Entertainment

Will Grammy voters take the ‘Old Town Road’ on Sunday?

  • Jan 22, 2020

NEW YORK  — The 2020 Grammy Awards are shaping up to be the night of the new kids, with Lizzo, Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X leading in nominations. Those acts, who all released huge No. 1 hits in the last year, have strong chances of beating their more-seasoned competitors, from Lady Gaga to Vampir

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Tilda Swinton backs public appeal to buy Derek Jarman house

  • Jan 22, 2020

LONDON  — Academy Award-winning actress Tilda Swinton has urged art lovers to chip in and help save the home of the late British artist and filmmaker Derek Jarman for the public. Jarman, whose radical and experimental films included “Caravaggio” and “The Last of England,” l

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“Naughty boy:” Monty Python star Terry Jones dies at 77

  • Jan 22, 2020

LONDON  — Terry Jones, a founding member of the anarchic Monty Python troupe who was hailed by a colleague as “the complete Renaissance comedian,” has died after a battle with dementia. Jones’s family said the 77-year-old died Tuesday evening at his home in London. In a statement

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Everyone invited: `Great Gatsby’ copyright to end in 2021

  • Jan 22, 2020

NEW YORK  — For decades, Jay Gatsby, Daisy Buchanan and other characters from “The Great Gatsby” have been as real to millions of readers as people in their own lives, exemplars and victims of the American pursuit of wealth and status. Starting next January, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s

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At Sundance, an annual rebirth for American movies

  • Jan 22, 2020

 The Sundance Film Festival, coming at the start of a new movie calendar, is an annual rite of renewal. New movies. New filmmakers. New voices. And that feels especially welcome this year. Sundance always rolls around just as the worst movies are being dumped in theaters ( 

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Grammys CEO says she was ousted after reporting harassment

  • Jan 22, 2020

 The ousted Grammys CEO fired back at the Recording Academy on Tuesday, alleging that she was removed after complaining about sexual harassment and pay disparities and for calling out conflicts of interest in the nomination process for music’s most prestigious awards. Lawyers for Deborah Dugan, wh

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Review: ‘Bad Boys for Life’ is kinda bad. Whatcha gonna do?

  • Jan 21, 2020

The third edition of the “Bad Boys” franchise starts as it must do: With a gleaming Porsche swerving at impossible speeds through Miami traffic under the expert control of Will Smith, with Martin Lawrence growing very sick beside him. The engine snarls, the car repeatedly fishtails and strains. S

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