Expect Some “Bold Risks” On Oscar Night

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/tv/The-81st-Annual-Academy-Awards/103317/1008654179/Academy-Awards%3A-Anything-Is-Possible/embed 420 355] Sid Ganis, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, advised the 112 contenders gathered at the annual nominees luncheon on Monday to expect a lot of new things come Oscar night. Ganis told the assemblage (including our very own Andy Hunsaker) “You’re in for a big surprise. Your […]

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2008 Academy Award Nominees – “Benjamin Button” Leads With 13 Nods, “Slumdog Millionaire” Scores 10

The nominations for the 81st Annual Academy Awards were announced today, and aside from an insane comedy like Tropic Thunder actually being recognized for once and a strong showing from the little-seen Frozen River, the Academy seemed to play it very safe, giving 13 nominations to David Fincher’s The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, which […]

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