Halle Berry: Hollywood not truthful about people of color

Halle Berry, left, and Kevin Huvane speak at the 2nd Annual MAKERS Conference at Terranea Resort on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP)

RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif. (AP) — Halle Berry said Hollywood’s lack of diversity stems from a lack of honesty. Filmmakers and actors should tell the truth, she said, “and the films, I think, that are coming out of Hollywood aren’t truthful.”

‘The Birth of a Nation’ wins grand jury and audience award

Nate Parker, the star, director and producer of "The Birth of a Nation," accepts the U.S. Dramatic Audience Award for his film during the 2016 Sundance Film Festival Awards Ceremony on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, in Park City, Utah. The film also won the U.S. Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic award. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nate Parker continued his victory lap around the 2016 Sundance Film Festival on Saturday night when “The Birth of a Nation” took both the U.S. drama grand jury prize and the Audience Award.

Companies release Super Bowl ads to maximize exposure

This image provided by Mini USA shows a still from the company's Super Bowl 50 "Defy Labels" ad spot featuring tennis star Serena Williams. Williams is one of several celebrities being featured in Mini USA's Super Bowl spot. (Mini USA via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — With Super Bowl Sunday less than a week away, a flurry of advertisers including Budweiser and LG Electronics have already released their game-day ads in the hopes of stoking excitement and building up shares on social media.

Super Bowl ads this year might be a snooze

This photo provided by Anheuser-Busch shows actress Helen Mirren in a Budweiser ad for Super Bowl 50. In the ad, Mirren delivers a lecture about drunk driving and why its a terrible idea. (Anheuser-Busch via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — No GoDaddy. Not a bikini in sight. Service messages instead of crotch or fart jokes. As the Super Bowl turns 50 and faces middle age, will this be the year that advertisers stick to — gasp — good taste?

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