Academy Awards

This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows a scene from "Dunkirk." (Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)
July 19, 2017 - 2:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The stranglehold that autumn prestige films have on Oscar season just might be wilting in the summer sun. Christopher Nolan's World War II epic "Dunkirk" hits theaters Friday, but the overflowing reviews have already made it abundantly clear: It's a major Oscar contender and a best-...
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This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows a scene from "Dunkirk." (Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)
July 19, 2017 - 10:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The stranglehold that autumn prestige films have on Oscar season just might be wilting in the summer sun. Christopher Nolan's World War II epic "Dunkirk" hits theaters Friday, but the overflowing reviews have already made it abundantly clear: It's a major Oscar contender and a best-...
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This image released by NBC shows Kate McKinnon as Justin Bieber, from left, Kenan Thompson as Steve Harvey and Kristen Stewart as Gisele Bündchen during a sketch on "Saturday Night Live." McKinnon was nominated for an Emmy Award for outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series on Thursday, July 13, 2017. The Emmy Awards ceremony, airing Sept. 17 on CBS, will be hosted by Stephen Colbert. (Will Heath/NBC via AP)
July 13, 2017 - 6:27 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fun facts about Thursday's nominations for the 69th Emmy Awards: ___ OSCAR WINNERS, EMMY NEWBIES Oscar winners Robert De Niro and Reese Witherspoon are Emmy hopefuls after scoring their first nominations from the Television Academy — and both for appearing in HBO projects with "...
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FILE - In this June 18, 2016 file photo, U.S. actress Olivia de Havilland poses during an Associated Press interview, in Paris. de Havilland is launching her own sequel to the TV series "Feud." The double Oscar-winning actress is suing FX Networks and producer Ryan Murphy's company, alleging unauthorized and false use of her name and invasion of privacy. The suit was filed in Los Angeles on Friday, June 30, 2017, one day before de Havilland turns 101. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)
June 30, 2017 - 8:15 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hollywood great Olivia de Havilland has launched her own sequel to the TV series "Feud" — a lawsuit. The double Oscar-winning actress filed suit Friday against FX Networks and producer Ryan Murphy's company, alleging the drama inaccurately depicts her as a gossipmonger and is an...
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FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 2, 2017 file photo, Casey Affleck arrives at the 28th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala in Palm Springs, Calif. An annual international film festival in the western Czech spa town of Karlovy Vary is kicking off with awards for Oscar-nominated actress Uma Thurman, Academy Award winner Casey Affleck and film composer James Newton Howard on Friday, June 30, 2017. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
June 30, 2017 - 8:40 am
PRAGUE (AP) — An annual international film festival in the western Czech spa town of Karlovy Vary is kicking off with awards for Oscar-nominated actress Uma Thurman, Academy Award winner Casey Affleck and film composer James Newton Howard. Affleck, who won his first Oscar this year for his role in...
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FILE - In this May 21, 2017 photo, John Legend arrives at the Billboard Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Legend’s work has won Grammys, an Oscar and a Tony, but years before achieving global fame, the Legend-to-be took home another prize: spelling bee champ. A 1989 story in The Springfield News-Sun proclaimed, “Product of home teaching wins bee.” The newspaper said the 10-year-old Legend took a no-nonsense approach, not cracking a smile during the competition until his tutor cried out in joy when he correctly spelled the winning word: prejudice. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
June 24, 2017 - 11:05 am
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — John Legend's work has won Grammys, an Oscar and a Tony, but years before achieving global fame, the Legend-to-be took home another prize: spelling bee champ. A 1989 story in The Springfield News-Sun ( http://bit.ly/2sQ6VSD ) proclaimed, "Product of home teaching wins bee...
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FILE - In this March 28, 1977, file photo, John G. Avildsen accepts the Oscar for best director for "Rocky" at the Academy Awards in Los Angeles. Avildsen, who directed "Rocky" and "The Karate Kid," the hugely successful underdog fables that went on to become Hollywood franchises, has died at age 81. Avildsen's son Anthony says his father died Friday, June 16, 2017, in Los Angeles from pancreatic cancer. (AP Photo. File)
June 16, 2017 - 11:24 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — John G. Avildsen, who directed "Rocky" and "The Karate Kid" — two dark-horse, underdog favorites that went on to become Hollywood franchises — died Friday at age 81. Anthony Avildsen said his father died Friday in Los Angeles from pancreatic cancer. "Rocky" was a huge success. It...
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FILE - In this March 28, 1977, file photo, John G. Avildsen accepts the Oscar for best director for "Rocky" at the Academy Awards in Los Angeles. Avildsen, who directed "Rocky" and "The Karate Kid," the hugely successful underdog fables that went on to become Hollywood franchises, has died at age 81. Avildsen's son Anthony says his father died Friday, June 16, 2017, in Los Angeles from pancreatic cancer. (AP Photo. File)
June 16, 2017 - 9:36 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — John G. Avildsen, who directed "Rocky" and "The Karate Kid" — two dark-horse, underdog favorites that went on to become Hollywood franchises — died Friday at age 81. Anthony Avildsen said his father died Friday in Los Angeles from pancreatic cancer. "He was a pretty extraordinary...
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Actor Robert Pattinson poses for photographers during the photo call for the film Good Time at the 70th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Thursday, May 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
May 25, 2017 - 10:57 am
CANNES, France (AP) — It's a long way from May in France to February in Los Angeles, but the Cannes Film Festival has often been a breeding ground for Academy Awards campaigns. The Oscars aren't much on the minds of the filmmakers or attendees in Cannes; the festival is its own achievement, with...
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Actor Robert Pattinson poses for photographers during the photo call for the film Good Time at the 70th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Thursday, May 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
May 25, 2017 - 10:57 am
CANNES, France (AP) — It's a long way from May in France to February in Los Angeles, but the Cannes Film Festival has often been a breeding ground for Academy Awards campaigns. The Oscars aren't much on the minds of the filmmakers or attendees in Cannes; the festival is its own achievement, with...
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