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Chloé Zhao becomes 1st woman of color to win top DGA honor

Chloé Zhao’s “Nomadland” continued its tour of dominance through awards season Saturday night, when Zhao took top honors at the 73rd annual Directors Guild Association Awards. She is...

'Nomadland' wins PGA Award, cementing front-runner status

NEW YORK (AP) — Chloé Zhao's “Nomadland" cemented its Oscar front-runner status Wednesday, winning the top award at the 32nd annual Producers Guild of America Awards. “Nomadland," Z...

After top Grammy win, singer H.E.R. is heading to the Oscars

NEW YORK (AP) — A night after winning the top Grammy Award for songwriting, R&B singer H.E.R. and her collaborators Tiara Thomas and D'Mile have become Oscar-nominated songwriters. ...

Golden Globe-winning Chinese director Chloé Zhao faces backlash in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chloé Zhao, the first Asian woman to win a Golden Globe for Best Director, is facing a backlash in her native China over a 2013 comment describing the country as a ...

Chinese director of 'Nomadland' faces controversy at home

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Chloe Zhao's success — she's the first Asian woman and the second woman ever to win a Golden Globe for best director for her film “Nomadland” — has not been met with universal ap...

Golden Globes vows reform amid scrutiny on diversity

Facing heightened scrutiny arounds its membership and practices, the group behind the Golden Globe Awards says that it is committed to immediate “transformational change” and reforms. ...

Clooney, 'Billie Holiday' among AARP movie award honorees

“The United States vs. Billie Holiday,” “Minari,” “Da 5 Bloods” and “One Night in Miami” are among the films AARP is honoring at its annual Movies for Grownups Awards, the nonprofit organization said ...

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...

Breakout 'Borat' star Maria Bakalova conquers Hollywood

So what did YOU do at 5 a.m. after staying up all night for your prom? Maria Bakalova became a movie star. The 24-year-old actress has been telling the story of how she had a few fre...

French actor Depardieu charged with rape, old case revived

PARIS (AP) — The Paris prosecutor’s office said on Tuesday that French actor Gerard Depardieu was charged last December with rape and sexual assault after authorities revived a 2018 investigation that...

Lee Daniels and Andra Day take on Billie Holiday’s legacy

Lee Daniels didn’t want to touch the story of Billie Holiday. “Lady Sings the Blues” already existed after all. The 1972 film with Diana Ross and Billy Dee Williams showed him Black romance and a Harl...

Amanda Seyfried is not taking this moment for granted

Amanda Seyfried has one big regret about “ Mank.” Yes, the David Fincher film about “Citizen Kane” screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz has earned her some of the best marks of her career and made her, f...

Phoenix, Erivo and ‘Barb and Star’ among Globes presenters

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Barb and Star” are headed to the Golden Globes — actors Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo will be among the presenters at the upcoming ceremony. The Feb. 28 show will...

New this week: 'Nomadland,' 'Kenan' and Andra Day music

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — ...

From rom-coms to murder: Hugh Grant is enjoying the darkness

When Hugh Grant accepted his Golden Globe in 1995 for “Four Weddings and a Funeral,” you could say he slayed the room — with the kind of boyishly befuddled, sweetly stammering speech he might have mad...