Academy Awards

Parasite actor Jeong Hyeonjun celebrates as he watches a TV live broadcasting of South Korean director Bong Joon Ho receiving the award for best original screenplay for "Parasite" at the Oscars, at his house in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
February 10, 2020 - 7:50 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Koreans reacted with rare collective joy Monday after director Bong Joon Ho’s “Parasite” won the Oscar for best picture and three other awards, good news that came as their country struggles to guard against a new virus and counter North Korea's nuclear threat. The...
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Diane Keaton, left, and Keanu Reeves appear on stage at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
February 10, 2020 - 4:14 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A whole other show happens just a few feet to the right of the main Oscars stage in the wings where presenters gather, ecstatic winners get a moment to process what just happened and the production staff stays busy making sure everything is going to plan. Here are a few moments...
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Bong Joon-ho holds the Oscars for best original screenplay, best international feature film, best directing, and best picture for "Parasite" at the Governors Ball after the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
February 10, 2020 - 3:34 am
Called up to the stage again and again, Bong Joon Ho kept saying he was ready for a drink — “bloody ready.” But the Oscars weren't bloody ready to stop giving him awards. By the end, the South Korean director and his masterful social thriller “Parasite” had won best original screenplay, best...
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Renee Zellweger accepts the award for best performance by an actress in a leading role for "Judy" at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
February 10, 2020 - 2:25 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Renée Zellweger completed a Hollywood comeback for the ages at the Oscars on Sunday night, winning as best actress for her role as Judy Garland in "Judy." Written off during a six-year hiatus from acting that ended in 2016, Zellweger returned to claim her second Oscar after 16...
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Bong Joon Ho accepts the award for best director for "Parasite" at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
February 10, 2020 - 1:41 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Writer-director Bong Joon Ho made Oscar history Sunday night, capturing Oscars for best director and best international feature with his dark comic thriller, “Parasite,” the first South Korean film to win an Academy Award in any category. In capturing the best director Oscar,...
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Laura Dern, winner of the award for best performance by an actress in a supporting role for "Marriage Story", poses in the press room at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
February 10, 2020 - 1:34 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Laura Dern’s turn as a steely divorce attorney in “Marriage Story” made the case with Oscar jurors, who completed her awards season sweep by awarding her the best supporting actress trophy. Dern’s win Sunday came nearly three decades after her first Academy Award nomination, a...
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Eminem performs "Lose Yourself" at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
February 10, 2020 - 1:01 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Apparently, it's never too late to perform at the Oscars, particularly if you're an Oscar winner named Eminem. The rapper shocked the crowd at the Dolby Theatre and viewers at home on Sunday night with his performance of “Lose Yourself” — 17 years after it won best original song...
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Joaquin Phoenix recibe el Oscar al mejor actor por "Joker", el domingo 9 de febrero de 2020 en el Teatro Dolby en Los Angeles. (AP Foto/Chris Pizzello)
February 10, 2020 - 12:58 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joaquin Phoenix’s visceral portrayal of a troubled man’s descent into villainy in “Joker” earned him his first Oscar in a career that has seen personal and professional highs and lows. “I've been a scoundrel in my life. I've been selfish. I've been cruel at times, hard to work...
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Brad Pitt accepts the award for best performance by an actor in a supporting role for "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
February 10, 2020 - 12:16 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An emotional Brad Pitt won his first acting Oscar on Sunday night, claiming the supporting actor trophy for “Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood,” while referencing his own storied run in the industry where he is among the most famous and revered. Pitt beat out an iconic group that...
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Bong Joon Ho accepts the award for best international feature film for "Parasite," from South Korea, at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
February 09, 2020 - 11:49 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Parasite,“ director Bong Joon Ho’s dark comedy about wealth inequality, won the Oscar for best international feature at Sunday’s Academy Awards, becoming the first South Korean film to capture an Oscar. It was the second win of the night for Bong, who earlier shared the best...
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