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Oscars invite 271 to join

Los Angeles - Invitations to join The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have been sent out. This time around, 271 artists and executives have been invited to join.

Op-Ed: Oscars event delivers two social media case studies

In the days following the Academy Awards, two social media case studies emerged thanks to Ellen Degeneres' "selfie" and to John Travolta's "Adele Dazeem."

Highest Oscars audience for ten years

Sunday's Oscars ceremony, was watched by 43 million TV viewers in the U.S. This was the highest audience recorded for ten years.

Everything Oscars: From the red carpet to the night's big winners

Los Angeles - The 2014 Academy Awards took place Sunday evening in Los Angeles, at the Dolby Theater, hosted by Ellen Degeneres and filled with all of Hollywood’s biggest and favorite stars, just as expected.

Oscars: '12 Years a Slave' takes top award; 'Gravity' wins seven

"12 Years a Slave" wins best picture as the Oscars just wrapped up in Hollywood. It was a victory for movies tonight with a split between top movie and director. That is something that has now happened two years in a row.

Op-Ed: Who is the big winner at this year's Oscars? — Music

Of all the incredible work represented this year at the Academy Awards, no one item stands above the rest more than the music.

Box office will still tick but Oscars take over

As Oscars commence, the box office takes a back seat but that doesn't mean the turnstiles will not ring up some numbers. One film's audience will not care about the show taking place on Sunday.

Oscar box office tilts toward 'Gravity'

Oscar isn't necessarily about box office but taking a look at the those numbers can open some eyes. Come Oscar time, it is often bantered about that people haven't seen the nominated films.

'The LEGO Movie' wins once again; Pink heads to Oscars

Standing strong after three weeks, "The LEGO Movie" stays on solid ground as it wins the box office again. Its strongest new competition was with "Pompeii" and "3 Days to Kill, but the toys rule.

Bette Midler to perform at the Oscars

Beverly Hills - With the announcement that Bette Midler would be performing at the Oscars® on March 2, what she will be singing will be the next phase.

Oscar theme highlights movie heroes

Beverly Hills - It will be a celebration of movie heroes. It is the Oscars. Producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today (Jan. 14) that movie heroes will be this year's theme.

Oscar nomination voting ends before Golden Globes awarded

Los Angeles - One might think the winners of Sunday's Golden Globes will influence the outcome of the Oscar nominations. But, they will not for one important reason.

Movies: Oscar docs, 'American Hustle' and 'Fast and Furious 7'

Sometimes the most compelling movies each year are the documentaries. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced its 15 films that will advance.

Governors Awards handed out in Hollywood

A private and non-televised event kicked off the Oscar season as the Governors Awards were handed out in Hollywood Nov. 16.

Review: 'The Broken Circle Breakdown' will lift you up and break you down Special

There aren't many films being released these days that will cause an audience to genuinely run the gamut from extreme joy to extreme heartbreak, sometimes within the same scene.

Finalists for animated Oscar taking shape

Beverly Hills - It hasn't opened yet, but "Frozen" may be the animated movie to beat come Oscar time. It has made the list of the 19 animated films that are being considered.

'Jackass: Bad Grandpa' bounces 'Gravity'

A poor showing for "The Counselor" meant a raunchy comedy took over the top spot at the box office with an impressive $32 million. It also knocked out three-time champ, "Gravity."

'Gravity' defies again while '12 Years a Slave' impresses

So far the hype is matching the results for the now three-time box office winner "Gravity." The take for the weekend was $31 million leaving the remake of "Carrie" in a space trail with $17 million.

Record number enter Oscar foreign film category

Beverly Hills - They do not always light up the box office or get the headlines, but this genre of movies makes waves at the Oscars - foreign films.

'Riddick' ready to roll; Governors Awards announced

Beverly Hills - The box office is a wee bit slow but that should change once the fall movie releases start hitting. Do not look for that this weekend, however.

Ellen DeGeneres returns to host the Oscars in 2014

Beverly Hills - The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced Friday that Ellen DeGeneres will return to host the Oscars in March 2014. It will be her second time hosting.

'Pacific Rim' goes up against comic crew; Oscar deadlines listed

"Pacific Rim" is set to pounce as it will try to avoid flop status that has plagued a few movies this summer season. It should face some stiff competition from a comedy.

Student Academy Awards handed out

Beverly Hills - At the end of the day, this comment is correct and perhaps something to digest. Bob Saget won a Student Academy Award in 1978.

Steven Spielberg to head Cannes 2013 jury

Cannes - Academy award-winning director Steven Spielberg will finally head the jury at the Cannes Film Festival. He had long been sought after for the job, but he was always busy, the festival's president Gilles Jacobs posted on Cannes official website.

Video: Going back in time with the 'Best Picture' Oscar winners

As the Oscars are announced once again for another year, an enterprising video-maker has put together clips from all the "Best Picture" winners going back to the year "dot" in Oscar history. Sit back, relax and remember.

Oscars red carpet is well-oiled machine Special

Waking the red carpet at The Oscars is a well-timed and rehearsed show. It also takes some time to get all the details into place.

Op-Ed: The Academy Awards — Predictions, preferences and predilections

We're two weeks away from the biggest, showiest, most controversial American public spectacle of the year. No, not the presidential inauguration – that's over. I'm talking about Hollywood's annual self-smooching love fest, the Academy Awards.

Op-Ed: The five most overrated movies of 2012

It's awards season again in Hollywood. Every year about this time, there's a certain select group of films you've been hearing about, with all kinds of nominations. It's up to the discriminating moviegoer to ask: Which are the least deserving?

Norah Jones to perform 'Best Original Song' nominee at Oscars

Nine time Grammy Award winner, Norah Jones of “Don’t Know Why” fame, will be performing her Oscar-nominated song, “Everybody Needs a Best Friend” at the Oscars on 24 February 2013.

Adele to perform at Oscars

Beverly Hills - Adele will indeed perform at the Oscars come February, it was announced today by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
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