‘The Kings Speech’ Gets 12 Oscar Nominations

By DAVID GERMAIN BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — The British monarchy saga “The King’s Speech” leads the Academy Awards with 12 nominations, including best picture and acting honors for Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter and Geoffrey Rush. “This story has struck such a rich resonant chord with audiences of all ages, which is very exciting – […]

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Best Picture: Slumdog Millionaire

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Slumdog-Millionaire/141965/912943614/Slumdog-Millionaire%3A-Trailer-1/embed 420 355] . Capping a night of Oscar wins, eight in total, Slumdog Millionaire celebrated with the biggest Academy Award of all, that of Best Picture. “Thank you so much to the Academy,” said executive producer Christian Colson, who was backed onstage by the cast and producers. “Our film was a collaboration among […]

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Blast From The Past: When Oscar Looked To The Future – And Set It To Music

[iframe http://www.youtube.com/v/DTRWOzKmbIM&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0&color1=0x3a3a3a&color2=0x999999&border=1″></param><param name=”allowFullScreen” value=”true”></param><param name=”allowscriptaccess” value=”always”></param><embed src=”http://www.youtube.com/v/DTRWOzKmbIM&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0&color1=0x3a3a3a&color2=0x999999&border=1″ type=”application/x-shockwave-flash” allowscriptaccess=”always” allowfullscreen=”true” width=”420″ height=”355″></embed] . In 1988, Oscar featured Corey Feldman, Holly Robinson, Keith Coogan, and Tyrone Power Jr. in this cheesetastic number. Also check out Patrick Dempsey, Blair Underwood, and Rob Lowe dancing the night away.

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