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TOKYO | Studio Ghibli co-founder, director Isao Takahata dies at 82

TOKYO |April 5, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  Isao Takahata, co-founder of the prestigious Japanese animator Studio Ghibli that stuck to a hand-drawn “manga” look in the face of digital filmmaking, has died. He was 82. Takahata started Ghibli with Oscar-winning animator Hayao Miyazaki in 1985, hoping to create Japan’s Disney. He directed “Grave of the Fireflies,” a … Continue reading TOKYO | Studio Ghibli co-founder, director Isao Takahata dies at 82

The Latest: Winfrey accepts Globes life achievement honor

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif./January 7, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The Latest on the presentation of the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California (all times local): 7:10 p.m. Oprah Winfrey has accepted a lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes by saying she hopes as the first black women to accept … Continue reading The Latest: Winfrey accepts Globes life achievement honor

The Latest: ‘Coco’ wins best animated film Globe award

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif./January 7, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The Latest on the presentation of the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California (all times local): 6:20 p.m. “Coco” has won the Golden Globe Award for best animated film. The Disney and Pixar collaboration is considered a leading contender for an … Continue reading The Latest: ‘Coco’ wins best animated film Globe award

LA police probe claim Roman Polanski molested girl in ’75

LOS ANGELES /December 13, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Los Angeles detectives said Tuesday they are investigating a woman’s claim that Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski molested her in 1975, when she was 10 years old. But the allegations are so old that criminal charges couldn’t be brought, even if proven. Although the statute of limitations has long … Continue reading LA police probe claim Roman Polanski molested girl in ’75