Andrew Garfield, Mahershala Ali, Ruth Negga, and five others received their first-ever acting nominations for 2017. While these actors are new to the Academy Awards, you may recognize them from their earlier work. Andrew Garfield, Mahershala Ali, Ruth Negga, and five others received their first-ever acting nominations for 2017. While these actors are new to the Academy Awards, you may recognize them from their earlier work. Andrew Garfield, Mahershala Ali, Ruth Negga, and five others received their first-ever acting nominations for 2017. While these actors are new to the Academy Awards, you may recognize them from their earlier work.
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Actor Dev Patel, known for his roles in 'Slumdog Millionaire' and 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,' has been nominated for an Oscar for his performance in the 2016 drama 'Lion.' What other roles has he played over the years? Actor Dev Patel, known for his roles in 'Slumdog Millionaire' and 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,' has been nominated for an Oscar for his performance in the 2016 drama 'Lion.' What other roles has he played over the years? Actor Dev Patel, known for his roles in 'Slumdog Millionaire' and 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,' has been nominated for an Oscar for his performance in the 2016 drama 'Lion.' What other roles has he played over the years?
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Film expert and IMDb special correspondent Dave Karger talks about 'La La Land,' Oscar diversity, and other topics to keep an eye out for this year. Film expert and IMDb special correspondent Dave Karger talks about 'La La Land,' Oscar diversity, and other topics to keep an eye out for this year. Film expert and IMDb special correspondent Dave Karger talks about 'La La Land,' Oscar diversity, and other topics to keep an eye out for this year.
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Remembering Bill Paxton: 1955 to 2017

We pay photographic tribute to the versatile American actor, who has died at age 61.

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11 Biggest Oscars Shockers of All Time

Here are just a couple of times the Academy Awards voters bucked conventional wisdom and served up some surprises. How many of these do you remember?

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Bill Paxton, the versatile actor who appeared in films including “Aliens” and “Titanic” and played a polygamist on HBO’s “Big Love,” has died from complications following heart surgery. He was 61. A representative for his family released a statement asking for privacy and saying, “Bill’s passion ... See more »

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Independent Spirit Awards: Photos and Winners

Moonlight and The Witch were the top winners at the 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards. Browse photos of your favorite stars at the event. Also, visit Awards Central for the full list of winners.

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A Complete History of Best Picture Oscar Winners

From The Godfather to Million Dollar Baby and Spotlight, here's a look back at all of the Best Picture Oscars winners in the history of the ceremony.

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First-Time Oscar Nominee Spotlight

We take a look at first-time nominees across the major categories who have their first chance to take home the coveted golden statuette. Visit our Oscars Guide for more.

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Poll: Oscars 2017 — Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role

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