Posts with the tag 84th Academy Awards.

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The 2012 Oscars: An Exercise in Apathy

Posted by: Elizabeth Hughes Belzil  •  February 29, 2012 @ 7:31pm

Do you care about the Oscars? I know I sure don't. It's not because I don't care about movies -- a matter of fact, I care a great deal -- or because I believe that taste is wholly subjective and ranking favorites absurd.

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Oscar Talk: Artistic Triumph (Mike Walkey's 84th Academy Award Highlights)

Posted by: Mike Walkey  •  February 27, 2012 @ 11:02am

Meryl Streep won her first Oscar the year I was born. She won her second three years later, then proceeded to rack up more nominations than any living actor, cementing her reputation as greatest ever.

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84th Academy Awards: A complete list of Oscar winners, plus our live tweets from the show

Posted by: Paul Little  •  February 26, 2012 @ 4:20am

It's finally here -- Oscar Sunday! All the other awards shows have come and gone, with the Golden Globes, the Screen Actors Guild Awards, the Directors Guild of America Awards, the Writers Guild of America Awards, and the BAFTAs now behind us.

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Oscar Talk: The First Annual Walkwards!

Posted by: Mike Walkey  •  February 25, 2012 @ 3:49pm

It's that time of year. This Sunday marks the 84th Academy Awards, where Hollywood hands out Oscars celebrating the year's best in film.

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Oscar Talk: Box Office vs. The Academy

Posted by: Mike Walkey  •  February 21, 2012 @ 6:22pm

If you read the list of nominees this year, or any year, and wondered, "I've never heard of these films," you're not alone.

Year after year, the Academy overlooks many of the top-grossing films of the year in favour of smaller films that play in far fewer theatres and make much less money.

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Oscar Talk: Comedy vs. The Academy

Posted by: Mike Walkey  •  February 12, 2012 @ 5:57pm

Every year there are numerous films or performances that do not get nominated for an Academy Award and the media throws the word "snubbed" around as if the omission was some kind of personal slight.

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Oscar Talk: What Y'all Complainin' Bout?

Posted by: Mike Walkey  •  January 28, 2012 @ 6:31am

The blogosphere runs amok every time a pop culture event hits, big or small, allowing people to debate the pros and cons of anything and everything. This week's Oscar nominations are no different: an event tailor made for master debaters of pop culture.

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2012 Oscar nominations: Hollywood looks back in time as Hugo and The Artist lead the way

Posted by: Paul Little  •  January 24, 2012 @ 9:20am

With just over a month until the 84th Academy Awards -- which take place on Sunday, February 26th -- the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (via Academy President Tom Sherak and Oscar-nominated actress Jennifer Lawrence) announced this year's Oscar nominations early this morning.

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