Academy Award http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24918/all en Americans pick 'Lincoln,' 'Les Miserables' for Oscar glory-poll http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/americans-pick-lincoln-les-miserables-oscar-glory-poll <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 9 (Reuters) - If Americans had their say, presidential drama "Lincoln" or musical "Les Miserables" would win the best picture Oscar next month, while Anne Hathaway and Daniel Day-Lewis should take home the movie industry's top prizes for acting, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Wednesday.</p> <p>Americans also think epic fantasy "The Hobbit," slavery Western "Django Unchained" and shipwreck tale "Life of Pi," should be front-runners for the coveted best picture statuette, according to the online survey of 951 people.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/americans-pick-lincoln-les-miserables-oscar-glory-poll" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Academy Award Anne Hathaway Entertainment Les Misérables Social Issues Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 01:15:20 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732444 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Entertainment News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/reuters-entertainment-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs.</p> <p>"Lincoln" crowned Oscar frontrunner as big directors snubbed</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/reuters-entertainment-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Academy Award Cinema of the United States Entertainment Social Issues Whoopi Goldberg Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 05:15:19 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732980 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Sony Pictures executive: 'Zero Dark Thirty' 'does not advocate torture' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/update-1-sony-pictures-executive-zero-dark-thirty-does-not-advo <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Recasts, includes Friday remarks at rally)</p> <p>LOS ANGELES, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Sony Pictures executive Amy Pascal lashed out on Friday at a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) who accused Osama bin Laden film "Zero Dark Thirty" of promoting torture and urged fellow Academy members not to vote for it in the Oscars race.</p> <p>In a strongly worded statement, Pascal said the "attempt to censure one of the great films of our time should be opposed."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/update-1-sony-pictures-executive-zero-dark-thirty-does-not-advo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Academy Award Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Entertainment Ethics Technology Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 04:30:23 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733499 at http://www.globalpost.com Snubbed 'Argo' director Affleck to present at Oscars http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130214/snubbed-argo-director-affleck-present-at-oscars <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Ben Affleck will join the presenting cast for next week's Oscars, organizers said Thursday, despite the perceived snub that saw him miss the best director nominees' shortlist.</p> <p>"Hunger Games" star Jennifer Lawrence, nominated for best actress for romcom "Silver Linings Playbook," and Jessica Chastain, frontrunner for her role in Osama bin Laden manhunt film "Zero Dark Thirty," will also present awards.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130214/snubbed-argo-director-affleck-present-at-oscars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Academy Award Ben Affleck Cinema of the United States Entertainment AFP Thu, 14 Feb 2013 21:46:46 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5756126 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Entertainment News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130218/reuters-entertainment-news-summary-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs.</p> <p>History alive and kicking at 2013 Oscars</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130218/reuters-entertainment-news-summary-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Academy Award Business Entertainment Law Social Issues Technology Thomson Reuters Mon, 18 Feb 2013 13:15:27 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5758944 at http://www.globalpost.com Oscar voting closes after fierce studio campaigns http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130219/oscar-voting-closes-after-fierce-studio-campaigns <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Jill Serjeant</p> <p>LOS ANGELES, Feb 19 (Reuters) - Voting for Sunday's Oscars, the highest honors in the movie industry, closed on Tuesday evening after a big spending campaign by Hollywood studios and the first online balloting system in the 85-year history of the Academy Awards.</p> <p>More than 5,800 movie industry professionals who are members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences were invited to vote in 24 Oscar categories, starting on Feb. 8 and ending at 5 p.m. PST on Tuesday (0100 GMT On Wednesday).</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130219/oscar-voting-closes-after-fierce-studio-campaigns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Academy Award Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Business Entertainment Oscar Thomson Reuters Wed, 20 Feb 2013 02:15:13 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5760647 at http://www.globalpost.com 'Musty' 85th Academy Awards rebranded as 'The Oscars' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130220/musty-85th-academy-awards-rebranded-the-oscars <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>They are the 85th Academy Awards, the climax of Hollywood's awards season, this coming weekend -- except officially they're not. This year, they've been rebranded to "The Oscars."</p> <p>The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), which organizes Tinseltown's biggest awards night, will not confirm the change revealed by show co-producer Neil Meron, who said the "85th Academy Awards" was too "musty."