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  • Oscars: Poland Anoints 'Ida' as Candidate for Foreign-Language Academy Award

    LONDON -- Pawel Pawlikowski's "Ida" has been selected as Poland's entry for the foreign-language film category of the Oscars. The black-and-white film, which follows a novice nun as she attempts to discover how her parents died during World War II, has...
  • Guillermo del Toro, Hideo Kojima team up for new ‘Silent Hill’ game

     
    Filmmaker Guillermo del Toro and “Metal Gear Solid” creator Hideo Kojima will join forces for a return trip to Silent […]...
  • Emmys Behind the Scenes: From Streisand's Shoe Crisis to Jimmy Fallon's Springsteen Send-up

    By Steve Pond LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - They don't have the glamour and prestige (or the ratings) of the Oscars, the enormous scale of the Grammys, the looseness of the Golden Globes or the class of the Kennedy Center Honors. They blow through emcees...
  • Academy Unveils 21 Feats on Oscar's Sci-Tech Short List

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' scientific and technical awards committee has tapped 21 scientific and technical achievements for awards consideration. The list consists of 16 "investigations," as the Academy calls them, as the org look...
  • Academy's Robin Williams Tweet Criticized by Suicide Prevention Group

    A tweet from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences about Robin Williams' death has proven popular, but not with one suicide-prevention group. The tweet, sent out Monday at 5:56 p.m., shows the genie from the 1992 "Aladdin" with the message,...
  • TV Academy Awards Six Interactive Media Emmys

    The interactive media wing of the Television Academy handed out six juried awards for the 66th annual Emmy Awards at an event Wednesday at the Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre. Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media is divided into four...
  • Toronto film festival unveils star-studded guest list

    TORONTO, Aug 19 (Reuters) - The 39th Toronto International Film Festival will feature a host of Hollywood favorites when it opens next month, with actors including Robert Downey Jr. and Al Pacino expected to attend. Widely considered the kick-off to...
  • Christian Bale, Sibi Blazic welcome their second child, a boy

    Christian Bale, Sibi Blazic welcome their second child, a boy
    Christian Bale and wife Sibi Blazic have welcomed a new child, their second. It's a boy, but beyond that the details are about as public as Batman's real identity is to the residents of Gotham City. The baby arrived recently, the "Dark Knight" star's...
  • Venice Fest To Fete Frances McDormand With Persol Award

    ROME - The Venice Film Festival will fete Frances McDormand with its Persol Tribute to Visionary Talent Award. McDormand will receive the nod during a ceremony on September 1, following the out-of-competition screening on the Lido of Lisa Cholodenko-...
  • For Emmy-Nominated Music Directors, There's Little Room for Error

    Of the five music categories in the Primetime Emmy Awards, the music direction category seems to be the least understood outside music circles. And yet the stakes couldn't be higher, with four of the six nominees live broadcasts. In the case of NBC's...
  • Emmy Telecast's Fate Rests on the Speeches of its Winners

    If first-time Emmy host Seth Meyers takes to the stage Aug. 25 and begins belting out a well-known TV theme song or performing a little soft-shoe, just know that something has gone horribly awry during the telecast. "If I sing and/or dance that is a good...