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82nd Academy Awards: Articles


Oscar In Memoriam Actress Mix-Up + Michael Jackson & Army Archerd In, Farrah Fawcett & Richard Todd Out

Farrah Fawcett. March 10, '10, update: According to People Online, Farrah Fawcett's family, friends, and fans have received “an apology” from Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences executive director Bruce Davis, who reportedly was responsible for the inclusions and omissions in the “In Memoriam” segment of Sunday's Academy Awards […]


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Oscar In Memoriam Actress Mix-Up + Michael Jackson & Army Archerd In, Farrah Fawcett & Richard Todd Out



Kathryn Bigelow Oscar Acceptance Speech: Iraqis Ignored + The Academy & Gender Politics

Kathryn Bigelow The Hurt Locker's Best Director Kathryn Bigelow's Oscar acceptance speech: “This really is… There's no other way to describe it, it's the moment of a lifetime. First of all, this is so extraordinary to be in the company of such powerful, my fellow nominees, such powerful filmmakers who […]


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Kathryn Bigelow Oscar Acceptance Speech: Iraqis Ignored + The Academy & Gender Politics



Sandra Bullock Oscar Acceptance Speech & Jesse James + 'Lover' Meryl Streep Remembered

Sandra Bullock. Best Actress Sandra Bullock's Oscar acceptance speech “Did I really earn this or did I just wear you all down? I would like to thank the Academy for allowing me in the last month to have the most incredible ride with rooms full of artists that I see […]


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Sandra Bullock Oscar Acceptance Speech & Jesse James + 'Lover' Meryl Streep Remembered



Jeff Bridges & Christoph Waltz Oscar Acceptance Speech + Molly Ringwald & Jon Cryer

Jeff Bridges. Best Actor Jeff Bridges' Oscar acceptance speech: “Oh! Thank you, Academy members! Mom and dad, yeah, look! Whoo! “Thank you, Mom and Dad, for turning me on to such a groovy profession. Oh, my dad and my mom, they loved show biz so much. I remember my mom, […]


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Jeff Bridges & Christoph Waltz Oscar Acceptance Speech + Molly Ringwald & Jon Cryer



James Cameron & Suzy Amis + Anna Kendrick & Kathy Bates: Academy Awards

James Cameron and wife Suzy Amis Pictured above are filmmaker James Cameron and wife Suzy Amis on the red carpet at the 2010 Academy Awards. Cameron was a Best Director nominee for the global blockbuster Avatar, the 3D sci-fier featuring Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, and Sigourney Weaver that has become […]


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James Cameron & Suzy Amis + Anna Kendrick & Kathy Bates: Academy Awards



Vera Farmiga & Charlize Theron + James Taylor & 'Prudence' Oscar Row: Academy Awards

Vera Farmiga on the Oscars' Red Carpet. Best Supporting Actress nominee Vera Farmiga Vera Farmiga arrives at the 82nd Academy Awards, held on March 7, '10, at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. Farmiga was a Best Supporting Actress nominee for her performance in Jason Reitman's Up in the Air, also […]


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Vera Farmiga & Charlize Theron + James Taylor & 'Prudence' Oscar Row: Academy Awards



Tina Fey & Sacha Baron Cohen, Jason Bateman & Steve Carell: Oscar Presenters

Sacha Baron Cohen (above in Bruno), Jason Bateman, Steve Carell, Tina Fey and Ben Stiller will be presenters at the 2010 Academy Awards telecast, the Academy has announced. This will be the debut appearances for Bateman and Baron Cohen – who had been rumored as a possible Oscarcast host. Stiller […]


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Tina Fey & Sacha Baron Cohen, Jason Bateman & Steve Carell: Oscar Presenters



'The Hurt Locker' Oscar Controversy: Producer Nicolas Chartier Vote-Soliciting Email

