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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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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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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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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 […]