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...

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...

'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...

`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...

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Movie cocktails that leave us shaken and stirred

...The Big Lebowski dude without his White Russian? Unthinkable.You won't see any "Best Supporting Drink" in the Academy Awards ceremonies, but cocktails play a role in movies, serving as props, symbols and reflections of what's going on...

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...

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Child star Shirley Temple dies at 85

...imagination of the entire country in a way that no one had before," actor Martin Landau said when the two were honored at the Academy Awards in 1998. Temple's fans agreed. Her fans seemed interested in every last golden curl on her head: It was once...

Surgery, wigs, tape: Stars' red carpet secrets

...THE CLOTHESStylists scour the fashion shows in New York, London, Paris and Milan to find the freshest looks for the Academy Awards, says stylist Brad Goreski.Once found, what goes underneath and alongside are priorities. Custom and couture...

60 years an actor, June Squibb takes a bow

...We're thrilled and proud of the film. But, really, both of us want to go on to another job."She plans to attend the Academy Awards with her son, Harry Kakatsakis, a filmmaker. Squibb shared the morning of Oscar nominations with him."I said...

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...

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