All Oscars Will Be Shown Live, Academy Says in a Reversal

LOS ANGELES — So much for a three-hour Oscar telecast. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Friday that it would abandon its contentious plan to award four of its 24 trophies during commercial breaks, with the winning moments edited and aired later in the broadcast. The organization, which has become an internet punch line for its whipsawing […]

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Women’s Media Center Says Oscar Noms Again Come Up Short Recognizing Female Talent

Confirming data reported by Deadline last month, a new study from the Women’s Media Center has found that 75% of all non-acting Oscar nominations this year went to men. “The 2019 Oscar nominations were disappointing for women behind the camera,” the group wrote in its report (read it here), “with no women nominated in directing, cinematography, editing, original score, and visual […]

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Kevin Hart To Host The Next Oscars

American comedian, actor and producer Kevin Hart will host the next Academy Awards ceremony. Hart broke the news on Instagram Tuesday, and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) confirmed it. “For years I have been asked if I would ever host the Oscars and my answer was always the same… I said that it would be the […]

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