• Former Hollyoaks actress takes home Oscar for Best Short Film

    Former Hollyoaks actress takes home Oscar for Best Short Film

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    Sly auditioned for the role after her parents replied to a post on Facebook , appealing for a deaf child who communicates entirely through sign language. There are so many deaf children. She has been a long-time ambassador for the National Deaf Children's Society in the United Kingdom, completing a skydive and climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to raise funds for the charity in the past.
  • Oscars 2018: What you saw and what you might have missed

    Oscars 2018: What you saw and what you might have missed

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    Before announcing the Oscar for Best Production Design , Nanjiani and Lupita Nyong'o appealed for the "Dreamers" - recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals immigrations program, whose fate now hangs in the balance under Donald Trump's presidency.
  • Congratulations! Keith Sequeira and Rochelle Rao surprise us with wedding news

    Congratulations! Keith Sequeira and Rochelle Rao surprise us with wedding news

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    The beach wedding was attended by friends and family. Rochelle made a attractive bride in a white wedding gown while Keith looked every bit of a prince charming in his pink and blue suit. That was the one place were feelings were real, emotions were real, and in fact, quite compounded, and we actually did get to know each other's true strengths and weaknesses.
  • Allison Janney among stars sporting bold colours at the Oscars

    Allison Janney among stars sporting bold colours at the Oscars

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    The movie about a mute cleaning woman who falls in love with a odd river creature - a fable about the mistreatment of the powerless - had gone into the ceremony with a leading 13 nominations, and won a total of four Academy Awards . "And that went on for years". And Margot wasn't the only star to have difficulties with her gown. Fellow Aussie Samara Weaving was also on the red carpet.
  • Italy's early results show center-right coalition leads vote

    Italy's early results show center-right coalition leads vote

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    But as he entered the room a Femen activist jumped on the table and shouted: "You've passed your expiry date". " Italy is, more than anywhere else in the world right now - even more than Brexit, even more than the Trump revolution in the United States - the cutting edge of the sovereignty movement, of people saying we've tried to play by the rules, we've voted in centre-left governments and centre-right governments and none of that has worked", Steve Bannon, the former White House ...
  • Margot Robbie's Family Wanted Her to Quit Acting

    Margot Robbie's Family Wanted Her to Quit Acting

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    Margot Robbie's star has risen so high that she could choose pretty much anyone to be be her date to the Oscars - if not her husband Tom Ackerley, that is. "I kind of love that I have something to do tomorrow no matter what because [my Mom co-stars and crew] all love me there and they will love me no matter what happens".
  • Oscars 2018: Call Me By Your Name wins Best Adapted Screenplay

    Oscars 2018: Call Me By Your Name wins Best Adapted Screenplay

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    While it was adapted from André Aciman's book, Ivory wouldn't do the film without writing the screenplay himself. "[ Call Me By Your Name is] a story familiar to most of us, whether we're straight or gay or somewhere in between". The 22-year-old actor downplayed the " Red Sparrow " actress" recent praise that she thinks the " Call Me By Your Name' star is "so, so talented and hot", but he is very flattered to have caught her eye.
  • Here's how you can watch the 2018 Oscars in Ireland

    Here's how you can watch the 2018 Oscars in Ireland

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    Viewers had to wait for over 3-and-a-half hours to witness last year's dramatic end. And according to Academy insiders, every time a celebrity makes a fist-pumping speech to rally the troops about social injustice, the stupefied, Dorito-munching masses sigh heavily and change the channel.
  • Gary Oldman Thanks America in Academy Award Acceptance Speech

    Gary Oldman Thanks America in Academy Award Acceptance Speech

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    The critically acclaimed Darkest Hour received six Academy Award nominations including Best Picture, Best Actor in a Leading Role, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Makeup and Hairstyling and Best Production Design. "My home, my livelihood, my family, and now Oscar ". The actress beat out Sally Hawkins ( 'The Shape of Water' ), Margot Robbie ( 'I, Tonya' ), Saoirse Ronan ( 'Lady Bird' ) and Meryl Streep ( 'The Post' ).
  • Frances McDormand speaks up for women