Feb. 27 update Anthony Mackie, Jeremy Renner in The Hurt Locker The Hurt Locker producer Nicolas Chartier will be facing some sort of punishment from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences following multiple e-mails he sent out asking Academy members to vote for the Kathryn Bigelow-directed Iraq War […]


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'The Hurt Locker' Oscar Controversy: Producer Nicolas Chartier Vote-Soliciting Email



Kristen Stewart & Zac Efron Oscar Presenters, 'Mystery Buyer' Returns Bette Davis Oscar

Kristen Stewart: Oscar presence to boost TV ratings? Kristen Stewart & Zac Efron, Taylor Lautner & Miley Cyrus: Oscar presenters Kristen Stewart, Zac Efron, Taylor Lautner, and Miley Cyrus have been added to the roster of presenters at the 2010 Oscar ceremony. This will be Efron and Cyrus' second appearance […]


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Kristen Stewart & Zac Efron Oscar Presenters, 'Mystery Buyer' Returns Bette Davis Oscar



Best Actor Oscar: Colin Firth & George Clooney + Jeff Bridges

Best Actor Oscar nominees Colin Firth, Jeff Bridges, George Clooney, Morgan Freeman, Jeremy Renner at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 2010 Oscar Nominees Luncheon held this afternoon at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. This year's five Best Actor nominees are in the running for the […]


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Best Actor Oscar: Colin Firth & George Clooney + Jeff Bridges



Philipp Stölzl Bergfilm 'North Face' & Oscar Set Unveiled

Directed by Philipp Stölzl from a screenplay by Stölzl, Christoph Silber, Johannes Naber, and Rupert Henning, the stunningly shot mountain-climbing drama North Face is currently playing in the Los Angeles area at Encino's Town Center 5, West LA's Royal Theatre, and Pasadena's Playhouse 7, in addition to Irvine's University Town […]


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Philipp Stölzl Bergfilm 'North Face' & Oscar Set Unveiled



Penélope Cruz & Kate Winslet Presenters, Academy Awards' Unglamorous Side

Penélope Cruz Best Supporting Actress Oscar winner (with past winner Anjelica Huston behind her). Oscar presenters Penélope Cruz, Kate Winslet and Sean Penn Penélope Cruz, Kate Winslet, and Sean Penn – the three living performers who won Oscars in the acting categories last year – will return as presenters at […]


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Penélope Cruz & Kate Winslet Presenters, Academy Awards' Unglamorous Side



Official Best Picture Oscar-Nominated Producers Named

Best Picture Oscar-nominated drama 'The Blind Side' with Quinton Aaron and Sandra Bullock. Official Oscar-Nominated Best Picture producers named for 'The Blind Side,' 'The Hurt Locker' Producer credits for 2010 Best Picture nominees The Blind Side and The Hurt Locker have been determined (Feb. 4) by the Academy of Motion […]


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Official Best Picture Oscar-Nominated Producers Named



Meryl Streep & George Clooney Win More Awards + Only One Oscar Ballot Selection Counts

George Clooney and Vera Farmiga in Up in the Air (Dale Robinette / Paramount) Usual suspects Up, Up in the Air, Kathryn Bigelow, George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Mo'Nique, and Christoph Waltz are the Kansas City Film Critics Circle's choices for best of 2009. Jason Reitman's comedy-drama Up in the Air […]


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Meryl Streep & George Clooney Win More Awards + Only One Oscar Ballot Selection Counts



Insect Sounds Documentary Tops European Film Awards + Oscar Foreign Language Film Entries

Best Foreign Language Film Oscar: Brutal French prison & Nazis-in-the-making among contenders Sixty-five countries have submitted films for consideration in the Foreign Language Film category for the 82nd Academy Awards®, Academy President Tom Sherak announced today. The 2009 submissions are: Albania, “Alive!,” Artan Minarolli, director; Argentina, “El Secreto de Sus […]


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Insect Sounds Documentary Tops European Film Awards + Oscar Foreign Language Film Entries