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Lisa Richwine

Movies with a message make impact beyond Oscars glitz

12:15pm GMT

LOS ANGELES The movie "Green Book" explores racial inequality, "Roma" reveals the emotional toll placed on domestic workers, and "RBG" chronicles the fight for women's rights.

'Green Book' enjoys biggest Oscar nominations bounce at box office

19 Feb 2019

LOS ANGELES Oscar-nominated dramedy "Green Book" has turned Hollywood awards race publicity into more box-office gold than each of the seven other films in the best-picture contest.

Want to win an Oscar? Spend millions on the film campaign trail

19 Feb 2019

LOS ANGELES Making an unforgettable movie is not the only requirement to win the prestigious best picture Oscar. Add millions of dollars for TV and digital ads, plus actors' travel, hair and makeup for events to promote their work on the busy film campaign trail.

Women in Hollywood see some gains after Oscars equality plea

19 Feb 2019

LOS ANGELES A year after best actress winner Frances McDormand used the Oscars stage to advocate for more women in front of and behind the camera, Hollywood is celebrating some progress - but remains far from reaching parity with men. | Video

George Clooney's 'Catch-22' reflects on 'insanity' of war

11 Feb 2019

PASADENA, California George Clooney, who returns to TV for the first time in 20 years with an adaptation of the classic novel "Catch-22," said on Monday the Hulu series set in World War II aims to tell a timeless story about the "insanity" of war.

George Clooney's 'Catch-22' reflects on 'insanity' of war

11 Feb 2019

PASADENA, California, Feb 11 George Clooney, who returns to TV for the first time in 20 years with an adaptation of classic novel "Catch-22," said on Monday the Hulu series set in World War II aims to tell a timeless story about the "insanity" of war.

Louis-Dreyfus vows 'Veep' character true to self until the end

10 Feb 2019

PASADENA, Calif. Don't expect Selina Meyer to hold anything back in the upcoming final season of "Veep," star Julia Louis-Dreyfus said on Friday.

World News

Venezuelan troops kill one in first bloodshed linked to aid entry

Venezuelan troops killed at least one person and wounded several others on Friday near the Brazilian border, witnesses said, the first bloodshed linked to opposition efforts to bring aid into the South American country against the wishes of embattled President Nicolas Maduro.