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After some speculation, it has been confirmed that three time Grammy Award winner, Tim McGraw is to step in for Glen Campbell on Oscar night. McGraw will perform “I’m Not Gonna Miss You” from Glen Campbell…I’ll Be Me. The song ...
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According to Deadline, the Birdman score has been disqualfied from competing for the Best Original Score category. The score, composed by Antonio Sanchez was left off the December 12 list of eligible films. Now an appeal that was filed has ...
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Press Release: Offers Fans Their First Chance to Win Tickets to the Oscar® Fan Experience hosted by PEOPLE LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy today introduced the newly redesigned Oscars.org, featuring unprecedented access to its members, collections and exclusive content, ...
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Podcast: Play in new window | Download We meant to bump around but knowing us you know we mostly only talk about Best Picture. Perhaps next week we will talk more about the wins in the other categories. Have a ...
An Alternative Look At The 85th Annual Academy Awards

The photos, the stories, the whole night written from a unique perspective of a well connected person and one you’ll want to read: We kissed elegantly composed Anne Hathaway and asked, “Who are you wearing?” “Prada,” she said. I suggested ...
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From Vintage Los Angeles: Academy Theater in Inglewood, Calif – 1940 Photo by Julius Shulman Opened on November 7, 1939 and designed by architect S. Charles Lee, the Academy Theater, a classic Art Moderne style structure, was originally designed to ...
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If you click this photo you can see the Oscar audience.  Some of these faces are so telling. Some are smiling. Some are not. Like, who’s Joseph Gordon-Levitt looking at? It doesn’t look like much fun to me but probably ...
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It appears that Seth MacFarlane was too offensive for Oscar audiences. I was too busy paying attention to the offensive awards being given out and the charade of the whole thing at all I barely noticed MacFarlane.  Sometimes forget that ...
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I know, sort of like saying green plants like sunlight. But nonetheless,  one of our readers, Phantom, lays out the (mostly) grim statistics. I remember Gold Derby’s Tom O’Neil telling me that “this Emmanuelle Riva” talk was crazy and that ...
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“I was here 15 years ago or something, and I had no idea what I was doing. I was sitting out here in front of you all, really just a kid, and I went out and I never thought that ...
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  Best motion picture Argo, Grant Heslov, Ben Affleck and George Clooney, Producers Achievement in directing Life of Pi, Ang Lee Performance by an actor in a leading role Daniel Day-Lewis in Lincoln Performance by an actress in a leading ...

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Oh, the beauty of the an illusion.  Once you pull away the curtain you know exactly what’s standing there by now, right? Oz, the envisioned glory town, Kansas – the reality. Up in the Air writer Walter Kirn writes up ...

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The Academy has sent out a press release regarding final voting, which reads: BEVERLY HILLS, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the schedule for the final round of voting for this year’s Oscars®. Final ...

The Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences, if you’ve ever had any dealings with them, are a well oiled machine. I have never, in fact, dealt with a more cleanly run, professionally managed company. Never, in my life.  When ...

Love this chit chat with Tom O’Neil and Dave Karger, the latter whom acts very humble considering how TOLDJA he could be about the King’s Speech. He doesn’t do that – he acts very nice about it all.  He predicts ...

“you’ve never seen Oscar like this.” A parody for this will be made in 5, 4, 3, 2 …

Thanks to Anne Thompson for tipping us off to this Charlie Rose discussion. At first I found I was rather enthralled by A.O. Scott and Annette Insdorf. But then Dana Steven of Slate and Stephanie Zacharek join the chat and ...

Thanks to filmboymichael for spotting this amazing news: Variety: There will be 10 best picture nominees starting with the 82nd Oscar ceremony, skedded for March 7, at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood. The announcement was made Wednesday morning at AMPAS ...

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