Nazi cautionary dramas wade into political, factual disputes

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hollywood mustered its creative forces in the 1940s when Adolf Hitler’s Nazi Germany sought to conque...
18:57 27 February 2022

Police: Robbery looks unlikely as motive in rapper killing

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The home-invasion death of rising rapper Pop Smoke in Los Angeles does not appear to be part of a rob...
22:43 20 February 2022

Understanding Weinstein’s charges and potential punishment

NEW YORK (AP) — A look at the charges against Harvey Weinstein, 67, and the punishment the once-revered Hollywood titan ...
15:04 19 February 2022

Hollywood barriers fall in milestone Oscars for ‘Parasite’

LOS ANGELES — Before Bong Joon Ho’s “Parasite” made history as the first non-English best picture winner in Academy Awards history, he made a modest p...
23:07 10 February 2022

Oscar parties: Pitt goes right in, Phoenix engraves-and-runs

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Brad Pitt, tux still on but tie gone and best supporting actor Academy Award stowed away somewhere, stepped out of a car with ...
13:03 10 February 2022

Making Oscar history, ‘Parasite’ wins best picture

LOS ANGELES — In a milestone win that instantly expanded the Oscars' horizons, Bong Joon Ho's masterfully devious class satire “Parasite” became the f...
6:14 10 February 2022

Brad Pitt wins first acting Oscar for ‘Once Upon a Time’

LOS ANGELES — An emotional Brad Pitt won his first acting Oscar on Sunday night, claiming the supporting actor trophy for “Once Upon a Time ... in Hol...
5:16 10 February 2022

Final list of Academy Award winners

LOS ANGELES — The winners at the 92nd Academy Awards, which were held Sunday at the Dolby Theatre:
4:39 10 February 2022

Before Oscars, stars pack Tom Ford’s fashion week show in LA

LOS ANGELES — Tom Ford brought fashion week to Hollywood on Friday night, with a runway show full of glamour and a front row jammed with A-listers, in...
10:32 8 February 2022

Essence event affirms the power of black women in Hollywood

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Through laughs, tears and speeches that turned into sermons and affirmations, the overarching theme of this year’s star-studde...
4:17 7 February 2022

Weinstein accuser says he ‘trapped’ her during hotel assault

NEW YORK — The final accuser at Harvey Weinstein's rape trial testified Wednesday that he stripped off his clothes, pulled down her dress and groped h...
21:20 5 February 2022

Jeff Bezos asks court to dismiss defamation suit

NEW YORK — Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is asking a California court to dismiss a defamation lawsuit filed against him by his girlfriend's brother, Micha...
19:28 5 February 2022

Top films were more diverse than ever before, study finds

NEW YORK — Hollywood's awards season may not show it, but the most popular films are increasingly diverse, a new study finds.
16:38 4 February 2022

‘Bad Boys’ tops box office for third straight week

LOS ANGELES — “Bad Boys of Life” went for a three-peat at the box office during Super Bowl weekend.
19:31 2 February 2022

From #MeToo to trial: A look at the fall of Harvey Weinstein

NEW YORK — As Harvey Weinstein goes through his New York trial on rape and sexual assault charges, here's a look at the movie mogul's past and his mul...
21:52 22 January 2022

At Sundance, an annual rebirth for American movies

NEW YORK — The Sundance Film Festival, coming at the start of a new movie calendar, is an annual rite of renewal. New movies. New filmmakers. New voic...
23:10 21 January 2022

’1917′ takes top honor at the Producers Guild Awards

LOS ANGELES — If the Producers Guild Awards are a true predictor of the Oscars' best film category, then the World War I film “1917” is poised to come...
9:34 19 January 2022

Pacino, De Niro among Producers Guild Awards presenters

LOS ANGELES — Al Pacino, Robert De Niro and Melissa McCarthy are among the presenters for Saturday’s Producers Guild of America Awards.
21:30 17 January 2022

DirectorsSoMale: Oscar noms slammed for lack of diversity

Actress Issa Rae was ready with her quip, as if she had predicted the Oscar nominations that were announced Monday. “Congratulations to those men,” sh...
0:27 14 January 2022

Leonardo DiCaprio, Taika Waititi react to Oscar nominations

LOS ANGELES — Reactions from some of the nominees for the Academy Awards:
17:57 13 January 2022

‘Pose’ cast, Niecy Nash, Matsoukas to be honored by Essence

NEW YORK — Emmy winner Niecy Nash, the groundbreaking cast of the hit TV series “Pose,” Grammy-winning music video director Melina Matsoukas and “Capt...
16:41 9 January 2022

Weinstein charged with sex crimes in LA on eve of NY trial

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles prosecutors charged Harvey Weinstein on Monday with sexually assaulting two women on successive nights during Oscars week in...
20:48 6 January 2022

A list of the final Golden Globe Award winners for film, TV

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — The winners at the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards, presented Sunday in Beverly Hills, California, by the Hollywood Foreign Pr...
4:28 6 January 2022

“1917,” “Once Upon a Time ...in Hollywood” win Golden Globes

The 77th Golden Globes were meant to be a coronation for Netflix. Instead, a pair of big-screen epics took top honors Sunday, as Sam Mendes’ technical...
4:25 6 January 2022

From Pitt to DiCaprio, stars turn out for AFI Awards

BEVERLY HILLS, California — From Leonardo DiCaprio to Brad Pitt, some of Hollywood’s brightest stars came together to relax and sip wine in a room whe...
1:52 4 January 2022

Golden Globes will serve plant-based meal at awards ceremony

LOS ANGELES — The Golden Globes, known as the “party of the year,” is going with a meatless menu for its 77th annual awards show.
14:04 2 January 2022

Charlize Theron, Daniel Craig among Golden Globe presenters

LOS ANGELES — Charlize Theron, Octavia Spencer and Daniel Craig are among the first presenters announced for Sunday’s Golden Globe Awards.
8:03 2 January 2022

‘Once Upon a Time,’ ‘Portrait’ top AP’s 2019 best films list

Associated Press Film Writers Lindsey Bahr and Jake Coyle name their choices for the best films of 2019.
18:52 5 December 2021

Cavill: Door ‘hasn’t closed’ on Superman, but 1st, ‘Witcher’

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Henry Cavill is all-in on his Netflix fantasy series "The Witcher," but he says the “door hasn't closed”on a return as Superm...
18:24 4 December 2021

Review: Driver brings 6,700 pages to life in ‘The Report’

Of all the statistics involving the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence report on the CIA’s post-9/11 detention and interrogation program — better...
21:10 13 November 2021