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Oscars 2013 – Les Miserables Cast Sang For Their Roles In The Film

Anne Hathaway, Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe are all well-respected actors, who’ve carved out hugely successful careers. But that didn’t mean they got a free pass into Les Miserables – no – they had to audition,...

The Oscars 2013: Time For Daniel Day Lewis To Step Into Greatness

Never before has someone taken three Best Actor in a Leading Role awards. So for Daniel Day Lewis – a man with two, and a critically acclaimed performance as Abraham Lincoln under his belt -...

Adele Oscar Win A Cert? Not Quite! Which Other Contenders Are There?

So everyone reckons that Adele's going to walk away with an Oscar this weekend and, given that she's performing on Sunday (February 24, 2013) at the event, as part of a 50th anniversary James Bond...

A Week In Movies Featuring The Oscars Favourites, Owen Wilson And Vince Vaughn Crashing Google And Danny Boyle's Gory Trailer For Trance

It's Oscar weekend, so the stars are converging on Los Angeles for the big night on Sunday. Returning from the premiere of her new film Lovelace at the Berlin Film Festival, Amanda Seyfried was caught...

The Oscars Are Asinine: Ethan Hawke Slams Major Movie Awards Ceremony

“Look at how many forgettable, stupid movies have won Oscars and how many mediocre performers have Oscars above their fireplace.” This is just one of the derisory comments that actor Ethan Hawke made about the...

The Oscars 2013 – Let’S Take The Animation Category Seriously, Okay?

Attention swerves towards best film, and the male and female versions of best lead and supporting actors at The Oscars. They’re the big ones, and attract the largest pre-cermoney-buzz. But spare a thought for the...

The Oscars 2013 – Quvenzhané Wallis Represents Longest Odds

Considering she’s the shortest actress in the category, Quvenzhané Wallis represents the longest odds to win Best Actress at The Oscars come this Sunday. Should the miniature force of nature – as she’s been called...

Academy Award-nominated Director Emad Burnat Held At Lax Airport: Why?

An Academy-nominated Palestinian film maker suffered the ignominy of being held at LAX airport after customs refused to believe that he was entering the country in order to attend this weekend’s Oscars.Emad Burnat is nominated...

Oscar Nominated Director, Emad Burnat, Held At Los Angeles' Lax, Texts Michael Moore For Help

Five Broken Cameras is an Oscar-nominated documentary by Emad Burnat. And if it wasn’t for Michael Moore’s help, the director might not be in the country to accept the award, should he win.See, he was...

Hey, Losing Oscar Nominees: You're All Getting $45,000 Gift Bags!

Academy Award invites who don't end up taking an Oscar home on Sunday evening (February 24, 2013) shouldn't despair, for nobody will be going home empty handed! Los Angeles-based marketing firm Distinctive Assets will once...

Seth Macfarlane At The Oscars: How Denzel Washington Will Help Him Cope

Hosting the Oscars is one of the biggest hosting jobs a person can do in their lifetime, unless you hosted the royal wedding, or... well, that's pretty much the only thing bigger than the Oscars....

Writers Guild Win Adds To Zero Dark Thirty Momentum... But Is It In Time For The Oscars?

In the Oscars build-up the bulk of the attention has been on Ben Affleck and Argo, with the director and actor confounding the Academy’s decision to omit him from the best director shortlist by cleaning...

Skyfall And The Olympics Did The Job For The Brits According To Naomie Harris

The Olympic and Paralympic games were a tremendous success for the U.K; add Skyfall into the mix – the James Bond film that has broken box office records – and these would appear to be...

Will The Six Spies 'Bond' At The Oscars?

It's less than two weeks until the most prestigious movie awards ceremony - the Academy Awards -takes place on February 24th 2013 and rumours are flying around everywhere about alleged appearances. One of the biggest...

