Oscars: 84th Academy Award Nominations

Written on January 24, 2012 – 12:20 pm | by Seth Quillen |
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The nominations for the 84th Annual Academy Awards were announced this morning. Hugo comes out on top with 11 nominations. The Artist has 10 nominations but they’re in the bigger categories that people care about. Moneyball and Warhorse both grabbed six nods. The Oscars airs on ABC on Feb 26 at 7 pm EST. Here’s the […]

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Andy Serkis – An Oscar for ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’?

Written on January 16, 2012 – 4:21 pm | by Seth Quillen |
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It’s been going around for sometime, that Andy Serkis should get an Oscar for his amazing work in Rise of the Planet of the Apes. James Franso even wrote a personal appeal. My personal opinion has been that this is ridiculous. Serkis did the motion capture work which was later filled in by incredible computer graphic […]

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James Franco in the Fight for an Andy Serkis Oscar

Written on January 10, 2012 – 4:01 pm | by Seth Quillen |
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In an open letter to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Oscar guys, James franco made a case for Andy Serkis to receive an Oscar for his portrayal of the Ape, Caesar in the  film, Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes. Even though I disagree with a CG character receiving an award, Franco […]

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Billy Crystal Stars In Oscars Trailer: “Off the Grid”

Written on January 8, 2012 – 6:12 pm | by Seth Quillen |
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Here’s the official trailer of the 84th Academy Awards. The trailer features host Billy Crystal and celebrity cameo appearances by Robin Williams, Josh Duhamel, Megan Fox, William Fichtner and Vinnie Jones. Crystal stepped up to host the Oscars in the 11th hour after Eddie Murphy dropped out. This will mark Crystal’s ninth time as host. […]

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Eddie Murphy To Host The 84th Oscars

Written on September 6, 2011 – 2:52 pm | by Seth Quillen |
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Beverly Hills, CA — Oscar® nominee Eddie Murphy, whose performing career spans movies, television and the stage, will host this year’s Academy Awards show on Sunday, February 26, 2012, telecast producers Brett Ratner and Don Mischer announced today. This will be Murphy’s first hosting stint on the Oscars®. “Eddie is a comedic genius, one of […]

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