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Riz Ahmed, Leslie Odom Jr, Vanessa Kirby React to Oscar Nods

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reactions from some of the nominees for the 93rd Academy Awards: —— “I leaned into Sam Cooke’s signature confidence and signature swagger to make this believable. There were plenty of places that I felt like I might not measure up. But in those moments, I would reach for Sam’s confidence, because he…

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Chadwick Boseman is Posthumously Nominated for an Oscar

NEW YORK (AP) — Half a year after his death, Chadwick Boseman was posthumously nominated for an Academy Award on Monday for his final performance in “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.” The nomination for best actor was widely expected but still historic. Boseman is the first Black performer ever nominated posthumously for an Oscar. He was…

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2019 Cannes Film Festival: Pioneer Lebanese Oscar-Nominated Director Talks Women in Motion

CANNES, France (FNN NEWS) – Nadine Labaki made history last year as the first Lebanese female filmmaker to ever be nominated for an Oscar in the best foreign language film category for Capernaum. This year, she is president of the prestigious Un Certain Regard competition at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival, which runs parallel with the competition…

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2019 Oscar nominations list

LOS ANGELES, CA – Actor-comedian and Oscar®–nominated writer Kumail Nanjiani and actress–producer–director Tracee Ellis Ross announced the 91st Oscars® nominations, live from the Academy’s headquarters in Beverly Hills Tuesday morning. Academy members from each of the 17 branches vote to determine the nominees in their respective categories – actors nominate actors, film editors nominate film editors,…

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