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Pink latest addition to pop-heavy lineup for Oscar telecast – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesPop star-turned-actor Pink will be making an appearance at March 2’s Academy Awards. Described by Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron in a statement as “one of the greatest voices in pop music and one of the best performers of her generation,” …How Pink Is Spending Her Oscars NightABC NewsPink to Perform […]

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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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Oscars 2014: Watch the Academy Awards nominations live stream here – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesThe 2014 Academy Awards nominations are set for Thursday morning, and you can watch them live above. The Oscars announcement is expected to start at 5:38 a.m. and 30 seconds Pacific time. (Why the extra 30 seconds? At that hour, we’re willing to take …What to Expect from the Academy Award Nominations 2014ABC […]

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Jennifer Lawrence, Matthew McConaughey, Amy Adams and More Stars Cover … – E! Online

E! OnlineNo magazine’s Movie Issue would be complete without Jennifer Lawrence! So, it’s no wonder that star of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and American Hustle covers W’s Movie Issue, on stands Jan. 7. But she’s not the only A-lister gracing a glossy: …What Word Triggered Jennifer Lawrence’s Fall At The Oscars Last Year?Vanity FairJennifer […]

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Would Quvenzhané Wallis Be Target Of The Onion’s Classless Oscars Tweet If Editorial Staff Was Black?

During The 85th Academy Awards, someone from The Onion, the newspaper and online satirical publication, issued a Twitter Tweet about Oscars Best Actress Nominee Quvenzhané Wallis that went way beyond the bounds of acceptable taste. The tweet referred to the nine-year-old actress using the “C” word. And while it was immediately taken down, and the […]

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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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Daniel Sutton Of News 10 Austrialia On The Help And Working The Oscars Red Carpet

Daniel Sutton is a friend and LA media local who represents News 10 out of Austrialia and focuses on entertainment. Last Saturday, we traded videos in a way, with Sutton talking to me about what to look out for during the Oscars…. And also talking about why he wanted to see The Help win Oscars […]

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2012 Oscars: On The Red Carpet From Different Views

Between Beverly Rivas, Tiana Patterson, and myself, there were three different views of The Red Carpet at the 2012 Oscars. Well, since Bev and Tiana were a team, really they should be considered one person. At any rate, here are the videos we created while on The Red Carpet, including the videos from the morning […]

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2012 Oscars: Joe Lewis, Head Of Production, Academy Awards

(Thanks to the Courtyard By Marriott Century City / Beverly Hills) The Oscars Red Carpet design was vastly different this year, and I sought to talk to someone connected with The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to explain the reason for the difference. AMPAS staff pointed to Joe Lewis. Lewis’ official title is […]

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Meryl Streep Upset Oscar Best Actress Win Over Viola Davis Predicted By Zennie62

(Thanks to the Courtyard By Marriott Century City / Beverly Hills) The 2012 Academy Awards featured the only Oscar upset of the Sunday evening – that belonged to the legendary Meryl Streep – and it was predicted by yours truly. It happened on Saturday, and while I was being interviewed by Daniel Sutton, who works […]

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Sacha Baron Cohen To Respond To Oscars Ban On NBC’s Today Show

Yesterday I blogged that Sacha Baron Cohen was banned from attending The 84th Annual Academy Awards, or The Oscars, because he planned to dress as his character Admiral General Aladeen on The Red Carpet in a kind of promotion of his movie The Dictator. See my Tout: http://www.tout.com/m/bqv5vv Now, Cohen has announced that he will […]

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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 Awards Nominations Announcement Dominates Twitter

For the first time in the history of The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, it has a non-Academy Awards night event that has dominated the Twitter Top Trend list. That happened, and is happening, this morning at just after 6 AM PST, as the Academy Awards Nominations Announcement resulted in as many as […]