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SAG finds diversity in 22nd annual awards ceremony

LOS ANGELES — “Spotlight,” the story of the Boston Globe’s investigation of sexual abuse by Catholic priests, won the top prize of best ensemble cast at the 22nd Screen Actors Guild Awards Jan. 30, while Leonardo DiCaprio and Brie Larson were named best actor and actress, further paving their road to the Oscars. The two-hour Read More…

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Academy changes voting, membership procedures

LOS ANGELES — Reeling from criticism over two straight years of all-white Oscar acting nominees, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced a series of changes to its voting and membership procedures Jan. 22 with the aim of doubling its female and “diverse” membership by 2020. “The Academy is going to lead and Read More…