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Oscars 2014: Here We Go!

The 2014 Oscars is just outside of one week away and in preparation for it, you’ve probably seen this cool commercial featuring Ellen Degeneres, the host of the 86th Academy Awards, and 250 tuxedo-clad men and women dancing along Hennessy Street, on the backlot of Warner Bros, and to “The Walker” by indie pop band […]

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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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The 86th Academy Awards Nominations Livestream Here At Zennie62.com

UPDATE: Oscar Nominations For The 86th Academy Awards Full List The 86th Academy Awards Nominations will be announced right here, live, at 5:30 AM PST / 8:30 AM EST Thursday, January 16th 2014, or just about five hours from now. Chris Hemsworth (Thor, The Avengers, Rush) will join Academy of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences […]

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Academy Awards Nominations Livestream With Chris Hemsworth At Zennie62.com

Academy Awards Nominations for the 86th Academy Awards will be held Thursday, January 16th at 5:30 AM. You can see the Oscars Nominations live right here at Zennie62.com. Actor Chris Hemsworth of Star Trek, The Avengers and Rush, will join Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Cheryl Boone Isaacs in announcing the the […]

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A&E Ends ‘Duck Dynasty’ Patriarch Suspension, to Restart – Businessweek

BusinessweekThe cast of Duck Dynasty appears on “The View” on the ABC Television Network. Phil Robertson, left, was suspended indefinitely last week by A&E Television Networks LLC after telling GQ magazine that homosexuals were akin to adulterers and would not …‘Duck Dynasty’: GLAAD responds to Phil Robertson’s returnLos Angeles TimesWhy ‘Duck Dynasty’ star won’t back […]

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Blackfish, The Armstrong Lie, The Act Of Killing: 15 Documentaries For Oscars 2014

Blackfish, the documentary that took the pop-culture World by storm, and, thanks to CNN’s constant showing of it last summer, made the use of Killer Whales as entertainment in water parks reprehensible, is one of one of 15 docs up for an Oscar in 2014. Joining Blackfish is The Armstrong Lie – the riveting documentary […]

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August Roads Guest Starred On “Modern Family ClosetCon ’13” Nov 20th

August Roads, an up-and-coming young actor and musician, guest starred on the popular TV Show Modern Family and in the episode “ClosetCon ’13” on Wednesday, November 20th, 2013. Here’s the synopsis courtesy of ABC: “ClosetCon ’13″ – With some urging from Claire, Jay begrudgingly agrees to return to ClosetCon this year, and things get interesting […]

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Taylor Swift, Pitbull, Join Tim McGraw, Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan In Vegas

Taylor Swift and Pitbull will join Tim McGraw, Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan for a special NAB Show-related event in Las Vegas Monday night. (Zennie62Media coverage by StardustBlue Media.) Really, it’s Tim McGraw’s show, but these days online, it’s Taylor Swift that gets top billing. Here’s why: Swift’s joining chart-topping R&B artist, Ne-Yo, international rap […]

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Jack Nicholson And Dustin Hoffman Oscars Presenters

As this blogger’s just hours away from jetting off to Los Angeles for the 85th Academy Awards,(follow Zennie62 on Twitter and check out Vidoco, too!) more news comes in from the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Jack Nicholson and Dustin Hoffman will present on this year’s Oscar telecast. Jack Nicholson And Dustin Hoffman […]

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The Avengers Cast – Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Renner and Mark Ruffalo – to Present At Oscars

The Avengers Cast will present at The Oscars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Renner and Mark Ruffalo, who played Iron Man, Captain America, Nick Fury, Hawkeye, and Bruce Banner / The Hulk, respectively, will compete for presentation time. This is the first time the Academy Awards has made a presentation move […]

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Barbra Streisand To Sing At Oscars For First Time In 36 Years

AMPAS, the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences, has sent this announcement on the return of Babra Streisand to The Oscars: Two-time Academy Award® winner Barbra Streisand, who has sung on the Oscars only once before, will perform on the upcoming Oscar® telecast on February 24. Streisand last sang the love theme from “A […]

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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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The Academy’s E-Voting Problem: Oscar Nominations Voting Extends January 4

The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has what could only be called a “Votergate” problem. First, the main news is that the Oscar Nominations Voting Period has been extended to January 4th (press release below). Second, according to Deadline.com, a number of Academy members were having problems adjusting to a new online voting […]

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Academy Awards Nominations, Electronic Voting Opened Monday

Nominations for the 85th Academy Awards opened Monday, and that included the first time use of electronic voting for the 5,856 voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Academy Members will have until 5 p.m. PT, Thursday, January 3, 2013, to vote electronically or mail in a paper ballot. Any paper […]

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Christian Bale, Colin Firth, Melissa Leo and Natalie Portman to Present at Oscars

And there are more presenters for the Oscars, as The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announces that Christian Bale, Colin Firth, Melissa Leo and Natalie Portman are to Present at 84th Academy Awards. Here’s the press release: Beverly Hills, CA – The four Oscar®-winning actors from the 83rd Academy Awards – Christian Bale, […]

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Michael Douglas to Present at 84th Academy Awards, Oscar Sunday, February 26

The legendary actor, and one of this blogger’s favorites going back to the television show The Streets Of San Francisco, and to Wall Street, Michael Douglas, will present at the 84th Academy Awards. Michael Douglas won a “Best Actor” Oscar for his lead performance in Wall Street (1987) and a Best Picture award as a […]

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Billy Crystal To Rescue, New Host for 84th Academy Awards

Billy Crystal is Superman! The Oscars’ 84th Academy Awards were in turmoil, and had degenerated into a situation described by a word with that now-familar meme “gate” rehersalgate. Eddie Murphy stepped down as the original host of the 2012 Oscars, and after producer Brett Ratner resigned the day after making an anti-Gay slur that many […]