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Roman Polanski's wife rejects invitation to join Oscars body

Jul 08, 2018 - 11:35 AM

'How can I pretend to ignore that the Academy a few weeks ago kicked out my husband, Roman Polanski, to satisfy the zeitgeist,' says French actress Emmanuelle Seigner

(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 27, 2017 French-Polish director Roman Polanski (L) and French actress Emmanuelle Seigner leave the Festival Palace following the screening of the film 'Based on a True Story' (D'Apres une Histoire Vraie) at the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France.  The wife of Roman Polanski, French actress Emmanuelle Seigner, said Sunday she had rejected an invitation to join the body that awards the Oscars in protest at its decision to expel her husband over his historic statutory rape conviction in the US. / AFP PHOTO / LOIC VENANCE

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May 04, 2018 - 9:48 PM

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Film Academy expels actor Bill Cosby, director Roman Polanski

May 04, 2018 - 12:04 PM

The Academy's decision comes in light of the sexual assault cases against both men

Oscars 2018: 'The Shape of Water' wins Best Picture

Mar 05, 2018 - 12:56 PM

The film wins over other nominees, including 'Lady Bird' and 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri'

THE SHAPE OF WATER. The fantasy film wins Best Picture. Screenshot from YouTube.com/FoxSearchlight

Oscars 2018: Frances McDormand wins Best Actress

Mar 05, 2018 - 12:45 PM

The actress is awarded for her role in 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri'

Oscars 2018: Gary Oldman wins Best Actor

Mar 05, 2018 - 12:35 PM

The actor wins for his role in ‘Darkest Hour’

BEST ACTOR. Gary Oldman wins his first Academy Award. File photo shows the actor posing on the red carpet upon arrival at the BAFTA British Academy Film Awards in London. Photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

Oscars 2018: Sam Rockwell wins Best Supporting Actor

Mar 05, 2018 - 9:43 AM

(UPDATED) Sam Rockwell thanks his fellow nominees, saying, 'You guys rock, you inspire me, and you always have'

ACADEMY AWARD WINNER. Sam Rockwell accepts the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor during the 90th Annual Academy Awards show in Hollywood, California. Photo by Mark Ralston/ AFP PHOTO

IN PHOTOS: Stars walk the red carpet at the Oscars 2018

Mar 05, 2018 - 8:21 AM

(3RD UPDATE) The red carpet is rolled out once again for the biggest awards show in Hollywood

OSCARS 2018. The stars step out on the red carpet for the 90th Academy Awards. Screenshots from Instagram.com/taraswennen, Instagram.com/luxurylaw, and Instagram.com/karlawelchstylist

Motion picture Academy kicks out disgraced Harvey Weinstein

Oct 15, 2017 - 8:08 AM

(UPDATED) As Weinstein's expulsion was announced, the London-based Sunday Times reported on a fifth alledged rape victim, British actress Lysette Anthony

EXPELLED. This file photo taken on May 24, 2013 shows US producer Harvey Weinstein posing on May 24, 2013 in Cannes. Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP

Lav Diaz, Brillante Mendoza invited to U.S. Film Academy

Jul 04, 2017 - 10:24 AM

The two Filipino directors are among the 774 invited this year to be part of the prestigious group that deliberates on the Oscars

Steve Harvey comments on Oscars Best Picture gaffe

Feb 28, 2017 - 3:28 PM

I m going to show him how to handle it with dignity and grace says Steve who like Warren Beatty announced the wrong winner at a major event

Oscars mixup blamed on accountant eclipses 'Moonlight' win

Feb 28, 2017 - 10:31 AM

Accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers says that Brian Cullinan a partner with years of experience at the Oscars had mistakenly handed Warren Beatty the wrong envelope

The cast of "Moonlight" US actors Trevante Rhodes, Best Supporting Actor winner Mahershala Ali, producer Adele Romanski and director Barry Jenkins react after they won the Best Film award at the 89th Oscars on February 26, 2017 in Hollywood, California. / AFP PHOTO / Mark RALSTON

Oscars 2017 shows photo of wrong woman during 'In Memoriam' segment

Feb 27, 2017 - 11:59 PM

Australian producer Jan Chapman is identified as costume designer Janet Patterson

Sound mixer finally wins Oscar – on 21st try

Feb 27, 2017 - 10:11 PM

Hacksaw Ridge sound mixer Kevin O Connell is nominated 21 times over 33 years

'Moonlight' shines at Oscars with best picture win

Feb 27, 2017 - 6:32 PM

Here s what to know about the Oscars 2017 Best Picture

Stars react to Oscars Best Picture gaffe

Feb 27, 2017 - 5:24 PM

Have your people call our people – we know what to do says the Miss Universe Organization This and more reactions to the Oscars gaffe here

WATCH: Confusion as 'Moonlight' wins Best Picture Oscar after 'La La Land' announced winner

Feb 27, 2017 - 1:55 PM

Warren WHAT DID YOU DO? asks host Jimmy Kimmel

CORRECT CARD. 'La La Land' producer Jordan Horowitz (L) shows the card reading Best Film 'Moonlight' next to US actor Warren Beatty after the latter mistakingly read 'La La Land' initially at the 89th Oscars on February 26, 2017 in Hollywood, California. Mark Ralston/AFP

