Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Feb 26, 2013 13:50 EST
Oscars host Seth MacFarlane said Tuesday there is "no way" he will do the show again, after his performance was widely criticized as offensive and dull.
Feb 25, 2013 16:23 EST
Critics blasted Oscars host Seth MacFarlane on Monday for "crudely sexist antics" and peddling "offensive" Jewish stereotypes, as the Academy Awards post mortem got into full swing.
Feb 25, 2013 14:57 EST
The US State Department, still mourning the loss of its diplomats in a bloody attack on a mission in Libya, Monday cheered the Oscar win for "Argo" based on a true life tale of diplomatic bravery.
Feb 25, 2013 14:27 EST
The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) on Monday blasted an Oscars sketch in which potty-mouthed film star bear Ted joked about Jews in Hollywood, calling it "offensive and not remotely funny."
Feb 24, 2013 20:00 EST
He stands only 13.5 inches (34 centimeters) tall and weighs just 8.5 pounds (3.85 kilos) -- but Oscar, in all his bald gold-plated glory, is the holy grail of Hollywood.
Feb 23, 2013 21:29 EST
The stage is set for the 85th Academy Awards on Sunday, with Ben Affleck's Iran hostage drama "Argo" bidding to edge out Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" at the climax of Hollywood's awards season.
Feb 23, 2013 14:52 EST
A Ukrainian television prankster who gatecrashed the Grammys has been warned not to try the same at this weekend's Oscars show, according to a lawyer's letter.
Feb 23, 2013 11:30 EST
Hollywood's biggest stars, after weeks of dieting for the Red Carpet, finally get to pick up their cocktail forks again at the glittering banquet that follows Sunday's Academy Awards ceremony.
Feb 21, 2013 16:05 EST
The Oscars duel between Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" and Ben Affleck's "Argo" casts a Hollywood legend against a directing young gun -- but it also shows that Tinseltown's studios are in robust health.
Feb 21, 2013 06:41 EST
Oscar-nominated Palestinian director Emad Burnat lamented that US border guards detained him and his family at the Los Angeles airport as they arrived for the awards show.
Feb 20, 2013 16:57 EST
They are the 85th Academy Awards, the climax of Hollywood's awards season, this coming weekend -- except officially they're not. This year, they've been rebranded to "The Oscars."
Feb 20, 2013 16:25 EST
Oscar-nominated Palestinian director Emad Burnat complained Wednesday that US customs briefly held him as he arrived for the awards, but said his people endure similar problems every day.
Feb 20, 2013 13:40 EST
Palestinian director Emad Burnat was held briefly at Los Angeles' LAX airport as he arrived for the Oscars, where his latest movie is nominated, filmmaker Michael Moore said.
Feb 18, 2013 22:15 EST
Perhaps it is no surprise, given that 2012 was a US election year, but this year's Oscars crop includes a heavy dose of politics -- which has arguably influenced Hollywood's top awards race.
Feb 04, 2013 21:23 EST
The producers of this year's Oscars show said they have no "big red button" to press in case boundary-pushing host Seth MacFarlane oversteps the mark.
Jan 23, 2013 12:32 EST
Grammy-winning British songstress Adele is to perform the Oscar-nominated theme song from 007 blockbuster "Skyfall" at next month's Academy Awards show, organizers said Wednesday.
Jan 10, 2013 23:33 EST
Steven Spielberg's taut political drama "Lincoln" won the Oscars election with 12 nominations for the Academy Awards, the climax of Hollywood's annual prizes season.
Jan 10, 2013 15:40 EST
Steven Spielberg's taut political drama "Lincoln" won the Oscars election Thursday with 12 nominations for the Academy Awards, the climax of Hollywood's annual prizes season.
Jan 10, 2013 09:15 EST
Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" earned the most Oscar nominations with 12, ahead of Ang Lee's "Life of Pi," with 11 nods, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Thursday.
Jan 09, 2013 23:09 EST
Steven Spielberg is hoping for good news Thursday as Oscar nominees are unveiled, with his "Lincoln" among frontrunners, albeit in a wide field as Hollywood's awards season enters the home straight.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences|
|Formation||May 11, 1927|
|Headquarters||Beverly Hills, California, USA|
|Location||8949 Wilshire Boulevard|
Beverly Hills, California 90211