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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…

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‘Hidden Figures,’ ‘Fences’ take top SAG Awards

LOS ANGELES — “La La Land” may be the top Oscar contender, but “Hidden Figures” — the story of three black women who overcome 1960s racial divides to play a critical scientific role in launching the nation’s space program — has more momentum after claiming the top prize at the 23rd annual Screen Actors Guild Read More…

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Activists planning new Oscar protest

LOS ANGELES — A coalition of minority groups and civil rights activists are launching another national boycott and protest of the 2017 Academy Awards. The announcement was made Jan. 24, hours after this year’s Academy Award nominations were announced and despite the fact that six black actors were nominated for Academy Awards, an all-time high. Read More…