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Op-Ed: Oscar post-mortem — You win a jet ski (Helen Mirren not included)

The 90th Academy Awards unfolded in a politically charged climate and everyone that took home an Oscar was also given the opportunity to say their piece without interruption.

Hometown mariachis serenade 'monster' Del Toro's Oscars

Guadalajara - Partying to mariachi music, exuberant fans of Mexican director Guillermo del Toro paraded around his native Guadalajara with a giant replica Oscar on Sunday after he won the Academy Awards for best picture and best director.

#MeToo, Dreamers, Trump and Kobe: Key Oscar moments

Los Angeles - The #MeToo movement took a starring role Sunday at the first Oscars since the Harvey Weinstein sexual abuse revelations, with the awards gala often known for frivolity taking a serious turn.

Guillermo del Toro's 'The Shape of Water was the big winner with four Oscars

Los Angeles - Hollywood was sprinkled with stardust Sunday as the film industry's A-listers came out for the Oscars, hosted by late night funnyman Jimmy Kimmel, who opening monologue targeted disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.

'The Shape of Water' triumphs at nail-biting Oscars

Los Angeles - "The Shape of Water" on Sunday won top honors at the Oscars including the coveted best picture statuette, bringing the curtain down on a Hollywood awards season overshadowed by scandal over sexual misconduct in showbiz.

Hollywood braced for best picture photo finish at Oscars

Los Angeles - Hollywood is set for a real-life cliffhanger Sunday at the Oscars -- the race for best picture is coming down to the wire to cap an awards season overshadowed by scandal over sexual misconduct in showbiz.

Mexican directors dazzle abroad — in Mexico, not so much

Mexico - Mexican directors have won trophy cases full of the most prestigious awards in filmmaking over the past several years, but many of the country's most talented creative minds struggle to get their movies shown at home.

Stage set for Oscars to mark year eclipsed by #MeToo

Los Angeles - Hollywood's awards season reaches its glittering climax on Sunday at the Oscars, with fairy tale romance "The Shape of Water" and dark crime comedy "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" neck-and-neck in the race for the major statuettes.

How young Guillermo became monster-mad director Del Toro

Mexico - Long before he was the celebrated director of fantasy romance "The Shape of Water," this year's top Oscar contender with 13 nominations, Guillermo del Toro was fascinated with monsters and the movies.

World's first hand-painted film vies for an Oscar

Gdansk - Vying for an Oscar, "Loving Vincent" is the world's first animated feature film painted by hand -- all 65,000 frames -- in the distinct style of Vincent van Gogh.

Miracle of Dunkirk: one story, two films, 14 Oscar nominations

Los Angeles - With the cream of the British army cornered by a lightning German advance into northern France, Winston Churchill is told they will be lucky to get 30,000 men out alive.

Op-Ed: Oscars 2018 — Predictions, personal picks and random commentary

Yes, I’m aware that we don’t need another column about the Academy Awards. Even if there weren’t much more pressing issues in the world, we already get our fill of obligatory Oscar hype from critics who are actually paid to care about it.

Dafoe holds Oscar flag for heart-melting movie about poor kids

Paris - Willem Dafoe frankly doesn't give a damn if he misses out on a best supporting actor Oscar for a third time next month.

Hollywood set for Oscar noms in the year of #MeToo

Los Angeles - All eyes will be on Hollywood Tuesday as the Oscars nominees are unveiled, with "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" ahead by a nose in an awards season overshadowed by the industry's war on sleaze.

Film about poor kids at Disney's gates is fairy tale hit

Paris - It is already the fairy tale of this year's Oscars race: A little film about homeless children living in the shadow of Walt Disney World in Florida that threatens to turn the tables on the big-budget favourites.

Oscars bid for story of 'Pakistan's toughest woman'

- As 200 armed men surrounded their house on a hot August night in 2005, Nazo Dharejo and her sisters grabbed their Kalashnikov and puny stock of ammunition and climbed to the roof.

Hollywood takes on Trump at Oscars with message of inclusion

Los Angeles - Hollywood seized the global platform of the Oscars to take on Donald Trump, but stars kept the tone light and inclusive after the US president's divisive debut.

'Moonlight' wins best picture as Oscars ends in chaos

Los Angeles - Coming-of-age drama "Moonlight" won the coveted best picture statuette at Sunday's Oscars, but the evening ended in chaos as "La La Land" -- already the winner of six prizes -- was first mistakenly handed the award.

The 89th Academy Awards: fun facts and figures

Los Angeles - Hollywood's elite gathers at the Dolby Theatre for the 89th annual Academy Awards on Sunday to reward the best in acting, writing and filmmaking talent.

Can 'La La Land' waltz away with all the Oscars glory?

Los Angeles - Hollywood will be sprinkled with stardust on Sunday at the Oscars, with dreamy nostalgic musical "La La Land" tipped for glory on the film industry's biggest night.

Five things to watch at this year's Oscars bash

Los Angeles - It's no secret that "La La Land" is the big favorite to earn major Oscars glory on Sunday. But there are other stories sure to unfold on Hollywood's biggest night.Here are five things to watch for:- Clean sweep for 'La La Land'?

'La La Land' set to win big at Oscars

Los Angeles - The Hollywood awards season reaches its glittering climax at the Oscars on Sunday with "La La Land," a starry-eyed love letter to the glamour of Old Hollywood, tipped for glory.

Nominees in main Oscars categories

Los Angeles - Here are the nominees in key categories for the 89th Academy Awards, to be handed out on Sunday in Hollywood:Best picture:"Arrival" "Fences""Hacksaw Ridge""Hell or High Water""Hidden Figures""La La Land""Lion""Manchester by the Sea""Moonlight"Best direc.

'Art has no borders, no color, no creed': Oscars president

Los Angeles - The divisive political climate in America hung over the Oscar nominees luncheon as Academy Awards president Cheryl Boone Isaacs opened the gathering with a call for tolerance and freedom of expression.

Oscar buzz dead, China clips 'Hooligan Sparrow' wings

Bejing - Ye Haiyan, one of China's most prominent women's rights activists, huddled in her unheated apartment on the outskirts of Beijing, waiting to learn if the documentary that propelled her to international fame would receive an Oscar nod.

James Baldwin 'unfiltered' in Oscar-nominated documentary

Paris - Raoul Peck's Oscar-nominated documentary "I Am Not Your Negro" presents the raw, "unfiltered" voice of US civil rights stalwart James Baldwin through his own words, the Haitian filmmaker says.

'La La Land' and black actors score big with Oscar nods

Los Angeles - Romantic showbiz musical "La La Land" topped the Oscars nominations list on Tuesday with a whopping 14 nods, tying an all-time record, as black actors were honored in all acting categories for the first time.

Diverse field of nominees avoids #OscarsSoWhite repeat

Los Angeles - Hollywood appeared to breath a collective sigh of relief on Tuesday as a record number of black actors were nominated for Oscars, averting a repeat of last year's diversity controversy.

Asghar Farhadi on war, peace and writing from the heart

Los Angeles - Asghar Farhadi stepped out into the biting winter Tehran air clutching his Oscar, taken aback by the huge crowd waiting at the airport to crown him Iran's next national hero.

Oscars organizers invite women, minorities in diversity push

Los Angeles - Almost half the 683 people invited this year to join the organization that bestows the Oscars are women and nearly as many people of color, the body announced in a bid to honor its vow to push for more diversity.
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