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‘Fifty Shades’ dominates box office again with $22.2 million

In this image released by Universal Pictures and Focus Features, Dakota Johnson, left, and Jamie Dornan appear in a scene from the film, “Fifty Shades of Grey.” (AP Photo/Universal Pictures and Focus Features) In this image released by Universal Pictures and Focus...
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‘American Horror Story’ actor Woolf dies after accident

FILE–In this Oct. 5, 2014 file photo, Ben Woolf arrives at the premiere screening of “American Horror Story: Freak Show” at TCL Chinese Theatre, in Los Angeles, Calif. Los Angeles police say Woolf, an actor on "American Horror Story: Freak Show," is in...

Justices reject New Orleans tour guides’ free speech appeal

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – A free-speech appeal from tour guides in New Orleans who object to the city’s requirement that they be licensed was rejected Monday by the U.S. Supreme Court. The justices, without comment, left in place lower-court rulings that said the...
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After the Oscars, diversity remains a topic of discussion

Common, left, and John Legend pose in the press room with the award for best original song in a feature film for "Glory" from "Selma" at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) Common,...
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Poland’s politicians, filmmakers hail Oscar for ‘Ida’

Pawel Pawlikowski poses in the press room with the award for best foreign language film for "Ida" at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) Pawel Pawlikowski poses in the press room with the award...

Nielsen: Oscars viewership down 16 percent

NEW YORK (AP) – An estimated 36.6 million people watched the Academy Awards telecast on ABC, a drop of 16 percent from 2014. The Nielsen company said Monday that the Oscars viewership was its lowest since 2009, when “Slumdog Millionaire” was named best picture...

Disney animators win Oscar 2 years in a row

NEW YORK (AP) – The Walt Disney Co. proved Sunday that its power doesn’t only come from Pixar. For the second year in a row, Disney Animation won an Academy Award for best animated feature, as “Big Hero 6″ followed up last year’s “Frozen”...
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Suede, fringes, ponchos: Burberry goes bohemian in London

A model wears a creation by designer Burberry Prorsum for their Autumn/Winter 2015 collection at London Fashion Week Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant) A model wears a creation by designer Burberry Prorsum for their Autumn/Winter 2015 collection at London Fashion...
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‘Birdman’ tops Oscars defined by advocacy, originality

Alejandro G. Inarritu, center, and the cast and crew of “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)†accept the award for the best picture at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)...
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Poland’s politicians, filmmakers hail Oscar for ‘Ida’

Pawel Pawlikowski poses in the press room with the award for best foreign language film for “Ida†at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) Pawel Pawlikowski poses in the press room with the...