2017 Oscars: Nominations For Documentary Category Upends Genre

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Hollywood Speaks Out About Politics

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Ahead Of Oscars, Costa Rica's President Makes Video For Nominee Emma Stone

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From left to right, Salvatore Corsitto as Bonasera, James Caan as Santino 'Sonny' Corleone and Marlon Brando as Don Vito Corleone in 'The Godfather'. Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images hide caption

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'Take The Cannoli': 45 Years Spent Quoting 'The Godfather'

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David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike play real-life couple Seretse and Ruth Khama in A United Kingdom. Stanislav Honzik/Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation hide caption

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David Oyelowo On The Real 'United Kingdom' Marriage And Its Diplomatic Fallout

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Oscar Nominee Lin Manuel-Miranda Aims For EGOT

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For Film's Creators, 'Moonlight' Provided Space To Explore A Painful Past

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Mike Mills Grapples With His Mother's 'Tricky Ghost' In '20th Century Women'

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'Get Out' Mixes Satire, Race And Horror, And The Result Is A Scream

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Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Cheryl Boone Isaacs speaks onstage during the 88th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre on February 28, 2016 in Hollywood, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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The classic film Casablanca marks its 75th birthday this year. One little known fact? Humphrey Bogart was shorter than Ingrid Bergman, so he had to stand on a box during filming. Warner Bros./AP hide caption

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After 75 Years, Here's Looking At You, 'Casablanca'

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Watani: My Homeland follows Hala Kamil and her family as they move from Aleppo, Syria, to a small German city that welcomes refugees. Alina Emrich/Courtesy of Dish Communications hide caption

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These Oscar-Nominated Documentaries Tell Intimate Stories Of Syria's Civil War

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Allison Williams and Daniel Kaluuya in Get Out. Justin Lubin/Courtesy of Universal Pictures hide caption

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'Get Out' Offers Sharp Satire Along With The Scares

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