Oscars

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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Viggo Mortensen, from left, Linda Cardellini, Dimiter Marinov and Mahershala Ali accept the award for best picture for "Green Book" at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.
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February 25, 2019 - 4:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The decision to hand the best film Oscar to "Green Book" continued to be debated Monday, long after the last Champagne glass had finally been emptied. Rarely in Oscar history, after all, has a winning movie prompted a noted guest in the audience, who had just won his first...
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Penn philosophy, politics and economics major Claire Sliney was the executive producer of "Period. End Of Sentence."
Courtesy of Eric Sucar, University of Pennsylvania Communications
Steve Tawa
February 25, 2019 - 3:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One of the Oscar winners still has to hit the books after she recovers from the excitement of attending the Academy Awards in Los Angeles. While she's from North Hollywood, she's also a sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania. The group of female filmmakers behind...
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Andrew Kramer
February 24, 2019 - 11:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Weren't able to make it to Los Angeles for the Academy Awards? No problem. The Philadelphia Film Center (formally the Prince Theater) hosted an Oscars watch party Sunday night that had all the Hollywood feels. The red carpet has been rolled out here at the @...
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February 24, 2019 - 10:19 pm
By Brian Lowry (CNN) -- The Oscars compensated for a host-free ceremony with a night of historic firsts, moving briskly through the opening awards -- part of a concerted effort to shorten the run time -- in a night marked by greater inclusiveness and which spread the wealth among the nominees...
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February 24, 2019 - 8:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Regina King brought Old Hollywood alive on the Oscar red carpet Sunday in a romantic white gown with a touch of sparkle and a long train, while Constance Wu in sunshine yellow and Emilia Clarke in lavender looked every bit young ingenues. King, nominated for "If Beale Street Could...
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February 24, 2019 - 5:00 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A winter of discontent for the Academy Awards will culminate Sunday in an Oscar ceremony that may lack a host but isn't missing intrigue. The run-up to the 91st Academy Awards has been a series of missteps and backtracks by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. A new...
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Serena Williams appears during rehearsals for the 91st Academy Awards in Los Angeles on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019.
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February 24, 2019 - 10:12 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It is decidedly casual inside the Dolby Theatre the day before the Oscars. Most people, celebrities included, are wearing jeans and sneakers, and in Brie Larson's case, a backpack, to practice presenting awards Saturday. Walking out with Javier Bardem, Angela Bassett looked...
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The Academy said on Monday that Queen, the band at the center of best picture nominee "Bohemian Rhapsody," is set to perform on the host-less telecast.
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February 18, 2019 - 10:32 pm
By Sandra Gonzalez, CNN (CNN) -- Less than one week until the Oscars, The Academy is still beefing up its list of performers, and its latest addition, they hope, will rock you. The Academy said on Monday that Queen, the band at the center of best picture nominee "Bohemian Rhapsody," is set to...
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February 15, 2019 - 8:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Bowing to a backlash that had threatened to engulf an already blunder-plagued Academy Awards, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Friday reversed its decision to present four awards during the commercial breaks of this year's Oscar broadcast. All 24 categories will be...
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