- Academy revokes '13 Hours' sound mixer's Oscar nomination
February 25, 20177:48 PM ET
LOS ANGELES (AP) — One day before the Oscars, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has voted to rescind the sound mixing nomination for Greg P. Russell for his work on "13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi." The decision, announced Saturday, was due to Russell's violation of Academy campaign regulations.
- 'Moonlight' sweeps Spirit Awards; Affleck wins best actor
February 25, 20178:28 PM ET
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Sunday might be dominated by "La La Land," but Saturday belonged to "Moonlight."
- Foreign language directors gather once more before Oscars
February 25, 20176:43 PM ET
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — One day after the Oscar-nominated directors of foreign language films issued an unprecedented joint statement decrying what they say is a climate of fascism, five of them gathered Saturday at the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences to put the focus back on their work.
- A cadre of casually-clad stars come through Oscar rehearsals
February 25, 20173:57 PM ET
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dwayne Johnson posed for a solo pic on the Dolby Theatre stage. Taraji P. Henson pretended to run off with the wooden prop Oscar. And a makeup-free, casually clad Halle Berry made a rehearsal actor's day when she kissed him on the cheek as he came onstage to accept an award.
- 'Hillary's America,' 'Batman v Superman' top Razzies
February 25, 20172:37 PM ET
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Neither Batman nor Dinesh D'Souza could finagle their way out of a Razzie.
- Song and dance, protest and politics to mingle at Oscars
February 25, 20176:56 PM ET
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The 89th Academy Awards show promises to be equal parts pomp and politics.
- Five facts about Sunday's 89th Annual Academy Awards
February 25, 20175:10 PM ET
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Five facts about Sunday's 89th Annual Academy Awards:
- New York Times to broadcast 'truth' ad during Academy Awards
February 25, 201712:31 PM ET
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Times will broadcast a commercial called "The Truth Is Hard" during Sunday's Academy Awards, just days after the company and other news organizations were blocked from joining an informal, on-the-record White House press briefing.
- Fox News' Swedish 'security advisor' has heads scratching
February 25, 20177:26 PM ET
NEW YORK (AP) — A trans-Atlantic wave of puzzlement is rippling across Sweden for the second time in a week, after a prominent Fox News program featured a "Swedish defense and national security advisor" who's unknown to the country's military and foreign-affairs officials.
- Legend, Miranda, Bareilles make Oscar rehearsals musical
February 25, 20172:32 AM ET
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lin-Manuel Miranda owned Friday's Oscar rehearsals. He sang a tune from "La La Land," posed like John Travolta in "Saturday Night Fever," invoked a 1990s Billy Crystal Oscar monologue, and reprimanded his dad from the stage for having his cellphone light on.