    Frances McDormand speaks up for women

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    While the Oscars have come to an end, there are many things that took the audiences by surprise, the whole Ryan Secrest debacle, a wardrobe malfunction and some incredible wins, but many of us were left scratching our heads when Frances McDormand finished her speech after winnng Actress in a Leading Role for Three billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri , with the phrase "I have two words for you: inclusion rider ".
  • Jordan Peele (and the Internet) react to 'Get Out''s big win

    Jordan Peele (and the Internet) react to 'Get Out''s big win

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    His win was greeted by thunderous applause in the Dolby Theatre, which Peele tried to quiet. But Peele says he kept writing because he knew if it got made, he knew "people would hear it and see it". Alison Janney continued her award circuit supremacy, taking home the award for Best Supporting Actress in I, Tonya , beating out The Shape of Water's Octavia Spencer.
  • Guillermo del Toro wins best director for

    Guillermo del Toro wins best director for "Shape of Water"

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    The film also took the awards for Best Production Design and Best Score . Del Toro's " The Shape of Water ", a sumptuous, sensual fairytale that is a Technicolor ode to outsiders, was the evening's top victor with four Academy Awards. And in the last 25 years, I've been living in a country all of our own. The tall drink of water says that "months and years" of work went into creating his monster character for the film that has the most nominations of the night-13 in total.
  • 'A Fantastic Woman' wins Oscar for Best Foreign Film

    'A Fantastic Woman' wins Oscar for Best Foreign Film

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    By the end of the film, Marina gets a chance to say goodbye to Orlando, and has found the strength to fight back against the people who attacked her. This hot-button issue may have enlivened the whole discussion around Vega's film, but the story within has plenty of specific resonance, local to Santiago, and it feels in every way like a companion piece to Gloria , the previous portrait of a woman alone by director Sebastián Lelio .
  • Jennifer Lawrence continues to Jennifer Lawrence at the Oscars

    Jennifer Lawrence continues to Jennifer Lawrence at the Oscars

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    Actor Jennifer Lawerence in the audience during the 90th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California. "I got on the red carpet and I was like, 'Don't look drunk". The " Red Sparrow " actress then detailed one particular trip overseas with her friends when Gail made an unexpected appearance, and ended up eating worms and jumping into shark-infested waters.
  • House of Cards' final season teaser hails a powerful new chief

    House of Cards' final season teaser hails a powerful new chief

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    Consisting of little more than a sweeping look through the halls of the White House, we're soon met by now-President Clare Underwood who boldly proclaims "We're just getting started". But others still want Spacey back for season 6. Fans can also likely expect Robin to step behind the camera as she previously directed nine episodes of House of Cards .
  • Khloé Kardashian Confirms Sex Of Her Baby On KUWTK

    Khloé Kardashian Confirms Sex Of Her Baby On KUWTK

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    In the USA season finale of Keeping Up With The Kardashians , Khloe was seen phoning her mother Kris Jenner, in which she revealed she and her partner, basketball star Tristan Thompson , are expecting a girl. Kim then comforts Khloe , telling her, 'It's OK, I cried when I found out North was going to be a girl too'. To her image posted on Instagram , the 33-year-old exclaimed: "My greatest dream realized!" Eight months pregnant Khloe has been dating the father of her child, ...
  • Tiffany Haddish rocked that same white dress again for the 2018 Oscars

    Tiffany Haddish rocked that same white dress again for the 2018 Oscars

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    Perhaps Haddish will let Streep in on her Groupon advertising deal, or the two will just say screw this Hollywood nonsense and ride off into the Louisiana sunset where they'll open their own swamp tour business. "My whole team told me, " Tiffany , you can not wear that dress on SNL ". While Tiffany responded: "Oh my god, Maya, when you took a dookie in the street in Bridesmaids , it changed my life".
  • Oscars 2018: Sam Rockwell Wins Best Supporting Actor For Three Billboards

    Oscars 2018: Sam Rockwell Wins Best Supporting Actor For Three Billboards

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    In his speech, he also shared a story of when he was 8 years old and was called to the principal's office. Sam , who was nominated for the first time, bested Willem Dafoe , The Florida Project, his Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri co-star Woody Harrelson , Richard Jenkins , The Shape of Water , Christopher Plummer and All the Money in the World .
  • 'Black Panther' Growls with $65.7-M in 3rd Frame

