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‘Her,’ ‘Captain Phillips’ win Writers Guild awards

AP Photo/Uncredited LOS ANGELES (AP) — Spike Jonze’s “Her” and Billy Ray’s “Captain Phillips” have earned top screenplay honors from the Writers Guild of America. Winning the prize for original screenplay on Saturday was...

Dylan Farrow resurrects Allen molestation claim

AP Photo/Mario Cabrera NEW YORK (AP) — Dylan Farrow renewed molestation allegations against Woody Allen, claiming the movie director sexually assaulted her when she was 7 after he and actress Mia Farrow adopted her. In an open-letter to The New York Times posted online...

Academy cites integrity in pulling Oscar song nod

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences says the decision to rescind the Academy Awards original song nomination for “Alone Yet Not Alone” from the film of the same title is due to integrity. The academy issued a statement Saturday...

Porn company’s condom policy a big part of fine

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco pornography company that specializes in films featuring scenes of dominance and submission was fined more than $78,000 this week by state safety officials for maintaining dangerous workplace conditions, among them allowing performers to...

Serena Williams, LeBron James hit up Beats parties

AP Photo/Aaron Favila NEW YORK (AP) — One Super Bowl party wasn’t enough for Beats by Dre. The headphone company held two events Friday with completely different vibes. The night began at the intimate Graff Diamonds jewelry store, where Serena Williams, Anthony...

Thicke, Kendrick Lamar perform at Super Bowl party

AP Photo/Scott Roth NEW YORK (AP) — Robin Thicke and Kendrick Lamar might be putting in their bids for the 2015 Super Bowl halftime show. The artists were energetic when they performed Friday night at ESPN’s pre-Super Bowl bash at Pier 36 in New York City....

Blige, Legend, Anthony headline NY Super Bowl bash

AP Photo/Dave Allocca NEW YORK (AP) — Mary J. Blige, John Legend and Marc Anthony kicked off Super Bowl weekend in style by serenading a celebrity-filled crowd in Manhattan. Hundreds of New Yorkers and visitors packed into Cipriani’s 42nd Street on Friday night for a...

Review: Black Keys ‘howl’ at Super Bowl show in NY

NEW YORK (AP) — Forget Peyton Manning barking “Omaha!” The Black Keys were busy howling for a Super Bowl weekend show. The Ohio-based band tore through a 90-minute set of their greatest hits Friday night at New York’s packed Roseland Ballroom as one of the...

Oscar-winning actor Maximilian Schell dies at 83

VIENNA (AP) — Austrian actor Maximilian Schell, who won the best actor Oscar in the early 1960s for his portrayal of a defense attorney in the drama “Judgment at Nuremberg,” has died. He was 83. Schell’s agent Patricia Baumbauer said Saturday that Schell...

Howard Stern marks 60th birthday with radio bash

AP Photo/Evan Agostini NEW YORK (AP) — For those who were there, it was like the Super Bowl without the bother of football. For listeners of the Howard Stern Birthday Bash that aired live Friday on SiriusXM radio, it was like the Golden Globes without the distraction of...