Academy President David Rubin Re-Elected for Third Term

David Rubin, veteran casting director and current president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, has been re-elected to a third term by the organization’s Board of Governors. Rubin begins his ninth year as a governor, representing the casting directors branch. Some of his most notable credits include the best picture winner “The English Patient” (1996), “Men in […]

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'Jaws': Steven Spielberg Said He Wasn't Nominated for an Oscar for the Film for 1 Reason

Jaws remains one of Steven Spielberg’s most famous movies; however, he wasn’t nominated for an Academy Award for directing it. Instead, the Oscar went to the director of another classic movie. Here’s a look at how Spielberg reacted when he wasn’t nominated — and what the director who won the Oscar that year said about his win. How Steven Spielberg reacted […]

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‘Exil’ to Represent Kosovo in Oscars’ International Feature Film Race

Kosovo has selected Visar Morina’s “Exil” as its official entry in the International Feature Film category of the 93rd Academy Awards. It follows submissions by Bhutan, Taiwan, Ukraine, Bosnia, Ivory Coast, Georgia, Luxembourg, Poland and Switzerland. “Exil” had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition and also screened at the Berlinale as part […]

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Writer Guild Demands Age Discrimination Be Considered in New Best Picture Rules

The Writers Guild of America West is demanding that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences expand its new best picture rules to include mandates against age discrimination. In an open letter posted on the WGA West site, the guild’s Career Longevity Committee urged the Academy to revise the new rules, which were issued Sept. 8 to encourage equitable […]

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Megyn Kelly Slams HBO Max for Temporarily Pulling Gone with the Wind: 'Where Does this End?'

Megyn Kelly has a strong opinion on HBO Max's recent decision to temporality remove Gone with the Wind from its catalog. On Tuesday, the HBO streaming service confirmed that it removed the 1939 film from its library temporarily so that it can add a "discussion of its historical context and a denouncement" of its portrayal of black people and slavery. […]

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Margot Robbie's Vintage Dress Was Modeled by Claudia Schiffer in 1994, Plus More Fun Facts About Oscars Fashion

Margot Robbie’s Vintage Chanel Dress The Bombshell star brought vintage glamour to the Oscars red carpet with her 1994 Chanel Couture dress. But you won’t find pictures of her exact ensemble on the fashion house’s runway because it’s actually a hybrid of two dresses from the 1994 collection — and one was actually modeled by Claudia Schiffer. “We were obsessed […]

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Date Night! Brie Larson Walks Hand in Hand with Elijah Allan-Blitz on the Oscars Red Carpet

Brie Larson brought Elijah Allan-Blitz as her date to the Oscars! The actress, 30, attended the awards ceremony on Sunday night, when she helped Sigourney Weaver and Gal Gadot introduce the Academy Awards’ first female conductor, Eimear Noone, who went on to conduct a medley of all the best score nominees. The Captain Marvel star was spotted in the audience later […]

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Maya Rudolph's Oscars Earrings Were Just Worn by Beyoncé: 'We Like to Share Things'

Maya Rudolph just learned she has something in common with Beyoncé so naturally, she had to talk about it on the 2020 Oscars red carpet. The 47-year-old comedian offset her orange sequin Versace caftan with emerald and diamond Lorraine Schwartz earrings, which adorned the earlobes of Rudolph’s favorite diva mere months ago. “I just found out Beyoncé wore them once […]

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