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Sigourney Weaver says James Cameron didn’t win the Oscars because he “didn’t have breasts”

We’ve all seen “Avatar” at least a couple of times by now, or at least once. And if you haven’t been blinded by all the blue carpets, blue Na’vi, and aren’t sick of hearing the word “Avatar,” then you’ll still be interested in this story. Actress Sigourney Weaver, who played[...]

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[...]

The Hurt Locker Producer Denied Attendance at Oscars

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that, should “The Hurt Locker” be announced as the recipient of the Best Picture award at Sunday’s ceremonies, only three of the picture’s producers will be present for the celebration. The fourth of the film’s credited producers, Nicolas Chartier, has[...]

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[...]

Cohen, Bateman, Carell, Fey, Stiller to present Oscar Show

BY STAFF Comedic talents Sacha Baron Cohen, Jason Bateman, Steve Carell, Tina Fey and Ben Stiller will help bring laughs to the 82nd Academy Awards®, telecast producers Bill Mechanic and Adam Shankman announced. This will be the debut appearances for Baron Cohen and Bateman. Stiller has appeared on five previous Oscar[...]

Miley, Efron, Lautner, Stewart to present at Oscars

BY STAFF Miley Cyrus, Zac Efron, Taylor Lautner and Kristen Stewart will present at the 82nd Academy Awards®, telecast producers Adam Shankman and Bill Mechanic announced today. This will be Cyrus and Efron’s second appearance, and Lautner and Stewart’s debut on an Academy Awards telecast. Cyrus, who is best known for her[...]

3 Finalists named in mtvU Academy contest

BY STAFF Beverly Hills, CA (February 12, 2010) — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and mtvU, MTV’s 24-hour college network, today announced that three teams of college journalists have advanced as finalists in the 2010 Oscar Correspondent Contest. All three teams will head to Los Angeles for Oscar[...]

Sean Penn, Kate Winslet, Penelope Cruz to present at Oscars

BY STAFF All three living performers who won Oscars® in the acting categories last year will return to present at the 82nd Academy Awards®, announced telecast producers Adam Shankman and Bill Mechanic. Penélope Cruz will join fellow winners Kate Winslet and Sean Penn as presenters on the March 7 Oscar telecast.[...]