On a wind-swept Saturday morning, soon-to-be graduates at the University of Montana were treated to an address by a man who is not only an Academy Award winning actor, but also the voice of the Yellow M&M, UM grad J.K. Simmons.
Looks like the rumors were true — actor and comedian Eddie Murphy has been officially tapped to host the 84th annual Academy Awards. Although Murphy has hosted other awards shows, this will be his first gig at the Oscars.
“Eddie is a comedic genius, one of the greatest and most influential live performers ever,” said show co-producer Brett Ratner, who also directed Murphy in the upcoming comedy ‘T
There weren't a whole lot of surprises at the 83rd Academy Awards -- as expected, "The King's Speech" took the big prize as Best Picture. The film about King George VI overcoming his stutter also garnered a Best Actor statue for Colin Firth and a Best Director win for Tom Hooper.
"King"'s four statuettes tied "Inception," which also nabbed four awards in technical cat
This year's opening sequence of the Academy Awards featured hosts James Franco and Anne Hathaway trying to tap Alec Baldwin's dreams for Oscar hosting advice.
The skit featured a bunch of this year's nominees for best picture, and a surprise appearance from an iconic film of yore. Read on to check it out.
Like over-the-top outfits and gushing acceptance speeches, shocking nomination snubs are part of the tradition of the Oscars. This year, fans are crowing about the exclusions of Mark Whalbergh for "The Fighter" and "Ryan Gosling" for "Blue Valentine."
We've rounded up some all of the best performances that didn't get recognition at the big show.
Come this February 27th, we will see who the Academy decides created the most movie magic and will bring home an Oscar. James Franco and Anne Hathaway will be hosting the event alongside a star studded group of presenters. We've got all of the nominations courtesy of the Academy right here. Did your favorites make the list?