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Trump not a 'Parasite' fan, praises 'Gone with the Wind'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is apparently not a fan of Oscar winner “Parasite," his biggest complaint being that the movie was made in South Korea. Trump started talking...

Apple delays ‘The Banker’ theatrical release amid review

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Apple on Friday delayed the theatrical release of its first original film, “The Banker” amid misconduct allegations against one of the film’s co-producers. A perso...

Trump commutes term of Kardashian-championed drug offender

WASHINGTON (AP) — Flexing his clemency powers once again, President Donald Trump on Wednesday commuted the life sentence of a woman whose cause was championed by reality TV star Kim Kardashian West. ...

Kardashian West en route to White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — Reality TV star Kim Kardashian West is en route to the White House to advocate on behalf of a great-grandmother serving a life sentence in prison. That's according ...

Milos Forman, Oscar-winning director, dies at 86

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 86 ...

Divorce lawyer to the stars launches site to simply breakups

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For years, Laura Wasser has been one of the go-to lawyers when celebrity power couples get divorced. Now the attorney, who stumbled into a career in family law by ...

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Director Charles Burnett turns hobby ambitions into an Oscar

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Writer-director Charles Burnett says he started his film career thinking it would be a hobby, but soon he will receive an honorary Academy Award. Burnett says even...

After notable career, Donald Sutherland finally lands Oscar

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — After more than a half-century of memorable film roles, Donald Sutherland is finally getting his Oscar. The 82-year-old actor will receive an honorary Os...

Los Angeles police open Weinstein sex assault investigation

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police in Los Angeles have launched an investigation of Harvey Weinstein involving a possible sexual assault in 2013, authorities said Thursday. Detectives have in...

Rock superstar Tom Petty dies; sold 80 million records

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tom Petty, an old-fashioned rock superstar and everyman who drew upon the Byrds, the Beatles and other bands he worshipped as a boy and produced new classics such as "Fre...

Judge rejects Roman Polanski victim's bid to end case

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge has denied the impassioned plea of Roman Polanski's victim to end the criminal case against the fugitive director. Judge Scott Gordon ruled Fri...

Bennington's death mirrors that of close friend Cornell

NEW YORK (AP) — The death of Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington came as a surprise to the world when it was announced, but it also struck similarities to the death of fellow rocker and close frie...

Director John Avildsen dies at 81; won Oscar for 'Rocky'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — John G. 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. ...

Richard Simmons sues National Enquirer for libel

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Richard Simmons filed a libel and invasion of privacy lawsuit Monday against the National Enquirer and its parent company over stories that said he is now living as a transgender wo...