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Oscar Nominations Will Be Unveiled Thursday Morning January 21, 2009 2:53 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in 81st Academy Awards, Awards, Movies, News, Oscars.
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academyawards-012109Academy President Sid Ganis will be accompanied by actor Forest Whitaker to announce the nominations for the 81st Academy Awards on Thursday, January 22nd at 8:30am ET/5:30am PT.

10 of the 24 award categories will be unveiled at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. Nominations information for all categories will be distributed simultaneously to news media in attendance and via the internet on the official Academy Awards Web site at www.oscar.com.

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7 Films In the Running for Visual Effects Oscar January 7, 2009 3:12 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Movies, News, Oscars.
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oscar-010709As expected, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have narrowed down the field of films in the running for the Visual Effects category to seven for the 81st Academy Awards.  These seven films will be further narrowed to just three selections on January 15th.  Here is the list of the final seven:

  • Australia
  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
  • The Dark Knight
  • Hellboy II: The Golden Army
  • Iron Man
  • Journey to the Center of the Earth
  • The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

Source: Oscars.org

80th Annual Academy Awards Nominations Announced January 22, 2008 2:09 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Academy Awards, Awards, Movies, News, Oscars.
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Nominations for the 80th Annual Academy Awards have been released. Check them out after the jump.

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