Articles Tagged 'Academy Awards'


2016 Academy Award Nominations In Full

Awards season is finally hitting its stride: Today (January 14), the Motion Picture Academy announced its annual nominations for Hollywood’s most coveted trophy. It looks to be a big Oscar year for The Revenant, which leads with 12 nominations, including one for star Leonardo DiCaprio and a somewhat surprise nod for Tom Hardy. Hardy’s Mad […]

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Benedict, Keira, Rosamund and Eddie: the Oscar Nominations 2015

The nominations for the 87th Academy Awards are in, and it looks set to be another exciting night for British talent, with mentions for most of the biggest British talents who had been expected to appear on the list (with the possible exception of Selma‘s David Oyelowo). The Imitation Game did particularly well, being nominated for […]


The Worst Fashion Disaster Of The Oscars 2014

You’ll read a lot today about the various dresses worn by famous actresses, directresses, camerawomen and hair-and-makeupatrixes at the 2014 Academy Awards. It’s a very common reaction to any event of this sort. The nice dresses are racked up on one side of a line, and the non-nice dresses are racked up on the other, […]


WATCH: All Of This Year’s Oscar-Nominated Movies In One Clip

We’re now only a few days away from the 86th Academy Awards, and as usual, there’s a startling array of dazzling movies, directors, actors and actresses all jostling for position on that podium. In fact, there are so many nominations it would take a skilled video editor about a month to pull together a decent […]


Betting on Bond: Which 007s Will Show Up for Oscar Tribute?

Just as bookies all over the world are taking bets on the next Pope, they’re offering wagers on who will win Oscars. British bookmaker William Hill even has a kind of movie version trifecta, a special Lincoln bet bundle. But did you know that there’s a market for betting on aspects of the Academy Awards ceremony […]


It’s Official: Adele to Perform ‘Skyfall’ at Oscars

Britain may have been largely snubbed when nominations were announced for the film industry’s biggest award, but there will be a strong reason for Anglo-fans to tune in to the Academy Awards on February 24. Adele is set to perform her nominated James Bond theme “Skyfall” for the first time before an audience at the […]

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Oscar Nominations: ‘Skyfall,’ Rachel Weisz Among the Many UK Snubs

Every year, the Oscars provide us with a few jaw-collapsing snubs amongst the predictable, safe nominees. But many Oscar watchers were left gagging over the omissions made when the Academy announced this year’s nominees this morning (January 10), particularly in the crowded Best Director field. Among the names left off this year were Argo‘s Ben […]


WATCH: Rachel Weisz Surprised at Her U.S. Awards Season Momentum

British actress Rachel Weisz says she has no idea why her portrayal in the film The Deep Blue Sea has brought her significant awards recognition in the U.S. after having had a relatively modest impact in the U.K. Her performance has made her an awards season contender and she’s flummoxed as to why it’s happened: […]


James Bond to Get Oscar Salute

Don’t be surprised while watching the Oscars telecast on February 24 to hear one of the featured celebrity guests introduce himself as “Bond. James Bond.” Hollywood’s biggest awards show announced today that it will include a special salute in its telecast this year to the British super spy to mark the 50th anniversary of the […]

Nominations: Could This Be Gary Oldman’s Year At The Oscars?

The nominations for the 84th Academy Awards have just been announced, and while it is true that the strict anglophiles among us will struggle to claim another British takeover of Hollywood this year, there is one man who should be feeling pretty pleased with himself right now. Gary Oldman has been nominated in the Lead […]

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