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'The Favourite' corset dresses go on display at Kensington Palace

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LONDON A selection of costumes worn by the cast of period film "The Favourite" went on display at London's Kensington Palace on Friday, in the same rooms where the royal characters the movie is based on once walked. | Video

'Mary Poppins' return brings world some magic, cast say

LONDON The return of Mary Poppins to the big screen brings some much needed magic to the world in uncertain times, the cast of the new film about the beloved nanny said on Wednesday as they premiered the highly anticipated movie in London. | Video

Dec 12 2018

Cuban ballet star Carlos Acosta stars in own biopic

HAVANA For Carlos Acosta, the son of a black truck driver in Communist-run Cuba, overcoming poverty, prejudice and politics to become a global ballet legend, write a best-selling memoir and create his own dance company was not enough.

Cuba Dec 12 2018

Musical 'A Star is Born' leads film contenders for SAG awards

LOS ANGELES Musical drama remake "A Star is Born" led a wide range of contenders for the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Wednesday, landing four nominations, including best movie ensemble. | Video

Dec 12 2018

U.S. auctioneer withdraws 'Star Wars' lightsaber on authenticity issue

LOS ANGELES A California auction house on Monday withdrew from sale a lightsaber described as having been used by Luke Skywalker in the first "Star Wars" movie after fans raised concerns about its authenticity. | Video

Dec 11 2018

Beauty meets despair in racial injustice movie 'Beale Street'

LOS ANGELES Some films about race in America are angry, many are passionate, or terrifying or heartbreaking, and a few are funny.

Dec 11 2018

Box Office: 'Ralph Breaks the Internet' Narrowly Defeats 'Grinch' in Sleepy Pre-Holiday Weekend

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Disney's "Ralph Breaks the Internet" topped a quiet weekend at the domestic box office, marking the third straight win for the animated sequel. It earned $16.2 million in its third week of release, generating $140 million since it opened over Thanksgiving.

Dec 09 2018

Sandra Oh, Andy Samberg named as Golden Globe hosts

LOS ANGELES Canadian actress Sandra Oh and U.S. comedian Andy Samberg will co-host the 2019 Golden Globe Awards in January, organizers said on Wednesday.

Television, Dec 05 2018

Cuaron's 'Roma' beckons moviegoers to Mexico's presidential digs

MEXICO CITY Alfonso Cuaron's critically acclaimed film "Roma" is set to show in one of Mexico's most exclusive venues, taking over the once-private screening room of the palatial presidential residence, which President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has opened to the public.

Mexico Dec 05 2018

'Black Panther,' 'Star is Born' among AFI's top films of 2018

LOS ANGELES Musical drama "A Star is Born," superhero movie "Black Panther" and horror flick "A Quiet Place" were named as some of the 10 best films of 2018 by the American Film Institute on Tuesday. | Video

Television, Dec 04 2018
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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