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Oscars 2018: Guillermo del Toro wins Best Director

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Grigory Rodchenkov, our fearless whistleblower, who now lives in great danger", filmmaker Bryan Fogel said. The best picture category was presented by returning pair Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway. The actor also sent out a special thank you to his mother. I'm sure it's been a long awards season for both of them, just as it was for the Three Billboards stars, Frances McDormand and Sam Rockwell , but I'm sure the destination was worth the journey. Read More »

Take two: Dunaway and Beatty return to scene of Oscars fiasco

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It was so ubiquitous that it got its own oral history on what should have been the one-year anniversary of a film that expertly intertwines race, class, and sexuality going on to earn cinema's most prestigious accolade. And the question remains: Will Ryan Seacrest maintain his spot on the carpet, given the sexual harassment allegations he's fighting? The 90th Academy Awards are underway on Sunday, March 4, 2018 in Los Angeles, California (that's Monday, March 5th here in Australia). Read More »

Allison Janney wins Oscar for playing Tonya Harding's harsh mother

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She recently revealed that she is keen to return to Ramsay Street after admitting that she misses the soap and the cast. Allison Janney took home the trophy for her work in " I, Tonya ". There's no question she looked red hot! "So I'm happy that I have " Mom " -- the people at " Mom " to lift me up and keep me -- keep me going and keep me focused", she said. Read More »

Oscars2018: Sam Rockwell and Allison Janney win Best supporting actor award

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Allison Janney , who is nominated for best supporting actress for her role in I, Tonya , caught the eye in a vivid scarlet Reem Acra gown with long sleeves that draped to the floor. "And that went on for years". Her films include " The Help ", "The Hours", and "Juno". Meanwhile, it was Jennifer Lawrence who brought the sparkle as she stepped out at the red carpet in a metallic Dior gown which she paired with red-carpet curls. Read More »

Did Taraji P. Henson drag Ryan Seacrest on the Oscars red carpet?

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According to The Hollywood Reporter , network chiefs were keen to avoid airing any potential backlash against Ryan as he continues to fight claims he acted inappropriately around a former stylist, and so they added a 30-second delay to the E! Another top film publicist calls the accusation against Seacrest "a bit of a witch hunt", acknowledging too that they were "definitely sympathetic to every woman's horrific experience". Read More »

Who won the jet ski at the Oscars?

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There were some triumphant moments, despite the fact that this year's Oscars saw the fewest female winners since 2012. " Get Out " director Jordan Peele , who also wrote the screenplay, said the film's message was that "we are never done with the conversation about race". Read More »

ParcelHero supports calls for customs union

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And between that and a "free trade area"? In the the whole brouhaha of the British referendum campaign regarding exiting the European Union , back in 2016, it's hard to remember any campaigner ever discussing the customs union and what leaving that might mean. Read More »

Arsenal in worse position than last year, says Wenger

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Wenger has come under fire from the club's fans of late, after losing 3-0 to Man City in two consecutive games. Spurs have a track record of developing youth players, especially under Mauricio Pochettino , and Manchester United will need a replacement for Luke Shaw and Ashley Young after the two of them showed their weaknesses over the last few years. Read More »

Space signals shine light on first stars

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The accepted models for predicting events in the very early universe suggest that when ultraviolet light produced by the first stars interacted with hydrogen gas, it would change how the gas absorbs radiation. Dark matter was first conceptualised in 1977 by scientists who suggested the substance, which is thought to make up roughly 25 per cent of the universe, is responsible for all of the unseen substance in space. Read More »

Police Say Threat Against Lexington High School Isn't Credible

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Kesselring said school authorities at 10:25 a.m. on March 1 were made aware of a social media post containing a picture of a gun and referencing a shooting at Northgate High. "They project that if we don't march out, we want violence in our schools ", said Dan McGee, a student at Billings Senior High. "We appreciate the rapid response of Ontario Police Department as well those students who came forward to report the threat", reads the school release. Read More »

Hollywood prepares for the Academy Awards

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Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water leads the pack with 13 nominations. Emily Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani round out the original screenplay category for penning "The Big Sick". Stunningly shot by Hoyte Van Hoytema, there are certain shots and moments in the film that have such cinematic mastery packed into them, they stay with you long after you have watched the film. Read More »

