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Backstage at the Oscars: Sing-a-longs and Champagne for Gaga

Feb. 25, 2019 2:50 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Right off-stage from where the Oscars are handed out, there's a whole mini-show happening in the wings with a cast of busy production people, anxious stars and dazed winners circulating in and out of the tight space. The Associated Press got a front seat to the action, where "Aquaman"...

'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Awards, delighting those who see the film as a feel-good throwback but disappointing others who ridicule it as an outdated inversion of "Driving Miss Daisy."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...

Close but it's Olivia Colman for best actress at Oscars

Feb. 25, 2019 12:32 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Turns out Olivia Colman, not Glenn Close, was "The Favourite" at the Oscars. The British actress was a surprise winner as best actress on Sunday night for her role as Queen Anne in "The Favourite." She beat out Close, who arrived at the Dolby Theatre as the heavy favorite to win her...

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...

Olivia Colman wins best actress Oscar for 'The Favourite'

Feb. 24, 2019 11:00 PM EST
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Olivia Colman wins best actress Oscar for 'The Favourite'

US Latinas rally around 'Roma' actress Yalitza Aparicio

Feb. 23, 2019 12:10 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Yalitza Aparicio, the Oscar-nominated, first-time actress in "Roma," is finding strong support among Mexican-American women who identify with her indigenous roots despite backlash she is receiving in Mexico. Some Mexican-American women say they are glad Aparicio's high-profile role...

AP Oscar predictions: What will win, what should win

Feb. 19, 2019 6:58 PM EST

Ahead of Sunday's 91st Academy Awards, Associated Press Film Writers Lindsey Bahr and Jake Coyle share their predictions for a ceremony that has few sure things. BEST PICTURE The Nominees: "Black Panther," ''BlacKkKlansman," ''Bohemian Rhapsody," ''The Favourite," ''Green Book," ''Roma," ''A Star Is Born,"...

Win or lose at the Oscars, Glenn Close is loving the moment

Feb. 12, 2019 5:53 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Glenn Close stands doubled over laughing in the doorway to her downtown Manhattan apartment while her loyal white Havanese, Pip, circles an arriving reporter. It's star time for both. Close, among the most accomplished performers never to win an Oscar, may finally break through with "The...