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Everything you need to know about the 2017 Oscars

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The debate about politics and Donald Trump has replaced the controversy over diversity at the Oscars, which has dominated discussion in recent years. Natalie Portman was expected to be her major competition for her exquisite performance as Jacqueline Kennedy in " Jackie ". It's impressive that the low-budgeted " Moonlight " can compete at all - I'd argue it should win both categories. Read More »

After Logan, Patrick Stewart is leaving the X-Men franchise

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While the credits were rolling I realised that if it was the end, there was no more ideal and attractive way to say, 'Au revoir , goodbye, adios'". That very evening he told Hugh Jackman that he too was done and that Logan would be his final movie as an X-Man as well. Read More »

DHS Orders Breathtaking Crackdown on Illegal Immigration

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Actually, that was the No. 1 priority under the Obama administration, which instructed immigration enforcement agents to prioritize deportation of those who committed serious crimes while in the United States. Falk said the new order may infringe on the rights of immigrants. There are more than 4.5 million children who were born here and are USA citizens, but who have at least one parent who is undocumented. Read More »

Will "La La Land" be super victor of 89th Oscar?

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While Barry Jenkin's stunning film was a serious early threat to take down La La Land , it's poor showing at numerous most recent award shows including the BAFTA's has left some doubt as to how much love it'll receive from Oscar . She is devastating as a faithful but eventually bereft wife in "Fences", and, beyond that, she has given so many varied and nuanced performances over recent years. Read More »

Oscar dreams come true in 'La La Land'

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Learn about the Oscars voting process after the jump. Not only was "La La Land" the most cited Best Picture nominee, but it's Trump supporters' favorite to win with 26 percent rooting for the musical, while 20 percent of Clinton supporters picked it as Best Picture . Read More »

Oscar-viewing guide: What to watch for at Sunday's Academy Awards

He has been hosting Jimmy Kimmel Live! for the last 14 years, has hosted the Emmy Awards in 2016 and also the American Music Awards. Wait, didn't he just host the Golden Globes? Jen Chaney and E. I don't think the human brain can process that many emotions at once, so I'm pretty focused once I get onstage. Throughout the awards season the likes of Meryl Streep and Mahershala Ali, who are nominated in the Best Actress and Best Supporting Actor categories for their performances in ... Read More »

Fearless predictions for the 2017 Academy Awards

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If anything does have a chance at upsetting "La La Land", my money would be on "Hidden Figures". But there are some tight races to be found elsewhere, so below I run down my picks for who's going to win every category while also offering up who could win , should win , and should have been nominated. Read More »

Wins That Could Make History at the Oscars This Sunday

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Washington won the SAG award for best actor , which has correctly predicted the last 12 Oscar winners. Talk about playing to your base. Gold Derby, a site that collates the awards predictions of experts and members of the public, has La La Land as a clear favorite in 10 categories, including Best Film, Director, Actress, Score and Song. Read More »

Jimmy Kimmel opens up about preparing for the Oscars

If I ever feel like we're repeating ourselves, I think it's a good indication that it's time. "It's a shame, because there's nothing serious about the movies; they're an escape", Kimmel said. AP: What are your biggest concerns this close to show time? "Let's just say he's not getting on that stage, okay?" But he says none of those compare to stepping up to host the Oscars, where, he admits, he's got some big shoes to fill. Read More »

'Incredibly Disappointing': Democrats Choose Tom Perez to Head Party

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Former Labor Secretary Tom Perez on Saturday was elected chairman of the Democratic National Committee , defeating top-rival Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison, in their respective bids to chart the direction of the national party. Perez was considered one of two front-runners for the DNC race. The months-long contest exposed deep divisions within the party following Hillary Clinton's election loss to President Trump. Read More »

Mexico tells Trump team the president is making them nervous

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A large part of U.S. aid to Mexico comes through the Plan Merida programme, under which the U.S. Congress allocated $2.6 billion to security assistance between 2008 and 2016. The Mexican top diplomat said his country is open to discussion on "some aspects" of Trump´s promise to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) between Canada, Mexico and the United States , but that his country will not accept imposed tariffs. Read More »

I wouldnt have been a good mom: Oprah Winfrey

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I have the patience for puppies, but thats a quick stage!" Winfrey also shared how she feels after losing 18 kgs of weight. You'll never believe what she had to say about motherhood. Not allowing to be defined by social norms, Oprah Winfrey shares that although she does not have any biological kids, she is perfectly happy with the life that she now has. Read More »

