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Comedian Robin Williams dead in apparent suicide

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. - Robin Williams, the Academy Award winner and comic supernova whose explosions of pop culture riffs and impressions dazzled audiences for decades and made him a gleamy-eyed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-11/comedian-robin-williams-dead
Actor is excited to return to Augusta for 'Get On Up'

...prosper, with one of his best known film roles in the Academy Award-winning film Dreamgirls as C.C. White. His...nomination and he also performed the song live at the Academy Awards.His work in Dreamgirls served him well in preparation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-07-22/actor-excited-return-
1934: A look at how The Masters began

...German Chancellor Adolf Hitler was working on a plan to increase Germany's population. Clark Gable attended the Academy Awards dinner, but Katherine Hepburn and Charles Laughton declined to attend.On the sports pages, Babe Ruth and Lou...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/1934-look-how-masters-began
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-02-13/movie-cocktails-leave-us-shaken-and
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-02-11/child-star-shirley-temple-di
TCM documentary shows conditional love for Oscar

...appears to be little more than a promotional film for the Academy Awards.It is, after all, an inside job: co-directed...acknowledges what could be the most consistent criticism of the Academy Awards: How they've turned artistic achievement into...

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
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2014-02-27/surgery-wigs-tape-stars-red-
60 years an actor, June Squibb takes a bow

...secretary in Scent of a Woman.If Squibb were to win the Academy Award, she'd be the oldest ever to win for acting...want to go on to another job."She plans to attend the Academy Awards with her son, Harry Kakatsakis, a filmmaker. Squibb...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-02-17/60-years-actor-june-squibb-takes-bo
'STOMP,' ?'Rock of Ages' in Broadway series lineup

...falling in love with a big city rocker.? Disney's Beauty And The Beast (7:30 p.m. March 11): Based on the Academy Award-winning animated film, this musical is filled with unforgettable characters, lavish costumes, and dazzling production...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-11-06/stomp-rock-ages-broad