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Anthony Hopkins Almost Had A Different Mask For ‘The Silence Of The Lambs’

Earlier this year, the Criterion Collection released a fascinating peek from behind the scenes of 1991?s infamous and terrifying thriller The Silence Of The Lambs. The footage showed actor Anthony Hopkins, who won an Academy Award for his portrayal of Dr. Hannibal Lecter, trying on several different masks that would be used during the character’s […]

Watch Oscar host Neil Patrick Harris deliver his first promo

ABC began its buildup to the Feb. 22 Academy Awards show with a promo from first-time host Neil Patrick Harris this week. "Instead of traditional presents, give (your family) the gift of simply telling them to watch me host the Oscars," Harris tells viewers in the holiday-themed clip. Show More Summary

Neil Patrick Harris Offers Advice In First Academy Awards Promo [Video]

It might be a little too late, but Neil Patrick Harris has some gift-giving advice this holiday season. The 41-year-old comedian and actor will be hosting the upcoming 2015 Academy Awards, and the first promo for the Oscars has been released. The promo aired on Christmas day, and features Harris offering some holiday help. Dressed in a […]

Awards Blend: Angelina Jolie And Unbroken Just Received A Christmas Miracle

By Christmas Day, basically every film that hopes to compete for an Academy Award has screened. Because major studios target the holiday date as a prime release slot, films like Disney's musical Into the Woods, Clint Eastwood's American...Show More Summary

Neil Patrick Harris Plugs 2015 Academy Awards: Watch Here!

Showing off some holiday charm, Neil Patrick Harris is featured in a new promotional spot for the 2015 Academy Awards. The “How I Met Your Mother” hunk is hosting the big shindig, and he’s asking his fans to spread the word as part of their Christmas festivities. Show More Summary

Neil Patrick Harris: “Watch Me Host The Oscars!” — Video

Neil Patrick Harris has a suggestion for a holiday gift for your family this season that “they'll never forget”.  Tell them to “Watch me host the Oscars!”, he says in this Oscars promo. The 87th Academy Awards will air live from the Dolby Theatre on February 22.

WATCH: NPH's Christmas-themed Oscar Promo

2 days agoLGBT / Gay :

The Gone Girl star hosts the Academy Awards in February. read more

Neil Patrick Harris Has the Perfect Gift to Give Your Family This Holiday in New Oscar Promo: WATCH

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Why worry yourself with wrapping presents and figuring out who wants what this holiday season when you can just give the gift of Neil Patrick Harris? Watch, AFTER THE JUMP... The 87th Academy Awards air February 22.

Let Neil Patrick Harris Give You the Gift of His First Oscar Promo

Hear that sound? It’s the Academy Awards Industrial Complex shifting from Interminable Awards Buzz Mode to Three-Month Long Hype Cycle.… Read More

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

4 days agoArts : 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

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

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

6 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.

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