When the Academy expanded the best-pic race to include up to 10 contenders, some purists balked. But 2013 is proving the wisdom of that move. In fact, there's so many promising titles that even more…
Oscar Best Song Category
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After years of criticism about its often strange and unfathomable choices in the song category, the Academy's music branch finally dumped its confusing numerical grading in 2012 and returned to the…
Oscar nominees react to the morning announcement
The music branch has finally come to its collective senses.
The original song category at the Oscars will be assured of five nominees going forward, the result of a rules change instituted by the film academy's board of governors.
The film academy's Board of Governors has instituted rules changes that affect the music, foreign language, makeup and visual effects categories for the Oscars.
County crooners, pop stars, Pixar tune gurus and sweet singers compete for Oscar gold.
The numbers tell the tale: Odds are almost 50:1 that any given Best Picture nominee will be a live-action, English-language, fiction feature.
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