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La La Land Has Two Chances for Best Original Song Oscar

Among Clinton supporters surveyed, 27 percent felt "Hidden Figures" - a black female-led NASA drama - should take home the Best Picture Oscar, while only 12 percent of Trump voters agreed. Among the hopefuls this year are three actors: with supporting nods for Naomie Harris for Moonlight and Dev Patel for Lion and a best actor mention for Andrew Garfield for Hacksaw Ridge - down slightly on the six recognised in 2016 and five in 2015.

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Wins That Could Make History at the Oscars This Sunday

Frozen composer Robert Lopez was just 38 when he achieved the coveted "grand slam" of Emmy, Grammy, Oscar , and Tony wins a few years ago, with "Let It Go" for Best Original Song . "I've been nervous since the day they asked me to do this, I nearly wish they like woke me out of bed the night before and said hey today you're hosting the Oscars ".

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Differences between the Obama and Trump administrations' policies on undocumented workers

The first memo , which says all illegal aliens are subject to deportation, is specifically concerned with internal immigration control and orders ICE agents to disregard Barack Obama's previous order to concentrate on known criminals and recent undocumented arrivals.

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Of The Most Pioneering, Badass Women In The Film Industry

The White Helmets is the big challenger but with Joe's Violin also in the mix, it's a decision as to whether to back the shorty or take the risk on a less likely victor with a tempting multiplier. Zero of the acting nominees this year were nominated last year. That award went to Denzel Washington for "Fences". The Academy Awards is a time for celebrating the most innovative, creative and experimental members of the film community - a night of jubilation, congratulation and prosperity.

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6 major moments to watch for at the Oscars

Still, nobody can take away the fact that these films landed at least 12 nominations each, regardless of how well they might (or might not) hold up today. She deserved the Oscar in 2015 for her supporting role in " Birdman " (but lost to Patricia Arquette), so this is the chance to remedy that. Despite being a movie about jazz staring two white people, " La La Land's " escapism and joy-and Hollywood loving to award movies about itself-this is the safest bet for the night's most coveted ...

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Jimmy Kimmel prepares for first time hosting Academy Awards

Talking to academy members who are voting in this category, I heard from people championing each of the five nominees. It's possible that will be it. "I hope you're a coach one day because that's the kind of thing to get the players really fired up". "I'm just me. I think it would be phony to go about.

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Damien Chazelle recounts 'La La Land's' dance to the big screen

Could "Hidden Figures" be the movie poised to play spoiler for Best Picture? But I believe that France's longtime screen goddess Isabelle Huppert will upset and pick up the prize for her turn as a resilient rape victim who takes revenge into her own hands in Paul Verhoeven's " Elle ".

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Jimmy Kimmel Clears the Air on Retirement Comments

So what'll be next for the radio host-turned-face of the 89th Oscars? The Oscars host doodled on Damon's picture (Damon is a nominee this year as producer of Best Picture contender Manchester by the Sea ). Nearly two years ago now, Romo made an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live to discuss the future of the Dallas Cowboys... oh Tony, if you'd only known then what you do now.

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How To Stream The 89th Academy Awards Online And Free In Australia

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is made up of over 6,000 voting members of film-industry professionals. However, it is expected to fall short of the record 11 statuettes achieved by Ben-Hur (1959), Titanic and The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King (2003).

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Pacquiao, Khan agree to terms for April 23 fight

Nevertheless Top Rank promoter Bob Arum outlined the prospect of a fight as "total and complete bulls***". Khan was the landslide victor in a poll ran by Pacquiao through his Twitter account, wherein the "Pacman" asked his fans who they wanted him to fight next.

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Rep. Keith Ellison loses bid for DNC chair to Tom Perez

It features front-runners Tom Perez, a Hispanic-American and former secretary of labour under Barack Obama who is the establishment pick; and Keith Ellison, the first Muslim elected to Congress, an African-American lawmaker from the party's progressive wing who has left open the prospect of pushing to impeach Trump.

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Trump Border Wall Faces Challenges in Southwest States

Just a couple of days before the meeting, his administration said it would deport immigrants of all nationalities to Mexico-a proposal that was immediately condemned south of the border. Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said the government could place tariffs on selected goods from USA states reliant on exports to Mexico. After a day's worth of meetings in Mexico City, both sides emerged to say the talks were productive and cordial.

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How did the Oscars statue get its name?

