U.S. first lady Michelle Obama made a surprise and unprecedented appearance on Sunday’s Oscars telecast when she presented the award for Best Picture, the first time a president or first lady has ever presented an Academy Award.
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By Adam Howard, theGrio.com (Article originally published on theGrio.com.) While movie industry insiders are anxiously awaiting the results of the contentious race for best picture (will the Ben Affleck snub help… More
Nominations morning last month revealed major surprises for the Academy Awards, promising one of the most wide-open campaigns ever for Hollywood’s highest honors.
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The CIA thrillers “Argo” and “Zero Dark Thirty” have won top screenplay honors from the Writers Guild of America.
Ben Affleck’s “Argo” was crowned best film at the BAFTAs on Sunday while Daniel Day-Lewis bagged yet another leading actor award for the title role in “Lincoln” as an increasingly familiar awards season script unfolded in London.
Iran hostage drama “Argo” continued its trophy-winning streak on Saturday, taking the top prize at the Producers Guild Awards in the latest boost to its chances at the Oscars.
It was a brisk, businesslike and fairly bland evening as the actors union handed out honors to a predictable lineup of winners who generally had triumphed at earlier Hollywood ceremonies or past SAG shows.
Hours after a surprise snub in Academy Award nominations, Ben Affleck won best director and his film “Argo” was named best picture at the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards.
The Civil War saga “Lincoln” leads the Academy Awards with 12 nominations, including best picture. Details …