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Michelle Williams responds to Mark Wahlberg offer to donate $1.5 million after pay discrepancy revealed

In the wake of a controversy sparked by reports that Mark Wahlberg earned roughly $1.5 million for reshoots on the set of “All the Money in the World” while costar Michelle Williams was paid only a fraction of that amount, Wahlberg and the agency that represents him, William Morris Endeavor, announced Saturday that they would be donating $2 million to Time’s Up, a legal defense fund set up to combat

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Hip-hop’s television takeover

The ceremony for the 60th Grammy Awards is still two weeks away, but already music’s biggest TV night has made history.

For the first time, hip-hop artists dominate the majority of nominees chosen in the academy’s top categories, including record, album and song of the year.

But that sound you’re hearing isn’t champagne corks popping in celebration.

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Hip-hop’s television takeover
Some Oscar voters are having a case of James Franco remorse

“Can I change my vote?”

That was the question several motion picture academy members were asking after five women accused actor James Franco of inappropriate or sexually exploitative behavior in a Times investigation published Thursday.

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From 'Get Out' to 'Phantom Thread': The 2018 Oscars Buzzmeter
All the guilds have weighed in — and the Oscar nominations are just around the corner

The guilds have all spoken. Now all that’s left is to hear from the motion picture academy.

Welcome to the Gold Standard, the newsletter from the Los Angeles Times that helps guide you through the ins and outs of the awards season leading up to the Oscars.

I'm Glenn Whipp, The Times’ awards columnist and your newsletter host.

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