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'Amsterdam' review: Worst movie of the year makes Oscar winners look like amateurs

‘Amsterdam’ review: Worst movie of the year makes Oscar winners look like amateurs

The new movie “Amsterdam” has been shrouded in secrecy for months. We now know why — it’s unwatchable. Multiple times during Wednesday night’s press screening of David O. Russell’s colossal clunker, I considered walking out. One major critic got up from his chair after 45 minutes, never to return. Meet the luckiest man in the …

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Sacheen Littlefeather, who declined Brando's Oscar, dies at 75

Sacheen Littlefeather, who declined Brando’s Oscar, dies at 75

Sacheen Littlefeather, a Native American actress and activist who made Oscars history in 1973, declining the best actor prize on behalf of Marlon Brando and jolting the Academy — and an estimated 85 million television viewers — with her speech condemning the mistreatment of American Indians, died October 2 at home in Marin County, Calif. …

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Native American activist declined Oscar

Sacheen Littlefeather, the Native American actress who famously declined Marlon Brandon’s best actor Oscar in 1973, has died. She was 75. News of Littlefeather’s death was shared by the official Twitter account for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Her family confirmed in a statement to USA TODAY that Littlefeather died Sunday “peacefully …

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Sacheen Littlefeather, Who Delivered Marlon Brando's Oscar Rejection Speech, Dies at 75

Sacheen Littlefeather, Who Delivered Marlon Brando’s Oscar Rejection Speech, Dies at 75

Sacheen Littlefeather (Apache/Yaqui/Ariz.), the Native American actress and activist who took to the stage at the 1973 Academy Awards to reveal that Marlon Brando would not accept his Oscar for The Godfather, has died. She was 75. Littlefeather died at noon Sunday at her home in the Northern California city of Novato surrounded by her …

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Louise Fletcher, Oscar winner for 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest,' dies at 88

Louise Fletcher, Oscar winner for ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,’ dies at 88

LOS ANGELES — Louise Fletcher, a late-blooming star whose riveting performance as the cruel and calculating Nurse Ratched in “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” set a new standard for screen villains and won her an Academy Award, has died at age 88. Fletcher died in her sleep surrounded by family at her home in …

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Mia Goth's Show-Stopping 9-Minute 'Pearl' Monologue Deserves Oscar Attention

Mia Goth’s Show-Stopping 9-Minute ‘Pearl’ Monologue Deserves Oscar Attention

Spoiler alert: The entire plot of “Pearl” and “X” will be discussed in this article. Who knew a church dance tryout would result in one of the year’s strongest film monologues? That’s the case with “Pearl,” Ti West’s twisty, hallucinatory ode to Technicolor-era film. It’s the prequel to this year’s grimy porn slasher “X,” in …

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Brendan Fraser Is Back: Believe the Hype About His Oscar Chances for 'The Whale'

Brendan Fraser Is Back: Believe the Hype About His Oscar Chances for ‘The Whale’

It’s more than prosthetics. More than the comeback. Brendan Fraser’s work as Charlie in Darren Aronofsky’s “The Whale” is a profound performance for the ages. The A-list star that brought us “The Mummy” and “Encino Man” goes above and beyond the calling of an actor, showcasing the vulnerability of a broken, 600-pound man. Like Aronofsky’s …

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Harry Styles Accepts His First Acting Award of Oscar Season

Harry Styles Accepts His First Acting Award of Oscar Season

On the stage at New York City’s Madison Square Garden, Harry Styles is a bonafide rockstar, brimming with swagger and self-confidence as he performs in front of 20,000 adoring fans. But Styles, the actor, was soft-spoken while accepting an acting award for one of his first major movie roles at this year’s Toronto International Film …

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More "reimaginings," trailers, and more from the D23 Expo keynote

More “reimaginings,” trailers, and more from the D23 Expo keynote

All the Disney princessesPhoto: Olga Thompson (Walt Disney World Resort via Getty Images) Now that another Disney+ Day has come and gone, we can get on to the meat of Disney’s big weekend: The D23 Expo, where the greatest fans in the world can get a look at the stuff they’ve already seen before but …

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Buddy Comedy Duo Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson Enter the Oscar Race for 'The Banshees of Inisherin'

Buddy Comedy Duo Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson Enter the Oscar Race for ‘The Banshees of Inisherin’

If Colin Farrell doesn’t get an Oscar nom this year for “The Banshees of Inisherin,” he never will. That was all I could think after watching his work in Martin McDonagh’s latest dark comedy. And who would have thought that Farrell and Brendan Gleeson would become the perfect comedic duo of our day? I thought …

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