Movie awards

Director Spike Lee, left, and producer Tonya Lewis Lee pose for photographers upon arrival at the BAFTA awards in London, Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)
February 10, 2019 - 3:23 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the British Academy Film Awards (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Alfonso Cuaron's lyrical "Roma" has been named best picture at the British Academy Film Awards. It bested "The Favourite," which bookies had favored to win the top prize at Britain's equivalent of the Oscars...
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Actress Olivia Colman poses for photographers upon arrival at the BAFTA awards in London, Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
February 10, 2019 - 2:00 pm
LONDON (AP) — Tragicomic royal drama "The Favourite" was crowned the year's best U.K. film at Sunday's British Academy Film awards, in front of an audience studded with Hollywood stars and real British royalty. Yorgos Lanthimos' period drama has a total of 12 nominations for the U.K. equivalent of...
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Mikey Schaefer, from left, Alex Honnold and Sanni McCandless participate in the "Free Solo" panel during the National Geographic portion of the TCA Winter Press Tour on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
February 08, 2019 - 2:02 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Makers of the "Free Solo" documentary about Alex Honnold's unaided climb up the rock face of Yosemite's El Capitan say they would have still made the film if Honnold had slipped and fell to his death. Film editor Bob Eisenhardt said Friday the possibility had been discussed...
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Spike Lee poses for a portrait at the 91st Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
February 08, 2019 - 12:06 pm
MILAN (AP) — Director Spike Lee said Friday he will no longer wear Gucci or Prada until the brands hire some black designers following a pair of blackface fashion fails from the major Italian fashion houses. Lee said on Instagram that "It's Obvious To Da Peoples That They Don't Have A Clue When It...
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FILE - In this Jan. 15, 1970 file photo, British actor Albert Finney waves his cane while playing the title role in "Scrooge," at Shepperton Studios. British Actor Albert Finney, the Academy Award-nominated star of films from "Tom Jones" to "Skyfall" has died at the age of 82 his family said on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019. (AP Photo/R. Dear, File)
February 08, 2019 - 9:33 am
LONDON (AP) — Albert Finney, the charismatic Academy Award-nominated British actor who starred in films from "Tom Jones" to "Skyfall," has died. He was 82. Finney's family said Friday that he "passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to him by his side." He died Thursday from...
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FILE - This Dec. 2, 2013 file photo shows Bryan Singer at the Los Angeles premiere of "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug." The British Academy of Film and Television Arts says that it is suspending its nomination of director Bryan Singer amid accusations that he sexually assaulted minors. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
February 06, 2019 - 2:42 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The British Academy of Film and Television Arts says it is suspending its nomination of director Bryan Singer amid accusations that he sexually assaulted minors. Singer had been among those nominated for his work on the Queen biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody," which he was fired from in...
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FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2019 file photo, an Oscar statue appears at the 91st Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon in Beverly Hills, Calif. ABC's Entertainment President Karey Burke says this year's pre-Oscar ceremony disarray had an upside. Burke said the "lack of clarity" over the ceremony kept the Oscars in the public conversation. The biggest flap was over Kevin Hart's quick exit as host because of years-old homophobic tweets that he apologized for. That left the Oscars without a host as the Feb. 24 ceremony on ABC loomed, and producers finally decided to go without one. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP, File)
February 06, 2019 - 1:50 am
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Oscars disarray over the exit of Kevin Hart as the host of the show had an upside — people paid attention, ABC's entertainment president said Tuesday. "Ironically, I have found that the lack of clarity ... has kept the Oscars really in the conversation, and the mystery has...
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FILE - This Feb. 22, 2015, file photo shows Shirley MacLaine at the Oscars in Los Angeles. MacLaine was honored for career achievement by the AARP, the organization for retired persons and its AARP, The Magazine. The awards show will be broadcast Feb. 15, 2019, on PBS. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)
February 05, 2019 - 12:40 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Have you got a grown-up state of mind? If so, the AARP has some film awards just for you. For the 18th year, the organization for retired persons and its AARP, The Magazine, have awarded their "Movies for Grownups." The ceremony was held Monday night and will be...
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FILE - This Sept. 28, 2002 file photo shows author C.Y. Lee in New York. Lee, 102, the author of the best-selling “The Flower Drum Song” died on Nov. 8 in Los Angeles. The family decided at the time not to make his death public. (AP Photo/Gino Domenico, File)
February 04, 2019 - 9:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — C.Y. Lee, whose novel "The Flower Drum Song" became a best seller and the basis for a popular stage musical and Oscar-nominated film despite mixed critical reactions and concerns about stereotypes, has died at age 102. Lee's son, Jay Lee, told The Associated Press that his father...
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Regina King, left, and Mahershala Ali attend the 91st Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP)
February 04, 2019 - 6:52 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Winners at this year's Oscars will need to be quick, both in their walks to the stage and their acceptance speeches. Producers told nominees for the 91st annual Academy Awards that they will have 90 seconds from the time their name is called until when their speech will...
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