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2018 Breakthrough: Elsie Fisher of 'Eighth Grade'

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 11:24am

Elsie Fisher was about to give up on acting right before Bo Burnham's coming-of-age project "Eighth Grade" came on her radar, and it's a good thing she decided to take one last chance.

Half of iconic Bert & I duo dies 60 years after recording

David Sharp, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 10:59am

Bob Bryan, one half of the comedy duo Bert and I, which had fun at the expense of Maine Yankees and popularized the immortal punchline, "You can't get there from here," has died at his home in Quebec. He was 87.

2018's top movie moments, from 'Shallow' to 'The Shining'

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 10:52am

A film doesn't have to be great to have a great moment.

The pressure of composing new music for 'Mary Poppins'

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 10:44am

Everyone involved in the making of "Mary Poppins Returns " felt the pressure to do justice to the original 1964 film.

2018 Breakthrough Entertainer: 'Boo'd Up' singer Ella Mai

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 9:52am

Singer Ella Mai appreciates how much "Boo'd Up" has changed her life and jumpstarted her music career, but she wants to make one thing clear: "I know how to make songs. I'm not the 'Boo'd Up' girl."

Doo doo doo doo doo doo: 'Baby Shark' bites into the culture

Leanne Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 8:38am

In the wise words of James Corden, there comes along a song every so often that defines a generation.

Hours after Springsteen show closes, film drops on Netflix

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 8:19am

To director Thom Zimny, the key element in his filmed version of Bruce Springsteen's Broadway show was in the star's eyes.

MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski apologizes for homophobic comment

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 8:15am

President Trump attacked MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski on Thursday for using a homophobic slur on the air and tweeted that if a conservative person had said it, "that person would be banned permanently from television."

Janet Jackson, Def Leppard, Nicks join Rock Hall of Fame

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 6:08am

Janet Jackson joins her brother Michael and the Jackson 5 as members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, earning induction on Thursday along with Stevie Nicks and the top fan vote-getter, Def Leppard.

Christina Aguilera headlines New Year's Eve in Times Square

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 6:08am

Christina Aguilera will perform live minutes before the ball drops to usher in 2019 in New York's Times Square.

Berlin completes new addition to Museum Island complex

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 5:57am

Berlin has completed a new addition to its Museum Island complex aimed at complementing the popular museums there and making it more user-friendly.

Russian parliament runs rap song contest amid crackdown

Nataliya Vasilyeva, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 5:25am

The Russian parliament on Thursday announced a rap song competition amid a crackdown on contemporary music that evoked Soviet-era censorship of the arts.

Barack Obama receives RFK Human Rights award at NYC gala

Sabrina Caserta, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 3:27am

Former President Barack Obama was honored with the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Ripple of Hope Award at a gala in midtown Manhattan Wednesday evening.

Happy Days? Director Ron Howard visits Oklahoma birthplace

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 4:33pm

Oscar-winning movie director Ron Howard says he still feels connected to the Oklahoma town where he was born but never lived, after visiting the now-shuttered hospital of his birth.

Argentine actor in anti-sex abuse video accused of rape

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 2:51pm

An Argentine television actor who participated in a video asking women to denounce sexual assaults is himself being accused of rape.

Hungarian director Ferenc Kosa, winner in Cannes, dies at 81

Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 11:52am

Ferenc Kosa, winner of the best director award at the 1967 Cannes film festival, has died at 81, the Hungarian Academy of Arts said Wednesday.

'Jurassic Park,' 'Shining' added to National Film Registry

Jonathan Landrum Jr., Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 10:34am

The National Film Registry is turning 30 and will bring in a new crop of films ranging from dinosaurs' return from extinction, a cowboys-in-love drama and stories showcasing Native Americans.

Timing is perfect for Florida Georgia Line's 1st Grammy nom

Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 9:53am

Country powerhouse duo Florida Georgia Line has been dominating the sound of the genre for eight years and setting historical records in sales, airplay and streaming, and they've finally landed a coveted acknowledgement from the Recording Academy with their first-ever Grammy nomination.

Breakthrough Entertainer: 'Insecure' star Natasha Rothwell

Jonathan Landrum Jr., Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 9:50am

Natasha Rothwell claims she is shy in real life, but her scene-stealing supporting roles in HBO's hit show "Insecure" and the film "Love, Simon" have proven otherwise.

List of nominees for 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 8:45am

A list of the nominees for the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, announced Wednesday in West Hollywood, California: