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Pre-Order the Movie Most Likely to Slay the Oscars

#OscarsSoWhite? Not today, Oscars. Not today.   The 2016 Academy Awards will forever be known as the most dramatic year in the awards show’s history—and that’s saying a lot considering this is the same broadcast that brought us the unforgettable, “You like me!” Sally Field moment. The public protestation over the lack of minority nominees in the running for […]

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The Sanjay Behind The Oscar-Nominated Animated Short ‘Sanjay’s Super Team’

By Neelanjana Banerjee For desi or South Asian American kids, religion and culture can be a confusing part of one’s identity. I remember being acutely aware of my mother’s prayer room—a repurposed walk-in closet—full of pictures of the Hindu Goddess Kali, who wears a necklace of decapitated heads, infused with smoky incense and freshly churned sandalwood […]

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Actress Geena Davis Critical of Oscar Host

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Oscar winner Geena Davis says remarks reflecting disrespect for women by the host of the Academy Awards overshadowed the win of an animated film with a strong female character. Davis, star of “Thelma & Louise,” referenced host Seth MacFarlane’s much-criticized Oscar routine during a ceremony on Monday at the state Capitol. […]

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Amy Poehler Prank Calls Seth Meyers on ‘Watch What Happens Live,’ Dodges Oscars Questions

Seth Meyers got a surprise prank call from his former “Weekend Update” co-host on Thursday night’s episode of “Watch What Happens Live.” Amy Poehler, disguising her voice and posing as a viewer from New Hampshire, phoned in to the show to ask Meyers what he liked about working with her on “SNL.” [xfinity-record-button id=”8809822949267363112″ program_type=”series”] […]

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