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  • Voices Behind the Animation Add Extra Dimension

    Animated films may dazzle with feats of artistic achievement, but it takes the voices of actors working in relative solitude in a sound booth to give the characters and the stories real depth. The process can take years of sporadic recording, and the...
  • Academy president on Oscar song: 'It's not about a punishment'

    Academy president on Oscar song: 'It's not about a punishment'
    Cheryl Boone Issacs, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, clarified Saturday why the academy revoked the original song Oscar nomination of composer Bruce Broughton earlier this week. "It's not about a punishment," Isaacs told...
  • Academy: 'Alone' composer 'should have been more cautious'

    Academy: 'Alone' composer 'should have been more cautious'
    The Motion Picture Academy released its first statement Saturday since revoking the Oscar nomination of Bruce Broughton, the composer of "Alone Yet Not Alone," which would have been one of the five contenders for original song at this year's Academy...
  • Voices rising amid 'Alone Yet Not Alone's' removal from Oscar running

    Voices rising amid 'Alone Yet Not Alone's' removal from Oscar running
    First the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences disqualified a song. Now it could be facing the music. For the first time in its history, the academy this week revoked an Oscar nomination on ethical grounds, citing improper campaigning by the...
  • 2014 Oscar Nominations: Teenlink's Predictions

    2014 Oscar Nominations: Teenlink's Predictions
    Nominations for the 2014 Academy Awards --  considered the most prestigious awards for excellence in film -- were announced Jan. 16. Hosted for the second time by comedian Ellen DeGeneres, the ceremony will air live on ABC on March 2. Here's what to...
  • Comcast halts subscriber losses; NBCUniversal profit soars

    Cable giant Comcast Corp. proved why it is the envy of the cable industry Tuesday, announcing that profit soared 26% in the fiscal fourth quarter and that it had put the brakes on a troublesome trend of customer losses. For the three months ended Dec....
  • Grammys 2014: 'Maleficent,' Julia Roberts offer surprise film moments

    Grammys 2014: 'Maleficent,' Julia Roberts offer surprise film moments
    The Grammy Awards are first and foremost a celebration of pop music, but Sunday night's ceremony also had copious connections to the world of movies. Here's a look at some of the subtle and shameless film hyping, trailer dropping and Oscar campaigning....
  • Universal Pictures Chairman Donna Langley gets contract extension

    Universal Pictures Chairman Donna Langley gets contract extension
    Universal Pictures Chairman Donna Langley, who assumed her post after Adam Fogelson was ousted from the position last fall, has had her contract renewed through 2017. Her role at the Comcast Corp.-owned studio is also expanding. Langley, who currently...
  • Oscar Nominations 2014: 'Frozen,' 'Despicable Me 2' but no Pixar

    The Oscar nominees for animated feature this year reflect shifts in an art form that has become an increasingly crucial part of the movie business. There is the return of an industry giant, Walt Disney Animation Studios, which saw its blockbuster...
  • Oscars 2014: Sony and Warner tie for most nominations

    With the stranded-in-space adventure “Gravity” and the 1970s-set con artist romp “American Hustle,” Warner Bros. and Sony Pictures Entertainment led all studios in the Oscar nominations on Thursday. Movies released by Warner...
  • Animation Category Friendly to Foreign Films; Pixar's 'Monsters University' Shut Out of Oscar Race

    Pixar may have won seven of the past 12 Oscars in the best animated feature category, but it will have to sit back and support sibling toon studio Walt Disney Animation as it competes in the category with "Frozen" this year. The inclusion of two...