The latest on Elton John, Writers Guild Awards and Lana Del Rey

Elton John opens his Oscar night party to all this year
The Elton John AIDS Foundation — one of the leading independent AIDS organizations in the world — is inviting everyone to a virtual pre-show Oscar party special hosted by Neil Patrick Harris and with a performance by Dua Lipa.

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Proceeds from tickets of the April 25 event will go to young people at risk and living with HIV all over the world.

“Now more than ever, we need to ensure that one pandemic does not override another, and we cannot forget the 38 million people living with HIV globally who need our care, love and support,” John said.

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‘Borat,’ ‘Promising Young Woman’ win at Writers Guild Awards
NEW YORK: Sacha Baron Cohen’s “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm” was partly improvised and scripted by nine writers, still walked away with one of the Writers Guild Awards’ top honors, best adapted screenplay.

Carey Mulligan, Emerald Fennell and Laverne Cox on the set of ‘Promising Young Woman.’ AP PHOTO

Best original screenplay went to the script for the feminist revenge thriller “Promising Young Woman,” by writer-director Emerald Fennell.

The film, which is nominated for five Oscars including best picture, triumphed over “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” “Sound of Metal,” “Judas and the Black Messiah” and “Palm Springs.”

The “Borat” sequel win came over “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” “News of the World,” “One Night in Miami” and “The White Tiger.”

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Review: Lana Del Rey shifts gaze in ‘Chemtrails’ release
Decay and decadence coexist in the world created by Lana Del Rey in “Chemtrails Over The Country Club.”

She shifts her gaze inward. She disassembles a different pain, one felt in the unforgiving glow of the limelight.

Lana Del Rey’s ‘Chemtrails Over The Country Club’ AP PHOTO

Del Rey has perfected the art of creating album capsules, and each record emanates its own aesthetic.

This has all Del Rey’s staples — angelic layered vocals, bridges that bring a second dimension to tracks and tongue-in-cheek lyrics.

Del Rey may not have reached the perfection of “Norman (Expletive) Rockwell,” but in “Chemtrails Over The Country Club,” she’s offered something different — vulnerability.