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    Longer speeches, a ‘teeny-tiny’ crimson carpet, masks: Oscars reinvented as a film for the pandemic period

    LOS ANGELES: A “teeny-tiny” crimson carpet, no invites for Hollywood’s strongest moguls, and a “central” function for masks — subsequent weekend’s in-person Oscars are taking no dangers relating to Covid-19, however the occasion nonetheless would have been “not possible” to carry simply weeks earlier, producers stated Saturday. The 93rd Academy Awards will mark the primary time Tinseltown’s best have assembled in over a yr, for a three-hour present that co-producer Steven Soderbergh stated is “not going to be like something that is been executed earlier than.” The delayed April 25 ceremony takes place barely per week after California opened vaccinations to all over-16s, with an infection charges plummeting after an…