Adele will Perform Skyfall at the Oscars

There was some news that the cast of Les Miserables were going to perform at the Oscars but so far, at least in my news streams, I never got a confirmation on that. But now it is being reported that Adele will be there to perform Skyfall. The AMPAS will be paying tribute to the...
Posted On 23 Jan 2013

The Academy to Feature Tribute To James Bond on 50th Birthday

If there was any year for a Bond picture to get a whole slew of nominations, this might be it: BEVERLY HILLS, CA – The 85th Academy Awards® will include a tribute to the James Bond movie franchise, which is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year, the telecast’s...
Posted On 04 Jan 2013

Oscar Bits and Bites

Over at In Contention, Kris Tapley points out in his tech support column that the movie Skyfall has three potential Oscar contenders who, between them, have a total number of 34 Oscar nominations with zero wins. Roger Deakins, 9 Oscar noms for cinematography, 0 wins. Thomas...
Posted On 11 Nov 2012

Skyfall, trailer #3

Lots of buzz around Skyfall – check out some early raves on Metacritic.
Posted On 19 Oct 2012

Adele’s theme song for Skyfall

Will the trademark Bond theme woven into the orchestration interfere with the song’s eligibility? Depends entirely on the whims and vagaries of the music branch, so there’s no point even speculating. Best to wait and see. We’ve enough stress on our minds....
Posted On 05 Oct 2012

Skyfall Olympics TV spot

The Queen isn’t in this one. Because she came to her royal senses.
Posted On 28 Jul 2012