Tagged:  Academy Awards

By JPRoscoe, January 15, 2016 0 The Latest

The 88th Academy Award Nominations were announced on January 14, 2016.  The top nominated film was were The Revenant with twelve nominations.  The Academy Awards were given out on February 28, 2016 by host Chris Rock surrounded by controversy due to… Read More »

By JPRoscoe, January 15, 2015 0 Movie News, The Latest

The 87th Academy Award nominations were announced on January 15, 2015 in Los Angeles with the awards being presented on February 22, 2015. Best Picture: American Sniper BasementRejects Review WINNER:  Birdman BasementRejects Review Boyhood BasementRejects Review The Grand Budapest Hotel… Read More »

By JPRoscoe, February 20, 2014 0 The Latest

The 83rd Academy Awards were announced on January 25, 2011 for films released in 2010.  The awards were given away on February 27, 2011. Best Picture: 127 Hours Black Swan BasementRejects Review The Fighter BasementRejects Review Inception BasementRejects Review The… Read More »

By JPRoscoe, February 9, 2014 0 Movie News, The Latest

The 34th Academy Awards were held at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium on April 9, 1962.  The awards honored films released in 1961.  At this point the Academy was still giving two awards away (color/black-and-white) for Art Direction, Cinematography, and… Read More »

By JPRoscoe, February 4, 2014 0 Movie News, The Latest

The Fourth Academy Awards were presented on November 10, 1931 for films released in 1930 and 1931.  The awards were the first awards to have multiple wins for a single picture.  Cimerron (often listed as one of the worst Best… Read More »

By JPRoscoe, February 3, 2014 0 The Latest

The 3rd Academy Awards were given away on November 5, 1930 at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles.  The awards honored movies released in 1929 and 1930.  Lewis Milestone (who won for Best Director) became the first two time winner… Read More »

By JPRoscoe, February 2, 2014 1 Movie News

The 2nd Academy Awards were given away at the Ambassador Hotel’s famed Cocoanut Grove in Los Angeles on April 3, 1930 for films released in 1928 and 1929.  The presentation was broadcast on radio and despite existing lists now, at… Read More »

By JPRoscoe, February 1, 2014 0 Movie News

The first Academy Awards were given for movies released in 1927 and 1928.  The awards were presented on May 16, 1929 at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.  The first film to win Best Picture (then called Outstanding Picture) was the one… Read More »

By JPRoscoe, January 16, 2014 0 Movie News, The Latest

The 86th Academy Award nominations were announced on January 16, 2014.  The awards are to be presented on March 2, 2014.  On January 29, the nomination of the song “Alone Yet Not Alone” from the small religious film Alone Yet Not Alone… Read More »

By JPRoscoe, January 11, 2013 0 Movie News

On January 10, 2013, the 85th Academy Award Nominations were announced.  The Academy Awards will take place on February 24, 2012.  This year, the category of Best Art Direction was changed to Best Production Design. The Academy Award nominees are… Read More »