Oscars 2020

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Veganism row breaks out after Joaquin Phoenix is told: be kinder to farmers
Claim that celebrity campaigns cause ‘enormous damage’ draws ire from animal rights groups

Lisa O'Carroll

25, Feb, 2020 @7:07 PM

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What does Hair Love’s Oscar success say about diversity in Hollywood?
The seven-minute animated short about a girl and her afro hair has won fans and critical acclaim – but the battle is far from won

Tola Onanuga

25, Feb, 2020 @2:32 PM

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I didn’t love Taika Waititi’s movie, but I feel his shoulder – and back, and neck – pain | Hadley Freeman
After the director picked up his Oscar for Jojo Rabbit, he launched into the most powerful speech I’ve ever heard

Hadley Freeman

22, Feb, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Joaquin Phoenix saves cow and calf from slaughterhouse
Two days after his Oscars speech criticising the meat industry, the actor rescued Liberty and Indigo at a California slaughterhouse

Catherine Shoard

21, Feb, 2020 @2:44 PM

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Trump's Oscars rant? He just wants Hollywood to see he's a star
The US president’s tirade against Parasite’s best picture Oscar, preferring Sunset Boulevard and Gone With the Wind, masks his own frustration at being cold-shouldered by Tinseltown

Steve Rose

21, Feb, 2020 @1:20 PM

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The Guardian view on foreign-language cinema: great escapes | Editorial
Editorial: Parasite’s success is a reminder of how culture can help us to think outside of the Anglo-American box


19, Feb, 2020 @6:35 PM

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Trust your nose: what rich people can learn from Parasite
Bong Joon-ho’s savage Oscar-winning satire offers plenty of helpful insights into how the wealthy can avoid being preyed on by the less fortunate

Stuart Heritage

18, Feb, 2020 @12:04 PM

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Rose McGowan says she regrets Natalie Portman Oscars dress comments
McGowan tweets that she ‘lost sight of the bigger picture’ after calling fellow actor a ‘fraud’

Andrew Pulver

18, Feb, 2020 @11:24 AM

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Built on rock: the geology at the heart of Oscars sensation Parasite
As in Uncut Gems and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, a symbolic stone adds weight to Bong Joon-ho’s searing satire of Korean society

Eve Willis

17, Feb, 2020 @12:53 PM

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Parasite: how Oscar triumph has exposed South Korea’s social divide
Bong Joon-ho’s film highlights how South Koreans struggle as the gap between rich and poor widens

Justin McCurry and Nemo Kim

16, Feb, 2020 @10:12 AM

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Caped crusader: who is the real target of Natalie Portman's reply to Rose McGowan? | Catherine Shoard
Under fire for ‘tassel campaigning’ at the Oscars, Portman showed restraint and defiance in her riposte – plus mindful respect for women colleagues

Catherine Shoard

14, Feb, 2020 @2:45 PM

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The real star of Bong Joon-ho’s Oscar-winner Parasite? The house
Four carefully crafted sets give the appearance of a luxurious labyrinth of burnished wood and crystal-clear glass – a perfect location for menace and suburban depravity

Alex Hess

14, Feb, 2020 @1:39 PM

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