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"American Sniper" is Leading to an Uptick in Violent Anti-Muslim Threats

American Sniper is a massive commercial and critical success. The Bradley Cooper-helmed film, based on deceased U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle’s memoir, garnered six Academy Awards nominations, including a nod for Best Picture, and has generated upwards of $200 million at the box office. Show More Summary

Newswire: The Babadook wins three (Australian) Academy Awards

Despite rapturous reviews from the likes of The Exorcist director William Friedkin, who said, “I’ve never seen a more terrifying film than The Babadook,” the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences failed to nominate Jennifer Kent’s debut feature for any Oscars, because scary movies, like funny books, are for children. Show More Summary

The AACTA Awards End In A Tie As Australia Can't Decide Between Russell Crowe & The Babadook!

We wonder if the fact that Russell Crowe has hosted this particular awards show THREE TIMES has anything to do with this win! JK! The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards — also known as the AACTA Awards — were presented in Sydney, Australia on Thursday. For the first time in four decades, the Best [...]

Ambrosia set for Oscars gift bag

Columbia Marketing International’s Ambrosia apples will be in the official gift bags for some nominees at the 87th annual Academy Awards.

One witty animated short rides ahead of the Oscar pack

I have no idea which of this year's five nominated animated short films will win an Academy Award on Feb. 22. But if I ran the zoo, the prize would go to "Me and My Moulton," 14 minutes of sheer pleasure from writer-director Torill Kove. The "Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Animation" program is...

2015 Oscars: Neil Patrick Harris' big musical number is being written by the 'Frozen' songwriters

From our friends at Hypable.Insert "Let it Go" pun here.When it was announced that Neil Patrick Harris would be hosting the 87th Academy Awards ceremony, everyone assumed the versatile performer would find a way to work in a flashy showtune...Show More Summary

Oscar, Emmy Producer Michael B. Seligman Expands Consulting Company

In addition to his current duties on the Academy Awards, he has signed to produce a dealer’s gathering for Chrysler. read more

Oscar shorts program puts big stories in small packages

The short films nominated for the Academy Awards should be a bigger deal. Most audiences probably treat them as “Who knows?” categories in their Oscar polls, when they ideally deserve more prominence in the wider cultural conversation.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Tim McGraw to perform for Glen Campbell at Oscars

Health issues prevent Glen Campbell from performing his Oscar-nominated song at the Academy Awards, show producers found a great plan B.

Tim McGraw to Perform Glen Campbell Song at the Oscars 2015

Tim McGraw has been selected to perform Glen Campbell's Oscar-nominated song at the 87th Academy Awards! The post Tim McGraw to Perform Glen Campbell Song at the Oscars 2015 appeared first on Rickey - Entertainment News, Videos, Recaps, Results.

How the Oscars Work, Explained in Under Three Minutes

It’s no secret that the Oscars, while a glamorous Hollywood schmoozefest, are also a complex business of awarding the year’s best in film. Who the academy decides to nominate and later pick to win is often controversial, disagreeable, and, on rare occasion, right on the nose. Show More Summary

Rita Ora to Perform Best Original Song Nominee at the Oscars 2015

Rita Ora is the latest performer confirmed for the Oscars this year, as she'll perform Best Original Song nominee "Grateful" at the 87th Academy Awards! The post Rita Ora to Perform Best Original Song Nominee at the Oscars 2015 appeared first on Rickey - Entertainment News, Videos, Recaps, Results.

Diversifying Hollywood About More Than the Academy Awards

I will join the chorus of voices who think it is a terrible shame that Ava Duvernay will not be up for an Academy Award for her work on Selma. It's equally concerning that not a single actor or actress of color will be eligible for awards in the four acting categories and that only men will be under consideration for Best Director. Show More Summary

Diversifying Hollywood About More Than the Academy Awards

I will join the chorus of voices who think it is a terrible shame that Ava Duvernay will not be up for an Academy Award for her work on Selma. It's equally concerning that not a single actor or actress of color will be eligible for awards in the four acting categories and that only men will be under consideration for Best Director. Show More Summary

Watch: Learn How the Oscars Work in Quick Three-Minute Lesson

Every year the Academy Awards nominations roll around, there's always something to be upset about. This year, some of the biggest snubs were dealt to Selma lead actor David Oyelowo and the film's director Ava DuVernay, not to mention The LEGO Movie getting an unforgivable snub in the Best Animated Film category. Show More Summary

Diversifying Hollywood About More Than the Academy Awards

I will join the chorus of voices who think it is a terrible shame that Ava Duvernay will not be up for an Academy Award for her work on Selma. It's equally concerning that not a single actor or actress of color will be eligible for awards in the four acting categories and that only men will be under consideration for Best Director. Show More Summary

Black or White Misses a Chance to Move Beyond Stereotypes

Black or White is a film that tackles the subject of biracial identity through the lens of a hard-drinking, tortured white lawyer and a spirited, self-made black entrepreneur, played by Academy Award winners Kevin Costner and Octavia Spencer. Show More Summary

‘The Babadook’ Wins Best Film and Director At Australian Oscars!

It’s nice to know other countries take the genre more seriously than ere in America. The Academy Awards are a fuckin’ joke, littered with a bunch of pretentious jerks self-congratulating themselves. The last time our genre was taken seriously was back in 1991 when Silent of the Lambs won the Oscar gold. THR has exciting […]

49th Academy Awards in '77: 'Rocky,' posthumous honor and Scorsese snub

The 49th Academy Awards in 1977 ushered in a watershed year in the history of the Oscars.

Super Bowl Tease For 'Tomorrowland'

Walt Disney Pictures has released the tease to the Super Bowl TV Spot for "Tomorrowland." From Disney comes two-time Oscar® winner Brad Bird’s “Tomorrowland,” a riveting mystery adventure starring Academy Award® winner George Clooney. Show More Summary

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