‘Uncut Gems,’ ‘The Lighthouse’ top Spirit Awards nominations

NEW YORK (AP) — Josh and Benny Safdie’s Diamond District crime film “Uncut Gems” and Robert Eggers’ fever-dream period tale “The Lighthouse” led the 35th annual Film Independent Spirit Awards with five nods each, in nominations announced Thursday in Los Angeles. The Spirit Awards, which honor films with budgets below $22.5 million, are the premier...


Sibling rivalry, affection rule new season of ‘The Crown’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Olivia Colman and Helena Bonham Carter, aka Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret in Netflix’s “The Crown,” are perched royally atop folding chairs as they hold court in a hotel suite serving as an interview room. The actresses chat and laugh easily together, a contrast to their characters’ often tense exchanges...  VIEW