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FILE - Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida shows the Silver Bear Award she accepted on behalf of her ‘dearest friend’ Anna Magnani during the prize giving ceremony at the end of West Berlin’s 36-nation Film Festival on July 8, 1958. Lollobrigida has died in Rome at age 95. Italian news agency Lapresse reported Lollobrigida’s death on Monday, Jan. 16, 2023 quoting Tuscany Gov. Eugenio Giani. (AP Photo/Heinrich Sanden Jr., File)

Italian film legend Gina Lollobrigida dies at age 95

European film star rose to prominence in the 1950s

FILE - Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida shows the Silver Bear Award she accepted on behalf of her ‘dearest friend’ Anna Magnani during the prize giving ceremony at the end of West Berlin’s 36-nation Film Festival on July 8, 1958. Lollobrigida has died in Rome at age 95. Italian news agency Lapresse reported Lollobrigida’s death on Monday, Jan. 16, 2023 quoting Tuscany Gov. Eugenio Giani. (AP Photo/Heinrich Sanden Jr., File)
This image released by Lionsgate shows Mike Colter in a scene from “Plane.” (Kenneth Rexach/Lionsgate via AP)

Review: Gerard Butler keeps ‘Plane’ grounded

Straightforward action flick doesn’t exactly soar but it won’t leave you on the runway

This image released by Lionsgate shows Mike Colter in a scene from “Plane.” (Kenneth Rexach/Lionsgate via AP)
FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2018 file photo, Actor statuettes are pictured at the American Fine Arts Foundry in Burbank, Calif., in preparation for the SAG Awards. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

SAG Awards nominate ‘Banshees,’ ‘Everything’ and Zendaya

Screen Actors Guild Awards are considered one of the most reliable predictors of the Oscars

FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2018 file photo, Actor statuettes are pictured at the American Fine Arts Foundry in Burbank, Calif., in preparation for the SAG Awards. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
This image released by NBC shows Jennifer Coolidge accepting the Best Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Television Film award for “The White Lotus” during the 80th Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Rich Polk/NBC via AP)

A flowery pianist, Eddie’s brevity and other Golden Globes moments

Awards show returns to the airwaves with a few moments that had people talking

This image released by NBC shows Jennifer Coolidge accepting the Best Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Television Film award for “The White Lotus” during the 80th Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Rich Polk/NBC via AP)
Director James Cameron poses for photographers upon arrival at the World premiere of the film ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ in London, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
Director James Cameron poses for photographers upon arrival at the World premiere of the film ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ in London, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
This combination of images shows “Good Thing We Stayed” by Julia Wolf. (BMG/Loma Vista Recordings via AP)

New this week to entertain your eyes and your ears

Margo Price and ‘Gold, Lies & Videotape’ among this week’s fresh offerings

This combination of images shows “Good Thing We Stayed” by Julia Wolf. (BMG/Loma Vista Recordings via AP)
Director Steven Spielberg accepts the Vanguard award for “The Fabelmans” at the 34th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, in Palm Springs, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

Spielberg, ‘Top Gun’ feted by National Board of Review

National Board of Review Awards have long been a regular and starry stop in Hollywood’s awards season

Director Steven Spielberg accepts the Vanguard award for “The Fabelmans” at the 34th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, in Palm Springs, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
FILE - Jeremy Renner poses for photographers upon arrival at the UK Fan Screening of the film “Hawkeye,” in London, Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021. Renner is being treated for serious injuries that happened while he was plowing snow. The actor’s representative said Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, that Renner is in critical condition although he is stable. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP, File)

Sheriff: No foul play in ‘Avengers’ star snow tractor injury

‘He was being a great neighbor and he was plowing those roads for his neighbors’

FILE - Jeremy Renner poses for photographers upon arrival at the UK Fan Screening of the film “Hawkeye,” in London, Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021. Renner is being treated for serious injuries that happened while he was plowing snow. The actor’s representative said Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, that Renner is in critical condition although he is stable. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP, File)
Kurtwood Smith as Red Forman, left to right, Topher Grace as Eric Forman, Debra Jo Rupp as Kitty Forman and Callie Haverda as Leia Forman in a still from “That ‘90s Show,” premiering Jan. 19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Netflix
Kurtwood Smith as Red Forman, left to right, Topher Grace as Eric Forman, Debra Jo Rupp as Kitty Forman and Callie Haverda as Leia Forman in a still from “That ‘90s Show,” premiering Jan. 19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Netflix
Stanley Tucci, left, and Clive Davis attend the world premiere of "Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody" at AMC Lincoln Square on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
Stanley Tucci, left, and Clive Davis attend the world premiere of "Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody" at AMC Lincoln Square on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
This image released by Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment shows Gabriel LaBelle in a scene from “The Fabelmans.” (Merie Weismiller Wallace/Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment via AP)

