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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

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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