Discover a new way to find and share stories you'll love… Learn about Reading Desk

Search Results : Academy Awards

Related Searches

Blog Post Results (101-120 of 10000+)

And The Oscar For Best Tech Goes To...

What movie should win the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects? Our non-CGI editors break down the nominees. From the lifelike CGI of Guardians of the Galaxy to the effects of aging in Captain America: The Winter Soldier to Interstellar's...Show More Summary

Julianne Moore Has A New Job; Tapped to Design Green Room At Oscars

This is a huge year for Julianne Moore. Not only is she the frontrunner for the Best Actress award, she’s also helping design the green room for the upcoming star-studded event. The Still Alice star has been tapped by the Academy to serve as a design consultant for the backstage area. Show More Summary

Get Into The Oscar's Mood With This Neat Best Picture Nominees Mashup

If you didn’t have time to go see this year’s Academy Award nominees for best picture you should watch this neat mashup by University of Nevada student Dustin Martin. It condenses the eight movies in one video and shows just enough to put you in the right mood for The Oscars without spoiling any of the fun. More »      

Miss Universe: A Perennial Win for Diversity

After the uproar over the lack of diversity in this year's Academy Awards nominations, it's good to know there is one upcoming television special that will showcase diverse faces: the Miss Universe pageant. I'm honored to serve (for the third time!) as a preliminary judge for Miss Universe - with competition happening this week in Doral/Miami. Show More Summary

Giorgio Moroder and Kylie Minogue Team Up For New Single 'Right Here, Right Now' - LISTEN

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Disco legend and three-time Academy Award winner Giorgio Moroder continues his resurgence and teams up with Aussie uber-diva Kylie Minogue on the new single, "Right Here, Right Now." The song is off of Moroder's upcoming album that also includes collaborations...

Why are Selma's Perceived Oscar Snubs an Issue?

The so-called "Big 5" Academy Awards consist of: • Best Picture • Actor in a Leading Role • Actress in a Leading Role • Directing • Writing (either Original Screenplay or Adapted Screenplay) The failure of the movie "Selma" to garner...Show More Summary

The 10 Movies I'm Most Excited To See At Sundance 2015

last weekSports : Deadspin

If the Oscar prognosticators are correct, next month Boyhood will become the first film to both premiere at Sundance and win the Academy Award for Best Picture. Last year's festival had plenty of other highlights, too—Whiplash, LifeShow More Summary

And the Award for Best #OscarsSoWhite Joke Goes to...

The 2015 Academy Award ceremony will be the least diverse (whitest) since 1998. The snub to Ava Duvernay as Best Director for Selma along with David Oyelowo's snub in the Best Actor category for his portrayal of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Show More Summary

People Are Freaking Out Over Responses To 'American Sniper'

Clint Eastwood's "American Sniper," based on the life of former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, the deadliest sniper in US military history, opened this weekend with a record-smashing $89.5 million. After earning six Academy Award nominations, including best picture and best actor, the film has politically divided audiences. Show More Summary

J.K. SImmons to Host 'Saturday NIght Live' on January 31 With Musical Guest D'Angelo

Golden Globe winner and Academy award nominee J.K. Simmons will make his hosting debut on January 31.

Cheryl Boone Isaacs & Bob Newhart Land Publicists Honors

The Publicists of the International Cinematographers Guild have tapped Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences president Cheryl Boone Isaacs and Bob Newhart to receive honorary awards at the guild’s 52nd annual Publicists Luncheon on February 20 at the Beverly Hilton. Show More Summary

Honest Movie Posters Skewer Some of the 2015 Oscar Nominees

It seems like everyone has something to gripe about with this year's nominations for the 87th Academy Awards (except for maybe the nominees themselves), and we even looked at some of the most egregious snubs along with the pleasing surprises from this year's field of honorees. Show More Summary

Larry Wilmore roasts Al Sharpton in series premiere: ‘You need to eat food, not just airtime’

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Host Larry Wilmore began The Nightly Show on Monday by mocking MSNBC host Al Sharpton’s possible protest against the Academy Awards. “I appreciate your efforts, but you’re literally stretching yourself thin,” Wilmore said. “Take a break, man, seriously. They’re...

Vandals Spray-Paint “Murder” on American Sniper Billboard in LA

American Sniper, a movie based on the life of Chris Kyle, shattered all-time January box-office records this weekend. The movie has been nominated for six Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Actor Bradley Cooper, Film Editing, Sound Editing, Sound Mixing and … Continue reading ?

How Many Oscar Nominees Have You Seen? Pin This Checklist!

Award season is at full throttle now, what with the Oscar nominations being announced last week. With the Academy Awards show happening on Feb. 22, that also means that there are some movies you probably want to see if you care about award season. Show More Summary

Automated method beats critics in picking great movies

Don't rely on the Academy Awards next month if you are seeking to know whether the movies deemed great today will survive the test of time. According to a new Northwestern University study, the best predictor of a movie's significance is how often a movie is referenced by other movies. Show More Summary

This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Important Retrospective; Snowden Documentary; AFC Q&A’s

last weekArts : Art Fag City

AFC editors take panels by storm; Academy Award nominee Laura Poitras speaks at Artists Space; and the first U.S. retrospective of “one of the most prominent artists working in Southeast Asia” comes to the SculptureCenter.

Lifetime's 'Whitney' Movie Delivers 4.5 Million Viewers

Lifetime’s primetime block Saturday evening surrounding the eagerly-awaited world premiere of the Lifetime Original Movie Whitney (#Whitney, #WhitneyMovie), directed by Golden Globe® Award winner and Academy Award® nominee Angela Bassett

Box Office: American Sniper Sets a New January Record

Days after it received Academy Award nominations for Best Picture and Best Actor (Bradley Cooper), Clint Eastwood's American Sniper soared to the top of the box office charts over the holiday weekend, opening in wide release to the tune of $90.2 million, Box Office Mojo reports. That's the... Read More > Other Links From American Sniper Bradley Cooper Clint Eastwood

The Academy Responds to Oscars Diversity Criticism

When the Oscar nominations were announced Thursday morning, it didn't take long for people to notice that for the first time since 1995, every single one of the 20 actors contending for the prestigious award were white. There was also not a single woman represented in the writing or directing... Read More > Other Links From Selma

Copyright © 2011 Regator, LLC