The Oscars

Scorsese And Apple Are Teaming Up To Tempt The Oscars With An Original Film Starring De Niro And...

Could Apple be on the cusp of scoring a Best Picture win at the Oscars? The company is teaming up with Paramount on Martin Scorsese's highly-anticipated upcoming movie Killers of the Flower Moon, Deadline reports. The film stars Leonardo DiCaprio...
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Letters To The Editor: Oscars Risk Irrelevance By Making Streaming-only Films Awards-eligible

Time was when everyone could see an Oscar-nominated film in a theater. Soon, you might have to pay a streaming service for the privilege.

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We're Already Talking About Postponing The Oscars

Covid-19 has prompted a massive swath of cancellations—festivals, weddings, vacations, everyone’s future. And now, even the Oscars are on the chopping block, even though they take place in February. So much for those “packed churches by...
Related topics: Festival, Religion

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The Academy May Postpone Oscars 2021: Report

Not even the Oscars are immune from the ensuing pandemic. According to Variety, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences may postpone the 93rd Academy Awards, set to go down on February 28th of next year. “It’s likely they’ll be...

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Editorial: We Don't Need A Theater To Know When Movies Are Oscar-worthy. The Academy Shouldn't...

Oscars eligibility rules are loosened this year because of the pandemic. Given shifts in viewing habits, the Academy should make the change permanent.

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Blueface Prepares For Hollywood By Showing Off His Acting Skills

Get the Oscars ready.

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Will The Academy Postpone The 2021 Oscars By Four Months?

Personall, I’m more focused on which sports are “coming back” and am not as concerned about the awards shows. So far, the US Open is still loosely scheduled to begin in late August, although they’re saying that they’ll wait until June to...

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The Oscars Ends Dvd Screeners For Reasons Other Than Piracy, Which Will Of Course Continue

Oscars DVD screeners, the DVDs that get sent out to judges that are up for an award, have been an on again, off again topic for years at Techdirt. These screeners were at one time a very prevalent source for pirated films that showed up on the...

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Thinking The Unthinkable: Contracts Tell How An Oscar Delay (or Scratch) Would Work

  It now seems reasonably certain that this film awards season will be remembered for delivering the “Oscars With An Asterisk.” On Tuesday, governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, bowing to coronavirus-induced theater...

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Who Benefits Most From The Oscars Qualifying Vod Releases

While studios and theater owners battle about the issue of day-and-date VOD releases, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has decided to go easy on the film industry in these difficult times. The organization behind the Oscars...

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Trevor Noah Opines On The Oscars Inviting Streamers: And The Winner Is …

Trevor Noah kicked off his monologue for tonight’s The Daily Social Distancing Show by noting that the U.S. has recorded it millionth case of COVID-19. But let’s stick with the comedy. The Comedy Central late-night host spent a few...

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Oscars To Allow Netflix Movies And Other Streaming Content To Qualify Next Year

Valerie Macon/Getty Images The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science will allow content on streaming platforms such as Netflix and Amazon Prime to qualify for the 2021 Oscars, it announced in a press release. “The devastating COVID-19...
Related topics: Netflix, Amazon

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Oscars Suspend Movie Theater Rule Due To Coronavirus

Los Angeles (AFP) – Movies that skip the big screen will be allowed to contend for Oscars this year, the Academy said Tuesday in a significant rule change forced by the coronavirus pandemic.Traditionally the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and...

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Oscars Change Eligibility Rules In Response To Global Pandemic

With theaters closed down and movie releases being postponed because of the pandemic, the film industry is expected to hemorrhage at least $20 billion dollars. In response to the sweeping adjustments filmmakers, studios, and more are being forced...

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Oscars Keeping Show Date But Make Big News As Academy Lightens Eligibility Rules, Combines Sound...

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and its board of governors, meeting virtually, have approved rules changes for next year’s 93rd annual Academy Awards, including lightening eligibility requirements for films debuting on...

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Academy Alters Oscars Rules: Streaming Films Eligible, Sound Categories Combined, And More

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ board of governors met this morning and voted to make some important changes to eligibility requirements for the 2021 Oscars ceremony. The biggest of these is that the board has nixed the...

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Streamed Films Will Be Eligible For Oscars' Best Picture In 2021

To be considered eligible, a film should be screened at least seven days consecutively, but since all Los Angeles County movie theatres have been closed due to quarantine measures amid the COVID-19 outbreak, Oscars made exemption rules for the 93rd...

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The Daily Gossip: April 27, 2020

1. Might another Barack and Michelle Obama documentary be headed to the Oscars in 2021? Becoming, a surprise film revolving around Michelle Obama and the book tour for her 2018 memoir of the same name, is dropping next week, Netflix has revealed....
Related topics: Documentaries, Netflix

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Oscars: Academy Board Of Governors To Meet And Announce Eligibility And Rules Changes As...

On Tuesday morning, exactly 10 months to the day before the 93rd annual Academy Awards on February 28, 2021, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ board of governors will gather virtually to discuss and approve changes in rules...

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Netflix Is Releasing A Surprise Documentary About Michelle Obama

Might another Barack and Michelle Obama documentary be headed to the Oscars in 2021? Becoming, a surprise documentary film revolving around Michelle Obama and the book tour for her 2018 memoir, is dropping next week, Netflix has revealed. The film...
Related topics: Netflix, Documentaries

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