Academy Invites 271 New Members  – Rob Riggle?
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Academy Invites 271 New Members – Rob Riggle?

Here are the invitees. Interesting to note that they’re inviting only one female director is…

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Academy Originals
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Academy Originals

And the Winner Is Doc on TCM Tonight
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And the Winner Is Doc on TCM Tonight

The Academy has just posted this reminder that And the Winner Is will show tonight…

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Oscars Opening in 1967 and Other Interesting Videos
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Oscars Opening in 1967 and Other Interesting Videos

I don’t know about you but I’ve been having way too much fun poring over…

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Academy’s Statement on the Death of Tom Sherak
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Academy’s Statement on the Death of Tom Sherak

“To the entertainment community, With broken hearts we want to share with you the news…

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The Oscars in 1939
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The Oscars in 1939

The Academy Posts Martin Luther King Pic
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The Academy Posts Martin Luther King Pic

On Facebook and Twitter today, the Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences posted this…

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Oscar Voting Begins Friday – Dear Academy, hear my plea
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Oscar Voting Begins Friday – Dear Academy, hear my plea

It is once again time for our For Your Consideration post to the members of…

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Oscars by the Numbers
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Oscars by the Numbers

The Academy gets a new logo
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The Academy gets a new logo

A little touch of Illuminati for the Oscar’s new triangular spotlight logo.   I’m hearing…

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Makeup and Hairstyling Short List
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Makeup and Hairstyling Short List

American Hustle Dallas Buyers Club The Great Gatsby Hansel and Gretel Witch Hunters The Hunger…

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Angelina Jolie, Angela Lansbury, Steve Martin and Piero Tosi to Receive the Academy’s Governors Awards
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Angelina Jolie, Angela Lansbury, Steve Martin and Piero Tosi to Receive the Academy’s Governors Awards

The press release from AMPAS: The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture…

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Academy Creates Branch for Casting Directors
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Academy Creates Branch for Casting Directors

Academy’s Efforts to Diversify Put to the Test in 2013
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Academy’s Efforts to Diversify Put to the Test in 2013

For the first time ever, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences has elected…

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Academy Museum receives $1 million gift from Brett Ratner
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Academy Museum receives $1 million gift from Brett Ratner

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today a…

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Academy Announces Animated Feature Film Rule Change
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Academy Announces Animated Feature Film Rule Change

(Press release) BEVERLY HILLS, CA – The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion…

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Academy Changes Rules for Oscar Voting
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Academy Changes Rules for Oscar Voting

The changes they make seem to impact only the documentary, short and foreign language films.…

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Academy Takes Steps to Diversify, According to LA Times
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Academy Takes Steps to Diversify, According to LA Times

Take a good long look at that sign. Those proportions are correct. But things are…

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Design for New Academy Theater
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Design for New Academy Theater

©Renzo Piano Building Workshop/©Studio Pali Fekete architects Quite an ambitious project. Soon this will be…

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Academy’s New Theater to be named after David Geffen
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Academy’s New Theater to be named after David Geffen

You know that big project the Academy is involved in? It just got a whopper…

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