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Oscars: 323 movies eligible and 79 songs qualify

Many films get released each year and only a select few are Oscar-worthy. And only one became the Best Picture. However, many more are eligible.

L.A. Film Critics hand top prize to 'Boyhood'; director wins, too

Los Angeles - The Los Angeles Film Critics handed "Boyhood" its top prize for 2014 today (Dec. 7). The win means it lands another major award as the season picks up steam.

'Mockingjay' makes it look easy while 'Wild' opens very solid

The holiday season proved too much as it helped derail any hopes of momentum at the box office. But, the box office needs some right now.

Special effects Oscar hopefuls move on, but two glaring omissions

Two glaring omissions are worthy of note when looking at the shortlist for special effects Oscar hopefuls. Those still in it are 10 films that many have seen over the last year.

National Board of Review top prize goes to 'A Most Violent Year'

New York - The National Board of Review has just served up some interesting winners on the road to Oscar glory. Besides a tie for the top acting prize, their best film went to "A Most Violent Year."

Gotham honors 'Birdman' and 'Boyhood' with top awards

New York - "Birdman" wins best feature while "Boyhood" wins audience award as the Gotham Independent Film Awards were handed out tonight (Dec. 1). Earlier today, the New York Film Critics Circle named "Boyhood" best film.

IPA hands 'Birdman' 10 nods; Canada lands with 'Mommy'

The International Press Academy (IPA) has given "Birdman" 10 nominations which were announced today as award season is kicking into gear. These are known as The Satellite Awards.

New York Film Critics name 'Boyhood' best film of the year

The New York Film Critics Circle named "Boyhood" the best film of 2014, it was announced today (Dec. 1). "Boyhood" was filmed over a 12-year span.

'Birdman' soars with six Independent Spirit Awards nods

Los Angeles - The 30th Film Independent Spirit Awards today (Nov. 25) announced the nominations for its best of the year. "Birdman" leads the way with six nominations.

'Dumb and Dumber To' aims for laughs but holdovers in the way

It is the box office calm before the storm as the world awaits "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1" next week. But, one must first get through this weekend as it looks for laughs and hoping for holdover success.

20 animated features attempt to make qualifying run for Oscar

They are often movies that make money. They are animated films. The one category that blockbuster and Oscar winner often go side by side.

Review: Laughing. Crying. Bleeding. — Maybe. Special

Are you a vampire? Or an outsider, at least? Do you like laughing? What about love? Watch the work of filmmaker Taika Waititi.

Neil Patrick Harris to host Oscars

He is no stranger to hosting gigs, but this will be his first time hosting the Oscars. It was announced today that Neil Patrick Harris will host the Academy Awards in 2015.

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.

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."

'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.

Oscars selfie 'surprise for everyone,' insists Samsung

Los Angeles - Samsung says the Oscars selfie that went viral was a "surprise for everyone," after reports it was part of a pre-planned marketing stunt by the company, a sponsor of the Academy Awards.But the South Korean tech giant, which earned huge publicity when E...

Travolta 'beating self up' over Oscar name mangle

Los Angeles - John Travolta said he has been feeling terrible over his much-ridiculed Oscars mangling of singer Idina Menzel's name -- but concluded she would want him to "Let it Go."The actor triggered a storm of online mockery -- including an app to "Travoltify" y...

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.

Oscars success puts British film industry in limelight

London - Britain's film industry is celebrating a coming of age on after the British-made 'Gravity' and the British-directed "12 Years a Slave" dominated the Oscars.Space drama 'Gravity' owed many of its seven Oscars to the stunning special effects produced by ...

Mexico fetes Cuaron's Oscars, but filmmakers keep feet on ground

As Mexico basks in the glow of its first best director Oscar for Alfonso Cuaron and his blockbuster film "Gravity," a new generation of homegrown filmmakers wonders if the magic of the golden stat...

Oscars telecast audience revised up, highest in 14 years

The audience that tuned in to watch ABC's live telecast of the Oscars hosted by Ellen DeGeneres on Sunday was the show's highest in 14 years after ratings were upwardly revised.

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.

Oscar winners celebrate at Governor's Ball

A sea of Oscar statuettes filled the Governor's Ball on Sunday night as winners chatted, ate and celebrated with the film industry's elite at the official Academy Awards party.

Ellen's Oscar 'selfie' crashes Twitter, breaks record

Is this the year the "selfie" stole the Oscars?

'12 Years a Slave' wins best picture Oscar

The slavery drama "12 Years a Slave" won the best picture Oscar on Sunday, becoming the first film from a black director to win the film industry's top honor in the 86 years of the Academy Awards.

Alfonso Cuaron wins best director Oscar for 'Gravity'

Mexican director Alfonso Cuaron won the Oscar for best director on Sunday for the space thriller, "Gravity," in which an astronaut fights for her survival after being cut loose from her space shuttle.

McConaughey wins best actor Oscar for 'Dallas Buyers Club'

Matthew McConaughey won the Oscar for best actor on Sunday for his role in "Dallas Buyers Club" as a homophobic, rodeo-loving Texan who contracts AIDS and becomes an unlikely savior for gay patients and drug addicts desperate fo...
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Angelina Jolie arrives at the 5th Annual Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Governors Awards in Hollywood November 16, 2013. Jolie is being honored with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award, which is an Oscar statuette at the ceremony
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Oscar's art collection by Marc Friedland
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Seth MacFarlane as host plus it is The Oscars only this year.
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A look backstage at the 2013 Oscars.
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A selfie photo taken by Ellen DeGeneres at the Oscars Sunday night
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