California library gains hundreds of presidential documents
SAN MARINO, Calif. (AP) — History scholars are getting a new trove of priceless presidential papers to pore over at Southern California's Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens.
Review: In Malick's 'A Hidden Life,' a hymn of defiance
Terrence Malick’s “A Hidden Life” resides above the clouds in a small Alpine hamlet. Franz Jägerstätter lives there, in Austria, with his wife, Franziska, and their young daughters.
'Lemonade' by Beyoncé is named the AP's album of the decade
NEW YORK (AP) — The top 15 albums of the decade by Associated Press Music Editor Mesfin Fekadu: 1. Beyoncé, “Lemonade”: At the beginning of this decade, Beyoncé was already the greatest singer of her generation.
Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar
The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide.
AP's top songs of the decade: Robyn, Kelly Rowland, Drake
NEW YORK (AP) — The top 25 songs of the decade, as determined by Associated Press Music Editor Mesfin Fekadu: 1. Robyn, “Dancing on My Own”: We’ve all been there — the one you want is dancing with someone else.
Greta Gerwig on making 'Little Women' 'at the speed of life'
NEW YORK (AP) — The first movie Greta Gerwig saw in a theater was “Muppets Take Manhattan.” When it was over, her parents momentarily couldn’t find her.
Weinstein lawyer says 98% of creditors agreeing to settle
NEW YORK (AP) — Ninety-eight percent of The Weinstein Co.'s creditors are joining a tentative settlement that plaintiffs say includes $25 million for over two dozen actresses and former employees who claim Harvey Weinstein sexually harassed them, a lawyer said Thursday.
Review: 'Uncut Gems' mines the best of Adam Sandler's talent
By now, we shouldn't be too surprised by this cultural contradiction known as Adam Sandler. It's obvious that Sandler, the actor, is capable of extraordinary range — not in the traditional, Meryl Streep sense, but a range of incredibly good ("Punch-Drunk Love") to painfully bad (the horrendous "Jack and Jill") and incredibly good again, as in "Uncut Gems," a frenetic, compulsively watchable, exhausting and exhilarating collaboration with Josh and Benny Safdie.
Grammy-winner Anderson .Paak supports hometown arts center
VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — Rapper and singer Anderson .Paak is lending his support to an arts center facing closure in his Southern California hometown of Oxnard.
Trump criticizes climate activist Thunberg after Time honor
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump lashed out at 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg on Thursday, a day after she was named by Time as its Person of the Year, calling her selection “ridiculous."
Don Draper, Eleven, Selina Meyer lead AP roles of the decade
NEW YORK (AP) — Critics say we’re in an era called Peak TV, with hundreds of original scripted streaming, cable, and broadcast series competing for eyeballs.
The closing decade was an ever-shifting parade of fashion
NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga wore meat and Rihanna went naked, practically. Kate Middleton delivered royal wedding opulence and Billy Porter went viral in a tuxedo gown.
Los Angeles mansion sells for about $150M, sets state record
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles mansion built in the 1930s and seen in the credits for the TV show “The Beverly Hillbillies” has been sold for about $150 million, the highest home price ever in California.
Controversial Zapata painting will stay on display in Mexico
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A controversial painting of a Mexican Revolution hero will remain on exhibit accompanied by a note saying the descendants of Emiliano Zapata do not agree with the effeminate depiction, Mexico's culture ministry said in a statement Thursday.
Reese Witherspoon honored at Women in Entertainment gala
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reese Witherspoon remembered when she met with several film production studios in 2011 to ask them how many movies were being developed for women.
Weinstein reaches tentative $25M deal with accusers
NEW YORK (AP) — A tentative $25 million settlement revealed Wednesday to end nearly every sexual misconduct lawsuit brought against Harvey Weinstein and his former film studio's board was praised by a plaintiff and some lawyers but criticized by others who say those who opt out are punished.
Eastwood on 'Richard Jewell,' criticism and finding stories
LOS ANGELES (AP) — For his film "Richard Jewell," Clint Eastwood takes aim at the media and federal investigators for what he sees as a rush to judgment after the 1996 Atlanta Olympics bombing.
Review: 'Bombshell' breezes through a Fox News rebellion
It’s probably a testament to the makeup artists of Jay Roach’s Fox News docudrama “Bombshell” that the movie opens with a disclaimer announcing that the people depicted within are played by actors.
Ocasio-Cortez says Fox News airs 'unmitigated racism'
NEW YORK (AP) — A day after Fox News' Tucker Carlson aired a segment describing her congressional district as “filled with garbage,” U.S.
Sinclair dumping former Trump aide Epshteyn's commentaries
NEW YORK (AP) — The Sinclair group of local television stations said Wednesday it is dropping its commentary segments featuring Boris Epshteyn, former aide to President Donald Trump, in favor of a greater emphasis on local investigative journalism.
Ryan Reynolds says he related to Peloton actress' plight
NEW YORK (AP) — Ryan Reynolds says he relates to the social media criticism heaped on the Peloton ad actress. In fact, that feeling led him to hire her for a commercial promoting his gin company.
A$AP Rocky to perform in Stockholm months after conviction
STOCKHOLM (AP) — A$AP Rocky is back in Sweden. The American rapper performed Wednesday evening, four months after he was convicted of assault for a violent street brawl.
How streaming, diversity, #MeToo shaped TV decade of change
LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Game of Thrones” was both an unprecedented achievement and old-school role model in the TV decade that’s rolling its final credits.
With ‘Championships,’ Meek Mill might become a Grammy champ
NEW YORK (AP) — On “Oodles O’ Noodles Babies,” a song on Meek Mill’s latest album, he raps about childhood struggles battling everything from poverty to violence, and proclaims: “We couldn't afford no clothes/It was hand me down/Who would think a (dude) get a Grammy now?” The Recording Academy.
'Parasite,' 'Bombshell' get a boost in SAG nominations
NEW YORK (AP) — Scarlett Johansson received two individual nominations, “Parasite” scored a best ensemble nod and both “The Irishman” and “Once Upon a Time ...