"2016: Obama's America" might have been blackballed due to politics, says Gerald Molen in a letter to Academy president Hawk Koch.
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"For the first time, the entire voting membership of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will automatically be eligible to vote in all 24 Oscar categories, Academy President Hawk Koch announced today at a meeting of the...
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Hawk Koch, who was an executive producer on the film, will introduce a panel discussion and screening in April.
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LOS ANGELES -- Craig Zadan and Neil Meron will produce the Oscars again. The film academy announced Tuesday that it has invited Zadan and Meron to return for the 2014 Academy Awards telecast, and the two producers said they're honored to come back. Their first Oscar show featured "Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane as host. It drew Oscar's largest audience since 2010,...
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LOS ANGELES - On Feb. 14, a Hollywood delegation showed up at the White House. Motion Picture Academy President Hawk Koch, Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron and film mogul Harvey Weinstein had come to explore a rather important matter (for them): They wanted to see if they could secretly work out the details for Michelle Obama to present best picture at the Oscars...
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Napolitano elected Italy’s president to unprecedented 2nd term the Associated Press Published Apr 20, 2013 10:42AM MDT Rome • Italy’s Parliament on Saturday re-elected Giorgio Napolitano as the nation’s president to an unprecedented second term after party leaders persuaded the aging head of state to serve again in hopes of easing the hostile political climate that has...
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Bruce Springsteen has been elected to join the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.Quite an honor though there are a lot of people who are elected each year. See the official list hereFounded in 1780, the American Academy of...
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a> href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/12807090@N08/8712069760/" title="artist renderingof new Academy museum by email@example.com, on Flickr"> Artits Rendering of the new Academy Museum I may be the only working journalist who is also a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, the 'Oscars' film group, and thus I was present on Saturday...
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LOS ANGELES — Oscar voters will no longer be required to see certain nominated films in a theater to cast their ballots. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Saturday that members will be mailed DVDs of documentaries, shorts and foreign language nominees – categories that don't typically get lengthy stays on multiplex big screens. President Hawk Koch...
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Where'd they go? NBA's 2nd round missing Celtics and Lakers for 1st time since 2007
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