AP ShowBiz Minute.

Tributes have been flooding in for America's most famous film critic Roger Ebert, who died Thursday after a recurrence of cancer.

President Obama said that "the movies won't be the same" without him, while Robert Redford called him "one of the great champions of freedom of artistic expression."

Steven Spielberg said that his "passing is virtually the end of an era and now the balcony is closed forever."

Britain's Queen Elizabeth the second has been given an honorary BAFTA for her role supporting the British film industry.

The monarch mingled with Hollywood royalty - including George Lucas, Tom Hooper and Eddie Redmayne - during the event at Windsor Castle.

Kenneth Branagh presented the Queen with her award.

Beyonce and Jay-Z are causing a big stir in Havana.

The couple, who are in Cuba for their fifth wedding anniversary, have been mobbed by fans during their visit and police have had to step in to keep the crowds at bay.

This is Sid Dixon with AP ShowBiz Minute.


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FILE: New York - 27 November, 2007

1. Roger Ebert and his wife, Chaz Hammelsmith

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FILE: Los Angeles, 23 June 2005

2. Hollywood honorary mayor Johnny Grant and Roger Ebert pose for photographers

3. Wide of Roger Ebert posing next to star

4. Ebert poses with thumb up


London, 4 April 2013

5. Close of the Queen

6. Close of BAFTA award on table

7. Wide of director George Lucas shaking hands with Queen Elizabeth II and her husband, Prince Philip

8. Various of the Queen in conversation with Tom Hooper, director of 'Les Miserables' and 'The King's Speech', and actor Eddie Redmayne

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Havana, 4 April 2013

9. Various of Beyonce and Jay-Z walking in Old Havana

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