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Oscars 2021: How the event achieved its 'Inspirational x Aspirational' dress code with reds, metallics, political statements
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Oscars 2021: How the event achieved its 'Inspirational x Aspirational' dress code with reds, metallics, political statements

The ceremony gave a much-needed glimpse into a (hopefully) near future, when physical events and red carpets won’t be as much of an anomaly as they are today, and simply dressing up won’t be considered both inspirational and aspirational.

Oscars 2021: Florian Zeller opens up on The Father win, and looking forward to his next film The Son
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Oscars 2021: Florian Zeller opens up on The Father win, and looking forward to his next film The Son

Florian Zellar revealed he has already settled on his next film project, an adaptation of another of his plays, The Son, which belongs to the same trilogy as The Father.

Oscars 2021: Glenn Close twerks to EU's Da Butt during a game conducted by actor Lil Rel Howery
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Oscars 2021: Glenn Close twerks to EU's Da Butt during a game conducted by actor Lil Rel Howery

When it was Close’s turn, EU’s 'Da Butt' played for a few seconds. Howery expressed doubt that Close would know the song, but she proved him wrong.

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: 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: 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.

Unpacking the Oscar gift bags and the tradition that has endured despite the pandemic
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Unpacking the Oscar gift bags and the tradition that has endured despite the pandemic

Distinctive Assets, an entertainment marketing firm, is offering a gift bag worth about $205,000 to the 25 acting and directing nominees. Another player in Hollywood’s giveaway economy, GBK Brand Bar, is offering freebies worth $60,000.

Oscars 2021: Disney to reportedly promote award show through special episodes of American Idol, The Simpsons
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Oscars 2021: Disney to reportedly promote award show through special episodes of American Idol, The Simpsons

To promote Oscars 2021, American Idol contestants will reportedly perform Oscar-nominated songs, while judge Lionel Richie will open the episode with his Oscar-winning song ‘Say You, Say Me'

Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: On the unusual, gonzo art of scriptwriting in an ever evolving scenario
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Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: On the unusual, gonzo art of scriptwriting in an ever evolving scenario

There are plenty of scenes scripted straightforwardly, but screenwriting for Borat also means finding ways to manipulate the real world, guessing how people will respond, and shoehorning those guerilla encounters into a coherent narrative.

Oscars 2021: Romanian documentary Collective studies the multifarious factors at play in shaping a democracy
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Oscars 2021: Romanian documentary Collective studies the multifarious factors at play in shaping a democracy

Collective characterises democracy as a long and slow process of negotiation and compromise involving the incessant interplay of individual will, institutional inertia, and societal moods.

As diversity concerns, dominance of streaming apps contribute to Oscars fatigue, ratings slide for coveted awards show
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As diversity concerns, dominance of streaming apps contribute to Oscars fatigue, ratings slide for coveted awards show

As real-life hardship has intensified for many viewers, from food insecurity and job disruption to the isolation of lockdowns and parenting struggles, awards shows offer less escapism and razzle-dazzle than in the past, often relying on pre-taped performances and Zoom boxes for nominees.

Atlantis movie review: Ukraine-set post-apocalyptic film is more commentary on dystopia than human drama
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Atlantis movie review: Ukraine-set post-apocalyptic film is more commentary on dystopia than human drama

Atlantis deftly captures the way overarching forces, like war and corporate industry, rob people of their very selves, it rarely re-forges their identities or imbues them with enough humanity to present what’s truly at stake.

Quo Vadis, Aida? movie review: Oscar-nominated Bosnian film deftly examines the Srebrenica massacre
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Quo Vadis, Aida? movie review: Oscar-nominated Bosnian film deftly examines the Srebrenica massacre

Quo Vadis, Aida? manages to open up the film from this narrow narrative perspective to larger political questions in a fairly organic manner.

Oscars 2021: As organisers announce no Zoom coverage, fear of many no-shows looms large during ceremony
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Oscars 2021: As organisers announce no Zoom coverage, fear of many no-shows looms large during ceremony

From covering their own travel expenses to no Zoom coverage, many PR agencies feel their talents will not bother showing up fr the Oscars ceremony this year

Academy Awards 2021: Assessing chances of Best Picture nominees in a year dominated by the uncertain
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Academy Awards 2021: Assessing chances of Best Picture nominees in a year dominated by the uncertain

Though Nomadland is considered by most pundits to be the frontrunner, an atypical awards season is not guaranteed to go with the expected winner.

Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas to announce Oscar nominations on 15 March, actors reveal in video
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Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas to announce Oscar nominations on 15 March, actors reveal in video

The nominees for all 23 categories will be streamed live on Oscars.com, Oscars.org and across the Academy’s digital platforms on Monday