    'Black Panther' Growls with $65.7-M in 3rd Frame

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    According to ComicBook.com Black Panther earned $16.3M on Friday and $65.7M in total over its third weekend, bringing it's domestic box office total to $501.1M. " Death Wish " was directed by Eli Roth , the film stars Bruce Willis , Vincent D'Onofrio, and Elisabeth Shue. Also, Sony Pictures Classics opens the Israeli film Foxtrot , which is up for best foreign-language feature, in select cinemas timed to the Oscars.
  • Rita Moreno Rewears Her 1962 Oscars Gown for 2018 Show!

    Rita Moreno Rewears Her 1962 Oscars Gown for 2018 Show!

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    Rita is now starring on the Netflix series One Day at a Time . And in case anyone doubted her, Moreno was spotted on the red carpet at the Oscars wearing that very same dress. "I had no idea that I was going to win", she said. "I thought Judy Garland would". Tonight's 90th Academy Awards takes place in the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles where some of the biggest names in the entertainment will find out if they've won one of the coveted gongs.
  • Barbra Streisand explains why, how she cloned her late dog Sammie

    Barbra Streisand explains why, how she cloned her late dog Sammie

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    Then we consider the cost and the ethics, and for most of us it remains just that: a fantasy. In an interview with Variety , Streisand said cells were taken from Samantha's mouth and stomach before the Coton du Tulear died past year. Currently, Miss Fanny is joined by two cloned dogs named Miss Violet and Miss Scarlett. Streisand has another Coton du Tulear who's a distant cousin of Samantha's.
  • Cent has disgusting message for hospitalized Rick Ross

    Cent has disgusting message for hospitalized Rick Ross

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    The picture 50 Cent posted was of Ivan Drago from " Rocky IV " - in scene is where Drago is standing over Apollo Creed as Creed is dying. The Get Rich or Die Tryin' star and Ross have a longstanding feud, which sensationally saw 50 Cent ordered to pay out $5 million (Sh500 million) to a Florida mum called Lavonia Leviston - one of Ross' baby mum's - for publishing a sex tape of her in 2009.
  • Ryan Seacrest still hosting Oscar coverage for E!

    Ryan Seacrest still hosting Oscar coverage for E!

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    In November of past year, Hardy sent a legal letter to the higher ups at the E! network, letting the company know of Seacrest's alleged crimes towards her. Despite renewed interest in the sexual harassment allegations against Ryan Seacrest , the personality will appear on the 2018 Oscars red carpet as scheduled.
  • A tribute to the life and ministry of Billy Graham | Faith

    A tribute to the life and ministry of Billy Graham | Faith

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    The faithful from small towns gathered with US President Donald Trump and other powerful politicians in North Carolina for the funeral of evangelist Billy Graham , who preached to millions around the world in a 70-year career. His coffin, a plain, pine casket, was built by inmates at the Louisiana state prison. Television host Kathie Lee Gifford, musician Ricky Skaggs and evangelist Rick Warren are among those who have come to the tent in Charlotte where the service is being held.
  • China Doesn't Want Trade War, but Says It Will Respond if Necessary

    China Doesn't Want Trade War, but Says It Will Respond if Necessary

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    President Donald Trump's moves to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. A top Chinese diplomat says that while Beijing does not want a trade war with Washington, it will defend its interests if necessary. Zhang revealed that the party's Central Committee proposed the constitutional amendments, which included adding Xi's eponymous political guidelines to the country's charter, in January.
  • Amy Schumer gave a brutally amusing note to Jennifer Lawrence after breakup

    Amy Schumer gave a brutally amusing note to Jennifer Lawrence after breakup

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    When she stopped by Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen on Thursday, Lawrence told Cohen that Schumer had had some harsh words for her after she and Aronofsky went their separate ways. Lawrence and Schumer have been friends for a while; the two presented together at the Golden Globes in 2016, and Lawrence attended Schumer's recent wedding.
  • Get Out gets Oscar boost, triumphing at Spirit Awards

