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  • Oscar Nominations: ‘Oppenheimer’ Tops With 13, With ‘Poor Things’, ‘Killers Of The Flower Moon’ And ‘Barbie’ Close Behind – Full List

    01/23/2024 8:24:33 AM PST · by sphinx · 69 replies
    Deadline ^ | January 23, 2024 | Mike Fleming Jr, Patrick Hipes
    Best Picture American Fiction Ben LeClair, Nikos Karamigios, Cord Jefferson and Jermaine Johnson, Producers Anatomy of a Fall Marie-Ange Luciani and David Thion, Producers Barbie David Heyman, Margot Robbie, Tom Ackerley and Robbie Brenner, Producers The Holdovers Mark Johnson, Producer Killers of the Flower Moon Dan Friedkin, Bradley Thomas, Martin Scorsese and Daniel Lupi, Producers Maestro Bradley Cooper, Steven Spielberg, Fred Berner, Amy Durning and Kristie Macosko Krieger, Producers Oppenheimer Emma Thomas, Charles Roven and Christopher Nolan, Producers Past Lives David Hinojosa, Christine Vachon and Pamela Koffler, Producers Poor Things Ed Guiney, Andrew Lowe, Yorgos Lanthimos and Emma Stone, Producers...
  • Jewish entertainers including David Schwimmer and Debra Messing excoriate the Oscars for excluding Jews from its new diversity standards brought in after George Floyd's death

    01/10/2024 6:54:53 PM PST · by Angelino97 · 43 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | January 10, 2024 | Ishita Srivastava
    Over 260 Jewish Hollywood artists have sent the Academy Awards a letter claiming that they are being excluded from its diversity standards. The letter, which states the exclusion is 'discriminatory,' was created by the Jew in the City's Hollywood Bureau for Jewish Representation and was sent to the Academy yesterday. It has been signed by actors including David Schwimmer, Debra Messing, Ginnifer Goodwin, Mayim Bialik and Josh Gad; comedians, writers and producers. In 2020, notably after George Floyd's death, the Academy issued a set of 'standards' as part of its diversity initiative. These standards recognized commonly 'underrepresented' identities, including women,...
  • Jimmy Kimmel to Host Oscar Awards Show That Almost No One Will Watch

    11/16/2023 7:55:19 PM PST · by dynachrome · 33 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 11-16-23 | Mike LaChance
    Left wing late night host Jimmy Kimmel will be hosting the Oscar Awards again this year, which would be a big deal if anyone still watched the Oscars. Ratings for the show have been on a steady downward decline for years for reasons which seem obvious to everyone except people in Hollywood. America stopped paying attention because people don’t want to be lectured about politics from rich liberals who live in a bubble.
  • The Oscars: Have You Ever Heard of an Asian 'Identifying' as Asian?

    03/14/2023 9:44:17 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 40 replies
    Townhall ^ | 03/14/2023 | Matt Vespa
    The one year I don’t go to the movies, the Asians dominate the 95th Academy Awards. The film Everything Everywhere All at Once scored seven wins, including Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Director, and Best Original Screenplay. I have yet to see the film, but any movie that combines the immigrant experience with the multiverse (not MCU) must be quite the trip. The plot revolves around a Chinese immigrant laundromat worker who must set things right in several parallel universes featuring herself to avoid a calamity. It has historic for actress Michelle Yeoh, the first Asian woman to win in...
  • The Full List of Oscar Best Picture Winners

    03/13/2023 1:56:49 PM PDT · by Jeff Chandler · 47 replies
    The full list of Oscar best picture winners:2022 - "Everything Everywhere All at Once" 2021 - "CODA" 2020 - "Parasite" 2019 - "Green Book" 2018 - "The Shape of Water" 2017 - "Moonlight" 2016 - "Spotlight" 2015 - "Birdman" 2014 - "12 Years a Slave" 2013 - "Argo" 2012 - "The Artist" 2011 - "The King's Speech" 2010 - "The Hurt Locker" 2009 - "Slumdog Millionaire" 2008 - "No Country for Old Men" 2007 - "The Departed" 2006 - "Crash" 2005 - "Million Dollar Baby" 2004 - "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" 2003 - "Chicago"...
  • CNN Edits Out Oscar Winner's Slap At Don Lemon For His 'Past Her Prime' Insult

