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Accents, acne and the compassionate filmmaking behind ‘Lady Bird'

| Irish actress Saoirse Ronan first came to wide attention in “The Grand Budapest Hotel." Now she’s got an Academy Award nomination for Greta Gerwig’s “Lady Bird.”

A year in the life of Kumail Nanjiani, Emily V. Gordon and 'The Big Sick'

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The married couple used their love story as a jumping-off point to write "The Big Sick," and now they've got an Oscar nomination for best original screenplay.

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Lawsuit alleges mafia-like tactics aimed at a Disneyland social club

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Like an oddly wholesome motorcycle gang, members wear denim vests festooned with Disney trading pins on the front. Some members sport tattoos of Walt Disney himself.

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Baz Luhrmann's 'Moulin Rouge!' gets new life on the Olympic ice

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With skaters now allowed to use songs with vocals, several have turned to the soundtrack from the 2001 film. And Baz couldn't be more thrilled.

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'Get Out,' 'Call Me By Your Name' win Writers Guild Awards

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The two films are also nominated for original and adapted screenplay Oscars. In television, "The Handmaid's Tale" won best drama series and best new series, while "Veep" got best comedy series.

Popular crooner Vic Damone dies in Florida at 89, daughter says

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Damone's easy-listening romantic ballads brought him million-selling records and sustained a half-century career in recordings, movies and nightclub, concert and television appearances.

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SAG-AFTRA union sets code of conduct on sexual harassment

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The entertainment industry union SAG-AFTRA has issued a code of conduct in an effort to protect its members from sexual harassment in the workplace.

NBC apologizes to South Koreans for analyst's remark

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"Every Korean will tell you that Japan is a cultural and technical and economic example that has been so important to their own transformation," Joshua Cooper Ramo said.

Hamilton's Aaron Burr wants you to talk less, cook more

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When he's not on Broadway, Daniel Breaker creates a stir in the kitchen using perseverance and experimentation.