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Ellen DeGeneres is coming back to host The Oscars again. She managed to make a joke out of the announcement on Twitter, but it’s for real.
Read one out every five minutes between old clips of celebrity roasts and it’ll almost be the real thing.
As it happens. Well, apart from the time lag inherent in the TV broadcast system and however long it takes my little fingers to work.
Less glitz, less glamour, but all the skill and craftsmanship you could hope for.
Stop motion, CG and hand-drawn animation all get a look in.
Prepare yourself for pub quizzes to come.
ILM want to scoop Oscars glory from Weta, and they’ve recruited Earth’s mightiest heroes to help them.
If You Don’t Want To Watch The Oscar Nominations, Watch Spielberg Watching The ’76 Nominations Instead
Will he be nominated for Jaws? Older readers may recall.
James Bond Tribute Set For Oscars, Tina Fey And Amy Poehler Wear Pretty Dresses And Drop Dozens Of Golden Globe Gags
Men in tuxes, ladies in golden dresses.
For your consideration.
All of that Oscars blah blah is pretty dull, I reckon, so let’s put some money on it and liven it up a bit.
The Academy are said to want Jimmy Fallon to host The Oscars next year, and to have made some moves on getting him signed up, but there’s a catch.
Oh dear. Looks like The Academy are in trouble. This whole controversy has been better publicity for The Dictator than any of its trailers. Better in the sense of cash cost and buzz, but also better in sharpening up the …
The Weinsteins have announced a deal with Netflix which ties up many of their foreign language and documentary films exclusively, and for “multiple years.” Interestingly, they’re baiting the hook with The Artist. Not only is this not a foreign language …
George Clooney, say the bookmakers at Ladbrokes, is the favourite to win Best Actor at the Academy Awards this year. They give 5/6 odds on him picking up the wee man for his turn in The Descendents. But before you …
About fifteen minutes ago, Billy Crystal tweeted that he’s the new host for next year’s Oscars: Am doing the Oscars so the young woman in the pharmacy will stop asking my name when I pick up my prescriptions. Looking forward …
As many had expected, Eddie Murphy has decided to step down as host of next year’s Academy Awards. This follows the resignation yesterday of his friend and collaborator Brett Ratner. The beginnings of this unraveling, you probably know, was a …
It’s been a busy week or two for Brett Ratner, gadding about town and promoting his new film Tower Heist. And he’s done it in just the way you might expect: lying about who he has or hasn’t slept with, …