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FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2016 file photo, Dev Patel arrives at the premiere of "Lion" during the AFI Fest at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres in Los Angeles. When talking about diversity and the Oscars, the acting categories are the most visible and often the most likely to provoke. The sole non-black acting nominee of color this year was British-Indian actor Patel for his supporting performance in “Lion.” (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)
Oscars still lagging in female and minority representationThe 2017 Oscar nominations were a banner year for black nominees both in front of and behind the camera, but other nonwhite groups and women were largely left out of the running
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FILE - In this March 8, 2015, file photo, Jimmy Kimmel arrives at the 32nd Annual Paleyfest : "Scandal" held at The Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Kimmel, who has twice hosted the Emmy Awards, will make his Oscars debut on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017. He talked with the AP about his preparations, his pre-show rituals and what role politics might play that night. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
Jimmy Kimmel talks about Trump and other pre-Oscars concernsJimmy Kimmel will make his Academy Awards hosting debut on Sunday
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FILE - This July 16, 2014 file photo shows US director Matt Reeves during the Spain premiere of the movie "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" in Madrid, Spain. Reeves will direct “The Batman” for Warner Bros. just a few weeks after star Ben Affleck left the post. Warner Bros. said Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, that Reeves would also produce the stand alone film. Reeves, who is also known for directing “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” said he’s loved the Batman story since he was a child and is “honored and excited” to “bring an epic and emotional new take on the Caped Crusader to the big screen.” (AP Photo/Abraham Caro Marin, File)
Matt Reeves steps in to direct 'The Batman'"Cloverfield" director Matt Reeves has stepped in to direct "The Batman" for Warner Bros. just a few weeks after star Ben Affleck left the post
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FILE - This Feb. 11, 2017 file photo shows Octavia Spencer at the 48th annual NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, Calif.  Spencer is nominated for an Oscar for best supporting actress for her role in "Hidden Figures." (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
Oscars made strides, but Octavia Spencer wants more growthEven though Octavia Spencer is pleased with the record amount of blacks nominated for an Oscar, she's still not content with the lack of recognition shown toward all races of color
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This image released by Roadside Attractions shows Terence Stamp in a scene from, "Bitter Harvest." (Roadside Attractions via AP)
Review: A schmaltzy history lesson in 'Bitter Harvest''Bitter Harvest,' starring Max Irons and Samantha Barks, seeks to teach a history lesson but drowns its serious story _ about the devastating forced famine in 1930s Ukraine _ in a soppy, uninteresting romance
The Associated Press11 hours ago
FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2017 file photo, Barry Jenkins arrives at the 89th Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. With "Fences," ''Hidden Figures," ''Loving" and "Moonlight" in the Oscar mix, #Oscarssowhite may be a thing of the past. Is this a blip or signs of progress? And if there aren't big wins, is it still a win for diversity? (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
The Oscars are less white, but the industry hasn't changedAfter two years of intense public scrutiny over the academy's all-white acting nominations, the 2017 Oscar nominees are as diverse a group as the organization has ever seen, thanks to films like "Moonlight," "Hidden Figures" and others
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FILE - This image released by Lionsgate shows Ryan Gosling, right, and Emma Stone in a scene from, "La La Land." The film was nominated for an Oscar for best feature film. The 89th Academy Awards will take place on Feb. 26. (Dale Robinette/Lionsgate via AP, File)
AP Oscar predictions: What will win, what should winAhead of Sunday's 89th Academy Awards, Associated Press film writers Lindsey Bahr and Jake Coyle share their predictions for a ceremony many expect will be a "La La Land" sweep
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Oscar statues for Sunday's 89th Academy Awards red carpet stand in a parking lot near Hollywood Boulevard on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Oscars look to 'La La Land,' host Kimmel for ratings boostSunday's Oscars are lacking a blockbuster nominee to boost ratings, but there's hope front-runner 'La La Land' and host Jimmy Kimmel can get the job done
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FILE - This Feb. 26, 2012 file photo shows Jean Dujardin with his award for best actor for "The Artist" during the 84th Academy Awards in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. Dujardin portrayed silent movie actor George Valentin at the arrival of talking pictures. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File)
In Oscar winners about Hollywood, undercurrents of anxietyHollywood is ready for its close-up
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In this Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 photo, Jordan Peele poses for a portrait at the SLS Hotel in Los Angeles. Peele's directorial debut, “Get Out,” in theaters Friday, Feb. 24, is one of those rare creations that functions both as a taut psychological thriller and as searing social commentary about racism in the modern era. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP)
Jordan Peele turns his focus to directing in 'Get Out'Jordan Peele came to prominence as one half of the popular sketch comedy series "Key & Peele," but the comedian says he's kind of done with performing
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Paramount Pictures CEO leaving after 12 yearsParamount Pictures CEO Brad Grey is leaving the movie studio after 12 years at the helm
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Oscar statues for the 89th Academy Awards red carpet stand on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, in Los Angeles. The 89th Academy Awards will be held on Sunday. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
In honor of 'La La Land,' the 5 best movies about HollywoodThere have been great movies about Hollywood almost as long as Hollywood has been making them
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FILE - This Feb. 26, 2012 file photo shows Jean Dujardin with his award for best actor for "The Artist" during the 84th Academy Awards in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. Dujardin portrayed silent movie actor George Valentin at the arrival of talking pictures. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File)
In Oscar winners about Hollywood, undercurrents of anxietyHollywood is ready for its close-up
The Associated Press1 day ago
This Dec. 20, 2016 photo shows singer-actress Janelle Monae, who stars in the Oscar-nominated film, "Hidden Figures," in NewYork. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP)
Janelle Monae shines as both her films get Oscar nodsJanelle Monae may be this Oscar-season's biggest winner, even though she doesn't have a nomination
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This image released by Universal Pictures shows Betty Gabriel in a scene from, "Get Out." (Universal Pictures via AP)
Review: In 'Get Out,' the two-faced horrors of racismFilm Review: Fifty years after Sidney Poitier, as the boyfriend bought home by Katharine Houghton, upended the prejudices of his date's family in "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner," Jordan Peele has crafted a more combustible confrontation in "Get Out."
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