sony on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, reported a 45 percent surge in fiscal third-quarter profit on tax reductions, a favorable exchange rate and gains in its music segment. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
February 01, 2019 - 2:56 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese electronics and entertainment company Sony posted a 45 percent surge in its October-December profit thanks to tax cuts, a favorable exchange rate and gains in its music and movies segment. Tokyo-based Sony Corp.'s profit in the last quarter was 429 billion yen ($3.9 billion),...
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Women buy pastries and sandwiches from a bicycle vendor in the Roma Sur neighborhood of Mexico City, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018, near a newspaper kiosk where Alfonso Cuaron's film "Roma" is advertized. News of Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" being nominated for 10 Academy Awards had residents of the director's childhood Mexico City neighborhood joyfully mining their own memories and anticipating showing their children the film someday. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
January 31, 2019 - 8:01 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico City officials are predicting Alfonso Cuaron's film "Roma" will sweep the Academy Awards and are already planning a mass celebration. Mexicans traditionally gather at the city's Independence Monument to celebrate victories in World Cup soccer matches. On Thursday,...
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This image released by Netflix shows Sandra Bullock in a scene from the film, "Bird Box." Netflix’s post-apocalyptic survival film is drawing criticism for using footage of a real fiery train disaster but the streaming giant has no plans to remove it. The footage concerns a 2013 tragedy in the Quebec town of Lac-Megantic when an unattended train carrying crude oil rolled down an incline, came off the tracks and exploded into a massive ball of fire, killing 47 people. (Saeed Adyani/Netflix via AP)
January 30, 2019 - 10:11 pm
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canada's Parliament has passed a motion saying Netflix should compensate the people of Lac-Megantic, Quebec, for using footage of the 2013 rail disaster in the post-apocalyptic survival film "Bird Box." The footage involved the disaster created when an unattended train...
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FILE - In this April 9, 2014, file photo, Richard Jones, right, sits next to wife Elizabeth as they sit in their attorney's office while talking about their daughter Sarah Jones, the 27-year-old camera assistant killed Feb. 20 by a freight train while filming a movie in southeast Georgia, in Atlanta. A railroad owner has settled a civil lawsuit by the family of a film worker killed in the 2014 train collision on its tracks in Georgia, ending the company's appeal of a $3.9 million jury verdict in the case. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
January 30, 2019 - 5:13 pm
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A railroad owner settled a wrongful death lawsuit by the family of a film worker killed in 2014 when a train slammed into a crew shooting a movie about singer Gregg Allman, ending the company's appeal of a $3.9 million jury verdict. Chatham County State Court records show CSX...
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In this Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019 photo, Palestinian actor and playwright Ali Abu Yaseen, 55, gives an interview in his home at the Shati refugee camp in Gaza City. A new documentary called “Gaza” is hitting the screens at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival this week, providing a colorful glimpse of life in the blockaded Hamas-ruled territory. But one of its main subjects, Abu Yaseen, won’t be attending the gathering due to the very circumstances depicted in the film. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
January 30, 2019 - 11:36 am
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A new documentary called "Gaza" is hitting the screens at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival this week, providing a colorful glimpse of life in the blockaded Hamas-ruled territory. But one of its main subjects, Gaza actor and playwright Ali Abu Yaseen, won't be...
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FILE -- In this Tuesday, June 12, 2018 file photo actor Bryce Dallas Howard arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" at the Walt Disney Concert Hall. Howard, an actor, producer and director, has been named 2019 Woman of the Year by Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals student group. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
January 29, 2019 - 3:00 pm
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Bryce Dallas Howard, who has made her mark as an actor, producer and director, was named Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals 2019 Woman of the Year on Tuesday. "The Pudding is excited to honor an accomplished actress who has given such a wide range of critically...
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