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Academy Makes Rule Changes, But Not the One You Think

The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) met yesterday and had a few things to say about the 88th Academy Awards. After much chatter (apparently from a small section of the group), the Oscars will not go back to a 5-nominee slate for Best Picture but keep things as they are, with a …

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New Pics of Oliver Stone’s ‘Snowden’ with Joseph Gordon-Levitt

New set pics have emerged from the Oliver Stone film Snowden, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Edward Snowden, the CIA employee who leaked thousands of classified documents to the press and is currently in hiding. The film is currently shooting in Hong Kong with an expected release date of December 25, 2015. This puts Gordon-Levitt right in the mix for Best …

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2016 Oscars: AMPAS Set Dates for 88th, 89th and 90th Academy Awards

LOS ANGELES, CA — The Academy and the ABC Television Network today announced the dates for the 88th, 89th and 90th Oscar® presentations. The Academy Awards® will air live on ABC on Oscar Sunday, February 28, 2016, February 26, 2017, and March 4, 2018, respectively. Academy key dates for the 2015 Awards season are: Saturday, November 14, 2015 The Governors …

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2016 Oscars: Is Sally Field About to Crash the Best Actress Race?

We’ve got a new entry in the Best Actress race for next year’s Oscars and it’s two-time Oscar winner Sally Field. Her performance in Hello, My Name is Doris drew raves and standing ovations at SXSW this weekend, prompting many of us to look at the real potential for Field to crash the Best Actress race just three years after …

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87th Academy Award Winners: Birdman Soars

Birdman won Best Picture at the 87th Academy Awards, ending a 34-year streak since a film has won the top prize at the Oscars with a Film Editing nomination. The last Best Picture winner to do that was 1980’s Ordinary People. This was Fox Searchlight’s 2nd Best Picture winner in a row after triumphing with 12 Years a Slave last year. With Birdman and The Grand Budapest Hotel, …

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2015 Oscars: Show Details and Presenters for the 87th Academy Awards

Info is starting to pour in daily about the details and presenters of the 87th Academy Awards and you can check back here for all of it. OFFICIAL Presenters List: Marion Cotillard Benedict Cumberbatch Meryl Streep Oprah Winfrey Reese Witherspoon Octavia Spencer Josh Hutcherson Zoe Saldana Scarlett Johansson Kerry Washington John Travolta Jennifer Aniston Sienna Miller Chris Pratt David Oyelowo …

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2015 Oscars: Oscar Nominee Reactions from The Imitation Game, The Theory of Everything, Sony Pictures Classics

Here are a handful of Oscar nominee reactions from the films The Imitation Game and The Theory of Everything plus Sony Pictures Classics and more. THE IMITATION GAME Maria Djurkovic, production design nominee for The Imitation Game: “I am thrilled and delighted by this tremendous honour. Filmmaking is such a collaboration and to have so many of my colleagues on this …

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