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Frozen's 'Let It Go' Songwriters To Pen Oscar's Number For Neil Patrick Harris

by Stephanie Chase | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 27th January 2015

Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, the Oscar winning team behind Frozen’s megahit ‘Let it Go’, will be bringing their talents to this year’s Academy Awards ceremony, by penning an original musical number for host Neil...

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Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs Addresses The Lack Of Diversity In This Year's Oscar Nominations

by Stephanie Chase | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 17th January 2015

When this year’s Academy Award nominations were announced on Thursday morning one thing which stuck out for many observers was the lack of diversity amongt the nominees. All 20 of this year's acting contenders are...

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Oscar Nominations Court Controversy

by Rich Cline | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 16th January 2015

The reaction to this week's Oscar nominations was a loud one, because Academy voters played it so safe in a year when films expanded to explore a diverse array of themes. Throughout 2014, actors and...

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'The Grand Budapest Hotel' Second Favorite for Oscar after Globes Win

by Michael West | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 12th January 2015

Wes Anderson's comedy farce The Grand Budapest Hotel - which was considered out of the running for the major awards this season given its release in February 2014 - is now the second favourite to...

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'Ida' And 'Leviathan' Lead The Way As Best Foreign Language Oscar Shortlist Is Announced

by Stephanie Chase | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 20th December 2014

The shortlist for the Best Foreign Language Film award at next year’s Oscars have been announced with nine films from around the world competing for the golden statue. The list has been narrowed down from...

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James Cagney's 'Yankee Doodle Dandy' Oscar Fails To Sell At Auction

by Stephanie Chase | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 22nd November 2014

The Oscar won by James Cagney in 1942 for his performance in Yankee Doodle Dandy, has failed to sell at an auction in Los Angeles. The statuette had been expected to fetch at least $800,000...

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Harry Belafonte Honorary Tugs At Our Heart Strings During Honorary Oscars Speech

by Victoria Pavlova | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 9th November 2014

Harry Belafonte, an icon of classic Hollywood, received an honorary Oscar at a special ceremony this Saturday night. Belafonte received his award at the Governor’s Awards in Los Angeles, alongside the likes of Irish actress...

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Neil Patrick Harris Wants Lady Gaga, Adele and Pink for Oscars 2015

by Michael West | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 17th October 2014

Neil Patrick Harris, the recently announced host for the Academy Awards 2015, has revealed his dream musical guests for the ceremony. The star of 'How I Met Your Mother' sat down with Entertainment Weekly's Matt...

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Can Neil Patrick Harris Unlock the Secret to Hosting the Oscars?

by Michael West | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 16th October 2014

Neil Patrick Harris is the latest personality entrusted with the difficult, risky and often downright stupid responsibility of hosting the biggest night in movies, the Oscars. Such is the emphasis placed on the host of...

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Neil Patrick Harris Will Host The Oscars

by Ed Biggs | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 15th October 2014

Neil Patrick Harris is due to host the next Oscars ceremony. First reported by Variety and BuzzFeed, the news was confirmed via a press release on Twitter on Wednesday evening.Neil Patrick Harris will make his...

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The Oscars Selfie Gets a Simpsons Makeover. Look at Kevin Spacey.

by Michael West | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 5th March 2014

Ellen DeGeneres' Oscars selfie - which was actually taken by Bradley Cooper - has been the talk of the net all week, but it looks as though the famous snapshot is going to run and...

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Ellen DeGeneres' Oscars Selfie Sells TONS of Samsung Galaxy Note 3's (Probably)

by Michael West | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 3rd March 2014

Ok, so we don't know if Samsung has seen a sales spike in their Galaxy Note 3 model since the Academy Awards, but Ellen DeGeneres Oscars selfie wouldn't have hurt interest in the technology giant's...

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Benedict Cumberbatch. Best Oscars Photobomb. EVER.

by Michael West | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 3rd March 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch won the Oscar for best photo-bomb at the 86th Academy Awards for totally spoiling a nice team shot of U2 posing outside the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Bono, The Edge and co...

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McConaissance Is Complete as Matthew McConaughey Wins Oscar for Best Actor

by Michael West | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 3rd March 2014

As we predicted, Matthew McConaughey's remarkable career turnaround is complete after the actor won the Oscar for Best Actor at the 86th Academy Awards for his stunning turn in Dallas Buyers Club. McConaughey played Ron...

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Most Obvious Headline, Ever: Cate Blanchett Wins Best Actress at the Oscars

by Michael West | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 3rd March 2014

As we predicted, Australian actress Cate Blanchett has won the Oscar for best actress at the 86th Academy Awards for Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine. Blanchett was the overwhelming favorite to win the statuette for her...

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'Gravity' Pulls in Best Director Oscar for Alfonso Cuaron

by Michael West | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 3rd March 2014

As expected, and as we predicted, Alfonso Cuaron has won the Oscar for Best Director at the 86th Academy Awards for his work on the stunning 3-D epic Gravity.George Clooney in Alfonso Cuaron's 'Gravity'Cuaron has...

