An Oscar statue is pictured at the press preview for the 91st Academy Awards Governors Ball, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in Los Angeles. The 91st Academy Awards will be held on Sunday, Feb. 24. at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invi
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Charges Dropped Against Alleged Thief of Frances McDormand's Academy Award

The trial for Terry Bryant was to begin Tuesday, but Los Angeles prosecutors said in court that they were unable to proceed with the case against the 58-year-old.
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Oscars Amend a Few Rules But Not For Netflix

The Oscars have tweaked a few rules, but not any that would limit the eligibility of Netflix films at the Academy Awards.
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24 February 2019 - Hollywood, California - Yalitza Aparicio. 91st Annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences held at Hollywood & Highland Center. Photo Credit: AdMedia/Sipa USA

Televisa Draws Heat For 'Brownface' Yalitza Aparicio Parody

A television personality for the Mexican-based Televisa network is facing strong criticism after dressing up in "brownface" and wearing a prosthetic nose to make fun of indigenous Mexican actress Yalitza Aparicio.
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Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali in 'Green Book' (Photo credit: © 2018 Universal Pictures. All Rights Reserved)

In An Upset, 'Green Book' Wins Best Picture at Oscars

The segregation-era road-trip drama "Green Book" was crowned best picture at the 91st Academy Awards on Sunday, handing Hollywood's top award to a film seen as a feel-good throwback by some and ridiculed as an outdated inversion of "Driving Miss Daisy" by others.
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Charlie Wachtel, left, and Spike Lee accept the award for best adapted screenplay for "BlacKkKlansman" at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Spike Lee Wins First Competitive Oscar For 'BlacKkKlansman'

Spike Lee's first-ever competitive Oscar award turned a mostly staid ceremony into a joyful, passionate, and briefly profane one…
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Chadwick Boseman and Florence Kasumba in "Black Panther"

'Black Panther' Makes Oscar History Twice For Diversity

Ruth E. Carter and Hannah Beachler became the first African-Americans to win in their respective categories…
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Daniel Craig, left, presents Mahershala Ali with the award for best performance by an actor in a supporting role for "Green Book" at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Mahershala Ali Takes Supporting Actor Oscar For 'Green Book'

Mahershala Ali triumphantly wrapped up this year's award season by winning the best supporting actor trophy at the Academy Awards on Sunday, adding an Oscar to his collection of trophies for his role as a concert pianist in the interracial road trip movie "Green Book."
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Regina King poses with the award for best performance by an actress in a supporting role for "If Beale Street Could Talk" in the press room at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Regina King Wins Oscar For 'If Beale Street Could Talk'

King Oscars honor was a final flourish to a run of victories including a Golden Globe trophy, Independent Spirit award and numerous honors from film critics' groups.
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Brie Larson and Samuel L. Jackson appear during rehearsals for the 91st Academy Awards in Los Angeles on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

Oscars: Stars and Stand-Ins Rehearse For The Big Show

Most people, celebrities included, are wearing jeans and sneakers, and in Brie Larson's case, a backpack, to practice presenting awards Saturday.
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Regina King, winner of the award for best supporting female, left, and Barry Jenkins, winner of best director and best feature, all for "If Beale Street Could Talk," pose in the press room at the 34th Film Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2

'Beale Street' Tops Spirit Awards, Close Wins Best Actress

Two years after his "Moonlight" triumphed on the eve of the Oscars, Barry Jenkins' adaptation of the James Baldwin novel "If Beale Street Could Talk" on Saturday topped the 34th Film Independent Spirit Awards, winning best film, best director and best supporting female for Regina King.
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