• Oscar Speeches: Janney, Allsion–Supporting Actress, I Tonya

    I have a speech together of all the people I didn’t thank and you were at the top of the list because you really started everything for me. And Howard Stern also. The two of you really started my career–Allison Janney.

    Hollywood 2018: Oscar Winners Matt Damon and Ben Affleck to Adopt Inclusion Rider

    Producing partners and Oscar winners Matt Damon and Ben Affleck (Good Will Hunting) have announced that they will adopt the inclusion rider agreement in all their future production deals through their Pearl Street company.

    Oscar 2018: Robert Lopez, Oscar Winning Somngwriter (Coco) Achieves EGOT Status

    Songwriter Robert Lopez became the first person to become a “double EGOT” with his Oscar win for co-writing with wife Kristen Anderson-Lopez “Remember” from Pixar’s animated film Coco. Lopez, who had already achieved EGOT status by winning every major show-business award — the Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony— by 2014, has since that time earned […]

    Oscar 2018: Show

    The 90th Academy Awards are taking place on Sunday, honoring the best in film from the past year. Nominees include Guillermo del Toro’s “The Shape of Water,” which leads the pack with 13 nominations, along with “Dunkirk” with eight nods and Martin McDonagh’s “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” with seven. All three films earned best picture […]

    Oscar Speeches: Hathaway, Anne–Supporting Actress, Les Miserable

    Anne Hathaway responded to those who criticized her 2013 best supporting actress acceptance speech on Instagram before the 2018 Oscar ceremony. The actress won the award for her portrayal of Fantine in Tom Hooper’s film adaption of the musical “Les Miserables.” After her win, some expressed disdain for previous comments she made about playing Fantine […]

    Oscar Artists: Selznick, David O.–Producer of Eight Oscar Nominated Films

    Eight of David O. Selznick’s productions were nominated for the Best Picture Oscar, and two have actually won: Gone With the Wind in 1939 and Rebecca in 1940.

    Oscar Speeches: Soderbergh–Traffic

    Steven Soderbergh, winner of the 2000 Best Director for Traffic, said: “I want to thank anyone who spends part of their day creating.” Share this:

    Oscar Actors: Fontaine, Joan–One Win (Rebecca), Three Oscar Nominations,

    Joan Fontaine is the only actress to win a lead Oscar for a Hitchcock film, Suspicion, in 1941.

    Oscar Actors: Shearer, Norma–The Divorceer-Winning Performance

    As scripted by Nick Grinde, Zelda Sears, and John Meehan, "The Divorcee" was audacious and steamy for its times. It's doubtful that a movie with such outré sexual politics could have been made after 1934, when Hollywood reinstated the Production Code, a censorship system that prevailed for over 30 years.









    Oscar Actors: Pickford, Mary–Coquette

    Vet silent actress Mary Pickford won her first and only Best Actress Oscar for the melodrama Coquette, in which she plays a southern belle whose affair with a man beneath her class leads to a disaster.

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