Oscars

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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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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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Kevin Hart
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January 04, 2019 - 11:25 am
By Madeline Holcombe, CNN (CNN) -- Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres is campaigning hard for Kevin Hart to take back his spot hosting this year's Oscars. Kevin Hart stepped down from hosting last month after tweets from 2009-2011 resurfaced with derogatory language referring to gay people and...
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Yalitza Aparicio, center, in a scene from the film "Roma," by filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron. On The film was nominated for a Golden Globe award for best foreign language film.
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December 10, 2018 - 7:14 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Film Critics Association on Sunday named Alfonso Cuaron's deeply personal drama "Roma" best film of the year, adding to the acclaimed film's steadily mounting honors. Cuaron's black-and-white film, a Netflix release, has been cleaning up many of the top prizes of...
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FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2017 file photo, Kevin Hart arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" in Los Angeles.
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December 09, 2018 - 3:04 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The "most thankless job in town" just got even more difficult. The Oscars have a longstanding host problem, but Kevin Hart's swift downfall over old anti-gay tweets has led to bigger questions about the gig and the liability of social media histories. It's just the latest...
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FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2017 file photo, Kevin Hart arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" in Los Angeles.
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December 04, 2018 - 9:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Just two days after being named host of the Academy Awards, Kevin Hart stepped down following an outcry over past homophobic tweets by the comedian. Capping a swift and dramatic fallout, Hart wrote on Twitter just after midnight Friday that he was withdrawing as Oscars host because...
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Bradley Cooper, left, and Lady Gaga in a scene from the latest reboot of the film "A Star is Born."
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September 11, 2018 - 9:24 pm
By Sandra Gonzalez (CNN) -- Between the glowing early critical reception for Bradley Cooper's "A Star Is Born" and the cast's endearing and emotional press rounds on the film festival circuit, a narrative primed for Oscars glory is already being written. Variety called the film starring Lady Gaga...
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