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‘Gravity’ may exert force in Oscar nominations

‘Gravity’ may exert force in Oscar nominations

The drive of “Gravity” may be about to exert itself on Hollywood’s awards season.  

 
 

Celebs show philanthropic side at Haiti benefit

Celebs show philanthropic side at Haiti benefit

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — While many stars are awash within the items and parties of Golden Globes weekend, a few used their privilege to learn the people of Haiti — and so they were rewarded with an intimate efficiency via U2.

 
 

Report: ‘Lust, Caution’ actress is victim of fraud

BEIJING (AP) — “Lust, Warning” actress Tang Wei fell sufferer to a $35,000 fraud after being persuaded over the phone to wire money to a suspect, state media said Sunday.

 
 

Hanks, Blanchett, Scorsese among BAFTA guests

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tom Hanks, Martin Scorsese, Cate Blanchett, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Aaron Paul celebrated their Golden Globe Award nominations over cucumber sandwiches and scones with cream.

 
 

‘Transformers’ director walks off stage at CES

‘Transformers’ director walks off stage at CES

LAS VEGAS (AP) — "Transformers" director Michael Bay says he's embarrassed that he walked off the stage right through a presentation of Samsung's new curved ultra-excessive-definition television.

 
 

McQueen, Cuaron, Greengrass first-time DGA noms

McQueen, Cuaron, Greengrass first-time DGA noms

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steve McQueen has received his first directors guild nomination for his grimly historic saga "12 Years a Slave," substantiating the British director's location as a high contender at the Academy Awards.

 
 

Ralph Lauren’s niece held on ‘air rage’ charges

Ralph Lauren’s niece held on ‘air rage’ charges

DUBLIN (AP) — The niece of type clothier Ralph Lauren used to be arraigned Tuesday on charges of being dangerously under the influence of alcohol, threatening and verbally abusive on a New York-certain aircraft, forcing it to land in Eire.

 
 

Nigella: Courtroom revelations were ‘mortifying’

LONDON (AP) — Nigella Lawson says having her personal existence raked over in a London court docket used to be “mortifying” but she is putting the case at the back of her.

 
 

Fans are up for ‘Downton Abbey’ starting season 4

Fans are up for ‘Downton Abbey’ starting season 4

NEW YORK (AP) — Because it returns for its much-awaited fourth season, “Downton Abbey” is still a saga about class, tradition and gentility — and the pressures of keeping them.  

 
 

‘Saturday Night Live’ comes to China’s Internet

‘Saturday Night Live’ comes to China’s Internet

BEIJING (AP) — A well-liked online video web page is bringing the irreverent, topical humor of "Saturday Night time Reside" to China.

 
 

‘Duck Dynasty’ couple to guest on Fox News special

NEW YORK (AP) — “Duck Dynasty” megastar Willie Robertson will discuss his outspoken father as he helps Fox Information Channel ring within the new yr.

 
 

‘Selfie,’ ‘twerk’ top school’s annoying word list

‘Selfie,’ ‘twerk’ top school’s annoying word list

DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan university has issued its annual list of tense phrases, and those versatile sufficient to take selfies of themselves twerking will have to take note.

 
 

‘The Hobbit’ holds box office lead, adding $29M

‘The Hobbit’ holds box office lead, adding $29M

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After six weeks in theaters, "Frozen" slid again into the No. 2 spot at the field administrative center, but it didn’t dethrone "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" from its dangle on first location.

 
 

NBC’s ‘Today’ show returns to glory days

NEW YORK (AP) — The glory days are again for the “Today” express — for sooner or later at least — with NBC’s morning express bringing again Bryant Gumbel and Jane Pauley for a one-day nostalgia turn as co-hosts.

 
 

Italian distributor apologizes for "Slave" posters

MILAN (AP) — The Italian distributor of the movie “12 Years A Slave” has apologized for promotional posters attacked as racist for that includes Brad Pitt and Michael Fassbender, despite their quite minor roles, and no longer the film’s megastar, Chiwetel Ejiofor.