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Academy Awards

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  • Oscars 2015: Marion Cotillard a surprise in lead actress category

    Oscars 2015: Marion Cotillard a surprise in lead actress category
    “Life has very unexpected moments,” said a groggy and a bit stunned Marion Cotillard from an L.A. hotel room early Thursday, when she learned she was one of the five Oscar nominees for lead actress. The Academy Awards nominations for that...
  • 'Grand Budapest Hotel,' 'Interstellar' earn Art Directors Guild nods

    "The Grand Budapest Hotel," "Interstellar" and "Birdman" are among the feature film nominees for the 19th Art Directors Guild Excellence in Production Design Awards. The theatrical film nominations announced Monday are divided between period, fantasy...
  • Oscars 2015: Complete list of nominees

    Oscars 2015: Complete list of nominees
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences unveiled the nominees for all 24 categories Thursday morning. Here is the list of nominees: Film "American Sniper" "Birdman" "Boyhood" "The Grand Budapest Hotel" "The Imitation Game" "Selma" "The Theory...
  • Unseen at the cinema — my Oscar score of zero

    Unseen at the cinema — my Oscar score of zero
    And the award for fewest Oscar-nominated pictures seen by an American citizen goes to ... Aw, shucks. Me? Not that I'm bragging. This does not make me proud. Honestly, I feel a little sheepish that my Oscar score, which is always low, has fallen...
  • Israeli soldiers battle boredom in satiric 'Zero Motivation'

    Satiric, surreal, unexpected and at times wildly funny, "Zero Motivation" is a savage black comedy that eviscerates an unexpected target: the Israeli army, officially known as the IDF. Whatever your image of the Israel Defense Forces is, heroic or...
  • Nation and world news briefs

    NATION The United States announced wide-ranging rules for travel to Cuba Thursday that will greatly expand the leeway U.S. travelers will have when visiting the island as well as new trade rules that should put more products in the hands of the Cuban...
  • 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-...
  • 'Boyhood,' Michael Keaton, Julianne Moore are favorites for Academy Awards in Las Vegas

    Las Vegas oddsmakers said Thursday that "Boyhood" is the favorite to win the Academy Award for best picture, and Michael Keaton and Julianne Moore are the top picks for acting honors. Johnny Avello, head of the Wynn Las Vegas sports book, said he...
  • Oscars 2015: Inside the nominations announcement

    Oscars 2015: Inside the nominations announcement
    On screen, Thursday's Oscar nominations played out as a brief, polished affair, airing for just a few moments before segueing into regularly scheduled programming with pundits hypothesizing about the potential winners of this year's 87th Academy Awards....
  • 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&...
  • Songwriter Robert Sherman's house sells in Beverly Hills

    The longtime home of Robert B. Sherman, who wrote songs for many memorable animated films, has sold in Beverly Hills for $9.4 million. The stately two-story had come on the market in late November at $9.95 million. Built in 1924 and later expanded,...