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FILE - This Nov. 13, 2019 file photo shows Bryce Dallas Howard at the premiere of "The Mandalorian," in Los Angeles. Howard directed an episode of the popular Disney Plus series. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
December 09, 2019 - 10:51 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Star Wars” has faced criticism for having a lack of female directors, but the popular franchise is making an effort to place more women in the prominent role starting with the new series “The Mandalorian.” The Disney Plus series, which airs Fridays, broke new ground for “Star...
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This image released by Tenderfoot TV & Cadence 13 shows the cover art for the podcast "To Live and Die in LA," named one of the top ten podcasts by the Associated Press. (Tenderfoot TV & Cadence 13 via AP)
December 09, 2019 - 10:45 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The top 10 podcasts of the year picked by The Associated Press. 1. "To Live and Die in LA," Tenderfoot TV & Cadence 13. What makes this podcast from journalist Neil Strauss so riveting is how organically it all came together. Strauss was asked to help out in the search of a...
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In this image released by Netflix, Marion Bailey portrays Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, left, and Helena Bonham Carter portrays Princess Margaret in a scene from the third season of "The Crown." On Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, Bonham Carter was nominated for a Golden Globe for best supporting actress in a series, limited series or TV movie. (Des Willie/Netflix via AP)
December 09, 2019 - 8:45 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Golden Globe TV nominations were most striking not for what they included, but what they didn't: The traditional broadcast networks were completely shut out in all 55 nominations. It was a crowning moment for Netflix, and not just for the jeweled one on Queen Elizabeth's head...
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FILE - This Sept. 15, 2019 photo shows composer Hildur Guðnadóttir posing in the press room with the award for outstanding music composition for a limited series, movie or special for "Chernobyl" at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. On Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, Guðnadóttir was nominated for a Golden Globe for best original score for her work on "Joker." She is the only female nominee in this category. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
December 09, 2019 - 8:37 am
NEW YORK (AP) — This is no laughing matter: “Joker” composer Hildur Guðnadóttir could be the first woman in 19 years to win the Golden Globe for best original score. Guðnadóttir earned the nomination Monday and is the sole female nominee in the category. And she could become just the second woman...
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Ava DuVernay attends the Glamour Women of the Year Awards at Alice Tully Hall on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
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December 09, 2019 - 7:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Some Golden Globe nominations seemed like locks: Joaquin Phoenix, Tom Hanks, Adam Driver and Eddie Murphy. But others were shocks, like Lupita Nyong'o not getting a nomination for “Us.” Other notable snubs and surprises: MEN ONLY Only men made the best director category: Bong Joon...
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This cover image released by Minotaur shows "Trace of Evil," a novel by Alice Blanchard. (Minotaur via AP)
December 09, 2019 - 7:31 am
“Trace of Evil” by Alice Blanchard (Minotaur) Witchcraft—both historical and current—becomes a gripping metaphor for how violence can continue to permeate a community for decades in this intricately plotted launch of a new series. In her sixth novel, Alice Blanchard masterfully weaves in history...
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FILE - This Nov. 24, 2019 file photo shows Taylor Swift at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles. A documentary on Swift will kickoff the next Sundance Film Festival. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
December 09, 2019 - 6:40 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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Golden Globe Ambassadors Paris Brosnan, right, and Dylan Brosnan, from left, pose with presenters Dakota Fanning, Tim Allen and Susan Kelechi Watson on stage following the nominations for the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif. The 77th annual Golden Globe Awards will be held on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
December 09, 2019 - 5:59 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nominations for the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards: Best motion picture, drama: “The Irishman”; “Marriage Story”; “1917”; “Joker”; “The Two Popes.” Best motion picture, musical or comedy: “Dolemite Is My Name”; “Jojo Rabbit”; “Knives Out”; “Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood”; “...
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This image released by Netflix shows Scarlett Johansson, left, and Adam Driver in "Marriage Story." (Netflix via AP)
December 09, 2019 - 5:50 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Noah Baumbach's divorce portrait “Marriage Story” leads the 77th Golden Globes with six nominations including best picture, drama, and acting nods for its two leads, Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson. Netflix dominated the nominations, announced Monday in Beverly Hills, California...
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December 09, 2019 - 5:35 am
If you’re planning on seeing the upcoming “Star Wars” film, you may want to read this warning. On Friday, Disney issued a warning asking theaters to warn moviegoers about the visuals and sustained flashing light sequences in the upcoming “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” because it could be...
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