TIME - Top Stories
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It's Oscars time again, and this year, Hollywood will not only be celebrating Hollywood, it will be celebrating a movie that celebrates Hollywood (that would be La La Land , of the 14 nominations). And while we don't know who will win at the 89th Academy Awards, we can predict with some degree of confidence that there will be political speeches ( see: Meryl Streep at the Golden Globes) , there will be Jimmy Kimmel/Matt Damon gags and records will be broken. Here's everything you need to know before tuning in on Sunday, Feb. 26 at 8:30 p.m. ET on ABC. Whos hosting? Jimmy Kimmel will host the ceremony for the first time, taking on the duty performed in recent years by Chris Rock, Neil Patrick Harris and Ellen DeGeneres. His attitude toward the whole affair so far has been characteristically nonchalanthe joked on his show that the producers selected him for his physical proximity to the Dolby Theatre and revealed that he was only being paid a measly $15,000 for the gig.
Politico
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“It’s their nominee. They have to run point. And they just werent,” the person said. “Usually you’ve got a White House political and communications operation that is reaching out to their allies as the ebb and flow transpires and asking groups to amplify or downplay or re-characterize certain things that are happening to their nominees. And that just wasnt happening.” Trump has only occasionally used his Twitter feed, which often sets the day’s agenda in Washington, to defend his Cabinet nominees, something that hasnt gone unnoticed among the team of people hired to shepherd his nominees through the Senate confirmation process. “How many tweets were sent in December and January and how many were focused on the Cabinet picks?” asked another person working for one of the nominees, noting that Trump used his Twitter feed to opine on everything from Meryl Streep’s Golden Globes speech to the size of his inauguration crowd.
ITV
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We want to see them looking fabulous and gorgeous and sexy. If they didn't, we would be kind of upset. What kind of trends should we be looking out for? At the Golden globes there was a ton of ladies in cold shoulder dresses. Nicole Kidman looks phenomenal in Alexander McQueen.
ABC News - Entertainment
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Actress Meryl Streep, making an emotional speech at an LGBT awards dinner, went even further than her criticism of him at the Golden Globes, and also spoke of standing up to "brownshirts and bots and worse."
Deadline
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Mashable
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Deadline
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It's been an interesting season for Lion composers Dustin O'Halloran and Hauschka . Receiving their first Oscar nominations for their work on Garth Davis ' directorial debut, the pair are the only composers who have kept pace with La La Land' s Justin Hurwitz, with nominations at four elite award showsthe Critics' Choice Awards, the Golden Globes, the BAFTAs, and the Oscars . Though O'Halloran and Hauschka are longtime friends, dating back to an initial encounter in Northern...
Techradar
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Turns out researching sex means having a lot of it, which would all be rather gratuitous if it wasn't wrapped in some of the most intelligent script work around. Seasons on Amazon Prime: 2 Robert Rodriguez teams up with Lost alumni Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman for Matador, a show about a football player come CIA operative. Its silly but fun and unfortunately just one series long as Rodriguezs El Rey cancelled it, despite promising a second season. Thankfully the show is pretty self contained but it would have been nice to see the story progress. Seasons on Amazon Prime Video: 1 Now into its second series, Mozart in the Jungle was this surprise winner at the 2015 Golden Globes, where it won Best Comedy Series. The show is a comedy set in the strange world of classical music. Gael Garca Bernal plays young conductor Rodrigo who replaces a retiring conductor played by Malcolm McDowell.
Variety
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Between studio offerings and independent efforts, 2016 was a feast of cinema. Filmgoers found a lot to love and to honor: Movies reaped critical praise, prizes at film festivals, honors from Hollywood guilds (including the PGA and WGA), Golden Globes and, of course, Oscar nominations. And moviegoers also paid homage with an all-important criterion: They... Read more »
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BBC News 24
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We saw Meryl Streep at the Golden Globes making a very high-profile statement of deep dislike and discontent of what she hears from Donald Trump. Do you think that's helpful, do you think that's wise for actors or directors to grandstand in that way? I think we are very easily disqualified as being people who are just using our celebrity to kind of beat you about head and shoulders.
BBC News 24
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Yeah, we're all overrated. It is very sour. Yes. We saw Meryl Streep at the Golden Globes making a high-profile statement of deep dislike and discontent of what she hears from Donald Trump.
BBC News 24
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We are all overrated. It is very sour. We saw Meryl Streep at the Golden Globes making a high-profile statement of deep dislike distant -- discontent of what she hears from Donald Trump. Is that helpful or wires for actors or directors to grandstand in that way? We are very easily disqualified as being people who just by using a celebrity to kind of the above head and shoulders.
BBC One South
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It's awards season - you may have seen the Baftas the other night. We've also had the Emmies, the Golden Globes, there's the Oscars looming. But tomorrow, another award ceremony. Paul Field has been in the ice cream business for more than 35 years.