Greta Gerwig Is Planning Three More Sacramento Movies to Follow 'Lady Bird'

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A handful of this year's most lauded filmmakers have also announced projects that have striking similarities or strong emotional connections to their celebrated 2017 films. In one scene, Lady Bird finds herself holding her former boyfriend, Danny, as he sobs, begging her not to tell anyone he's gay. "Because [ Lady Bird ] was one part of Sacramento". Read More »

How to watch the Oscars on TV and online

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When you think of the biggest Oscar losers - a odd conceit, given that a nomination itself is a huge accomplishment - it's likely that actors Leonardo DiCaprio and Meryl Streep come to mind. McDormand, in a landslide. To Amos, she is deserving for a "hurricane of a performance". As a grieving mother , seething with anger and seeking accountability for her daughter's rape and murder, Mildred exhibits the resolve and fearlessness that can be counted upon in, say, nearly any role ... Read More »

Kylie Jenner shares new photos of 1-month-old daughter Stormi

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Well, congratulations Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott . I've never heard Scott's name prior to all of this speculation beginning. "Love how she's not even focused on her baby only the camera", wrote one Instagram user, with another commenting that "she's holding the baby like a prop". Read More »

Ramaphosa fires Zuma loyalists from cabinet

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Mkhulisi reaffirmed the region's position in welcoming the decision of the ANC NEC to recall Zuma. The SACP congratulates the Ministers and Deputy Ministers the President appointed‚ and thanks former Ministers and Deputy Ministers for their efforts - where these were in the interests of the people rather than private motives. Read More »

UM banking on hot goalie in Big Ten tourney; MSU peaking

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MI is coming off a thrilling overtime win over Iowa yesterday while this will be Nebraska's first game of the tournament. The Wolverines are 10-3-1 since getting swept by Notre Dame in a pair of 2-1 games back on January 5-7. Nebraska defeated Oklahoma, No. 3 Missouri and No. 23 Oklahoma State to win the Big Eight title. In the first 1:40 of the second half, the Wolverines went on an 8-0 run, with all four baskets coming on dunks or layups. Read More »

The Oscar for Best Picture Goes to...Something You Probably Didn't See

Both " Get Out " and " Dunkirk " benefited from being released in February and July a year ago. British screenwriters who don't belong to the American guilds still win Oscars . Sacheen Littlefeather, an Indian activist, appeared onstage in traditional Apache dress in Brando's place but declined the statuette. Fellow Theory of Everything nominee Felicity Jones secured her role in Star Wars spinoff Rogue One two months after the 2015 ceremony, and Room actress Brie Larson landed ... Read More »

Trump to announce on steel, aluminum imports

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Trump's decision to impose punishing tariffs on steel and aluminum imports has escalated tensions with China and other trading partners and raised the prospect of higher prices for American consumers and companies. The country which produces more than half the world's steel gave no immediate official response but there had already been indications it would consider some sort of retaliation. Read More »

Northland educators oppose arming teachers with guns

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And in an interview with Today on Monday, his daughter, Ivanka Trump , who now behaves as some sort of Canal Street Hillary Clinton, says her father's proposal to arm teachers is "not a bad idea" but "an idea that needs to be discussed". Jamie Banton, an English teacher at Campbell County's Rustburg High School, said she would prefer implementation of preventive measures rather than arming teachers, which comes with a price tag school divisions can't afford. Read More »

Overwatch Teases Point to Brigitte Being 27th Hero

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She also has a deployable shield , and though it's only enough to cover herself, it's coupled with a cool charge ability that stuns enemies. She sounds like the ultimate support character from what Blizzard has revealed so far. She also has a shield - a frontal energy barrier that absorbs a limited amount of damage. Landing blows allows Brigitte's passive ability, Inspire , to heal nearby allies over time. Read More »

Academy Awards Are Sunday; Here's What You Need To Know

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Question: What's the biggest thing you learned from hosting last year's show? But for those who worked behind the scenes on the show's production team, that epic snafu wasn't just a insane TV moment. Get Out , historically speaking, seems like the outlier among the top contenders. Keep your eyes (Jordan) peeled . Live 360 red carpet experience. Read More »

Asia extends Wall Street selloff as Trump sparks fears of trade war

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Bush imposed tariffs as high as 30 percent back in 2002, which resulted in a loss of more American jobs in industries that use steel than the number of people employed in the entire United States steel industry at the time", he said . Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, had a less impassioned response to the news. U.S. Steel and AK Steel soared 8% and 11%, respectively. Aerospace giant Boeing lost $12.52, or 3.5 percent, to $349.69. Read More »

What's in this year's Oscar swag bag?

