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Academy president ‘disappointed’ with all-white Oscar nominees

Cheryl Boone Isaacs adds diversity in the film industry must be improved after the Academy fails to recognise any actors or directors of colour Cheryl Boone Isaacs, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, has responded to the polemic circumventing this years all-white Oscar nominations and admitted to being disillusioned about the lack of diversity. Snubs for …

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Robert De Niro: five good instants

With a sparky brand-new role in David O Russells Miracle Mop biopic Joy, here is a look back at the Oscar wins finest performances Between plane-movie roles in The Intern and Dirty Grandpa, Robert De Niro provides us with a much-needed reminder of what he can do in David O Russells biopic Joy, about the inventor of the Miracle Mop. …

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