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Oscar Scuttlebutt: What are the Odds?

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So now we have the nominations for 2014 Oscar ceremony, but let's face it, some people have better chances than others. Let us face that Christian Bale, as talented as he is, doesn't stand a snowball's chance it heck at winning the best Actor Oscar, even though he's nominated. So, let's eliminate the unlikies, and break it down to who stands the best chance of winning.

The 86th Academy Awards Nominees Are...

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The day is finally here—early this morning, the nominees for the 86th Academy Awards were announced.  Unsurprisingly, American Hustle, Gravity, 12 Years a Slave, The Wolf of Wall Street, and Nebraska were all well-recognized.  Surprisingly, Inside Llewyn Davis, The Butler, Captain Phillips, Saving Mr. Banks, and...

Oscars 2014 Trailer Dances Its Way Online

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This year's campaign about the upcoming Oscars must be eager to erase the past dealings with Seth MacFarlane, leaning back into the more clean cut song-and-dance routine, or at least that's the impression this first trailer gives us. The 2014 Oscars is still a couple months away and apparently we shouldn't forget about that.

Ellen DeGeneres Set To Host The 2014 Oscars

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Since the fall movie season is right around the corner, it makes total sense that we would find out who would end up hosting next year's Oscars. Seth MacFarlane's Oscar hosting received mixed reviews, so would they go ahead and rely on somebody who's hosted once before? It looks like the Academy is definitely going to dip back into their pool of previous Oscar hosts as they...

Academy Awards VOTD: Jimmy Kimmel Returns With Celebrity-Packed 'Movie: The...

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If there's anything Jimmy Kimmel loves more than hating on Matt Damon, it's hanging out with his celebrity friends. Last year following the Academy Awards, the late night host debuted Movie: The Movie, a star-studded parody that pocked fun at every movie from the previous year. This year, following the awards ceremony, he made a sequel with even more celebrities...

The 85th Annual Academy Award Winners

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It's finally Oscar Sunday, and many of us couldn't be happier. The town of Los Angeles has just been buzzing with anticipation all week as we all quietly make bets over who will win at this year's 85th Annual Academy Awards. Now the winners will finally be announced and we hope there's a couple of upsets in the mix. If the likes of Ben...

Oscar Scuttlebutt: Last Minute Oscar Predictions

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This weekend we're finally going to find out who will be awarded a shiny new Oscar for their outstanding work in Hollywood. You can cross your fingers, hoping your favorites will go home with the trophy under their arms but it's going to be a close race. The threat of an upset always looms overhead. Since we're all speculating over who could win on Sunday, I'll be running down my own list of...

Oscar Scuttlebutt: Oscar Reactions, Surprises And Snubs

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The past few hours have been exciting to say the least. Early this morning movie lovers were greeted by Seth MacFarlane and Emma Stone as they announced the 2013 Academy Awards nominees. As usual, the internet completely blew up with mixed reactions on which lucky filmmakers and actors made the cut. Let's run down some of the best and worst of the nominations, along with some happy reactions...

The 2013 Academy Award Nominees Are...

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It's the most wonderful time of the year. No, we're not referring to Christmas, but for Hollywood it's the closest thing to it. We're talking about none other than the 2013 Academy Awards. Each year movie editors, cinematographers, filmmakers and actors get their chance to win the Oscar. This year the race just got a little bit more interesting.

Directors Guild Nominations: Tom Hooper is In, Quentin Tarantino is Out

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Though the award itself is not as important as the Oscar (in the scheme of things), when the Directors Guild of America puts out their nominations, it's a bellwether for the nominations (which will be coming  January 10), and now we have a pretty clear view of the field. The nominees are: Ben Affleck for Argo, Kathryn Bigelow for Zero Dark...

'The Hobbit: An Unpected Journey' Offers One Last Video Blog

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So it gets down to it. Though December hasn't started yet, we're only a couple of days away from the first screenings of Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, and with prestige pictures like Les Miserables and Zero Dark Thirty having screened this weekend, it means the only big holdout is this and...

The Oscars Have Changed The Rules For Best Original Song

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Ahead of next year’s Academy Awards ceremony, the Oscars have changed the rules for Best Original Song, so that there must always be five nominees – as opposed to last year’s two. We say it’s about time. They've also renamed one of the production categories. Read on for more.

Jimmy Fallon In Talks To Host Next Year's Oscars

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Fan of the more fun and light-hearted Oscar ceremonies? Well, in that case we’ve got some good news for you; apparently Jimmy Fallon, host of the infectiously energetic Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, is in talks to host next year’s Academy Awards broadcast, and is sure to bring some laughter, energy and added extra sparkle to the already glittering annual awards...

Sean Young Arrested At Post Oscars Party, Demands Apology From The Academy

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Actress Sean Young was arrested on Sunday night following the Oscars, apparently for trying to enter a post Oscars party that she was not inviting to, in a move which California lawbooks unofficially refer to as “Lindsay Lohaning.”  Now, she’s demanding an apology for the debacle, and threatening a lawsuit.

Oscars 2012: A Wrap Up

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In a year with a number of great movies, The Oscars mostly went for comfort food over bold decisions, but what else is to be expected at this point? It's hard to be upset with a voting block that has - time and time again - picked nice and safe and maybe a little political over most of the films that tend to matter. When you look back at 1999, who still thinks American...

Billy Crystal Catches Heat For Appearing On The Oscars In Blackface

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After the release of a study which indicates that most Oscar voters are wealthy white men, how smart a play does it seem to feature the host of the Academy Awards, Billy Crystal (a wealthy white man), in a sketch in which he appears in blackface?  Well, it’s a play that the Oscars ran with on Sunday night, and it’s catching a bit of criticism (beneath the cacophony about...

VOTD: Sacha Baron Cohen Pours Ash On Ryan Seacrest At The Oscars

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Because it wouldn’t be Oscar night without a few desperate bids for shameless self-promotion, Sacha Baron Cohen did arrive to the Academy Awards telecast, as he was rumored to do, in full costume and character to promote his upcoming film, The Dictator.  And the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences didn’t ban him after all, which led to a briefly...