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Cicely Tyson Memoriam
The Groundbreaking Career of Cicely Tyson
Apr 24, 2021
A trailblazer in the acting community on stage, television and the big screen, Cicely Tyson (1924-2021) was an inspiration to generations with her powerful, multidimensional portrayals of independent women in both dramas and comedies.
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The Resilience, and Remarkable Range, of Olivia de Havilland
Apr 23, 2021
The “Gone With the Wind” star’s death, less than a month after her 104th birthday, represents the end of an era.
Irrfan Khan Memoriam
Actress Freida Pinto Shares Her Essential Irrfan Khan Films
Apr 22, 2021
A longtime fan of Irrfan's work, Freida believes there is something for everyone in his repertoire. Here, she shares the movies that are closest to her heart.
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Director Michael Apted’s Watershed Films
Apr 21, 2021
In honor of the recently passed prolific director, we look back at some of the films that defined him.
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Cloris Leachman's Six Decades on Stage and Screen
Apr 20, 2021
Here are just a few of the notable film performances in memoriam of the recently departed Cloris Leachman.
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A Week-Long Warmup to the Oscars
Apr 20, 2021
Get up to speed on all the Oscars-related content coming your way this week.
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The Versatility of Hal Holbrook
Apr 19, 2021
To celebrate the recently departed actor, here are ten of his most memorable performances.
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Listen: The Official Oscars Podcast
Apr 16, 2021
With guests like Whoopi Goldberg, Bill Conti, and Ruth Carter, Elvis Mitchell hosts the premiere season of this new podcast celebrating all things Oscars leading up to the big night.
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Where to Watch Every Oscar-Nominated Short Film
Apr 9, 2021
Just because a film is short doesn't mean it's not packed full of unique and innovative storytelling. Here are the 15 short films (animated, documentary and live action) nominated for Oscars this year—and where you can watch them.
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