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Oscar nominations: Surprises, snubs and Hollywood's new wave

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| Kyle Buchanan of Vulture.com and Amy Nicholson of Variety join John Horn to examine how the nominations reflect the current state of Hollywood.

Edgar Wright: the music, cars and choreography of 'Baby Driver'

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Edgar Wright built "Baby Driver" around an extensive playlist of pop, rock and R&B music. The fear was that another film might use the songs he wanted.

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Ursula K. Le Guin, whose novels plucked truth from high fantasy, dies at 88

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The author, best known for works such as the Earthsea series and "The Left Hand of Darkness," used her fantastic realms to grapple with difficult themes. She leaves a legacy as a literary trailblazer.

7 big (and small) takeaways from the 2018 Oscar nominations

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The 90th Annual Academy Award nomination announcement marks the halfway point for awards season. Here are the major takeaways.

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Oscars: 'Shape of Water' leads with 13 nods; see the complete list

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"Mudbound" cinematographer Rachel Morrison, meanwhile, made history as the first woman ever nominated in the category in nominations announced Tuesday.

Daveed Diggs' 'Blindspotting' is not your average buddy comedy

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Diggs and his longtime friend, Rafael Casal, co-wrote and co-star in a film that's an ode to their rapidly changing hometown of Oakland.

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PJ Morton on musical healing, bringing R&B back to New Orleans, and 'Gumbo'

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The singer, songwriter and keyboard player was away from his hometown for 15 years, and his return resulted in two Grammy nominations.

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Singer Inara George on her new solo album

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Singer and songwriter Inara George opens up about the death of her father, Lowell George, of the band Little Feat and gender inequity in the music industry.

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'Three Billboards' sweeps female-focused SAG Awards; see list of winners

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As with many of the awards shows this season, it was the treatment of women in Hollywood that stayed at the forefront of the show, which featured a roster of nearly all female presenters and Kristen Bell as its inaugural host. See the complete list of winners.