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Fiascos and fumbles: Oscar organizers stumble to restore glory

First it was the furor over a proposed new "popular" film category, then it was the fiasco over planned host Kevin Hart, and last month the organizers of the Oscars were accused of intimidating celebrities not to present at rival award shows......»»

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Lee Radziwill, Jackie Kennedy Onassis" younger sister, dies at 85

Lee Radziwill, the younger sister of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis who was witness to history in the “Camelot” White House, married a prince and counted Andy Warhol, Truman Capote and Rudolf Nureyev as friends in a star-studded life, has died at the age of 85. Grace Lee reports......»»

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Chicago police seek follow-up interview with "Empire" actor

Chicago police have shifted the direction of their investigation into actor Jussie Smollett's report of a hate-crime assault and are seeking to interview him again, after releasing two men detained for questioning in the probe, a police spokesman said on Saturday......»»

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Israeli director Nadav Lapid"s "Synonyms" wins Berlinale

Nadav Lapid's "Synonyms", an anarchic story about an Israeli who tries to suppress his origins after moving to Paris, won the Berlin Film Festival's coveted Golden Bear award on Saturday......»»

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Lead roles in Chinese saga "So Long My Son" share best actor awards at Berlinale

Wang Jingchun and Yong Mei won Silver Bears for best actor and best actress respectively for their joint lead roles as husband and wife in Chinese director Wang Xiaoshuai's epic family saga "So Long My Son" at the Berlin Film Festival on Saturday......»»

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Israeli director Nadav Lapid"s "Synonyms" wins Golden Bear

Israeli director Nadav Lapid's film "Synonyms", about an Israeli man who tries to suppress his origins after moving to Paris, starting with his own language, won the Berlin Film Festival's coveted Golden Bear award on Saturday......»»

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Alexa Chung imagines "off the grid" escapism for second London show

Model, presenter-turned-designer Alexa Chung went back in time for her second catwalk show in London. Rough cut (no reporter narration)......»»

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Molly Goddard brings tulle and shocking pink to London Fashion Week

Goddard said her clients would "stomp through the storm" next winter in her taffeta frocks, pinstripe suits and bright argyle knits. Rough cut (no reporter narration)......»»

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"Roma" actress says she is proud of her roots after fellow actor uses racial slur

Oscar-nominated Mexican actress Yalitza Aparicio, who stars in the critically acclaimed film "Roma," said on Saturday that she was proud of her indigenous roots after a soap opera star used a racial slur to describe her......»»

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Matty Bovan, Edwardian England at London Fashion Week

At the Matty Bovan fashion models wore prints, tapestry-like knitwear and crinoline skirts in an "ode to England." Rough cut (no reporter narration)......»»

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Swiss actor Bruno Ganz who played Hitler in "Downfall" dies aged 77

Bruno Ganz, the Swiss actor who portrayed Adolf Hitler in Oscar-nominated film "Downfall" and the kindly grandfather in "Heidi", died of cancer at his home in Zurich on Saturday, aged 77, his agent said......»»

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London Fashion Week faces Brexit reality

London Fashion Week is kicking off but any of its collections won't hit store shelves until after Britain leaves the European Union. Retailers and designers are fear the divorce will effect their business, and access to talent. Jayson Mansaray reports......»»

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Suspects in alleged attack on "Empire" actor released

Suspects arrested in connection with an alleged racist and homophobic assault on "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett in Chicago were released on Friday, police said......»»

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Mexican actor apologizes for racial slur against "Roma" actress

A Mexican soap opera star apologized on Friday for using a racial slur to describe actress Yalitza Aparicio, whose performance in the critically acclaimed film "Roma" made her the first indigenous woman to be nominated for a best actress Oscar......»»

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Oscar organizers scrap plan to award four Oscars in commercial breaks

The organizers of the Oscars ceremony on Friday scrapped a plan to award four Academy Awards during commercial breaks in the Feb. 24 telecast, following an uproar by Hollywood filmmakers, actors and others......»»

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Police arrest "potential suspects" in alleged attack on "Empire" actor

Two Nigerian brothers have been arrested in connection with an alleged racist and homophobic assault on "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett in Chicago, the city's police department said on Friday......»»

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Police have "potential suspects" in alleged attack on "Empire" actor

Two men being questioned in connection with an alleged racist and homophobic assault on "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett in Chicago are potential suspects in the alleged crime, the city's police department said on Friday......»»

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Portrait of Brazilian revolutionary is a salvo in fight over history

The makers of "Marighella", a film about a left-wing revolutionary murdered by Brazil's 1960s military dictatorship, hope their film will help counter a version of the country's history that they see far-right President Jair Bolsonaro as propagating......»»

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Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom hint at engagement with ring picture

The 'Californian Gurls' singer and the 'Lord of the Rings' actor are seen showing off a ring in a photo posted on both their Instagram accounts, a day after Valentine's Day. Rough cut (no reporter narration)......»»

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Father of supermodel concept awaits ex-wives" verdict in film

The German photographer credited with inventing the concept of the supermodel in the 1980s is the subject of "Women's Stories", a documentary that premiered at the Berlin Film Festival on Friday......»»

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