When “12 Years a Slave” won Best Picture at the Academy Awards, British filmmaker Steve McQueen became the first black man to receive an Oscar in the category. Photo by Michael Yada/Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. While...Show More Summary
List of winners at Sunday's 86th annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Best Picture: "12 Years a Slave." Actor: Matthew McConaughey, "Dallas Buyers Club." Actress: Cate Blanchett, "Blue Jasmine." Supporting...Show More Summary
It's Oscars time again! With the 82nd Annual Academy Awards beginning, it's finally time to find out which films the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences determined were the best of the best in the past year.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is presenting the 86th Academy Awards tonight at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center and you can view the winners as they are announced below. Let us know what you think about...Show More Summary
Come rain or come more rain, the Oscars‘ red carpet show will go on, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences insisted this evening. Despite a freak winter rain storm causing flooding and power outages throughout LA County, organizers...Show More Summary
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences put out its 2013 Annual Report tonight, just as folks were gearing up for the Oscar parties. The bottom line: There’s a healthy very bottom line. The 40-page document (read it here) lists the Academy’s financials for fiscal 2013, ended June 30. Show More Summary
Back in 2006 and 2007, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences started buying up the block between Homewood, Vine, Fountain, and Ivar in Hollywood so they could build a huge, starchitect-designed movie museum. The property owners weren't...
A petition to include Sarah Jones, the camera assistant killed on a film set in Georgia last week, in the Oscars "in memoriam" tribute has so far failed to sway the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
I live in New York, but I decided to spend a couple of weeks in L.A. this winter in order to escape the cold and snow. When I realized my trip would overlap with the Oscars, I started looking into getting a press pass to the ceremony. Show More Summary
You have to hand it to the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. Just as they are in the heat of putting on a little TV awards show over at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday night, they still found time to stage the first-ever “Oscar...Show More Summary
One of the best decisions that the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences ever made was to travel back to the good old days and re-expand the Best Picture category’s nominations to 10. There are just too many good movies made in...Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Academy Awards ceremony will stream live online for the first time to select cable providers in eight U.S. cities. The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences and ABC announced Thursday that Sunday's telecast will be available online and on mobile devices. Show More Summary
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences spent about $50 million to buy up parcels for a movie museum. But now the museum will be built elsewhere and the site has been sold to a developer. The visitors came with a box of doughnuts and an offer to buy the Hollywood property that Funk Bros. Automotive had called home for more than a decade.
With only a couple of days until the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announces winners for the 86th Academy Awards, I was able to finally view the last of of the Best Picture nominees on my checklist and solidify my own predictions...Show More Summary
I believe we can all agree that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is not a perfect institution, and that if they haven’t fixed the problems in 86 years of award giving, they probably aren’t going to start any time soon. But...Show More Summary
In addition to the hoopla of Sunday night’s Oscar broadcast, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will also present a live concert tonight to celebrate this year’s nominated scores and songs. The event will be held at UCLA’s Royce Hall with each nominated composer conducting an 80-piece orchestra. Show More Summary
What's it like inside the minds of Oscar voters? This, apparently: an anonymous member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences directors' branch told The Hollywood Reporter's awards analyst Scott Feinberg that Meryl Streep's...Show More Summary
On Sunday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will honor the men and women of Hollywood for their cinematic performances of the past year. But the academy has made a huge oversight by ignoring our furry friends and the work that they do to make movie magic. Show More Summary
1. "Quantifying the Oscars' Woman Problem": Since time immemorial the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has had a problem with women. Amelia Showalter at Newsweek vigorously investigates the matter. "Every awards season prompts...Show More Summary
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — When Bette Davis became the first female president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 1941, it's believed she was met with such opposition by the predominantly male organization that she...Show More Summary