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Could a Backstage Tweet Have Led to Massive Oscars Mix-Up?

The 'Wall Street Journal' lays out what appears to have happened

(Newser) - The Wall Street Journal may have figured out how exactly the biggest flub in Oscars history happened Sunday night. As the paper explains, Brian Cullinan and Martha Ruiz are the two PwC partners who stand at opposite ends of the Academy Awards stage with the envelopes containing the winners, ready... More »

How the Biggest Blunder in Oscars History Happened

'It wasn't Warren's fault,' Dunaway says

(Newser) - Bonnie and Clyde appear to be off the hook after the most shocking moment in Oscars history —the blunder that saw La La Land announced as Best Picture, only for Moonlight to be declared the real winner when the former film's producers had almost finished their speeches. Accounting... More »

Hidden Figures, Stranger Things Win Big at SAGs

Shameless, Veep, Crown stars also scored SAGs

(Newser) - The cast of Hidden Figures won the Screen Actors Guild Award for best film cast on Sunday, beating out several other Oscar best picture contenders. The movie, which tells the story of a group of black female mathematicians who were crucial to the United States' successes during the early days... More »

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