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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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

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 … 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

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … 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

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 … Read More

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. … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … 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

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, … Read More

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 … 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 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. … Read More