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Academy Kicks Out Harvey Weinstein

Harvey Weinstein has been kicked out of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences after an emergency board meeting on Saturday. He is no longer a member and has been stripped of his voting rights. 219 more words

Will The Academy's Weinstein Meeting Be Haunted By Darryl Zanuck's Ghost?

At the Margaret Herrick Library of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Friday, the most telling books on Darryl F. Zanuck –  528 more words

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Motion Picture Academy Science & Tech Council Adds Seven Members

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Science’s Science and Technology Council has added seven new members to its roster, including Deadpool make-up artist and designer Bill Corso, … 301 more words

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In A Surprise Twist, John Bailey Named Film Academy President

In a surprise twist, cinematographer John Bailey became the 36th president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Tuesday night. Bailey, a 74-year-old film veteran with a long record of Academy service, had been quietly talking with insiders about the presidency for some time;  but he largely evaded public visibility, as speculation locked on the prospects of Laura Dern, an actress who is closely allied with Academy chief executive Dawn Hudson. 528 more words

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Film Academy Invites Record 774 New Members, From Gal Gadot To Betty White

UPDATED with Cheryl Boone Isaacs interview:   The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have unveiled 774 new members (although 30 0f those names are duplicates over several branches) invited to join the Oscars organization, bringing the total membership closer to 8,500 -ish.   6,032 more words

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Academy Rescinds Sound Mixing Nomination for Greg P. Russell of ‘13 Hours’

The Academy’s Board of Governors rescinded a Sound Mixing nomination from Greg P. Russell for 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi for violation of Academy campaign regulations, it was announced on Saturday. 247 more words

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Battle to land shark ray

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A FISHERMAN, who tied a rope around a 2.5m shark ray\u2019s tail and dragged it to shore, said it was like \u201chooking on to a tractor\u201d. 3,039 more words