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Regina King to star in, produce biopic on first Black US congresswoman Shirley Chisholm
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Regina King to star in, produce biopic on first Black US congresswoman Shirley Chisholm

"With this film, we hope to inspire many generations to come," Regina King said about her film Shirley in a statement.

Walter Bernstein, Oscar-nominated screenwriter, World War II correspondent, dies at 101 after bout of pneumonia
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Walter Bernstein, Oscar-nominated screenwriter, World War II correspondent, dies at 101 after bout of pneumonia

A World War II correspondent for the military who also had been published in The New Yorker, Bernstein was at the start of what seemed a promising film career when the Cold War and anti-Communist paranoia led to his being blacklisted in 1950.

Asif Kapadia on Diego Maradona, and how it's different from his previous two documentaries Senna and Amy
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Asif Kapadia on Diego Maradona, and how it's different from his previous two documentaries Senna and Amy

Academy Award-winning British Indian filmmaker Asif Kapadia opens up on interacting with Diego Maradona, who was the only alive subject of the three documentaries he has directed so far.

Bhanu Athaiya passes away: Indian cinema's pioneering costume designer brought authenticity, style to films 
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Bhanu Athaiya passes away: Indian cinema's pioneering costume designer brought authenticity, style to films 

Those who came into Bhanu Athaiya's orbit remember a wildly creative yet methodic professional, who brought an impressive formal expertise to the still nascent field of costume design in Indian films.

Bhanu Athaiya, Oscar-winning costume designer, dies at 91 after prolonged illness
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Bhanu Athaiya, Oscar-winning costume designer, dies at 91 after prolonged illness

Bhanu Athaiya won the Best Costume Design Oscar for her work in Richard Attenborough’s 1982 film Gandhi

Gene Deitch, Academy Award-winning animator, also known for directing Tom & Jerry, passes away aged 95
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Gene Deitch, Academy Award-winning animator, also known for directing Tom & Jerry, passes away aged 95

Gene Deitch's publisher, Petr Himmel, told The Associated Press Deitch died unexpectedly during the night on Thursday in his Prague residence

'How bad were the Academy Awards this year?': Donald Trump blasts Oscar-winning South Korean film Parasite, actor Brad Pitt during rally
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'How bad were the Academy Awards this year?': Donald Trump blasts Oscar-winning South Korean film Parasite, actor Brad Pitt during rally

Donald Trump ridiculed the historic best-picture Oscar win for South Korean film 'Parasite' telling a campaign rally he wished for the return of Hollywood classics like 1939’s 'Gone with the Wind'.

Bong Joon-ho's Parasite witnesses rise in worldwide box office earnings after historic Oscar win
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Bong Joon-ho's Parasite witnesses rise in worldwide box office earnings after historic Oscar win

Parasite became the first South Korean film to win the Best Picture Academy Award.

Oscars 2020: Laura Dern wins maiden Academy Award for supporting role in Marriage Story
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Oscars 2020: Laura Dern wins maiden Academy Award for supporting role in Marriage Story

Laura Dern’s win at Oscars 2020 came nearly three decades after her first Academy Award nomination, a lead actress bid in 1992 for Rambling Rose.

Pedro Almodóvar’s Oscar-nominated Pain and Glory looks a lot like autobiography, but then, so does Bad Education
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Pedro Almodóvar’s Oscar-nominated Pain and Glory looks a lot like autobiography, but then, so does Bad Education

Pedro Almodovar denies Pain and Glory is an accurate account of his life. If not a personal autobiography, it is perhaps a professional kind.

David Lynch receives honorary Academy Award, his first Oscar after three nominations: Here's his 20-word acceptance speech
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David Lynch receives honorary Academy Award, his first Oscar after three nominations: Here's his 20-word acceptance speech

David Lynch is known for directing cult classics like Blue Velvet and Mulholland Drive, as well as television's Twin Peaks.

Gemini Man behind-the-scenes featurette shows how Will Smith's younger version was digitally created
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Gemini Man behind-the-scenes featurette shows how Will Smith's younger version was digitally created

Gemini Man has been in the pipeline since 1997 but was put on hold for many years to allow the visual effects technology to catch up with the film's concept.

Yesterday: Exploring the 'Indian connection' shared by The Beatles and director Danny Boyle
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Yesterday: Exploring the 'Indian connection' shared by The Beatles and director Danny Boyle

Danny Boyle's Yesterday, that imagines a world without The Beatles, is slated to release in India this Friday on 12 July.

Bradley Cooper in talks to star in Guillermo del Toro's remake of Nightmare Alley
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Bradley Cooper in talks to star in Guillermo del Toro's remake of Nightmare Alley

Bradley Cooper was last seen in The Star is Born, which received an Academy Award nomination for Best Picture.

Free Solo review: A compelling fly-on-the-mountain account of man's unquenchable thirst to ascend
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Free Solo review: A compelling fly-on-the-mountain account of man's unquenchable thirst to ascend

The Academy Award-winning documentary on free solo climber Alex Honnod is as much about his lonely journey as it is about the collaborative process of filmmaking.

Netflix reportedly in talks to buy historic Egyptian Hollywood Theatre from American Cinematheque
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Netflix reportedly in talks to buy historic Egyptian Hollywood Theatre from American Cinematheque

The Cinematheque is expected to run screenings, lectures and occasional festivals on weekends while Netflix will program its screenings for weekday nights,

Andre Previn, four-time Academy Award-winning music composer, passes away at 89
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Andre Previn, four-time Academy Award-winning music composer, passes away at 89

Oscar-winning film composer and symphony orchestra conductor Andre Previn died Thursday at his home in Manhattan.

Oscars 2019: Black Panther, Roma may be on opposite sides of the spectrum, but both stand true to their milieus
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Oscars 2019: Black Panther, Roma may be on opposite sides of the spectrum, but both stand true to their milieus

What sets the two Best Picture nominees at Oscars 2019 apart was the intent to not water down the cultural markers of the minorities/places they represent.

Alfonso Cuaron’s Roma selected as Mexico’s Foreign Language submission for 91st Academy Awards
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Alfonso Cuaron’s Roma selected as Mexico’s Foreign Language submission for 91st Academy Awards

Roma is a semi-autobiographical film on filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron's early upbringing in the 1970s Mexico City, seen through the eyes of his housekeeper Cleo.