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South Korean film wins Oscar for best picture

HOLLYWOOD — The South Korean psychological thriller “Parasite” is a permanent part of Oscar history after winning four Academy Awards and becoming the first non-English-language film to ever be named best picture. The film dominated the 92nd Oscars Feb. 9, first winning the original screenplay prize for Bong Joon Ho and Han Jin Won, then Read More…

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Queen to perform at 91st Academy Awards show

HOLLYWOOD — The rock band Queen, immortalized in the Oscar-nominated film “Bohemian Rhapsody,” will perform during the Academy Awards telecast Feb. 24, the band and the Motion Picture Academy announced this week. Former “American Idol” contestant Adam Lambert, who toured with Queen from 2014-18, will join original band members Brian May and Roger Taylor as Read More…

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Late snafu overshadows ‘Moonlight’ best picture win

HOLLYWOOD — PricewaterhouseCoopers, which tabulates Oscar ballots on behalf of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, apologized Feb. 27 for the flub that caused Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway to announce that “La La Land” had won the Best Picture Oscar, though the real winner was “Moonlight.” “We are currently investigating how this Read More…