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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 tradition. This year’s Oscar show Sunday will bring back 2007 host Ellen …17 fun facts about the Academy AwardsUSA TODAYEllen DeGeneres hopes ‘to make people […]

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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 86th Academy Awards, she’ll have one goal in mind. “My intentions are to make people happy,” …17 fun facts about the Academy AwardsUSA TODAYLos Angeles […]

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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 a Grammys circa 2011 with “The Moon Song,” which is what “Her” will …How One Winner Changed The Academy AwardsKUOW News and InformationACADEMY AWARDS: Listen […]

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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 the number of theaters running the film when Academy Award nominations …Oscar Disconnect: Top Box Office Movies Earned 4x More than Nominated MoviesNewsBusters (blog)The Busy […]

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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 straight appearance in Hollywood’s biggest night, and American Express Co. will mark its 22nd year.17 fun facts about the Academy AwardsUSA TODAYOscar Ballot: Vote for […]

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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 Slave”; and Jonah Hill, “The Wolf of Wall …Voting for Academy Awards 2014Lima Ohio all 9 news articles …read more Source: Academy Awards News From […]

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

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 Award-nominated song, “Ordinary Love” from the film …Oscar’s Best Song Battle: Pharrell, U2, Karen O & ‘Frozen’ Fight for Academy …BillboardThe OTHER Oscars: Best Original […]

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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 debate among Digital Spy staff as to which film is most deserving of the prize. With one person’s ideal Best Picture winner totally different … […]

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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 one of the most expensive Oscar contenders and the most successful. The 3D …Watch: Kids reenacting best picture Oscar nomineesIBNLiveMovie academy’s 1st black chief sees […]

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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 on Academy Awards. For the Meryl Streeps, Leonardo DiCaprios and Julia Roberts of the …Could ‘Wolf’ mark end of Leonardo DiCaprio’s Oscar drought?Pioneer PressCould Leo […]

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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 year, a Hollywood insider came into the store and purchased the truffles. He enjoyed them so much that the confections will now be featured in […]

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2014 Academy Awards: Oscar contenders rich in tales of wealthy and poor – ABC15.com (KNXV-TV)

ABC15.com (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 may be one of the highest profile parties of the year for the … and more …read more Source: Academy Awards News From Google

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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 Awards over the weekend. Abdi was named best supporting actor, edging …Minneapolis actor Abdi wins British Academy Award for ‘Captain Phillips’Rick Kupchella’s BringMeTheNewsBarkhad Abdi wins […]

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‘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 scooped up early prizes for sound and music. Made in the U.K. by …When are the BAFTAs 2014? This year’s nominees, host, and all the […]

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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 of service to the motion picture industry.” It’s the first time the Acad has ever …SciTech Awards: Chris Nolan Salutes Those Who ‘Turned Silver And […]

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‘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 assume that Academy Award-winning writer-producer and now feature film director …Five Surprising Confessions We Coaxed From The Cast Of Winter’s TaleCinema Blend‘Winter’s Tale’ director aiming […]

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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 announced. Polls will close 7 p.m. CST (9 a.m. PST) on Feb. 25. Academy members can vote …Academy Awards-nominated Composers To Perform At Oscar ConcertContactmusic.comAll […]

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Academy Awards-nominated Composers To Perform At Oscar Concert – Contactmusic.com

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 week before the Academy Awards. In the first-ever Oscar Concert, William Butler, Owen Pallett, Alexandre Desplat, Thomas …All Four Academy Award Nominated Songs To Be […]

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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 Academy Awards (see all of the nominees right here). They’re not remarkable creations …The 9 Best Picture Oscar Nominees Recreated as Lego MoviesYahoo Movies UK […]

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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 award-winning actors into The Actors Hall of Fame. The 2014 inductees are Julie Andrews, Robert De Niro, Judi Dench, Robert Duvall, Kirk Douglas, … …read […]