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  • Spike Lee to Receive Honorary Academy Award

    Aug 27, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Spike Lee will finally get an Oscar. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Thursday that the filmmaker and two actresses, Gena Rowlands and Debbie Reynolds, will receive honorary Academy Awards Nov. 14 at its annual Governors Awards ceremony. Lee and Rowlands will receive honorary Oscars for their career achievements. Each has been […]

  • Kevin Hart, F. Gary Gray, Gugu Mbatha-Raw Invited to Join Academy

    Jun 26, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has issued invitations to 322 new members to join the Oscar-granting organization — among them actors Kevin Hart, David Oyelowo and Gugu Mbatha-Raw; directors F. Gary Gray, Stan Lathan and Malcolm D. Lee, “Dope” writer Rick Famuyiwa and casting director Aisha Coley (“Selma,” “Beyond the Lights”). The […]

  • Terrence Howard Gives Play by Play of his Oscars Debacle (Watch)

    Mar 3, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *Finally…an explanation of what really happened as Terrence Howard presented the best picture nominees at the Academy Awards last month. As previously reported, his reading of the teleprompter was filled with painfully-awkward pauses, overly-dramatic intonations, a pause to swallow emotion and at one point, an abrupt knocking noise that sounded like he bumped himself into the […]

  • Octavia Spencer Defends Neil Patrick Harris: Oscar Bit ‘Was Not Racist’ (Watch)

    Mar 2, 15 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *As Oscar host, Neil Patrick Harris tasked front row guest and former Oscar winner for “The Help,” Octavia Spencer, with guarding a locked box that would later reveal his Oscar predictions as part of a magic trick. And for that, some have labeled him racist. Folks were asking why he had to pick Octavia, who happened […]

  • Lupita Nyong’o’s Pearl Oscar Dress Stolen from Hotel Room

    Feb 26, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *Somebody stole Lupita Nyong’o’s pearls…meaning her Oscar dress. Last year’s Best Supporting Actress winner wore a frock made of 6,000 white Akoya pearls, valued at $150,000. According to TMZ, the dress was taken out of her room at The London West Hollywood. Sources say Lupita told cops it was taken sometime between 8 a.m. and […]

  • Giuliana Rancic Gives On-Air Apology for Dreadlock Comment (Watch)

    Feb 25, 15 by EURPublisher01 4 Comments

    *Giuliana Rancic has reported on her share of celebrity on-air apologies as a co-host on “E! News.” Yesterday, she used the show to give one of her own. Rancic acknowledged that she “went too far” during an Academy Awards special of her other E! program “Fashion Police” when discussing Zendaya Coleman’s dreads. She said, “I […]