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2021 Academy Awards to be presented in April

LOS ANGELES — Next year’s Oscar ceremony has been pushed back to April 25 amid continuing concerns over the coronavirus, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences confirmed June 15. The 93rd Oscars — the culmination of a months-long awards season now subject to lots of uncertainty — had been scheduled to air Feb. Read More…

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Four movies receive 10 or more Oscar nominations

LOS ANGELES — Powered by Joaquin Phoenix’s gritty performance, “Joker” earned a leading 11 nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards, while the mob saga “The Irishman,” the World War I drama “1917” and the Manson-era tale “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” each collected 10 nominations. All four films scored nominations in the best picture Read More…

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D.A. files rape charges against film mogul Weinstein

LOS ANGELES — As he prepares to go on trial in New York on similar allegations, former film producer Harvey Weinstein was charged Jan. 6 in Los Angeles with raping one woman and sexually assaulting another during a two-day period in 2013. Weinstein, 67, was charged with forcible rape, forcible oral copulation, sexual penetration by Read More…