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March 26, 2010
Oscars' next date set The Academy Awards are moving back to February. Awards organizers said Thursday that next year's Oscar ceremony is scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 27. That's about a week earlier than this year's award show, which was held March 7 to avoid conflicting with the Winter Olympics. Though the show used to be held in late March, the Oscars have been staged in late February in most recent years to shorten the long Hollywood awards season. Nominations for the 83rd annual Oscars will be announced Jan. 25. -- associated press Booker's 'lost' novels get due Six writers have a second shot at literary glory, 40 years after they missed out on Britain's top book prize.
December 6, 2006
1 Peter O'Toole, "Venus" 2 Forest Whitaker, "The Last King of Scotland" 3 Will Smith, "The Pursuit of Happyness" 4 Leonardo DiCaprio, "Blood Diamond" and "The Departed" 5 Ryan Gosling, "Half Nelson" The skinny: O'Toole regains the lead from Whitaker. However, our panelists think DiCaprio's star is on the rise as critics rave about both roles. Will Gosling's indie Spirit Award nomination help his Oscar chances? Log on to TheEnvelope.comfor more of this week's Buzzmeter rankings.
February 22, 2009
March 31, 1987
THE WINNERS MOTION PICTURE 'Platoon' DIRECTOR Oliver Stone 'Platoon' ACTRESS Marlee Matlin 'Children of a Lesser God' ACTOR Paul Newman 'The Color of Money' SUPPORTING ACTRESS Dianne Wiest 'Hannah and Her Sisters' SUPPORTING ACTOR Michael Caine 'Hannah and Her Sisters' SCREENPLAY--Original Woody Allen 'Hannah and Her Sisters' SCREENPLAY--Adaptation Ruth Prawer Jhabvala 'A Room With a View' ART DIRECTION Gianni Quaranta, Brian Ackland-Snow, Brian Savegar and Elio Altramura 'A Room With a View'
March 2, 2014 | By Oliver Gettell
Oscars host Ellen DeGeneres went to great lengths to fill the frame of a cellphone self-portrait with a veritable who's who of Hollywood stars -- including Jennifer Lawrence, Julia Roberts and Brad Pitt -- and the resulting photograph was a hit: Within minutes of DeGeneres posting the photo on Twitter , the photo racked up more than half a million re-tweets and 300,000 favorites. Stepping into the audience, DeGeneres recruited Meryl Streep, Lawrence, Pitt, Roberts, Bradley Cooper, Kevin Spacey, Lupita Nyong'o and her brother, among others, to take the selfie with her. OSCARS 2014: Full coverage | Complete list | Top nominees and winners Jared Leto, fresh off his win for supporting actor for "Dallas Buyers Club," joined the fun as well with a last-minute photobomb.
March 2, 2014 | By Tracy Brown
The official voting period may have ended for the 2014 Oscars, but you still have time to make your predictions on who will leave the 86th Academy Awards with a new golden statuette. Use our play-at-home ballot of all 24 categories, make your predictions, then save and share them on Facebook and Twitter. Hosting an Oscar viewing party? You can also print blank ballots to pass out to your guests. Nine films earned nods for best picture this year, including top nominees “ American Hustle ” and “ Gravity ,” which led the field with 10 nominations each, and “ 12 Years a Slave ,” which received nine nominations.
March 4, 2014 | By Oliver Gettell
This year's Academy Awards ceremony clocked in at a hefty 3½ hours, and that's not even counting the red-carpet arrivals or the celebratory aftermath. Reliving the show, however, will only take a minute, thanks to The Times' Oscars time-lapse, which you can watch above. Eagle-eyed viewers should be able to spot "Gravity" star Sandra Bullock, "12 Years a Slave" star Lupita Nyong'o and "American Hustle" star Jennifer Lawrence posing for photos on the red carpet , followed by shots of the Dolby Theatre filling with guests.
March 3, 2014 | By Chris Lee
At precisely 10:46 p.m. Sunday -- after the Oscar-hand-out action inside the Dolby Theater was receding in the cultural rear-view mirror with every witticism of Ellen DeGeneres -- and the Academy Awards after-party festivities were in full swing on the uppermost floors of the Hollywood and Highland complex, with just about everybody who is anybody in the 2013-14 awards season scrum turned out in their black-tie finest -- Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt...
February 14, 1991
BEST PICTURE "Awakenings" "Dances With Wolves" "Ghost" "The Godfather Part III" "GoodFellas" BEST ACTOR Kevin Costner, "Dances With Wolves" Robert De Niro, "Awakenings" Gerard Depardieu, "Cyrano de Bergerac" Richard Harris, "The Field" Jeremy Irons, "Reversal of Fortune" BEST ACTRESS Kathy Bates, "Misery" Anjelica Huston, "The Grifters" Julia Roberts, "Pretty Woman" Meryl Streep, "Postcards From the Edge" Joanne Woodward, "Mr. & Mrs.
March 2, 2014 | By Amy Kaufman
"I'm still hungry," Jennifer Lawrence said on the Academy Awards red carpet, "because I still have to fit into my corset. " The "American Hustle" supporting actress nominee, dressed in a red Dior gown, referred to her sartorial selection as a "little baby" she picked out 30 minutes prior to appearing on the carpet. "I'm hoping I won't have to deal with that again," she said, now referring to her infamous stumble up the stairs last year when she accepted her lead actress Oscar for "Silver Linings Playbook.
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