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Lincoln Leads Oscar Nominations

Posted January 10th, 2013 at 10:00 am (UTC-5)
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The Civil War film “Lincoln” leads Academy Awards with 12 nominations, including best picture, while adapted screenplay sensation “Life of Pi” follows close behind with 11. Oscars show host Seth MacFarlane and actress Emma Stone announced the nominees Thursday in Beverly Hills, California on behalf of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The […]

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The Artist Wins Big at Oscar Awards

Posted February 27th, 2012 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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The black-and-white film The Artist was the big winner at Sunday’s 84th Oscar awards, capturing best picture and major awards for its director and lead actor. Frenchman Jean Dujardin won the Oscar for best actor for his role in the film about a struggling silent-era movie star, while Michel Hazanavicius was honored as best director. […]

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Plummer Becomes Oldest Actor to Win Oscar

Posted February 26th, 2012 at 11:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Christopher Plummer became the oldest actor to win an Oscar, as Hollywood gathered Sunday to honor the best films of 2011. The 82-year-old Plummer won the best supporting actor award for his role in Beginners as an elderly widower who embraces his homosexuality. Actress Octavia Spencer Octavia Spencer received a standing ovation when she won […]

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Hugo, The Artist Win Early Oscars

Posted February 26th, 2012 at 9:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Veteran Oscar Host Billy Crystal opened the 84th Oscar awards ceremony Sunday with jokes about his age and attempts to attract a younger audience to the annual show. The segment included a long pause while Crystal, who has hosted the awards show nine times previously, sat silently next to teen music sensation Justin Bieber. The […]

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Scorsese’s Hugo Leads with 11 Oscar Nominations

Posted January 24th, 2012 at 9:40 am (UTC-5)
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The Martin Scorsese 3D adventure movie Hugo has received 11 Oscar nominations, including for best picture, topping the widely-acclaimed, silent film The Artist with the most nominations. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominees Tuesday in Beverly Hills, California. The French-made tribute to Hollywood’s silent movie era, The Artist, won 10 […]

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2012 Oscar Nominations to be Announced

Posted January 24th, 2012 at 7:25 am (UTC-5)
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The French-made film The Artist is expected to be among the contenders for best picture when the nominees for this year’s Academy Awards are announced Tuesday. The critically acclaimed tribute to Hollywood’s silent movie era is one of the favorites for the coveted nomination, after winning the best musical or comedy prize at this month’s […]

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