Arts and entertainment

February 19, 2018 - 5:38 am
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Colleagues say prolific filmmaker Idrissa Ouedraogo has died in his home country of Burkina Faso. The National Union of Burkina Faso Filmmakers on Sunday announced Ouedraogo's death at the age of 64 from an undisclosed illness. During his career Ouedraogo produced...
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Adam Rippon of the United States reacts as his score is posted following his performance in the men's free figure skating final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
February 18, 2018 - 11:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics: NO RIPPON: American figure skater Adam Rippon agreed to become an NBC correspondent for the duration of the Olympic games, but then changed his mind overnight. He told NBCSN on Sunday that he was flattered by the offer, "...
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Adam Rippon of the United States reacts as his score is posted following his performance in the men's free figure skating final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
February 18, 2018 - 10:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics: NO RIPPON: American figure skater Adam Rippon agreed to become an NBC correspondent for the duration of the Olympic games, but then changed his mind overnight. He told NBCSN on Sunday that he was flattered by the offer, "...
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Director Martin McDonagh, from left, producer Peter Czernin, actors Sam Rockwell, Frances McDormand and producer Graham Broadbent pose for photographers backstage with their Best Film awards for 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' at the BAFTA 2018 Awards in London, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)
February 18, 2018 - 5:18 pm
LONDON (AP) — Ferocious female-led tragicomedy "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" was the big winner Sunday at the British Academy Film Awards in London, where women demanding an end to harassment, abuse and inequality dominated the ceremony. Martin McDonagh's film about a bereaved mother...
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Actress Lupita Nyong'o poses for photographers upon arrival at the BAFTA 2018 Awards in London, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)
February 18, 2018 - 4:28 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the British Academy Film Awards (all times local): 9:25 p.m. "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" has capped a winning evening at the British Academy Film Awards by taking the trophy for best picture. The tragicomic tale of a bereaved mother in search of justice...
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Actress Lupita Nyong'o poses for photographers upon arrival at the BAFTA 2018 Awards in London, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)
February 18, 2018 - 4:17 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the British Academy Film Awards (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Frances McDormand has won the best actress prize at the British Academy Film Awards for her performance as a bereaved mother in "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri." Critics and viewers have called...
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Actress Lupita Nyong'o poses for photographers upon arrival at the BAFTA 2018 Awards in London, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)
February 18, 2018 - 3:30 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the British Academy Film Awards (all times local): 8:25 p.m. Sam Rockwell has won the best supporting actor prize at the British Academy Film Awards for his performance as a brutal, racist police officer in "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri." At a ceremony...
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Actor Daniel Kaluuya poses with his Rising Star award for 'Get Out' backstage at the BAFTA 2018 Awards in London, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)
February 18, 2018 - 2:58 pm
LONDON (AP) — Many stars heeded a call to wear black to Sunday's British Academy Film Awards, using the celebration of U.K. and international cinema to call for an end to sexual harassment, bullying and inequality across society. Several female stars brought feminist activists and anti-violence...
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This image released by Disney shows Chadwick Boseman in a scene from Marvel Studios' "Black Panther." (Matt Kennedy/Marvel Studios-Disney via AP)
February 18, 2018 - 2:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A wave of feverish anticipation, fawning critical acclaim and groundbreaking cultural meaning pushed "Black Panther" to a record-setting $192 million debut in U.S. and Canada theaters, firmly establishing the superhero sensation as a box-office landmark. The Marvel film from the...
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Actress Lupita Nyong'o poses for photographers upon arrival at the BAFTA 2018 Awards in London, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)
February 18, 2018 - 2:02 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the British Academy Film Awards (all times local): 6:55 p.m. The Duchess of Cambridge has joined in with the muted palette on the BAFTA red carpet, wearing a dark green Jenny Packham dress with a black belt. Kate, who is expecting her third child in April, is attending...
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