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Glenn Close on 8 Oscar nods with no wins: 'I am not a loser'

NEW YORK (AP) — Though Glenn Close has been nominated for eight Oscars without any wins, the distinguished actor wants to make one thing clear: “I am not a loser." Close has been nom...

Getting up Close with Glenn and Ted Nash, new duo in jazz

NEW YORK (AP) — Glenn Close recently made music-related headlines for her playful performance of “Da Butt” at the Academy Awards, but the revered actor has some real music news: she’s releasing an alb...

Kentucky Derby, NFL draft pull in television viewers

NEW YORK (AP) — Two sporting events last week — the Kentucky Derby and first round of the NFL draft — pulled in more television viewers than the Oscars, something inconceivable only a couple of years ...

South Dakota attractions get boost from `Nomadland'

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Tourist attractions in South Dakota that appeared in the Academy Award-winning film “Nomadland" are seeing an increase in visitors. Reptile Gardens animal pa...

First night of NFL draft outdraws Oscars by over 2 million

CLEVELAND (AP) — And the winner is ... the NFL draft. Thursday's broadcast of the first round from Cleveland averaged 12.6 million viewers on television and digital sources according...

VIRUS DIARY: From red carpets to empty streets, and back

LOS ANGELES (AP) — On the last normal night in Hollywood, there was one couple wearing masks. It was novel enough that I shot a photo of them. I had no idea they would soon be all of us. ...

More complete count pushes Oscars to 10.4 million viewers

NEW YORK (AP) — It may be little consolation for the movie academy, but a more complete count by the Nielsen company pushed the Academy Awards audience to 10.4 million viewers on Tuesday. ...

EXPLAINER: What was with that weird Oscar ending?

The 93rd annual Academy Awards were always going to be a bit surreal this year. The pandemic changed many of the usual rhythms and traditions of the Oscars on Sunday night. There was...

Academy Awards television audience plummets to 9.85 million

NEW YORK (AP) — The Academy Awards television audience on ABC plunged to 9.85 million viewers, less than half of Oscars' previous low and continuing the startling trend of viewer tune out for awards s...

Among the Oscar winners: 2 foundations that serve the needy

Two foundations that serve the needy achieved the kind of spotlight at Sunday’s night’s Academy Awards telecast that any nonprofit yearns for: A shout-out from a famous celebrity to the 10 million or ...

AP PHOTOS: Faces new and familiar at a most unusual Oscars

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was a night that honored nomads and a messiah, new faces and old at a most unusual Academy Awards. The pandemic-era ceremony at the first-time Oscars home of U...

Oscar moments: History, glamour ... and what a weird ending

Wait. What? If that’s what you yelled at the TV during the final moments of Sunday's Oscars, you weren’t alone. In what may have been the most abrupt ending since that closing shot o...

Anthony Hopkins wins best actor Oscar for ‘The Father’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Veteran actor Anthony Hopkins won the 93rd Academy Awards' best actor in style. Hopkins won best actor with his astonishing performance in the family drama, "T...

Youn Yuh-jung wins best supporting actress Academy Award

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Youn Yuh-jung, the feisty grandmom in “Minari,” captured more than her movie grandson's heart. Youn, a prominent film and TV actor in her home country of South Kor...

Review: Not quite a movie, but the Oscars were a love letter

The 93rd Academy Awards wasn’t exactly a movie, but it was a show made for people who love learning about movies. And it stubbornly, defiantly wasn’t trying to be anything else. It wasn’t an advertise...