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You get experience when you do something like this. You have Get Out , which everybody saw, so that definitely helps. N@N: How does life change for Oscar nominees and winners? And you know they'll keep the ball rolling at the Oscars 2018 . Read More »

Kristen Wiig Could Play the Villain of Wonder Woman 2

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However, according to Variety's Justin Kroll, director Patty Jenkins handpicked Wiig only after reigning Best Actress Oscar victor Emma Stone passed on the gig. Before she became Cheetah, Dr. Barbara Minerva was an overly ambitious archeologist who'd stop at nothing to obtain an artifact. The character of Cheetah in the comics isn't a comedic character. Read More »

Red Sparrow: Jennifer Lawrence speaks out on nude scene

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Another added: " Jennifer Lawrence is naked in it?" While the '80s Berlin-set " Atomic Blonde " was a violent, colorful, sexy and darkly absurdist film , Russian spy thriller " Red Sparrow ", directed by Francis Lawrence , is epic, methodical and unfortunately plodding, jettisoning thrills for a stultifying moodiness. Read More »

WWE Elimination Chamber 2018: The Results & Highlights You Need to Know

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Further Wrestlemania matches were revealed at Elimination Chamber , including Universal Champion Brock Lesnar vs Roman Reigns after Reigns won the men's Elimination Chamber match in the main event. With her RAW Women's Title in serious jeopardy inside the unforgiving steel structure, can "The Goddess" continue her reign atop the RAW Women's Division and head into WrestleMania as the champion or will Alexa's reign come to an end in Las Vegas? Sunday's Elimination Chamber ... Read More »

Brock Lesnar Confirmed for WWE Live Event This Weekend

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Lesnar has been retired from MMA since February 2017 after being banned by the US Anti-Doping Agency in 2016 for two failed drug tests. Let's be honest though, we all knew that would be the result and that Reigns would clash with Lesnar again. Read More »

Bollywood superstar Sridevi drowned in hotel bathtub in Dubai

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During her heyday of the '80s and '90s she was the most incandescent pan-Indian film star in the world, adept at both comedy and drama, delivering nuanced performances in each of her films, whatever the language. The legendary diva of Indian cinema, Sridevi , won millions of hearts playing the ideal romantic heroine on screen. Indian actress Sridevi arrives at the Marrakech International Film Festival in Marrakech, at the Marrakech Congress Palace. Read More »

Oscars 2018: When and how to watch

This film received four Oscar nominations and is up for Best Picture . After Monday's oral history of the event in The Hollywood Reporter and then Kimmel's interview with People today, we learned a few things about where Kimmel was at (literally and figuratively) during the envelope snafu. Read More »

AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR bumps up a week to April 27th

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There are already more than enough characters to fill out several toy lines, so there has to be a reason why this figure is being deemed important enough for its own release. While Disney hasn't said why, exactly, they've shifted the Avengers: Infinity War release date, it probably has something to do with the very crowded May calendar. Read More »

Is the New Vero App Really the New Instagram? Let's Weigh In…

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Each time a user shares a post, they can decide how big of an audience - like just "close friends" - they want to see said post. The bar at the top of the screen tells you everything you can do with the app . The app is the brainchild of billionaire businessman Ayman Hariri, son of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri. If you happen to use Twitter and Facebook, you may have noticed a lot of recent buzz over an app called Vero . Read More »

Jennifer Lawrence "Wanted to Kill" Harvey Weinstein Following Scandal

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Still, the Red Sparrow star stands by her decision to support Clinton, scoffing at the criticism that the former secretary of state was a "career politician". Most recently, he released a statement (through his lawyers) which named both Jennifer Lawrence and Meryl Streep as evidence of his positive working relationships with women . Read More »