THE 2019 Academy Awards are set for a major revamp following the news that this year's ceremony was the lowest-rated telecast on record. The Academy has announced that the awards will be held weeks earlier than usual than late February but when's the date and where will they be held? Here's the lowdown... When are the Oscars 2019? The Oscars 2019, or the 91st Academy Awards will be held on February 24, 2019. In an official announcement, the Academy announced that the following year the awards will be brought forward to February 9, 2020. They also revealed the introduction of a new category designed around achievement in popular film as well as a more globally accessible, three-hour telecast. The 2018 awards was hosted for a second time by Jimmy Kimmel but the furore surrounding the Harvey Weinstein allegations perhaps contributed to the ceremony's lowest-rated telecast. What date are nominations announced? As of yet, there is no … [Read more...] about When are the Oscars 2019, what date are nominations announced and where are the Academy Awards held?
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Just be real and call it "Best Cape". By Jacob Knight Aug. 08, 2018 This week, there was a meeting at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences that produced a few new changes that will, ostensibly, remold how the Oscars are handled from here on out. President John Bailey and CEO Dawn Hudson announced that three key alterations have been made for future ceremonies. These changes were outlined in a brief letter sent out to members, letting them know what to expect from the Academy Awards moving forward: Dear Member, Last night, the Board of Governors met to elect new board officers, and discuss and approve significant changes to the Oscars telecast. The Board of Governors, staff, Academy members, and various working groups spent the last several months discussing improvements to the show. Tonight, the Board approved three key changes: 1. A three-hour Oscars telecast. We are committed to producing an entertaining show in three hours, delivering a more accessible Oscars … [Read more...] about Academy Awards To Introduce New Category For “Outstanding Achievement In Popular Film”
HAILEE Steinfeld's career is on the up, with the actress becoming a well known face in film. The rising-star was once even nominated for an Oscar - here is all you need to know... Who is Hailee Steinfeld? Hailee Steinfeld was born December 11 1996 and is an American actress, model and singer. She began acting at the age of eight and appeared in several short films, including in the role of Talia Alden in the award-winning She's a Fox. Before hitting the big time in film, she made several television guest appearances and commercials. What films has Hailee Steinfield been in? Hailee first became known for her portrayal of Mattie Ross in True Grit in 2010. After that she went on to star as Petra Arkanian in Ender's Game (2013), Juliet Capulet in Romeo & Juliet (2013), Violet Mulligan in Begin Again (2013), Zooey Renner in 3 Days to Kill (2014), and Nadine Franklin in The Edge of Seventeen (2016), for which she received a Golden Globe Award nomination. After this she became … [Read more...] about Who is Hailee Steinfeld? Academy Award nominee and True Grit and Pitch Perfect 2 and 3 star
By Martha Ross | mro[email protected] | Bay Area News Group April 20, 2018 at 11:51 pm When Vanessa Redgrave unleashed her tirade against “Zionist hoodlums” at the 1978 Academy Awards, she became one of the most notorious examples of how things can go horribly wrong when celebrities talk politics on Hollywood’s big night. var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push([’embed’]); The “hoodlums” were Jewish groups who protested the acclaimed British actress for helping to make a pro-Palestinian documentary. Her belligerent, self-righteous rant didn’t go over well. After Redgrave left the stage, author and “Network” screenwriter Paddy Chayefsky came out and blasted Redgrave and other celebrities who think it’s OK to get political at the Academy Awards. He said, “I’m sick and tired of people exploiting the Academy Awards for the propagation of their own personal … [Read more...] about When Oscars speeches get political: the best, worst and most annoying in Academy Award history
The nominations for the 90th Academy Awards will be released tomorrow morning. Maybe you’re a big awards fan and waiting with bated breath, maybe you’ve been too busy dealing with work and/or kids to pay much attention, or maybe the events of the last 12 months have crushed your spirit to the point you just don’t care anymore. There’s no judgment here either way.Regardless of your interest, the nominations are coming. 2017 was kind of a weird year. It was down in terms of overall ticket sales thanks to a number of high profile bombs (Baywatch, Valerian) and in spite of a number of releases that were either greatly anticipated (Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Wonder Woman) or surprise successes (Get Out, It, Wonder). Indeed, few of the most visible awards season films made much of a dent at the box office.We’re also seeing further – if halting – strides in recognizing female filmmakers and actors and directors of color. A … [Read more...] about Because Nobody Asked, Here Are Our Predictions For The Academy Award Nominations