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Kevin Hart, seen attending the NFL Honors ceremony in February. Just a couple of days after he was announced as host of the next Oscars awards ceremony, the comedian said he would be stepping down amid a firestorm over his past tweets. Christopher Polk/Getty Images hide caption

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Oscar statuettes are seen backstage at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017. Matt Sayles/Matt Sayles/Invision/AP hide caption

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Opinion: Critics Nix Pop Flicks Pick For Oscar Fix

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Frances McDormand speaks to the crowd after accepting her Oscar for her lead role in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. During her acceptance speech, she promoted the notion of an "inclusion rider" — setting off frenzied Google searches across the country. Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP hide caption

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What's An Inclusion Rider? Here's The Story Behind Frances McDormand's Closing Words

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Chef Gilbert Brenot teaches trainees at Edwins about meat preparation. The fine-dining restaurant in Cleveland provides education, housing and steady employment for former inmates and is the subject of an Oscar-nominated documentary. TFL Films LLC hide caption

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Casey Affleck won the Best Actor award in 2017 for his performance in Manchester By The Sea. The actor says he will not be presenting at the upcoming Oscars. Jordan Strauss/Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP hide caption

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Oscar statuettes are seen backstage at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Matt Sayles/Matt Sayles/Invision/AP hide caption

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'Gary From Chicago,' And The Flip Side Of 5 Minutes

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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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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which hands out the Oscar Awards, is 93 percent white, with an average age of 63. Chris Pizzello/Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP hide caption

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Actor John Krasinski and Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Cheryl Boone Isaacs announce the nominees for best performance by an actor in a leading role Thursday. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárittu (center) and the cast and crew of Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) accept the award for the best picture at the Academy Awards Sunday night in Los Angeles. John Shearer/AP hide caption

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Michael Keaton is up for an Academy Award for his performance in Birdman. The movie's original score, despite receiving critical acclaim, was declared ineligible for Oscar consideration. Courtesy of Fox Searchlight Pictures/Fox Searchlight Pictures hide caption

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In Oscar Nominations For Best Score, Some Hear Sour Notes

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In "Road to Hell," Wild Tales' third story, Walter Donado plays a man who gets in a fight with a driver on an empty highway. The film opened last year in Argentina and is the country's highest-grossing movie ever. Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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1 Film, 6 Stories On The 'Pleasure Of Losing Control'

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