Posts Tagged 'academy awards'

The Oscars need Chris Rock?!

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Chris Rock Is Exactly What the Oscars Need

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The star, who was criticized for being too harsh as the host of the 2005 Oscars, is just the right choice for a particularly troubled year

What a difference eleven years makes.

After the 2005 Oscars, host Chris Rock was excoriated for being, ...

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OSCARS 2016

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The 2016 Oscars:  Complete Nomination List

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Oscar nominees for the 88th annual awards were announced on Thursday morning live from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences headquarters in Beverly Hills.

The ceremony, hosted by Chris Rock for the second time, will be held ...

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NEIL PATRICK HARRIS WILL HOST ACADEMY AWARDS IN 2015

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LOS ANGELES, CA – Award-winning star of stage and screen Neil Patrick Harris will host the 87th Oscars®, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. This will be Harris’ first time hosting the ceremony. The show will air live on ABC on Oscar® Sunday, February 22, 2015.

“We are thrilled to have Neil host the Oscars,” said Zadan and Meron. “We have known him ...

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Oscars: 7 Things You Didn’t Know About the Envelope’s Surprising Journey

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8:00 AM PST 2/28/2014 by Rebecca Sun (thr.com)
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How many days does it take to count the ballots? Who counts them? Why is the LAPD involved? THR reveals how the winners’ names are kept under wraps until the very moment they’re announced at the podium.

This story first appeared in the March 7 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

There’s something new at this year’s Oscars. Most people won’t notice it, ...

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Academy Report: Oscars Brought in $93.7 Million in 2013

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5:49 PM PST 2/28/2014 by Gregg Kilday

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Oscar-related activities also resulted in $39.8 million in costs for the year.

The Academy Awards and related Oscar activities brought the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences $93.7 million in revenue in 2013, while Oscar–related expenses amounted to $39.7 million. The Academy revealed the numbers in its annual report released Friday.
Overall, the Academy took in $134.4 ...
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