Award shows

February 24, 2019 - 11:13 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lady Gaga offered a heartfelt message to those watching the Oscars after "Shallow" from the film "A Star Is Born" won an Academy Award for best original song. "If you are at home and you are sitting on your couch and you are watching this right now, all I have to say is this is...
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February 24, 2019 - 11:06 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The touching black-and-white drama "Roma" that follows a domestic worker for a middle-class family in 1970s Mexico City won the Oscar for best foreign language film Sunday. Director Alfonso Cuaron's deeply personal film with dialogue in Spanish and Mixtec gave Mexico its long-...
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February 24, 2019 - 9:14 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Black Panther" went back-to-back into the Oscar history books on Sunday evening. Ruth E. Carter and Hannah Beachler became the first African-Americans to win in their respective categories. Carter was first up as she took home an Academy Award for costume design, then Beachler...
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February 24, 2019 - 7:59 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Free Solo" climbed to the top of the Oscars, winning best documentary feature. The film about rock climber Alex Honnold's quest to achieve a free solo climb of El Capitan in June 2017 was honored on Sunday night. Directors Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi were challenged...
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February 24, 2019 - 7:53 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Regina King's flowing gown nearly tripped her up on the way to collect her Oscar trophy, the actress' only misstep this award season. King was honored as best supporting actress for "If Beale Street Could Talk" at Sunday's ceremony. It was a final flourish to a run of victories...
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February 24, 2019 - 6:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Regina King brought Old Hollywood alive on the Oscar red carpet Sunday in a romantic white gown with a touch of sparkle and a long train, while Constance Wu in sunshine yellow and Emilia Clarke in lavender looked every bit young ingenues. King, nominated for "If Beale Street Could...
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February 24, 2019 - 12:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A winter of discontent for the Academy Awards will culminate Sunday in an Oscar ceremony that may lack a host but isn't missing intrigue. The run-up to the 91st Academy Awards has been a series of missteps and backtracks by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. A new...
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February 24, 2019 - 12:27 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It is decidedly casual inside the Dolby Theatre the day before the Oscars. Most people, celebrities included, are wearing jeans and sneakers, and in Brie Larson's case, a backpack, to practice presenting awards Saturday. Walking out with Javier Bardem, Angela Bassett looked...
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February 23, 2019 - 4:13 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Doris Tapia never imagined that she would get to watch the Oscars at a party in Los Angeles, exchanging the sneakers she wears when she takes care of children in New York for a pair of high heel shoes. The Peruvian nanny is among dozens of domestic workers who will be honored...
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February 23, 2019 - 11:59 am
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — The 34th Film Independent Spirit Awards have a few things the Oscars don't: a host and female filmmaker nominees. The annual awards honoring independent film will be handed out Saturday in a tent on the Santa Monica, California, beach and broadcast live on IFC at 2 p.m...
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