Feb 142013
 
Academy Award REUNION OF CHICAGO STARS

REUNION OF “CHICAGO” STARS – RICHARD GERE, QUEEN LATIFAH, RENÉE ZELLWEGER, AND CATHERINE ZETA-JONES – TO PRESENT ON 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FILM’S OSCAR® WIN Academy Award® winner’s Renée Zellweger and Catherine Zeta-Jones will join their “Chicago” cast mates Richard Gere and Queen Latifah to present together on-stage at the Oscars®, show producers Craig Zadan […]

Feb 142013
 
BEST ACTRESS OSCAR WINNERS

BEST ACTRESS OSCAR® WINNERS – HALLE BERRY, SANDRA BULLOCK, NICOLE KIDMAN AND REESE WITHERSPOON – TO PRESENT Academy Award® winners Halle Berry, Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon will present on the Oscar telecast, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. All four have previously won the award for Best Actress. Berry […]

Feb 132013
 
2013 ACADEMY NICHOLL SCREEN WRITING COMPETITION NOW UNDERWAY

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is now accepting entries for the 2013 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition. As many as five $35,000 fellowships will be awarded in November. The Nicholl Fellowships competition is open to any individual who has not earned a total of more than $25,000 from the sale or […]

Feb 092013
 
DAME SHIRLEY BASSEY TO MAKE HER FIRST APPEARANCE ON AN OSCAR

Dame Shirley Bassey will make a special appearance on the Oscars®, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. “We are thrilled to welcome the legendary Dame Shirley Bassey to our Oscar show,” said Craig Zadan and Neil Meron. “Her association with film music is world renowned and we are proud that she will […]

Feb 092013
 
WILLIAM ROSS TO CONDUCT OSCAR ORCHESTRA

William Ross will conduct the Oscar orchestra for the Academy Awards®, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. “We are happy to have Bill Ross conduct the Oscar orchestra,” said Craig Zadan and Neil Meron. “With a show so rich with music, we are so pleased to have someone as talented as Bill […]

Feb 072013
 
OSCAR WINNER CHARLIZE THERON CHANNING TATUM JOSEPH GORDON LEVITT  DANIEL RADCLIFFE TO MAKE SPECIAL APPEARANCES ON THE OSCARS

OSCAR® WINNER CHARLIZE THERON, CHANNING TATUM, JOSEPH GORDON-LEVITT AND DANIEL RADCLIFFE TO MAKE SPECIAL APPEARANCES ON THE OSCARS® The Oscars will feature special appearances by Academy Award® winner Charlize Theron, Channing Tatum, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Daniel Radcliffe at the upcoming Awards ceremony. “We are quite excited to have Charlize, Chan, Joe and Dan join us […]

Feb 072013
 
THE AVENGERS CAST ROBERT DOWNEY JR CHRIS EVANS SAMUEL L JACKSON JEREMY RENNER AND MARK RUFFALO TO PRESENT ON OSCAR SHOW

“Marvel’s The Avengers” cast mates Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Renner and Mark Ruffalo will present together on the Oscar stage, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. “We are happy to re-unite the ‘Avengers’ cast to present on our show,” said Craig Zadan and Neil Meron. “Audiences who […]

Feb 052013
 
OSCAR WINNERS MERYL STREEP JEAN DUJARDIN OCTAVIA SPENCER  AND CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER RETURN TO OSCARS STAGE

Last year’s Academy Award® winners Meryl Streep, Jean Dujardin, Octavia Spencer and Christopher Plummer will return to present on this year’s telecast, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. “We are honored to have Meryl, Octavia, Christopher and Jean, last year’s Oscar winners in each of the acting categories, return to the Oscar […]

Feb 052013
 
CELEBRATE OSCAR® WEEK AT THE ACADEMY

In the week leading up to the Oscars®, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present fivepublic events celebrating this year’s nominees. The Oscar Week events will feature screenings, film clips, and discussions with filmmakers and artists whose work has garnered nominations in the Animated Feature Film, Documentary, Foreign Language Film, Makeup and […]

Jan 182013
 
ACADEMY’S SCI-TECH AWARDS

Actors Chris Pine and Zoe Saldana will host the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical AwaSaturday, February 9, at The Beverly Hills Hotel. They will present nine awards to 25 individual recipients during the evening.”We are thrilled to have Chris and Zoe host the Sci-Tech Awards,” said Academy President Hawk Koch.  […]

Jan 122013
 
AWARD WINNING OFFICIAL OSCARS APP IS NOW LIVE

AWARD-WINNING OFFICIAL OSCARS APP IS NOW LIVE   Unparalleled Backstage Pass Feature Provides Ultimate Insider Access on Oscar Sunday Expanded in 2013 to Include Android Platform Oscar season kicks-off today with the launch of the official Oscars App. For the first time, the App is available for free on most Android 4.0 devices in Google […]

Jan 122013
 
85th Academy Awards® Nominations Announced

85th OSCAR® NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED Nominations for the 85th Academy Awards® were announced today (Thursday, January 10) by this year’s Oscar host, Seth MacFarlane, and actress Emma Stone. MacFarlane and Stone announced the nominees at a 5:38 a.m. PT live news conference attended by more than 400 international media representatives. For a complete list of nominees, […]

May 232012
 
Memorable Moments from 2011 Oscars

Memorable Moments from 2011 Oscars: David Seidler’s Oscar acceptance speech and Melissa Leo’s tribute to Kirk Douglas. Millions and millions of people from all over the world were watching the Academy Awards’ Gala. Each of the viewers having their own subjective experience. For the Editor of US Celebrity Blog these were the memorable moments of […]

Feb 262012
 
Favorite OSCAR Moments 2012

Academy Award OSCAR WINNERS 2012 Best Picture: The Artist — Thomas Langmann Best Actress: Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady Best Actor: Jean Dujardin, The Artist Best Supporting Actor in  “Beginners” Christopher Plummer Best Supporting Actress for “The Help” Octavia Spencer Congratulations to all the Winners and Nominees!  Octavia Spencer accepts her Oscar Octavia Spencer accepts […]