An Academy Award nomination is an incomparable stamp of approval for any film — and for an indie feature coming out of the Sundance Film Festival, in some cases, it’s a downright miracle.
With only eight films nominated for Best Picture at this year’s Oscars, we point out five additional films that deserved a spot in this prestigious Academy Award category.
Academy Awards organizers want back a 1942 Oscar awarded to Joseph Wright; it was recently sold at auction for over $79,000.
Anonymous buyer pays $79,000 for 1942 Oscar won by Joseph C. Wright for his work on “My Gal Sal.”
“12 Years a Slave” won the best picture Oscar at the 86th Academy Awards. Also winning Oscars for best actress and best actor were Cate Blanchett for “Blue Jasmine” and Matthew McConaughey for “Dallas Buyers Club.” Lupita Nyong’o of “12 Years a Slave,” and Jared Leto of “Dallas Buyers Club” took supporting acting honors. The Academy Awards were handed out Sunday night in Los Angeles.
List of winners at Sunday’s 86th annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Best Picture: “12 Years a Slave.” Actor: Matthew McConaughey, “Dallas Buyers Club.” Actress: Cate Blanchett, “Blue […]
Lupita Nyong’o is preparing herself for normalcy. After the frenzy that’s followed her gripping performance in “12 Years a Slave,” she wants to be ready for life back home in New York.
In a hydra-headed Oscar race, “American Hustle,” “12 Years a Slave” and “Gravity” all have legitimate claims to favorite status.
Nothing screams glamour, luxury, adventure and decadence like Hollywood. Always a beacon across the world, Hollywood particularly comes into its own every year on the night of the Academy Awards.
Keep up with the Oscars, from the nominees to the red carpet to the podium. And the Oscar goes to…