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For blacks, mix of 'Help' emotions on Oscar night

February 28, 2012 • EntertainmentComments (0)

Viola Davis, right, and Julius Tennon at the Governors Ball following the 84th Academy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012, in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello) Despite torrents of debate among African-Americans over the merits of the segregation-era movie “The Help,” most still hoped that Viola Davis, who plays a maid,...

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Actress Sean Young arrested at post-Oscars party

February 28, 2012 • EntertainmentComments (0)

File-In this file photo actress Sean Young posing at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 2011 Governors Awards, in Los Angeles. Los Angeles police say actress Young, 52, was placed under citizen’s arrest after a fight at the official...

UK police: Culture of illegal payments at The Sun

February 28, 2012 • EntertainmentComments (0)

Singer Charlotte Church leaves the High Court in London after hearing the reading of a statement setting out the terms of the settlement for phone hacking damages claim against News International, Monday, Feb. 27, 2012. Church, who testified before a media...

Michael Douglas: Corporate greed isn't good

February 28, 2012 • EntertainmentComments (0)

Michael Douglas presents an award during the 84th Academy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012, in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) NEW YORK (AP) — Movie star Michael Douglas might be the FBI’s newest and most famous...

Everything old was new again at the Oscars

February 28, 2012 • EntertainmentComments (0)

Angelina Jolie presents an award during the 84th Academy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012, in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Justin Bieber wasn’t mincing words. “I’m here to bring you the 18 to 24...

Crystal's Sammy Davis impression draws criticism

February 27, 2012 • EntertainmentComments (0)

Billy Crystal performs during the 84th Academy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012, in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Some are questioning Billy Crystal’s impression of Sammy Davis Jr. in his opening number as Oscar host....

Christopher Plummer wins supporting actor Oscar

February 27, 2012 • EntertainmentComments (0)

Christopher Plummer accepts the Oscar for best actor in a supporting role for “Beginners” during the 84th Academy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012, in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Christopher Plummer...

Writers group honors rock singers Berry, Cohen

February 27, 2012 • EntertainmentComments (0)

Musicians Paul Simon, left, and Chuck Berry talk after and Berry was honored at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston, Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012. PEN New England, which promotes literature and writing, honored Berry and Leonard Cohen with...

Missoni goes urban nymph for next season

February 27, 2012 • EntertainmentComments (0)

A model shows a creation part of the Missoni women’s Fall-Winter 2012-13 fashion collection, presented in Milan, Italy, Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Giuseppe Aresu) MILAN (AP) — Missoni’s look for next winter is urban nymph. In the woodland...

Arts community demanding spotlight in Las Vegas

February 27, 2012 • EntertainmentComments (0)

The Smith Center for the Performing Arts is seen in downtown Las Vegas, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012. Scheduled to open in March, the $470-million five-acre campus will host touring Broadway shows, jazz artists and classical singers, as well as the Las Vegas...