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American awards given annually for excellence in cinematic achievements

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Academy Awards: American awards given annually for excellence in cinematic achievements
The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of awards for artistic and technical merit in the film industry. Given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), the awards are an international recognition of excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership. The various category winners are awarded a copy of a golden statuette, officially called the "Academy Award of Merit", although more commonly referred to by its nickname "Oscar".

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Anthony Mason's dream interviews: A legend and a lesser-known music pioneer

Anthony Mason has interviewed a president, business leaders, Oscar-winning actors and some of the biggest names in music from Bruce Springsteen to Lady Gaga. But the new "CBS This Morning" co-host, who..
CBS News - Published

James Cameron's advice to undersea explorer Victor Vescovo

James Cameron had words of advice for undersea explorer Victor Vescovo, who recently broke the Oscar-winning director's record for reaching the deepest known point in the ocean. (May 14)
USATODAY.com - Published

Videos for Academy Awards

Filmmaker John Singleton dead at 51 [Video]Filmmaker John Singleton dead at 51

John Singleton, who made his directorial debut with the acclaimed film "Boyz n the Hood" died on Monday at the age of 51, days after he suffered a major stroke. Freddie Joyner reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:23Published

Director John Singleton Dead [Video]Director John Singleton Dead

Oscar-nominated director John Singleton has died after suffering a stroke earlier this month.

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

‘Boyz N The Hood’ Director John Singleton Dies Aged 51 [Video]‘Boyz N The Hood’ Director John Singleton Dies Aged 51

Film director John Singleton has died at age 51. He was on life support after suffering a stroke on April 17. Singleton was the first black filmmaker nominated for the best director Oscar for the 1991..

Credit: Newsweek     Duration: 00:56Published

‘Star Wars’ Darth Vader costume could go for $2 million at auction [Video]‘Star Wars’ Darth Vader costume could go for $2 million at auction

Bryce 'Kermit' Eller, who made a career of playing Darth Vader at public events, is selling his specially designed outfit at auction. Rough Cut - no reporter narration.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:28Published

Rami Malek to play Bond villain in franchise's 25th film next year [Video]Rami Malek to play Bond villain in franchise's 25th film next year

Rami Malek, age 37, who drew critical acclaim for his portrayal of Queen front man Freddie Mercury in last year's "Bohemian Rhapsody said "I promise you all I will be making sure that Mr. Bond does not..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:14Published

Bond 25: Rami Malek promises 007 will 'not have an easy ride' [Video]Bond 25: Rami Malek promises 007 will 'not have an easy ride'

Oscar winner Rami Malek had a chilling message for 007 fans as he was announced as the villain for the 25th James Bond film. In a video message, the Bohemian Rhapsody star said: "I will be making sure..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:40Published

Cast members for new Bond film unveiled [Video]Cast members for new Bond film unveiled

Cast members of the upcoming James Bond film have been unveiled at the film's launch. Oscar-winner Rami Malek and Captain Marvel star Lashana Lynch will appear in the film.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:40Published

Netflix, Amazon score win in Oscars rule battle [Video]Netflix, Amazon score win in Oscars rule battle

In a win for Netflix, Amazon and other internet streaming services, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted not to change its rules for winning an Oscar, Hollywood’s top prize...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:38Published

Geoffrey Rush Wins Defamation Suit [Video]Geoffrey Rush Wins Defamation Suit

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Oscar-winner Geoffrey Rush on Thursday won initial damages of A$850,000 ($609,000) after a court ruled that the Australian arm of News Corp defamed him by saying he behaved..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:44Published

DOJ Says Banning Netflix From the Oscars Could Break the Law [Video]DOJ Says Banning Netflix From the Oscars Could Break the Law

In a letter to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the DOJ warned of the potential for new rules to violate antitrust law.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:56Published

DOJ weighs in on Netflix, Oscars debate [Video]DOJ weighs in on Netflix, Oscars debate

The U.S. Department of Justice has reportedly weighed in on a contentious debate in Hollywood over whether Netflix movies should be eligible for Academy Awards. Yahaira Jacquez reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:18Published

New Joker trailer released [Video]New Joker trailer released

“Joker” stars Oscar nominee Joaquin Phoenix in the title role, alongside Robert De Niro, and is directed, produced and co-written by Oscar nominee Todd Phillips.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 02:24Published

Celebrities of color celebrated at NAACP Image Awards [Video]Celebrities of color celebrated at NAACP Image Awards

Diversity in Hollywood was a big topic at this year's NAACP Image Awards, which celebrates people of color in the entertainment business. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:02Published

Agnes Varda, leading light of French New Wave, dies at 90 [Video]Agnes Varda, leading light of French New Wave, dies at 90

The Belgian-born film director, who won an honorary Oscar in 2017 for her career and received the honorary Berlinale Camera award for "Varda by Agnès" at this year's Berlin Film Festival, died at her..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:31Published

 
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