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Jared Leto? That’s Oscar Winner Jared Leto To You

by Michael West | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 3rd March 2014

Jared Leto is now Oscar winner Jared Leto after claiming the Academy Award for best supporting actor. Leto has always been considered the favorite for the Oscar, given his stunning turn as Rayon alongside Matthew...

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Fancy An Outside Bet on The Oscars? The Nominees with Amazing Odds

by Jack de Aguilar | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 1st March 2014

Sitting around with a bunch of friends, eating bad (good) food and trying to guess who’s going to win each category is really fun. But putting some money on the proceedings can add to the...

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Oscars 2014: What Kind of Host Will Ellen DeGeneres Be?

by Jack de Aguilar | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 1st March 2014

There are two of Oscar host: the one who’ll set out to insult as many people whilsy trying not to cross an invisible headline with a view to entertaining the audience at home, and then...

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Ahead of the Oscars, Alfonso Cuaron Claims 'Gravity' is "Not Sci-Fi"

by Michael West | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 28th February 2014

With a clear nod to the fact that no sci-fi movie has ever won Best Picture at the Oscars, the director of 'Gravity', Alfonso Cuaron, has claimed his stunning 3-D epic starring Sandra Bullock and...

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"I'd Like To Thank The Academy", But Who On Earth Are They?

by Sophie Miskiw | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 28th February 2014

"I’d like to thank the Academy" is a phrase we’ve all heard a million times, but who the heck is this mystical ‘Academy’? We’ve always assumed that they were an immortal committee of terrifying movie...

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Ignore the Bookies, It Could Be Leonardo DiCaprio's Year at the Oscars

by Michael West | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 25th February 2014

Let's ignore the bookmakers' predictions for this Sunday's Oscars (March 2, 2014). The people who devise these odds have not seen the movies and base their prices on critics' reviews and public opinion of movies,...

Tags: Leonardo Dicaprio - Matthew Mcconaughey - Christian Bale - Academy Of Motion Pictures And Sciences - Bruce Dern - Chiwetel Ejiofor

For Now, Matthew McConaughey Is Just Playing Matthew McConaughey, Oscar Nominee

by Jack de Aguilar | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 19th February 2014

A great deal has been written about Matthew McConaughey’s ‘career turnaround’ from perennial topless rom-com actor to indie film maestro and small screen true detective. And since the Texas-born 44-year-old started eschewing the mainstream offers...

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From 'Gravity' to Barkhad Abdi - Where The Baftas 2014 Got it Wrong

by Jack de Aguilar | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 17th February 2014

The Baftas delivered on certain promises, collating some of the world’s biggest stars and funneling them down a red carpet, giving a select few the chance to present an award, and, creating talking points as...

Tags: Chiwetel Ejiofor - Steve McQueen - Lupita Nyong'o - Alfonso Cuaron - Sandra Bullock - BAFTA

Dallas Buyers Club Interviews: Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto [Video]

by Jack de Aguilar | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 13th February 2014

A few years ago, it would’ve been nigh-on impossible to imagine Matthew McCaonaughy as an Oscar favourite. But that’s exactly what he is. In fact, he and Jared Leto, who star and stun in Dallas...

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Outlandish Theory: Did Clooney Delay 'Monuments Men' to Avoid Oscars Embarrassment?

by Jack de Aguilar | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 11th February 2014

It wouldn’t be insane to suggest that George Clooney knows good from bad at this point in his career. The silver fox has certainly enjoyed some terrific turns over the decades, and when he’s involved...

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First Oscar Nomination In Years Rescinded Thanks To Composer's "Grassroots Campaign"

by Victoria Pavlova | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 30th January 2014

In a move with very few precedents in the Academy Awards’ 86-year-long history, the Academy’s board of Governors has disqualified a nominee. The song Alone Yet Not Alone, featured in a little-known indie film of...

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The Academy Revokes Oscar Nominated Song 'Alone Yet Not Alone'

by Nick Hill | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 30th January 2014

The board of governors for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have made the shock decision to revoke an Oscar nominated song for the upcoming award ceremony.'Alone Yet No Alone', the soundtrack to...

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Matthew McConaughy's Journey From Topless Rom-Commer to Oscar Contender

by Jack de Aguilar | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 17th January 2014

Matthew McConaughy is on a real hot streak right now, proving that reputations can be shaken almost as quickly as they’re gained in the fickle entity that is Hollywood. Following up his moving performance as...

Tags: Matthew Mcconaughey - Woody Harrelson - Academy Of Motion Pictures And Sciences - Leonardo Dicaprio - Chiwetel Ejiofor

Angelina Jolie To Receive Oscars' Humanitarian Award For Philanthropic Dedication

by Holly Williams | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 6th September 2013

Angeline Jolie will be honoured with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award for her extraordinary charity work over the years.The award is given by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences every year as part...

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