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2017 Oscars: FULL LIST of Foreign Language Film Oscar Submissions

The first official Foreign Language Film Oscar submission for 2017 was Switzerland with My Life as a Courgette. The film is also in contention for Animated Feature and could make either or (less likely) both. The French stop-motion feature is adapted from a children’s novel about an orphan trying to adapt to life in a group home. The final films to submit were Malaysia, ...

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The Academy: Steven Spielberg, Laura Dern, Sharen K. Davis Among Board of Governors Selections

THE ACADEMY ELECTS 2016–17 BOARD OF GOVERNORS Runoff election required for Film Editors Branch LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced its newly elected 2016–17 Board of Governors.  A runoff election is required for the Film Editors Branch. “I’m honored and privileged to welcome the Academy’s new Board,” said Academy President Cheryl Boone ...

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The Academy Announced Key Dates for 89th Oscars®

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy and the ABC Television Network today announced key dates for the 89th Oscars®.  The Academy Awards® presentation will air live on ABC on Oscar® Sunday, February 26, 2017. Academy key dates for the 2016 Awards season are: Saturday, November 12, 2016                    Governors Awards Thursday, January 5, 2017                ...

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Could Terrence Malick Win an Oscar for Voyage of Time?

The trailer for Terrence Malick’s Voyage of Time documentary for IMAX is out and brings up a question: could he win an Oscar next year for Documentary Short Subject? Generally, an IMAX film like this wouldn’t receive much Oscar attention. This category is largely populated with political and social commentary films but with the Oscar-nominated Malick being the director the ...

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The Academy Invites Record 683 Members, Makes Good On Diversity Pledge

The Academy released its annual list of invitees to their membership and with came a watershed of diversity that we’ve never seen before. Normally The Academy invites around 300 new members but after two years of #OscarsSoWhite acting nominees and a worldwide backlash, The Academy made real and effective efforts to change their archaic lineup of mostly male, mostly white, mostly ...

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Warren Beatty’s Howard Hughes Film Gets a Title (plus First Pics)

After what seems like eons, Warren Beatty’s previously untitled Howard Hughes film finally has a name and a release date – it will be called Rules Don’t Apply and be released by 20th Century Fox on November 11th. Given this date, Fox seems set on a strong awards push for the film which stars hot ‘It’ actor Alden Ehrenreich, Lily Collins, ...

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First Look: ‘Loving,’ starring Ruth Negga and Joel Edgerton

With the unveiling of Jeff Nichols’s Loving at the Cannes Film Festival to mostly rapturous reviews (especially for Ruth Negga) comes the first clip of the film and two variations on the poster. The film tells the true story of Richard and Mildred Loving, a white man and black woman who marry in 1958, defying Virginia’s Racial Integrity Act of 1924. After ...

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Can ‘Elle’ Earn Isabelle Huppert Her First Oscar Nomination?

So very often the world’s most celebrated actresses never find themselves in the Oscar conversation until something so extraordinary comes along, and with the right distributor and campaign, that they become undeniable. We saw it happen last year with Charlotte Rampling in 45 Years and this year could see French legend Isabelle Huppert (Amour, La séparation) with her very first Academy ...

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