It will be even harder this year because there isn't a lot of suspense. Make your picks for the 89th Annual Academy Awards. Among them, Denzel Washington is poised to become the first black actor to win three acting awards if he wins best actor for his role in "Fences".

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Witches gather to cast spell on Donald Trump

Among the objects required to complete the spell was an unflattering photo of Trump, a tiny orange candle, a Tower tarot card and bowls of water and salt. Furthermore, she added that she likes to talk to the younger audiences she has, and that her music has become more "socially-aware". "That's kind of a global feeling".

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Mardi Gras Recipes To Make For Your Fat Tuesday Feast

East Main from Jones to Porter will close from 6:45 to 8:45 p.m. for the Mardi Gras celebration. On the day, smile for the camera and send a Mardi Gras image to your friends and family. The good times are rolling in Pensacola this weekend as Fat Tuesday approaches! The parade will circle the downtown arts district at Main and Grey Street, bounded by the railroad tracks and Porter Avenue.

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Cress Williams Cast as DC Comics Superhero 'Black Lightning'

Its pilot episode is coming up soon. Williams has been playing Lavon Hayes on the CW series Hart of Dixie , but has been acting for two decades, including appearances on Lois & Clark, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine , Nash Bridges , Providence, The West Hollywood Wind, Close To Home, ER, Veronica Mars, Grey's Anatomy, Prison Break , Friday Night Lights, and Code Black .

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Natalie Portman Will Not Attend Oscars 2017 Due to Pregnancy

The news she was expecting her second child broke back in September 2016, when she arrived at the Venice Film Festival premiere of her film Planetarium already beginning to show. She also said she feels it is particularly important to "celebrate art" in the wake of the current political climate. "I was just trying to get to something that people could get past and believe I was Jackie , and then you always have yourself in there too, inevitably".

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Are the Independent Spirit Awards an "Oscars rehearsal"?

The award also comes with a $25,000 unrestricted grant. Also Read: Oscar 2017 Predictions: Can Anything Stop "La La Land" Avalanche? Because " La La Land " cost too much money to qualify for the Spirits, it's unlikely that the streak of duplicate Spirit-Oscar winners could reach a fourth consecutive year.

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Patrick Stewart says he's retiring from 'X-Men'

Sir Patrick Stewart has held many great parts in his time, but one in particular has more substance than he imagined. He explains: " The film ended and we had to get on the stage after the end of the credits, so we sat there and that's how I realized there would never be The best way, in such a lovely, intelligent and moving way, to say goodbye to Charles that this movie, so I said to [Hugh] that same evening: 'I stop too, it's over.' ".

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Peter Kay joins Let It Shine

Five To Five sang their way to victory with performances of You Can't Stop The Beat from musical Hairspray and Wrecking Ball by Miley Cyrus. Barlow was joined by former bandmates Robbie Williams, Mark Owen and Howard Donald for a performance of their hit The Flood just before the result was announced.

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Can a Hydraulic Press Crush Wolverine's Adamantium Claws? No, It Can't.

About 14 minutes from new X-Men film " Logan " were cut out for its Chinese release. "It would be incredible to have Hugh resurrect Wolverine in the Deadpool universe, and again, Ryan's making a hard push to make that happen, and hopefully the public gets behind it and we can all convince Hugh to put the claws on one more time".

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Doctor Who - most risky man in the universe?

Peter Capaldi (the Doctor) will be joined for this, his final, season by Pearl Mackie (new companion Bill) and Matt Lucas (assistant Nardole), with guest appearances from David Suchet ( Poirot ) and Michelle Gomez as Missy. Titles of some of the library's books can be briefly seen, including The Pilot, Thin Ice , Knock and Oxygen. About 23 seconds into the trailer, we get a glimpse of what the Doctor, Bill, and Nardole are so gallantly running toward: a wibbly wobbly time vortex; a sort of ...

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Oscars 2017: By The Numbers

If she wins Best Supporting Actress for reprising her Tony-winning role in Fences, Davis will join an elite club of just 22 others who have at least one competitive Emmy, Tony, and Oscar. If " La La Land " wins both, it gets 10. The night will include performances by Justin Timberlake and John Legend, presentations from Emma Stone, Janelle Monáe, and Amy Adams, and - we're guessing - plenty of political jabs from host Jimmy Kimmel.

