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Netflix, streaming services win Oscars cinema rule battle

Netflix, streaming services win Oscars cinema rule battle

In a win for Netflix, Amazon and other internet streaming services, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted not to change its rules for winning an Oscar, Hollywood's top prize.

Green Book' denies Netflix top Oscar on night of music and diversity

Green Book' denies Netflix top Oscar on night of music and diversity

Road trip movie "Green Book" triumphed over "Roma" to win best the best picture Oscar on Sunday, denying Netflix bragging rights as the first streaming service to beat Hollywood at its own game.

It's official, Oscars will take place without a host

It's official, Oscars will take place without a host

The upcoming Academy Awards, the biggest night in Hollywood, will take place this year without a host for the first time in three decades, organizers said Tuesday.

Hollywood braced for best picture photo finish at Oscars

Hollywood braced for best picture photo finish at Oscars

Hollywood is set for a real-life cliffhanger Sunday at the Oscars -- the race for best picture is coming down to the wire to cap an awards season overshadowed by scandal over sexual misconduct in showbiz.

World's first hand-painted film vies for an Oscar

World's first hand-painted film vies for an Oscar

Vying for an Oscar, ‘Loving Vincent’ is the world's first animated feature film painted by hand -- all 65,000 frames -- in the distinct style of Vincent van Gogh.

Hollywood set for Oscar noms in the year of #MeToo

Hollywood set for Oscar noms in the year of #MeToo

All eyes will be on Hollywood Tuesday as the Oscars nominees are unveiled, with ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ ahead by a nose in an awards season overshadowed by the industry's war on sleaze.

'The Shape of Water' wins PGA best film ahead of Oscars

'The Shape of Water' wins PGA best film ahead of Oscars

Guillermo del Toro's fantasy romance ‘The Shape of Water’ took home best movie at the Producers Guild Awards on Saturday, putting it in pole position for Oscars glory in March.

Hollywood welcomes allegations shining light on abuse

Hollywood welcomes allegations shining light on abuse

Filmmakers on Saturday welcomed the sexual misconduct scandal engulfing Hollywood as a ‘positive’ moment that could end decades of abuse and serve as an example to other industries.

Accountants behind Oscars snafu will no longer attend show

Accountants behind Oscars snafu will no longer attend show

The two accountants involved in the embarrassing mix-up at Sunday's Oscars will not be invited back to the show, a spokesperson for the Academy told AFP on Wednesday.

Mahershala Ali becomes first Muslim actor to win Oscar

Mahershala Ali becomes first Muslim actor to win Oscar

Heavily-backed favorite Mahershala Ali won the best supporting actor Oscar on Sunday for his portrayal of a drug dealer in coming-of-age drama ‘Moonlight’ -- becoming the first Muslim film star to pick up a golden statuette.

'Moonlight' wins best picture as Oscars ends in chaos

'Moonlight' wins best picture as Oscars ends in chaos

Barry Jenkins's coming of age drama ‘Moonlight’ won the coveted best picture statuette at Sunday's Oscars -- but the evening ended in chaos as ‘La La Land’ was mistakenly handed the award.

The 89th Academy Awards: fun facts and figures

The 89th Academy Awards: fun facts and figures

Hollywood's elite gathers at the Dolby Theatre for the 89th annual Academy Awards on Sunday to reward the best in acting, writing and filmmaking talent.