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Oscar Nominations 2013: Tallies; Lincoln Has 12; James Bond Skyfall 5

The Oscar Nominations for the 85th Annual Academy Awards were announced at 5:38 PM PST this Thursday January 10th morning, by Seth MacFarlane and Emma Stone. But which movies got the most award nominations? Here’s the full list tallied by this blogger: Lincoln: 12 Life Of Pi: 11 Silver Linings Playbook: 8 Les Miserables: 8 […]

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85th Academy Awards Nominations Announced: List

First, here’ the official list of nominees for the 85th Academy Awards. Second, congratulations to Seth MacFarlane and Emma Stone for making the normally dull event really entertaining. Seth’s crack about some of the Best Actress nominees sleeping with Harvey Weinstein was hilarious. If you didn’t see the live stream, here it is, followed by […]

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Oscar Nominations Hosted By Seth MacFarlane And Emma Stone

The Oscar Nominations will be announced Thursday morning by the 85th Oscars Host Seth MacFarlane and Emma Stone. It marks the first time the Oscar Nominations will be announced by the Oscars host since 1972. MacFarlane and Stone will unveil the nominations at a 5:30 a.m. PT news conference at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater […]

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Academy Awards: 282 Movies Eligible For Best Picture

There are 282 movies eligible to be nominated for Best Picture at the 85th Academy Awards. According to The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, to be eligible for 85th Academy Awards consideration, feature films must open in a commercial motion picture theater in Los Angeles County by midnight, December 31, and begin a […]

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Academy Awards Nominations, Electronic Voting Opened Monday

Nominations for the 85th Academy Awards opened Monday, and that included the first time use of electronic voting for the 5,856 voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Academy Members will have until 5 p.m. PT, Thursday, January 3, 2013, to vote electronically or mail in a paper ballot. Any paper […]

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Seth MacFarlane Is The Host Of The 85th Academy Awards; Shocking

Seth MacFarlane is the host of the 85th Academy Awards. Again, Seth MacFarlane is the host of the 85th Oscars in 2013. This is unbelievable. Totally wild. Seth MacFarlane is a TV guy known for Family Guy and his movie Ted, but really his contributions have been massively tilted toward television. For Oscar Producers Craig […]

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AMPAS News: Academy Hires Jasmine Madatian To Replace Leslie Unger

AMPAS, the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, has finally hired a replacement for the last communications director, Leslie Unger, who was released last fall in what Deadline’s Nikky Finke called “housecleaning,” and didn’t do so with any love from Nikke Finke: My lack of fondness for the arrogant and autocratic pairing of Unger […]

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Mimi Rogers On Two And A Half Men, Dolph Lundgren On The Expendables 2 At Night Of 100 Stars

More from the Night Of 100 Stars Oscar Party, where I think I set a video record over last year. This time, I met the legendary ex-wife of Tom Cruise, Mimi Rogers, who currently stars on Two And A Half Men on CBS with Ashton Kutcher and John Cryer. In person, Ms. Rogers is tall […]

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Daniel Sutton Of News 10 Austrialia On The Help And Working The Oscars Red Carpet

Daniel Sutton is a friend and LA media local who represents News 10 out of Austrialia and focuses on entertainment. Last Saturday, we traded videos in a way, with Sutton talking to me about what to look out for during the Oscars…. And also talking about why he wanted to see The Help win Oscars […]

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2012 Oscars: On The Red Carpet From Different Views

Between Beverly Rivas, Tiana Patterson, and myself, there were three different views of The Red Carpet at the 2012 Oscars. Well, since Bev and Tiana were a team, really they should be considered one person. At any rate, here are the videos we created while on The Red Carpet, including the videos from the morning […]

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2012 Oscars: Joe Lewis, Head Of Production, Academy Awards

(Thanks to the Courtyard By Marriott Century City / Beverly Hills) The Oscars Red Carpet design was vastly different this year, and I sought to talk to someone connected with The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to explain the reason for the difference. AMPAS staff pointed to Joe Lewis. Lewis’ official title is […]

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Meryl Streep Upset Oscar Best Actress Win Over Viola Davis Predicted By Zennie62

(Thanks to the Courtyard By Marriott Century City / Beverly Hills) The 2012 Academy Awards featured the only Oscar upset of the Sunday evening – that belonged to the legendary Meryl Streep – and it was predicted by yours truly. It happened on Saturday, and while I was being interviewed by Daniel Sutton, who works […]

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2012 Oscar’s Picks: Seemingly Bleak?

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The Academy Embraces Technology with Oscar App

The time is almost upon us for the 84th annual Academy Awards, and while the show has yet to fully embrace social media – it has made some impressive leaps and bounds technologically speaking. I downloaded the official Oscar app last night, and I have to say I am rather impressed! It is available for […]

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Sacha Baron Cohen To Respond To Oscars Ban On NBC’s Today Show

Yesterday I blogged that Sacha Baron Cohen was banned from attending The 84th Annual Academy Awards, or The Oscars, because he planned to dress as his character Admiral General Aladeen on The Red Carpet in a kind of promotion of his movie The Dictator. See my Tout: http://www.tout.com/m/bqv5vv Now, Cohen has announced that he will […]

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Sacha Baron Cohen Banned From The Oscars (For Now)

Sacha Baron Cohen, most famous for the character Borat, and currently for his movie The Dictator, has been banned from Sunday’s presentation of The 84th Academy Awards. The action was taken even though Cohen is both an Academy member, and stars in a film nominated for Best Picture: Hugo. According to Nikke Finke, who broke […]

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84th Academy Awards: The Artist To Take Best Picture

The 84th Academy Awards is this Sunday and if you’re wondering who’s nominated for what among the top awards categories, look no further than Zennie62.com. Without delay, here they are, courtesy of the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences: Best Picture: The Artist, The Descendants, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, The Help, Hugo, Midnight […]

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Academy News: AMPAS 94 Percent White, 77 Percent Male

Just one week before The 84th Academy Awards, the shame of the The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences (AMPAS) totally-not-diverse membership was tossed before its collective feet Sunday, courtesy of the Los Angeles Times. The big stat: The Academy is 94 percent white, and 77 percent male. In a path-breaking work of investigative […]

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Academy Awards Nominations Announcement Dominates Twitter

For the first time in the history of The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, it has a non-Academy Awards night event that has dominated the Twitter Top Trend list. That happened, and is happening, this morning at just after 6 AM PST, as the Academy Awards Nominations Announcement resulted in as many as […]

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Academy Awards Nominations: Nine Movies For Best Picture

Well, the famous, bombastic music introducing the announcement of the nominees for the 2012 83rd Academy Awards has come and gone, and Academy of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences President Tom Sherak and Winter’s Bone’s Jennifer Lawrence named the major nominees. Of course, there are some surprises, the first being that there are nine movies […]

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Academy Awards Nominations Live Stream At Zennie62 – 5:30 AM / 8:30 AM EST

The Academy Awards Nominations for 2012 are just four hours away and you can watch them live here at Zennie62.com. There will be a special live stream screen on the upper right of the blog page, and in this blog post above this text. Oscar nominations ballots were sent out to the over 5,700 members […]