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The Biggest 2017 Oscar Snubs

The nominations for the 89th Academy Awards were announced recently, and you might have noticed a few missing nominations. Overall, the nominees are pretty close to what most expected, but there were a few big Oscar snubs.

La La Land Ties Record At 89th Academy Awards Nominations

The nominations for the 89th Academy Awards were announced this morning. The big stand out was La La Land, which received 14 nominations, matching the current record set by All About Eve in 1950 and Titanic in 1997. With nominations for Best Picture, Director, Actor, Actress, and Original Screenplay, La La Land could potentially join a small group of three films that have currently won the big five categories. A sweep for La...

Academy Awards Acknowledge 18 Scientific And Technical Achievements

18 Scientific and Technical Achievements will be acknowledged at the annual Scientific and Technical Academy Awards Presentation on Saturday, February 11 at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills. They will be represented by 34 individual academy recipients and five organizations.

Watch First Teaser Of Natalie Portman As Jackie

Come awards season, you will be seeing a lot of Natalie Portman. The new teaser trailer for Jackie was released, and, in little less than two minutes, Portman exhibits such a strong performance and range that we are certain she will get an Oscar nomination -- and maybe even take home her second golden man.Jackie, a film by Chilean director Pablo Larrain, tells the story of the hours and days immediately following John F. Ke...

J.J. Abrams’ Production Company Enacts A Pro-Diversity Hiring System

Star Wars: The Force Awakens director J.J. Abrams had the honor of being one of the people to usher in a more diverse and inclusive cast to the beloved science fiction franchise. Now it looks like he may be trying to do the same in his own production company here on earth, and not in a galaxy far far away.The film maker and producer just

Sam Smith Logs Off Twitter Following Oscars Mishap

As we previously reported, Sam Smith misquoted an interview during his acceptance speech at the Oscars, saying he was the first openly gay man to win the award.We know that isn't true, of course. There have been several out and proud members of the Industry who have won awards for their work.But, instead of admitting his mistake and l...

Fifty Shades Of Grey Sweeps The Razzies

The cast and crew of Fifty Shades of Grey picked up a few extra and less exciting awards...While many people in Hollywood primped and pampered for the big Oscars telecast, the annual Golden Raspberry (Razzie) Awards were doled out to the "worst" performers of the year. Depending on the mood of the person receiving the award, this could be a moment of fun and se...

Complete 88th Annual Academy Awards Winners List

It's the biggest night in Hollywood as every A-list celebrity is in town for the 88th annual Academy Awards. In case you were unable to watch live, here is the complete list of who took home Oscars. The list is ordered as it was presented live.BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY - Spotlight Continuing its winning streak from a day earlier at the Film Independent Spirit Awards, Spotlight wins the first Oscar of the nig...

Will Smith Gives A More Positive Spin On The Oscars Diversity Issue

So much has been said about the Academy Award's lack of diversity in its roster of nominations. It wasn't only this year, of course, but things really came to a head when, once again, there wasn't a single person of color nominated for the four major acting awards. Many have attributed this to the percentage of Academy voters being repo...

Stacey Dash Calls Academy Awards Boycott ‘Ludicrous’

Stacey Dash, star of cult classic Clueless and Fox News contributor, has called the black entertainers boycott of the upcoming Academy Awards, "ludicrous". After the Academy Awards nominations were released last week, prominent black celebrities including Jada Pinkett Smith and Spike Lee have called for a bo...

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