Gravity, American Hustle, 12 Years a Slave lead 86th Annual Oscar Nominations

Gravity and American Hustle today received 10 nominations apiece. 12 Years a Slave received 9 Oscar nominations. Trailing these three frontrunners, Nebraska, Dallas Buyers Club, and Captain Phillips each received 6 nominations. The Wolf of Wall Street and Her both earned 5 Oscar...
Posted On 16 Jan 2014

Trailer for 86 Oscars – Here we go!

The Academy has unveiled new videos to hype this year’s show. First up: More over at Oscars.org/herewego
Posted On 19 Dec 2013

Why Ellen Hosting the Oscars is a Great Idea

When Twitter isn’t busy being funny ha-ha, it kills time being funny strange. Soon after Ellen DeGeneres announced that she was hosting the Oscars for the second time, the disgruntled murmurings began. Most of these groans, it’s worth noting, came from people who are...
Posted On 03 Aug 2013

Ellen Degeneres Returns to Host Oscars

And it’s official. Press release after the jump. Just tweeted moments ago. It’s official: I’m hosting the #Oscars! I’d like to thank @TheAcademy, my wife Portia and, oh dear, there goes the orchestra. — Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) August 2, 2013  ...
Posted On 02 Aug 2013

Oscars call back Craig Zadan and Neil Meron for 2014 Oscar Telecast

With higher ratings and a much talked-about broadcast, there seemed no point in not inviting back Zadan and Meron and they were approved by overwhelming support. The show received complaints and accolades — me, I had less complaints than others as I thought the appearance...
Posted On 16 Apr 2013

Oscars Move to March for 2014

KEY DATES ANNOUNCED FOR THE OSCARS BEVERLY HILLS, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the ABC Television Network today announced the dates for the 86th and 87th Oscar® presentations. The 86th and 87th Academy Awards® will air live on ABC on Oscar Sunday,...
Posted On 25 Mar 2013

2014 Olympics could push Oscars into March

Looks as if the 2014 Winter Olympics could nudge the Oscars into March Madness. Since the Olympics in Sochi, Russia next year run from Friday, February 7 through Sunday, Feb 23rd, Oscars’ comfortable Sunday slot would clash with the Olympics closing night ceremony....
Posted On 04 Mar 2013