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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.

Jeff Bridges to play concert at The Paramount in New York

Huntington - Jeff Bridges and his band, The Abiders, will be touring this summer, and one of their stops will be in Long Island, New York.

Premier League Preview: Chelsea is built to conquer England

Many questioned Jose Mourinho’s vocal dismissal of Chelsea’s title hopes following their impressive 1-0 triumph over Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium last February.

'Apes' will rule the planet; Oscar buzz will sound for 'Boyhood'

UPDATE: "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" opened to a solid $27.7 million on Friday and is indeed beating expectations. Now, it may take in around $70 million for the weekend.

Joachim Low outwits Scolari as Germany batters Brazil

Germany’s victory over Brazil will be remembered for years to come in what proved to be a straightforward tactical battle.

World Cup 2014 Preview: Brazil vs Germany

The last time Brazil and Germany met in the World Cup, Luiz Felipe Scolari guided the hosts to their fifth triumph in Japan.

Brazil — Chile preview: Can Chile avenge past World Cup defeats?

Chile will encounter a familiar foe on their road to their first World Cup triumph as they have a date with hosts Brazil.

Mexico's defensive organization stifles Brazil

The key component in Mexico’s impressive group stage results thus far has been their pressing and defensive organization.

Review: Idina Menzel wows New York City's Radio City Music Hall Special

New York - On June 16, Tony award-winning actress Idina Menzel (best-known from "Wicked") performed a sold-out concert at New York City's Radio City Music Hall.

Oscar-nominated actress and civil rights activist Ruby Dee dies

New Rochelle - On June 11, 2014, the American entertainment industry lost Oscar-nominated actress Ruby Dee. She was 91 years old and she passed away at her home in New Rochelle, New York, from natural causes.

Brazil's Oscar shines bright against Croatia

For the first 15 minutes, Brazil's World Cup aspirations were quickly questioned due to the lack of a creative link in midfield. Guile and penetration were anonymous, and Luiz Felipe Scolari desperately required a leader to make a difference.

Bringing a robot romance to life Special

Toronto - DJ Kid Koala returns to the Luminato Festival in Toronto for a second consecutive year, this time with a live version of his graphic novel, 'Nufonia Must Fall.' The performance will integrate music, puppetry, and a live filming, projected for audiences.

Op-Ed: Brazil is capable of meeting high expectations at World Cup

Brazil needs to win this summer's World Cup. Unlike other nations competing in football’s global showcase, second place is not an option for Luiz Felipe Scolari’s men.

Lupita Nyong'o Cast in Star Wars: Episode 7

The rumor mill can finally quell its churning — after much speculation, Lupita Nyong'o is finally confirmed to play a role in the newest installment of the "Star Wars" franchise.

South Africa prepares itself for Oscar Pistorius trial

Cape Town - From tomorrow onwards and for the next few weeks, the news from South Africa will most likely be dominated by the court case against Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius.

Philip Seymour Hoffman mourned by actors at private funeral

New York - The late Academy Award winner Philip Seymour Hoffman was mourned by his fellow actors at a private funeral mass that was held on February 7, 2014 at St. Ignatius Loyola Parish on 980 Park Avenue in New York City.

Review: 'The Great Beauty' is only pretty on the outside Special

‘The Great Beauty’ follows an aging man who finds himself taking stock of his fast-paced lifestyle, and turning his wit on himself and his contemporaries.

Chelsea dominate central areas in FA Cup victory against Stoke

Chelsea’s shocking away loss at Stoke City in early December left Jose Mourinho questioning his side’s overall approach.

Review: Cate Blanchett mesmerizes in 'Blue Jasmine,' Oscar-worthy acting

Cate Blanchett won the Golden Globe award for "Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture- Drama" for her portrayal of Jasmine in "Blue Jasmine."

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.

Legendary actor Peter O'Toole dies at 81

Peter O'Toole's agent confirmed on Sunday that the Oscar-nominated actor, 81, passed away yesterday at London's Wellington Hospital after a long illness.

Review: Judi Dench amazes as 'Philomena' in new film by Stephen Frears Special

Academy award-winning actress Judi Dench gives a spell-binding performance as Philomena Lee in the new film, "Philomena," which came out on November 27 in the United States.

Review: Lisa Matassa soars on new video for 'I Won't Ask' Special

Long Island country songstress Lisa Matassa posted the official video for her latest single "I Won't Ask" on her official YouTube page on November 1.

In Memoriam: Award-winning actress Julie Harris (1925-2013)

On August 24, 2013, the acting world says goodbye to one of its finest talents: veteran Broadway and television actress Julie Harris.

'The Great Gatsby' opens big but 'Iron Man 3' still wins

With "The Great Gatsby" having a great opening weekend, it wasn't enough to stop the power of "Iron Man 3." But, the box office benefits in a big way as the top two films raked it in and sent the summer box office season sailing.

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 2013 list of winners

This year's Best Picture award announcement came with a surprise: The First Lady Michelle Obama announced the award via video hook-up. While the Best Picture award went to "Argo," Academy voters gave "Life of Pi" four trophies and "Argo" three.

Disney's 'Paperman' wins Oscar for Best Animated Short (Video)

Disney's "Paperman," the story of a young and lonely office worker who sets out to win the love of a woman he met during his early morning commute to office won the Oscar for Best Animated Short Film at the 85th Annual Academy Awards.

Video: 'Fresh Guacamole': Shortest film nominated for an Oscar

Los Angeles - With most films which are nominated for the Oscars running for often more than 2.5 hours, "Fresh Guacamole" is a film with a difference at just 100 seconds long. Now the Oscars are done, the article is updated with the actual film.

Review: ‘A Royal Affair’ is noble viewing Special

‘A Royal Affair’ is a period drama set in 18th century Denmark, based on the true story of Queen Caroline Mathilda and the royal physician Johann Friedrich Struensee who cuckolded mad King Christian VII.
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