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FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2017 file photo, Tiffany Haddish attends the Black Girls Rock! Awards at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, N.J. Haddish is set to host the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards. The network announced Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, that the “Girls Trip” breakout star will host the ceremony in Los Angeles on June 18. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
February 22, 2018 - 1:54 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tiffany Haddish is set to host the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards. The network announced Thursday that the "Girls Trip" breakout star will host the ceremony in Los Angeles on June 18. The 38-year-old actress and comedian has seen her star rise since "Girls Trip" was released last...
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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2018 file photo, Gal Gadot, left, and Patty Jenkins, winners of the award for best action movie for "Wonder Woman", pose in the press room at the 23rd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. The Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film at San Diego State University released its annual “It’s a Man’s (Celluloid) World” on Thursday, Feb. 22. . It found that females comprised 24 percent of protagonists last year, down from 29 percent in 2016 despite high-profile releases like “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” and “Beauty and the Beast” _ 2017’s top two films at the box office.(Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
February 22, 2018 - 12:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — While 2017 may have been the year of "Wonder Woman," but a new study finds that female protagonists were down 5 percent in the year's 100 top-grossing films. The Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film at San Diego State University released its annual "It's a Man's (...
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February 21, 2018 - 6:22 pm
Now boarding the next flight to ... Wakanda? Some airports had fun this week on Twitter with the futuristic African country in the hit movie "Black Panther." Orlando International Airport tweeted a photo of an airplane bearing the words "Wakanda Air" and a black panther logo. The tweet said the...
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This image released by Universal Pictures shows a scene from the upcoming "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom," in theaters on June 22. Universal Pictures has announced plans for a third installment in the rebooted dinosaur franchise. “Jurassic World 3” will land in June 2021. (Universal Pictures via AP)
February 21, 2018 - 5:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Four months before "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" hits theaters, Universal Pictures has announced plans Wednesday for a third installment in the rebooted dinosaur franchise. Universal says "Jurassic World 3" will land in June 2021. The film is to be written by Emily Carmichael and...
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FILE – In this Feb. 21, 2017 photo Hungarian actress Alexandra Borbely attends a press conference on the film 'On Body and Soul' by Hungarian director Ildiko Enyedi in a movie in Budapest, Hungary. “On Body And Soul” seeks to become the third Hungarian film in a row to win an Academy Award. Ildiko Enyedi is the only female director in the foreign language category and her first feature film in nearly two decades is a surreal love story between two people whose relationship begins in shared dreams but who have trouble connecting in daily life. (Balazs Mohai/MTI via AP,file)
February 21, 2018 - 7:05 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — "On Body And Soul" could be the third Hungarian film in a row to win an Academy Award. Ildiko Enyedi is the only female director in the foreign language category, and her first feature film in nearly two decades is a surreal love story between two people at a slaughterhouse...
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Sally Field holds up a sweater worn by her character in "Forrest Gump" as she presents the career achievement award at the 20th annual Costume Designers Guild Awards at The Beverly Hilton hotel on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
February 21, 2018 - 6:16 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Wonder Woman's gilded bustier, the spangled skating dresses in "I, Tonya" and the subdued shades of the 1960s as shown in "The Shape of Water" were among the finest costumes of the year, according to the Costume Designers Guild. The union celebrated the year's...
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This image released by Disney shows Chadwick Boseman in a scene from Marvel Studios' "Black Panther." (Matt Kennedy/Marvel Studios-Disney via AP)
February 20, 2018 - 2:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — With a massive $40.2 million in ticket sales Monday, "Black Panther" has set another box-office record: biggest Monday ever. The Walt Disney Co. again raised its box-office estimates for the Marvel sensation on Tuesday. The film's updated Monday performance — $7 million higher than...
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February 19, 2018 - 5:38 am
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Colleagues say prolific filmmaker Idrissa Ouedraogo has died in his home country of Burkina Faso. The National Union of Burkina Faso Filmmakers on Sunday announced Ouedraogo's death at the age of 64 from an undisclosed illness. During his career Ouedraogo produced...
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Director Martin McDonagh, from left, producer Peter Czernin, actors Sam Rockwell, Frances McDormand and producer Graham Broadbent pose for photographers backstage with their Best Film awards for 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' at the BAFTA 2018 Awards in London, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)
February 18, 2018 - 5:18 pm
LONDON (AP) — Ferocious female-led tragicomedy "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" was the big winner Sunday at the British Academy Film Awards in London, where women demanding an end to harassment, abuse and inequality dominated the ceremony. Martin McDonagh's film about a bereaved mother...
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Actress Lupita Nyong'o poses for photographers upon arrival at the BAFTA 2018 Awards in London, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)
February 18, 2018 - 4:17 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the British Academy Film Awards (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Frances McDormand has won the best actress prize at the British Academy Film Awards for her performance as a bereaved mother in "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri." Critics and viewers have called...
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