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Germany, Iran, Scandinavia, Australia get foreign Oscar nods
(Sony Pictures Classics via AP)
By JOCELYN NOVECK
From Associated Press
January 24, 2017 7:06 PM EST
A father-daughter comedy from Germany, a psychological thriller from Iran, a Danish film about German prisoners of war, a dark Swedish comedy about a grumpy man, and an Australian film about tribal love on a remote South Pacific island are this year's Oscar nominees for best foreign film.
PARIS (AP) — Singer-model Vanessa Paradis was the image of the doting mother at Chanel's Art Deco-inspired spring-summer collection, looking on proudly as daughter Lily-Rose Depp emerged as the star of the show.
NEW YORK (AP) — White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer took the first question at his briefing Tuesday from a reporter who works for LifeZette, a website founded by Donald Trump supporter Laura Ingraham that published some untrue stories during the 2016 presidential campaign.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — He was a good-natured Greek, an angry Bedouin and numerous other unforgettable characters in a legendary film career, and now Anthony Quinn is once again the splendorous "Pope of Broadway, his colorful image welcoming visitors to downtown Los Angeles.
History was made across Tuesday's 89th annual Academy Awards nominations, where the retro musical "La La Land" reaped a record-tying 14 nominations and a wave of African-American films, led by the luminous coming-of-age portrait "Moonlight," resoundingly toppled two straight years of "so white" Oscars.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sometimes the biggest surprise on Oscar nomination morning is when there's no surprise at all. This year many of the exclusions just came down to the fact that some of the categories, like best actress, were too competitive.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced nominations Tuesday for the 89th annual Academy Awards, including nine films in the best picture category, but does their nominations prowess necessarily reflect their box office? A look at their grosses to date: — "Arrival," eight nominations: Released Nov.
NEW YORK (AP) — Lin-Manuel Miranda is getting closer to EGOT status, thanks to his Oscar nomination for best original song. The "Hamilton" creator picked up a nod Tuesday for composing "How Far I'll Go" from the animated film "Moana."
NEW YORK (AP) — Matthew VanBesien will resign as president of the New York Philharmonic on May 1, the third executive to depart this year with the orchestra in the midst of fundraising to renovate its Lincoln Center home.
NEW YORK (AP) — Mel Gibson is having quite a week: On Friday, he became a father for the ninth time and on Tuesday he earned an unexpected Oscar nomination, capping what appears to be a remarkable comeback from Hollywood's version of Siberia.
List of nominees for the 89th annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Best Picture: "Arrival," ''Fences," ''Hacksaw Ridge," ''Hell or High Water," ''Hidden Figures," ''La La Land," ''Lion," ''Manchester by the Sea", "Moonlight."
Former "Cosby Show" star Keshia Knight Pulliam has given birth to a baby girl. The 37-year-old Pulliam shared a picture of her cradling the baby's legs on Instagram on Monday with the note, "Ella Grace has arrived!!!" Her brother, Mshon Pulliam, posted a picture on Instagram of himself with his sister in a hospital bed holding the baby in the background.