    Get Out gets Oscar boost, triumphing at Spirit Awards

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    His horror movie Get Out scooped Best Feature at the ceremony in Santa Monica, California on Saturday (03Mar18), and Peele won the Best Director award, which was presented to him by Lee. "I continue to be amazed that you let me get to the microphone". The best supporting actress prize went to Allison Janney , for playing figure skater Tonya Harding's cold, brutal mother in acclaimed biopic I, Tonya .
  • Fans unhappy about 2.0 teaser leak

    Fans unhappy about 2.0 teaser leak

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    Now, the teaser of the magnum opus 2.O has been put out on the internet by unknown persons, and predictably gone viral within minutes of the leak. Akshay Kumar starrer Robot 2.0: - Well, Pricy of movies are again on the news again and this time clips of 2.0 are got leaked online.
  • America's jobs market just did something it hadn't done since 1969

    America's jobs market just did something it hadn't done since 1969

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    U.S. initial jobless claims declined by 10,000 to 210,000 from the previous week's level, which was revised down by 2,000. Economists surveyed by MarketWatch had forecast claims to total 226,000. That is the lowest level for jobless claims since December 1969, when it was 202,000. Pantheon Macroeconomics said: "Population-adjusted, claims are at an all-time low, probably due in part to friendly seasonals, but the trend clearly is falling".
  • Dinesh Karthik to be KKR captain for IPL 2018

    Dinesh Karthik to be KKR captain for IPL 2018

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    Karthik said: "The team that Gambhir led in the last seven years, I think he's done a fabulous job". While Uthappa has been serving KKR for a while now, Karthik has played for four different teams in the past including Royal Challengers Bangalore, Mumbai Indians, Kings XI Punjab Delhi Daredevils and Gujarat Lions.
  • David Ogden Stiers dead

    David Ogden Stiers dead

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    Born October 31, 1942 in Peoria, Illinois, Stiers relocated to OR with his family during high school and began his acting career in San Francisco at the Actors' Workshop. Olympic Committee, in the NBC miniseries The First Olympics: Athens in 1896 . Stiers became a Disney mainstay, doing the voices in a number of the company's movies like Governor Ratcliffe and Wiggins in 1995's Pocahontas , Archdeacon in 1996's The Hunchback of Notre Dame , Fenton Q.
  • Chris Hemsworth Circling to Star in 'Men in Black' Spinoff

    Chris Hemsworth Circling to Star in 'Men in Black' Spinoff

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    As such, don't expect Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones to appear in the new film. Veteran producers Walter F. Parkes and Laurie MacDonald are returning for the new film, as is Steven Spielberg in an executive producer role. THR says that Sony is looking to make the other two leads "a female of color and an older man" and that "the story will be a global adventure". Hemsworth can next be seen in Avengers: Infinity War and can also be seen in Bad Times at the El Royale alongside ...
  • Slow-moving nor'easter kills 5, knocks out power in several states

    Slow-moving nor'easter kills 5, knocks out power in several states

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    Heavy rains, extreme high tides and a wind-driven storm surge could combine to cause several feet of water to flow onto streets in coastal MA, with government and private weather forecasters warning of a repeat of an early-January storm that drove a couple of feet of icy seawater onto Boston's streets.
  • M*A*S*H actor David Ogden Stiers dies at age 75

    M*A*S*H actor David Ogden Stiers dies at age 75

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    His agent, Mitchell Stubbs, told The Oregonian that Stiers died peacefully in his home. " His talent was only surpassed by his heart ". He starred in " M*A*S*H " from 1977 until 1983 and also appeared on the " Mary Tyler Moore Show ", " North and South ", " Star Trek: The Next Generation ", amd " Regular Show ", among other programs, according to Entertainment Tonight.
  • Amy Schumer Recites Her Vows in Adorable New Wedding Video

    Amy Schumer Recites Her Vows in Adorable New Wedding Video

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    Personally, I'm not a huge fan of hers, but I certainly won't go out of my way to poke fun at her wedding ring because it "looks small" in any way. "I just wanted to plug some of my road dates", Amy replied before getting more serious. Chelsea Handler, Larry David, and Jennifer Lawrence were among the guests at Schumer and Fischer's wedding. 'No I'm not pregnant, ' she wrote on Instagram.