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The Academy Unveils The New Oscars.org

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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, including the definitive Oscars® timeline. “This site is an extension ...

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Peggy Siegal’s Oscar Diary, A Must-Read

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 to her father Jerry that he buy her that Tiffany ...

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Oscar Flashback: The Academy Theater in Inglewood


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 house the Academy Awards. Sadly, however, the Academy Theater never ...

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The Critics Chat About the Oscars

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 oy, my lands. By the end I felt like I ...

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Oscar expands best pic noms to 10!

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 headquarters in BevHills by Acad prez Sid Ganis. Oscar noms ...

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