Travolta weathers highs, lows of acting career

...latest step back into the spotlight at the Feb. 22 Academy Awards was uneasy.He's been widely pilloried for his...could again make Travolta a part of next year's Academy Awards, albeit in a much different way.But Travolta has...

'Imitation Game' is reviving interest in secret WWII site

...the effort to crack Nazi Germany's Enigma cipher. The film starring Benedict Cumberbatch was nominated for eight Academy Awards."It's absolutely marvelous," said Charlotte Webb, 91, who worked at Bletchley during the war. "Our story...

Paine College student has role in 'Selma' movie

...motion picture Selma, which received four Golden Globe Award nominations and one for Best Picture in the upcoming Academy Awards for its portrayal of the 1965 voting rights marches led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. He hopes it is just the start...

Wine Time: Director's Cut Zinfandel 2012, Dry Creek Valley

...know is that he also is a renowned wine producer.The wine comes along at a perfect time to prepare for Sunday's Academy Awards show. I wanted to find a good wine with a movie connection. There are more of them than you might imagine because...

When politics are slow, gift shopping I will go

...tallest cocktail maker at 5 feet and mixes "one heck of a drink."Other fantasy gifts include:? The Vanity Fair Academy Awards Experience during, which "you and a very special guest will play the part of Hollywood royalty during the film industry's...

'Hustle' and 'Gravity' lead Oscars

The Academy Awards appear to be the three-horse race...nominations. The nominations for the 86th Academy Awards, announced Thursday morning in Beverly...years and drawn good reviews. The Academy Awards have meanwhile struggled to freshen...

TCM documentary shows conditional love for Oscar

...than a promotional film for the Academy Awards.It is, after all, an inside...most consistent criticism of the Academy Awards: How they've turned artistic...the film's directors said the Academy Awards remains The Big Show of the movie-award...

Oscar winners list

List of winners at Sunday's 86th annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.Best Picture: "12 Years a Slave." Actor: Matthew McConaughey...

Next year's Academy Awards show set for end of February

...sticking with his date. The late-February date for the Academy Awards presentation, that is. Next year, the statuettes...could take place before the Oscars. For the next Academy Awards, nomination ballots will be mailed Dec. 27; nominations...

Jon Stewart slated to host Academy Awards

...Sciences announced Thursday. The Academy Awards show's producer said Stewart...Stewart, who will host the Academy Awards telecast for the first time...on his life. The 78th annual Academy Awards will air March 5 on ABC from Hollywood...