‘Aftersun,’ ‘Banshees’ lead the Associated Press list of best films of 2022

Film writers offer their top choices for the year that was

This image released by Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment shows Gabriel LaBelle in a scene from “The Fabelmans.” (Merie Weismiller Wallace/Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment via AP)
This image released by Paramount Pictures shows director Damien Chazelle, left, and director of photography Linus Sandgren on the set of “Babylon.” (Scott Garfield/Paramount Pictures via AP)

Review: The silent film era roars again in ‘Babylon’

Overcooked and not quite rooted, but at its best a mad moviemaking nirvana

This image released by Paramount Pictures shows director Damien Chazelle, left, and director of photography Linus Sandgren on the set of “Babylon.” (Scott Garfield/Paramount Pictures via AP)
Actors Rooney Mara, left to right, Judith Ivey, Claire Foy and director Sarah Polley talk on the set of their film “Women Talking” in this undated handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Michael Gibson

Canadian filmmaker Sarah Polley on making ‘Women Talking’ a cinematic epic

‘Why not a conversation amongst women … feel seismic, and as though it’s the only thing that matters?’

Actors Rooney Mara, left to right, Judith Ivey, Claire Foy and director Sarah Polley talk on the set of their film “Women Talking” in this undated handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Michael Gibson
FILE - Former film producer Harvey Weinstein appears in court at the Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center in Los Angeles, Calif., on Tuesday, Oct. 4 2022. Weinstein’s defense team has rested its case and closing arguments will soon begin at the Los Angeles trial of the former movie magnate. (Etienne Laurent/Pool Photo via AP, File)

Harvey Weinstein found guilty of rape in Los Angeles trial

Former movie mogul 2 years into a 23-year sentence for an earlier rape conviction

FILE - Former film producer Harvey Weinstein appears in court at the Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center in Los Angeles, Calif., on Tuesday, Oct. 4 2022. Weinstein’s defense team has rested its case and closing arguments will soon begin at the Los Angeles trial of the former movie magnate. (Etienne Laurent/Pool Photo via AP, File)
This image released by 20th Century Studios shows Jake Sully, portrayed by Sam Worthington, in “Avatar: The Way of Water.” (20th Century Studios via AP)

Can James Cameron’s striking ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ pull off a box-office smash?

Disney’s new film opens across North America this weekend to massive expectations

This image released by 20th Century Studios shows Jake Sully, portrayed by Sam Worthington, in “Avatar: The Way of Water.” (20th Century Studios via AP)
FILE _ Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry meet members of the public at Windsor Castle, following the death of Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday, in Windsor, England, Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022. Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, are expected to vent their grievances against the monarchy when Netflix releases the final episodes of a series about the couple’s decision to step away from royal duties and make a new start in America. (Kirsty O’Connor/Pool Photo via AP, File)

Harry, Meghan vent grievances in final Netflix episodes

Conclusion of six-part series ‘Harry & Meghan’ released Thursday

FILE _ Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry meet members of the public at Windsor Castle, following the death of Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday, in Windsor, England, Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022. Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, are expected to vent their grievances against the monarchy when Netflix releases the final episodes of a series about the couple’s decision to step away from royal duties and make a new start in America. (Kirsty O’Connor/Pool Photo via AP, File)
FILE - Adam Sandler and wife, Jackie Sandler, appear at the Governors Awards on Nov. 19, 2022 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Comedian and actor Adam Sandler to get 2023 Mark Twain Prize

‘Adam has created characters that have made us laugh, cry, and cry from laughing’

FILE - Adam Sandler and wife, Jackie Sandler, appear at the Governors Awards on Nov. 19, 2022 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
This image released by 20th Century Studios shows Stephen Lang, as Quaritch, in a scene from “Avatar: The Way of Water.” (20th Century Studios via AP)

Review: ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ is a big screen blast

Cameron’s opus a surprising reminder of the magic of movies

This image released by 20th Century Studios shows Stephen Lang, as Quaritch, in a scene from “Avatar: The Way of Water.” (20th Century Studios via AP)
This image released by Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment shows Gabriel LaBelle in a scene from “The Fabelmans.” (Merie Weismiller Wallace/Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment via AP)

Golden Globe nominations led by ‘Banshees,’ ‘Everything Everywhere’

The Globes also spread nominations around to a number of Oscar favorites

This image released by Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment shows Gabriel LaBelle in a scene from “The Fabelmans.” (Merie Weismiller Wallace/Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment via AP)
This image released by Netflix shows Pinocchio, voiced by Gregory Mann, center, in a scene from “Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio.” (Netflix via AP)

Review: Del Toro takes his ‘Pinocchio’ to very dark places

Creative director’s interpretation of fable asks who the real puppets are

This image released by Netflix shows Pinocchio, voiced by Gregory Mann, center, in a scene from “Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio.” (Netflix via AP)