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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

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"This will be the last night of an all-white Oscars”

Civil rights campaigner Al Sharpton last night delivered an ultimatum to the movie industry, demanding a more diverse nomination list for the 2017

Civil rights campaigner Al Sharpton last night delivered an ultimatum to the movie industry, demanding a more diverse nomination list for the 2017

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DiCaprio gets a silver Oscar in Siberia

More than 140 women in the town of Yakutia gave their silver jewelry to be melted down into an "Oscar for Leo."

More than 140 women in the town of Yakutia gave their silver jewelry to be melted down into an "Oscar for Leo."

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Oscar Academy makes reforms amid diversity row

Faced with big name boycotts over a lack of diversity in nominations, the Academy behind the Oscars has pledged to double its membership of women and

Faced with big name boycotts over a lack of diversity in nominations, the Academy behind the Oscars has pledged to double its membership of women and

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How much is an Oscar nomination worth?

With the ink yet to dry on this year’s Oscar nominations, we take a look at the financial boost official recognition gives a film. We’ve used the

With the ink yet to dry on this year’s Oscar nominations, we take a look at the financial boost official recognition gives a film. We’ve used the

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'Embrace of the Serpent': Colombia's soulful Oscar entry

‘Embrace of the Serpent’ takes us to the heart of darkness in the Amazon. Directed by Colombian filmmaker Ciro Guerra, it features a shaman in the

‘Embrace of the Serpent’ takes us to the heart of darkness in the Amazon. Directed by Colombian filmmaker Ciro Guerra, it features a shaman in the

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Kosovo bags first ever Oscar nomination with short 'Shok'

Best Live Action Short Film is one of those Oscar categories which offers new talents a chance. Among this year’s five contenders is the short drama

Best Live Action Short Film is one of those Oscar categories which offers new talents a chance. Among this year’s five contenders is the short drama

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Director Spike Lee calls for boycott of "White Oscar Awards"

American director Spike Lee has vowed to boycott next month’s Academy Awards ceremony because of the mostly white actors among the Oscar nominees

American director Spike Lee has vowed to boycott next month’s Academy Awards ceremony because of the mostly white actors among the Oscar nominees

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The Revenant picks up 12 Oscar nominations

The Revenant led the way for the 2016 Oscars with 12 nominations while Mad Max, Fury Road scored 10. The two films will battle it out for the Best

The Revenant led the way for the 2016 Oscars with 12 nominations while Mad Max, Fury Road scored 10. The two films will battle it out for the Best

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Should Golden Globe winners prepare their Oscar speech?

It is said that the Golden Globe Awards predict who will probably win at the Oscars. We looked at the four most “important” categories to see what

It is said that the Golden Globe Awards predict who will probably win at the Oscars. We looked at the four most “important” categories to see what

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Oscars 2016 - nominations

Follow #euronews tweets on the Oscars 2016 nominations: Nominations for #Oscars2016 best supporting actor: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, MArk Ruffalo

Follow #euronews tweets on the Oscars 2016 nominations: Nominations for #Oscars2016 best supporting actor: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, MArk Ruffalo

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Finnish movie 'The Fencer' tells tale of 1950s Estonia

Set in Estonia in the 1950s, ‘The Fencer’ is the Finnish contender for an Oscar nomination in the Foreign Film category and it has already received a

Set in Estonia in the 1950s, ‘The Fencer’ is the Finnish contender for an Oscar nomination in the Foreign Film category and it has already received a

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Establishment triumphs at the European Film Awards

The great and the good of the European film industry flocked to Berlin for the 28th European Film Awards. As well as a celebration of the continents

The great and the good of the European film industry flocked to Berlin for the 28th European Film Awards. As well as a celebration of the continents

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'Youth' scoops three gongs at European Film Awards in Berlin

Comedy drama “Youth” has triumphed at the European Film Awards in Berlin. It scooped three gongs – best movie, best director and Britain’s Michael

Comedy drama “Youth” has triumphed at the European Film Awards in Berlin. It scooped three gongs – best movie, best director and Britain’s Michael

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LUX prize awarded to for Deniz Gamze Erguven's "Mustang"

Another award for Deniz Gamze Erguven’s “Mustang” one of this year’s film sensations. The French-Turkish-German co-production has been awarded the

Another award for Deniz Gamze Erguven’s “Mustang” one of this year’s film sensations. The French-Turkish-German co-production has been awarded the

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British short 'The Bigger Picture' wins Cartoon d'Or

British animated short film ‘The Bigger Picture’ by Daisy Jacobs has won the Cartoon d’Or, a pan-European award for animation short films. Daisy

British animated short film ‘The Bigger Picture’ by Daisy Jacobs has won the Cartoon d’Or, a pan-European award for animation short films. Daisy

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Top animators collaborate on Kahlil Gibran's 'The Prophet'

The animated film Kahlil Gibran’s ‘The Prophet’ has premiered in the United States. The film is based on the 1920s bestseller written by Lebanese

The animated film Kahlil Gibran’s ‘The Prophet’ has premiered in the United States. The film is based on the 1920s bestseller written by Lebanese

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Oscar-winning doc 'Citizenfour' chronicles Edward Snowden's

'Citizenfour' chronicles Edward Snowden's exchanges with journalists in a Hong Kong hotel room as he reveals the scale of the US government's spying programme at home and abroad.

'Citizenfour' chronicles Edward Snowden's exchanges with journalists in a Hong Kong hotel room as he reveals the scale of the US government's spying programme at home and abroad.

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The Oscars brick by brick and Samsung's not-so-secret secret

The Oscars brick by brick and Samsung’s not-so-secret secret Who really won the Oscars and what is commoditization? There were more Oscars than

The Oscars brick by brick and Samsung’s not-so-secret secret Who really won the Oscars and what is commoditization? There were more Oscars than