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Oscar moments: History, glamour… and what a weird ending

April 30, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Tiara Thomas, from left, H.E.R. and Dernst Emile II, winners of the award for best original song for “Fight For You” from “Judas and the Black Messiah,” pose in the press room at the Oscars on Sunday, April 25, 2021, at Union Station in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, Pool) By Jocelyn Noveck…

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‘Without Remorse’: A Review

April 30, 2021

By Kharisma McIlwaine *This review contains spoilers* Some events are so reprehensible that the only proper response is expediting karma.  Audiences cheered when “John Wick” came out of retirement to avenge his puppy’s death at the hands of a group of bad guys deemed untouchable.  In the film “The Count of Monte Cristo,” Edmond Dantés…

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Q&A: Michael B. Jordan on protest, power & ‘Without Remorse’

April 29, 2021

By Jake Coyle NEW YORK (AP) — Michael B. Jordan’s power on screen has taken many forms. His heavyweight force in “Creed.” His capacity to inspire change as Bryan Stevenson in “Just Mercy.” His raw fury in “Black Panther.” But Jordan’s potency reaches new, muscular heights in “Without Remorse” a Tom Clancy adaptation that recasts Jordan as…

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Judge tosses lawsuit of man who alleged Jackson molestation

April 27, 2021

By Andrew Dalton Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Mark A. Young granted the Jackson estate’s request to dismiss the suit brought in 2013 by Wade Robson. The judge said two Jackson entertainment corporations targeted by the lawsuit had no legal duty to protect Robson from Jackson. “There is no evidence supporting plaintiff’s contention that…

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Daniel Kaluuya wins supporting actor, his 1st Oscar

April 26, 2021

By BETH HARRIS LOS ANGELES (AP) — Daniel Kaluuya used a lead role to win a best supporting actor Oscar. He’ll take it. Kaluuya won his first Academy Award on Sunday night for playing one of the two title roles in “Judas and the Black Messiah.” In a quirk of the nominating process, LaKeith Stanfield, who played the “Judas” of…

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Loved ones remember DMX at homegoing celebration

April 26, 2021

NEW YORK (AP) — Family members, friends and clergy members dressed in white and red honored the life and faith of hip-hop icon DMX at his homegoing celebration Sunday in New York. Religious leaders and musicians prayed, sang and delivered moving tributes as members of DMX’s family sat in the first rows of the Christian…

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Anthony Hopkins honors Chadwick Boseman after Oscar win

April 26, 2021

By LYNN ELBER LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anthony Hopkins has honored the late Chadwick Boseman after winning the best actor Oscar, hailing his fellow performer as a man “taken from us far too early.” The 83-year-old Hopkins took the award for his performance in “The Father,” becoming the oldest actor or actress to win an…

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Pixar’s ‘Soul’ wins best animated feature Academy Award

April 26, 2021

By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pixar’s “Soul” has won the heart of Oscar voters, continuing the Disney division’s dominance in the best animated feature category. Sunday night’s victory gave Pixar 11 wins in the 20 years since the category was established. Directed by Pete Docter and featuring the voices of Jamie Foxx…

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Ziggy Marley happy to be part of Earth Day concert

April 23, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Ziggy Marley at the Los Angeles premiere of Marley at the Cinerama Dome, Hollywood. April 17, 2012 Los Angeles, CA. (Photo: Paul Smith / Featureflash) By Mark Kennedy ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — The pandemic can’t stop Ziggy Marley from celebrating the Earth. The son of reggae icon Bob Marley and Rita Marley…

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