The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has released a new teaser trailer for the 86th Annual Academy Awards aka "The Oscars," a one-minute musical piece directed by Paul Feig ( Bridesmaids ) that has returning host Ellen DeGeneres lip-syncing to the tune of Fitz and the Tantrums' "The Walker" with 250 dancers in tuxedoes. Show More Summary
Ellen DeGeneres dances down the street in the first promo released for the upcoming 2014 Academy Awards! The 55-year-old talk show host dances alongside 250 tuxedo-clad men and women to the tune of the Fitz and The Tantrums song “The Walker.” The video was conceived and directed by Bridesmaids director Paul Feig and was choreographed [...]
The Movie Academy has launched a trailer for the Oscars starring host Ellen DeGeneres and directed by Paul Feig that is part of the “Here We Go!” campaign and website ahead of the March 2 Academy Awards on ABC. The trailer will launch nationwide beginning January 3. Lots of dancing here, but where are the movies? Check it out:
EXCLUSIVE: U.S. distributor Adopt Films has provided Deadline with its first official trailer for Yuval Adler’s Bethlehem. The director’s feature debut won six Israeli Academy Awards earlier this year and is Israel’s entry for the Foreign Language Oscar. Show More Summary
Gangs of New York was nominated for 11 Academy Awards, and yet, I still can’t shake the feeling that Martin Scorsese‘s revenge epic has been overlooked. With a filmograpyy as refined as Scorsese’s, a few gems are bound to go unnoticed, but even at the time of its release many were split by the film. Show More Summary
Enter to win a Saving Mr. Banks umbrella! Walt Disney Studios presents Saving Mr. Banks Two-time Academy Award®–winner Emma Thompson and fellow double Oscar®-winner Tom Hanks topline Disney’s Saving Mr. Banks, inspired by the extraordinary, untold backstory of how Disney’s classic Mary Poppins made it to the screen. When Walt Disney’s daughters begged him toMORE
Two-time Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe- and Emmy Award-winning actress Judy Davis (Husbands and Wives, Life With Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows) will be a recurring guest star on Fox‘s event series 24: Live Another Day, which debuts in the spring. Show More Summary
Well, you can't drink at the Academy Awards, but maybe you two should think about it! Admit it though, if Tina Fey and Amy Poehler just hosted all the biggest award shows year round it would be the best thing ever! Who wouldn't want to see the HIGHlarious ladies cracking jokes about anything and everything?! Unfortunately, that dream [...]
The Academy Award winning scribe boards the comic book ensemble
On the heel's of today's news that Warner Bros. is eyeing Joaquin Phoenix for a major role in Zack Snyder's upcoming Batman vs. Superman comes word, via The Hollywood Reporter, that Academy Award winning screenwriter Chris Terrio ( Argo ) has been brought in to rewrite David Goyer's screenplay in advance of next year's production. Batman vs. Show More Summary
We've featured plenty of editions of Zach Galifianakis' ongoing talk show Between Two Ferns, including last year's two-part Oscar specials (here and here), which we hope will return when the Academy Awards roll around in 2014. This time the comedian and star of The Hangover franchise is back with a holiday special, sitting down with Samuel L. Show More Summary
Lana Del Rey has fallen victim to some sneaky Academy Awards sabotage, even though she hasn’t even officially received a nomination yet. Del Rey’s track from The Great Gatsby, “Young & Beautiful,” is on the Academy’s preliminary list for Best Original Song (which comprises 74 other songs, including a few more from Gatsby). But Deadline reports “an... More »
With the passing of Joan Fontaine at 96, a record for sibling rivalry is finally set in stone. In Hollywood’s heyday, she and Olivia de Havilland were movie stars who won Academy Awards and openly despised one another. At the 1941 Oscars, Fontaine beat out her sister, a year older, and later wrote in a [...]
EXCLUSIVE: Oscar trickery has routinely been an unfortunate part of the Academy Awards. Usually it’s reserved for the Best Picture candidates, but this year someone got an early start in the Best Original Song category. I’m told by a...Show More Summary
Original Song is one of those categories that can wreak havoc on your annual Academy Awards betting pool. Not as mysterious as Best Live Action Short Film, sure, nor as esoteric as the other tech categories. Film Editing? I just...
BEVERLY HILLS, CA — Two hundred eighty-nine feature films are eligible for the 2013 Academy Awards®, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today. To be eligible for 86th Academy Awards consideration, feature films...Show More Summary
For opera fans in Southern California, Christoph Waltz has become a semi-regular presence in the audience of Los Angeles Opera productions at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. On Sunday, the two-time Academy Award winning actor officially made his debut as an opera director with a new production of "Der Rosenkavalier" in Belgium.
Unquestionably, Jennifer Lawrence is at the top of her game. The 23-year-old actress has already been twice nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress. She won last year for Silver Linings Playbook, and proved the perfect counterpoint to prim and poised Anne Hathaway, whose seeming perfection has earned her a cruel backlash. Show More Summary
Hugh Jackman is the ultimate host. Having hosted three Tony Awards and one Academy Award show over the years, the Emmy winner (for the 58th Annual Tony Awards) and Tony Award winner (for "The Boy From Oz") is playing host for the 32nd...Show More Summary
Fontaine won the Academy Award for her performance in Alfred Hitchcock's "Suspicion."