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Black Panther Makes History Again With a Best Picture Nomination

As we discuss how awful the snubs at the Oscars are (and wonder why Green Book keeps winning despite several controversies), it's time to celebrate one history-making nomination.

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I Will Scream About Oscar Snubs All Day Everyday

Nominate I, Tonya every year.

Did the Academy nominating committee watch the same movies I did? Or do I just have better taste than the Oscars? Sure, every year there are Oscar snubs. Last year, I complained because Sebastian Stan as Jeff Gillooly was right there and no one cared but this year, it seems that all taste has been thrown out the window and people just FORGOT what movies were good last year.

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Kevin Hart Scrambles to Delete Homophobic Tweets Now That He’s Hosting The Oscars

Delete all you want, the internet is forever.

Hart's seemingly rampant homophobia is hardly a surprise to anyone familiar with his work.

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Black Panther Gets The Oscar Push It Deserves

Now let's talk acting awards.

Forget the Best Popular Film category. Disney is going for the big prize with Black Panther this year. The Los Angeles Times is reporting that Disney has hired veteran Oscar strategist Cynthia Swartz to help them with a campaign for the film; Marvel studio head Kevin Feige has set aside a significant budget for the campaign.

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The FULL LIST of Oscar Winners From the 90th Academy Awards and the Inevitable Disappointments

Well, another awards season bites the dust. The 90th Academy Awards show happened last night, and this year's batch of Oscar statuettes now sit in the homes of their respective recipients. Here is the full list of winners, and while overall the evening was hugely inspiring for many reasons, there were some disappointments that I think are worth addressing.

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Surprise, Surprise: Some Academy Voters Have Pretty Racist Opinions About Get Out

When it comes to the Academy and its opinions on black-led films like Get Out, the more things change, the more they stay the same.

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So Who’s Performing at the Oscars This Year?

Gael García Bernal, Sufjan Stevens, Mary J. Blige, Common, and Keala Settle are among the performers.

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Casey Affleck Makes Smartest Decision of His Life, Withdraws From Attending the Oscars

As last year's Best Actor winner at the Oscars, Casey Affleck was up to present the award to this year's Best Actress, which rightfully had many people concerned in this moment of #MeToo. Thankfully, Affleck had the good sense to withdraw from the ceremony entirely.

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Tiffany Haddish, The Florida Project & More Unforgivable Snubs in This Year’s Oscar Nominations

There's a lot we're excited about in this year's nominations. There are also some major disappointments.

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When Only Male Stories Matter: Logan Gets an Oscar Nod and Wonder Woman Doesn’t

I don't think it's a coincidence that the R-rated movie about a bearded man got a nomination, while the feel-good film about women's power didn't.

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The 90th Annual Oscar Nominations Are Out, and the More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

The nominations for the 90th Annual Academy Awards were announced this morning in Los Angeles, and there are some pretty great things to celebrate! There are also some things that remain disappointingly the same. You can check out the full broadcast courtesy of ABC in the video after the jump!

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Hattie McDaniel Biopic Is in the Works—Someone Better Give Gabourey Sidibe a Call

In 1940 Hattie McDaniel became the first black actor to win an Academy Award for her role of Mammy in the iconic film, Gone With the Wind and her story will be brought to the big screen in an upcoming biopic.

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What Was Up With Jimmy Kimmel Making Fun of Mahershala Ali’s Name at the Oscars?

Let's talk about Oscars host Jimmy Kimmel's complete inability to hold his tongue when confronted with a "non-western" name.

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Asghar Farhadi’s Oscars Boycott Condemned the Muslim Ban and Sent a Message About Empathy

"My absence is out of respect for the people of my country and those of other six nations whom have been disrespected by the inhuman law that bans entry of immigrants to the US."

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Ryan Reynolds Creates “For Your Consideration” Video, So Can We at Least Get Deadpool an Oscar Nomination?

Last night, Ryan Reynolds tweeted a "For Your Consideration" Academy Award video showing off some of Deadpool's more memorable moments.

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Asian Girl in Oscars “Joke” Didn’t Know What the Joke Was Until It Was Too Late

Seriously, look at that girl's face. She KNOWS.

We've already expressed disappointment about the Asian jokes that tarnished this year's Oscar ceremony. However, we learned today that there's even more reason to be disappointed. *sigh*

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Things We Saw Today: Deadpool’s Negasonic Teenage Warhead Concept Art

Concept artist Joshua James Shaw shared some early concept art for Deadpool's Negasonic Teenage Warhead, and it's fascinating to see the different iterations she went through.

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The Problem With “Asian Jokes,” Representation, and the 2016 Academy Awards

In the same breath that last night's Oscars extolled the virtues of diversity and equal opportunity, they also seemed to punch down and turn their sights on another incredibly underrepresented group: Asian people.

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Reminder: George Miller Didn’t Think a Dude Could Handle Editing Mad Max: Fury Road

Last night Margaret Sixel took home an incredibly well-deserved Academy Award for Best Film Editing for her work on Mad Max: Fury Road.

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Bunch of Dudes Seem to Be “Refusing to Clap” for Jenny Beavan’s Work on Mad Max: Fury Road

As Jenny Beavan walked down the aisle to accept her Academy Award for Costume Design on Mad Max: Fury Road, a lot of the men waiting along the aisle seemed none too pleased to watch her walk by.

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