Iranian director wins prize at Berlin festival in absentia

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof’s “There Is No Evil” won the Golden Bear prize Saturday for...
21:23 28 February 2022

Ben Affleck on the pain and catharsis of ‘The Way Back’

NEW YORK (AP) — Of the many stories that have stuck with Ben Affleck from his Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, one has esp...
21:30 27 February 2022

Top nominee Polanski to skip French Oscars after rape claim

PARIS (AP) — Filmmaker Roman Polanski is skipping the awards ceremony for France’s equivalent of the Oscars - where his ...
12:36 27 February 2022

Trump not a ‘Parasite’ fan, praises ‘Gone with the Wind’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is apparently not a fan of Oscar winner “Parasite,” his biggest complaint being...
19:07 21 February 2022

Meet the rising stars of ‘West Side Story’ on Broadway

NEW YORK (AP) — When a new revival of “West Side Story” opens on Broadway, it will make history. The musical sees 33 you...
16:29 20 February 2022

Jennifer Lawrence to star in Adam McKay comedy for Netflix

NEW YORK (AP) — Jennifer Lawrence will star in the Adam McKay comedy “Don’t Look Up” for Netflix. The streaming giant on...
0:04 20 February 2022

Review: A CGI canine yearns to be free in ‘Call of the Wild’

Does the dog movie have any new tricks? Do we want it to?For the most part, we want our dog movies like our pooches: com...
23:25 19 February 2022

‘Sonic’ speeds to $57M debut; ‘Parasite’ sees big Oscar bump

NEW YORK — The redesigned “Sonic the Hedgehog” showed plenty of teeth at the box office, speeding to a $57 million debut, according to studio estimate...
18:51 16 February 2022

‘Parasite’ director Bong greeted by applause in South Korea

INCHEON, South Korea — Director Bong Joon-ho smiled and waved at a waiting crowd on Sunday as he arrived home in South Korea, his first trip back sinc...
17:20 16 February 2022

Review: ‘The Photograph’ develops nicely into a fine film

This Valentine's Day, there's certain to be the usual flood of candy and flowers. But at your local movie theater, there's something increasingly rare...
17:53 13 February 2022

The women of ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ redraw the frame

NEW YORK — What’s inside the frame and what’s outside of it are electrifyingly synonymous in French filmmaker Céline Sciamma’s “Portrait of a Lady on ...
13:26 13 February 2022

Review: Why wait? ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ worth rushing to see

If the Hollywood mantra for making blockbusters is “faster, faster, faster,” then the creators of “Sonic the Hedgehog” have wisely ignored it.
6:09 13 February 2022

Review: ‘Downhill’ a showcase for Louis-Dreyfus and Ferrell

The foreign-language film remake has never been the most esteemed sort of Hollywood production, but the timing of “Downhill,” a remake of Ruben Östlun...
20:20 12 February 2022

Universal will release controversial ‘Hunt’ film in March

LOS ANGELES — Universal Pictures said Tuesday that it will release the social satire “The Hunt,” a film it canceled in the wake of criticism about its...
17:53 11 February 2022

Anna Sui rolls out B-movie gothic glam at NY Fashion Week

NEW YORK — Anna Sui doesn't love scary movies, but she adores illusion, especially glamorous illusion.
3:03 11 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

Backstage at the Oscars: Dazed winners and sweet reunions

LOS ANGELES — A whole other show happens just a few feet to the right of the main Oscars stage in the wings where presenters gather, ecstatic winners ...
9:14 10 February 2022

A breakdown of the gowns, bling and beauty from the Oscars

NEW YORK — The Oscars closed the awards season in style, with statement necklaces and classic gowns, traditional tuxedos and some young rule-breakers.
6:16 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

Rapper Eminem shocks Oscars with performance 17 years late

LOS ANGELES — Apparently, it's never too late to perform at the Oscars, particularly if you're an Oscar winner named Eminem.
6:01 10 February 2022

Joaquin Phoenix wins best actor Oscar for ‘Joker’

LOS ANGELES — Joaquin Phoenix’s visceral portrayal of a troubled man’s descent into villainy in “Joker” earned him his first Oscar in a career that ha...
5:29 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

Almost-EGOTs Elton John, Hildur Guðnadóttir win music Oscars

Twenty-five years after winning his first Oscar, Elton John has picked up his second at the 2020 Academy Awards, where “Joker” composer Hildur Guðnadó...
4:48 10 February 2022

‘Parasite’ director Bong Joon Ho wins best director Oscar

LOS ANGELES — Writer-director Bong Joon Ho made Oscar history Sunday night, capturing Oscars for best director and best international feature with his...
4:40 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

Scarlett Johansson among the bombshells on Oscars red carpet

NEW YORK — Scarlett Johansson showed up Sunday for her two-nomination night at the Oscars every bit the bombshell in a Champagne-colored Oscar de la R...
2:50 10 February 2022

Dern wins supporting actress Oscar for ‘Marriage Story’

LOS ANGELES — Laura Dern’s turn as a steely divorce attorney in “Marriage Story” made the case with Oscar jurors, who completed her awards season swee...
2:40 10 February 2022

Hanks, Fonda and more stars amuse at Oscars rehearsals

LOS ANGELES — Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Will Ferrell are standing on the Oscars stage performing some hilarious material for a few dozen people who are ...
3:59 9 February 2022

‘The Farewell,’ Adam Sandler triumph at Spirit Awards

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — At a Film Independent Spirit Awards that often stood in stark contrast to Sunday's Academy Awards, Lulu Wang's family drama “Th...
2:22 9 February 2022

Monse creatives still see themselves as fashion outsiders

NEW YORK — Monse founders Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia are stars in the fashion business — they're also the creatives behind Oscar de la Renta — but ...
0:15 9 February 2022