Academy Awards News

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What Does It Take to Get Your Oscar Nomination Disqualified?

feedproxy.google.com – Even during the hazy early morning announcements, it stuck out – a nomination for a film no one had ever heard of for a song no one had ever heard of in a particularly (and literally) vocal category. The Oscar nomination for Best Song for “Alone Yet Not Alone,” as performed by Joni Eareckson Tada with music by Bruce Broughton and lyrics by Dennis Spiegel and from the film Alone Yet Not Alone (because why not?) was weird from the start, and the truth behind it was swiftly outed by the eagle-eyed and –eared. 7 years 43 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Oscars 2014 to celebrate The Wizard of Oz 75th anniversary

rss.feedsportal.com – Academy Awards will pay tribute to film, which was nominated six times in 1939. 7 years 44 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Oscar Confirms 3 Producers for '20 Feet From Stardom'

variety.com – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has determined that Morgan Neville, Gil Friesen and Caitrin Rogers are the individual nominees for the documentary feature “20 Feet from Stardom.” Neville is the director and all three are listed as producers in the film’s credits. Academy rules state “A maximum of two persons may be... 7 years 45 weeks ago via brucelee
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Visual Effects Protest Planned for the Oscars (Exclusive)

thewrap.com – Visual effects workers are planning a demonstration in Los Angeles next month to protest foreign tax subsidies they argue are destroying their industry, TheWrap has learned. The event is being billed as the March in March and will be tied to the Oscars. It comes after a similar grass-roots protest drew more than 400 people at last year’s Academy Awards.

7 years 45 weeks ago via theothersenhman

The Download: Oscars Nominations, Armond White, and Johnny Depp as Doctor Strange

1:27 PM 1/19/2014 by Binh Ngo
Oscars
In week's Download, we talk a little about the Oscar nominations that came out this past Thursday, the Armond White incident, and the possibility of Johnny Depp playing a powerful mystic in Marvel's Doctor Strange.

What's Popping: 'Man of Steel 2', 'Doctor Strange', Oscar Noms, 'The Shaolin Temple', '24'

12:15 PM 1/19/2014 by Binh Ngo
Superman/Batman
The Man of Steel sequel that will feature Ben Affleck as the new Batman is no longer coming to theaters on July 17, 2015, but will instead move back a year to May 6, 2016. The official reason? The delay will give Zack Snyder and Co. "time to realize fully their vision, given the complex visual nature of the story."
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“We Had No Campaign": Robert Redford Explains His Oscar Snub For 'All Is Lost'

fb.indiewire.com – All season the long, many prognosticators were calling a nomination for Robert Redford for his turn in "All Is Lost" a slam dunk. Not only is hea beloved, veteran actor and the man behind the Sundance Film Festival, the survival picture found him delivering a near wordless performance in a movie that featured only one character: 7 years 45 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Oscars 2014: ‘Nebraska’ screenwriter says his nomination is like an ‘Onion’ headline

insidemovies.ew.com – Screenwriter Bob Nelson is having a good day. “I got an email from Sears saying I got $5 in points, 7 years 45 weeks ago via jetli
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Why Didn't 'The Butler' Land a Single Oscar Nomination?

variety.com – In another year, “The Butler” would have been a shoo-in for multiple Oscar nominations, but it was completely shut out by Academy on Thursday morning. Not only were Oprah Winfrey, Forest Whitaker and its director Lee Daniels all snubbed, it didn’t even show up in categories like makeup (despite the impressive aging of its actors)... 7 years 45 weeks ago via theothersenhman

2014 Oscar Nominations Announced

6:31 AM 1/16/2014 by Jeff Giles
Oscars
Do you enjoy watching beautifully dressed entertainment professionals gather together in a fabulous ballroom and applaud while some of them take home trophies for their work? Then you'll certainly be interested in reading the complete list of nominees for the 86th Academy Awards. Without further ado: BEST PICTURE “12 Years a Slave” “American Hustle” “Captain Phillips” “Dallas Buyers Club” “Gravity” “Her” “Nebraska” “Philomena” “The Wolf of Wall Street” BEST DIRECTOR David O.

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