Tag Archives: Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences

Hollywood Contenders – 112 Films are up for Best Original Score

Late last week, we had another shortlist hit the internet, courtesy of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (or AMPAS, as we all know by now). This one concerned which films were eligible to compete in the Oscar category of Best Original Score. Basically, the Academy decided that[...]

Academy cracking down on pre-Oscar parties – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: It sounds like the Academy police want to pull over Hollywood’s gravy train during the awards season … or, at the very least, get it to slow down and obey some new speed limits. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences is contemplating new restrictions on[...]

This Week In Movies – ‘Salt,’ ‘Inception’

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: The biggest news in movies this week was made down in San Diego where Comic Con just completed another whirlwind fanboy convention and only one person got stabbed in the eye. Lots of big star power there including a much publicized appearance by fanboy fave Angelina Jolie[...]

EXCLUSIVE: Academy Pres. Tom Sherak: First came the boo’s, now the applause

BY ROBERT W. WELKOS Tom Sherak chuckles as he recalls the story. One day last year, he walked into his favorite restaurant, The Palm, where he knows everyone and everyone knows him, and suddenly noticed his friends were booing him. “What did you do?!” they exclaimed. “How could you do[...]