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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...

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Awards, delighting those who see the film as a feel-good throwback but disappointing others who ridicule it as an outdated inversion of "Driving Miss Daisy."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

'Black Panther' makes Oscar history twice for diversity

Feb. 24, 2019 11:28 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Black Panther" went back-to-back into the Oscar history books on Sunday evening. Ruth E. Carter and Hannah Beachler became the first African-Americans to win in their respective categories. Carter was first up as she took home an Academy Award for costume design, then Beachler followed...

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...

Oscars: A record year for women, but is it progress?

Feb. 20, 2019 1:07 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — At the glad-handy Oscar nominees luncheon earlier this month, film academy president John Bailey proudly told the 171 nominees in the room that there were a record number of women nominated for Academy Awards this year. The statement seemed to take everyone a moment to process, or...

Costume Designers Guild honors Ruth E. Carter, Glenn Close

Feb. 20, 2019 10:38 AM EST

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Ruth E. Carter may be receiving Oscar recognition for her costume designer work on "Black Panther," but she told a packed room at the Costume Guild Awards on Tuesday night that she has created wardrobes for other superheroes throughout her illustrious career. "After working on...