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This combination photo shows Annie Lennox at Porter's 3rd Annual Incredible Women Gala in Los Angeles on Oct. 9, 2018, left, Lena Waithe at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Grants Banquet in Beverly Hills on Aug. 9, 2018, center, and Hannah Gadsby at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sept. 17, 2018. The three are headlining a movie academy lunch celebrating a new initiative to advance the careers of female filmmakers. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
October 30, 2018 - 4:44 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hollywood is falling short of ethnic equality despite black-led films including "Black Panther," actress and award-winning writer Lena Waithe said. There are "a million 'La La Lands' every year. How often do we get a 'Moonlight'? How often do we get 'Black Panther'?" she said. "...
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October 29, 2018 - 4:10 am
SYDNEY (AP) — Award-winning actress Judy Davis told a court on Monday that she had heard comments in the film industry that Oscar-winner Geoffrey Rush's career was finished after he was accused of inappropriate behavior toward a female co-star in a Sydney stage play. Rush is suing the publisher of...
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October 25, 2018 - 3:07 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has awarded its human rights prize to Oleg Sentsov, a Ukrainian filmmaker imprisoned in Russia accused of plotting acts of terrorism. Lawmakers from the biggest bloc in the European Parliament welcomed the decision, taken Thursday in Strasbourg, France. Sentsov...
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Ukraine's Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin, left, and his Polish counterpart Jacek Czaputowicz, right, address the media in Warsaw, Poland, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, following talks on security and Russia's hostile activity, and announced that Poland has awarded Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, imprisoned in Russia, for his opposition to Russia's seizure of the Crimea Peninsula. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
October 23, 2018 - 9:56 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland has honored a Ukrainian filmmaker imprisoned in Russia on charges of plotting acts of terrorism for his defense of Ukrainians held captive in Russia. Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz said Tuesday he has bestowed the eighth annual Pro Dignitate Humana (For Human...
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Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch speaks during a news Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in Houston. The Astros will face the Boston Red Sox in Game 3 of the baseball American League Championship Series Tuesday Oct. 16 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
October 16, 2018 - 9:15 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says the Cleveland Indians have filed a complaint with Major League Baseball about a man associated with the Houston Astros attempting to film in their dugout during Game 3 of the AL Division Series. MLB also says it is aware of a report by...
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FILE - This Oct. 20, 1977 file photo shows the wreckage of a plane in a wooded area near McComb, Miss., where six people were killed, including three members of the music group Lynyrd Skynyrd. A New York federal appeals court says a new Lynyrd Skynyrd film, "Street Survivors: The True Story of the Lynyrd Skynyrd Plane Crash," can be released despite a dispute over the band’s intentions. A lower court judge decided previously that the film violated a “blood oath” made by band members not to exploit the group’s name after the crash. (AP Photo, File)
October 10, 2018 - 12:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A new Lynyrd Skynyrd film can be released despite a dispute over the band's intentions after a federal appeals court ruled in its favor Wednesday. The decision by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan came in a case involving a movie called "Street Survivors: The True...
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October 06, 2018 - 7:57 am
LONDON (AP) — Screenwriter Ray Galton, who co-wrote the landmark British comedy series "Hancock's Half Hour" and "Steptoe and Son," has died at 88. Galton's family said Saturday that he died Friday evening after a "long and heart-breaking battle with dementia." The London-born Galton was diagnosed...
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FILE - In this March 12, 2015 file photo, Joe Masteroff attends the opening night performance of Broadway's "On the Twentieth Century" in New York. Masteroff, the Tony Award-winning story writer of the brilliant, edgy musical "Cabaret" and the touching, romantic "She Loves Me," has died at age 98. The Roundabout Theatre Company, which produced recent revivals of his best-loved shows, said Masteroff died Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, at the Actors Fund Home in Englewood, N.J. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
September 28, 2018 - 9:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Masteroff, the Tony Award-winning story writer of the brilliant, edgy musical "Cabaret" and the touching, romantic "She Loves Me," has died. He was 98. Masteroff died Friday at the Actors Fund Home in Englewood, New Jersey, said The Roundabout Theatre Company, which produced...
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File - In this Dec. 13, 2017, file photo, Will Smith arrives at the U.S. premiere of "Bright" in Los Angeles. When Smith turns 50 on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, he will jump head-first into the big milestone. The “Fresh Prince” plans to bungee jump from a helicopter over a gorge just outside Grand Canyon National Park. His birthday activity is the latest in a vast history of outrageous stunts staged in and around one of the world’s seven natural wonders. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
September 26, 2018 - 4:14 am
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER GORGE, Ariz. (AP) — Like a scene out of a high-octane action movie that he would star in, Will Smith celebrated his 50th birthday Tuesday by successfully bungee jumping from a helicopter near the Grand Canyon. Cameras, which captured the stunt for a livestream on YouTube ,...
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FILE - At left, in a March 11, 2017, file photo, Claressa Shields poses with her North American Boxing Federation middleweight championship belt after she defeated Szilvia Szabados, in Detroit. At right, in an Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, five-time world boxing champion Christina Hammer, of Germany, holds her title belts during a news conference, in Detroit. Shields will face Hammer in a middleweight unification bout Nov. 17 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
September 25, 2018 - 5:27 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Claressa Shields offered reporters a catchy play on words to promote her next fight. The two-time Olympic champion will face unbeaten Christina Hammer of Germany in a middleweight unification bout Nov. 17 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The fight is a blockbuster between two of boxing'...
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