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‘Titane’ Wins Top Cannes Honor, 2nd Ever for Female Director

CANNES, Fr. (AP) – Julia Ducournau’s “Titane,” a wild body-horror thriller featuring sex with a car and a surprisingly tender heart, won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, making Ducournau just the second female filmmaker to win the festival’s top honor in its 74 year history. The win on Saturday was mistakenly announced…

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Riz Ahmed, Leslie Odom Jr, Vanessa Kirby React to Oscar Nods

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reactions from some of the nominees for the 93rd Academy Awards: —— “I leaned into Sam Cooke’s signature confidence and signature swagger to make this believable. There were plenty of places that I felt like I might not measure up. But in those moments, I would reach for Sam’s confidence, because he…

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Chadwick Boseman is Posthumously Nominated for an Oscar

NEW YORK (AP) — Half a year after his death, Chadwick Boseman was posthumously nominated for an Academy Award on Monday for his final performance in “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.” The nomination for best actor was widely expected but still historic. Boseman is the first Black performer ever nominated posthumously for an Oscar. He was…

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Deal Reached in Suit Alleging James Franco Sexual Misconduct

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A tentative settlement has been reached in a lawsuit that alleged James Franco intimidated students at an acting and film school he founded into gratuitous and exploitative sexual situations, attorneys for the plaintiffs said Saturday. The two sides filed a joint status report in Los Angeles Superior Court telling a judge…

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