Academy Awards

Johnny Lopez
April 29, 2020 - 8:30 am
The Oscars are changing the rules in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Typically, a film needs to have a seven-day theatrical run in a commercial movie theater in Los Angeles for it to be eligible for Academy Awards consideration.
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Bong Joon Ho, right, reacts as he is presented with the award for best picture for "Parasite" from presenter Jane Fonda at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.
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AP News
February 10, 2020 - 6:37 am
In a milestone win that instantly expanded the Oscars' horizons, Bong Joon Ho's masterfully devious class satire "Parasite" became the first non-English language film to win best picture in the 92-year history of the Academy Awards. Read about all the winners here.
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Oscar statues stand off of Hollywood Boulevard in preparation for the 92nd Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.
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AP News
February 09, 2020 - 11:28 am
The Oscars are here, already. Read more here.
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Director Greta Gerwig and star Saoirse Ronan attend the American Cinematheque Screening Q&A Of Columbia Pictures' "Little Women" at the Egyptian Theatre on January 03, 2020 in Hollywood.
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Kim Glovas
February 09, 2020 - 4:30 am
With the Academy Awards on the agenda, many people will be watching to see if their favorite movies won. But a local professor spoke about the dearth of female directors who will be honored. Read more here.
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Greta Gerwig, left, and Laura Dern attend the 92nd Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon at the Loews Hotel on Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, in Los Angeles.
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AP News
February 06, 2020 - 9:18 am
Fashioin designer Diane von Furstenberg and film academy CEO Dawn Hudson said a record 67 nominations went to women this year, which Hudson called representative of a trend in the academy that has long tilted heavily male. Read more here.
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Cynthia Erivo as Harriet Tubman in a scene from "Harriet"
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AP News
February 04, 2020 - 12:00 pm
According to new research, more of 2019's top movies featured minority or female lead characters than ever recorded before. Read more here.
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This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Joaquin Phoenix in a scene from "Joker."
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AP News
January 13, 2020 - 5:28 pm
Female filmmakers were shut out, “Parasite” made history and “Joker” edged out “The Irishman," “1917” and “Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood” in Monday's Oscar nominations. Read more here.
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Marvel Studios' "Avengers: Endgame" stars Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr. and Scarlett Johansson at the Hand And Footprint Ceremony at the TCL Chinese Theatre on April 23, 2019 in Hollywood, California.
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CNN
October 09, 2019 - 12:57 pm
Robert Downey Jr. has said thanks, but no thanks to an Oscar nomination campaign for his performance in "Avengers: Endgame." Downey, who plays Tony Stark/Iron Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, spoke with Howard Stern this week about the film.
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In this Feb. 4, 2019, file photo, an Oscar statue appears at the 91st Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon in Beverly Hills, Calif.
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August 08, 2019 - 10:08 am
By Lindsey Bahr, AP Film Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — The new president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has been on the job for less than a day, but already has more than enough on his plate. Casting director David Rubin has ascended to the post as the head of the organization that...
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Steven Spielberg poses at the 2019 "An Unforgettable Evening" benefiting the Women's Cancer Research Fund, at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
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March 04, 2019 - 12:01 pm
By Lindsey Bahr, AP Film Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Steven Spielberg speaks about the business of Hollywood, everyone generally listens and few dissent. But reports that he intends to support rule changes that could block Netflix from Oscars-eligibility have provoked a heated, and unwieldy,...
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