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The Latest: Rami Malek falls, but recovers, after Oscar win

Mar. 13, 2019 2:23 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 91st Academy Awards, which are being presented Sunday night at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Rami Malek may have had a brief fall from the heights of his best-actor Oscar victory for "Bohemian Rhapsody" but he recovered in time to visit...

Spielberg's push against Netflix at the Oscars hits a nerve

Mar. 4, 2019 6:04 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Steven Spielberg speaks about the business of Hollywood, everyone generally listens and few dissent. But reports that he intends to support rule changes that could block Netflix from Oscars-eligibility have provoked a heated, and unwieldy, debate online this weekend. It has found...

Today in History

Mar. 2, 2019 12:02 AM EST

Today in History Today is Saturday, March 2, the 61st day of 2019. There are 304 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 2, 1933, the motion picture "King Kong" had its world premiere at New York's Radio City Music Hall and the Roxy. On this date: In 1793, the first (and third) president of...

For many, 'Green Book' win was a confounding Oscar climax

Feb. 25, 2019 5:59 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An Academy Awards that sparkled with more women and African-American winners than ever before came to a screeching halt with the night's final honor. Some would even call it a "Crash." In a twist ending that shocked many of the Dolby Theatre attendees and those watching at home, Peter...

'Green Book' wins best picture in an upset at the Oscars

Feb. 25, 2019 10:42 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The segregation-era road-trip drama "Green Book" was crowned best picture at the 91st Academy Awards, delighting those who see the film as a feel-good throwback but disappointing others who ridicule it as an outdated inversion of "Driving Miss Daisy." In a year when Hollywood could have...

Oscar moments: Record night for women; Wakanda makes history

Feb. 25, 2019 9:59 AM EST

Spike Lee bounding into the arms of Samuel L. Jackson, and trading shout-outs to Brooklyn (and hats!) with Barbra Streisand. A weeping Lady Gaga in her elegant up-do, extolling the virtues of hard work. A stunned Olivia Colman and her delightfully daft acceptance speech. Historic breakthroughs for winners of...

Oscar winners and losers party with champagne and statuettes

Feb. 25, 2019 7:32 AM EST

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Oscar night's epic Vanity Fair party is a black-tie affair but also a lose-the-black tie affair, a place where stars can unbutton their shirts — or in some cases lose them entirely — kick off their high heels and celebrate the end of a long awards season by...

Cuaron's 'Roma' gives Mexico 1st foreign language film Oscar

Feb. 25, 2019 1:15 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Roma," the touching black-and-white portrait of a domestic worker and the middle-class family she cares for in 1970s Mexico City, won the Oscar for best foreign language film Sunday, giving Mexico its long-sought first win in that category. Director Alfonso Cuaron's deeply personal film...

The final list of winners at the 91st Academy Awards

Feb. 24, 2019 11:16 PM EST

The final list of the winners at the 91st Academy Awards: Best picture: "Green Book" Best actress: Olivia Colman, "The Favourite" Best actor: Rami Malek, "Bohemian Rhapsody" Best director: Alfonso Cuaron, "Roma" Best supporting actress: Regina King, "If Beale Street Could Talk" Best supporting actor: Mahershala...

Curtain set to go up on a host-less but drama-filled Oscars

Feb. 24, 2019 1:56 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A winter of discontent for the Academy Awards will culminate Sunday in an Oscar ceremony that may lack a host but isn't missing intrigue. The run-up to the 91st Academy Awards has been a series of missteps and backtracks by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. A new best...