Ben Affleck Wins Big At The Director's Guild Awards Despite No Oscar Nomination

Ben Affleck as won the Director's Guild Award for Best Film, which marks the 5th major award win for that category, yet without an Oscar nomination for his Direction. The Oscars, in some respect, may...

Awards Snubs And Surprises Are Great! What Good Does Winning A Golden Globe Or Oscar Deliver?

When neither Ben Affleck nor Kathryn Bigelow had been nominated for the Oscar for Directing there was absolute uproar. While they are both wonderful film makers, what good would it do if they won all...

No Love For The Dark Knight Rises At This Year's Oscars

Christopher Nolan's epic conclusion to the celebrated Dark Knight trilogy was released in the summer of 2012, with many critics agreeing that it was already a viable contender for Oscar season, but of the 24...

Forget The Snubs, Here Are The Unexpected But Deserving Nominees For The Oscars

Headlines haven't been able to keep away from the massive injustices of the snubbing of both Kathryn Bigelow and Ben Affleck, but to be fair to them both, they have an Oscar each (or more)...

Why Does Adele Feel Like Meryl Streep Today, Exactly?

Adele’s going to be getting a few sly looks from Daniel Craig and Sam Mendes next time they’re in the same room together, we reckon. Skyfall hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons today,...

Oscars Voting Deadline Extended After Glitches In New Online Ballot System

The new online voting system for the Oscars has been hampered by reports of difficulties in accessing the online balloting program and fears that the system may have been hacked.Concerns that the turn-out for this...

Anna Karenina Likely To Be Left Out At The Oscars?

We're still in 2012, but already talk of who will win what at next years Oscar ceremony is widespread across the web. One picture that isn't feeling the love so much is period picture Anna...

‘Hitchcock’ To Contend For This Year’S Oscars?

Alfred Hitchcock biopic ‘Hitchcock’ is set to be in line for an Oscar this year as Fox Searchlight reveals the 2012 release date.Fox Searchlight Pictures are known for producing and distributing independent, mainly British films...

Gwyneth Paltrow Stores Clothes For Daughter

Gwyneth Paltrow puts her clothes in storage for her daughter.The 'Country Strong' actress - who has children Apple, eight and six-year-old Moses with husband Chris Martin - does not like to hang on to old...

Oscars Have New Producers

Following rumors appearing on numerous blogs, newspaper columns, and tabloid TV shows that Lorne Michaels had a lock on the producer's gig at next year's Oscar ceremony, it was announced Thursday that Craig Zadan and...

Jimmy Kimmel Is Engaged

Jimmy Kimmel is engaged.The 44-year-old talk show host proposed to his long-term girlfriend Molly McNearney while holidaying in South Africa's Kruger National Forest, his representative has confirmed.Jimmy and 34-year-old Molly - who is a co-head...

Rambaldi, Creator Of Alien And Et Creatures, Dies

Special-effects wizard Carlo Rambaldi, who created the creatures for Ridley Scott's 1979 horror flick Alien and Steven Spielberg's 1982 family film ET The Extra-Terrestrial , has died at age 86. His work on those films...

Jeremy Renner Says Kardashians Have 'Zero Talent'

Jeremy Renner has slammed the Kardashians for having ''zero talent''.The 'Bourne Legacy' actor hit out at the family - who have their own reality TV show, 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' - for being in...

Dido Working On New Album

Dido is working on a new album.The 40-year-old singer - whose album 'No Angel' sold 21 million copies worldwide - is back in the studio laying down tracks for her fourth record and set to...

Composer Marvin Hamlisch Dies At 68

Composer Marvin Hamlisch, who had a hand -- a deft one -- in every form of show business and won top awards in all of them, has died in Los Angeles at age 68. A...

Natalie Portman Marries Benjamin Millepied

Natalie Portman has married Benjamin Millepied.The 'Black Swan' actress and her French-born choreographer fiance tied the knot in a Jewish ceremony at a private home near Big Sur in California at 8pm last night (04.08.12),...

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