Movie awards

In this Aug. 3, 2018 photo, actor Casey Affleck poses for a portrait at the Four Seasons Hotel in Los Angeles to promote his upcoming film "The Old Man & The Gun," in theaters on Sept. 28. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
August 09, 2018 - 12:59 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With a new movie coming out this fall called "The Old Man & The Gun," Casey Affleck is for the first time addressing questions about past harassment allegations against him in light of the #MeToo and Time's Up movements. In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press,...
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FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2015 file photo, an Oscar statue appears outside the Dolby Theatre for the 87th Academy Awards in Los Angeles. The Oscars are adding a new category to honor popular films and promising a brisk 3-hour ceremony on a much earlier air date of Feb. 9, 2020. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
August 08, 2018 - 11:59 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Oscars are adding a new category to honor popular films and promising a brisk three-hour ceremony on a much earlier air date of Feb. 9, 2020. John Bailey, the newly re-elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, says in an email to members Wednesday...
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In this combination photo, Hilary Swank accepts the Oscar for best actress for her role in "Boys Don't Cry" during the 72nd Academy Awards in Los Angeles on March 26, 2000, left, and Jared Leto poses with his Oscar for best supporting actor for "Dallas Buyer Club" at the 2014 Vanity Fair Oscar Party in West Hollywood, Calif., on March 2, 2014. Swank and Leto portrayed transgender characters. (AP Photo)
August 07, 2018 - 3:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — When actress Scarlett Johansson reversed course recently and canceled plans to play a transgender man in the film "Rub & Tug," transgender actors like Scott Turner Schofield were gratified — and pleasantly surprised. After years of watching non-trans stars win accolades —...
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July 25, 2018 - 9:32 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — "Sunset," the new film from Oscar-winning Hungarian director Laszlo Nemes, will have its debut at the Venice Film Festival starting Aug. 28. "Sunset" takes place in Hungary's capital just before World War I. The film tells the story of Irisz Leiter, a young woman orphaned...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017 file photo, Actress Vanessa Redgrave poses for photographers upon arrival at the British Independent Film Awards in London. British actress Vanessa Redgrave will receive the prestigious Golden Lion career prize at this year’s Venice Film Festival. Each year, the Venice Biennale awards two prizes to celebrate careers in cinema, one to a movie director and one to an actor or actress; along with Redgrave, Canadian filmmaker David Cronenberg will receive the prize. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP, File)
July 24, 2018 - 1:36 pm
ROME (AP) — British actress Vanessa Redgrave will receive the prestigious Golden Lion career prize at this year's Venice Film Festival. Each year, the Venice Biennale awards two prizes to celebrate careers in cinema, one to a movie director and one to an actor or actress. Together with Redgrave,...
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FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2017 file photo, French actress Emmanuelle Seigner, left, and French-Polish director Roman Polanski appear during a photo call prior to the screening of "Based on a true story" in Paris. Seigner refused the invitation of the Academy of Motions Pictures Arts & Sciences and voiced her support for her expelled husband, Polanski, who was kicked out of the organization in May, along with Bill Cosby, for violating its newly instituted code of conduct. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)
July 09, 2018 - 2:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In a seething open letter, French actress Emmanuelle Seigner refused the invitation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and voiced her support for her expelled husband, director Roman Polanski. Seigner called the film academy's invitation "insufferable hypocrisy" in a...
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June 27, 2018 - 8:47 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oscar winners Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway are among the newest group of celebrities who will be honored by a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Walk of Fame selection committee on Monday announced the class of 2019. "Murphy Brown" star...
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In this Saturday, June 16, 2018, photo, Chadwick Boseman, left, gives his best hero award for his role in "Black Panther" to James Shaw Jr., who is credited with saving lives during a shooting at a Waffle House in Antioch, Tenn., at the MTV Movie and TV Awards at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
June 19, 2018 - 3:00 am
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — The MTV Movie & TV Awards gave "Black Panther" its first taste of awards glory, with Marvel's blockbuster taking home four honors including two awards for its star, Chadwick Boseman. Boseman quickly handed off his best hero award to James Shaw Jr., who wrestled an...
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FILE - In this Sunday, May 21, 2017 file photo, Emma Thompson poses for photographers during the photo call for the film The Meyerowitz Stories at the 70th international film festival, Cannes, southern France. British actors Emma Thompson, Keira Knightley and Tom Hardy and Nobel Prizewinning author Kazio Ishiguro are among those receiving honors in the name of Britain’s monarch. The list published late on Friday, June 8, 2018 by Britain’s Cabinet Office includes many receiving honors for merit, service and bravery. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP, file)
June 09, 2018 - 2:19 am
LONDON (AP) — British film stars Emma Thompson, Keira Knightley and Tom Hardy and Nobel Prize-winning author Kazuo Ishiguro are among those receiving honors in the name of Britain's monarch. The list published late Friday by Britain's Cabinet Office includes many receiving honors for merit, service...
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June 09, 2018 - 1:07 am
LONDON (AP) — British film stars Emma Thompson, Keira Knightley and Tom Hardy and Nobel Prize-winning author Kazuo Ishiguro are among those receiving honors in the name of Britain's monarch. The list published late Friday by Britain's Cabinet Office includes many receiving honors for merit, service...
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