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2 hrs ago | HeraldNet

Oscars' Governors Awards recipients named

The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Thursday that it would present Harry Belafonte with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award and give honorary Oscars to Jean-Claude Carriere, Hayao Miyazaki and Maureen O'Hara.

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Related Topix: The World, the Flesh and the Devil, Drama Movies, Carmen Jones, Musical Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Harry Belafonte, Folk, Black Entertainment, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Horror Movies, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Family

Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Washington Post

Celebrity Nude-Photo Hack May Be Breach of Apple's ICloud

Best Actress nominee Jennifer Lawrence arrives on the red carpet for the 85th Annual Academy Awards in Hollywood, California, on February 24, 2013.

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Related Topix: iCloud, Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Find My iPhone, iPod touchiPad App, Computer Security

AmericanBankingNews.com

Oscars: Sweden Picks 'Force Majeure' Best Foreign Language Film Candidate

Ruben Ostlund's Force Majeure, a drama about a family on a ski vacation caught in an avalanche, will be Sweden's candidate for the 2015 best foreign language film Oscar.

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Related Topix: Avalanche

Park Record

Inquiries begin into nude celebrity photo leaks

In this Sunday, March 2, 2014, file photo, Jennifer Lawrence arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Silver Linings Playbook, Jennifer Lawrence, Los Angeles, CA, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

Red Bluff Daily News

Jennifer Lawrence requests nude pics investigation

In this Sunday, March 2, 2014, file photo, Jennifer Lawrence arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Silver Linings Playbook, The Hunger Games, Jennifer Lawrence, Los Angeles, CA

Hollywood Reporter

Telluride: Hilary Swank Angles for Another Shot at Oscar with 'The Homesman'

The 40-year-old already has two best actress statuettes on her shelf, and is in fine form as a woman trying to do "a man's job" in Tommy Lee Jones' western Hilary Swank already has two best actress Oscars on her shelf, for Boys Don't Cry and Million Dollar Baby , which is something that only 12 other women have ever been able to claim.

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Related Topix: Amelia, Conviction, Drama Movies, Short, Boys Don't Cry, Hilary Swank, Celebrities, Tommy Lee Jones

ContactMusic.com

Al Pacino in Oscars Hunt After Stunning Venice Film Festival with 'Manglehorn'

Al Pacino , now 74, has nothing left to prove in the acting word. He has an Oscar, four Golden Globes, two Emmys and two Tony awards to his name and although he may not have another Serpico or Dog Day Afternoon on the cards, Pacino is continuing to turn in stellar performances.

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Related Topix: Dog Day Afternoon, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Al Pacino, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television

Sun Aug 31, 2014

OhNoTheyDidnt

Snowpiercer Is The First Oscars Screener Sent To Academy Members

Boasting a 95% Fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes, Bong Joon-ho's Snowpiercer has become one of the most critically heralded films of the year.

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Related Topix: Snowpiercer, Fruitvale Station, Celebrities, John Hurt

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

Telluride 2014: Personal Politics in "Rosewater," "Tales of the Grim Sleeper"

It's that rare found-footage film with a strong premise, a memorably eccentric style, and plenty of energy to burn.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

South China Morning Post

Filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki to be awarded honorary Oscar

Veteran Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki, whose Studio Ghibli recently announced it was halting filmmaking, will receive an honorary Oscar, the US Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced.

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Related Topix: The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Horror Movies, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Family, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Maureen O'Hara

USA Today

Belafonte, O'Hara to receive honorary Oscars

Harry Belafonte and screen siren Maureen O'Hara are among four honorary Oscar recipients announced by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

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Related Topix: Harry Belafonte, Folk, Black Entertainment, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Horror Movies, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Family, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, The Parent Trap, Miracle on 34th Street, Movies, Entertainment

Shiny shiny

Moviegoers don't care about CSI, say neuroscientists

All those fantastical worlds filmmakers create on computers might give movies an impressive backdrop or stunningly scary monsters, but when it comes to CGI, it turns out viewers' natural reaction is meh.

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Related Topix: Iron Man 2

TIME.com

Six Movies Set on Labor Day That You Can Watch This Weekend

It's not quite as illustrious a group as those set on July 4th, but they'll certainly get the job done if you're looking to get in the end-of-summer spirit Synopsis: It's a rather apt way to start the list.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Kate Winslet, Josh Brolin, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Los Angeles Times

'The Notebook' is a chilling but reductive World War II tale

Based on the international bestseller by Agota Kristof, "The Notebook" represented Hungary in the Academy Awards' foreign-language film competition but failed to garner a nomination.

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Related Topix: Jordan, World News, Movies, Entertainment

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Vanity Fair

Maureen O'Hara's Oscar

Lest you doubt that awards season is upon us, the Academy has announced the recipients of its 2014 honorary Oscars today.

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Related Topix: Rio Grande, Western, Comedy Movies, Only the Lonely, Drama Movies, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Horror Movies, Animation Movies, Miracle on 34th Street, Family, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Maureen O'Hara

Film School Rejects

Meet the 2014 Honorary Oscar Winners: Miyazaki, O'Hara, Carriere and Belafonte

Proving the Honorary Oscars are not simply lifetime achievement awards given as a consolation prize, two of this year's four Governors Award recipients are already Academy Award winners.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Only the Lonely, Drama Movies, Miracle on 34th Street, Family, Celebrities, Maureen O'Hara, Carmen Jones, Musical Movies

Spokane 7

Dog Day' documentary offers reprieve from dog days of summer

It's a pretty lousy week for movies. Next week doesn't look much better. Yes, we're just hitting the lull that always occurs between the end of summer movie season and the beginning of Oscar season, when Hollywood uses late August and early September as a dumping ground for one bad movie after another .

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Related Topix: Dog Day Afternoon, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Thriller, Prison

Detroit Free Press

No jail for man arrested amid Philip Seymour Hoffman probe

Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, posing with his Oscar for Best Actor in the film 'Capote' during the 2006 Academy Awards, has died.

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Capote, Celebrities, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Drugs

Los Angeles Times

Oscars 2014: Academy names Governors Awards recipients

Harry Belafonte will receive the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award.

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Related Topix: The World, the Flesh and the Devil, Drama Movies, Carmen Jones, Musical Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Harry Belafonte, Folk, Black Entertainment, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Horror Movies, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Family, Movies, Entertainment

Examiner.com

'Mary Poppins' at 50: Recalling a jazzy session with Duke Ellington

It is nigh on impossible to fully comprehend the impact Walt Disney had on not just American society but the world itself.

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Related Topix: Mary Poppins, Comedy Movies, Family, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Jazz, Duke Ellington, Walt Disney, Dick Van Dyke

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