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Academy Awards: Biggest Upsets In Oscar History (PHOTOS)

According to the popular consensus, “The Artist” is going to win every major award at the Oscars this year, including Best Picture. However, there’s always room for an upset. Over the years, there have been plenty of surprise Academy Award winners, from “Crash” beating “Brokeback Mountain” in 2005 to “Rocky” taking out “Network” for Best Picture in 1976.

In honor of this year’s Academy Awards — airing Sunday — let’s take… Continue reading Academy Awards: Biggest Upsets In Oscar History (PHOTOS)

The Trailer for the 84th Academy Awards!

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

January 5, 2012

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences released the trailer for the 84th Academy Awards in conjunction with Funny Or Die. The trailer features host Billy Crystal and cameo appearances by Robin Williams, Josh Duhamel, Megan Fox, William Fichtner and Vinnie Jones.

“We wanted to try something a little

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

December 28, 2011

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has unveiled the poster for the 84th Academy Awards. The art features the iconic Oscar statuette alongside memorable images from eight films spanning eight decades: Gone with the Wind (1939), Casablanca (1943), Giant (1956), The Sound of Music (1965), The Godfather

Last week, director Jafar Panahi’s latest movie was screened at the New York Film Festival, even as an appeals court in his native Iran upheld his sentence, calling for six years of imprisonment and a 20-year ban on filmmaking or travel outside his homeland. He’s one of several of Iran’s most prominent filmmakers who’ve faced harsh sentences in recent weeks. Now, Hollywood has come together in support of the jailed… Continue reading Academy and Other Hollywood Groups Urge Iran to Free Jailed Filmmakers

gyi0063726970 Oprah Hosting the Oscars? Just a Rumor, Says the AcademyWow, have you heard that Oprah Winfrey’s going to host next year’s Oscars?

That’s news to Academy president Tom Sherak, who told The Hollywood Reporter that no talks have taken place with the former talk show queen.

“The camera loves Oprah. Oprah’s a genius. But it’s not true, and I don’t know where that story even came from,” Sherak says.

The story apparently began with a Chicago Sun-Times post that claimed… Continue reading Oprah Hosting the Oscars? Just a Rumor, Says the Academy