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Academy Awards

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  • How Overdue Actors Can Win for the 'Wrong' Performance

    The frontrunners in this year's Oscar actor races look to be made up of a lot of first-time nominees. Patricia Arquette is sitting pretty at the top of most pundits' lists for supporting actress for "Boyhood" and J.K. Simmons is most people's pick for...
  • Oscars: 9 Under-the-Radar Performances that Deserve Buzz

    If you believe the awards season chatter, the Oscar race is practically over--even if it's only just beginning. There's already been a lot of talk about the frontrunners this year (from "The Imitation Game's" Benedict Cumberbatch to "Wild's" Reese...
  • Ice show, Halloween highlight 'Frozen' mania

    Ice show, Halloween highlight 'Frozen' mania
    Between now and next Sunday, you can expect to hear a lot of people singing, "Do you want to build a snowman?" and "Let it go!" The ice show version of the Disney mega-hit "Frozen" is coming to Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore, with 12 performances...
  • 'Pirates of the Caribbean 5′ to Shoot in Queensland, Australia

    The fifth installment of the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise will set sail from Queensland, Australia, with production casting off in February. The Disney-backed film is being produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and directed by Joachim Ronning and Espen...
  • How Netflix 'Crouching Tiger' deal sets theater chains against studios

    The Netflix deal to finance Weinstein Co.'s "Crouching Tiger" sequel is opening a new front in the long-simmering conflict between Hollywood studios and theater owners. Three of the nation's largest theater chains said Tuesday that they would refuse...
  • John Williams honored at L.A. Phil Gala

    John Williams honored at L.A. Phil Gala
    The event: The LA Phil 2014 Gala launched the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s season Tuesday with “A Celebration of John Williams” at Walt Disney Concert Hall, raising a whopping $3.5 million for the organization and its education programs. ...
  • Jayalalitha Jailing Sets Indian Filmworkers on Fast

    Film workers in Tamilnadu state in southern India are fasting in support of the state's top pol, Jayalalitha, a former actress, who has been jailed on corruption charges in neighboring Karnataka state. Above- and below-the-line industryites...
  • Fandango Inks Deal with 'Access Hollywood' To Air Digital Video Series

    No longer just a site to purchase movie tickets, Fandango has announced its newest endeavor, a partnership with "Access Hollywood" to air episodes of its digital video series "Fandango Frontrunners." The deal is part of Fandango's ongoing effort to...
  • 'Weird Al' Yankovic Salutes His Hero, Stan Freberg

    The first time I was exposed to the work of Stan Freberg was when some prankster in my middle school played his famous soap opera parody "John and Marsha" over the public address system during class. It was unexpected, inappropriate and just plain weird;...
  • Oscars: Actor Race Favors the Trophy-Less

    There's a school of thought that says actors have to "earn" an Oscar nomination -- voters are more likely to reward them if they've broken into the exclusive club with a previous nom. While such a theory didn't apply to this year's winner, Matthew...
  • Roman Polanski Evades Arrest in Poland as U.S. Renews Chase

    LONDON -- Roman Polanski has evaded a fresh bid by U.S. authorities to have him arrested with a view to extraditing him. U.S. officials requested that the Polish government seize the director as he visited Poland to attend the opening of a Jewish...