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Top Celebs not among Oscar voters

It has come to the attention that many of the top celebrities are not Oscar voters. Those included are Taylor Lautner, Woody Allen, George Lucas, Rupert Murdoch, Pedro Almodovar, and Sascha Baron Cohen among others. Even top heads of studios are missing from the list such as NBC Universal chief[...]

Oprah dreams of taking Gabourey Sidibe to the Oscars

Oprah has admitted that her dream date would be to take Gabourey Sidibe to the Oscars. Sidibe will be bringing her mom along her side to the big awards show but Oprah would love to be in her spot. Sidibe stated, “Oprah called me and was like, ‘Hey girl, do[...]

Wolfgang Puck has big night planned ahead for the Oscars

Wolfgang Puck is going to be providing the food for 1,600 guests who will attend the post-Oscar Governors Ball for the 16th year. The Governors Ball is where all the nominees where will be including George Clooney, Sandra Bullock, Quentin Tarantino, and Meryl Streep. Puck has employed nearly 1,000 people[...]

Bob Yari doesn’t regret Oscar credits battle

When the Academy Awards are handed out Sunday night in Hollywood, Bob Yari will be watching the star-studded show like millions of other movie buffs around the world. “I love watching great films get their due,” Yari said. But so much has changed for Yari since 2006, when “Crash,” a film about[...]

Best Picture Category Expansion – The Feinberg Feed

In this week’s installment of “The Feinberg Feed,” Scott revisits the debate about the expansion of the best picture category from five nominees to ten nominees. He says that time has proven that there are not only more than five films worthy of a best picture nomination this year (many[...]

Bridges, Bullock, Damon, Mulligan to present Oscar show

Current Oscar nominees Jeff Bridges, Sandra Bullock, Matt Damon, Anna Kendrick, Carey Mulligan and Quentin Tarantino will present on the 82nd Academy Awards, telecast producers Bill Mechanic and Adam Shankman announced today. Bridges received his fifth Oscar nomination for his lead performance in “Crazy Heart.” He previously earned a nomination for[...]

Warner Bros. extends LEGO deal

Get ready for more Lego Batman, Indiana Jones, Harry Potter, Star Wars and more. Warner Bros. has renewed its partnership with TT Games to continue making LEGO games through 2016. According to reports, the video game franchise has already sold nearly 50 million units worldwide and remains very popular with family[...]

Past Winners Bates, Streisand, Theron Join 82nd Oscar® Show

Past Oscar winners Kathy Bates, Barbara Streisand and Charlize Theron will join former Oscar nominees Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson, Queen Latifah and John Travolta as presenters at the 82nd Academy Awards®, telecast producers Adam Shankman and Bill Mechanic announced today. Collectively the group has earned 16 nominations and[...]

Trio of Hosts Set for “Oscars® Red Carpet…2010”

Jess Cagle, Kathy Ireland and Sherri Shepherd will serve as hosts for the 82nd Academy Awards® pre-show “Oscars Red Carpet… 2010,” telecast producers Adam Shankman and Bill Mechanic announced today. This will be Ireland’s and Shepherd’s first time hosting the Oscar® pre-show and Cagle’s second consecutive year as a host. Cagle[...]

Final Oscar Projections – The Feinberg Feed

In this week’s installment of “The Feinberg Feed,” Scott locks in and explains his final Oscar projections for all six major categories: best picture, best director, best actor, best actress, best supporting actor, and best supporting actress. Does he side with “Avatar” or “The Hurt Locker”? Sandra Bullock (“The Blind Side”)[...]