The group that hands out the Oscars said it had invited 842 new members from 59 countries including Lady Gaga, Sterling K Brown and Letitia Wright as the organization strives to further diversify in its ranks.
"Bohemian Rhapsody," ''A Star Is Born" and, most of all, "Black Panther" have all amassed huge sums in ticket sales. But just how many people have seen the film favoured to win best picture — Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" — remains unknown.
Oscars night is quickly approaching - and will be without a host for the first time in three decades. The prestigious ceremony has shown improvement in terms of nominating racially diverse films but has seen a decline in viewership in recent years.
Alfonso Cuaron's ode to his childhood in 1970s Mexico City, and offbeat royal romp "The Favourite" top Oscar nominations with 10 each.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences named Hart as Oscars host in December, but he stepped down soon after amid criticism of his past tweets.
The music romance "A Star Is Born" earns Bradley Cooper a nod for best actor, Lady Gaga for best actress and Sam Elliott for best supporting actor with its fourth nomination being for the best cast.
Kevin Hart takes over hosting duties from Jimmy Kimmel, who presided over the last two ceremonies.
The 2018 Emmy Awards, the highest honours in television, were handed out at a ceremony in Los Angeles. Following are a few key moments from the 70th awards.
The Oscars are planing to add a Best Popular Film category, but many are not happy with the change.
The expulsions of Television’s Cosby and Oscar-winning director Polanski are the latest in the wake of the #MeToo social movement that began last year after Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein was accused by several women of sexual misconduct.
Guillermo del Toro's surrealist love story walks away with four Academy Awards, including best picture, in one of the tightest Oscar contests in recent history.
The 90th Academy Awards come after a year that saw Hollywood rocked by a string of sex abuse scandals, leading to the 'MeToo' and 'TimesUp' movements.
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