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  • Ida
    Ida (2014) DIr. Pawel Pawlikowski
    Pawel Pawlikowski's Ida, one of the best movies of the year, takes its cue and a lot of its look, from the European films of the 1950's and 60's- filmed in a stark and beautiful black and white (and in the old-fashioned 4:3 aspect...
  • Dame Angela Lansbury
    Angela Lansbury's Best Performances
    Born on October 16, 1925, in London, Dame Angela Brigid Lansbury has built an impressive acting career that has taken here around the world, earning numerous awards (among them, three Academy Awards nominations) and recognition.She moved to New...
  • Awards host alum Neil Patrick Harris
    Neil Patrick Harris to host 87th annual Academy Awards
    Neil Patrick Harris is an all around entertainer. His stellar acting, singing and dancing and good sense of humor landed him the hosting gig on the Emmys and Tonys multiple times. Now the “How I Met Your Mother” star is set to take his...
  • Neil Patrick Harris nails down 2015 Academy Awards hosting gig
    Neil Patrick Harris nails down 2015 Academy Awards hosting gig
    Guess who is hosting the 2015 Academy Awards? Well, Neil Patrick Harris of course. According to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the “How I Met Your Mother” alum has been tapped to host the professional awards show that...
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    Neil Patrick Harris chosen to host the 2015 Academy Awards ceremony
    Neil Patrick Harris has been chosen to host the 87th Annual Academy Awards, which will take place on Feb. 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences made the announcement on Oct. 15, 2015. It...
  • Neil Patrick Harris set to host 2015 Oscars
    Neil Patrick Harris adds hosting gig for 2015 Oscars
    Neil Patrick Harris is best known for hosting the Tony Awards four times and the Emmys twice. Now he can add the upcoming 87th Oscars to his near EGOT host gigs. All that’s missing is presiding over the Grammys, which is likely to happen in...
  • Neil Patrick Harris is hosting 2015 Oscars
    Neil Patrick Harris is hosting 2015 Oscars: It was on his bucket list
    According to the Huffington Post on Oct. 15, Neil Patrick Harris is hosting the 87th annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on Feb. 22, 2015. It won’t be his first time on that stage. Harris led a song-and-dance routine to...
  • Fury
    'Fury' review: Fuhrer Road
    Directed by: David AyerStarring: Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Michael Pena, Logan Lerman, Jon Bernthal, and Jason IsaacsOpening October 17th NationwideThe Plot: It's April 1945 and a haggard tank crew finds themselves in the heart of darkness -...
  • Gone Girl
    Oscar predictions post New York Film Festival
    The New York Film Festival brought two new films into the Oscar fray with “Gone Girl” and “Inherent Vice,” or perhaps moved one out. A festival darling also took some big steps to serious contention. Things also were...
  • Hollywood Costume
    Hollywood Costume exhibit to open this Thursday, Oct. 2
    Selected journalist (including The Movie Awards Examiner) and elite costume designers were given a sneak preview of the exhibition launched by Motion Picture Arts and Sciences titledHollywood Costume on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, in Los Angeles,...
  • 2015 Oscar predictions: Post Toronto
    2015 Oscar predictions: Post Toronto
    That’s a wrap Toronto. Following Venice and Telluride, the big three of the fall festival season are in the books, and it’s time to tinker with the Oscar field. The New York Film Festival will get going on Sept. 26, but before we get...
  • Hollywood Costume
    Oscars announce Costume Exhibit and live discussions at new museum site
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has just released details on their upcoming groundbreaking costume exhibit titled "Hollywood Costume," that will be enhanced with a series of unique screenings and live talks exploring...
  • Mel Brooks
    The Oscars to celebrate the 40th anniversary of 'Young Frankenstein'
    Headlining The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences event calendar for September will be a 40th anniversary screening of the film "Young Frankenstein." The celebration will also include special guests Mel Brooks, Teri Garr, Cloris...
  • Actors who have won Oscars followed by Emmys and in reverse
    Oscar-winning actors to Emmy winners and reversed
    They may not be EGOT recipients at this time. Yet, a number of actors have won the coveted Oscar in the past, and then won an Emmy recently. That has certainly been the case with many Emmy winners in the past few years. Mostly they’ve won in...
  • For Bill Plympton, Cheatin' is couples therapy
    For Bill Plympton, Cheatin' is couples therapy
    For independent animation idol Bill Plympton, Cheatin' certainly is the product of co-dependency. On the other hand, Plympton's new animated film Cheatin' has a more engaging and unexpected tone than realistic, dour, garden variety...