Arts and entertainment

This Dec. 4, 2019 photo shows Meek Mill posing for a portrait at Jungle City Studios in New York. Mill, born Robert Rihmeek Williams, is competing for a Grammy Award for best rap album with the platinum-seller “Championships,” his passionate project detailing his life. (Photo by Christopher Smith/Invision/AP)
December 11, 2019 - 1:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — On “Oodles O’ Noodles Babies,” a song on Meek Mill’s latest album, he raps about childhood struggles battling everything from poverty to violence, and proclaims: “We couldn't afford no clothes/It was hand me down/Who would think a (dude) get a Grammy now?” The Recording Academy...
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Harvey Weinstein, center, arrives for a court hearing, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019 in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
December 11, 2019 - 11:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein’s bail was increased from $1 million to $5 million on Wednesday over allegations he violated bail conditions by mishandling his electronic ankle monitor. But Judge James Burke rejected prosecution calls to put the disgraced movie mogul in jail over the alleged...
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Charlize Theron, left, who plays former Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly in "Bombshell," poses for a portrait with the film's director Jay Roach at the Four Seasons Hotel, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif. “Bombshell” opens in limited release on Dec. 13 and expands wide on Dec. 20. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
December 11, 2019 - 10:44 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was two weeks before cameras were to start rolling on a film about the sexual misconduct scandals at Fox News that ended the reign of Roger Ailes and things were rolling along smoothly. The subject matter couldn’t have been timelier. The leads, including Charlize Theron as...
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This image released by Netflix shows Scarlett Johansson, left, and Adam Driver in "Marriage Story." On Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, Johansson was nominated for a Golden Globe for best actress in a motion picture drama for her role in the film. (Netflix via AP)
December 11, 2019 - 10:43 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Scarlett Johansson received two individual nominations, “Parasite” scored a best ensemble nod and both “The Irishman” and “Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood" solidified their Oscar favorite status in nominations announced Wednesday for the 26th Screen Actors Guild Awards. The SAG...
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Danai Gurira, left, and America Ferrera announce nominations for the 26th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Pacific Design Center on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, in West Hollywood, Calif. The show will be held on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
December 11, 2019 - 9:58 am
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — A list of the nominees for the 26th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, announced Wednesday in West Hollywood, California: MOVIES Actor: Christian Bale, “Ford v Ferrari”; Leonardo DiCaprio, “Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood”; Adam Driver, “Marriage Story”; Taron...
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This image released by Disney shows Dorothy McGuire, left, and Tommy Kirk in a scene from the 1957 classic “Old Yeller." The film is among 25 films to be added to the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress. (Disney via AP)
December 11, 2019 - 2:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — More films directed or co-directed by women than ever before have been added to the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress. Among the 25 selected are Patricia Cardoso's 2002 “Real Women Have Curves,” Gunvor Nelson's 1969 “My Name is Oona” and the 1971 “A New Leaf,”...
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This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Paul Walter Hauser, center, in a scene from "Richard Jewell." (Claire Folger/Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)
December 10, 2019 - 7:19 pm
“Richard Jewell” is a typically strong late-period Clint Eastwood docudrama that balances grand American themes while captivatingly dramatizing the villainization of the Atlanta Olympics bombing hero, only to needlessly tarnish itself with a wanton and unfounded depiction of a female journalist at...
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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2018 file photo Bill Cosby arrives for his sentencing hearing at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. A Pennsylvania appeals court has rejected Cosby’s bid to overturn his sexual assault conviction. The ruling Monday, Dec. 10, 2019, was being closely watched as Cosby was the first celebrity tried and convicted in the #MeToo era. Defense lawyers say the trial judge improperly allowed five other accusers to testify. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
December 10, 2019 - 3:34 pm
Bill Cosby lost his bid to overturn his sexual assault conviction Tuesday, as an appeals court upheld the verdict in the first celebrity trial of the #MeToo era. In its ruling, the Superior Court affirmed the right of prosecutors to call other accusers to bolster their case — the same issue fought...
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FILE- In this July 28, 1996, file photo, security guard Richard Jewell poses across from the tower where he found a bomb and warned visitors at Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta. When a bomb exploded in a downtown Atlanta park midway through the 1996 Olympics, it set news reporters and law enforcement on a collision course that upended the life of a security guard, turning him from hero to villain overnight. Now, more than 20 years later, a recent book and upcoming movie explore Jewell's ordeal and the roles played by law enforcement and the media. (William Berry/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File)
December 10, 2019 - 2:21 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — After a bomb exploded in a downtown Atlanta park midway through the 1996 Olympics, a security guard initially cast as a hero was transformed into a villain virtually overnight. More than 20 years later, a movie to be released later this week, “Richard Jewell,” explores the roles...
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This Dec. 9, 2019 photo released by Dance Magazine shows Sara Mearns performing at the 62nd Annual Dance Magazine Awards at the Ailey Citigroup Theater in New York. (Steve Zak/Dance Magazine via AP)
December 10, 2019 - 1:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — First, Sara Mearns performed a crisp, classical solo by George Balanchine. Then she left the stage while others sang her praises, returning with her hair down, her feet bare and dressed in a flowing gown, to perform a work by Isadora Duncan. The performance by Mearns, 33, as she...
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