Sunday, January 25, 2015
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Salma Hayek leads Saint Laurent menswear finale

Fashion royalty Salma Hayek — the Academy Award-nominated wife of the luxury heir François-Henri Pinault — led the front row pack at Saint Laurent, the highlight of the Paris menswear shows on Sunday.

Joining her were actor Will Peltz and, nearby, Vogue magazine editor Anna Wintour, who nursed her jetlag in shades, having just arrived in the French capital.

Sundance Watch: 'Cobain' premieres, women talk Hollywood

The Associated Press is all over the Sundance Film Festival, from its premieres to the Hollywood glitz. Here's what they've seen and heard:

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Arquette, Simmons take supporting honors at SAG Awards

Oscar favorites Patricia Arquette and J.K. Simmons confirmed their front-runner status at the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, taking supporting acting honors in a ceremony that often serves as kind of a preview to the Academy Awards.

Accepting the award for best supporting actor for his performance as a domineering jazz teacher in "Whiplash," Simmons thanked all 49 actors who appear in the film.

Sundance Watch: Quinto and Franco's easy chemistry

In "I Am Michael," a drama based on Benoit Denizet-Lewis's 2011 New York Times article "My Ex-Gay Friend," James Franco plays the part of Michael Glatze, the ex-gay friend in question.

The film, which premiered Saturday at the Sundance Film Festival, is a sensitive, complicated and provocative story about a prominent gay activist who, in just a few years, denounces his homosexuality.

Sundance Quick Quote: Redford's thoughts on marketers

"Once (Sundance) started to click and move, ... more and more people came. Pretty soon, I could see that it was becoming, for a lot of people, the place to be at this time and that brought in all ...the ambush marketers who couldn't care less about film, who couldn't care less about Sundance. What was upsetting to me at a certain point was the media — the outside media was beginning to look at the festival and they assumed we were selling out because all these marketers were there which had nothing to do with us. ... You can't get rid of them and that's OK, but as long as we can maintain who we are and have that come through it's all that matters to me."

—Sundance founder Robert Redford on brands that temporarily set up shop in Park City during the festival

Courtney Love, Frances Bean appear together at Sundance

Courtney Love and daughter Frances Bean made a rare public appearance together at the premiere of the documentary, "Cobain: Montage of Heck," at the Sundance Film Festival.

Love, the widow of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, and Frances, their daughter and an executive producer on the film, have had a rocky relationship but presented a united front on the red carpet Friday.

Sundance Quick Quote: Margot Robbie on her career success

"Yeah. I'm still pinching myself. I'm pinching myself I'm here tonight I just - it's all surreal. I don't know why this is all happening but I'm really grateful it is."

—Margot Robbie discussing her career at the premiere of "Z is for Zachariah" at Sundance

Sundance Quick Quote: Chris Pine on once playing 20 roles

"It's a good idea to put out there in the universe that you can do different and varied, kind of sort of things so people don't get tired of you, but I think experientially from the inside it's more fun to do different things, you know? And I got into acting because I think the first play that I did I played 20 parts, so I think my whole concept of what acting was in the beginning was precisely that, getting the opportunity to disappear into multiple, multiple roles."

—Chris Pine at Sundance, on big budget versus independent films

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