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Polanski sex assault case: victim wants a swift end

Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski, who in 1978, fled to France before he was due to receive sentencing for the crime of unlawful sex with a 13-year-old minor,...

OSCARS 2017: Complete list of Winners

OSCARS 2017: Complete list of Winners

The 89th Academy Awards ceremony took place on February 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles. Music drama, La La Land, won the most awards at the...

Black actors triumph at very political Oscars

Black actors triumph at very political Oscars

Two black film stars took the early acting honours at the 89th Oscars on Sunday, which began with a salvo of jokes by host Jimmy Kimmel targeting US President Donald...

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Veteran, Jackie Chan, gets Honorary Academy award

Action movie star Jackie Chan is to be given an honorary Academy Award for his “extraordinary achievements” in film. Chan, 62, has starred in dozens of...

This is how it went down at the 2016 Oscars

Leonardo DiCaprio has finally won his first Oscar for survival epic The Revenant, after six nominations. He was named best actor at the 88th Academy Awards, with Brie...

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How much does it cost to win an Oscar?

Film studios spend millions of dollars each year campaigning to get their movies in the minds of the 6,000 or so Oscar voters, hoping to win their acclaim. But does it...

Jamie Foxx on #OscarsSoWhite: I don’t even trip about that.

Jamie Foxx has asked  black actors  not be focused on #OscarsSoWhite, but rather act better. Speaking at the American Black Film Festival Awards on Sunday (Feb. 21),...

7 Predictions About The 2016 Oscars That Will Make You Ponder The Race Issue

The announcement of this year’s Oscars nominations set it off harder than Latifah and Vivica in that ’96 throwback. We’ve seen the memes. We’ve witnessed the...

Oscars To Put an End To long Acceptance Speeches

One of the most looked-forward-to Academy Awards night traditions is the acceptance speech. It’s a glorious chance to drop for some push-ups, drop an...

Oscars: Whoopi Goldberg And Kevin Hart To Present

Some might deem this a start in the right direction, while others may perceive it as small pickings. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced a diverse...