How ‘M for Malaysia’ Filmmakers Mixed the Political With the Very Personal in Campaign Doc

Mahathir Mohamad (Roussille’s grandfather), a veteran politician who unexpectedly toppled the...

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Diane Warren, ‘The Susan Lucci of the Oscars,’ Is Back in the Race Again

A version of this story about Diane Warren and “Breakthrough” first appeared in The Race Begins...

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Lynette Howell Taylor and Stephanie Allain to Produce 2020 Oscars Ceremony

The Academy has set its producers for the 92nd Annual Oscars ceremony, producers Lynette Howell...

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Jennifer Lopez, Adam Sandler and Renee Zellweger score Spirit Awards nominations

Jennifer Lopez scored a nomination for "Hustlers" Thursday as nominations for the pre-Oscars...

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Kevin Hart's New Netflix Series Will Tackle Oscars Controversy

Hart was at the center of a media firestorm as he dealt with the controversy surrounding old jokes...

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The Independent Spirit Awards Nominations Are No Longer Oscar Copycats

For years, the Film Independent Spirit Awards seemed content to parrot the Oscars as it awarded Best...

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What the Independent Spirit Award nominations mean for the Oscars

Check out last week’s deep dive, and be sure to read through our Oscar predictions. The Independent...

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China boycott boosts ‘Oscars’ of Chinese-language cinema

Taipei, Taiwan – The leading lights of the Chinese-language film industry will take to the stage in...

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Clint Eastwood’s ‘Richard Jewell’ Auditions for the Oscars at AFI Fest Premiere

As soon as the film ended, a handful of pundits and fans hit Twitter to declare that “Richard...

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Are Women Directors on the Verge of an Oscar Breakthrough?

This story on Mati Diop, Antoneta Kastrati and the female directors in the Oscars’ Best...

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Women directed so many of this year's best movies. Will Oscar voters pay attention?

Campion offered a brief history of female directors and the Oscars (“more of a haiku, really,” she said), and then slowly counted by tens the< ...

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‘Just Mercy’ Aims to Continue Oscar’s Love Affair With Legal Eagles

Hollywood and the Oscars have a long history of legal dramas, from the 1931 “A Free Soul” (lead...

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From Nollywood to Netflix: Genevieve Nnaji's rise

Nigerian star and film director Genevieve Nnaji has already shown that she is a force to be reckoned with, so the disqualification of her Netflix film...

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Cats Will Be Eligible for the Golden Globes, But What About Oscars?

Because of its December 20, 2019 release date, Cats will be available for the Hollywood Foreign...

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Who got Best Picture right through the years: the Oscars or the Independent Spirit Awards?

Over the years, as Oscar voters have acclimated to low-budget moviemaking, the line has blurred a...

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Why Vocal Performances in Animated Films Deserve Their Own Oscars Category

Given all the praise heaped on Billy Eichner’s performance this year as the wisecracking meerkat...

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‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ Announces New Release Plan With Hypnotic Teaser — Exclusive

After missing out as France’s entry for the country’s Best International Film berth at this year’s ...

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ABC Midseason Schedule Plots ‘American Idol’ Return, Conclusion of ‘How to Get Away With Murder’

Time'Previously announced dates include “Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time” starting Jan. 7, “The...

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Academy Stumbles Again With Another Oscars International Disqualification, This Time Austria

The Academy has bumbled its way into another snafu in the Oscars’ Best International Feature Film...

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Best Red Carpet Shoe Styles at the FNAAs Over the Years

The FN Achievement Awards is often referred to as the Oscars of Shoes, so it’s no surprise that...

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Ricky Gervais Back As Golden Globes Host For Fifth & “Very Last Time”

While the Oscars and the Emmys went hostless this year, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s...

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Nigeria's 'Lionheart' Controversy Begs Question: What Is an International Feature at the Oscars?

On Monday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences disqualified Nigeria's entry for the best...

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Academy Criticized For Disqualifying Nigerian Film Entry For Its English Dialogue

The organization behind the Oscars requires that films in its International Feature category have...

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Oscars: Why the Animation Race Is the Most Competitive in Years

It's a perfect storm, with three giant franchises — from Disney, Pixar and DreamWorks — all...

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Oscars under fire for banning Nigerian film in international category

Nigeria's Lionheart was disqualified from the Best International Feature Film category for the ...

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Opinion | Disqualifying "Lionheart" from the Oscars ignores colonialism's impact

Arts and Sciences announced their devastating decision to disqualify Nigeria's entry in the best...

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Oscars Documentary Race Welcomes 159 Films, From ‘Apollo 11’ to ‘The Apollo’

All of the films are now available to members of the Documentary Branch to stream on the Academy's...

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Nigeria's 'Lionheart' disqualification is bigger than the Oscars

Acquired by Netflix last year, it was also the company's first original produced in the country, and...

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