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Tag Archives: Oscar

Moore finishes his 2003 Oscar speech

Politics dominates Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards Days after the White House press secretary shared doctored footage to justify restricting a journalist’s access, the annual Critics’ …

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Mexicans hail Oscars as sign of cultural sway despite Trump – Del Toro celebrates his immigrant heritage

MEXICO CITY, March 6, (RTRS): Mexican director Guillermo del Toro’s Oscars triumph and a win by animated film “Coco” were hailed by Mexicans on Monday …

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‘Pak toughest woman’ tale in Oscar race – Armenia’s Oscars submission imagines a world without war

QAZI AHMED, Pakistan, Nov 25, (Agencies): As 200 armed men surrounded their house on a hot August night in 2005, Nazo Dharejo and her sisters …

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Academy troubled by possible visa ban of Oscar nominee – Bollywood director attacked on set by protesters

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif, Jan 29, (Agencies): The motion picture academy calls “extremely troubling,” the possible visa ban of Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, whose feature film …

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Oscar odds stacked against docus – Streep on her constant search ‘to create myself’

LOS ANGELES, Jan 7, (RTRS): In the nearly 75 years since the Oscars began awarding a documentary feature, no non-fiction filmmaker has ever been nominated …

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Jackie Chan ‘finally’ wins Oscar – Hollywood worries about Trump

LOS ANGELES, Nov 13, (Agencies): When Jackie Chan saw an Oscar at Sylvester Stallone’s house 23 years ago, he said that was the moment he …

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‘Be the movie heroes of real life’ – Spielberg encourages Harvard graduates

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, May 27, (AP): In a world full of villains, Harvard University graduates must become the heroes, filmmaker Steven Spielberg told the 2016 class …

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Oscars jab reveals deeper diversity woes – Asian-American skit sparks outcry

LOS ANGELES, March 6, (AP): TV’s “Fresh Off the Boat” creator Nahnatchka Khan was reveling in Oscar host Chris Rock’s deft comedic assault on white-fixated …

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Fantasy, imagination, craft inform Oscar worthy costumes – Oscar win can give career a boost

LOS ANGELES, Feb 27, (AP): On Sunday, Leonardo DiCaprio and Alicia Vikander are expected to win Academy Awards. On Monday, DiCaprio’s career might not look …

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Diversity plays role in Oscars, but not the lead – Issue dominates buzz, threatening to overwhelm industry’s biggest night

LOS ANGELES, Feb 26, (AP): Sunday’s Academy Awards promise a three-way race for best picture, performances by Lady Gaga, Sam Smith and the Weeknd, and …

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