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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2017 photo, Kate Beckinsale arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Beckinsale wrote in an Instagram post that when she was 17, she met producer Harvey Weinstein at the Savoy Hotel in London. He opened the door in his bathrobe. She refused his offer of alcohol and told him that she had school in the morning. She left uneasy and unscathed. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
October 14, 2017 - 10:28 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The women who accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment and abuse range from aspiring actresses to Oscar winners. Each has told their story about an inappropriate run-in with the movie mogul in recent days, leading to the swift downfall of one of Hollywood's most powerful men...
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This combination photo shows Harvey Weinstein arrives at the Oscars in Los Angeles on Feb. 28, 2016, left, and his brother Bob Weinstein at the premiere of "Sin City," in Los Angeles on March 28, 2005. Harvey Weinstein was fired Sunday by the Weinstein Co., the studio he co-founded with his brother Bob, after a bombshell New York Times expose alleged decades of crude sexual behavior on his part toward female employees and actresses. (AP Photo/File)
October 11, 2017 - 6:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — As the grim scope of the allegations surrounding Harvey Weinstein continued to expand Wednesday, the organization that bestows the Academy Awards moved to distance itself from the film mogul, Ben Affleck was forced to defend his own previous actions, and scrutiny fell on who knew...
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FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2013 file photo, producer Harvey Weinstein attends the New York premiere of "Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom" in New York. Weinstein faces multiple allegations of sexual abuse and harassment from some of the biggest names in Hollywood. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
October 11, 2017 - 5:11 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein (all times local): 2 p.m. The New York City prosecutor who chose not to charge Harvey Weinstein two years ago after he was accused of groping a young woman says the decision wasn't influenced by campaign...
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FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2016, file photo, producer Harvey Weinstein participates in a panel at the A&E 2016 Winter TCA in Pasadena, Calif. The Weinstein Co., mired in a sex scandal, may be putting itself up for sale. The company said Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, that it is getting an immediate cash infusion from Colony Capital and is in negotiations for the potential sale of all or a significant portion of the movie studio responsible for films like "Shakespeare in Love," and "Gangs of New York." (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
October 10, 2017 - 2:49 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Hollywood establishment, slow to react to the initial sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein, began speaking out against him more forcefully Monday after the powerful studio boss was fired by his own company. Among those weighing in were his longtime allies...
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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2017 file photo, film director Agnes Varda holds the Donostia Award for her contribution to the cinema at the 65th San Sebastian Film Festival, in San Sebastian, northern Spain. Varda reflects on her life in cinema, her status as a trailblazer for female filmmakers and the lifetime achievement award she'll receive from the Academy Awards. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos, File)
October 06, 2017 - 5:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Agnes Varda, the 89-year-old Belgian-born filmmaking legend, emerges from her hotel room having dressed up for an evening event at Lincoln Center. She holds out the large silver heart-shaped medallion strung around her neck. "I have a big heart," she says with a smile. A truer thing...
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FILE - In this March 2, 2014 file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives at the Oscars in Los Angeles. Weinstein is taking a leave of absence from his own company after The New York Times released a report alleging decades of sexual harassment against women, including employees and actress Ashley Judd. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
October 06, 2017 - 2:16 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Harvey Weinstein, the larger-than-life Hollywood executive and Oscar-winner, is taking a leave of absence from his own company after an explosive expose revealing decades of sexual harassment against women, from employees to actress Ashley Judd, was published in The New York...
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FILE - In this June 26, 2016 file photo, Quvenzhané Wallis arrives at the BET Awards in Los Angeles. Wallis is releasing two children's books: "Shai & Emmie Star in Break an Egg! ," which chronicles the lives of two best friends at a performing arts school, and "A Night Out with Mama," a picture book inspired by her experience at the Oscars. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
October 02, 2017 - 2:44 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Quvenzhane Wallis, whose stunning portrayal of Hushpuppy in "Beasts of the Southern Wild" earned her an Oscar nomination at age 9, is launching a new career path. The now 14-year-old is adding author to her resume. On Oct. 3, through Simon and Schuster, Wallis is releasing two...
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September 18, 2017 - 1:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Angelina Jolie's "First They Killed My Father" has been named Cambodia's foreign-language submission to the Academy Awards. The Cambodia Oscar Selection Committee announced the choice Monday, calling Jolie's Cambodian genocide drama "cathartic" and hailing it for bringing back...
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September 14, 2017 - 1:41 pm
TORONTO (AP) — A transgender Chilean actress has turned in one of the most buzzed-about performances of the year and some are hoping she could be the first trans actor to land an Oscar nomination. Daniela Vega, 28, stars in Sebastian Lelio's "A Fantastic Woman." She plays Marina, a transgender...
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FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2017, file photo, actor Donald Sutherland poses during a photo call for the film "The Leisure Seeker" at the 74th Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy. Writer-director Charles Burnett, cinematographer Owen Roizman, Belgian director Agnes Varda and Sutherland are getting honorary Oscars this year. The film academy announced Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, that the four filmmakers will receive Oscar statuettes at the ninth annual Governors Awards ceremony in November. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis, File)
September 06, 2017 - 6:56 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Donald Sutherland, writer-director Charles Burnett, cinematographer Owen Roizman and Belgian director Agnes Varda are getting honorary Oscars this year. The film academy said Wednesday that the four honorees will receive their Oscar statuettes at the ninth annual Governors...
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