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Teresa Palmer goes makeup-free at Sydney airport
Daily Mail • Daily Mail Australia, Greg Styles, Josh Hanrahan
Luke Hemworth supports Australian Oscar nominees at party
Daily Mail • Candice Jackson, Daily Mail Australia
The poverty of American film
Oxford University Press blog • Sarah Butcher
Actress Meryl Streep could nab her fourth Oscar
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Hundreds arrive to set up stage for the Oscars
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Oscars so divided, Hollywood still struggles with race
Emirates 24/7 • Reuters
'James Bond' Studio MGM to be Acquired by a Chinese Firm: Report
Chinatopix : Top News • Prei Dy
The cheatsheet to the Oscar 2017 winners that you don’t actually need
Scroll.in - News. Politics. Culture. • Stephen Woodcock, The Conversation
Did #OscarsSoWhite work? Looking beyond Hollywood's diversity drought
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‘Hacksaw Ridge’ Earns Mel Gibson First Oscar Nod In 21 Years – Still Too Soon?
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Teresa Palmer goes makeup-free at Sydney airport
Daily MailDaily Mail Australia, Greg Styles, Josh Hanrahan
She gave birth to her second child just before Christmas. And Teresa Palmer looked quite the doting mother as she juggled two-moth-old Forest Sage and three-year-old Bodhi Rain through Sydney airport this week. The Hacksaw Ridge star went makeup-free as she dashed...
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Luke Hemworth supports Australian Oscar nominees at party
Daily MailCandice Jackson, Daily Mail Australia
The 89th Academy Awards will take place on Sunday. And in honour of Australians who are nominated, Screen Australia and Australians in Film hosted a nominees reception in Los Angeles on Friday. Actor Luke Hemsworth and his wife Samantha led stars on...
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Film Industry, Labor Policy
The poverty of American film
Oxford University Press blogSarah Butcher
Some decades ago, British film scholar Laura Mulvey showed us that movies possessed a male gaze. That is, the viewer was assumed to be a man — a straight, white one — and films were created by men to entertain men like...
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Actress Meryl Streep could nab her fourth Oscar
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LOS ANGELES -- With more nominations (20 total) than any actress - living or dead - Streep has amassed three Oscars in just over three decades. She received her first nomination in 1979 and won her first statuette the following year as...
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Hundreds arrive to set up stage for the Oscars
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Hundreds descended upon Hollywood Blvd this week to set up for the 89th Oscars. To create stage for Hollywood's brightest stars, workers have to make sure every detail is impeccable. Artist Leslie Zollo has worked at multiple Oscars and says she always...
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Oscars so divided, Hollywood still struggles with race
Emirates 24/7Reuters
On their way to this year's Oscars, Dev Patel searched for his Indian roots, Denzel Washington wrestled with racism as an angry African-American patriarch and Octavia Spencer became a top black female mathematician. With seven nominations for actors and actresses of color,...
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'James Bond' Studio MGM to be Acquired by a Chinese Firm: Report
Chinatopix : Top NewsPrei Dy
0 A Chinese company is reportedly in "advanced talks" to acquire MGM (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer), the distribution company behind the James Bond franchise, sources familiar with the matter have revealed. The identity of the Chinese company has not been revealed, according to the NY...
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The cheatsheet to the Oscar 2017 winners that you don’t actually need
Scroll.in - News. Politics. Culture.Stephen Woodcock, The Conversation
On February 26, most of the major figures in film-making will gather in Hollywood for the 89th annual Oscars ceremony. You can bank on seeing a few painfully inane red carpet interviews, several fawning acceptance speeches and some jokes that fall flat....
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Did #OscarsSoWhite work? Looking beyond Hollywood's diversity drought
The GuardianDavid Cox
At a stroke, the 89th Academy Awards appear to have laid the ghost of last year’s #OscarsSoWhite furore. In 2016, no actors of colour were nominated, for the second year running. This year, seven of the 20 acting nominees are from ethnic...
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‘Hacksaw Ridge’ Earns Mel Gibson First Oscar Nod In 21 Years – Still Too Soon?
The Inquisitr NewsEdward Vkanty
After having been exiled from the spotlight for over two decades, it seems Mel Gibson is back in Hollywood’s good graces with an Oscar nomination for his work on Hacksaw Ridge as proof. While that would indicate all has been forgiven, the...
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