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Snatching a page from the Book of Paul the Octopus Oracle, Germany’s beloved cross-eyed opossum — Heidi — is going to attempt to predict the winners at this year’s Academy Awards. On Feb. 27, Heidi will appear on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live via satellite from her home at an European animal sanctuary, where she’ll share [...] Continue reading Heidi The Cross-Eyed Possum To Predict 2011 Oscar Winners

Oscar nominees share lunch, tales of awards season

Jesse Eisenberg joked that Academy Awards season feels like the endless bar mitzvahs he went to when he was 13. Melissa Leo said the road to the … Continue reading Oscar nominees share lunch, tales of awards season

The so-called Oscar Curse that left Best Actress Academy Award winners like Halle Berry, Reese Witherspoon, and Sandra Bullock single not long after winning the most esteemed prize may be more common than you think, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management and Pittsburgh Carnegie Mellon University [...] Continue reading Study: Best Actress Oscar Winners At Greater Risk For Divorce

Oscar snubs and surprises: Who missed the cut?

By Joyce Eng,. . . So what exactly does Christopher Nolan have to do to get an Oscar nomination for best director? The Inception mastermind was… Continue reading Oscar snubs and surprises: Who missed the cut?

The King’s Speech tops Oscar nominations

By Joyce Eng,. . . The King’s Speech leads the 83rd Academy Awards with 12 nominations.. The British drama will vie for best picture alongside… Continue reading The King's Speech tops Oscar nominations