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Prestigious producer criticizes the Academy for snubbing Christian film – Fox News

Fox NewsGerald Molen a producer who has worked with Steven Spielberg, has accused the Acadmey of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences of “faith-based bigotry” because of their controversial decision to rescind an Oscar nomination to “Alone Yet Not Alone,” an …Oscars: Best song disqualification explainedBBC NewsIn 86 years, Academy has revoked a handful of nominationsKansas.comAcademy […]

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“Alone Yet Not Alone”: The Academy Removes Oscars Original Song Nomination

Alone Yet Not Alone was nominated for “Original Song,” for the 86th Academy Awards, to be held in March. But, per an email just issued by Teni Melidonian of The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences, that nomination was taken away. This is what Ms. Melidonian wrote: BEVERLY HILLS, CA — On Tuesday night, […]

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George Lucas on Tom Sherak: ‘An Honorary Jedi Master’ – Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood ReporterThe “Star Wars” creator was among the actors, producers, politicians and Hollywood executives who expressed their messages of sympathy upon the passing the industry great, who died Tuesday at 68. Hollywood has united in mourning the loss of Tom …Former Academy President Tom Sherak Dies at 68AceShowbizFormer 20th Century Fox Chairman & Academy President […]

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Tom Sherak, Former Academy (AMPAS) President, Dies At 68

Tom Sherak, the former President of The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences (AMPAS), died today after a reported bout with prostate cancer. The following is a statement from the Sherak family regarding the death of former Academy President Tom Sherak. “To the entertainment community, With broken hearts we want to share with you […]

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Deadline’s Nikke Finke Attacked By Blog She Created

Nikke Finke is the legendary Hollywood business blogger and creator of Deadline.com who’s broke many a story about the doings of executives in Tinsel Town over the years. Over that time of scoops and battles with such people as then-Academy President Tom Sherak, Finke has gained a rabid following. Her success caused Deadline to be […]

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David Rubin, Bernie Telsey, Lora Kennedy On Academy Board of Governors Of AMPAS

David Rubin, Bernie Telsey, and Lora Kennedy are three members of the new Casting Directors Branch of the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Science (AMPAS) who have been named to the Academy Board of Governors. The first-time governors are David Rubin, who is elected to a three-year term; Bernie Telsey, who is elected to […]

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Kirk & Uhura (Chris Pine, Zoe Saldana) To MC Academy Tech Awards

This is a great, tongue-in-cheek presentation note sent by the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Take a look at the press release for the Academy’s Scientific and Technical Achievement Awards: BEVERLY HILLS, CA – Actors Chris Pine and Zoe Saldana will host the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical […]

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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 […]