They are musical icons, but they’ve never won a Grammy Award

FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2017 file photo, Diana Ross, lifetime achievement award recipient, poses in the press room at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles. Ross, along with Bob Marley, Chuck Berry, the Beach Boys and Journey, are part of a group of iconic musicians who have never won a Grammy. In 2012, Ross did win the Lifetime Achievement Award, a noncompetitive honor, from The Recoding Academy. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK CITY — Remember when the cast of the TV series “Glee” earned a Grammy nomination for their version of Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believin’” at the 2011 Grammys, pitting them against Sade, Maroon 5 and Paramore?

‘Wonder Woman’ is left hanging, and 8 other Oscar surprises

This image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment shows Gal Gadot in a scene from "Wonder Woman." The Patty Jenkins-directed blockbuster received zero Oscar nominations Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, even in a year that was surprisingly friendly to big budget hits. (Clay Enos/Warner Bros. Entertainment via AP)

LOS ANGELES — It is a mathematical impossibility for a group of Oscar nominations to please everyone, but this year came pretty close with meaningful love for “Get Out,” ”Lady Bird” and “Phantom Thread,” and the history-making nomination of “Mudbound” director of photography Rachel Morrison, who became the first woman to ever be nominated for cinematography.

Forward motion of ‘Maze Runner’ stalls in 3rd entry

This image released by Twentieth Century Fox shows, foreground from left, Dylan O'Brien, Giancarlo Esposito and Rosa Salazar in a scene from "Maze Runner: The Death Cure." (Twentieth Century Fox via AP)

NEW YORK — Moviegoers who come late to the “Maze Runner” franchise, which now numbers three, will doubtless have one very reasonable question: Where, pray tell, are all the mazes I was promised?

Del Toro’s ‘Shape of Water’ lands a leading 13 Oscar nods

FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2017 file photo, Oscar statuettes appear backstage at the Oscars in Los Angeles. Nominations for the 90th Oscars will be announced on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK — Guillermo del Toro’s lavish monster romance “The Shape of Water” fished out a leading 13 nominations, Greta Gerwig became just the fifth woman nominated for best director and “Mudbound” director of photography Rachel Morrison made history as the first woman nominated for best cinematography in nominations announced Tuesday for the 90th annual Academy Awards.

Hemsworth leads solid wartime film in ‘12 Strong’

This image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment shows Chris Hemsworth, center, in a scene from "12 Strong." (David James/Warner Bros. Entertainment via AP)

In the days and months following the Sept. 11 attacks, a small U.S. Special Forces unit led an offensive against the Taliban and Al Qaeda in Afghanistan. They worked in harsh conditions alongside a local warlord and his men, an uneasy alliance at best, and, even with all the technology and money of the U.S. military, executed the successful mission largely on horseback.

Savannah Sipping Society a new venture for ARTI

(Left to right) Lexie French playing Marlafaye Mosley, Joey Rockwood playing Jinx Jenkins, Kelly Cunningham playing Randa Covington, and Barb Weeman playing Dot Haigler perform during a dress rehearsal of “Savannah Sipping Society” at the Actors’ Repertory Theatre of Idaho on January 3. The Savannah Sipping Society runs through Jan. 27. John Roark/ jroark@postregister.com

Hard times tend to bring out different emotions in people. 

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