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'The Shape of Water' Wins Best Original Score at the 2018 Oscars

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Guillermo del Toro also won best director for the movie, a fantastical love story about a mute woman and an amphibious creature . "My father was looking very solemn, and he said , 'You gotta go, it's grandma, '" Rockwell said."I got in the auto and said, 'What's wrong with grandma?' He said, 'Nothing, we're going to the movies.'"Host Jimmy Kimmel , in his opening monologue, promised a Jet Ski to the victor who gave the shortest speech. Read More »

Cosby bid to throw out sex charges fails

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The 2017 trial included testimony from Andrea Constand , who alleged Cosby drugged and assaulted her at his home in 2004, and Kelly Johnson-who worked for Cosby's agent and alleged that Cosby drugged and assaulted her in 1996. Monday's hearing came just 10 days after Cosby's 44-year-old daughter, Ensa, died of kidney disease. O'Neill will likely take the arguments "under advisement", and rule on them some time before the trial starts April 2. Read More »

Someone's Already Snapped This Incred Pic Of Jennifer Lawrence At The Oscars

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Jennifer yanked up her designer dress and clambered over the auditorium seats. She posed on the red carpet, looking every inch the A-list star. They also noted that she "didn't spill a drop". Atleast she managed not to fall this time! Want proof? Look no further than these instantly legendary photos of Lawrence at the ceremony, climbing over chairs to get to her seat, with a glass of white wine in her hand. Read More »

'Call Me by Your Name' screenwriter wears star's face on his tux

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Accepting the award after beating films including Logan and The Disaster Artist , Ivory thanked cast members Timothee Chalamet and Armie Hammer . "I remember feeling that he blew away the competition", Reade said. Call Me By Your Name is also up for best picture, while Timothee is up for best actor against Daniel Kaluuya, Gary Oldman , Denzel Washington and Daniel Day-Lewis. Read More »

Judge orders Martin Shkreli to forfeit $7.3M in fraud case

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Those assets include a $A6.45 million E-Trade account, a stake in a drugmaker, the Wu-Tang Clan album Shkreli purchased for $A2.6 million in 2015 , a Lil Wayne album, an enigma machine, and a Picasso painting. They said he spent investor funds on personal expenses "to maintain the image of a successful hedge fund manager". He also was found guilty of conspiring to manipulate the stock price of another drug company he founded, Retrophin Inc. Read More »

ESPN has named Disney exec James Pitaro as its new president

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ESPN has named Disney executive James Pitaro as its new president, the company announced Monday. Pitaro, previously Disney's head of consumer products and interactive, has always been considered one of the front-runners for the position previously occupied by John Skipper . Read More »

With COCO Win, Robert Lopez Becomes First Ever Double EGOT Winner!

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Lopez and his writing partner Kristen, who also happens to be his wife, won best original song Sunday night at the Academy Awards for " Remember Me " from the movie " Coco ". Outside of the Oscars, Lopez won two Daytime Emmys in 2008 and 2010 for Wonder Pets , one Grammy in 2012 for The Book of Mormon , two Grammys in 2015 for Frozen , a Tony in 2004 for Avenue Q , and two more Tonys in 2011 for The Book of Mormon . Read More »

Black Mirror Season 5 Confirmed By Netflix

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Is there a new season of Black Mirror on the way?? The new teaser works as a quick Greatest Hits compilation, showing many of Black Mirror's more memorable efforts, while also somehow working to make it all seem as foreboding as possible. Read More »

'Democracy is at high risk': Rajinikanth decries Tamil politics at Chennai event

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Rajinikanth further added that he has learnt a lot about politics following his close relationship with M Karunanidhi, GK Moopanar and others. "I know the political journey is not easy". "Democracy is in bad shape right now, all other states have been making fun of us (Tamil Nadu), I will feel guilty if I don't take this decision now", the Tamil superstar told his supporters. Read More »

China says defense budget to rise to $173 billion in 2018

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Its military spending per capita is also lower than other major countries, Zhang said. "We will spread the use of practices developed on free trade zones all over the country", Li said. US President Donald Trump has proposed a military budget that is the largest since 2011 and focused on beefing up the country's nuclear defenses and countering the growing strength of China and Russian Federation. Read More »

Historic meeting lauds lifetime power for China's Xi Jinping

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While China is the world's largest steel producer, it accounts for less than 1% of USA imports and sells only 10% of its wrought aluminium overseas. In a sign Beijing might accept slower growth, Li cut the government's budget deficit target to 2.6 percent of gross domestic product from last year's 3 percent, which would reduce the stimulus from public spending. Read More »

5-star deputy calls Italy election result a 'triumph'

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Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement is on track to win 33.1 percent of the vote in the upper house Senate from Sunday's national election, according to an initial projection based on early vote counting. The 5-Star Movement in principle opposes allying with other parties in government, and wants to rule alone if it wins its first premiership. "Ungovernable Italy" headlined daily newspaper La Stampa as the early numbers rolled in. Read More »

Oscars 2018: Coco wins Best Animated Feature Film award

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Marginalised people deserve to feel like they belong. Other films nominated in the category this year were DreamWorks Animation's " The Boss Baby ", 20th Century Fox's " Ferdinand " and the independent films " The Breadwinner " and " Loving Vincent ". Read More »

