Academy Awards 2014: Will Oscars’ return to tradition mark a TV win? – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesMarch 1, 2014, 5:00 a.m.. They’ve tried edgy and tinkered with experimental. But the producers of the 86th Academy Awards telecast believe that what America really wants is … Read More

Real-Life Stories Behind Best Picture Nominees – ABC News

ABC NewsIf many of this year’s best picture nominees sound familiar, it could be because they are based on real-life stories. Six of the nine Academy Award nominated films claim … Read More

Ellen DeGeneres hopes ‘to make people happy’ as Oscars host – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsEllen DeGeneres talked to Robin Roberts about the ‘delicate balance’ of hosting the Oscars. When Ellen DeGeneres takes the stage on Sunday as the host of the … Read More

Oscars 2014: Music stars muscle in on Academy Awards glory – The Independent

The IndependentWhile Nick Cave has been at it since the 1990s, other successful rock and pop musicians turned film scorers are Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor, whose Academy Award-winning success … Read More

Oscars 2014: Who will win the Academy Award for best original song? – Reverb (blog)

Reverb (blog)That said, like “Her” itself, it’d be a deviant selection for an Oscar, especially considering U2 and the Lopez’s strong, more traditional entries. Still, the Academy Awards could pull … Read More

Do Oscars matter at the box office anymore? – MarketWatch

MarketWatchMaybe once, but now box–office success depends on a myriad of factors: which movie you’re talking about, who made it, when the studio released it and whether the studio expanded … Read More

Academy Awards show advertising retains a golden aura – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times… are rare in Hollywood — except when it comes to Oscar. During Sunday’s telecast of the 86th Academy Awards, McDonald’s Corp. is set to make its 23rd … Read More

What Goes On Behind The Scenes At The Oscars – ABC News

ABC NewsOn Sunday, Oscars Director Hamish Hamilton is going to walk the red carpet at the 86th Academy Awards. But it’s not to be photographed or interviewed by the media, … Read More

The Academy Awards green room is reimagined – Los Angeles Times

The Academy Awards green room is reimaginedLos Angeles TimesFor Academy Award winners and presenters, the Architectural Digest green room is a backstage oasis of pampering calm, a place where the … Read More

Oscars 2014: Take our Best Supporting Actor poll – CBS News

CBS NewsAcademy Award nominees for Best Supporting Actor (clockwise from top left): Barkhad Abdi, “Captain Phillips”; Bradley Cooper, “American Hustle”; Jared Leto, “Dallas Buyers Club”; Michael Fassbender, “12 Years a … Read More

Oscars: Mandela Family Coming To The Academy Awards For U2 … –

Deadline.commandela-long-walk The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences have invited Nelson and Winnie Mandela’s daughters Zindzi and Zenani to attend the Oscars where U2 will be performing the Academy … Read More

Oscars: My Best Picture is… Digital Spy staff’s Academy Awards picks – Digital Spy

Oscars: My Best Picture is… Digital Spy staff’s Academy Awards picksDigital SpySo competitive is the race for the coveted Best Picture Academy Award this year, it’s even sparked some heated … Read More

Ranking Oscar Best Picture Nominees as Investments: Which Film Made Back … – TheWrap

TheWrapEspecially for those who helped bankroll this year’s nine Academy Award nominees for Best Picture. When it came to the biggest bang for the buck, size mattered. “Gravity” is both … Read More

Oscar Pregame: Academy Award spotlight shines on lesser-known actors – Detroit Free Press

Detroit Free PressFay Bainter. Richard Farnsworth. Haing S. Ngor. If you’re an Oscar aficionado, these names might be stuck in your head from years of poring over articles and books … Read More

Bourbon truffles made in Louisville to be in Academy Awards swag bags – WLKY Louisville

Bourbon truffles made in Louisville to be in Academy Awards swag bagsWLKY LouisvilleBourbon truffles from “Art Eatables” on 4th Street will be enjoyed by A-listers at the Academy Awards. Last … Read More

Matthew McConaughey talks Academy Award hopes with Variety – Daily Mail

Daily MailHe has already taken home a Golden Globe, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and is nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role at the Academy … Read More

2014 Academy Awards: Oscar contenders rich in tales of wealthy and poor – (KNXV-TV) (KNXV-TV)This year, many of the Academy Award-nominated films bubble with such undercurrents of worry, navigating the deep waters that separate the haves and the have-nots. The lavish Oscar ceremony … Read More

Barkhad Abdi Wins British Academy Award – CBS Local

CBS LocalMINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Barkhad Abdi, the Somali immigrant who was a Twin Cities limo driver before playing a pirate in “Captain Phillips,” won an award at the British Academy … Read More

Cate Blanchett wins BAFTAs leading actress gong – Daily Mail

Daily MailShe’s already picked up a Golden Globe, Screen Actor’s Guild Award and an Academy Award nomination for her emotive performance in Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine. And Cate Blanchett has … Read More

‘Gravity’ scoops prizes including best British film at UK academy awards – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minneapolis Star TribuneLONDON — Space thriller “Gravity” was named best British movie at the British Academy Film Awards Sunday, taking the first trophy of the night. The special-effects extravaganza also … Read More

Scientific and Technical Academy Awards: Oscar Bids Bittersweet Farewell to Film – Variety

VarietyOn the one hand, an Academy Award of Merit (that is, an actual Oscar statutette) was awarded “to all those who built and operated film laboratories, for over a century … Read More

Complete List of 2014 Oscar Presenters and Performers –

Complete List of 2014 Oscar Presenters and PerformersRopeofSilicon.comWhat better day than today, as final Oscar voting is now underway, to begin listing all the 2014 Oscar presenters and performers in … Read More

‘Winter’s Tale’ magic grows cold – Boston Herald

Boston Herald“Winter’s tale” Rated PG-13. At AMC Loews Boston Common, Regal Fenway Stadium and suburban theaters. Grade: D. No one sets out to make a terrible movie. Thus, we can … Read More

Oscars 2014: Voting officially underway for 86th annual Academy Awards – The Times-Picayune

The Times-PicayuneVoting for the 86 annual Academy Awards is officially underway, as of 10 a.m. CST (8 a.m. PST) this morning, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has … Read More

Academy Awards-nominated Composers To Perform At Oscar Concert –

Academy Awards-nominated Composers To Perform At Oscar ConcertContactmusic.comThe composers of this year’s (14) Oscar-nominated film scores are set to join forces for a very special concert in Los Angeles a … Read More

86th Academy Award Best Picture Posters Get the LEGO Treatment – First Showing

First ShowingThis time Yahoo Movies has unveiled some awards season LEGO fun by recreating the movie posters for all nine of this year’s nominees for Best Picture at the 86th … Read More

TV column: Name these Academy Award-winning films of Actors Hall of Fame … – News Sentinel

TV column: Name these Academy Award-winning films of Actors Hall of Fame …News SentinelThis Sunday a special event takes place. The Actors Hall of Fame Foundation will induct 15 international … Read More

Was Jonah Hill Ripped off For His Role in Wolf of Wall Street? – American Live Wire

American Live WireJonah Hill has ascended the royalty ladder in Hollywood over the past couple years and moved on from being the funny guy to Academy Award nominated actor. Not … Read More