Academy Of Motion Pictures Arts And Sciences

18 Feb 19
World Site News

Image credits: Reuters Pictures Los Angeles: Veteran singer Bette Midler has announced that she will be performing at the upcoming 91st Academy Awards. The 73-year-old singer will perform The Place Where Lost Things Go from “Mary Poppins Returns” at the awards ceremony. “So, (drum roll) Ladies and Gentlemen, I will be chanteusing (that’s singing) on…

18 Feb 19
Owlia's Opinions

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18 Feb 19
Akira Takahashi

Hey, everyone! Takahashi-sensei here. You might’ve been asking yourself every year, “How have things been going in Hollywood?” The answer? It depends. Unless you’re a die-hard comic book or superhero fan looking forward to the next Marvel Cinematic Universe installment, or someone suffering a nostalgia addiction, things have been getting stale in Hollywood(only slightly). The […]

17 Feb 19
Empire and Social Interaction

About 85% of the American population, meaning roughly 180 million people, watch television or movies online each month, with the average viewer watching nearly 13 hours of videos total in the span of just one month. Furthermore, this statistic does not even include those who get their movie viewing in at theaters, which the average […]

17 Feb 19
Movie Minutes

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has gone back on its initial decision to push four Oscar categories– cinematography, hair and makeup, live-action shorts and film editing– to commercial break during the ceremony’s live broadcast this coming Sunday. Via Variety, the move comes following a Thursday night meeting the Academy had with top […]

17 Feb 19
Zackman at the Movies

This month, February 22nd to be exact, marks the 10th anniversary of Heath Ledger posthumously winning the Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for the greatest, and most surprising, cinematic performance I’ve ever seen. His performance as Joker is a major reason why The Dark Knight is still considered the greatest superhero movie ever made, although […]

17 Feb 19
EW.com

Serena Williams may not have anything to do with this year’s crop of Oscar nominees but the world-famous tennis player will have an important role in next Sunday’s Academy Awards. As the New York Times reports, Williams — along with seven other people from “outside the world of entertainment” — will introduce the best picture […]

17 Feb 19
Midlife Crisis Crossover!

Each year since 2009 my wife Anne and I have paid a visit to Keystone Art Cinema, the only fully dedicated art-film theater in Indianapolis, to view the big-screen release of the Academy Award nominees for Best Live-Action Short Film and Best Animated Short Film. Results vary each time and aren’t always for all audiences, […]

17 Feb 19
News Africa Now

February 17, 20193:36 pm LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – First it was the furor over a proposed new “popular” film category, then it was the fiasco over planned host Kevin Hart, and last month the organizers of the Oscars were accused of intimidating celebrities not to present at rival award shows. Last week, another storm erupted […]

17 Feb 19
Deadline

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Friday sent members its annual report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2018, along with a video review of the year. As predicted, the big number was really big: Total assets of the nonprofit rose to $1,073,953,000, up almost 12 percent from 961,531,100 a year […]

17 Feb 19
Luxe-Edit.com

The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars are awards for artistic and technical merit in the film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy’s voting membership. The winners are awarded a copy of a golden statuette, officially […]

17 Feb 19
TV Bracket Installation Services

Just days after unveiling a plan to hand out certain Oscars during commercial breaks, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has decided it will air every Oscars category live after all.  “The Academy has heard the feedback from its membership regarding the Oscar presentation of four awards – Cinematography, Film Editing, Live Action […]

17 Feb 19
Sentinel Colorado

NEW YORK | Bowing to a backlash that had threatened to engulf an already blunder-plagued Academy Awards, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Friday reversed its decision to present four awards during the commercial breaks of this year’s Oscar broadcast. All 24 categories will be shown live, after all, at the 91st […]

17 Feb 19
The Siasat Daily

Washington: Jacob Staudenmaier, a 19-year-old student has launched a tongue-in-cheek campaign to host this year’s Oscars. While the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have already confirmed there will be no host for the 2019 Oscars on February 24, Staudenmaier still figures he has a fighting chance to be declared the host, revealed The […]

17 Feb 19
The Art Of Chart

Oscars 2019: Here’s a timeline of this year’s crises and flip-flops – NBC News By Oscars 2019: Here’s a timeline of this year’s crises and flip-flops  NBC News The run-up to the Oscars has been rocky. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the organization that puts on the show, repeatedly drew jeers in the […]

17 Feb 19
World Site News

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – First it was the furor over a proposed new “popular” film category, then it was the fiasco over planned host Kevin Hart, and last month the organizers of the Oscars were accused of intimidating celebrities not to present at rival award shows. Decorations are displayed during a media preview of this…

17 Feb 19
World Site News

Visual from Awantipora, Jammu and Kashmir ANI | Updated: Feb 17, 2019 17:50 IST The terror attack has led the entire country to condemn it strongly, including the film fraternity. In order to pay tribute to the No work was done between 2 pm and 4 pm today. A prayer session was also held for…