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Jan 23, 2016
Facing criticism for ‘white’ Oscars, Academy vows to double women, minority members by 2020The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Friday promised sweeping reforms designed to help diversify its membership in the face of a major controversy over the second straight year of all-white Oscar acting nominations.
Jan 19, 2016
After criticism of white Oscars, Academy president promises 'big changes'Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences president Cheryl Boone Isaacs is "heartbroken and frustrated" following days of backlash over diversity in the 2016 Oscar nominees. She says the Academy will take “dramatic steps" to alter the make-up of its membership.
Feb 26, 2014
Will the Academy finally give Leonardo DiCaprio his Oscar this year?Matthew McConaughey has long been the frontrunner for the best actor Oscar for his turn in Dallas Buyers Club -- but DiCaprio is increasingly cited as a possible come-from-behind winner.
Feb 11, 2014
Oscar nominees gather for annual pre awards luncheonHonorees in all 24 of this year's Oscar categories — from hairstylists to A-listers — turned out for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences annual nominees luncheon.
Feb 22, 2013
Oscar 'losers' to go home with $45,000 gift bagsLos Angeles-based marketing firm Distinctive Assets will be handing out its annual "Everyone Wins at the Oscars Nominee Gift Bag", valued at more than $45,000, to the talented and well-dressed "losers," the company said on Tuesday.
Feb 27, 2012
Kodak woes draw Oscar theatre jabsThe bankruptcy of Eastman Kodak, the once-dominant American film icon whose name was yanked from the Oscars telecast, provided irresistible fodder for Academy Awards host Billy Crystal on Sunday.
Feb 27, 2012
Oscars 2012: The Artist sweeps with five winsIt's time to unveil the Oscar predictions. Who won? Who was the spoiler? Where was the upset? Did Billy Crystal bomb? Firstpost liveblogs the 2012 Academy Awards.
Feb 24, 2012
Clooney leads Oscar race; Pitt, Dujardin not far behindHollywood glamour meets French chic in a battle of charm for Oscar's best actor accolade on Sunday that pits George Clooney and close friend Brad Pitt against dashing Jean Dujardin.
Feb 22, 2012
Fifteen 'used' Oscar statuettes up for grabsFifteen Oscar statuettes are to be auctioned off next week in what organisers said on Tuesday is the largest collection of Academy Awards ever to go under the hammer.
Jan 30, 2012
Get a peek into the Oscars on your iPhone, iPadThe Oscars app, developed in partnership with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Disney-ABC Television Group, provides a behind-the-scenes look at Hollywood's biggest night of the year.