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Academy Awards 2017: Winners List

Academy Awards 2017: Winners List

All of Hollywood was focused on the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday as Jimmy Kimmel hosted the Academy Awards. The most notable moment of the night came at the end of the show as the Best Picture winner was announced incorrectly as La La Land, which in fact was quickly corrected to Moonlight. […]

Academy Awards 2017: The Nominations

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences this morning announced the nominations for the Oscars — unlike previous years the announcement was made using a pre-taped video. La La Land leads with 14 nominations and is followed by Arrival and Moonlight both with eight nominations. The notable first time nominees in the best picture, […]

Academy Awards 2015: The Nominations (LIVE)

This early morning at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, actor Chris Pine, Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, and directors Alfonso Cuarón and J.J. Abrams, have announced the nominations for the 87th Academy Awards, which this year includes all 24 Oscar categories. Oscar Producers Zadan and Meron commented on the nominees saying “Each […]

86th Academy Awards 2014: Winners List (LIVE)

The 86th Academy Awards ceremony, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, will be held in Los Angeles on Sunday, March 2nd. A live updating list of winners from the 86th Academy Awards is below, with winners listed in italic bold and highlighted in RED. NOMINEES & WINNERS Best Picture – American Hustle – Nebraska – Captain Phillips […]

86th Academy Awards: Red Carpet Arrivals Gallery

Idina Menzel To Perform Song Nominee “Let It Go” At The Oscars

Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today that the Tony Award winning singer, songwriter and actress Idina Menzel will, for the first time, perform the Oscar nominated song “Let It Go” for a global television audience at the Oscars. Menzel won a Tony Award for her performance as Elphaba in the original Broadway […]

Academy Releases Statement Regarding “Alone Yet Not Alone” Song Decision

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have just released a statement regarding their decision to revoke the Original Song nomination for “Alone Yet Not Alone” at the 86th Academy Awards. STATEMENT REGARDING “ALONE YET NOT ALONE” SONG DECISION The Board of Governors’ decision to rescind the Original Song nomination for “Alone Yet Not […]

The Academy Revokes Original Song Nomination For Improper Campaigning

On Tuesday night, the Academy’s Board of Governors voted to rescind the Original Song nomination for “Alone Yet Not Alone,” music by Bruce Broughton and lyric by Dennis Spiegel. The decision was prompted by the discovery that Broughton, a former Governor and current Music Branch executive committee member, had emailed members of the branch to […]

86th Academy Awards 2014: Nominees List (LIVE)

A live list of the 86th Academy Awards nominees from the Samuel Goldwyn Theater, at 5:30 a.m. PT today. Find the nominees as they are announced and categories below, with categories highlighted in bold. NOMINEES & CATEGORIES Best Picture – American Hustle – Nebraska – Captain Phillips – Philomena – Dallas Buyers Club – 12 […]

The Book Thief Review

The miraculous adaptation of the bestselling book, The Book Thief tells inquisitive tale of Liesel as she grows up in the heart of Germany throughout the devastating second World War. After the late passing of Liesel’s brother and whilst journeying to her future adopting parents, Liesel discovers her first book at the rail-side funeral of […]

Academy Announces 9 Foreign Features To Advance In Awards On The Foreign Language Shortlist

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has unveiled the much awaited Foreign Language Film Feature shortlist, containing the nine features that will now advance in voting for the Foreign Language Film category at the 86th Academy awards. One seventy-six films had originally qualified in the category although the shortlist has snubbed numerous high […]

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Review

“rest easy sceptics because the immensely talented New Zealander has gone and done it again” When the announcement was made that Peter Jackson was going to turn The Hobbit, a relatively short book into a film of two parts it was met with raised eyebrows. Then it emerged he would add another film to make […]

Acadmey Reveals 10 Live Action Short​s That Will Advance in Os​car Race​

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced a shortlist of 10 live action short films that will advance in the voting process for the 86th Academy Awards. One hundred twenty pictures had originally qualified in the live action shorts category. The 10 films are listed below, with their production companies and directors: […]

AFI Review: Lone Survivor

Witness true acts of courage, devotion and vigorous combat as four members of SEAL Team 10 fight to survive whilst stranded in Afghanistan mountaintops and being hunted by heavily armed hostiles. The Lone Survivor follows Operation Red Wings and is set in June, 2005 where four US Navy SEALs are sent to take down a […]

AFI Review: The Invisible Woman

The superbly tragic tale of The Invisible Woman follows Nelly Ternan as she recounts her secretive relationship with the recently deceased Charles Dickens, through as series of suspenseful and extensive flashbacks that chronicle her life throughout her troubled present. The period drama opens on an empty English beach in the winter and follows Nelly Ternan […]