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How to win your Oscars pool: Insider tips from CBC's film critic

Fans of Hollywood will be able to have brunch Sunday while watching the pre-Oscars coverage. "That's my dream - get in a time machine and go back and ruin the Oscars for all those hosts ". Despite the critical and commercial success of La La Land (it made just US$24 million at the Chinese box office compared to close to $370m worldwide), many Chinese cinephiles remained confused over exactly how it had been so popular.

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Serial burglar guilty of costly raid at Simon Cowell's home

February will be sentenced at Isleworth Crown Court on Wednesday. February, 33, was jailed last year for eight and a half years for causing death by risky driving after killing 52-year-old father Kenneth Baldwin. During evidence, it emerged that Cowell's security worker Simon Williams believed he must have been using the bathroom at the moment the burglary occurred.

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Titanic star Bill Paxton dies aged 61

Paxton had more than 90 acting credits throughout his career and he directed films such as "The Greatest Game Ever Played" and " Frailty ". CBS hasn't announced if the show will be back for a second season - but if Training Day gets renewed, the powers that be already know how they'll handle the tragic death.

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Oscars Mix Up: Emma Stone Responsible For Warren Beatty's 'Moonlight' Mistake?

But Emma Stone who was on the stage with nothing but "OMG", has broken her silence after the on-stage fiasco and shit just got real! "I want to tell you what happened", he said. The cause for the Best Picture Oscar confusion was an envelope error. Beatty returned onstage to apologize for the gaffe, which he blamed on being handed the wrong envelope.

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Oscar Oops! Confusion as wrong victor announced

Warren Beatty does not care who wins Best Picture . PricewaterhouseCoopers, the accounting firm responsible for counting and and releasing the results of the Academy votes, has released an official statement about the mistake and appear to be taking full responsibility.

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These Oscar winning actors reading mean tweets about themselves is everything

Check out the full clip that had all audience members, those present and those at home, in stitches! "Oh, look at me.I'm Ryan Gosling, I have ideal bone structure and kind eyes", he read. Following minutes of sheer chaos-and co-presenter Warren Beatty trying to explain his and Faye Dunaway's onstage flub-Emma Stone , Mahershala Ali, Moonlight director Barry Jenkins, and stars headed to the press room and shared their thoughts about what went down.

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Sammy Davis Jr. Handled His Oscar Flub Like A Boss

That's what happened when Warren Beatty mistakenly bestowed the honour on La La Land rather than Moonlight last night though - and amazingly it's not the first time the wrong victor has been announced. He read out the nominees for the category: Irma La Douce , Bye Bye Birdie, A New Kind of Love , Sundays and Cybele and The Sword in the Stone .

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Dan Humphrey From "Gossip Girl" Just Got Married in Real Life

The 30-year-old actor quietly tied the knot with singer Domino Kirke at a Brooklyn courthouse on Monday (February 27). A rep for Badgley did not immediately return The Hollywood Reporter's request for comment. Dan Humphrey is officially off the market! And another friend shared a photo of the happy couple together, with the sentiment "Congrats to a couple handsome people ❤".

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La La Land producer Jordan Horowitz reacts to Oscar night's shocking mix-up

The 89th Academy Awards was meant to make history - and it did, but for the wrong reason. Before the mainstream success of "La La Land", his most high-profile endeavors were 2010's "The Kids Are All Right", which starred Annette Bening and Julianne Moore, and 2016's "Miss Stephens".

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Nobody wore Oscar gold better than Emma Stone

Director Barry Jenkins said, "Even in my dreams, this could not be true". Meanwhile, Stone (who won for Best Actress earlier in the evening) was visibly stunned, repeating "Oh my God". I think we would have loved to win best picture . This was Stone's second Oscar nomination, having previously been nominated in Best Supporting Actress for 2014's Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance ).

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'Moonlight' Dominates the 2017 Independent Spirit Awards

The Spirit Awards are meant to celebrate the independent and alternative movies released in the previous year. Fortunately for the Spirit Awards, the hosting duties went to one of the hottest comedy teams working today, Nick Kroll and John Mulaney , who were able to cut their way through films about oppression, terminal illness, family deaths and the assassination of our 35th President.

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Mahershala Ali ready to focus on baby

It was about Chiron". Ali also thanked his wife Amatus Sami-Karim, who gave birth to their first child four days before the award ceremony. In Ali's senior year, Engle says, she cast him in the campus' first play with an entirely black cast.