Facebook Messenger has released a new filter to celebrate Mardi Gras

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Mardi Gras weekend is here and this year the forecast will be absolutely spectacular for all of the festivities that are planned across Acadiana for the holiday weekend. The parade will circle the downtown arts district at Main and Grey Street, bounded by the railroad tracks and Porter Avenue. You'll fit right in wearing one where you're headed next. Read More »

Oscars 2017: Where and how to watch the Academy Awards

Farhadi's film A Separation won the Oscar for best foreign language film in 2012. This award was in the bag for Casey Affleck and his incredible performance in "Manchester by the Sea", but some late breaking sexual assault allegations have put a damper on some of his award-season buzz. Read More »

Cress Williams Cast As 'Black Lightning' In Upcoming DC Television Show

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Cress Williams will be stepping into the shoes of Black Lightning as The CW aim to bring yet another successful show to fans, according to The Hollywood Reporter , working alongside current Arrowverse producer Greg Berlanti . Black Lightning (a.k.a. Jefferson Pierce) is a retired superhero who is pulled back into action when his daughter is recruited by a local gang. Akil and Brock Akil executive produce with Berlanti Prods.' Berlanti and Sarah Schechter for Berlanti Productions and ... Read More »

Lana Del Rey Is Literally Cooking Up... Something

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Is Del Rey participating in the rituals, or planning to put us under a spell with new music? Last night Lana Del Rey followed up her recent new single "Love" and accompanying cosmic video, with a promise that "ingredients" will be popping up online on various dates in the future . Read More »

Five to Five win Let It Shine 2017

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McLoughlin's bandmate, Jazzie Mattis, has said he feels that Drive are the underdogs in the singing showdown. One performer will be battling through the final round on crutches. But the mystery ailment, which comes just days after he performed at the Brits and picked up the Icon Award, means he'll no longer be judging and instead will be replaced by Peter. Read More »

'Moonlight,' 'American Honey' to vie at Spirit Awards

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Also Read: Oscar 2017 Predictions: Can Anything Stop "La La Land" Avalanche? The Spirit Awards, held under a tent on the beach in Santa Monica, California, are the dressed-down, afternoon antidote to the Academy Awards, where cocktails and indie pride are consumed in equal measure. Read More »

Doctor Who series 10: new teaser trailer

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Bill Potts! As for her opinion on the Doctor? But as the time goes on, they realize that there are a lot of things about him that are unsafe. The voiceover finds the new companion gushing over The Doctor, referring to the iconic character as "funny", "amazing" and "a man of peace [who] walks in war". Read More »

Hugh Jackman rules out Wolverine/Deadpool crossover movie

After all, Jackman has already shaved off his Wolverine beard; it would be a pain to have to regrow that sucker. In a live Facebook question and answer session created to promote the upcoming Logan, Hugh Jackman was asked whether he's at all willing to return to his most iconic role for a team-up movie with Ryan Reynolds' popular Deadpool character. Read More »

Things To Know About Oscars 2017, Plus Patch's Winner Predictions

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Writing (Adapted Screenplay ) - "Moonlight" is as delicate a piece of writing as I can imagine in a screenplay. Best Animated Feature Film - Inexplicably, "Finding Dory" was not nominated. Among other guests were Minnie Driver, the director John Landis and the French model and actress Gaia Weiss, star of Mary Queen of Scots and the Legend of Hercules. Read More »

Nicki Minaj Clowns Remy Ma's Sales In Response To "ShETHER" Diss

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Specifically, on Gucci Mane's "Make Love" and Jason Derulo's "Swalla", she appears to be sending warning shots at an unnamed female. that many believe to be Remy Ma . When Bronx spittress Remy Ma first cam home after serving a lengthy prison term, I spoke about the need for the hip-hop world to fall back with the "there can only be one!" undertones that were swirling at the time. Read More »

Bayern Munich unleashes scoring spree in 8-0 win over Hamburg

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But they looked shell-shocked as they conceded another goal by David Alaba in the 56th and substitute Kingsley Coman scored twice more within five minutes a little later. Bayern never gave Hamburg a chance, making amends for their last-gasp 1-1 draw at Hertha Berlin last week. "If the question is playing it safe in Munich or stepping on the gas then the answer is we will step on the gas", said Hamburg coach Markus Gisdol, whose team have climbed out of the bottom spots for the first ... Read More »

Aspen Times 2017 Academy Award nominee coverage [links]

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In contrast, "Gladiator" had made over $186 million at the domestic box office by the time the Oscars rolled around, while "Forrest Gump" had made over $300 million and " Titanic " was nearing $400 million. However, his controversy pales in comparison to Mel Gibson whose best director nomination for "Hacksaw Ridge" helps revive a career that seemed doomed after he was accused of domestic violence and after his infamous anti semitic drunken driving arrest. Read More »