Oscars

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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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."
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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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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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An Oscar statue appears at the 91st Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon
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February 12, 2019 - 3:34 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Perhaps you weren't sure — or didn't care — if Gisele Bundchen's husband and the New England Patriots won the Super Bowl this month. But you know why "The Favourite" is a favorite to win an Oscar for best costume design and you're willing to bet on Lady Gaga snagging some hardware...
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Angela Bassett, left, and Chadwick Boseman, nominated for outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture, introduce a clip from their film "Black Panther" at the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall in L.A.
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February 11, 2019 - 12:09 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Who needs a host when Wakanda is coming to the Academy Awards? "Black Panther" stars Chadwick Boseman and Angela Bassett have been added to the starry list of presenters for the 91st Oscars. Producer Donna Gigliotti and co-producer and director Glenn Weiss on Monday announced a...
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In this handout provided by A.M.P.A.S., Oscar Statues at the 90th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California.
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January 22, 2019 - 8:19 am
UPDATED: 9:04 a.m. By Lisa Respers France, CNN (CNN) -- The nominees for the 91st Academy Awards were revealed Tuesday morning. "Roma," a Netflix film that looks back at director Alfonso Cuaron's youth in Mexico, led with ten nominations. Without a clear frontrunner for best picture among popular...
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Kevin Hart
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January 09, 2019 - 11:52 am
By Chloe Melas (CNN) — It's official: Kevin Hart will not host this year's Oscars. The comedian and actor appeared on "Good Morning America" Wednesday and told host Michael Strahan "no" when asked if he will helm the Academy Awards on Feb. 24. Hart stepped down Dec. 7 from hosting the Oscars — just...
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