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    Oscar-winning actress Olympia Dukakis dies

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 10:22am on May 02, 2021

    Olympia Dukakis, a character actress who won an Oscar for her role as an overbearing mother in the romantic comedy ‘Moonstruck,’ died on Saturday at...

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    Hopkins’ Oscar-winning dementia role cements legacy of greatness

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:22pm on April 26, 2021

    Anthony Hopkins has spent a glittering career exploring the full depths of human experience, whether playing the sadistic Hannibal Lecter in ‘The Silence of the...

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    Youn Yuh-jung is S Korea’s first Oscar-winning actress

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 11:12pm on April 26, 2021

    Septuagenarian Youn Yuh-jung, South Korea’s first Oscar-winning actress, has spent decades portraying nonconformist characters, from a vicious heiress to an ageing prostitute, challenging social norms...

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    ‘Nomadland’ wins big at Oscars

    Agence France-Presse . Hollywood | Updated at 10:35am on April 26, 2021

    US road movie ‘Nomadland’ emerged as the big winner at the Oscars on Sunday with three major prizes, including a history-making award for director Chloe...

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    Hollywood set for pandemic-era Oscars, with Nomadland out front

    Agence France-Presse . Hollywood | Updated at 11:07am on April 23, 2021

    The Oscars on Sunday will mirror the movie industry they honour: transformed by the pandemic, forced to experiment with new venues and formats, and likely...

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    Oscars diverse as pandemic, protests transform Hollywood

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 11:55am on April 22, 2021

    Actors of colour are favourites in each category, and two female directors are nominated for the first time – this year’s Oscars could set new...

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    Oscars to flop in China as Hollywood, politics collide

    Agence France-Presse . Shanghai | Updated at 10:36am on April 14, 2021

    The Oscars are the glitziest night of the year in Hollywood and millions across the globe tune in, but they threaten to be a dud...

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    Oscars won’t show in Hong Kong for first time since 1969

    Agence France-Presse .  Hong Kong | Updated at 10:55pm on March 30, 2021

    The Oscars will not be shown in Hong Kong for the first time in more than half a century, its local broadcaster confirmed Monday, as...

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    ‘Formal’ in-person Oscars in hands of veteran director

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 11:08pm on March 20, 2021

    No Zoom speeches, no jeans, and a returning veteran director: this year’s pandemic-hit Oscars ceremony started to take shape Friday. The show on April 25,...

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    Mads Mikkelsen comedy among international Oscars shortlist

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 10:44pm on February 10, 2021

    A boozy Mads Mikkelsen comedy from Denmark, a Netflix musical drama from Mexico and an elderly lesbian romance from France are among the Oscars hopefuls...

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