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Bay Area filmmaker Daphne Matziaraki got an Oscar nomination for her documentary short “4.1 Miles,” about the refugee crisis in her native Greece. (Courtesy Todd Williamson/Getty Images)

Scoop: ‘La La Land’ dominates Oscar nods, ‘Dory,’ Amy, Annette shut out

It’s Oscar nomination time -- which means surprises and snubs! Meryl Streep…

 

Carrie Fisher,  left, and her mom Debbie Reynolds (pictured in 2015) were remember in a private memorial at their Beverly Hills home. (Courtesy Twitter)

Scoop: Family, friends fondly remember Carrie Fisher at her home

Billie Lourd, daughter of the late Carrie Fisher and granddaughter of the…

 

Christina and Tarek El Moussa of HGTV's "Flip or Flop" announced they are separating. (Courtesy Facebook)

El Moussas of ‘Flip or Flop’ separate, but keep HGTV show running

It looks like HGTV “Flip or Flop” stars Tarek and Christina El…

 

A number of high-profile entertainers, including Oprah Winfrey, above, Mary J. Blige, Charlize Theron and Meryl Streep, have signed an open letter calling on world leaders to fight for gender equality across the globe. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

Scoop: Celebrities urge world leaders to fight for girls and women

A number of high-profile entertainers — including Oprah Winfrey, Mary J. Blige,…

A number of high-profile entertainers, including Oprah Winfrey, above, Mary J. Blige, Charlize Theron and Meryl Streep, have signed an open letter calling on world leaders to fight for gender equality across the globe. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
Allen Toussaint, pictured at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in April, is being remembered by a vast array of musicians he touched. (Barry Brecheisen/Invision/AP)

Scoop: Allen Toussaint’s musical legacy stretches far

A musicians’ musician, New Orleans R&B master Allen Toussaint’s death is touching…

Allen Toussaint, pictured at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in April, is being remembered by a vast array of musicians he touched. (Barry Brecheisen/Invision/AP)
Amy Schumer was among many stars in the spotlight at the 22nd annual Elle Women in Hollywood awards. (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Scoop: Amy Schumer adored at Hollywood’s Elle awards

A-listers Meryl Streep, Ava DuVernay, Salma Hayek, Carey Mulligan, Alicia Vikander, Kate…

Amy Schumer was among many stars in the spotlight at the 22nd annual Elle Women in Hollywood awards. (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Wes  Craven, whose "Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Scream" movies made him one of the most recognizable names in the horror film genre, has died. He was 76. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

Horror master Wes Craven dies at 76

LOS ANGELES — Wes Craven, the prolific writer-director who thrilled audiences with…

Wes  Craven, whose "Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Scream" movies made him one of the most recognizable names in the horror film genre, has died. He was 76. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)
courtesy photoJulia Roberts

Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts are on fire in 'August: Osage County'

Back we go to dysfunction junction: “August: Osage County,” based on Tracy…

courtesy photoJulia Roberts