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Oscars 2021 won't go virtual, ceremony will have 'in-person telecast', confirms The Academy
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Oscars 2021 won't go virtual, ceremony will have 'in-person telecast', confirms The Academy

Oscars 2021 will likely be held at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, and the organisers are in the process of figuring out audience capacity and seating plans.

Shameless starring Sayani Gupta selected as India's entry for Oscars 2021 in short film category
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Shameless starring Sayani Gupta selected as India's entry for Oscars 2021 in short film category

Shameless, written and directed by Keith Gomes, beat Vidya Balan's Natkhat to the Oscars race.

Iran selects Majid Majidi drama Sun Children as official entry for Oscars 2021
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Iran selects Majid Majidi drama Sun Children as official entry for Oscars 2021

Sun Children will be Majid Majidi's sixth film to represent Iran at the Oscars.

Deepa Mehta's Funny Boy selected as Canada's international film entry to Oscars 2021
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Deepa Mehta's Funny Boy selected as Canada's international film entry to Oscars 2021

Deepa Mehta, who has scored her second Academy Award nomination with Funny Boy, says the film holds up the "flag of inclusion, in a world tethering towards an abyss of the great divide."

Oscars 2021 will be unlike any edition in The Academy's 93-year old history, thanks to the coronavirus
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Oscars 2021 will be unlike any edition in The Academy's 93-year old history, thanks to the coronavirus

Besides the possibility of an Emmys-like virtual award ceremony, Oscars 2021 could be a game-changer in terms of nominations, where streaming giants, smaller production houses, and Black contenders may find more space.

David Rubin, casting director of Big Little Lies, reelected as The Academy president for second term
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David Rubin, casting director of Big Little Lies, reelected as The Academy president for second term

David Rubin had earlier succeeded cinematographer John Bailey as the Film Academy president in 2019

Alia Bhatt, Hrithik Roshan, casting director Nandini Shrikent among others from India invited to join The Academy
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Alia Bhatt, Hrithik Roshan, casting director Nandini Shrikent among others from India invited to join The Academy

The Academy said the new invitees include 36 per cent of people of colour and 45 per cent women with artistes from 68 countries.

Elton John cancels remaining New Zealand tour performances due to pneumonia diagnosis; shows postponed to 2021
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Elton John cancels remaining New Zealand tour performances due to pneumonia diagnosis; shows postponed to 2021

Elton John said in a statement Tuesday he was ‘incredibly disappointed’ and sent his sincerest apologies to his fans.

Producer claims Bong Joon Ho's Parasite plagiarised its story from Tamil film Minsara Kanna starring Vijay
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Producer claims Bong Joon Ho's Parasite plagiarised its story from Tamil film Minsara Kanna starring Vijay

Parasite became the first South Korean film to win in the Best Picture category at the Oscars.

The woman behind Oscar-winning Parasite: All you need to know about Miky Lee, South Korean entertainment's biggest mogul
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The woman behind Oscar-winning Parasite: All you need to know about Miky Lee, South Korean entertainment's biggest mogul

Behind Parasite, and Korea's, rise to the front of the cinematic conversation is Miky Lee, whose $4.1 billion entertainment empire serves as the foundation for much of the cultural output of the country.

Lessons from Parasite: Let's talk about 1917, Marriage Story and the art of Oscar-nominated closeted conservatism
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Lessons from Parasite: Let's talk about 1917, Marriage Story and the art of Oscar-nominated closeted conservatism

Parasite's Oscar win may spark a discussion on other nominees in the Best Picture category that preferred to speak in binaries while pretending not to do so — films like 1917 and Marriage Story, that faked nuance while in fact telling a one-sided story | Anna MM Vetticad writes

Oscars 2020: Twitter reacts to Bong-Joon Ho's 'drink all night' statement, Martin Scorsese falling asleep during Eminem's performance
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Oscars 2020: Twitter reacts to Bong-Joon Ho's 'drink all night' statement, Martin Scorsese falling asleep during Eminem's performance

Other moments from Oscars 2020 that led to interesting Twitter reactions include Taika Waititi hiding his award under a seat.

Oscars 2020: Despite absence from ceremony, Priyanka Chopra Jonas cheers for Parasite's historic win on Instagram
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Oscars 2020: Despite absence from ceremony, Priyanka Chopra Jonas cheers for Parasite's historic win on Instagram

As the South Korean drama Parasite made history at the 92nd Academy Awards, actor Priyanka Chopra congratulated the team of the movie and said the craft of artists has the power to transcend borders.

Oscars 2020: Leslie Jones reveals she 'abstained' from voting in most categories; cites 'no black people' as reason
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Oscars 2020: Leslie Jones reveals she 'abstained' from voting in most categories; cites 'no black people' as reason

Both BAFTA and the Academy have been heavily criticised for the lack of representation and diversity after the nominations were announced. The acting categories had shut out people of colour while no women filmmakers were recognised in the directing segment.

Oscars 2020: Hair Love director Matthew Cherry brings Deandre Arnold, teen told to cut dreadlocks, to Academy Awards
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Oscars 2020: Hair Love director Matthew Cherry brings Deandre Arnold, teen told to cut dreadlocks, to Academy Awards

With Hair Love, Matthw Cherry has become the second former professional athlete to win an Oscar, following Kobe Bryant, who won at the 2018 Oscars.

Oscars 2020: Joaquin Phoenix wins Best Actor for Joker, addresses racism, climate change, gender inequality
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Oscars 2020: Joaquin Phoenix wins Best Actor for Joker, addresses racism, climate change, gender inequality

At the Academy Awards and the entire Hollywood award season, Phoenix had emerged as an undisputed frontrunner even though he was up against the likes of Leonardo DiCaprio (Once Upon a Time in Hollywood), Adam Driver (Marriage Story), Antonio Banderas (Pain & Glory) and Jonathan Pryce (The Two Popes).

Oscars 2020: Barack Obama, Michelle's Netflix production debut American Factory wins Best Documentary
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Oscars 2020: Barack Obama, Michelle's Netflix production debut American Factory wins Best Documentary

American Factory, which registered the Obamas' first win at Oscars, was acquired by Netflix at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival.

Oscars 2020: Bong Joon-Ho first South Korean to win Best Director; Parasite gets Best International Feature Film
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Oscars 2020: Bong Joon-Ho first South Korean to win Best Director; Parasite gets Best International Feature Film

In a first for South Korea, master-director Bong Joon Ho earned the Academy Award for the best director and best original screenplay for his genre-defying Parasite, while filmmaker Taika Waititi bagged the Oscar in the adapted screenplay category for the film Jojo Rabbit.

Oscars 2020: Eminem drops surprise performance; Janella Monae, Billy Porter, Idina Menzel take to the stage
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Oscars 2020: Eminem drops surprise performance; Janella Monae, Billy Porter, Idina Menzel take to the stage

At Oscars 2020, the opening performance, often accused of triggering yawns, invited standing ovations.