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Jack Black to perform at the Oscars®

The versatile actor, singer and comedian Jack Black will make a special appearance at the 87th Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. The Oscars, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, will air on Sunday, February 22, live on ABC. “Jack Black is a complete original comic voice and[...]

The scariest movies ever nominated for an Academy Award

Since it’s Halloween (Happy Halloween everyone), I wanted to do something horror centric but also still relating to Oscar in some way. As such, I wanted to take a look at which scary movies, to one degree or another, were embraced by the Academy Awards. Ideally I’d have focused on[...]

Oscars 2013 – Feed back on Seth MacFarlane

By Michael Russnow This year’s Oscars show on ABC wrapped after a bit over three and a half hours and there were a bunch of great moments, a bit of tedium and a lot of disappointment over the tasteless antics of host Seth MacFarlane. Look, I’m not a prude, though I’ve[...]

2013 Oscars: Congratulations to the Nominees and Honorees

Congratulations to the 2013 Oscar nominees and winners… for complete list of winners pls scroll down. Best Supporting Actor: Christoph Waltz – “Django Unchained” Best Animated Short: “Paperman” – John Kahrs Best Animated Feature: “Brave” – Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman Cinematography: “Life of Pi” – Claudio Miranda Visual Effects: “Life of Pi” – Bill Westenhofer, Guillaume Rocheron, Erik-Jan De[...]

Emma Stone and Seth MacFarlane to Announce Oscar Nominations

Nominations for the 85th Academy Awards® will be announced by the show’s host, Seth MacFarlane, and actress Emma Stone on Thursday, January 10. This will be the first time since 1972 that an Oscar show host has participated in the nominations announcement. MacFarlane and Stone will unveil the nominations at a[...]

Dustin Hoffman will receive the “Hollywood Breakthrough Director Award” for his film “Quartet” at the “Hollywood Film Awards” Gala Ceremony

HollywoodNews.com: The 16th Annual Hollywood Film Awards, presented by the Los Angeles Times, is pleased to announce that Dustin Hoffman will be the recipient of this year’s “Hollywood Breakthrough Director Award,” at this year’s awards gala. “It is a great honor to recognize Dustin Hoffman for his directorial debut for the[...]

David O. Russell, director of “Silver Linings Playbook,” to be feted with the “Hollywood Director Award”

HollywoodNews.com: The 16th Annual Hollywood Film Awards, presented by the Los Angeles Times, is pleased to announce that writer and director David O. Russell will receive the “Hollywood Director Award” at this year’s gala. “We are thrilled this year to honor director David O. Russell for his outstanding work and creative[...]

Academy Awards Selects Student Foreign Films

HollywoodNews.com: Five finalists, selected from 51 entries representing 29 countries, will advance in the Foreign Film category in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 39th Annual Student Academy Awards competition. Up to three winners will be selected from this group and brought to Los Angeles to join[...]

Academy to Present 40 Years of Sound for Film

HollywoodNews.com: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Science and Technology Council will present “40 Years of Sound for Film” on Tuesday, March 6, at 8 p.m. at the Academy’s Linwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood. Oscar®-winning sound mixers Chris Newman and Tom Fleischman will explore the intricacies of building[...]

Meet the Oscars® in New York City

HollywoodNews.com: Oscar® fans in New York City will be the first to see the actual Oscars that will be presented to the Best Actor and Best Actress winners at the 84th Academy Awards® on Oscar Sunday, February 26. The statuettes will be part of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts[...]
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