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Spike Lee earns first Oscar nomination for directing

Spike Lee earns first Oscar nomination for directing

More than 30 years after the release of his first feature film, legendary director Spike Lee has earned his first Oscar nomination for best director and his first nomination for best picture. The “BlacKkKlansman” director also earned his second writing nomination. He was previously nominated for his original screenplay for “Do the Right Thing” and…MORE

Netflix scores first best picture nomination

Netflix scores first best picture nomination

Netflix officially has its first-ever horse in the best picture race On Tuesday, black-and-white Spanish-language drama “Roma” from director Alfonso Cuarón also became the first film distributed by a streaming service to earn a spot in the coveted best picture category. “Roma” earned 10 nominations total, including best director, best original screenplay and best cinematography.…MORE

No charges for Chris Brown after arrest over rape allegations

No charges for Chris Brown after arrest over rape allegations

Singer Chris Brown has been released from police custody and he won’t face any charges at this time, the Paris prosecutor’s office said. Brown and two others, who were not identified, were arrested Tuesday in Paris on allegations of aggravated rape and drug violations, a French judicial source told CNN. No charges have been filed…MORE

Oscar nominations 2019: Full list by category

Oscar nominations 2019: Full list by category

The nominees for the 91st Academy Awards were revealed Tuesday morning. “Roma,” a Netflix film that looks back at director Alfonso Cuarón’s youth in Mexico, and “The Favourite,” a period dramedy with an all-star cast, tied for most nominations with ten each. “Black Panther” made history as the first superhero film to ever be nominated…MORE

Cardi B and Tomi Lahren are feuding over the government shutdown

Cardi B and Tomi Lahren are feuding over the government shutdown

2019 is already weird. Cardi B and conservative commentator Tomi Lahren are taking shots at each other on Twitter over the government shutdown and the border wall. It started when the Bronx rapper posted an expletive-laden video on Instagram dragging President Donald Trump over his administration’s decision to order furloughed employees back to work without…MORE

Sarah Paulson, thriller queen, is actually a scaredy cat

Sarah Paulson, thriller queen, is actually a scaredy cat

From “American Horror Story” and “Bird Box” to most recently “Glass,” Sarah Paulson has become the reigning queen of the thriller genre — kind of by accident. “I really fell into it and the irony is not lost on me because I am the biggest scaredy cat you’ve ever met,” Paulson told CNN in a…MORE

Pete Davidson jokes about his suicide threat in ‘SNL’ return

Pete Davidson jokes about his suicide threat in ‘SNL’ return

“Saturday Night Live” comedian Pete Davidson joked about his troubling Instagram post that led to a police wellness check as part of a “Weekend Update” segment late Saturday night. The segment focused on Davidson and comedian John Mulaney mocking the absurdity of the Clint Eastwood movie “The Mule.” “I’ve been spending time with Pete to…MORE

Oscars could benefit from power of ‘Black Panther’

Oscars could benefit from power of ‘Black Panther’

Can “Black Panther” and Lady Gaga help save the Oscars? The build-up to the Oscars has been a mess, after a ratings decline in 2018 that left organizers scrambling for possible solutions. But Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences members could help out their beleaguered producers Tuesday by nominating more high-profile films that might…MORE

Ariana Grande drops ‘7 rings’

Ariana Grande drops ‘7 rings’

Ariana Grande makes one thing clear in her latest single: She doesn’t need a man. The singer has been on a roll recently, dropping hit after hit. It appears she may have done it again. Grande released “7 rings” on Friday, along with a music video for the song that had amassed more than 12…MORE