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...

'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...

`Titanic's' next stop: The Academy Awards

...The next port of call: the Academy Awards. "Does this prove that size...possible indication of winners at the Academy Awards on March 23. In the last 15 years...best actress awards. Unlike the Academy Awards, the Golden Globes honor television...

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Academy Awards ratings down 8 percent from last year

NEW YORK - An estimated 38.8 million people watched the Academy Awards on ABC, down 8 percent from last year and the second-worst showing in nearly two decades, according to Nielsen Media Research...

2005 Academy Awards contest

Fortunately, the Academy Awards come but once a year.\r \r Last year, I challenged readers of The Augusta Chronicle to best me at predicting the six "marquee...