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130220/musty-85th-academy-awards-rebranded-the-oscars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Academy Award Cinema of the United States Entertainment Neil Meron Technology AFP Wed, 20 Feb 2013 20:30:50 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5761473 at http://www.globalpost.com 'Musty' 85th Academy Awards rebranded as 'The Oscars' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130220/musty-85th-academy-awards-rebranded-the-oscars-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>They are the 85th Academy Awards, the climax of Hollywood's awards season, this coming weekend -- except officially they're not. This year, they've been rebranded to "The Oscars."</p> <p>The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), which organizes Tinseltown's biggest awards, did not confirm the change revealed by show co-producer Neil Meron, who said "85th Academy Awards" was too "musty."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130220/musty-85th-academy-awards-rebranded-the-oscars-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 84th Academy Awards Academy Award Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Entertainment Technology AFP Wed, 20 Feb 2013 22:15:51 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5761573 at http://www.globalpost.com Palestinian filmmaker briefly detained in Los Angeles on way to Oscars http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130220/palestinian-filmmaker-briefly-detained-los-angeles-way-oscars <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Alex Dobuzinskis</p> <p>LOS ANGELES, Feb 20 (Reuters) - A Palestinian filmmaker on his way to the Academy Awards said on Wednesday he was held at Los Angeles International Airport and threatened with deportation before being allowed into the United States.</p> <p>Emad Burnat, whose "5 Broken Cameras" is competing for an Oscar in the Best Documentary Feature category, said U.S. immigration officials took him, his wife and 8-year-old son aside when they arrived in Los Angeles from Turkey on Tuesday evening.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130220/palestinian-filmmaker-briefly-detained-los-angeles-way-oscars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Academy Award Cinema of Israel Entertainment War Thomson Reuters Wed, 20 Feb 2013 23:00:05 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5761595 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Entertainment News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130222/reuters-entertainment-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs.</p> <p>Chicago bluesman Magic Slim dead at 75</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130222/reuters-entertainment-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Academy Award Entertainment Singles Spice Girls Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 22 Feb 2013 06:15:19 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5762947 at http://www.globalpost.com TAKE A LOOK-Road to the Oscars 2013 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130222/take-look-road-the-oscars-2013 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LOS ANGELES, Feb 22 (Reuters) - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences hands out the Oscars at Hollywood's Dolby Theatre on Feb. 24 to crown the best films of 2012. TOP STORIES &gt; Oscars in Hollywood cliffhanger over Best Picture, Director &gt; Who needs an Oscar? Hollywood basks in industry's comeback &gt; 'Zero Dark Thirty' - too cool, or too controversial for Oscars?</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130222/take-look-road-the-oscars-2013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Academy Award Human Interest Thomson Reuters Fri, 22 Feb 2013 20:45:14 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5763751 at http://www.globalpost.com TAKE A LOOK-Road to the Oscars 2013 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130223/take-look-road-the-oscars-2013 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LOS ANGELES, Feb 22 (Reuters) - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences hands out the Oscars at Hollywood's Dolby Theatre on Feb. 24 to crown the best films of 2012. TOP STORIES &gt; Oscars in Hollywood cliffhanger over Best Picture, Director &gt; Who needs an Oscar? Hollywood basks in industry's comeback &gt; 'Zero Dark Thirty' - too cool, or too controversial for Oscars?</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130223/take-look-road-the-oscars-2013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Academy Award Human Interest Thomson Reuters Sat, 23 Feb 2013 19:00:21 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5764453 at http://www.globalpost.com WRAPUP 6-'Argo' storms to Oscar victory on night of surprises http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130224/wrapup-1-lincoln-argo-tight-race-oscars-roll-out-red-carpet <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Michelle Obama announces the Best Picture from the White House</p> <p>* Ang Lee grabs Best Director for "Life of Pi"</p> <p>* 'Lincoln" wins two Oscars from 12 nominations</p> <p>By Jill Serjeant</p> <p>LOS ANGELES, Feb 24 (Reuters) - "Argo" stormed to Best Picture victory at the Oscars on Sunday on a night of surprises that ended in disappointment for frontrunner "Lincoln" and handed the most overall wins - four - to "Life of Pi."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130224/wrapup-1-lincoln-argo-tight-race-oscars-roll-out-red-carpet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Academy Award American film directors Arts Business Cinema of the United States Entertainment Environment Film Health Politics Social Issues Technology Thomson Reuters Sun, 24 Feb 2013 15:31:18 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5764982 at http://www.globalpost.com http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130224-22 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>85th Academy Awards show opens, after tight Oscars race</p> <p>mt/sst</p> Academy Award AFP Mon, 25 Feb 2013 02:16:05 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5765503 at http://www.globalpost.com (Blank Headline Received) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130224/brave-wins-best-animated-feature-oscar <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>"BRAVE" WINS OSCAR FOR ANIMATED FEATURE FILM</p> Academy Award Thomson Reuters Mon, 25 Feb 2013 02:30:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5765511 at http://www.globalpost.com