Acclaimed science-fiction author Ursula K. Le Guin died Monday in her hometown of Portland, Ore., her agent confirmed. Le Guin was 88.
Although best known for her science fiction -- particularly the Earthsea series -- Le ...Read more
"Logan" director and screenwriter James Mangold has helped bring mainstream comic book films back to the Academy Awards.
The "Walk the Line" and "Girl, Interrupted" director earned his first Oscar nomination on Tuesday ...Read more
Sam Rockwell has already taken home Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild and Critics Choice awards for his performance in "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri," and on Tuesday the actor earned his first Oscar nomination...Read more
I dreamed a dream of Oscar on Monday night. Not of winning one, nothing so presumptuous as that. My dream was that I'd completely slept through the nomination announcements. That scared me so much I immediately woke up and...Read more
(UPI) A company in Japan created the world's smallest fidget spinner, measuring less than an inch long.
Tokyo-based MinebeaMitsumi Inc. earned a Guinness World Record for the tiny .20-inch long spinning toy.
"We wanted ...Read more
You can't see your own face. The mirror shows you a representation that's limited in dimension. A picture shows you an even flatter, static version. Your brain fills in quite a lot, but ultimately others experience your ...Read more
"The Square and the Tower: Networks and Power, from the Freemasons to Facebook" by Niall Ferguson; Penguin Press (592 pages, $30)
"The Square and the Tower," British historian Niall Ferguson's latest doorstopper, takes ...Read more
"Black No More" by George S. Schuyler; Penguin Classics (208 pages, $16)
George S. Schuyler's satire "Black No More" holds a cynical mirror up to its time, but has plenty to say to our world, too.
"Black No More" is one ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- After years of criticism, the hashtag for this year's Oscar nominations could be ItsAboutTime
Recently, "Shape of Water" star Sally Hawkins listened as Guillermo del Toro, the movie's writer-director, ...Read more
Minnesota Public Radio broke its silence Tuesday afternoon on its split with Garrison Keillor, saying a woman who worked for the host of "A Prairie Home Companion" alleged "dozens of sexually inappropriate incidents ... ...Read more
Guillermo del Toro's fantastical romance "The Shape of Water" made the biggish splash Tuesday during the announcement of Oscar nominations, outpacing the competition with its 13 nods.
The fairy tale landed nominations for...Read more
Though she wasn't able to break into the highly competitive directing category, Dee Rees still managed to make history Tuesday.
Rees, who directed Netflix's "Mudbound," earned an Oscar nomination for her work adapting the...Read more
"Dunkirk" producer Emma Thomas is a bit superstitious, she said Tuesday morning, so she didn't set her alarm to hear the Oscar nominations in real time. Besides, with four kids, their place is busy enough in the morning ...Read more
The day they were nominated for a Golden Globe for the song "Remember Me" in the Pixar animated film "Coco," husband and wife Robert Lopez and Kristen-Anderson Lopez had to put down their terminally ill 11-month-old kitten...Read more
A transgender woman grieving the loss of her lover, an insult that riles tensions in the Middle East and a vanished boy in snow-swept Russia -- stories of personal struggle against the often cruel designs of larger forces ...Read more
Giving a shout-out from the Sundance Film Festival, Octavia Spencer could barely contain her joy over being nominated Tuesday for a supporting actress Oscar. The role in "The Shape of Water" was one she was meant to play. ...Read more
Musician Mary J. Blige earned her first-ever Oscar nominations on Tuesday for supporting actress and original song for Dee Rees' World War II drama "Mudbound."
The nine-time Grammy Award winner reflected on her latest ...Read more
Guillermo del Toro's sci-fi romance "The Shape of Water" led Tuesday's Oscar nominations with 13 nods, including for best picture and best director.
The Mexican filmmaker, who wrote, directed and produced the fantastical ...Read more
Irish director Martin McDonagh's "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" earned seven Oscar nominations Tuesday morning, including best picture. Lead actress Frances McDormand was recognized along with supporting ...Read more
(UPI) An Australian man on a cycling tour paused during his ride to give a drink of water to a thirsty wild koala eyeing him from the side of the path.
Matt Sully posted a video to YouTube showing what happened Wednesday ...Read more
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