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Letitia Wright steals show in 'Black Panther' breakout role

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - Letitia Wright still can't believe she made the "Black Panther" poster.


Jennifer Lawrence taking year off from acting to help 'fix our democracy'

Jennifer Lawrence said she's taking a year off from acting in order to pursue a career in activism and help "fix our democracy."


As 'Black Panther' shows, inclusion pays at the box office

NEW YORK (AP) - A lavish, headline-grabbing premiere. Lightning word-of-mouth stoked by glowing reviews. Packed movie theaters with sold-out shows, long lines and fans decked out as characters from the film.

Erdem shows long, fancy floral dresses at London fashion

LONDON (AP) - London Fashion Week is nearing its conclusion with a flurry of shows emphasizing romance and femininity. There has been a focus on careful, often exquisite workmanship and an embrace of mystery and drama. Here are Monday's…


Court told Geoffrey Rush inappropriately touched actress

SYDNEY (AP) — A lawyer has accused Oscar-winning Australian actor Geoffrey Rush of repeatedly touching an actress inappropriately on a Sydney stage three years ago while he was starring in a production of "King Lear."


'Three Billboards' wins, women make waves at UK film awards

LONDON (AP) - The ferocious female-led tragi-comedy "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" was the big winner at the British Academy Film Awards in London, where women demanding an end to harassment, abuse and inequality dominated the…


Religious protests against gay films show divide in Romania

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) - Religious protesters in Romania have disrupted the screenings of two movies featuring gay themes, saying they violate traditional values. In response, a new screening of the Cannes award-winning movie "120 Beats…

Legendary African filmmaker Idrissa Ouedraogo dies at 64

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) - Colleagues say prolific filmmaker Idrissa Ouedraogo has died in his home country of Burkina Faso.


Donald Trump: Hope Oprah Winfrey runs so she can exposed and defeated

In a move straight out of the WWE, President Trump called out his next opponent Sunday night on Twitter.

Sunday, Feb 18


Winners of the 2018 British Academy Film Awards

LONDON (AP) - Winners of the 2018 British Academy Film Awards, presented Sunday: Film - "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"

"Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" named best picture at British Academy Film Awards

LONDON (AP) - "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" named best picture at British Academy Film Awards.

Frances McDormand named best actress at British Academy Film Awards for "Three Billboards Outside Eb

LONDON (AP) - Frances McDormand named best actress at British Academy Film Awards for "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri."

Gary Oldman wins best actor prize at British Academy Film Awards for "Darkest Hour."

LONDON (AP) - Gary Oldman wins best actor prize at British Academy Film Awards for "Darkest Hour."


7 women at Austin Opera come forward after director's firing

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Seven women at the Austin Opera have come forward to describe a culture of permissiveness that allowed the opera's artistic director and conductor to inappropriately touch women and make crass comments without…


The Latest: Janney wins British acting award for 'I, Tonya'

LONDON (AP) - The Latest on the British Academy Film Awards (all times local):; 8:45 p.m. Allison Janney has won the best supporting actress prize at the British Academy Film Awards for playing ice skater Tonya Harding's ferocious mother…


London fashion: 70s vibe at Mouret, glamour from Temperley

LONDON (AP) - Could fusty-looking tapestry and army boots look desirable? Roland Mouret and Temperley worked their magic at London Fashion Week catwalk shows Sunday, showcasing their latest womenswear styles for the upcoming autumn and…

'Black Panther' blows away box office with $192M weekend

NEW YORK — Already a much-celebrated pop-culture milestone, "Black Panther" is now a record-setting smash at the box office, too.


Vienna native's film selected for Marietta festival

MARIETTA, Ohio (AP) - A former Vienna, West Virginia, resident has once again had a film selected for the Colony Short Film Festival at Peoples Bank Theatre in Marietta on March 1-3.


What will Meghan wear? Royal wedding dress a top UK secret

LONDON (AP) - Where does one shop for a wedding gown set to be the dress of the year - an outfit chic enough for a fashion-loving bride but suitable for a church so regal it's the burial place of monarchs?


Ahead of UK film awards, stars seek end to sexual harassment

LONDON (AP) - Almost 200 British female entertainment stars called for an international movement to end sexual misconduct across society in a letter published ahead of Sunday's British Academy Film Awards.

Saturday, Feb 17


Disney says 'Black Panther' is raking it in

NEW YORK (AP) - "Black Panther" is so far raking it in over the holiday weekend.

Drake touts giveaways, urges fans to do something nice, too

NEW YORK (AP) - Drake wants to spread the love, and he's challenging his fans to do the same.

DVD TV reviews: 'Duckman: The Complete Series' and 'Martin & Lewis Gift Set'

Here's a look at a few classic television series now available in the DVD format.


Weinstein Co. fires president after suit alleges inaction

BALTIMORE (AP) - The movie studio co-founded by Harvey Weinstein has fired its president, whose continued presence at the company was a source of controversy.


Vince Gill defends Grammys on female representation

NEW YORK (AP) - Vince Gill defended the Recording Academy over the criticism that female artists were underrepresented at this year's Grammy Awards.


Cinematography awards could predict eventual Oscar winner

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The American Society of Cinematographers' annual awards show could predict the eventual Oscar winner in the category.


Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) - Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" - Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla.; former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson; former Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J.

Film showcases historically black colleges and universities

NEW YORK (AP) - Filmmaker Stanley Nelson knew he wanted to tell a story about the nation's historically black colleges and universities - not just about individual HBCUs, many of which have their own celebrated histories, but about what…

Black history author wins annual University of Alabama award

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - An African-American author and professor has won University of Alabama's annual non-fiction writing award for her work on women and black southern writers.

Are female-led companies the answer to sexual misconduct?

NEW YORK (AP) - The Weinstein Co. thought it had found a path to survival. A group of investors led by a respected businesswoman offered to acquire the company, rebrand it and install a female-led board of directors. It was eye-catching…