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Academy Awards

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  • 'SNL' slams North Korea, Sony

    Fear is the enemy of satire, a point all too well illustrated this weekend by “Saturday Night Live.” The NBC series started promisingly by having Dr. Evil (Mike Myers) slam North Korea and Sony for giving evil organizations a bad name over...
  • Sarah Palin, Oscars, Elly May: 2015 starts

    Sarah Palin, Oscars, Elly May: 2015 starts
    Congratulations to former Gov. Sarah Palin for getting her name out there as 2015 starts. You may not have been thinking of Palin lately, but she electrified the Internet by blasting PETA, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. PETA criticized her...
  • Oscar nominations unfold in 2 parts

    Oscar nominations unfold in 2 parts
    The Oscar nominations will be revealed in two parts Thursday morning. This will allow all the nominees to be announced for the first time. At 8:30 a.m. ET, directors Alfonso Cuarón and J.J. Abrams present the nominees in 11 categories: animated...
  • Police officer shoots woman in leg in Hollywood

    Police officer shoots woman in leg in Hollywood
    A police officer shot a woman in the leg early Friday at a Hollywood parking structure after she fought with another woman and pointed a gun at the officer, authorities said. Diamond Vargas, 47, was booked on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon...
  • CBS on Sunday: It gets tricky

    Fans of the CBS Sunday schedule should prepare for changes in coming weeks. Pay special attention, "Good Wife" fans. You may be happy to have new episodes after the Julianna Margulies drama took a break in December. (How about that fast-paced episode...
  • Oscars 2015: Who are the players and pretenders for best picture?

    Oscars 2015: Who are the players and pretenders for best picture?
    Nominees for this year's Academy Awards are set to be unveiled during a two-part news conference starting at 5:30 a.m. Pacific time Thursday and featuring directors Alfonso Cuaron and J.J. Abrams, actor Chris Pine, and academy President Cheryl Boone...
  • Oscars 2015: Bradley Cooper and Michael Keaton talk actor nominations

    Oscars 2015: Bradley Cooper and Michael Keaton talk actor nominations
    The Oscar nominations for lead actor are in, and they include Michael Keaton, who in “Birdman” portrays an aging actor who once played a superhero; Eddie Redmayne for his portrayal of physicist Stephen Hawking in “Theory of Everything&...
  • Oscars 2015: Supporting actor nominees rejoice in their journeys

    Oscars 2015: Supporting actor nominees rejoice in their journeys
    The academy announced Thursday that Robert Duvall ("The Judge"), Ethan Hawke ("Boyhood"), Edward Norton ("Birdman"), Mark Ruffalo ("Foxcatcher") and J.K. Simmons ("Whiplash") are the 2015 Oscar nominees for supporting actor. Simmons, considered a front-...
  • Oscar nominations 2015: 'American Sniper' comes out of hiding

    Oscar nominations 2015: 'American Sniper' comes out of hiding
    Did "American Sniper" just upend the Oscar race? Until Thursday, "Boyhood" and "Birdman" have dominated the awards season, and the two films pulled in a total of 15 Oscar nominations for the 87th Academy Awards. But it was "American Sniper" that...
  • Oscars: 20 animated features submitted for consideration

    Oscars: 20 animated features submitted for consideration
    Twenty films have been submitted for consideration in this year's animated feature Oscar category, a large and diverse group that could potentially be winnowed down to five. According to Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences rules, the size of the...
  • Franklin Leonard's Black List can help green-light screenplays

    Franklin Leonard's Black List can help green-light screenplays
    Franklin Leonard wasn't looking to upend the system. He just wanted some good vacation reading. In 2004, Leonard was working as a development executive at Leonardo DiCaprio's production company, Appian Way, charged with sifting through piles of...