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City Council honors actor-activist Danny Trejo

LOS ANGELES — Actor Danny Trejo, known for his roles in the “Machete” film series and real-life heroics in helping people find sobriety, was honored Jan. 31 by the Los Angeles City Council. “Today, Danny has become one of the best-known actors working in film and has continued to give back to the community, still Read More…

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South Korean film wins Oscar for best picture

HOLLYWOOD — The South Korean psychological thriller “Parasite” is a permanent part of Oscar history after winning four Academy Awards and becoming the first non-English-language film to ever be named best picture. The film dominated the 92nd Oscars Feb. 9, first winning the original screenplay prize for Bong Joon Ho and Han Jin Won, then Read More…

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Four movies receive 10 or more Oscar nominations

LOS ANGELES — Powered by Joaquin Phoenix’s gritty performance, “Joker” earned a leading 11 nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards, while the mob saga “The Irishman,” the World War I drama “1917” and the Manson-era tale “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” each collected 10 nominations. All four films scored nominations in the best picture Read More…