Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Twelfth NewsWatch-

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(ENT-Oscars-Cda-Bellemare) (Audio: 145)

Sylvain Bellemare has won the best sound editing Academy Award for Denis Villeneuve's ``Arrival.''

It was Bellemare's first Oscar nomination.

He won in a field that included teams from ``Deepwater Horizon,'' ``Hacksaw Ridge,'' ``La La Land'' and ``Sully.''

``Arrival'' stars Amy Adams as a linguistics expert who tries to communicate with aliens that have landed on Earth.

It is also nominated in the best picture and best director category. (12)



Mahershala Ali is the winner of the Academy Award for best supporting actor for his ``Moonlight'' role.

Ali won for his first Oscar-nominated role, in which he plays a Miami drug dealer who mentors a young boy who is being teased and bullied.

It has been a breakout year for Ali, who starred on the Netflix series ``Luke Cage'' and also had a role in another Oscar-nominated film, ``Hidden Figures.''

Ali paid tribute to his teachers and ``Moonlight'' director Barry Jenkins in his acceptance speech and thanked his wife, who gave birth to their daughter four days ago. (12)


(OBIT-Bill-Paxton) (Audio: 095)

As the film industry honour its best, it learned Sunday it's lost one of its most prolific and charismatic actors.

A family representative says Bill Paxton has died from surgical complications.

He was 61.

The Texas native's movie credits include some of the signature works of the past 40 years, from ``Titanic'' and ``Apollo 13'' to ``The Terminator'' and ``Aliens.''

Paxton was currently starring in the T-V version of "Training Day." (12)


(OBIT-Judge-Wapner) (Audio 114)

The retired Los Angeles judge who presided over ``The People's Court'' with steady force during the heyday of the reality courtroom show has died.

Judge Joseph Wapner was 97.

``The People's Court,'' in which Wapner decided real small-claims from 1981 to 1993, was one of the granddaddies of the syndicated reality shows of today. …

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