    03/13/2023 10:10:44 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 23 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    In a transparent attempt to protect beleaguered co-host Don Lemon, CNN This Morning committed very flagrant bias by omission. At last night's Oscars ceremony, Best Actress winner Michelle Yeoh, 60, capped her acceptance speech by saying [video]: "Ladies, don't let anybody tell you you are ever past your prime." Yeoh's statement was a clear slap at Don Lemon. CNN recently suspended Lemon and subjected him to sensitivity training for having insisted that Nikki Haley, 51, "isn't in her prime."But in CNN This Morning's Oscars coverage today, the show cut out the part of Yeoh's speech in which she uttered her...
  • John Travolta Gets Choked Up Introducing Emotional 2023 Oscars 'In Memoriam' Tribute Featuring Lenny Kravitz

    03/13/2023 10:09:38 AM PDT · by Beowulf9 · 24 replies ^ | March 12, 2023 | Zach Seemayer‍
    Gone but not forgotten. The 2023 Oscars took time to share some love and respect for all of the beloved entertainment icons who died over the last year during the show's gala ceremony. John Travolta took to the stage at the iconic Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday, to introduce the emotional In Memoriam segment, featuring a performance from Lenny Kravitz.
  • The 2023 Academy Award Winners: The Full List [For those who are interested]

    03/13/2023 8:02:40 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 59 replies
    Vulture ^ | 03/13/2023 | Jason P. Frank
    Winning an Oscar is a big deal for many reasons, but most important, your name will now have the words Academy Award winner before it in every trailer you appear in for the rest of your life. So that’s nice. Plus you get a really cool gold paperweight and/or bathroom décor. This year, a whole new crop of actors, producers, editors, screenwriters, designers, and more earned their special pre-fixes at the 95th Academy Awards. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, sans exclamation point, the evening saw Everything Everywhere All at Once, who walked into the ceremony riding high after receiving the most...
  • Michelle Yeoh Tweets, Deletes ‘Forbidden’ Post About Oscars Nominee Cate Blanchett

    03/08/2023 1:08:25 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 32 replies
    New York Post ^ | March 8, 2023 | Jack Hobbs
    Michelle Yeoh may have violated the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' "References to Other Nominees" rule after posting Vogue article about fellow Best Actress nominee and two-time Oscar winner Cate Blanchett. SNIP "Detractors would say that Blanchett’s is the stronger performance — the acting veteran is, indisputably, incredible as the prolific conductor Lydia Tár — but it should be noted that she already has two Oscars,” read the article. “Meanwhile, for Yeoh, an Oscar would be life-changing: Her name would forever be preceded by the phrase ‘Academy Award winner,’ and it should result in her getting meatier parts,...
  • The 2023 Oscar Nominee Gift Bag Has a Whopping Six-Figure Value

    03/07/2023 12:13:33 PM PST · by DallasBiff · 45 replies
    InStyle ^ | 3/6/23 | Tessa Petek
    The favors seem to get even more outrageous with every passing awards season, and the 2023 package is valued at a whopping six-figures, with plots of land in Australia, luxury vacations to Italy and Canada, Art Lipo body sculpting, facial rejuvenation procedures from Dr. Konstantin Vasyukevich, and more lavish items. So, even if the artist isn't walking away with the golden trophy, it's safe to say they are not going home empty handed. "We are excited and proud to once again be creating what is known worldwide as the ultimate swag bag," Distinctive Assets founder Lash Fary said in a...
  • The Downfall of the Oscars

    01/27/2023 8:30:54 AM PST · by Signalman · 91 replies
    Bill O' ^ | 1/27/2023 | Bill O'Reilly
    You may have noticed that the Academy Award nominations were announced this week. It is also notable that few cared. That's really too bad because one of America's great cultural contributions to the world is our film industry. Well, it used to be, anyway. Gone are the days of the glamorous movie star and incredible films. Today we have superheroes blowing stuff up and dinosaurs rampaging through San Diego - frightening everybody except the homeless who are not moving from the Gaslight District, no matter what. The televised Oscar show will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, who'd better watch himself,...
  • Oscar Nominations: The Complete List Of Nominees

    01/25/2023 6:40:48 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies
    DEADLINE ^ | 01/25/2023
    When Riz Ahmed and Allison Williams dropped the nominations for the 95th Oscars on Tuesday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences had for the first time in awhile the most wide open and competitive race in years. Oscars Snubs & Surprises: Tom Cruise, Viola Davis, Taylor Swift, David Bowie & Women Directors Spurned Fans of the underdog have rooting interest beyond the surprising and delightful nominations of Brian Tyree Henry’s Best Supporting Actor nom for the film Causeway, and Andrea Riseborough’s Best Actress turn in To Leslie, the latter the result of a grass-roots campaign waged by industry...
  • Chris Rock says he was asked to host the 2023 Oscars — see his response

