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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

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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
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
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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
Oscar-winning director of OJ: Made in America says Donald Trump is a lot like OJ Simpson
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Oscar-winning director of OJ: Made in America says Donald Trump is a lot like OJ Simpson

It was made for the TV sports cable channel ESPN, but the Oscar-winning documentary always had a bigger game in mind.

  • by Karl Quinn
Accountants at centre of Oscars debacle given bodyguards following death threats

Accountants at centre of Oscars debacle given bodyguards following death threats

Okay everyone, this Oscars thing is getting out of hand now...

  • by Rob Moran
Oscars 2017: Variety criticised for downplaying Moonlight's best picture win

Oscars 2017: Variety criticised for downplaying Moonlight's best picture win

"The Variety cover story belongs to Barry Jenkins and the cast of Moonlight, period," said one commentator.

  • by Rob Moran
Oscars 2017: Academy dumps accountants responsible for best picture bungle

Oscars 2017: Academy dumps accountants responsible for best picture bungle

The Academy Awards has dumped the two accountants responsible for Monday's La La Land and Moonlight slip-up.

  • by Broede Carmody