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Academy Awards

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  • Academy Reaches Out to Fans With Revamped Website

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has redesigned its Oscars.org website, giving the public more access to material from its archives and to its members, and encouraging fans to join in conversations about Oscar. The site includes access to...
  • Neil Patrick Harris to Host the Oscars (EXCLUSIVE)

    Neil Patrick Harris will host this year's Oscars on Feb. 22, Variety has learned. Harris has performed on the Academy Awards show, but this will be his first time as host. Harris hosted the Tony Awards last year and Emmy in 2013 and 2009, so with Oscar,...
  • In the Supporting Actress Race, How Much Does Size Matter?

    The old adage tells us there are no small parts, only small actors--but a background extra might take umbrage to that statement. Still, there is a long history of actors breaking out with a minimum of screen time. And when it comes to the Oscar race,...
  • 'Birdman' Executive Producer Sues Former Company for $55 Million

    The former CEO of Worldview Entertainment, which helped produce the upcoming "Birdman," is striking back against allegations that he misappropriated funds, filing a lawsuit accusing the company and former business partners of defamation. Christopher...
  • Chinn Cousins Launch Shingle for Fact-Based Projects

    Few producers have a better record producing feature documentaries than Simon Chinn, who won Oscars, Baftas and just about every other award going for "Man on Wire" and "Searching for Sugar Man." But theatrical docs are a niche market, as Chinn admits....
  • Museum of Modern Art in New York to honor Alfonso Cuaron

    Museum of Modern Art in New York to honor Alfonso Cuaron
    Alfonso Cuaron, the filmmaker who won an Academy Award earlier this year for directing "Gravity," will be honored by the Museum of Modern Art in New York at its annual film benefit scheduled for Nov. 10.  The museum said that Cuaron's films, which...
  • Incentives and Stars Help California Keep Productions in the State

    One of the unshakable rules of Hollywood in recent years has been that as much as stars want to work in Los Angeles, they can't turn the tide against the lure of runaway production. But every now and again there's an exception. That could be true of...
  • N.Y. Film Critics Circle Stakes Out Early Awards Date

    The New York Film Critics Circle will again kick off awards announcements by unveiling their choices Dec 1. The org's awards dinner will be Monday, Jan. 5, at the Tao Downtown. In making the announcement Tuesday, the org also pointed out the addition...
  • Oscars: Is Michael Keaton the Actor to Beat?

    It's only October, yet the predictions have already been rolling out for the next Academy Awards, still five months away. And though it seems to be said every year, 2015 is truly shaping up to be one of the most competitive best actor races ever....
  • 'Ghostbusters' Reboot: Will Bill Murray Return in Smaller Role?

    Paul Feig is working on an all-female reboot of "Ghostbusters" for Sony Pictures, but that doesn't mean the new film won't include Bill Murray. According to insiders, the studio would jump at the chance to sign Murray for either a cameo or supporting...
  • Go Away With ... Kanae Minato

    Go Away With ... Kanae Minato
    A former home economics teacher, Kanae Minato rocked Japan's literary world with her 2008 debut novel, "Confessions." A movie adaptation of the psychological thriller was selected as Japan's entry for the best foreign language film at the 2010 Academy...