'The Walking Dead' ('The Lost and the Plunderers'): season 8, episode 10

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Yet in spite of the words of his son, he refuses to come to the aid of a old, who implores her to save it . Even with Carl showing them the way, for now, the leaders of both sides can't see the forest for the trees. Rick presses his fingers into his forehead a lot and uses the walkie-talkie he grabbed at A-town to dial up Negan . He just wanted her gone. There was pain, fear, grief, and acceptance and Chandler showed all of them in the most subtle but impactful way because my heart broke all ... Read More »

Hollyoaks' Rachel Shenton Accepted Her Oscar In Sign Language

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Following on from Rachel's acceptance speech, Chris praised Rachel for her efforts, saying the success of The Silent Child is all down to her. Shenton was inspired to write the film by her father, who went deaf after receiving treatment for chemotherapy when she was 12. Read More »

A quiet, white wedding for Rochelle Rao and Keith Sequeira

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The couple, who got engaged on Valentine's Day past year, made their wedding announcement on Instagram with pictures from the ceremony. The couple opted for a beach wedding in a completely filmy way. Sharing a photo collage, Keith had written, "She said YES!" She came over and I popped the question to her. 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. Read More »

Allison Janney picks first Oscar for 'I, Tonya'

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She's won seven Emmys and a Golden Globe and tonight Allison Janney finally took home her first Oscar for playing Tonya Harding's abusive and hysterically outspoken mom LaVona in I, Tonya . "I got in the vehicle and I said, 'What's wrong with grandma?' and he said, 'Nothing". Sir Patrick Stewart and his wife Sunny Ozell were among those wearing the badges, mirroring the trend on the Baftas red carpet, as well as Rockwell and songwriting duo Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. Read More »

The Oscars got the winners right this year

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What do you think about Dunaway and Beatty coming back to the Oscars this year? This time, after Beatty took a few seconds fumbling with the envelope, the Oscar went to The Shape of Water . Announcing La La Land as Best Picture, the pair had been given the wrong envelope to announce the prize, leading Oscar producers to run onto the stage midway-through the acceptance speeches to unveil Moonlight as the real victor. Read More »

Reaction to Italy's election outcome

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However, the center-right, which includes former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi's Forza Italia (Go Italy! ), and the far-right League and Brothers of Italy, were seen falling some way short of an absolute majority, pollsters said. Though its position on Italy's work in the European Union has also shifted, the success of Five Star and the far-right - which also has anti-EU rhetoric - was another blow to Brussels. Read More »

Nicole Kidman Just Won the Oscars Red Carpet Fashion Race-Again

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While Bullock was mid-chat (discussing her forthcoming film Ocean's Eight ) with Vanity Fair's Krista Smith during ABC's red carpet pre-show, Kidman snuck around back and made her way up to surprise Bullock. Kidman's strapless gown featured a curvaceous lingerie-style neckline and an unapologetically romantic bow detail at the waist, a flawless take on modern femininity, which of course, she wasn't afraid to emphasize by pulling some major poses-another signature move that we've come to ... Read More »

Gary Oldman wins Best Actor Award of 90th Oscars

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Oldman and McDormand's win were also no surprise, as both were favorites in the leading actors category. Jimmy Kimmel returned as host. Greta Gerwig's independent mother-daughter tale Lady Bird came away empty-handed while Universal Pictures' racial satire Get Out got just one award - for original screenplay - despite speculation that its bold take on modern race relations might take the top prize. Read More »

'Blacklisted' Ashley Judd and Mira Sorvino arrive at Oscars together

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Judd, 49, detailed her account of sexual harassment in the New York Times's first report against Weinstein, describing a meeting in his hotel room that turned inappropriate. Judd, Sciorra, and Hayek were there to introduce a pre-taped montage ruminating on the state of the industry: what had always been wrong, what was changing, and how this past year in particular was a banner one for inclusion. Read More »

Call Me by Your Name wins Best Adapted Screenplay at Oscars

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Ivory, who became the oldest victor of a competitive Oscar at age 89, started off his acceptance speech thanking the novel's author, Andre Aciman . With Ismail Merchant , his partner and producer, they made up Merchant Ivory Productions, known for their literary adaptations. The 89-year-old wore a dark suit and bow tie over a white shirt, with a line drawing of Call Me By Your Name's star Timothee on the shirt. Read More »

Oscars 2018: Frances McDormand wins Best Actress

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The 60-year-old came out on top in a very strong category, which included Meryl Streep , Margot Robbie and Lady Bird star Saoirse Ronan . After the women stood up, McDormand had a message for everyone else in the audience. Sharp-witted and direct, she shuns plastic surgery, the trappings of fame and the glitz of Hollywood's awards season. British-Irish director Martin McDonagh wrote the script specifically for McDormand on the basis of an idea that first began to germinate 20 years ... Read More »

'The Shape of Water' wins best picture Oscar

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Del Toro's friends and countrymen Alfonso Cuaron won for "Gravity" in 2013 and Alejandro Inarritu won back-to-back Oscars for "Birdman" in 2014 and "The Revenant" in 2015. It stars Sally Hawkins as a mute janitor who falls in love with an aquatic creature kept captive in a government lab. Del Toro described his films to Reuters earlier this year as "fairytales for modern times". Read More »