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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.

How Truthful Is Your Favorite “Based On A True Story” Movie?

If it's based on a true story, then the movie must also be true, right?According to data journalist David McCandless and researcher Stephanie Smith, some of it is too good to be true. Working with Information is Beautiful, the duo watched and researched information on 14 of the most recently popular movies that were based on true stories. Using background information like books, articles, fir...

Golden Globes To Become A Real Awards Show

Several rule changes will be coming into effect for the 2017 Golden Globes that will turn the event into a real awards show. Historically, studios have spent money to give the voting members of Hollywood Foreign Press Association special treatment, essentially buying wins for their nominated film or seri...

Is Dave Grohl Finally Going Solo?

The Foo Fighters have long been plagued with rumours of a break-up. I remember seeing them in 2012 at Tennent's Vital and hearing a brief announcement which went along the lines of 'We don't have anymore shows or anything planned, so who knows if we'll be at it again!' While that statement is far from unspooling a banner across the stage emblazoned with "THIS IS OUR LAST SHOW! WE ARE NO LONGER A BAND!", ...

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...

Brie Larson Wins The Oscar And The Hearts Of A Nation

There is no denying that actress Brie Larson had an amazing night at the Oscars. After all, she did win the award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for Room. However, to some, that pales in comparison for the other thing that Larson did on Oscar Sunday…Rewind to Lady Gaga. She gave a stirring per...

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...

Joseph Fiennes Cast As Michael Jackson In Upcoming Film

To the shock of many, actor Joseph Fiennes has been cast as the late Michael Jackson in an upcoming British television movie. Fiennes, who is a well known white, actor, will play the King of Pop alongside Stockard Channing, who will play Elizabeth Taylor and Brian Cox, who will play Marlon Brando.Fiennes, who is best known for his role in the f...

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