FULL LIST: Winners, Oscars 2017

Feb 27, 2017 - 1:08 PM

Casey Affleck wins Best Actor for Manchester by The Sea while Emma Stone takes home Best Actress for La La Land

Oscars 2017: 'Moonlight' wins Best Picture, after 'La La Land' first announced winner

Feb 27, 2017 - 1:08 PM

It s a Steve Harvey style gaffe as Moonlight is named the real Best Picture – AFTER La La Land was erroneously named the winner first

Screengrab from YouTube/A24

Oscars 2017: Emma Stone wins Best Actress

Feb 27, 2017 - 12:57 PM

In La La Land Emma Stone plays Mia an aspiring actress who begins to tire of the endless disappointments she faces as a barista dreaming of making it big in Hollywood

Screengrab from YouTube

Oscars 2017: Casey Affleck wins Best Actor

Feb 27, 2017 - 12:50 PM

Casey wins for his role as grieving brother Lee Chandler in Manchester by the Sea

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WATCH: 'Mean Tweets' at Oscars 2017

Feb 27, 2017 - 12:34 PM

Lin Manuel Miranda Natalie Portman Eddie Redmayne Whoopi Goldberg Robert DeNiro and many more read their mean tweets much to their amusement

Screengrab from Twitter/The Hollywood Reporter/ABC

Oscars 2017: Viola Davis wins Best Supporting Actress

Feb 27, 2017 - 10:46 AM

Viola Davis wins for her performance in Fences

Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images for Women In Film/AFP

Oscars 2017: Mahershala Ali wins Best Supporting Actor

Feb 27, 2017 - 9:51 AM

The actor wins Best Supporting Actor for his role in Moonlight

SANTA MONICA, CA - FEBRUARY 25: Actor Mahershala Ali attends the 32nd Annual Film Independent Spirit Awards sponsored by FIJI Water at Santa Monica Pier on February 25, 2017 in Santa Monica, California. Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for FIJI Water/AFP

IN PHOTOS: Oscars 2017 red carpet

Feb 27, 2017 - 8:37 AM

See Nicole Kidman Felicity Jones Taraji P Henson Octavia Spencer and more on the Oscars 2017 red carpet

Oscars head Cheryl Boone Isaacs re-elected after addressing diversity issue

Aug 04, 2016 - 7:27 PM

Cheryl Boone Isaacs who is African American is re elected for a fourth term as the organization pushes for more diversity

epa05135900 President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Cheryl Boone Isaacs arrives for the 22nd annual Screen Actors Guild Awards ceremony at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California, USA, 30 January 2016. EPA/PAUL BUCK

Oscars body appoints more black and women members

Jun 28, 2015 - 11:55 AM

Actors David Oyelowo Gugu Mbatha Raw Malcolm D Lee Heather Graham Felicity Jones Emma Stone and Elizabeth Banks are among the actors and filmmakers invited to the body

WebHits: How the blind enjoy movies

May 21, 2014 - 8:00 AM

Ever wondered how blind people enjoy movies? The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences offers an answer

Academy kills Oscars nomination over email gaffe

Jan 30, 2014 - 9:04 AM

Song composer Bruce Broughton emailed voting members to make them aware of his submission during nominations voting

NOMINATION LOST. The song 'Alone yet not alone' loses its Oscar nomination. Photo from aloneyetnotalone.com

Angelina Jolie gets honorary Oscar for humanitarian work

Nov 17, 2013 - 6:56 PM

Veteran actress Angela Lansbury comedian Steve Martin and Italian costume designer Pietro Tosi also received awards at the annual Oscar Governors Awards

HONORARY OSCAR AWARDEES. Honorees Angela Lansbury (C), Angelina Jolie (L) and Steve Martin (R) arrive for the 2013 Governors Awards, presented by the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), in Hollywood, California, November 16, 2013. AFP / Robyn Beck

Angelina Jolie, Steve Martin among Oscar honorees

Sep 06, 2013 - 6:59 PM

Actress cited for humanitarian work comedian for lifetime achievement

HUMANITARIAN WORK. Oscar winner Angelina Jolie

J-Lo, Prince among Oscar invitees

Jun 29, 2013 - 3:28 PM

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences diversifies its membership anew

THE CLUB. Lopez joins a diverse group of new members representing the range of Western cinema

Awards Season: Ladies and gentlemen, place your bets

Jan 14, 2013 - 2:39 AM

Want to understand what the new year Awards Season is really all about? Read on

NOT AN 'IMPOSSIBLE' HONOREE. Naomi Watts at the Palm Springs International Film Festival Gala on January 5. Photo from the Palm Springs International Film Festival and Shortfest Facebook page

'Lincoln', 'Life of Pi' lead Oscar nominations

Jan 10, 2013 - 10:16 PM

Lincoln Life of Pi lead nominees for the 85th Academy Awards;

HELLO OSCAR. A large replica of the Oscar statuette is viewed at the Samuel Goldwyn Theartre on January 10, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. AFP PHOTO/ROBYN BECK

Oscars voting extended after online poll gripes

Jan 01, 2013 - 10:17 AM

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Monday December 31 it has extended voting for the 2013 Oscars after reports of problems with a new online polling system

THE OSCARS. Image from Facebook