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LOS ANGELES | Gloria Katz, ‘American Graffiti’ screenwriter, dies at 76

LOS ANGELES— A Hollywood writer and director has announced the death of his wife and longtime collaborator, Gloria Katz, who co-wrote “American Graffiti” and helped give Princess Leia her power in “Star Wars.” She was 76. Willard Huyck told the Hollywood Reporter that Katz died on Sunday, their 49th wedding anniversary, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Gloria Katz, ‘American Graffiti’ screenwriter, dies at 76

9 films now vying for foreign language Oscar nomination

LOS ANGELES /December 15, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Nine films are now vying for an Academy Award nomination in the foreign language category. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the short-list Thursday, which includes films from Chile, Germany, Israel and Lebanon. Ninety-two films were initially in contention for possible nomination. Five films are … Continue reading 9 films now vying for foreign language Oscar nomination