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Remy Ma Unleashes On New Diss Track

In a previous interview with the Breakfast Club , Remy Ma mentioned that if she has any issue with another rap peer, she will address that person directly with no room for speculation. But Remy fires back today and she fires back hard with the new song " shETHER ". This is going to be deciphered all day long because there are too many shots.

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'White Helmets' Cinematographer Blocked From Oscars Due to Travel Ban

In a shocking incident, the cinematographer behind Netflix's "The White Helmets", Khaled Khateeb, nominated for the documentary short award, has been denied entry to the USA for Sunday's Academy Awards by the immigration authorities. "Derogatory information" can include anything from suspected terrorist links to more pedestrian passport irregularities. "The White Helmets" is a 40-minute Netflix documentary about volunteers, known as White Helmets, who work to rescue Syrians affected by the ...

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Sinead O'Connor Apologizes For Saying Arsenio Hall Killed Prince

Last May, not long after Prince's death, Sinéad O'Connor took to her official Facebook page to accuse Arsenio Hall of supplying the late singer with drugs and once spiking O'Connor's drink. Arsenio I've reported you to the Carver County Sherrif's office. Arsenio Hall (AKA Prince's and Eddie Murphy's bitch) Hall's spokespeople responded nearly immediately saying that the actor and talk show host was not involved and that O'Connor's statement was "absolutely false, ridiculous and absurd".

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Hillary's America and Batman v Superman win four Razzies each

Dinesh D'Souza's reviled "so-called documentary" was named Worst Picture of 2016 along with Worst Actor (for his own narration), Worst Director and Worst Actress (for whoever portrayed Hillary Clinton in the film). 2 , the star-studded follow-up to 2001's Zoolander , which collected just one gong despite scoring nine nominations. The 37th Annual Razzie winners were announced on February 25 in line with tradition of sharing the performances that bombed just one day before the actual ...

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Laverne Cox Shut Down An Anti-Trans Activist On MSNBC

When asked multiple times by host Chris Matthews if fellow guests Laverne Cox and Mara Keisling - both trans women - should use the mens' restrooms, Travis struggled to give a definitive answer. "When trans people can't access public bathrooms we can't go to school effectively, go to work effectively, access health-care facilities - it's about us existing in public space", she said .

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John Legend admits his Twitter hacker was 'hilarious'

I would hate them if I didn't love them so damn much. "I don't think it's impossible to talk to him about issues, but I won't be used as a publicity stunt". OMG, there's nothing worse than a confusing assessment of your "endowment", huh? "Best dm (direct message) of my life", she posted, as she shared a message sent to her showing the All of Me hitmaker's bio saying, "I have a small penis".

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VX Nerve Agent Detected in Kim Jong Nam Death Probe: Malaysian Police

Four of the suspects are at-large in Malaysia while the "other four left Malaysia on the day of the attack, taking a circuitous route-via Dubai and Vladivostok, Russia-to get back to Pyongyang without going through China", according to the Post .

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Ian McShane wants Game of Thrones fans to ''get af***ing life''

The lovably curmudgeonly thesp played Brother Ray, a rural priest who rescued The Hound and nursed him back to health in the Season 6 episode "The Broken Man", before meeting an untimely demise at the hands of the Brotherhood Without Banners.

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Magician found dead at Hollywood's Magic Castle

The Magic Castle shut down to the public Friday evening after the body of a magician was found in a closet. and it appears the man hanged himself. Police have ruled his death a suicide, the New York Daily News reported , after the Los Angeles Fire Department had responded to calls from the popular venue at 7:25 p.m.

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Los Angeles Officials Urge ICE Agents to Stop Identifying Themselves as Police

He challenged the Trump administration's classification of "criminal illegal aliens", saying politicians were using strong language to make people more comfortable with the idea of mass deportation. He will be recruiting other law enforcement agencies to get on board, he said. "Those persons will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis, and when appropriate, arrested by ICE".

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A Highly Accurate Oscar Prediction Algorithm Announced Its Picks for 2017

Per IMDb , it actually won three Oscars: Best Picture , Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Celeste Holm and Best Director for Elia Kazan (you might know the name for his '50s work with films like A Streetcar Named Desire and On the Waterfront ).

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Finally! Cheryl debuts her baby bump in gorgeous new pics

The mother-to-be is positively glowing while posing in a tight black dress! No words needed!Cheryl Cole officially announced her pregnancy in a photo shoot for L'Oreal and The Prince's Trust, which was published by The Daily Mirror on Thursday, February 23.


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