Actors Margot Robbie (The Wolf Of Wall Street) and Miles Teller (Whiplash) have been tapped as hosts of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Scientific and Technical Awards on Saturday, February 7, at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills. Show More Summary
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
For whatever reason Mindy Kaling absolutely loves Reese Witherspoon, so when the “Fear” actress scored a Best Actress nomination from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Kaling jumped into action. The “Mindy Project” mastermind...Show More Summary
Oscar Nominations lacked diversity this year, said the press. Cheryl Boone Isaacs, the president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences decided to address that entire backlash over the Oscar Nominations and said that steps are being made to improve the Academy. Show More Summary
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences president Cheryl Boone Isaacs said the organization was "committed to seeking out diversity of voice and opinion" in a weekend interview with the Associated Press. According to a Los Angeles Times survey, the Academy's membership was 94 percent white and 77 percent male, with a median age... More »
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences took heat during last night's return of Saturday Night Live for its lack of nominations for "Selma" and black actors more generally.
To the editor: The article declares that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has "mostly overlooked" the film "Selma." The very same Hollywood types that are regularly criticized for their liberal leanings are now accused of turning a blind eye to minorities. ("Oscars 2015:...
The world is still recovering from Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Cheryl Boone Isaacs’ pronunciation flub earlier this week. Isaacs misspoke while announcing the … Read More
Everyone should be curious about what she had to say! The first black president of Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has made a statement about the whole lack of diversity thing amongst the Oscar nominees this year. Cheryl Boone Isaacs made the remarks this past Friday night and basically said that she, like everyone else, [...]
The first black woman to head the Academy of Motion Picture Arts says they’re committed to diversity, but this year’s nominees tell a different story. Are her comments to be trusted? Via NY Daily News reports: The first black
Cheryl Boone Isaacs, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, spoke with the AP last night about criticism over the lack of diversity among this year's Oscar nominees. The nominations, announced on Thursday, were more white and more male than they had been in previous years. Show More Summary
The first black president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Friday denied that Hollywood has a diversity problem, describing the dearth of color among nominees as happenstance, the Associated Press reports.
This post is not for everybody. Before continuing, ask yourself: Did you laugh at Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Cheryl Boon Isaacs' gaffe Thursday, when she called Oscar-nominated cinematographer Dick Pope, "Dick Poop"? If not, then you're better off reading stories...
I saw Selma on opening night, and the theater was packed. It was an incredibly well done, amazing performances, and the fact that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences snubbed it like whoa is BULLSHIT. Ana DuVernay absolutely deserved a nod for Best Director. Show More Summary
First, there was Adele Dazeem Now, cinematographer Dick Pope has made headlines when Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science President Cheryl Boone Isaacs inadvertently mispronounced his name during the nominations, calling him "Dick Poop" instead See also: And the Oscar for best name flub goes to... Show More Summary
Ah, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, that tricksy little hobbit. The shortlist of Oscar nominees released this morning made it clear that it would take a modern-day Alan Turing to decode the mysterious workings of the collective mind of the Academy (The Imitation Game, incidentally, managed to score eight Oscar nods). I can’t even… Read More
The Academy for Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced its 2015 Oscar nominees this morning, sparking analysis over the films it has blessed (Birdman, Boyhood) and those it has snubbed: namely, Selma, which was nominated for Best Picture and Best Song, but failed to yield a Best Director nod for Ava DuVernay. Show More Summary
Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences president Cheryl Boone Isaacs joined Chris Pine to announce the nominations (read them HERE) for the 87th Annual Academy Awards this morning. After Isaacs flubbed the name of cinematographer Dick Pope, the mess-up...
At 8:30 this morning, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the 2015 … Read More
There are a number of egregious oversights in 2015's batch of Oscar contenders, but none of them seem to underline how far the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences missed the mark like "The Lego Movie" not getting a Best Animated Picture nod. Show More Summary