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(CNNMoney) -- Following criticisms two years in a row about the lack of diversity with Oscar nominees, the president of the organization behind the awards show has spoken out. Cheryl Boone Isaacs, the president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, issued a...
Glenn Frey, a founding member of the rock band the Eagles, has died at 67, a publicist for the band has confirmed. "Glenn fought a courageous battle for the past several weeks but, sadly, succumbed to complications from rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis and...
(CNN) -- Dan Haggerty, who played mountain man Grizzly Adams in a hit movie followed by a TV show in the 1970s, has died. He was 74. Haggerty died Friday morning in a Burbank, California, hospital surrounded by his family, said his manager, Terry Bomar. The actor had recently...
(CNN) -- Sylvester Stallone is back. Leonardo DiCaprio is hungry for an Oscar. The Academy Award nominations were announced Thursday morning, and the selections make for an interesting year. The envelope, please: Here are five things you need to know. Sylvester Stallone is the...
(CNN) -- Alan Rickman, the British actor with the unforgettable voice who played the brooding Professor Severus Snape in the "Harry Potter" films as well as "Die Hard" villain Hans Gruber, died Thursday after a short battle with cancer, according to his representatives at...
Leonardo DiCaprio, Golden Globe winner for "The Revenant" (CNN photo) (CNN) -- Two movies about desperate men left for dead and fighting for survival took top honors at Sunday's Golden Globe Awards, which celebrate achievement in film and TV. "The Revenant," Alejandro González...
(CNN) -- David Bowie, whose ground-breaking sound and chameleon-like ability to reinvent himself made him a pop music fixture for more than four decades, has died. He had just turned 69 last week. Bowie died Sunday after an 18-month battle with cancer, his publicist Steve Martin...
(CNN) -- How much do moviegoers love "Star Wars"? A crowd watching "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" at a theater in Hollywood collectively pitched a fit Friday night when the projector stopped, then restarted 15 or 20 minutes ahead in the action, said Erik Melendez, who spoke to...
Like most caucasian men my age, I know Rapper's Delight. By 'know', I mean that ever since I was 12 years old - several years after the song's mainstream heyday - I have known every word of the iconic, original hit of hip hop from the Sugarhill Gang. By 'every word', I mean that...