5 burning questions ahead of Tuesday's Oscar nominations

NEW YORK (AP) - The Oscars still don't have a host, but on Tuesday morning, they'll at least have nominees.

At Sundance, powerhouse documentaries will be everywhere

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For documentary filmmakers, there's no place like the Sundance Film Festival.

'Gotti' leads Razzie nominations, Trump up for worst actor

NEW YORK (AP) — John Travolta's John Gotti biopic "Gotti" has topped the 39th annual Razzie Awards with a co-leading six nominations, while President Donald Trump also earned a nod for worst actor.

Singapore actor Aloysius Pang injured in military exercise

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Singaporean actor Aloysius Pang sustained serious injuries to his chest and abdomen during a military training exercise in New Zealand, Singapore's defense ministry said Monday.

M. Night Shyamalan's 'Glass' is No. 1 with $40.6M debut

NEW YORK (AP) — M. Night Shyamalan scored his fifth No. 1 movie as the director's "Glass," while not quite the blockbuster some expected, nevertheless dominated Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend at the box office with $40.6 million in ticket sales according to studio estimates Sunday.

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Former CIA officer portrayed in 'Argo' film dead at 78

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A former CIA technical operations officer who helped rescue six U.S. diplomats from Iran in 1980 and was portrayed by Ben Affleck in the film "Argo," has died. He was 78.

'Rambo,' 'Total Recall' producer Andy Vajna dies at 74

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Andy Vajna, a Hungarian-American film producer who worked on several "Rambo" movies with Sylvester Stallone, "Total Recall" with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Madonna's "Evita," has died. He was 74.

'Green Book' takes top honor at the Producers Guild Awards

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Oscars race may have gotten a little clearer Saturday night as the race-themed road trip drama "Green Book" drove off with the top honor at the Producers Guild Awards, winning out over presumed front-runners like "Roma," ''A Star Is Born" and "Black Panther."

Noomi Rapace explores the female bodyguard life in 'Close'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Director Vicky Jewson was looking for women with dangerous jobs to get inspiration for her next project when she came across the name Jacquie Davis. Davis is a bodyguard, a rare profession for a woman, and has in the past 30 years protected everyone from royals to celebrities like Nicole Kidman and J.K. Rowling, and also staged undercover rescue missions and surveillance operations. There was little question that her experiences would be the perfect template for "Close ," now streaming on Netflix.

Man sentenced in fatal stabbing of Morgan Freeman relative

NEW YORK (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the fatal stabbing of actor Morgan Freeman's step-granddaughter in New York City.


And the nominees won't be (but should be) ...

NEW YORK (AP) — By its nature, awards season tends to winnow a field of films and performances until many of the same names are read week after week, award show after award show, leading up to the Academy Awards. It's a process that always leaves deserving nominees left out for lack of buzz, awareness or box office.

Horror movie release moved from school shooting anniversary

MIAMI (AP) — A horror movie called "Happy Death Day 2U" is getting a new release date following complaints its original release date coincided with the Florida school shooting anniversary.

Harmony Korine's latest, Beto O'Rourke doc to debut at SXSW

NEW YORK (AP) — Harmony Korine's "The Beach Bum," Olivia Wilde's directorial debut and a documentary on the breakout campaign of Texas politician Beto O'Rourke will premiere at the annual South by Southwest Film Festival.

Review: 'They Shall Not Grow Old' is an immersive marvel

Director Peter Jackson is upfront about what audiences should not expect from his unconventional World War I documentary, "They Shall Not Grow Old." This is a film made by a non-historian for an audience of non-historians, he says. There are no dates, names or locations. Neither are there any talking heads or historians or politics. It's just images and the voices of those who were there, telling their own stories.

Jason Reitman to direct Ghostbusters sequel for summer 2020

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ivan Reitman is passing the Ghostbusters torch to his son.

Las Vegas home of mobster portrayed in 'Casino' is for sale

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas home of legendary Chicago mob enforcer Tony "The Ant" Spilotro is for sale.

Sofia Coppola, Bill Murray to reunite for 'On the Rocks'

NEW YORK (AP) — Sofia Coppola and Bill Murray will reunite 16 years after the Oscar-winning "Lost in Translation" in the splashiest feature film yet announced by Apple.

The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending January 13, 2019:

Review: The underwhelming rollercoaster of 'Glass'

Samuel L. Jackson's Elijah Price, or Mr. Glass, as he prefers to be called, was by far the most compelling part of M. Night Shyamalan's slow-burn comic book send-up "Unbreakable." A brilliant, tortured manipulator and superhero enthusiast suffering from osteogenesis imperfecta (i.e. brittle bone disease), Glass is that kind of charismatic supervillain that you can't get enough of.

Unknown Rachel Zegler is Maria in Spielberg's 'West Side'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steven Spielberg has cast an unknown 17-year-old from New Jersey to play Maria in his remake of "West Side Story."


5 burning questions ahead of Tuesday's Oscar nominations

5 burning questions ahead of Tuesday's Oscar nominations

Inside a big top, Dior puts on circus-themed couture

Inside a big top, Dior puts on circus-themed couture

Notre Dame to cover up murals of Columbus in the New World

Notre Dame to cover up murals of Columbus in the New World

Sociologist and intellectual, Nathan Glazer, dead at 95
Founder of Dead Poets Society is published, posthumously

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Mezzo J'Nai Bridges rising fast in opera world

Mezzo J'Nai Bridges rising fast in opera world

Unclothed Emperor? Costumes for opera stolen in Germany
Timberlake pops in on patients at Texas children's hospital

Timberlake pops in on patients at Texas children's hospital

Reggie Young, renowned guitarist for Elvis, Waylon, has died

Reggie Young, renowned guitarist for Elvis, Waylon, has died

Diana Ross add to 2019 lineup, Bob Seger cancels