Award shows

Frances McDormand accepts the award for best performance by an actress in a leading role for "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" at the Oscars on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
March 05, 2018 - 2:56 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Frances McDormand capped her Oscar acceptance speech with a rousing call for inclusion riders, the general reaction was more "huh?" than "hooray!" She was referring to using business contracts as a vehicle to further gender and racial diversity in Hollywood by adding a...
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Jordan Peele accepts the award for best original screenplay for "Get Out" at the Oscars on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
March 05, 2018 - 2:14 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jordan Peele had to dig deep to get the horror-satire "Get Out" to the screen, and his reward was the first original screenplay Oscar for an African-American. "This means so much to me," Peele said as he accepted the trophy Sunday. "I stopped writing this movie about 20 times...
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Gary Oldman accepts the award for best performance by an actor in a leading role for "Darkest Hour" at the Oscars on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
March 05, 2018 - 1:14 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gary Oldman did Winston Churchill proud. Oldman's performance as the indomitable British statesman in "Darkest Hour" earned the best actor Oscar on Sunday, capping his triumphant awards season that included a Golden Globe, BAFTA and other trophies for the role. The English-born...
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Tiffany Haddish, left, and Maya Rudolph present the award for best documentary short subject at the Oscars on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
March 05, 2018 - 1:00 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's not often the dress that steals the show at the Oscars isn't even new. But that's what happened Sunday when comedian and actress Tiffany Haddish strode on stage in a $4,000 white Alexander McQueen dress she's worn publicly at least two other times, widely considered a faux...
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Guillermo del Toro and the cast and crew of "The Shape of Water" accept the award for best picture at the Oscars on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
March 05, 2018 - 1:00 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Against all odds, love won out at the 90th Academy Awards. Guillermo del Toro's lavish, full-hearted monster romance "The Shape of Water" swam away with best picture at an Oscar ceremony flooded by a sense of a change for a movie business confronting the post-Harvey Weinstein era...
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Sebastian Lelio, foreground center, and Nicolas Saavedra, from back left, Daniela Vega, Alejandro Goic, and Pablo Larrain accept the award for best foreign language film for "A Fantastic Woman" at the Oscars on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
March 04, 2018 - 11:17 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Landmark Chilean drama "A Fantastic Woman," a stirring story of love and loss that centers on a transgender woman, won the Oscar for best foreign language film on Sunday. "I'm in Jupiter," elated director Sebastian Lelio said backstage after accepting his golden statuette. "I can...
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Miguel Lafourcade, left, and Natalia Lafourcade perform "Remember Me" from "Coco" at the Oscars on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
March 04, 2018 - 11:13 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 90th annual Academy Awards, which are being bestowed Sunday at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez have won their second Academy Award for best original song. The husband-and-wife duo picked up the...
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Dan Cogan, from left, James R. Swartz, David Fialkow, and Bryan Fogel accept the award for best documentary feature for "Icarus" at the Oscars on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
March 04, 2018 - 9:11 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bryan Fogel's sports doping documentary "Icarus," which exposed the state sponsored doping program of Russia's Olympic athletes won best documentary at the Academy Awards Sunday. It beat out both Agnes Varda's feel-good "Faces Places," which took the Film Independent Spirt Award...
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Mira Sorvino, from left, Ashley Judd and Salma Hayek arrive at the Oscars on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
March 04, 2018 - 7:57 pm
Looks in neutrals, reds and purples brought the drama Sunday on the Oscars carpet at Hollywood's biggest fashion show. Salma Hayek looked like exotic royalty in a custom Gucci gown in lilac. It was heavily jeweled and had a busy, ruffled tiered skirt. Rita Moreno, meanwhile, honored Academy Awards...
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Jane Fonda, left, and Helen Mirren appear during rehearsals for the 90th Academy Awards in Los Angeles on Saturday, March 3, 2018. The Academy Awards will be held at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, March 4. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
March 04, 2018 - 12:40 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A lot can go wrong on Oscar night. Even if all the right envelopes end up in the right hands, there are still lots of moving parts — literally. Stage elements move all around, screens lower from the ceiling, and microphones pop up from the floor. That pop-up mike immediately...
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