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'Moonlight', 'Arrival' writers win top Writers Guild of America awards

Writers for the films "Moonlight" and "Arrival" won top Writers Guild of America awards on Sunday, boosting the films' chances in the upcoming Academy Awards, Hollywood's biggest honors.

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Exclusive: Paramount CEO Grey to depart as soon as next week - sources

Brad Grey, the chairman and chief executive officer of Viacom Inc's Paramount Pictures film studio is expected to leave with an announcement coming as early as next week, according to two sources familiar with the situation.

Feb 17 2017

'I Am Not Your Negro' explores America's civil rights struggle

LOS ANGELES As author, poet and essayist James Baldwin started writing a book in the late 1960s exploring the lives of three black civil rights activists, little did he realize his examination of race relations would resonate so deeply in present day America.

Film Feb 17 2017

After New York, London kicks off fashion week with eyes on creativity

LONDON Chunky knits and frilly dresses took over the London catwalk on Friday as the British capital kicked off its leg of the autumn/winter womenswear fashion week calendar. | Video

Feb 17 2017

Film about colonial era explains modern Brazil, director says

BERLIN A film about Brazil's national hero that explores racism and the privileges of a small elite in the 18th century helps explain Brazil's current problems because little has changed since that colonial era, its director said on Friday.

Film, Brazil Feb 17 2017

Federal judge dismisses Massachusetts defamation lawsuit against Cosby

BOSTON A federal judge in Massachusetts on Thursday dismissed a defamation lawsuit against Bill Cosby by an actress who claimed he raped her, ruling that the comedian acted within his rights when he proclaimed himself innocent of the crime. | Video

People, U.S. Feb 17 2017

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British author Rowling says Trump has a right to be bigoted

NEW YORK Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling labeled U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump bigoted after receiving the PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award in New York. | Video