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  1. Academy Rescinds Sound Mixing Oscar Nomination for Violation of Campaign Regulations

    02.26 / 00:13 variety.com Variety.com -Lifestyle
    The Academy announced on Saturday, the day before Oscar Sunday, that Greg P. Russell’s sound mixing nomination for “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi” has been revoked for “violation of Academy campaign regulations.” Gary Summers, Jeffrey J. Haboush and Mac Ruth remain sound mixing nominees for the film. “The decision was prompted by the... Read more…
  2. President Trump Says He Won’t Attend White House Correspondents’ Dinner

    02.26 / 00:13 variety.com Variety.com -Lifestyle
    President Donald Trump tweeted on Saturday that he will not attend the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, scheduled to take place on April 29. “I will not be attending the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner this year,” Trump tweeted. “Please wish everyone well and have a great evening!” The news comes after several prominent media organizations — namely... Read more …
  3. Spirit Awards: Casey Affleck Wins Best Actor Award for ‘Manchester by the Sea’

    02.26 / 00:13 variety.com Variety.com -Lifestyle
    Casey Affleck has won the Spirit Award for Best Actor for his role in “Manchester by the Sea.” Isabelle Huppert has won the Spirit Award for Best Actress for her role in Paul Verhoeven’s thriller “Elle.” “Good cinema is independent — it’s independence that makes art win,” the French actress said in her acceptance. Barry... Read more…
  4. Oscar Pre-Parties 2017: Inside Alfre Woodard’s Sistahs Soiree, Film Is Great & More

    02.26 / 00:13 variety.com Variety.com -Lifestyle
    There is always a lot to celebrate during Oscar week, but many of this year’s special occasions toasted to something in particular: a historical year for Oscar nominations by the Academy. Diversity and inclusion was front and center for celebrations throughout the week, from Alfre Woodard’s Sistahs Soiree, to Common’s pre-Oscar dinner (pictured above), to African-American publications Ebony and... Read more …
  5. Tom Perez Elected Chair of Democratic National Committee

    02.26 / 00:13 variety.com Variety.com -Lifestyle
    Tom Perez, the most recent secretary of labor under Barack Obama, was elected the next chairman of the Democratic National Committee, after a contentious vote to lead the party after its devastating loss in November. Perez’s chief opponent in a large field of candidates was Keith Ellison, a congressman from Minnesota, who was endorsed by... Read more…