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    The 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards should offer a low-key preview to the Academy Awards and a chance for favorites to begin polishing up their acceptance speeches. The show kicks off Sunday night at…

  • ‘Birdman’ wins Producers Guild’s top trophy

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Birdman” received a welcome lift on its flight to the Oscars after winning the Producers Guild of America’s highest film award Saturday night at a ceremony in Los Angeles. The win…

  • Video review: Gamers make their way into Winter X Games

    ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Big Air? Try Fast Thumbs. Safe to say, the newest competition at the Winter X Games will not be at the Olympics anytime soon. Its participants — some might prefer you…

  • Contestants vie for Miss Universe crown in Miami on Sunday

    MIAMI (AP) — A new Miss Universe will be crowned Sunday night in Miami, with participants from 88 countries taking part. The contestants were narrowed to 15 during Wednesday’s preliminary competition, but the results won’t…

  • Swiss Guard’s cookbook reveals Vatican culinary treats

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — If an army travels on its stomach, what does the world’s smallest army eat? A chef who serves in the Swiss Guards, David Geisser, is shedding light on the culinary tastes…

  • First Look: Gerwig shines in a delightful “Mistress America”

    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig, the crack-pot team behind “Frances Ha,” have proven their delightful screwball talents once more with “Mistress America,” which premiered Saturday at the Sundance Film Festival.…

  • Quick Quote: Mindy Kaling on confidence

    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — “I have a personality defect where I sort of refuse to see myself as an underdog… It’s because of my parents. They raised me with the entitlement of a tall,…

  • TV talk show pioneer Franklin, who gave Pacino chance, dies

    NEW YORK (AP) — Pioneering radio and TV host Joe Franklin, who gave breaks to the likes of Al Pacino and Bill Cosby on his variety show long before they became famous and who boasted…

  • ‘Racing Extinction’ documentary a call to save the planet

    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — It’s not too late to save the planet, but documentarian Louis Psihoyos says the time is now. The filmmaker behind 2009’s Oscar-winning documentary “The Cove” returns to the natural environment…

  • Nikki Reed coy about love for Somerhalder, but not animals

    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Nikki Reed was coy when asked about her rumored engagement to actor Ian Somerhalder, saying only, “Life is really great right now and I’m so excited for the future.” But…

  • Saturday, January 31

    Today is Saturday, Jan. 31, the 31st day of 2015. There are 334 days left in the year. Highlights in history on this date: 1531 – Holy Roman Emperor Charles V appoints his sister, Mary…

  • Sundance Watch: Franco falls in love, Reed coy on engagement

    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — The Associated Press is all over the Sundance Film Festival, from its premieres to the Hollywood glitz. Here’s what they’ve seen and heard: ____ FIRST LOOK: ‘MISSISSIPPI GRIND’ Two wildly…

  • Lock of Lincoln’s hair among items auctioned in Dallas

    DALLAS (AP) — A collection of Abraham Lincoln memorabilia that includes a lock of the slain president’s hair has been sold for more than $800,000 at auction Saturday in Dallas. The Donald P. Dow collection…

  • First Look: Reynolds charms in drama ‘Mississippi Grind’

    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Two wildly different strangers with a shared and debilitating love of rainbows and poker take a high stakes gambling road trip from Dubuque, Iowa to New Orleans in “Mississippi Grind,”…

  • Quick Quote: What Jenji Kohan wishes

    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — “I wish everyone would get naked and simulate sex all the time, but they won’t.” —”Orange is the New Black” creator Jenji Kohan at Sundance, on the difficulty of filming…