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Ryan Gosling's Priceless Reaction To Best Picture Blunder

Ali's Oscar was a climactic ending to an already remarkable week for the " Moonlight " actor, whose daughter Bari was born Wednesday. I still have a lot of growing and learning and work to do. "I know I'm not the best, but I'm proud of myself", she said . "I think everyone's in a state of confusion still, excitement but confusion", she explained.

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Moonlight Stars Pose for Calvin Klein

The cast of Moonlight came dressed to impress in the American label when they stepped out at the 2017 Oscars on Sunday evening. It stars the men from best picture victor Moonlight including Mahershala Ali , Alex Hibbert , Ashton Sanders and Trevante Rhodes.

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Emma Stone Responds to Uncomfortable Oscars Mix-up

I think we all would have loved to win Best Picture , but we are so excited for Moonlight . In reality, Barry Jenkins' Moonlight , the underdog which was snubbed at the BAFTAs, was granted with the biggest award of the night. The final straight continued with the award for Best Actor . But it seems that Ryan Gosling, who plays a struggling jazz pianist in the critically acclaimed La La Land , was rather less impressed by the cock-up.

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'La La Land's' Emma Stone discusses Oscars award mix-up

The Whine Helmets won Best Documentary Short at the 2017 Academy Awards. For Best Actress-winner Emma Stone , readying for this year's red carpet event doubled as a visual ode to Hollywood-a fitting choice, as La la Land pays homage to Tinsel Town in all its whimsical glory.

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Oscar Oops! Confusion as wrong winner announced

It was the Oscar mix-up heard all around the world and has unfortunately taken some of the wind out of " Moonlight's " sails. "The key question", they write , "will be whether the duplicate of the best actress award, which had just been announced, was handed to Beatty in the wings as he walked out to announce the best picture victor".

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Barry Jenkins & Tarell Alvin McCraney's 'Moonlight' Acceptance Speech Spoke Passionately To Marginalized

Actor Mahershala Ali won best supporting actor for his role in the film, a coming-of-age story about a young black man in Florida, earlier in the evening. we have your back... for the next 4 years we won't forget you", Barry said during the speech. "Oh captain, my captain", she told Washington, "thank you for putting two entities in the driving seat: August and God".

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Halle Berry Shimmers on the Red Carpet at the Oscars 2017

Aubry had straightened and highlighted their 6-year-old daughter's hair, in what Berry argued was an attempt to white-wash her daughter's heritage. She was recently seen out and about with a similar look . Berry told Vogue , "The dress is glamorous with a sense of romance that made me feel feminine and fresh". And their glam session was just as fun as the finished product.

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Oscars 2017: Mahershala Ali is first Muslim actor to win academy award

Last year's Best Supporting Actress winner Alicia Vikander announced the victor in the category. "I just want to thank her for being such a soldier throughout this process and help and really carry me through it all, so thank you". Kimmel then joked that Ali and his wife would have trouble naming their daughter due to his surname, saying: "You can't name her Amy". However, what everyone should be talking about is Davis' heart-wrenchingly attractive acceptance speech , which she gave - ...

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Lorde Teases New Era In "Mysterious" Ad, New Single Out This Friday?

The end of the advert shows two dates, 3.2.2017 NYC and 3.3.2017 NZ, so expect the new music to come out this Friday. A TV ad, which aired about 7.15pm tonight, might be the teaser signaling her new album. The "Royals" hitmaker also teased that her new collection of tracks will reflect where her life is now, compared to her first album which dealt with her "teenage glory".

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Oscars Ratings: Best Picture Gaffe Stained Show Down From 2016

While President Donald Trump is yet to unleash on the comedian-writer for his Oscars jokes, Trump's spokesperson, Katrina Pierson replied to Jimmy Kimmel's Tweet, saying President Trump was actually busy in a meeting with governors! "Dead man walking the red carpet", Kimmel captioned the picture.

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Ryan Gosling Brings Sister to 2017 Oscars, Eva Mendes Stays Home

Some believe that the notoriously secretive couple might once again be keeping their relationship. He stopped to chat with Robin Roberts on the red carpet, where she joked she would be happy to be his "arm candy" for the night. After all, the " La La Land " star's closest brush to a public display of affection was at the recent Golden Globes. The actor was nominated for Best Actor but lost out to Casey Affleck , who won the award for his performance in " Manchester By The Sea ".

