Oscars 2021: Regina King reacts to Derek Chauvin's guilty verdict, Black American population's hardships in opening address
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Oscars 2021: Regina King reacts to Derek Chauvin's guilty verdict, Black American population's hardships in opening address

The One Night in Miami director was featured at the start of the 2021 Oscars in an opening produced by director Steven Soderberg.

Oscars 2021: Chloe Zhao's Best Director win meets lukewarm response, censorship in her home country China
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Oscars 2021: Chloe Zhao's Best Director win meets lukewarm response, censorship in her home country China

Zhao faced a nationalist backlash in March when she won a Golden Globe for Best Director, with internet users in China questioning whether she could be called Chinese and some saying she had insulted her home country in comments on the political system.

Oscars 2021: Nomadland, Chloe Zhao's meditative drama set in the American West, wins Best Picture
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Oscars 2021: Nomadland, Chloe Zhao's meditative drama set in the American West, wins Best Picture

Based on Jessica Bruder’s book of the same name, Nomadland stars Frances McDormand as Fern, a woman who, after the economic collapse of her company town in rural Nevada, packs her van and sets off on the road to explore a life outside of conventional society as a modern-day nomad.

Oscars 2021: Soul wins Best Animated Feature, giving Pixar its 11th Academy Award in 20 years
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Oscars 2021: Soul wins Best Animated Feature, giving Pixar its 11th Academy Award in 20 years

Directed by Pete Docter and featuring the voices of Jamie Foxx and Tina Fey, Soul follows a middle school band teacher who dreams of being a jazz musician and tries to escape the afterlife to do it.

Oscars 2021: Frances McDormand wins third Best Actress award for Chloe Zhao's Nomadland
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Oscars 2021: Frances McDormand wins third Best Actress award for Chloe Zhao's Nomadland

Before Nomadland, Frances McDormand won Best Actress for Fargo (1996) and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2018).

Oscars 2021: Anthony Hopkins wins his second Best Actor award after nearly 30 years for The Father
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Oscars 2021: Anthony Hopkins wins his second Best Actor award after nearly 30 years for The Father

The 80-year-old Hopkins won the Oscar for his role as a man who battles with dementia opposite Olivia Colman in the film directed by Florian Zeller.

Oscars 2021: My Octopus Teacher, story of a female mollusk and her human companion, wins Best Documentary
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Oscars 2021: My Octopus Teacher, story of a female mollusk and her human companion, wins Best Documentary

Ten years in the making, My Octopus Teacher began as a personal video project by South African filmmaker Craig Foster to rekindle his connection with nature by observing an inquisitive female mollusk while free-diving near Cape Town.

Oscars 2021: Minari's Youn Yuh-jung becomes first Korean performer to win Best Supporting Actress
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Oscars 2021: Minari's Youn Yuh-jung becomes first Korean performer to win Best Supporting Actress

Youn plays Soon-ja, a card-playing grandmom with a knack for swearing, who’s moved from Korea to join her daughter and stepson in his seemingly quixotic quest to trade dispiriting work in California for farming in Arkansas.

Oscars 2021 predictions: Who will take home top honours at 93rd Academy Awards?
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Oscars 2021 predictions: Who will take home top honours at 93rd Academy Awards?

Will Chole Zaho's Nomadland continue its dominance on awards season success, or find its charming voyage cut short? Here is the final list of predictions for all 23 categories.

Rita Wilson says Scott Rudin made her feel 'worthless' after her cancer diagnosis
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Rita Wilson says Scott Rudin made her feel 'worthless' after her cancer diagnosis

Rita Wilson claims Broadway producer Scott Rudin tried to find ways to fire her legally after learning the former had been diagnosed with breast cancer while starring in one of his shows.

Oscars 2021: Paul Raci on Sound of Metal, supporting actor nomination, and living an 'enhanced' life
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Oscars 2021: Paul Raci on Sound of Metal, supporting actor nomination, and living an 'enhanced' life

"For me, Sound of Metal was very personal because I’ve had to deal with hearing loss my whole life," says Paul Raci, who plays Riz Ahmed's mentor Joe in Sound of Metal.

Scott Rudin resigns from Broadway League over abuse allegations: 'Intend to work on my issues'
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Scott Rudin resigns from Broadway League over abuse allegations: 'Intend to work on my issues'

Scott Rudin apologised for his behaviour and revealed his resignation from the Broadway League in a statement.

The mythology of Mortal Kombat: How a 1992 video game spawned a globally successful franchise across media
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The mythology of Mortal Kombat: How a 1992 video game spawned a globally successful franchise across media

Ahead of the release of a 2021 spin-off on 23 April, here's a primer on the mythology and storytelling of the Mortal Kombat universe.

Anthony Bourdain documentary Roadrunner to have theatrical release in July
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Anthony Bourdain documentary Roadrunner to have theatrical release in July

Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain will have its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in June.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk to host Saturday Night Live on 8 May; Miley Cyrus will feature as musical guest
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk to host Saturday Night Live on 8 May; Miley Cyrus will feature as musical guest

Elon Musk may seem like an unusual choice since SNL is not known for picking hosts from the tech or business world.

Alternative Oscars 2021: What if genre films, trailers, posters, emerging filmmakers and actors had their own categories?
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Alternative Oscars 2021: What if genre films, trailers, posters, emerging filmmakers and actors had their own categories?

La Llorona, Swallow, Why Don't You Just Die! are some of the best films that saved us in the pandemic year, ones we thought should have been awards season mainstays, but were entirely walled off by the Academy.

Martin Scorsese, Paul Schrader reunite after 22 years for three-year web series about origins of Christianity
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Martin Scorsese, Paul Schrader reunite after 22 years for three-year web series about origins of Christianity

The series is based on the Apostles and on the Apocrypha, revealed Paul Schrader, adding it would be "dramatised" retelling.

Oscars 2021: Ahead of awards ceremony on 26 April, all you need to know about nomination process and how winners are chosen
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Oscars 2021: Ahead of awards ceremony on 26 April, all you need to know about nomination process and how winners are chosen

From who gets to vote to the process behind how nominations and winners are chosen, here's a guide to Oscars 2021.

Oscars 2021: Five years since diversity debate, is The Academy likely on the verge of making award-season history?
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Oscars 2021: Five years since diversity debate, is The Academy likely on the verge of making award-season history?

From Riz Ahmed becoming the first Muslim nominated for best actor, to Chloé Zhao's nomination as the first woman of colour in the directing category, this year’s eclectic mix practically ensures Oscar history will be made.

The Father movie review: Anthony Hopkins puts viewers in the disoriented mind of a dementia-stricken dad
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The Father movie review: Anthony Hopkins puts viewers in the disoriented mind of a dementia-stricken dad

Selective of what they show us and what they don't, director Florian Zeller and his editor Yorgos Lamprinos construct a fragmented narrative that mimics the nature of fading memories.