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Oscars: Marvin Levy, Lalo Schifrin, Cicely Tyson honored at the 10th Annual Governors Awards

Honorary Award recipient Cicely Tyson accepts the award at the 2018 Governors Awards in The Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood, CA, on Sunday, November 18, 2018.(credit: Michael Yada / ©A.M.P.A.S.) The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences hosted its 10th annual Governors Awards which honored publicist Marvin Levy, composer Lalo Schifrin and actress Cicely Tyson, and …

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2019 Oscars: 166 Documentary Features Submitted for Academy Award Consideration

A near-record 166 documentary feature films have officially been submitted for the 91st Academy Awards. Last year saw 170 submissions. 2018 has been a blockbuster year for documentaries with RBG, Three Identical Strangers, Won’t You By My Neighbor? and Free Solo all certified box office hits.  Netflix, which won Documentary Feature last year with Icarus, is in the race again …

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Golden Globes: 80 Films Eligible for Foreign Language Film

The last two years saw the Foreign Language Film Globe winner not nominated for the Oscar 80 films from 49 countries have qualified to be nominated by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) for the Foreign Language Film category at the 76th Golden Globe Awards.  The Golden Globes do things differently than the Oscars; primarily, they allow more than one …

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The Lead or Supporting Category Two-Step this Oscar Season

The line between supporting and lead has always been a blurry one. Sometimes the sheer impact of a character and of an actor’s performance can propel them from a supporting lock to a lead contender. Anthony Hopkins in The Silence of the Lambs and Louise Fletcher in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest are probably the two biggest examples of …

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2019 Oscars: ‘Incredibles 2,’ ‘Mirai,’ ‘Lu Over the Wall’ Among 25 Animated Features Submitted for Oscar Race

Twenty-five features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 91st Academy Awards.The submitted features, listed in alphabetical order, are: “Ana y Bruno”“Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch”“Early Man”“Fireworks”“Have a Nice Day”“Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation”“Incredibles 2”“Isle of Dogs”“The Laws of the Universe – Part I”“Liz and the Blue Bird”“Lu over the Wall”“MFKZ”“Maquia: When the Promised Flower …

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Donna Gigliotti to produce 91st Academy Awards; Glenn Weiss to co-produce and direct

Oscar®-winning producer Donna Gigliotti will produce the 91st Oscars®, and Emmy®-winning director Glenn Weiss will co-produce and direct the show, Academy President John Bailey announced today.  The Oscars will air live on the ABC Television Network and broadcast outlets worldwide on Sunday, February 24, 2019. “Donna and Glenn will infuse new energy and vision into this 91st awards presentation, and …

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Oscars: Shortlists to be revealed in nine categories on the same day

For the first time since 1979 we’ll have shortlists in Original Score and Original Song The Academy announced yesterday that instead of dropping shortlists in categories like Foreign Language Film, Makeup & Hairstyling and Documentary Feature on separate days, they will join six other categories for a single-day reveal in mid-December. Last year, as in previous years, these shortlists began …

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87 Countries to Compete for Foreign Language Film Oscar

The final list is in and 87 countries have qualified to compete for the Foreign Language Film Oscar.  Afghanistan’s entry, Rona, Azim’s Mother, was not on the final list. No reason was given for its omission. This year features two countries entering for the first time; Malawi and Niger.  60 of the 87 selections come from directors having their films submitted …

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