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NBC drops 2022 Golden Globes; Tom Cruise returns trophies

May 10 2021

LOS ANGELES U.S. television network NBC on Monday dropped its broadcast of the Golden Globes ceremony in 2022 after a Hollywood backlash over the ethics of the group that hands out the annual awards for film and television and its lack of diversity. | Video

Five charged in violent abduction of Lady Gaga's bulldogs

Apr 30 2021

LOS ANGELES Five people have been arrested on charges stemming from the violent theft of two bulldogs belonging to pop star Lady Gaga and the shooting of a dog walker during the pets' abduction in Hollywood earlier this year, authorities said on Thursday. | Video

Britney Spears to speak directly to LA court on her conservatorship

Apr 28 2021

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) -Pop star Britney Spears will personally address the Los Angeles court dealing with her long-running conservatorship in June, a judge agreed on Tuesday. | Video

Reinvented Oscars hands 'Nomadland' win on diversity-packed night

Apr 27 2021

LOS ANGELES "Nomadland," the story of van dwellers in America, won the best picture Oscar and two other Academy Awards on a triumphant night for women that also saw a return to Hollywood glamour after a long pandemic shutdown.

History-making Oscars asks viewers to 'Bring your movie love'

Apr 26 2021

LOS ANGELES, April 25 The pandemic-delayed Academy Awards ceremony takes place at a Los Angeles rail station on Sunday on what could be a historic night packed with surprises, not just around the winners but the event itself.

Hollywood loves a reboot - now Oscars show gets its turn

Apr 22 2021

LOS ANGELES The biggest cliffhanger at Sunday's Oscars may not be who wins the top prizes - or even if Netflix can finally snag a coveted best picture trophy - but how the movie industry's biggest night reinvents itself after a tumultuous year.

High heels! Real pants! 'Teeny' Oscars red carpet signals return to glamour

Apr 19 2021

LOS ANGELES What's an Oscars ceremony without a red carpet? | Video

Oscars show reinvented as a movie -- with masks, longer speeches

Apr 17 2021

LOS ANGELES The Oscars ceremony next week will have the look and feel of a movie, giving winners more time for speeches, while coronavirus masks will play a major role, producers of the show said on Saturday.

Kanye's Yeezy sneakers headed for millionaire status in Sotheby's sale

Apr 12 2021

The Kanye West sneakers that helped turn athletic shoes into coveted fashion items are going up for sale at Sotheby's, carrying an estimate of more than $1 million.

'Trial of Chicago 7,' Chadwick Boseman score SAG wins ahead of Oscars

Apr 06 2021

LOS ANGELES Courtroom drama "The Trial of the Chicago 7" and jazz period film "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" were the big winners at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards, one of the last major ceremonies before the Oscars.

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