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This image released by NBC shows filmmaker Sam Mendes accepting the award for best motion picture drama for "1917" 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)
Associated Press
January 06, 2020 - 5:57 am
The 77th Golden Globes were meant to be a coronation for Netflix. Instead, a pair of big-screen epics took top honors Sunday, as Sam Mendes’ technically dazzling World War I tale “1917” won best picture, drama, and Quentin Tarantino’s radiant Los Angeles fable “Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood” won...
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FILE - This July 9, 2019 file photo shows Beyonce at the world premiere of "The Lion King" in Los Angeles. While her groundbreaking “Homecoming” documentary earned a Grammy nomination for best music film, its album version didn’t pick up any nominations. Instead her “The Lion King: The Gift” project — which features songs inspired by “The Lion King,” for which she voiced the character Nala — is up for best pop vocal album, (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
Associated Press
December 09, 2019 - 8:36 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Golden Globes are looking more like the Grammy Awards: Beyoncé, Taylor Swift and Elton John are competing for best original song at the ceremony. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced nominees for the 2020 show on Monday. Others up for the music prize include the...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
November 20, 2019 - 11:20 am
I’ll admit it. I view a lot of things in the world through the prism of films. I like me some movies. Sometimes they reflect what happens in society; sometimes they dictate what happens in society. I mention it because that’s how I view the current impeachment inquiry hearings. Today Ambassador...
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Scoot
October 07, 2019 - 10:12 am
If Jack Nicholson set the standard for “creepy” movie characters, then Joaquin Phoenix has challenged that standard with his performance in “Joker,” a performance that should earn Phoenix an Oscar nomination. So convincing is Phoenix in the role of Arthur Fleck, a failing stand-up comedian with...
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Scoot
August 19, 2019 - 1:03 pm
What do you think the reaction would be if you walked into a Hollywood producer’s office and said you had this idea for a movie script: A British-Pakistani Muslim teenager has dreams of being a journalist against the strong objection of his domineering father. The teenager is introduced to the...
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Tom Hanks
Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival
Jacquie Cadorette
June 13, 2019 - 4:26 pm
As we approach the 25th anniversary of the release of “Forrest Gump,” Tom Hanks is reflecting on what it was like to create the iconic film. Surprisingly, Hanks was shocked to learn that the film actually made sense at the end of filming. While walking the red carpet at the “Toy Story 4” premiere...
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