    08/29/2022 9:26:47 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 13 replies
    New York Post ^ | August 29, 2022 | Erin Keller
    For Chris Rock, returning to the 2023 Oscars would be like returning to the scene of a crime. The 57-year-old comedian told a Phoenix comedy show audience on Sunday that he was asked to emcee next year’s event — but declined the opportunity. According to the Arizona Republic, the “Everybody Hates Chris” alum told the crowd that going back to the Oscars would be like asking Nicole Brown Simpson “to go back to the restaurant” where she left her eyeglasses before she killed, in a reference to the murder trial of O.J. Simpson, who was acquitted in the case.
  • Alec Baldwin defends Chris Rock after Will Smith's Oscars slap

    03/29/2022 7:44:30 AM PDT · by twister881 · 50 replies
    FNC ^ | March 29, 2022 | Melissa Roberto
    Alec Baldwin is siding with Chris Rock after the comedian was slapped by Will Smith at Sunday's Oscars ceremony. "... I'm sorry the Oscars turned into the Jerry Springer show..."
  • Hey Will Smith, Two Words: Dwight Clark

    04/11/2022 3:48:34 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies ^ | April 11, 2022 | Will Alexander
    “Almost everybody wants to be a hero. … Do the thing so improbable, so mind-blowing, that you’ll never be forgotten.” – From Hero in the Zone: Dwight ClarkDuring my 10th-grade year, 1974-75, Dwight Clark was one of the most noticeable 12th graders to walk the halls of Garinger High School in Charlotte, N.C. He was 6 foot 4, oblivious to his good looks, bustling with good energy, and everywhere. Especially in sports. He starred on our baseball team, our basketball team but shined brightest as quarterback of our football team, the Garinger Wildcats. With all the attention, you never got...
  • Will Smith Banned From Oscars For 10 Years

    04/08/2022 12:51:15 PM PDT · by Ahithophel · 51 replies ^ | April 8, 2022 | Anthony D'Alessandro
    With their options rather limited, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Board of Governors have just decided that Will Smith will not be able to attend the Oscars for 10 years for slapping Chris Rock on-stage at the 94th Academy Awards on March 27. “The Board has decided, for a period of 10 years from April 8, 2022, Mr. Smith shall not be permitted to attend any Academy events or programs, in person or virtually, including but not limited to the Academy Awards,” said AMPAS president David Rubin and CEO Dawn Hudson of Smith’s “unacceptable and harmful behavior”...
  • BREAKING NEWS: Will Smith is BANNED from the Oscars for 10 years for slapping Chris Rock - but will be allowed to keep his award for Best Actor

    04/08/2022 12:13:08 PM PDT · by Albion Wilde · 109 replies
    UK DailyMail ^ | April 8, 2022 | Jennifer Smith
    The academy's 9,000 members had been 'completely split' on the decision There were 'hundreds of WhatsApp groups' where they were arguing over it Smith slapped host Chris Rock on March 27 for making a joke about his wife Jada Pinkett Smith's shaved head He later won the Oscar for Best Actor for his role in King Richard Smith apologized for the violence, and Jada said she wished he hadn't slapped Rock Rock has been quiet on the controversy, saying only that he was 'processing' it Hollywood was split on whether or not the actor should get to keep his award
  • Will Smith not permitted to attend Oscars for 10 years

    04/08/2022 12:10:18 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 46 replies
    Fox News ^ | 4/8/22 | Melissa Roberto , Stephanie Nolasco
    Will Smith is not allowed to attend the Oscars for 10 years, Fox News Digital has learned on Friday.
  • MSNBC host: 'Utterly ridiculous to center' Oscars slap discourse around 'opinions of White folks'

    04/05/2022 2:56:14 PM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 53 replies
    FoxNews ^ | April 5, 2022 | Lindsay Kornick
    MSNBC's Tiffany Cross offered the latest racial take on the Oscars slap during her Saturday show. The "Cross Connection" host was the latest media figure to discuss actor Will Smith slapping comedian Chris Rock at the 94th Academy Awards after the latter made a joke about the former’s wife. While Cross argued that people were "tired of talking about it," her panel, which included TheGrio columnist Michael Harriot and actress Yvette Nicole Brown, explained to viewers why White people should "sit this one out." "It was about how Black people relate to each other," Harriot explained "It’s hard to explain...
  • Will Smith’s Contracts Get Pulled After Academy Awards Slap

    04/04/2022 1:52:45 PM PDT · by Bon of Babble · 99 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 4/03/2022 | LEENA NASIR
    Netflix and Sony have stepped away from their projects with Will Smith a week after he slapped Chris Rock at the Academy Awards.