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The Academy defends Roman Polanski's expulsion; filmmaker's lawyer calls it 'a stupid PR stunt'
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The Academy defends Roman Polanski's expulsion; filmmaker's lawyer calls it 'a stupid PR stunt'

The Academy had expelled Roman Polanski along with Bill Cosby in 2018 for sexual harassment convictions.

Godfather actor Carmine Caridi, who was expelled from the Academy in 2004, passes away at 85
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Godfather actor Carmine Caridi, who was expelled from the Academy in 2004, passes away at 85

Carmine Caridi, who is best remembered for playing Carmine Rosato in The Godfather: Part II, has passed away

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to open office in Mumbai, confirms president
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Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to open office in Mumbai, confirms president

AMPAS president added the Academy is not a company or corporation but a service organisation for its members and for the artistes to preserve, expand and honour the history of cinema

Roman Polanski, Bill Cosby expelled from Motion Picture Academy over sexual abuse convictions
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Roman Polanski, Bill Cosby expelled from Motion Picture Academy over sexual abuse convictions

Cosby and Polanski are the first known members expelled for violating a conduct code the Academy adopted in December.

Oscars 2017 predictions: La La Land, Arrival, Lion, Moonlight; who will win big?
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Oscars 2017 predictions: La La Land, Arrival, Lion, Moonlight; who will win big?

From La La Land's record 14 nominations to the refreshing diversity in the Oscar line-up, the 89th Academy Awards hopefuls reflect the best of what movies had to offer this year. Here are our predictions.

Former US film academy president dies
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Former US film academy president dies

Fay Kanin, Hollywood screenwriter and former president of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), has died at Beverly Hills, California. She was 95.