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Missoni Spreads Message of Solidarity & Serenity at Milan Fashion Week

While walking the runway at Moschino's show during Milan Fashion Week on Thursday (Feb. 23, 2017), the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star stepped out clad in a garbage-inspired skirt suit and a cardboard box fascinator. Missoni has not been the only woman at Milan's fashion week to take up the call for unity among women in a troubled period. Supermodel Gigi Hadid nearly took an embarrassing tumble on the catwalk for the Moschino show at Milan Fashion Week .

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Ariana Grande, Future release racy 'Everyday' music video

The steamy new music video features plenty of intense make-out sessions between strangers in even stranger environments. The song is now sitting at No. Check out the full music video for " Everyday ". Grande is now on the road as part of her " Dangerous Woman " world tour. Future , meanwhile, has released two albums in the last two weeks: " Future " and " HNDRXX ".

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'Moonlight's' Barry Jenkins reveals what he's doing after the Oscars

However, they are all just warm-ups for the big one, the Oscars, which will be handed out in Hollywood's Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles tonight. "It starts with us". Will Manchester By The Sea's Casey Affleck beat Ryan Gosling and Denzel Washington? Davis is now the first African-American to win an Oscar, an Emmy (in 2015, for "How to Get Away with Murder") and a Tony (" Fences " in 2010 and "King Hedley II" in 2001).

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Steve Harvey to Warren Beatty After Epic Oscars Flub: 'Call Me'

And Steve Harvey himself, who had made said error. "This is not a joke". Jordan Horowitz , the producer of " La La Land ", the movie that lost the Best Picture category, that's who. That's why I took such a long look at Faye and at you; I wasn't trying to be amusing". The audience applauds, as the cast, crew and producers of " La La Land " take the stage to accept what many had anticipated, the coveted honor of best picture.

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Two Yale alumni win big at Oscars

It's Moonlight's time to shine. Setting aside the tumultuous way it happened, " Moonlight " capped off an astonishing award-season run with its best picture victory at the Oscars, having swept the Independent Spirit Awards the night before.

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Oscars beauty: 10 best red carpet looks

Nicole: Australian beauty, Nicole Kidman looked every bit the diva in a nude Armani Prive gown and diamond jewellery. Blanchett accepted her Oscar in 2014 while wearing this handsome gown. Nominee Michelle Williams wore a deep plunging black and white Louis Vuitton dress. Ginnifer Goodwin wore a red long-sleeved Zuhair Murad lace gown.

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Isabelle Huppert Is Wearing Starry Armani Prive at the 2017 Oscars

The 89th Academy Awards got off on the right foot, with a song and dance, but ended with the most stunning mistake ever to befall the esteemed awards show when the best picture Oscar was presented to the wrong movie. East Bay native Mahershala Ali won Best Supporting Actor for " Moonlight ". How can I watch them? Ezra Edelman delivers a speech on stage after he won the Best Documentary Feature award for "O.J".

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Mahershala Ali becomes the first Muslim actor to win an Academy Award

Nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Oscar , Ali recalled the moment he first met his child as being the moment he cherished, sharing that his daughter came "quickly". "I would thank my wife who was in her third trimester". U.S. President Donald Trump and actress Meryl Streep also took center stage on the movie industry's biggest night as host Jimmy Kimmel fired off political zingers after an awards season marked by celebrity opposition to Trump.

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The Oscars' Last-Minute Surprise Highlights What's Wrong With the Bloated Award Show

Moonlight was the correct victor for best picture, but the incorrect envelope was handed to presenters Beatty and Dunaway. Beatty and Dunaway had been given a card that revealed that La La Land's Emma Stone was the leading actress victor, prompting them to incorrectly announce the musical as the victor.

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Damien Chazelle wins Best Director Award of 89th Oscar

As a young director in Hollywood, this time Chazelle challenged an old-fashion way of music to tell a classic Hollywood story "La La Land", which was described by critics as "a love letter to Los Angeles". Ryan Gosling, thank you for making me laugh and always raising the bar and being the best partner on this insane adventure. The previous youngest was Norman Taurog , who won for " Skippy " at the age of 32.

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Zidane cools fresh Bale injury worries after stunning Real Madrid comeback

Real looked destined for a second loss in a week on the east coast after Wednesday's 2-1 reverse at Valencia but Bale, making his first start since November, headed a goal back in the 64th before Ronaldo levelled with a penalty 10 minutes later.

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Oscars 2017 Emma Stone wins Best Actress for "La La Land"

Emma Stone was in fray for the prestigious award along with Meryl Streep , Natalie Portman , Ruth Negga and Isabelle Huppert . Whose Oscar look did you like best? She was previously nominated at the Academy Awards for her role in Birdman previous year for her supporting role in the Best Picture victor.


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