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Review: Hanks anchors a lovely Mister Rogers tale for adults

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 18th - 8:45am

Junod’s first ever with a subject — that would last until Rogers’ death in 2003.

Like her parents, Blue Ivy now an award-winning songwriter

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 18th - 6:34am

At just 7, Blue Ivy Carter is an award-winning songwriter.

Australian actor McLachlan faces court on assault charges

The Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 18th - 12:33am

Australian actor Craig McLachlan kissed a female co-star’s neck, stomach and buttocks more than 20 times during a scene in a stage musical in which he was meant to merely simulate a sex act, a prosecutor told a court Monday.

Terry O’Neill, whose images captured ‘60s London, dies at 81

The Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 17th - 4:56pm

British photographer Terry O’Neill, whose images captured London’s Swinging ‘60s and who created iconic portraits of Elton John, Brigitte Bardot and Winston Churchill, has died at age 81.

Black Eyed Peas star accuses Qantas attendant of racism

The Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 17th - 8:32am

Black Eyed Peas musician will.i.am has accused a flight attendant from Australia’s national carrier Qantas of being racist and rude to him on a flight.

Czech filmmaker Vojtech Jasny dies at age 93

The Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 16th - 9:58am

Vojtech Jasny, a filmmaker who belonged to the new wave of Czechoslovak cinema in the 1960s, has died. He was 93.

Noseda, in his prime, lifting National Symphony Orchestra

Ronald Blum, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 1:10pm

Entering his prime at age 55, conductor Gianandrea Noseda is lifting the reputation of the Washington's National Symphony Orchestra, where he is in his third season as music director.

Ayesha Curry Thanksgiving recipe debuts on Google Assistant

Nekesa Mumbi Moody, Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 15th - 12:36pm

Ayesha Curry is used to a holiday on the road with lots of people, but with three-time NBA champion Steph Curry sidelined due to injury, the family is planning to have a much more intimate celebration at home — and she’s looking forward to it.

Creator of Lizzo’s signature slogan could get a Grammy nod

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 15th - 11:58am

Mina Lioness’ longstanding battle to finally receive writing credit on Lizzo’s megahit song “Truth Hurts” is paying off in more ways than one: it could win her a potential Grammy Award.

Times, actors are changing as ‘The Crown’ enters 1960s, ’70s

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 15th - 1:48am

“The Crown” opens with a clever acknowledgment that time has passed for Queen Elizabeth II and taken with it the Emmy-winning actress who played her in the Netflix drama’s first two seasons.

The barrier-breaking ‘Atlantics’ heralds Mati Diop’s arrival

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 14th - 1:50pm

Mati Diop has always lived in Paris but as a French-Senegalese woman whose family is from Dakar, she’s long been acutely conscious of another, unlived existence for herself in Africa. And it’s there that her life as a filmmaker has largely resided.

Helen Mirren, Ian McKellen relish roles in ‘The Good Liar’

Jill Dobson, Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 14th - 1:43pm

Roles for older actors can fall into some predictable tropes, but Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen say their new film, “The Good Liar,” let them brush aside cliches and even their characters’ mortality for a good cat-and-mouse thriller.

NASCAR, NBC Sports launching TrackPass on NBC Sports Gold

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 12:11pm

NASCAR and NBC Sports are set to launch a new streaming service that will include exclusive motorsports events and an extensive library of archived documentaries and films.

“Schindler’s List” producer Branko Lustig dies at 87

The Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 14th - 11:49am

Branko Lustig, an Oscar-winning Croatian film producer and Holocaust survivor, died Thursday. He was 87.

Review: An evolved iceman? Kristoff steps up in ‘Frozen 2’

Jocelyn Noveck, Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 14th - 10:42am

literally. Gowns give way to more practical attire, even a royal wetsuit.

The Latest: Garth Brooks wins CMA’s Entertainer of the Year

The Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 13th - 9:11pm

The Latest on the 2019 Country Music Association Awards, being presented Wednesday at the Bridgestone Arena (all times local):

Review: ‘The Good Liar’ pairs Mirren and McKellen

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 4:38pm

once out of eyeshot from Mirren’s Betty McLeish — quickly sheds his kindly old gentleman persona and skips into a nightclub to hash out a scheme with his co-conspirators over champagne.

Cirque du Soleil founder held in Tahiti in marijuana case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 3:24pm

The founder of world-renowned circus Cirque du Soleil has been detained in French Polynesia in a drug-trafficking investigation.

With success and offers, Sterling K. Brown learns to say no

Alicia Rancilio, Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 13th - 2:32pm

With a hit TV series, awards, plus film and TV opportunities, Sterling K. Brown admits he’s experienced “a lot of pinch me moments” in recent years. But, with all those possibilities and offers, the 43-year-old has also learned a very important lesson— how to say no.