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This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Joaquin Phoenix in a scene from "Joker." On Monday, Jan. 13, the film was nominated for an Oscar for best picture. (Niko Tavernise/Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)
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January 13, 2020 - 5:45 pm
Female filmmakers were shut out, “Parasite” made history and “Joker” edged out “The Irishman," “1917” and “Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood” in Monday's Oscar nominations. Todd Phillips’ R-rated superhero smash “Joker” topped all films with 11 nominations to the 92nd Academy Awards, while Martin...
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This image released by Focus Features shows Cynthia Erivo as Harriet Tubman in a scene from "Harriet." On Monday, Jan. 13, Erivo was nominated for an Oscar for best actress for her role in the film. (Glen Wilson/Focus Features via AP)
January 13, 2020 - 11:36 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A look at some of the historic achievements and trivial tidbits from Monday's nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards. ___ A record 62 women, representing nearly a third of nominees, were nominated for Academy Awards this year, but none for best director. Scarlett Johansson is...
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This image released by NBC shows presenters Elton John, left, and Bernie Taupin at the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020. (Paul Drinkwater/NBC via AP)
January 13, 2020 - 10:53 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Beyoncé’s “Spirit” from “The Lion King” didn’t roar loud enough for the Academy Awards: The song didn’t earn a nomination for best original song, though Randy Newman, Elton John and the husband-wife duo Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez have a chance at winning another Oscar...
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FILE - This Jan. 5, 2020 file photo shows director Greta Gerwig, left, and Noah Baumbach at the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. Both Gerwig and Baumback failed to receive Oscar nominations for best director for their film "Little Women" and "Marriage Story," respectively, but they did receive nominations for adapted screenplay for Gerwig and original screenplay for Baumbauch. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
January 13, 2020 - 10:05 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Once again, it was #DirectorsSoMale at the Oscars. "Congratulations to those men," said presenter Issa Rae pointedly, after the announcement of an all-male directors slate. Denied were contenders like Greta Gerwig, director of “Little Women,” and Lulu Wang of “The Farewell.”...
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This image released by Universal Pictures shows Benedict Cumberbatch as Colonel Mackenzie in a scene from "1917," directed by Sam Mendes. (François Duhamel/Universal Pictures via AP)
January 12, 2020 - 1:23 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It took the Great War to finally take down “Star Wars.” Director Sam Mendes' World War I story “1917" brought in $36.5 million in its first weekend of wide release, easily topping the box office and ending the three-week reign of “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker,” which brought...
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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2015 file photo, Tina Fey, left, and Amy Poehler arrive for the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. On Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, Poehler announced she and Fey will share host duties for the Golden Globes ceremony in 2021. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)
January 11, 2020 - 1:14 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will share host duties for the Golden Globes ceremony in 2021. Poehler herself shared the announcement at a TV critics meeting Saturday, just a week after the ceremony aired with Ricky Gervais as host. “There are no two funnier people anywhere,” said...
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FILE - This Dec. 11, 2019 file photo shows Niecy Nash at The Hollywood Reporter's Women in Entertainment Breakfast Gala in Los Angeles. Nash will be honored at the 2020 Black Women in Hollywood Awards. Essence Communications, the media company dedicated to black women that hosts the annual pre-Oscars luncheon, announced Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020 that event will take place Feb. 6 at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills, Calif., three days before the 92nd Academy Awards. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
January 09, 2020 - 10:34 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Emmy winner Niecy Nash, the groundbreaking cast of the hit TV series “Pose,” Grammy-winning music video director Melina Matsoukas and “Captain Marvel” actress Lashana Lynch will be honored at the 2020 Black Women in Hollywood Awards. Essence Communications, the media company...
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FILE - This June 23, 2019 file photo shows Lizzo playing the flute at the BET Awards in Los Angeles. Billie Eilish and Lizzo, both nominated for the top four prizes at the Grammy Awards, are slated to perform at the Grammy Awards on Jan. 26 event, airing live on CBS. Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
January 08, 2020 - 12:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Billie Eilish and Lizzo, both nominated for the top four prizes at the Grammy Awards, are slated to perform at the live show later this month. The Recording Academy announced Wednesday that couple Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton will hit the stage together at the Jan. 26 event,...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, file photo, Billie Eilish performs "all the good girls go to hell," at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. iHeartMedia announced Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, that Eilish received seven nominations, as the singer will compete for female artist of the year and song of the year with “bad guy.” Lil Nas X and Lizzo are each nominated six times. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
January 08, 2020 - 7:39 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Billie Eilish came away with the most nominations for the upcoming iHeartRadio Music Awards. iHeartMedia announced Wednesday that Eilish received seven nominations. The singer will compete for female artist of the year and song of the year with “bad guy.” Lil Nas X and Lizzo are...
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This image released by Universal Pictures shows Colin Firth as General Erinmore in a scene from "1917," directed by Sam Mendes. (François Duhamel/Universal Pictures via AP)
January 07, 2020 - 1:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — An unusually busy day in a truncated awards season for Hollywood left five films — Quentin Tarantino's “Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood,” Sam Mendes' “1917,” Martin Scorsese's “The Irishman,” Bong Joon Ho's “Parasite” and Taika Waititi's “Jojo Rabbit” — at the head of the Oscar...
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