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2009-06-24 16:51:55

Ten movies will be nominated in the best picture category at next year's Oscars, it was announced Wednesday at a press conference in Beverly Hills, Calif. The 82nd Academy Awards are to be presented March 7, 2010. After more than six decades, the Academy is returning to some of its earlier roots, when a wider field competed for the top award of the year, said Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Sid Ganis.

2008-08-29 06:00:39

By Alice Wyllie AT THE 80th annual Academy Awards back in February, the stars gracing the red carpet were a typically glamorous mix of suave actors in pristine tuxedos and beautiful actresses, all teeth, hair and diamonds, dressed in plunging, clinging, jaw-dropping gowns.

2008-01-22 13:58:07

Movie star Cate Blanchett’s recent stirring performances may not have been the only reason she got two Oscar nods this week.

2006-03-06 18:11:39

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Warning: Films about racial conflict, gay cowboys, Israeli assassins and effete New York intellectuals may be hazardous to your Oscar ratings, Nielsen Media Research figures revealed on Monday.

2006-03-06 15:06:53

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Oscar organizers' fears of weak television ratings for an Academy Awards lacking in star power and box-office hits may about to be confirmed.

2006-02-24 16:47:08

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The ABC network, flush from its blockbuster Super Bowl telecast, is reaping yet another bonanza from its upcoming Oscar show, traditionally one of the most watched events of the year on U.S. television.


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