February 25, 2019 - 7:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is going after director Spike Lee, who used his Oscar acceptance speech to urge mobilization for the 2020 election. Trump tweeted Monday that Lee did a "racist hit on your President." Trump claimed that he had "done more for African Americans" than "almost"...
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Andrew Kramer
February 24, 2019 - 11:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Weren't able to make it to Los Angeles for the Academy Awards? No problem. The Philadelphia Film Center (formally the Prince Theater) hosted an Oscars watch party Sunday night that had all the Hollywood feels. The red carpet has been rolled out here at the @...
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February 24, 2019 - 10:19 pm
By Brian Lowry (CNN) -- The Oscars compensated for a host-free ceremony with a night of historic firsts, moving briskly through the opening awards -- part of a concerted effort to shorten the run time -- in a night marked by greater inclusiveness and which spread the wealth among the nominees...
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February 24, 2019 - 5:00 pm
LOS ANGELES (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 Picture Arts and Sciences. A new...
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February 23, 2019 - 5:26 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Filmmaker Stanley Donen, a giant of the Hollywood musical who through such classics as "Singin' in the Rain" and "Funny Face" helped give us some of the most joyous sounds and images in movie history, has died. He was 94. Donen, who often teamed with Gene Kelly but also worked...
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February 17, 2019 - 4:41 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The sci-fi fantasy "Alita: Battle Angel" topped the charts and beat out a number of newcomers including the meta romantic comedy "Isn't It Romantic" and the horror sequel "Happy Death Day 2U" in its first weekend in theaters, but it is a victory with a few caveats. It's leading...
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February 15, 2019 - 8:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Bowing to a backlash that had threatened to engulf an already blunder-plagued Academy Awards, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Friday reversed its decision to present four awards during the commercial breaks of this year's Oscar broadcast. All 24 categories will be...
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This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows the characters Emmet, left, and Rex Dangervest, center, both voiced by Chris Pratt, in a scene from "The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part."
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February 10, 2019 - 1:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — "The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part" was easily the top ticket-seller in theaters over the weekend, but the film's $35 million opening failed to stack up to its expected haul, according to studio estimates Sunday. The animated sequel had been forecast to draw around $50 million...
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Albert Finney has died at the age of 82 after a short illness
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February 08, 2019 - 10:22 am
(CNN) -- Albert Finney, the Oscar-nominated British actor best known for his roles in "Annie," "Erin Brockovich" and "Tom Jones," has died after a short illness, according to representatives of his family. "Albert Finney, aged 82, passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to...
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Adding to the reimagined Fashion District along Market Street East is "Round One," an arcade and entertainment company.
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Steve Tawa
February 07, 2019 - 3:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Adding to the reimagined Fashion District along Market Street East is Round One, an arcade and entertainment company. Developers are also squeezing a handful of mom and pop local shops into the former Gallery mall. Center City's new mall will offer traditional retail...
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