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WATCH: NPH's Christmas-themed Oscar Promo

The star works to build excitement for the Academy Awards, which he'll host in February. read more

Neil Patrick Harris Has A Very Last Minute Gift Idea For Everyone in First Oscars Promo

Neil Patrick Harris is ready to get fans psyched for his gig as the Academy Awards‘ host with the very first promo for the big night. The 41-year-old actor uses the teaser to joke about a last minute holiday present being simply the gift of telling them to watch the show. PHOTOS: Check out the [...]

Royal Academy of Arts receives £1 million grant from Clore Duffield Foundation for new centre

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

The Royal Academy of Arts has been awarded a grant of £1 million from the Clore Duffield Foundation for the new Clore Learning Centre, which forms part of the major redevelopment to transform Burlington Gardens and enable the RA to share and interpret its heritage for a broad 21st century audience. Show More Summary

Awards: Renzo Piano's Hulking Glass Sphere Wins 'Darth Vader Award'

Montage via Architect's Newspaper Italian starchitect Renzo Piano has been fielding criticism all year for his Academy Museum of Motion Pictures project in Los Angeles, which will add a giant glass sphere to an old mall. The latest and greatest...

LG Exec Could Be Banned From CES For Sabotaging a Washing Machine

As far as electronics manufacturers are concerned, the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Vegas every year is their own personal Super Bowl, Academy Awards, and Mecca pilgrimage all rolled into one. Apparently, Jo Seong-jin,...Show More Summary

Chicagoan of the Year in Film: Steve James

Upon its late 1994 release, thanks largely to the agitations of Roger Ebert, Gene Siskel and other Chicago critics, director Steve James' documentary "Hoop Dreams" looked like it might have a shot at a best picture Academy Award nomination. (To date no nonfiction feature has been nominated in...

Facts of the Day – December 22, 2014

Facts of the Day – John Cazale (Fredo Corleone from “The Godfather”) appeared in only five films during his lifetime. All five were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. Three of them won. Facts of the Day – in 1978, a Russian physicist, Anatoli Bugorski, was struck accidentally by the proton beam of […]

Oscar’s Golden Rule For An Acting Win: Why It’s The Role, Not The Star That Matters

Cary Grant never won an Academy Award for acting. Neither did Edward G. Robinson or Barbara Stanwyck or Deborah Kerr, despite her six nominations, or Peter O'Toole despite his eight. The list goes on and on. The Academy of Motion Picture...Show More Summary

Marissa Mayer 'Balked' At Hiring Gwyneth Paltrow Reportedly Because She's Not A College Grad

Gwyneth Paltrow has won an Academy Award. She's launched her own lifestyle brand, starred in dozens of movies and is worth tens of millions of dollars. But all that didn't qualify her for a job at Yahoo. According to Sunday's cover story...Show More Summary

The Academy Awards Just Disqualified Birdman From Competing In This Oscar Category

Oscar analysts largely believe that the current Academy Awards race boils down to a two-headed competition between Richard Linklater's Boyhood and Alejandro Inarritu's Birdman. That could change if and when more Academy members start to see Selma, but the point is that Birdman should contend for multiple Oscar next year... Show More Summary

How a Hacking Stunt at the Academy Awards Launched a Mobile-Security Startup

3 days agoTechnology : The Goods

John Hering and his friends discovered a security vulnerability in early bluetooth technology in 2004. They proved what kind of mobile device breach was possible at the 2005 Academy Awards--and turned the concept into a company called Lookout.

Oscar Watch: How Will Real Life Events Affect ‘Selma’ Awards March?

With its Christmas Day opening fast approaching, Paramount's acclaimed  racial drama Selma finally had its official west coast Academy screening Saturday afternoon at the Samuel Goldwyn Theatre in their Beverly Hills headquarters.  Reportedly...Show More Summary

Here's a conversation about Bill Murray between two sisters in their sixties, lip-synced by two guys in their 30s.

5 days agoOdd : Happy Place

A couple of super nice ladies. Hey, so did Bill Murray ever win an Academy Award? You know, for that one movie he was in? What was that movie? Wait, you don't mean the new movie he's in? What's that one called? And don't you think he's...Show More Summary

Angelina Jolie Kidnapped Chris Martin All Because Of A Movie! Find Out Why She Took Him Against His Will HERE!

Mother, Academy Award winner, philanthropist… kidnapper? Angelina Jolie is known for many things, but she might have to add felon to her list. That's because Chris Martin just told the world that Angie once kidnapped him! Well, kind of. [ Related: Angelina Jolie Is Directing Brad Pitt In By The Sea ] The Coldplay front man says that Angelina wanted [...]

Here's the 9 Films that Made the Academy's Foreign Language Shortlist

The awards continue marching on, and the latest development comes straight from The Academy. They have announced (via Variety) the nine official films shortlisted for the Best Foreign Language Film. That means these nine make the cut,...Show More Summary

Yas Girl of the Week: Quvenzhane Wallis

Academy Award nominee Quvenzhané Wallis stars in the Annie remake and earned a Golden Globe nomination for her performance (and she's only 11 years old).

Natalie Portman Reveals No One Wanted to Hire Her After 'Star Wars'

Even though Natalie Portman has 46 acting credits to her name and an Academy Award for her work in Black Swan, she wasn’t always sure her career in Hollywood was going to work. In a piece from New York Magazine to remember and celebrate late director Mike Nichols, Natalie opened up about the struggle she [...]

George Harrison, Buddy Guy, 5 More Honored With Grammy Lifetime Achievement Awards

The Recording Academy has named its Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winners for 2015. George Harrison, The Bee Gees, Buddy Guy, the Louvin Brothers, Wayne Shorter, Flaco Jiménez and Pierre Boulez will all be honored at next year's ceremony during Grammy week. Show More Summary

Yahoo CEO Wouldn’t Hire Gwyneth Paltrow Because She Didn’t Finish College

Gwyneth Paltrow might have a Academy Award, a best-selling cookbook and a thriving lifestyle website that has Martha Stewart shaking in her boots, but she doesn’t have a college degree.… READ ON

"Academy Award Winner Jennifer Aniston" Is Happening, Whether We Like It or Not

last weekFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

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