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Advertisers flock to Oscar

...the 1999 Super Bowl, and ABC, a unit of the Walt Disney Co., topped $1 million for the first time selling 30-second Oscar spots for Sunday's broadcast. Revlon, American Express, Gap and Merrill Lynch are among the dozen or so major advertisers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/19/bus_256579.shtml
Business
Academy takes strict hands-on policy for Oscar advertising

...second most-watched program after the football championship. ABC is charging a record $1.5 million for a 30-second Oscar ad, and has been sold out since September. CBS took in $2.3 million for a half-minute of ad time on the Super...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/24/mov_405668.shtml
Movies
Jude Law far from obscure

...I just follow my appetite really." His appetite has devoured a smorgasbord of roles in "Cold Mountain" (his second Oscar nomination), "Road to Perdition," "A.I. Artificial Intelligence," "Enemy at the Gates" and "eXistenZ...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/27/mov_432524.shtml
Movies
Tom Cruise turns deadly as merciless hitman in 'Collateral'

...has become Cruise's big action franchise. Number Three is in the works. - "Jerry Maguire," 1996: Brought his second Oscar nomination as a sports agent trying to rebuild his career with a single client. - "Eyes Wide Shut," 1999: Stanley...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/09/mov_424779.shtml
Movies
Macy Gray seeks to re-establish herself

...quickly became a hot Hollywood ticket - she even landed a bit part in "Training Day," which won Denzel Washington his second Oscar. "The first album, I don't think she was expecting - I don't think any of us to take off the way it did," says...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/14/mus_381127.shtml
Music
When bad movies happen to award-winning stars

...haven't seen much of Jessica Lange since she won her second Oscar, as 1994's Best Actress for "Blue Sky." After...to name just a few. But Gene Hackman (who won his second Oscar as 1992 Supporting Actor in "Unforgiven") remains...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/11/ent_332740.shtml
Things to Do
Best Actress race features a number of strong entrants

...Jean-Baptiste) who claims to be her daughter, long ago abandoned. DIANE KEATON, Marvin's Room: If Diane Keaton wins her second Oscar (her first was for Annie Hall in 1977), she may well include singer Whitney Houston in her litany of thanks. In...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/03/24/ent_205769.shtml
Things to Do
Best Actress race features a number of strong entrants

...Jean-Baptiste) who claims to be her daughter, long ago abandoned. DIANE KEATON, Marvin's Room: If Diane Keaton wins her second Oscar (her first was for Annie Hall in 1977), she may well include singer Whitney Houston in her litany of thanks. In...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/03/23/ent_205723.shtml
Things to Do
Oscar wannabes walk tight line of modesty

...another nomination for the blue-collar drama "North Country." "Can you imagine, 'Yes, I can't wait for my second Oscar,'" Theron joked, slipping into a haughty voice. Actors and filmmakers do feel comfortable talking about the Oscars...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/02/mov_28326.shtml
Movies
Oscar predictions from the AP

...Don't Cry." The only thing that could spoil her prospects is that some academy voters may hesitate over handing a second Oscar to an actress who doesn't have much of a body of work beyond "Boys" and "Baby" (a nice supporting turn in "Insomnia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/22/osc_444311.shtml
Oscars