Latest 81st Academy Awards Stories

2009-03-25 15:56:59

A date has been set for the 82nd annual Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, organizers said Wednesday. Prizes for 2009's best in film are to be presented March 7, 2010, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Sid Ganis announced. The ceremony will again take place at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, and will be televised live by the ABC Television Network, Ganis said. Nomination ballots will be mailed out Dec.

2009-02-23 17:24:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- MAXIMUM ENTERTAINMENT - a New York based boutique commercial advertising production company - is celebrating an Oscar(R) win for one of its directors, James Marsh.

2009-02-23 18:06:41

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2009-02-22 23:35:00

Slumdog Millionaire, praised by its champions as a story of hope over despair, won eight Oscars including one for best picture Sunday night in Los Angeles.

2009-02-19 09:58:52

British-born rapper M.I.A., who gave birth to her first child last week, is expected to attend, but not perform at Sunday's Oscar show, a source told E! News. The 31-year-old recording artist is an Oscar nominee for her collaboration on the best original song contender O Saya from Slumdog Millionaire.

2009-02-16 10:45:51

Tim Gunn, Robin Roberts and Jess Cagle have been named the hosts of the official 30-minute Oscar's Red Carpet 2009 in Los Angeles, producers said. This will be the first time the trio presides over the Oscar pre-show, which is to air Sunday on the ABC television network, immediately prior to the 81st Academy Awards presentation. Gunn, who is chief creative officer at Liz Claiborne Inc.

2009-02-16 08:00:00

Rockwell is the First Architect to Craft the Environment for the World Renowned Academy Awards(R) Ceremony NEW YORK, Feb.

2009-02-03 17:16:51


2009-01-29 14:10:03

Final ballots for Hollywood's 81st Academy Awards were mailed to the 5,810 voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Academy said. Completed ballots must be returned to PricewaterhouseCoopers by 5 p.m. Feb. 17.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.