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Singer-actress Barbra Streisand expresses sympathy with Taiwan train crash victims

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Academy Award-winning actress and singer Barbra Streisand tweeted her sympathy with the victims of the April 2 Hualien train derailment Tuesday (April 6). A total of 50...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, March 26, the 85th day of 2021. There are 280 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 2...

A by-the-numbers look at a year of Oscar diversity, firsts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A look, by the numbers, at notable facts, figures and trivia from the nominations for the 93rd Academy Awards: 11 — First-time acting nominees. With the pandemic ...

Erivo on near-EGOT status: 'I’m just going to keep working'

NEW YORK (AP) — “The Color Purple” turned into Grammy, Tony and Emmy gold for Cynthia Erivo. The performer’s brilliant performance in the Broadway revival won her the 2016 Tony for b...

Even more chaotic than usual, Globes still had their moments

In the opening moments of a Golden Globes night even more chaotic and confounding than usual, co-host Tina Fey raised a theoretical question: “Could this whole night have been an email?” Only the next...

Chloé Zhao is 2nd woman to win best director prize at Globes

Chloé Zhao became the second woman to win best director at the Golden Globes and the first female winner of Asian descent on a night in which her film “Nomadland” was crowned the to...

Review: A virtual Golden Globes is no party, but they tried

Tina Fey asked the tough question 10 minutes into the three-hour Golden Globes broadcast Sunday: Could this whole night have been an email? Well, maybe. We wouldn’t have gotten to s...

Fonda says Hollywood needs more diversity after Globes honor

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just like in her career, Jane Fonda used the Golden Globes’ platform to speak on deeper issues calling for greater diversity in Hollywood while praising the “community of storytelle...

Chloé Zhao is 2nd woman to win best director prize at Globes

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chloé Zhao became the second woman to win best director at the Golden Globes in a year in which three women were nominated for the first time in the category. Zhao...

At bicoastal Globes on Sunday, 'Borat' could triumph

NEW YORK (AP) — When drained of glamour, what’s left of the Golden Globes? That’s one of the biggest questions heading into the 78th annual awards on Sunday night. The show, postpo...

Grammy-nominated or not, No. 1 hits over the years

NEW YORK (AP) — The exclusion of The Weeknd's “Blinding Lights" at the 2021 Grammy Awards shocked many, but he's in good company: Prince's “When Doves Cry" never scored a nomination either. ...

Former Trump casino where stars played going out with a bang

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — By mid-morning Wednesday, a spot on the Atlantic City Boardwalk where movie stars, athletes and rock stars used to party — and a future president honed his instincts for bra...

Jane Fonda to receive Golden Globes' Cecil B. DeMille Award

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jane Fonda cemented herself into Hollywood allure as a chameleonlike actor and social activist, and now the Golden Globes will honor her illustrious career with its highest honor. ...

Dylan papers, including unpublished lyrics, sell for $495K

BOSTON (AP) — A long-lost trove of Bob Dylan documents including the singer-songwriter's musings about anti-Semitism and unpublished song lyrics has sold at auction for $495,000. Bos...

Film Academy Museum completes pre-fundraising goal

It took 8 years and 13,000 donors including the likes of Barbra Streisand and Steven Spielberg, but the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures has reached and exceeded its pre-fundraising goal. Academy Mus...