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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/television/2014-02-10/tcm-documentary-sho
'Hustle' and 'Gravity' lead Oscars

The Academy Awards appear to be the three-horse race many expected it would be, with...Globes have increased the last two years and drawn good reviews. The Academy Awards have meanwhile struggled to freshen up its more prestigious brand...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-01-16/hustle-and-gravity-lead-osca
`Titanic's' next stop: The Academy Awards

...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...best actress awards. Unlike the Academy Awards, the Golden Globes honor television...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/19/liv_220840.shtml
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Oscars telecast changes

...HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- When the Academy Awards began airing on television in...from 1992 through '96, before the Academy Awards slumped to a 12-year low in...going to get the tune-in for the Academy Awards (no matter what)," said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/21/ent_256823.shtml
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Actor is excited to return to Augusta for 'Get On Up'

...Dreamgirls as C.C. White. His solo Patience earned him an Oscar nomination and he also performed the song live at the Academy Awards.His work in Dreamgirls served him well in preparation to play Scott, bassist for The Famous Flames, in Get On...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-07-22/actor-excited-return-
TV Ratings up slightly over last year for Oscar telecast

NEW YORK -- The Academy Awards telecast, with Denzel Washington and Halle Berry winning top...year's 26.2 national rating was the lowest ever recorded for the Academy Awards. "Anytime you go up in today's environment, it's a real...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/26/liv_340960.shtml
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Oscars give ABC winning Nielsen rating

NEW YORK -- ABC rode the Academy Awards telecast to a weekly Nielsen ratings victory. The network won the week with a 10.0 rating and 17 share. NBC was second with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/26/ent_257281.shtml
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Ticket sales are slow for best-picture nominees

LOS ANGELES - By the numbers, the Academy Awards are roughly 50 percent less relevant than they have...Julia" for key nominations. "I have never equated the Academy Awards with how much money a movie takes in," said Nikki...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/17/osc_443399.shtml
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Oscar has snubbed some classic films

Let's open with a painful truth - the Academy Awards are a crock. I love Oscar time, and spend countless hours handicapping nominees and second-guessing Academy voters. But...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/22/app_340159.shtml
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And the Oscar for vulgarity goes to ...

...probably formed the same thought:What's happened to the Academy Awards?It used to be an oasis from reality -- an extension...have dropped the F-bomb.Just quit trying to make the Academy Awards memorable and make the evening enjoyable.If it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2011-03-01/and-oscar-vulgarity-g
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