Movies

'Joker' tops Oscar nominations with 11; 3 other films get 10

Todd Phillips’ much-debated supervillain origin story and R-rated box-office smash “Joker” topped all films with 11 Academy Awards nominations, while Martin Scorsese’s elegiac crime epic “The Irishman,” Quentin Tarantino’s 1960s Los Angeles fairy tale “Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood” and Sam Mendes’ World War I tale “1917” all trailed close behind with 10 nods apiece.

Producers, directors guild nominations winnow Oscar field

NEW YORK (AP) — An unusually busy day in a truncated awards season for Hollywood left five films — Quentin Tarantino's “Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood,” Sam Mendes' “1917,” Martin Scorsese's “The Irishman,” Bong Joon Ho's “Parasite” and Taika Waititi's “Jojo Rabbit” — at the head of the Oscar pack.

Head of MGM film studio steps down in latest shake-up

Jonathan Glickman, the longtime president of MGM's film division, is leaving the company, according to a Friday memo sent to staff. Glickman, who has led film development and production for eight years at the Beverly Hills-based company, will leave his post February 1 for a production deal with the studio, according to the email sent my MGM's board of directors. The company did not say why ...

Monty Python collaborator Neil Innes dies at age 75

LONDON (AP) — Comedic writer and actor Neil Innes, who created a Beatles parody group called the Rutles and frequently worked with the members of Monty Python, has died at age 75. his agent confirmed Monday.

Michael B Jordan praised as producer

Michael B Jordan - who last year vowed to have an inclusion rider on all future producing projects - is a "producer with a big heart", according to 'Just Mercy' director Destin Daniel Cretton.

Dev Patel's movie confusion

Dev Patel thought he was being asked to play magician David Copperfield when he was approached to star in 'The Personal History of David Copperfield'.