Email
Password
Remember meForgot password?
Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter
Connect your Digital Journal account with Facebook or Twitter to use this feature.

Ampas News

Harry Belafonte, Maureen O'Hara among honorary Oscar winners

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the recipients of the honorary Oscars. That means an announcement of a host cannot be too far away.

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.

Oscars to be held Feb. 22, 2015

After moving to March to avoid all competition with the Winter Olympics, The Oscars will be back in February, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today.

'300: Rise of an Empire' dominates; Oscar winner back in top ten

As noted below, the weekend's true big story was for another film besides the victor and the runner-up. "The Grand Budapest Hotel" grabbed a whopping $202,792 per screen average. It was only in 4 theaters.

Op-Ed: 'Non-Stop' wins, 'Frozen' over $1 billion and Oscars are ready

A tight race at the box office is reflecting what is happening when the subject of movies comes up these days. With "Non-Stop" and "Son of God" in a tight race, this weekend also sees another one on a bigger scale - the Oscars

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.

Oscar presenters announced

The 2014 Oscar presentation, set for Sunday (March 2), will be a star-studded show packed with performances. The complete list of presenters have been announced.

'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.

'The LEGO Movie' built to last as it wins again

UPDATE: The Presidents' Day holiday will not change the top three at the box office but it makes the headlines and stories all the more confusing.

All Oscar nominated songs to be performed on show

A competitive field awaits the song category at the upcoming Oscars and each will be performed on the show come March 2.

Lunch honors Oscar nominees; Idina Menzel to perform on show

Beverly Hills - Stars were shining as the annual Oscar nominees luncheon was held in Beverly Hills. It was a day when all the nominees came together without worrying about winning and losing.

Oscar contenders banking on box office bounce as stars react, too

There is a Catch-22 as movies get set to open this weekend on the heels of the Oscar nominations. Four wide releases enter, but the nominated films will steal many headlines.

Oscars: 'Gravity' and 'American Hustle' lead with 10 nominations

Beverly Hills - "American Hustle" and "Gravity" lead the way with 10 nominations each as the Oscar nominations were announced live Thursday morning.

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.

'The Legend of Hercules' opens; Oscar poster revealed

As January rolls, the movie pickings are a bit slim with new wide releases. This weekend is no exception. "The Legend of Hercules" is the lone wolf on that front.

Three first-timers included in Directors Guild of America picks

Los Angeles - Films do not direct themselves and on that note, the Directors Guild of America today (Jan. 7) announced their nominations. Of the five top directors chosen, three are first-time nominees.

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.

Oscar promo released and foreign film shortlist announced

Beverly Hills - Oscar host Ellen DeGeneres and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have released the first promo for the show.

Oscars: Logo unveiled, museum to open and 298 films are eligible

Beverly Hills - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) is honoring its heritage as in unveiled its new logo. It was also announced that 298 films are eligible for the 2013 Academy Awards.

SAG Awards: '12 Years a Slave' leads with four nominations

When a few award nominations in Hollywood are announced, it means an early wake up call. That is true for the SAG Awards, which were announced live this morning (Dec. 11)

'Frozen' douses the flames of 'Catching Fire'

After two weeks at the top,"Catching Fire" slipped on the ice of "Frozen." Without a major new release in the way, "Frozen" does indeed take over, at least for now, to the tune of $31.6 million. "Catching Fire" is second with $26.3 million.

'Frozen' and 'Catching Fire' battle again; top films listed

Nobody will break the ice of "Frozen" or douse the flames of "Catching Fire" this weekend at the box office. So, it is up to them to battle it out again.

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.

'Frozen' opens solid; 'Catching Fire' sets Thanksgiving record

UPDATE: It was a stuffed Thanksgiving day for movie-goers as the gobbled up tickets in record fashion. "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" ate up $14.9 million on Thanksgiving while "Frozen" took in $11.9 million.

'12 Years a Slave' leads Independent Spirit nominations

The powerful slave drama "12 Years a Slave" leads all films as the Independent Spirit Award were announced today (Nov. 26). The film nabbed seven nominations.

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.

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.

'Ender's Game' knocks down 'Bad Grandpa'

With "Ender's Game" game taking over the top spot at the box office, some will rejoice while others will look at "Last Vegas" and think that could actually be a bigger winner.
  1 2 3 Next»

Set up a news alert for

Ampas


Ampas Image

Always something happening in the world of Oscars.
Always something happening in the world of Oscars.
AMPAS
image:163909:0::0
Group shot of Oscar nominees.
Group shot of Oscar nominees.
AMPAS
image:106260:1::0
See it outdoors.
See it outdoors.
AMPAS
image:131766:0::0
Science and movies.
Science and movies.
AMPAS
image:141678:0::0

Corporate

Help & Support

News Links

copyright © 2014 digitaljournal.com   |   powered by dell servers