Movie awards

April 18, 2018 - 4:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kristen Stewart and Ava DuVernay will serve on the Cannes Film Festival jury that is being led by Cate Blanchett. The French film festival Wednesday announced the jury that will choose the Palme d'Or winner at the 71st Cannes. Also serving are filmmaker Denis Villeneuve, French...
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April 17, 2018 - 5:31 pm
VIDOR, Texas (AP) — Texas authorities are seeking fresh leads in the 1991 death of a woman whose case is seen as an inspiration for the Academy Award-winning film "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri." The Texas Department of Public Safety released a statement Tuesday saying it has upped the...
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FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2009, file photo, film festival jury member Milos Forman poses on the red carpet at the IV edition of the Rome Film Festival in Rome. Forman, whose American movies "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and "Amadeus" won a deluge of Academy Awards, including best director Oscars, died Saturday, April 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
April 14, 2018 - 8:36 am
Czech filmmaker Milos Forman, whose American movies "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and "Amadeus" won a deluge of Academy Awards, including best director Oscars, died Saturday. He was 86. Forman died about 2 a.m. Saturday at Danbury Hospital, near his home in Warren, Connecticut, according to a...
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FILE - In this June 9, 2016, file photo, composer John Williams poses on the red carpet at the 2016 AFI Life Achievement Award Gala Tribute to John Williams at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Williams, who earned his 51st Oscar nomination this year, will be honored by performing rights organization BMI with an award bearing his name. BMI says The John Williams Award will be presented to him at the 34th annual BMI Film, TV and Visual Media Awards on May 9. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
April 10, 2018 - 2:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Composer John Williams will be honored by performing rights organization BMI with an award bearing his name. BMI says The John Williams Award will be presented to the celebrated musician at the 34th annual BMI Film, TV and Visual Media Awards on May 9 in Beverly Hills, California...
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In this Feb. 12, 2015 photo, Japanese animated film director Isao Takahata speaks about his latest film "The Tale of The Princess Kaguya" with its poster during an interview at his office, Studio Ghibli, in suburban Tokyo. Takahata, co-founder of the prestigious Japanese animator Studio Ghibli that stuck to a hand-drawn "manga" look in the face of digital filmmaking, has died. He was 82. Takahata, who directed "Grave of the Fireflies," a tragic tale about wartime childhood, died Thursday, April 5, 2018, of lung cancer at a Tokyo hospital, according to a studio statement. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
April 06, 2018 - 5:29 am
TOKYO (AP) — Isao Takahata, co-founder of the prestigious Japanese animator Studio Ghibli that stuck to a hand-drawn "manga" look in the face of digital filmmaking, has died. He was 82. Takahata started Ghibli with Oscar-winning animator Hayao Miyazaki in 1985, hoping to create Japan's Disney, and...
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This image taken from video shows Oscar winner Frances McDormand, foreground left, walking into the Governors Ball next to Terry Bryant, center, the man accused of stealing her Academy Award on Sunday, March 4, 2018 in Los Angeles. McDormand won the best actress category for her role in "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri." (AP Photo/Jeff Turner)
March 07, 2018 - 6:49 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A lawyer for the man charged with stealing Frances McDormand's Academy Award said Wednesday that he and his client plan to "forcefully and aggressively resist" the allegations against him. Attorney Daniel Brookman acknowledged that suspect Terry Bryant can be seen on an...
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This Sunday, March 4, 2018, still image from AP video appears to show the man who authorities say stole Frances McDormand's best actress Oscar walking out of the official Academy Awards after-party in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jeff Turner)
March 07, 2018 - 2:02 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man charged with swiping and taking off with Frances McDormand's Oscar during an Academy Awards after-party is set to make his first appearance in court. Terry Bryant is expected to be arraigned in a downtown Los Angeles courtroom on Wednesday. Prosecutors on Tuesday charged...
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This Sunday, March 4, 2018, still image from AP video appears to show the man who authorities say stole Frances McDormand's best actress Oscar walking out of the official Academy Awards after-party in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jeff Turner)
March 06, 2018 - 7:53 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 47-year-old man was charged Tuesday with stealing Frances McDormand's Academy Award at an Oscars after-party. Los Angeles County prosecutors said that Terry Bryant was charged with one felony count of grand theft for stealing the statuette McDormand won for best actress for her...
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This Sunday, March 4, 2018, still image from AP video appears to show the man who authorities say stole Frances McDormand's best actress Oscar walking out of the official Academy Awards after-party in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jeff Turner)
March 06, 2018 - 12:52 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man was arrested and is accused of stealing Frances McDormand's Oscars trophy after the Academy Awards on Sunday night, Los Angeles police said. Terry Bryant, 47, was arrested on suspicion of felony grand theft, said Officer Rosario Herrera, a police spokeswoman. Video captured...
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Jordan Peele picks up his Oscar as he attends the Governors Ball after the Oscars on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Eric Jamison/Invision/AP)
March 05, 2018 - 5:19 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Greta Gerwig screamed with delight and relief as she hugged a group of friends once she got into the Vanity Fair Oscar party. The "Lady Bird" director and Oscar nominee had just walked down the last red carpet of her long awards season. She quickly pulled up her long flowing gown...
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