‘What is happening???’ Times photographer explains how he captured that viral Oscars moment | LA Times

'What is happening???' Times photographer explains how he captured that viral Oscars moment by James Reed (Los Angeles Times)
Times photographer Al Seib explains how he captured the jarring moment when the Oscars handed the best picture award to the wrong film.

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Oscars red carpet:`The gravy train is over’ for TV stations and networks | Los Angeles Times

Oscars red carpet:`The gravy train is over' for TV stations and networks by Meg James (latimes.com)
For the first time the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences is charging a license fee to TV stations and networks that broadcast live shows

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Don’t Cancel the Academy Awards Over Trump. Oscar Nominees, Try This Instead. | Slate

Don’t Cancel the Academy Awards Over Trump. Oscar Nominees, Try This Instead. by Matthew Dessem (Slate Magazine)
With the news that that the latest disaster in Donald Trump’s Lizard Brain Jamboree will bar Oscar nominee Asghar Farhadi from attending the Academy Awards (and Farhadi’s later decision to skip them whether he is allowed to come or not), the film community has been scrambling to find an effective response.

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Confessions of David Seidler, a 73-year-old Oscars virgin

Confessions of David Seidler, a 73-year-old Oscars virgin by David Seidler (latimes)
My first realization I was hooked on Oscar was when I seriously began pondering one of mankind's most profound dilemmas: whether to rent or buy a tux. That first step, as with any descent down a...

This is a great (and hilarious) story by and about the writer of THE KING’S SPEECH.

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Confessions of David Seidler, a 73-year-old Oscars virgin

The screenwriter, whose first nomination was for ‘The King’s Speech,’ ponders his formalwear options for the big night, his standing in Hollywood and much more.