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Hugh Jackman, Toni Collette see Oscar chances firm with new acting honours

Hugh Jackman, Toni Collette see Oscar chances firm with new acting honours

Aussie stars are on their way to bogarting the acting categories at the upcoming Oscars.

  • by Robert Moran

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Ryan Gosling: 'I didn't realise how close to death Neil lived his life'
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Ryan Gosling: 'I didn't realise how close to death Neil lived his life'

Echoing the experience of many real-life astronauts, Ryan Gosling says working on the lunar landing drama First Man profoundly altered his worldview.

  • by Michael Idato
Let’s get rid of awards shows and just host red carpets instead
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Let’s get rid of awards shows and just host red carpets instead

Award shows are a throwback to a time before tablets and smartphones, when people had attention spans longer than 30 seconds.

  • by Charles Purcell
Why next year's Oscars race is already the best yet
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Why next year's Oscars race is already the best yet

Lady Gaga and other unlikely celebrities are tipped to be among the winners.

  • by Robert Moran
Not so popular after all: Oscars yank controversial category

Not so popular after all: Oscars yank controversial category

Plans to launch an Academy Award category for "outstanding achievement in popular film" have been shelved.

  • by Michael Idato
Oscars trim telecast, take awards off air and add 'popular' category

Oscars trim telecast, take awards off air and add 'popular' category

The dramatic changes are intended to arrest the Oscar telecast's shrinking television audience.

  • by Michael Idato
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Oscars reflect a major demographic and cultural shift this year

Oscars reflect a major demographic and cultural shift this year

​On this year's list of Academy Award nominees, you can find plenty of the usual suspects: The British period-piece, the small-town drama, a topical movie starring Meryl Streep. Sharing space, however, are movies that don't usually make it this far: a horror movie by a black filmmaker, an indie comedy from a female writer-director, a work of steamy gay erotica.

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Faye Dunaway thought Warren Beatty was trying to 'charm' Oscars ahead of gaffe

Faye Dunaway thought Warren Beatty was trying to 'charm' Oscars ahead of gaffe

Acting legend breaks her silence about her part in the agonising best picture award mix-up.

Oscars to retain accounting firm behind Best Picture bungle with 'safeguards'

Oscars to retain accounting firm behind Best Picture bungle with 'safeguards'

No more backstage selfies for Oscars accountants.

  • by Broede Carmody
Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs publicly addresses Oscars blunder

Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs publicly addresses Oscars blunder

"Beautiful". Sure, that's one way to spin the biggest blunder in Oscars history.

  • by Rob Moran
Cate Blanchett says the Oscars debacle was a win for Donald Trump

Cate Blanchett says the Oscars debacle was a win for Donald Trump

"They kind of handed it to the administration, the bunch of duffers," she told late night host Stephen Colbert.

  • by Rob Moran