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Polanski sues Oscars academy for reinstatement

Entertainment News Apr 21, 2019

Polanski sues Oscars academy for reinstatement

Oscar-winning film director Roman Polanski is suing the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, demanding his reinstatement nearly a year after the organization expelled him amid the #MeToo movement. Polanski, who in 1977 pleaded guilty in California to statutory rape, argued in a court ...

In Oscars upset, 'Green Book' wins best picture

Entertainment News Feb 25, 2019

In Oscars upset, 'Green Book' wins best picture

The segregation-era road-trip drama "Green Book" was crowned best picture at the Academy Awards, handing Hollywood's top award to a film seen as a feel-good throwback to some but ridiculed as an outdated inversion of "Driving Miss Daisy" by others. In a year where Hollywood ...