Sky News
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Anna Smith is the chairwoman of the Critics' Circle film section, and she joins us now. Perhaps no surprise that they really cleared up at the Golden Globes and La La Land again doing incredibly well at last night. Absolutely, five wins for La La Land, some thought it might get more and it may do better at the Oscars but of course, it's a movie about movie-making so no surprise it did well especially in the technical categories, what a beautiful looking film is indeed.
Voice Of America
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She began again after telling the audience, "I can't mess this up for him," referring to Michael. Chance the Rapper won in three categories, including best new artist, without selling a single CD or download. The 23-year-old rapper released his music only through streaming. The late David Bowie's performance on his song Blackstar won him Grammys for best rock performance and best rock song. Solange, Beyonce's little sister, won the best rhythm and blues performance for Cranes in the Sky. The best country song performance nod went to Maren Morris for My Church. Morris said in her acceptance speech that 11 years ago, she was a participant in the first Grammy Camp, which teaches young people about the music business. This year's show was hosted by James Corden. Unlike the Golden Globes earlier the year, the Grammys generally avoided political statements for most of the show, until A Tribe Called Quest took the stage late in the evening.
NewsMax
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Unlike the Golden Globes earlier the year, the Grammys generally avoided political statements for most of the show - until A Tribe Called Quest took the stage late in the evening.Busta Rhymes repeatedly called President Donald Trump President Agent Orange as the group...
PerezHilton
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Katy Perry Performs At The Grammys by videosuploaded Katy Perry isn't afraid to get political! The superstar dove into controversy with the TV debut of her brand new earworm Chained To The Rhythm at the 2017 Grammys . First, she brought actual meaning to a viral Golden Globes eff-up by having actual "Hidden Fences" on the stage with her. Ha! Related: 7 Songs You Didn't Know Were Written By Katy! Then she and Skip Marley shared an important message about walls with some highly choreographed moves on both sides of a wall -- and then she set a white house on fire and replaced the entire set with the U.S. Constitution. Countdown to Donald Trump calling her "overrated" begins now. 3, 2, 1... Ch-ch-check it out (above)!
The Sun Daily - Showbiz
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"In a time that is so divisive I think it's really special we were all able to come together tonight, thanks to Bafta, and to celebrate the positive," she said. A throwback to Hollywood's Golden Age, La La Land took home seven Golden Globes in January and has been nominated for 14 Oscars. The best actor Bafta award went on Sunday to Casey Affleck, for his role in the American drama Manchester By The Sea, beating Ryan Gosling who was nominated for La La Land. Affleck said he learnt to act while attending therapy sessions for children of alcoholics. Kenneth Lonergan's Manchester also won the original screenplay award, which the director said he was "overwhelmed" to accept. Jibe at Donald Trump Flying the flag for UK filmmaking was Ken Loach's I, Daniel Blake, which won the outstanding British film award but lost out in four other categories. Set in Newcastle, northeast England, the film tells of one man's battle against the bureaucracy of Britain's social welfare system.
Mashable
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Meryl Streep seems to have taken a leaf out of the book of Donald Trump resistance shared by Bernice King recently. Step number one: "Don't use his name." Speaking at a New York City gala for the Human Rights Campaign, an LGBTQ advocacy group that awarded her the National Ally for Equality Award, the actress served the president without so much as uttering his title. And yes, she directly addressed the tweets Trump leveled at her following her Golden Globes speech, saying "I am the most overrated, overdecorated and, currently, I am the most over-berated actress ... of my generation," she said. Read more... More about Speech , Award , Lgbtq , Human Rights , and Donald Trump
The Huffington Post
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Last month the Golden Globes kicked off the Hollywood awards season . Even though Golden Globe winners have gone on to win the Oscar only 40% of the time, some believe that because of their Globe wins, La La Land and Moonlight have the inside track on winning the Oscar. To get the biggest lift in revenue, movies tend to be released and distributed in the last months of the year so that award winners can benefit the most from the big award shows as well as disc and online sales (historically 56% of Oscar nominees are released in November and December). What awards do for the marketing products In addition to bringing in more revenue, there are many benefits to winning awards. The following are just some of them: Validation. Awards validate your brand and products. It gives buyers a reason to select yours over others. Credibility. The validation is credible because it comes from an independent, third party that has evaluated your product relative to your competitors.
NewsMax
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In an emotional speech by turns tearful, defiant and humorous, Meryl Streep doubled down on her harsh criticism of President Donald Trump, and spoke of having become a target since she first took him on in her Golden Globes speech in January.Addressing a cheering audience...
BBC News 24
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Arguably the strongest field of the night. Nicole Kidman, Michelle Williams in Manchester by the Sea. But Viola Davis triumphed. She's probably the shoo-in for the Oscars now. She went back at the global -- she won at the Golden globes as well.
TIME - Top Stories
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