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Oscar watch: ‘Whiplash’ star Miles Teller drums up for awards

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It looks like drums and beats will provide the soundtrack for the upcoming Academy Awards as Miles Teller gets the Oscar nod.

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Oscar winning ‘Sugarman’ director commits suicide at 36

An Aug. 20, 2012 photo from files showing Swedish Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker Malik Bendjelloul. Police in Sweden say the film director behind the Oscar-awarded music documentary "Searching for Sugarman," Malik Bendjelloul died Tuesday, May 13, 2014. He was 36. Police spokeswoman Pia Glenvik said Bendjelloul died in Stockholm late Tuesday, but wouldn't specify the cause of death. She said no crime is suspected in relation to the Swedish film maker's death. AP

Swedish director Malik Bendjelloul, who won an Oscar for his 2012 documentary “Searching for Sugar Man”, committed suicide in Stockholm, his brother said on Wednesday.

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Single Review: ‘Happy’ by Pharrell Williams

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For now, there is no escaping this summery cheerful hit as we have been hearing it being played, not only on radio, but also in numerous noontime shows, game shows, and anything else we can imagine on local television.

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Oscars backstage: Cool Jared, grateful Lupita

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JENNIFER Lawrence (left) pretends to snatch Lupita Nyong’o’s Best Supporting Actress trophy backstage during the Oscars held at the Dolby Theater.   Getty Images/AFP

“Does anybody want to try it out for size? You can. Here, pass it around.” With those words, Jared Leto handed over his Oscar Best Supporting Actor trophy to media folk gathered backstage during the recent 86th Academy Awards.

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Oscars yield bracing number of real winners

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Last year was a relatively good season for the global film industry, so film buffs are happy that the recent US Academy Awards came up with a bracing number of real winners.

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