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25 Dec
The German World War I epic, co-produced by Netflix, has made it onto the Oscar shortlist, but one final hurdle remains to be cleared.
25 Aug
A strong statement against war: Germany's candidate for the best international feature film Academy Award is Edward Berger's new adaptation of Erich Maria Remarque's classic anti-war drama.
10 Apr 2022
The US actor has been barred from attending the glamorous Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles for 10 years after hitting comedian Chris Rock.
28 Mar 2022
We take a look at how the press is reacting to Will Smith slapping comedian Chris Rock live on television at the Academy Awards. We also delve into newspapers’ reactions to Joe Biden's comment that Vladimir Putin "cannot remain in power". Plus, with less than two weeks to go until the French presidential election, we discuss how voter apathy could shift the outcome of the first round.
27 Mar 2022
Speaking to CNN, actor Sean Penn said the Ukrainian president should be invited to speak about the war at the Academy Awards and it would be "obscene" if Hollywood did not oblige.
16 Mar 2022
Many movies have had the honor of winning Academy Awards over the years, however, some movies have won more than others. These five moves have won the most Oscars of all time.
16 Feb 2022
Comic actors Amy Schumer, Regina Hall and Wanda Sykes will host the Academy Awards ceremony in March, Hollywood publication Variety and other media outlets reported on Monday.
26 Apr 2021
"Nomadland," the story of van dwellers in America, won the best picture Oscar and two other Academy Awards on a triumphant night for women, as well as several historic firsts for diversity.
3 Apr 2021
Local TV has decided against showing the Academy Awards, a regular fixture on Hong Kong screens since 1969. Content concerns mean Hollywood's top awards may also not be seen on mainland China.
15 Feb 2020
Oscars, filmmaker Taika Waititi aired the struggles he's had with Apple's MacBook butterfly keyboards and called on the firm to sort out the issue.
10 Feb 2020
Antonio Banderas starring in 'Pain and Glory' says "something is changing," in Hollywood, which is under scrutiny this awards season for its lack of diversity.
10 Feb 2020
Laura Dern, Antonio Banderas and Sam Mendes among the Hollywood actors and Oscars nominees walking the red carpet moments ahead of the 92nd Academy Awards.

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