From street kids to war romance, Oscar foreign-film slate keeps it real - From Lebanese street children to love behind the Iron Curtain and the daily life of a Mexican housekeeper, this year's Oscar-nominated foreign language films draw from real life and, in some cases, deeply personal experiences.
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 07:20:52 -0500
'Roma' actress says she is proud of her roots after fellow actor uses racial slur - Oscar-nominated Mexican actress Yalitza Aparicio, who stars in the critically acclaimed film "Roma," said on Saturday that she was proud of her indigenous roots after a soap opera star used a racial slur to describe her.
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 04:21:29 -0500
Queen to rock Oscars with live performance - British rock band Queen will perform live at Sunday's Oscars ceremony, organizers said on Monday, following the blockbuster success of best picture nominee "Bohemian Rhapsody."
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 04:02:46 -0500
Rock band Queen to open Oscars show - British rock band Queen will open this weekend's Oscars show, a representative for the band said on Tuesday, ending the mystery over how the telecast would begin without a traditional host.
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 03:55:43 -0500
Meghan Markle in New York for baby shower: report - Meghan Markle, who is expecting her first child with Britain's Prince Harry in the spring, was in New York City for a baby shower on Tuesday, according to Harper's Bazaar magazine, which cited unnamed sources.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:31:54 -0500
Lady Gaga splits with fiance Christian Carino - Pop superstar and Oscar nominee Lady Gaga has split with her fiance, her second broken relationship in three years.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 18:24:28 -0500
Justice Thomas assails landmark U.S. libel ruling that protects media - Conservative Justice Clarence Thomas on Tuesday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider its landmark 1964 ruling that made it harder for public figures to sue for defamation, a precedent that has served as powerful protection for the news media.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 18:21:02 -0500
'Green Book' enjoys biggest Oscar nominations bounce at box office - Oscar-nominated dramedy "Green Book" has turned Hollywood awards race publicity into more box-office gold than each of the seven other films in the best-picture contest.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 16:58:02 -0500
Fashion's 'creative genius' Karl Lagerfeld dies at 85 - Haute-couture designer Karl Lagerfeld, artistic director at Chanel and an icon of the fashion industry with his extravagant outfits and striking catwalks, has died aged 85.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 13:50:26 -0500
Pink Floyd's Waters slams Venezuela border aid concert - Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters slammed an upcoming "Live Aid"-style concert to raise funds for humanitarian aid for Venezuela, calling the event a U.S.-backed effort to tarnish the socialist government in a video circulating on Tuesday.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 12:53:45 -0500
Karl Lagerfeld: fashion's prolific commander-in-chief - Karl Lagerfeld enjoyed the stature of a god among mortals in the world of fashion, where he stayed on top for well over half of a century and up to his death, at an age almost nobody apart from himself knew with to-the-day precision.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 09:38:36 -0500
Keira Knightley film calls for unity in divided times - Keira Knightley said her new film "The Aftermath", set in the bombed-out ruins of Hamburg just after the end of the Second World War, had important lessons on building bridges that were very relevant for today's divided societies.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 08:32:44 -0500
Lagerfeld made Paris the 'fashion capital of the world': LVMH's Arnault - Bernard Arnault, the head of French fashion house LVMH, confirmed on Tuesday the death of Karl Lagerfeld and said he had made Paris the world's fashion capital.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 08:11:15 -0500
Chanel deputy director Viard to succeed Lagerfeld: Chanel source - Virginie Viard, deputy artistic director of Chanel, will become chief designer of the fashion house following the death of haute couture icon Karl Lagerfeld, a source at Chanel said on Tuesday.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 08:02:01 -0500
Want to win an Oscar? Spend millions on the film campaign trail - Making an unforgettable movie is not the only requirement to win the prestigious best picture Oscar. Add millions of dollars for TV and digital ads, plus actors' travel, hair and makeup for events to promote their work on the busy film campaign trail.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 07:24:18 -0500
Women in Hollywood see some gains after Oscars equality plea - A year after best actress winner Frances McDormand used the Oscars stage to advocate for more women in front of and behind the camera, Hollywood is celebrating some progress - but remains far from reaching parity with men.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 06:16:09 -0500
Fiascos and fumbles: Oscar organizers stumble to restore glory - First it was the furor over a proposed new "popular" film category, then it was the fiasco over planned host Kevin Hart, and last month the organizers of the Oscars were accused of intimidating celebrities not to present at rival award shows.
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 18:00:01 -0500
Chicago police seek follow-up interview with 'Empire' actor - Chicago police have shifted the direction of their investigation into actor Jussie Smollett's report of a hate-crime assault and are seeking to interview him again, after releasing two men detained for questioning in the probe, a police spokesman said on Saturday.
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