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  • 'Roma' named best film by New York film critics

    NEW YORK - In what may be the just the first of many such sweeps, Alfonso Cuaron's masterful, memory-drenched drama "Roma" dominated the New York Film Critics Circle Awards on Thursday, winning best film, best director and best cinematography.
  • Coens stake their claim to the Western in 'Buster Scruggs'

    NEW YORK - No location is more central to the iconography of the Western than Monument Valley. Its majestic sandstone buttes, a revolving backdrop for John Ford, have been the setting for countless stagecoach chases and John Wayne passages.
  • Roy Clark, country guitar virtuoso, 'Hee Haw' star, has died

    Country star Roy Clark, the guitar virtuoso and singer who headlined the cornpone TV show "Hee Haw" for nearly a quarter century and was known for such hits as "Yesterday When I was Young" and "Honeymoon Feeling," has died. He was 85.
  • Stan Lee, creator of a galaxy of Marvel superheroes, dies

    LOS ANGELES - Stan Lee, the creative dynamo who revolutionized the comic book and helped make billions for Hollywood by introducing human frailties in Marvel superheroes such as Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and the Incredible Hulk, died Monday. He was 95.
  • Lawsuit: Mistaken identity led to jailing of Vegas performer

    RENO, Nev. - A Las Vegas entertainer who lost his job on an Australian cruise ship while jailed in rural Nevada for a residential burglary has sued two counties, claiming he was held for 18 days in what appears to be a case of mistaken identity.
  • Freddie Highmore and cast say 'The Good Doctor' a hopeful remedy for dark times

    BURNABY, B.C. - The hero of "The Good Doctor," a young surgeon with autism and savant syndrome, represents the show's title in more ways than one.
  • Diamond won't let Parkinson's slow him down, talks new DVD

    NEW YORK - Neil Diamond may have retired from the road due to Parkinson's disease, but he said he's working hard to get back onstage.
  • Tiny Dust-to-Digital record label gathers big attention

    ATLANTA - When college student and roots music fan Lance Ledbetter grew frustrated at the near impossibility of buying 78 rpm gospel records from the 1920s and '30s, he began to ponder a question: What would it take to reissue those old tunes and put them in stores?
  • Alex Morgan gives acting a go, readies for qualifying

    She's already an internationally recognized soccer player with a World Cup title and an Olympic gold medal. She's also the author of a series of kids' books.
  • Glenn Frey's family keeps legacy alive with tour, box set

    NEW YORK - Glenn Frey, co-founder of the Eagles and one of pop's most successful songwriters, passed away two years ago but his family is keeping his legacy alive in a resilient way.
THOMPSON: Italians are passionate about pasta sauce
  OPINION If you want start an argument the likes of which you’ve never seen…forget politics or religion. Simply get one Italian to sample another’s pasta sauce. It matters little whether they are man

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