Oscars

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February 15, 2019 - 5:24 pm
Following an outcry from many of the movie industry's most prominent figures, the Academy of Motion Pictures has reversed its decision to present four awards during the commercial breaks of this year's Oscar broadcast.
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Michele Fiore
March 06, 2018 - 8:04 am
CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- You may have heard the joke Sunday night. Oscars host Jimmy Kimmel poked fun at The Academy for letting go of only two members over time - and their very different stories. One has a Chicago connection. American filmmaker Harvey Weinstein is the latest to be forced out...
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Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY NETWORK
March 05, 2018 - 8:19 am
But this year, with a culture-wide reckoning over decades of sexual misconduct, a film business in decline, a volatile political climate and the fact that last year the esteemed show couldn't even manage to present its biggest award correctly, the film academy and host Jimmy Kimmel on Sunday staged...
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