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Tweeting accountant blamed for Oscars blunder

One of the two PricewaterhouseCoopers accountants who were in charge of Academy Awards procedure has been blamed for the Best Picture blunder, because he was reportedly posting backstage photos of the

One of the two PricewaterhouseCoopers accountants who were in charge of Academy Awards procedure has been blamed for the Best Picture blunder, because he was reportedly posting backstage photos of the

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Iran proud of "The Salesman" and its Oscar triumph

The film was already a hit in Iran, breaking all box office records since it came out six months ago. But opinion is divided. Does the Oscar reward the political message - or a straightforward work of

The film was already a hit in Iran, breaking all box office records since it came out six months ago. But opinion is divided. Does the Oscar reward the political message - or a straightforward work of

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Oscars farce in pictures and social media reactions

Members of the Academy, the stars in the room, and the public watching at home were all shocked when it emerged that the most prestigious award of last night’s Oscars, for Best Picture, had been given

Members of the Academy, the stars in the room, and the public watching at home were all shocked when it emerged that the most prestigious award of last night’s Oscars, for Best Picture, had been given

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'Moonlight' shines after 'La La Land' mix-up

Hollywood’s biggest bash of the year – the Oscars was marked by what one actress called the ‘craziest Oscar moment of all time,’ as ‘La La Land’ was mistakenly announced as Best…

Hollywood’s biggest bash of the year – the Oscars was marked by what one actress called the ‘craziest Oscar moment of all time,’ as ‘La La Land’ was mistakenly announced as Best…

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Five Oscars 2017 talking points

Humility is alive and well… The talking point on everybody’s lips was one of the biggest mistakes in the history of the Oscars, which saw the best film award wrongly given to La La…

Humility is alive and well… The talking point on everybody’s lips was one of the biggest mistakes in the history of the Oscars, which saw the best film award wrongly given to La La…

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Now, the award for Best Actor goes to...

As if there was any doubt, ‘La La Land’ proves Ryan Gosling’s got the looks, the majestic moves and a velvety voice in bundles.

As if there was any doubt, ‘La La Land’ proves Ryan Gosling’s got the looks, the majestic moves and a velvety voice in bundles.

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And the Oscar for Best Foreign Language film goes to....

There are several European movies in the running for the Best Foreign film Oscar this year but the hot favourite for the award is Asghar Farhadi’s ‘The…

There are several European movies in the running for the Best Foreign film Oscar this year but the hot favourite for the award is Asghar Farhadi’s ‘The…

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And the nominees for Best Picture are....

On Sunday, the American film industry celebrates the 89th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

On Sunday, the American film industry celebrates the 89th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

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Iranian actress to boycott Oscars over Trump's 'racist' Muslim ban

The star of an Iranian film nominated for an Oscar has said she will boycott next month’s Academy Awards ceremony in Hollywood in protest at US President Trump’s proposed ban on immigrants from severa

The star of an Iranian film nominated for an Oscar has said she will boycott next month’s Academy Awards ceremony in Hollywood in protest at US President Trump’s proposed ban on immigrants from severa

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Oscars respond to “so white” criticism

Last year the Academy were lambasted for ignoring black and ethnic minority talent. So how does 2017 compare?

Last year the Academy were lambasted for ignoring black and ethnic minority talent. So how does 2017 compare?

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The hot-runners in the race for Europe's top cinema awards

Valerie Bruni Tedeschi is among the nominees for Best Actress in the European Film Awards for her performance in the movie “Like Crazy".

Valerie Bruni Tedeschi is among the nominees for Best Actress in the European Film Awards for her performance in the movie “Like Crazy".

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Governors Awards celebrate Hollywood veterans

The creme de la creme of Hollywood was out for the 8th Annual Governors Awards, the so-called “honorary Oscars” handed out in recognition of lifetime achievement within the film…

The creme de la creme of Hollywood was out for the 8th Annual Governors Awards, the so-called “honorary Oscars” handed out in recognition of lifetime achievement within the film…

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Iconic film director Andrzej Wajda dies

The Polish director's films are seen as reflecting Poland's turbulent history, manoeuvring between a repressive communist government and an audience yearning for freedom.

The Polish director's films are seen as reflecting Poland's turbulent history, manoeuvring between a repressive communist government and an audience yearning for freedom.

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'Clash': Egyptian nail-biter is Egypt's Oscar entry

A hit in Cannes where it opened the ‘Un Certain Regard’ section, ‘Clash’ by Mohamed Diab has been selected as Egypt’s entry to the Oscars.

A hit in Cannes where it opened the ‘Un Certain Regard’ section, ‘Clash’ by Mohamed Diab has been selected as Egypt’s entry to the Oscars.

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"L.A. Confidential" director Curtis Hanson found dead

Movie director Curtis Hanson, who won an Oscar for “LA Confidential”, was found dead in his California home on Tuesday (September 20), the Los Angeles Police Department…

Movie director Curtis Hanson, who won an Oscar for “LA Confidential”, was found dead in his California home on Tuesday (September 20), the Los Angeles Police Department…

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Oscars invites record number of members in effort to push diversity

Following an outcry over a lack of diversity, the organisers of the Oscars have invited a record number of new members to vote in next year’s Academy Awards.

Following an outcry over a lack of diversity, the organisers of the Oscars have invited a record number of new members to vote in next year’s Academy Awards.

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The world says goodbye to memes mocking Leonardo DiCaprio

For years, people have poked fun at Leonardo DiCaprio and his bad luck when it comes to the Oscars. Until 2016 the actor had been nominated three

For years, people have poked fun at Leonardo DiCaprio and his bad luck when it comes to the Oscars. Until 2016 the actor had been nominated three