2014-11-29 09:28:55

Tom Sherak, the former President Of The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences who passed away after a 12-year battle with prostate cancer, was remembered on Twitter as “one of the good guys” of Hollywood. Here’s a sample of the Twitter tweets issued about one of the greatest motion picture executives in the business: It is with a heavy heart...

Zennie62 on Twitter was one of the top four influencers in the hashtag category #Oscars on Oscar Sunday, February 24th. That’s according to Irina Skaya, a social media analyst who used the social media measurement service Topsy to figure it out. Then she issued this Twitter tweet: Say, @irinaskaya what system ranked us for the #Oscars ? @theacademy @heidiklum...

The Academy Awards 2013 Full Video is here online, thank to ABC and The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, (AMPAS). It has it all, from Seth Macfarlane’s brilliant opening featuring William Shatner, to the funny bi-play between the cast members of The Avengers, to song’s like Adele’s Skyfall, and Macfarlane’s ‘We saw your boobs!’ Stay...

James Bond will get an Oscar at the 85th Academy Awards, sort of. The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and Oscars producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron have announced that the presentation ceremony will have a celebration of the 50th Birthday of James Bond. “We are very happy to include a special sequence on our show saluting the Bond films on their...

The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences reports that there are 75 original songs up for “Best Orignal Song” at the 85th Academy Awards. Among them is Adele’s amazing, haunting song “Skyfall” from James Bond’s Skyfall is up for consideration. Here’s that song: Nominations will be announced January 10th; here’s...

There are 282 movies eligible to be nominated for Best Picture at the 85th Academy Awards. According to The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, to be eligible for 85th Academy Awards consideration, feature films must open in a commercial motion picture theater in Los Angeles County by midnight, December 31, and begin a minimum run of seven consecutive days. Under...

(Thanks to the Courtyard By Marriott Century City / Beverly Hills) The Oscars Red Carpet design was vastly different this year, and I sought to talk to someone connected with The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to explain the reason for the difference. AMPAS staff pointed to Joe Lewis. Lewis’ official title is “Oscars Pre-show Production Manager,”...

The time is almost upon us for the 84th annual Academy Awards, and while the show has yet to fully embrace social media – it has made some impressive leaps and bounds technologically speaking. I downloaded the official Oscar app last night, and I have to say I am rather impressed! It is available for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, and it provides a nice added...

This is great news for the ratings future of the Oscars! The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that American entertainment legend Eddie Murphy will host the 84th Academy Awards. This is the right shot in the arm – just what the Oscars needed in the wake of subpar 2011 show ratings. I thought Sarah Silverman would have made a great Oscars...

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