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1 hr ago | Examiner.com

Oscar's embarrassing stats: only 4 female director nominations in 86 years

The Academy Awards began nominating Best Directors in 1929. It would take nearly 50 years until a woman would be directed.

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Related Topix: Golden Globe Awards, Family

3 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

'It Happened One Night' gets birthday makeover

Call it a cinematic convergence -- those rare occurrences in Hollywood when things come together both in front of and behind the camera to create a true classic.

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Related Topix: It Happened One Night, Comedy Movies, You Can't Take It with You, Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, Celebrities, Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert

11 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

What's a group selfie? Usie

This March 2, 2014 file photo shows Kevin Spacey, from left, Angelina Jolie, Julia Roberts, Brad Pitt, Jennifer Lawrence, Ellen Degeneres and Jared Leto join other celebrities for a group selfie during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

15 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

The movies you missed

Maybe you didn't get to the Jerusalem Film Festival as much as you would have liked this year or maybe you didn't get to it at all.

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Related Topix: Short Term 12, United States of Tara, Entertainment, Television, Brie Larson, Toni Collette, The Newsroom

17 hrs ago | American Reporter

Reporting: Libya'Delusional' Ghaddafi Moves Closer to a Fall

BLOOMSBURG, Pa. -- The last segment on every Friday's broadcast of ABC's "World News with Diane Sawyer" is a "Person of the Week."

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Ponderance

Academy Awards for Performing Animals?

The notion that a chimpanzee could win an Academy Award for acting seems farcical at first glance but, of course, it's not an actual chimpanzee being discussed in the case of the latest role by Andy Serkis .

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, King Kong, Thriller, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, Peter Jackson, Rise of the Planet of the Apes

All Points Blog

Michael Byrne Nominated for Service to America Medal

The Partnership for Public Service annually honors outstanding federal employees who have made a significant difference in the lives of Americans, presenting awards that have come to be known as the "Oscars of government service."

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Radio Times

David Attenborough, Rupert Everett and Stephen Fry vie for best presenter prize at the Griersons

Gogglebox, Educating Yorkshire and The Call Centre make the cut as the nominations are announced for the Oscars of the documentary world David Attenborough and Rupert Everett will battle with Stephen Fry for the best presenter prize at the Grierson Awards, the so-called Oscars for documentaries Attenborough gets his nod for David Attenborough's ... (more)

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Insight News

Here's to you, Mr. Robinson

In a world where talent takes you far, Keith Robinson is ahead of the game. He's a true triple threat -- having already mastered acting and songwriting, he's now positioning himself to take over the music world with a velvety voice.

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Related Topix: Georgia, University of Georgia

Sun Jul 27, 2014

OhNoTheyDidnt

Did Scorsese 'extend' actress' legs in 'Wolf of Wall Street'?

Those perfect pins may be a tall tale. Hollywood filmmakers are using computer tricks to "digitally extend" female stars' legs to look long and thin - and "The Wolf of Wall Street" actress Margot Robbie may be the latest victim, critics and special-effects pros said.

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Related Topix: Margot Robbie, Celebrities, Leonardo DiCaprio

NJ.com

Photos: Bridgegate boat takes top prize at Ocean City boat parade and decorating contest

OCEAN CITY - A Bridgegate boat featuring dancing cars and a mock toll booth took one of the top prizes at Ocean City's 61st annual Night in Venice boat parade and decorating contest on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Ocean City, NJ, Italy, World News,

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Star Tribune

TV picks for July 27-31:  "Sharknado 2," "Manhattan,"...

"Sharknado 2: The Second One" isn't going to win an ocean full of Emmys, but as junk food goes, it's downright delicious.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television

E! Online

Sandra Bullock Turns 50! See the Star's Best Looks

Between Selena Gomez ringing in 22 and Jennifer Lopez turning 45 , it's been a busy week for star-studded birthdays.

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TheCelebrityCafe

The reason 'Frozen' needs to be on Broadway

After the incredible success of its theatrical release back in November, the Disney film Frozen has become an instant classic.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Jon Voight: The father figure

Jon Voight and daughter Angelina Jolie have put their differences behind them. So why has he chosen to play television's baddest Dad? James Mottram finds out Jon Voight is giving me the low-down on why he was drawn to television drama Ray Donovan .

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Related Topix: In the Land of Blood and Honey, Animation Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Family, War Movies, Drama Movies, Coming Home, Mission: Impossible, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Jon Voight, World War Z

The Daily Beast

Jonathan Demme On Gaza and TransphobiaBy Marlow Stern

The Oscar winning filmmaker behind the celebrated films Stop Making Sense , Married to the Mob , The Silence of the Lambs , and more discussed his first feature in six years, A Master Builder , and much more.

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, The Silence of the Lambs, Rachel Getting Married, Thriller, Comedy Movies, Married to the Mob, Drama Movies, Something Wild, Golden Globe Awards, Family

Daily Mail

James Packer hits the red carpet with his Hollywood business...

James Packer has hit the red carpet in Hollywood in support of his friend and business partner, Hercules director Brett Ratner.

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Related Topix: Gravity

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Examiner.com

Oscars to celebrate film & aviation during 'Hollywood Takes to the Air' tribute

'Lilac Time' to be screened as part of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences weekend titled 'Hollywood Takes to the Air.'

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Related Topix: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Examiner.com

Disney Tests Fans' Knowledge With The Ultimate Frozen Quiz

If you're still singing "Let It Go" randomly as you go through your day or you really wanna build a snowman in the middle of summer, you're probably really annoying someone.

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Related Topix: Kristen Bell, Hot Chicks, Jonathan Groff, Dance, Idina Menzel

Deseret News

A black and white, and sometimes Technicolor, summer

Set your DVRs. Many of these classic, Oscar-worthy movies from the 1930s through 1960s can be seen during the summer months on TV.

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Related Topix: History Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Cleopatra, Celebrities, Elizabeth Taylor, Claudette Colbert, Marie Antoinette

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