Academy Museum Campaign Gets $50 million From Cheryl and Haim Saban

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures announces a landmark donation of $50 million from philanthropists Cheryl and Haim Saban. This commitment—the largest gift to the Academy Museum Campaign—brings the museum’s…

Oscars: Rain predicted for 86th Academy Awards as final ceremony preparation … – Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.ukRain has been predicted for the red carpet shenanigans of the upcoming 86th Academy Awards. The latter stages of this week have seen downpours in LA and as a precaution…

Oscars 2014: Take our Best Picture poll – CBS News

CBS NewsNominees for Best Picture at the 86th Academy Awards, clockwise, from top left: “American Hustle,” “Captain Phillips,” “The Wolf of Wall Street,” “Dallas Buyers Club,” “Gravity,” “12 Years a…

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…

Oscars 2014: Play bingo and more games while watching the Academy Awards – The Post-Standard

Oscars 2014: Play bingo and more games while watching the Academy AwardsThe Post-StandardAnd our friends at The Star-Ledger have shared a game for everyone to play while watching the Academy…

2014 Oscars: DJ Nikki Pennie’s Academy Awards Playlist – E! Online

2014 Oscars: DJ Nikki Pennie’s Academy Awards PlaylistE! OnlineWith the Oscars just days away, there’s no better way to ring it in than with an Academy Awards playlist. Music can…

Oscars Party Guide: 7 Must Haves for Your Academy Awards Bash – E! Online

E! OnlineIt’s almost time for the Academy Awards! To celebrate the star-studded occasion, invite some friends over and kick off Oscar Sunday with your own at-home viewing bash. For tips…

Oscars Predictions “12 Years A Slave” Best Picture Alfonso Cuaron Gravity Best Director

Oscars Predictions “12 Years A Slave” Best Picture Alfonso Cuaron Gravity Best Director Oscars Predictions 12 Years A Slave Best Picture Alfonso Cuaron Gravity Best Director ift.tt/NfCkWo

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…

Oscar contenders pull their weight – Quad City Times

Quad City TimesThe depth of the Academy Awards’ Best Picture nominees makes it tough to pick a probable winner from the pool. Remarkably, while three contenders — “Gravity,” “12 Years…

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…

Oscars: What to watch out for – BBC News

BBC NewsThe voting is over. With only one day to go, here’s a look at what this year’s Oscar race could throw up. The Best Picture race is tougher to…

Brad Pitt &amp; Jamie Foxx: Prepping as Presenters at <b>Oscars</b> 2014 <b>…</b>

By Just Jared Brad Pitt & Jamie Foxx: Prepping as Presenters at Oscars 2014 Rehearsals! Brad Pitt and Jamie Foxx pose together while rehearsing for 2014 Oscars in this brand…

Emma Roberts & Evan Peters: Paris Stroll Ahead of Dior Fashion Show – Just Jared Jr.

Just Jared Jr.… fiancee Emma Roberts while strolling around the streets of Paris, France on Thursday afternoon (February 17). Later on in the day, the American Horror Story: Coven couple…

<b>Oscars</b>' All-Time Biggest Snubs, Upsets, &amp; Travesties! – Perez Hilton

By Perez Hilton Oscars have gotten it wrong from time to time – here are a few of the biggest misses! …read more Source: Academy Awards Blog News From Google

Los Angeles police brace for the Academy Awards – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesIt takes a small army to get Hollywood Boulevard ready for its biggest party of the year: Streets are closed. Lights are set up. Rain canopies are brought…

How Oscar campaigning got political – BBC News

BBC NewsWhen the trophies are handed out at Sunday night’s Oscars ceremony they will ostensibly go to those who’ve displayed excellence in the eyes of the membership of the Academy…

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…

Jennifer Lawrence wins Most Beautiful; Leonardo DiCaprio scoops Most … – Apun Ka Choice

Apun Ka ChoiceHollywood stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence have got the top honours in an online poll by a beauty retailer. Actress Jennifer Lawrence and actor Leonardo DiCaprio, who…

Emma Watson: LAX Arrival Ahead of <b>Oscars</b> Weekend – Just Jared Jr.

By Just Jared Jr Emma Watson: LAX Arrival Ahead of Oscars Weekend. Emma Watson walks and talks with a friend as she arrives at LAX airport in Los Angeles on…

Fashion disaster? Downpour douses Oscars red carpet – Reuters

Fashion disaster? Downpour douses Oscars red carpetReutersLOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The most glamorous of all runways, the 500-foot-long Oscars red carpet, might be a fashion disaster on Sunday. A rare…

Oscars 2014 nominee screenings in Denver: Where to catch the hard-to-find ones – Denver Post

Oscars 2014 nominee screenings in Denver: Where to catch the hard-to-find onesDenver PostYou’ve done it again. Waited to the last minute to catch the contenders for the 86th Academy Awards.…

Ellen DeGeneres Suits Up In Saint Laurent – <b>Oscars</b> Preview! | 2014 <b>…</b>

By Just Jared Ellen DeGeneres Suits Up In Saint Laurent – Oscars Preview! Ellen DeGeneres will be dressing up in three different custom looks from French fashion house Saint Laurent…

Cate Blanchett’s Fashion Choices – New York Times

New York TimesBACKGROUND Ms. Blanchett, 44, an Australian, is the rare star to command the utmost respect on both the silver screen and the red carpet. She won several awards…

Oscars Predictions For 86th Academy Awards: “12 Years A Slave” To Win

It’s Oscars Predictions for 86th Academy Awards time! This blogger’s oscars predictions strategy has been to avoid what should win (which is a matter of opinion, anyway), and look at…

18 Jennifer Lawrence Faces We Need to See at the Oscars – Elle

ElleOne thing we’ve come to look forward to during awards season is seeing Jennifer Lawrence’s face on the red carpet. It’s a lovely face in and of itself (just ask…

Academy Awards Will Stream Live Online – RollingStone.com

RollingStone.comAttention, Oscars obsessives on-the-go: This Sunday’s broadcast of the 86th Academy Awards will be available to stream live online and through mobile devices. But there’s a catch (or two): Viewers…

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…

<b>Oscars</b> in Party Mode, a Few Days Early – NYTimes.com

By By MELENA RYZIK LOS ANGELES – With Oscar Sunday comes Oscar Party Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Oh and Saturday, too. The flurry of congratulatory activity leading up to…

Oscars 2014: 10 of the all-time best Academy Awards ceremony moments – The Guardian

The GuardianThis is perhaps my favourite Oscar moment ever, and it is from last year: the 85th Academy Awards in 2013. Tellingly, it does not take place up on stage,…

Oscars 2014: how to be just cynical enough to pick the winners – The Guardian

The GuardianEach week before the Oscars, which take place on Sunday, Guardian film reviewer Tom Shone has been breaking down the likely winners at this year’s Academy Awards. Today, his…

Oscar Ballot: Vote for the Academy Award Winners! – Variety

VarietyDespite critics’ predictions, we won’t really know the winners of the 2014 Academy Awards until host Ellen DeGeneres and lots of big-name presenters hit the stage of the Dolby Theatre…

Why Aren't There More Music <b>Oscars</b>? (Guest Column)

By Livia Tortella For far too long, music’s relationship with the Oscars has been a one-way street. …read more Source: Academy Awards Blog News From Google

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…

Academy Awards acceptance speeches should be more than thank-yous – Los Angeles Times

Academy Awards acceptance speeches should be more than thank-yousLos Angeles TimesSunday night, a happy cohort of entertainment folks will have their careers sprinkled with fairy dust at the 86thAcademy Awards.…