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Marvin Gaye Heirs Prevail in Appeal Over 'Blurred Lines' Plagiarism

Marvin Gaye Heirs Prevail in Appeal Over ‘Blurred Lines’ Plagiarism

The "Blurred Lines" case has transfixed the music industry, prompting debate over the line between plagiarism and honoring works by popular artists like Gaye.

Box Office: 'Black Panther' Heads to Glory With $235 Million Holiday Weekend

‘Black Panther’ Is ‘The Worst Nightmare’ of the Film Industry, Says White Writer

“Black Panther”’s success “comes at the expense of other would-be event movies.”

Nigerian cinema fans celebrate 'Black Panther' release

‘Black Panther’ Surpasses ‘Tomb Raider’ for Fifth Box Office Crown

"Black Panther" has become only the seventh title to pass the $600 million milestone at the North American box office, and is the second-fastest film to do so.

Academy of Motion Pictures Chief Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Academy of Motion Pictures Chief Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Several media outlets reported that the Academy had received three claims of sexual harassment against John Bailey, and had begun an investigation.

Harper Lee estate sues Broadway's 'To Kill a Mockingbird' play

Harper Lee Estate Sues Broadway’s ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ Play

The estate's representative alleges that the script alters several characters, including protagonist Atticus Finch, who is portrayed as being initially naive to racism.

Vice Media Names Nancy Dubuc CEO Following Accusations of 'Boys' Club' Atmosphere

Vice Media Names Nancy Dubuc CEO After Accusations of ‘Boys’ Club’ Atmosphere

Vice in December fired three employees on reports that more than two dozen women experienced or witnessed sexual misconduct at the company.

Met Opera fires conductor Levine after 'credible evidence' of misconduct

Met Opera Fires Conductor Levine after ‘Credible Evidence’ of Misconduct

The Metropolitan Opera said in a statement on Monday that an independent inquiry had "uncovered credible evidence that Mr. Levine had engaged in sexually abusive and harassing conduct" before and during his time at the company.

Box Office: 'Black Panther' Tops 'A Wrinkle in Time'

Box Office: ‘Black Panther’ Tops ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

The weekend marks the first time in recent memory that films both led and directed by African Americans have nabbed the first and second place spots at the box office.

Barack Obama in Talks to Create Shows for Netflix

Barack Obama in Talks to Create Shows for Netflix

Obama will not use his Netflix shows to respond to President Donald Trump or conservative critics, and has instead talked about producing shows highlighting inspirational stories, according to the New York Times.

Big names, high hopes for multi-racial 'Wrinkle in Time'

Big Names, High Hopes for Multi-Racial ‘Wrinkle in Time’

"It's wonderful that we're reflecting the world that we're living in today, and in the wake of 'Black Panther,' I feel like we could be the spiritual sister," said British actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw, who plays Meg's mother in "A Wrinkle in Time."

Oscars draw smallest-ever U.S. television audience

Oscars Draw Smallest-ever U.S. Television Audience

The 90th Oscars is still expected to be 2018's most-watched nonsporting U.S. television event.

Kimmel leads Oscar celebration of gender equality, artistic diversity

Kimmel Leads Oscar Celebration of Gender Equality, Artistic Diversity

The evening transformed the 90th edition of the glittering awards show into a conversation about sexual politics and inclusion.

Box Office: 'Black Panther' Tops $500 Million, Dominates 'Red Sparrow,' 'Death Wish'

Box Office: ‘Black Panther’ Tops $500 Million in U.S.

"Black Panther" now has a worldwide total of $897.7 million through Sunday.

Diversity on screen equals bigger box office bucks, study finds

Diversity on Screen Equals Bigger Box Office Bucks, Study Finds

The study found that movies like "Captain America: Civil War" and "Suicide Squad," in which more than a fifth of the cast were minorities, grossed more globally than movies with primarily white actors.

Women looking for Oscar love in best picture cliffhanger

Women Looking for Oscar Love in Best Picture Cliffhanger

"The star of this year's Oscars is female empowerment. A film with a female perspective has not won best picture since 'Million Dollar Baby' in 2005," said Tom O'Neil, founder of awards website GoldDerby.com.

UK Police Examine Allegations Against Weinstein from 7 Women

Insurer Chubb Refuses to Pay for Harvey Weinstein’s Legal Defense

Insurer Chubb is refusing to pay for Harvey Weinstein's legal defense against 11 lawsuits that accuse the movie producer of sexually harassing or assaulting women over the past three decades.

UK Police Examine Allegations Against Weinstein from 7 Women

The Weinstein Company to File for Bankruptcy

The company has reported debts of $375 million.

Box Office: 'Black Panther' rules with $108 million in second weekend

Box Office: ‘Black Panther’ Rules with $108 Million in Second Weekend

"Black Panther," starring Chadwick Boseman, has now grossed $400 million domestically in its first 10 days, as well as $304 million internationally.

Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations, Harvey Weinstein Takes Leave of Absence

Weinstein Company Removes President and COO

In a statement, the studio said its board "has unanimously voted to terminate David Glasser for cause."

Box Office: 'Black Panther' Heads to Glory With $235 Million Holiday Weekend

‘Black Panther’ Heads to Glory With $235 Million Holiday Weekend

"Black Panther," starring Chadwick Boseman and directed by Ryan Coogler, has blown away its original tracking in less than a month.

Nigerian cinema fans celebrate 'Black Panther' release

Nigerian Cinema Fans Celebrate ‘Black Panther’ Release

Nigeria, Africa's largest economy, is also a cultural powerhouse that boasts the continent's biggest film industry, known as Nollywood.

Britney Spears to be honored for support of gay community

Britney Spears To Be Honored for Support of Gay Community

The GLAAD Vanguard Award is given to media personalities who have promoted equality and acceptance of LGBTQ people.

Kanye West settles lawsuit over Saint Pablo tour cancellation

Kanye West Settles Lawsuit over Saint Pablo Tour Cancellation

His lawsuit said he canceled because he was hospitalized with a "serious, debilitating medical condition."

Jeffrey Tambor Out of Amazon's 'Transparent' TV Series After Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Jeffrey Tambor Out of Amazon’s ‘Transparent’ TV Series After Sexual Misconduct Allegations

"Transparent" creator Jill Soloway said on Thursday she admired the courage of the two people who had spoken out, calling it "an example of the leadership this moment in our culture requires."