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Academy Awards

American awards given annually for excellence in cinematic achievements

The Academy Awards, more popularly known as the Oscars, are awards for artistic and technical merit in the film industry. Given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), the awards are an international recognition of excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership. The various category winners are awarded a copy of a golden statuette, officially called the "Academy Award of Merit", although more commonly referred to by its nickname, the "Oscar". The statuette depicts a knight rendered in the Art Deco style.

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Brad Pitt's politically charged acceptance speech at the Academy Awards didn't score him any brownie points with the Trumps.
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That moment mocking "Cats" at the Oscars did not go down well with the Visual Effects Society, which didn't appreciate being the "butt of a joke."
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We saw it all! Be the first to know what happened off-camera in the emotional moments after Oscar winners took home gold at the 2020 Academy Awards.
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Luke Perry died in March 2019 at 52 after suffering a massive stroke and was not included in the Oscars 'In Memoriam' tribute.
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Monday: Manny Fernandez comes from a stellar run in Texas. But he’s no stranger to the Golden State. Also: A big night for “Parasite” at the Oscars.
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10-year-old "Parasite" star Jung Hyeon-jun might have been too young to go to the Oscars – but he still enjoyed the excitement of the best picture win...
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Stars including Brad Pitt, Laura Dern, Joaquin Phoenix, Renee Zellweger and "Parasite" director Bong Joon-ho get their Oscar statuettes engraved at the Governors..
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At the Governors Ball, South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho celebrates his historic Oscar wins for social thriller "Parasite," which picked up numerous awards,..
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Some cruise ship passengers savored lavish meals; others watched movies or were glued to the live Academy Awards broadcast. The lucky few whose turn it was to..
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Some cruise ship passengers savored lavish meals; others watched movies or were glued to the live Academy Awards broadcast. The lucky few whose turn it was to..
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President Trump will deliver his latest budget proposal to Congress, the Westminster dog show resumes and more news to start your Monday.
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Some cruise ship passengers savored lavish meals; others watched movies or pored over Oscar ballots, held rapt by the live Academy Awards broadcast. The lucky..
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Brad Pitt cracked a joke about the impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump in his Oscar speech, and continued on the surprising topic backstage.
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Brad Pitt said he's going to disappear for a while; Elton John immediately FaceTimed his kiddos. Here's what happened backstage at the Oscars.
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Janelle Moane, Scarlett Johansson, Brie Larson and Cynthia Erivo not only shine in film, but also on the Oscars red carpet. (Feb. 9)
 
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Whether you didn't watch the telecast or took a bathroom break at an inopportune time, here are all the key moments you missed from the Oscars.
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