In olden days -- say, 10 years ago -- the Academy Awards were a one-night event. Now Oscar spawns a week of festivities, and while limo companies and florists reap the benefits, the biggest…
Even iTunes is getting into Oscar. Adding to its digital video collection, the download service is offering up this year's five Oscar-nominated live-action shorts. "Six Shooter," "The Last Farm,"…
Voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences must return their completed final Oscar ballots to PricewaterhouseCoopers by 5 p.m. Tuesday.
Naomi Watts and Lily Tomlin have been tapped to present at the 78th annual Academy Awards.
The Grammys stumbled in the ratings; the Golden Globes barely tread water. With that in mind, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences and ABC are spending unprecedented sums on cable, print…
Dolly Parton, Kathleen "Bird" York and Memphis rap group Three 6 Mafia will perform their Oscar-nominated songs at the 78th annual Academy Awards. Parton will perform "Travelin' Thru," for which she…
It was another big night for Pixar and the computer graphics community as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences feted its Scientific & Technical Award winners.
With Oscar ballots due Feb. 28, the furor over some nominees is intensifying. But "Paradise Now" director Hany Abu-Assad is determined to not argue with those petitioning the Academy to revoke the…
Nicole Kidman, Will Smith and Steve Carell have been added as presenters for the 78th annual Academy Awards.
In the current age of the arty hoax -- following the lit scandals of J.T. LeRoy and James Frey -- the latest project to come under scrutiny is the upcoming amnesia docu "Unknown White Male," which…
Indie distrib Magnolia Pictures is teaming with Britshorts' Shorts Intl. unit to release in cinemas this year's Oscar-nominated short films -- both live action and animated -- in advance of Oscar…
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