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Oscars race can take twisted trail

Timing isn't everything when it comes to the Academy Awards - but it helps.

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Next year's Academy Awards show set for end of February

...that is. Next year, the statuettes will be handed out Sunday, Feb. 27. It'll be the second year in a row the Oscar ceremony has been held in February. Last year, academy leadership decided to move up the event - usually held in late March...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/02/mov_410824.shtml
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'Alias' star Jennifer Garner to present sci-tech Oscars

...Technical Awards Feb. 14 at The Ritz-Carlton Huntington Hotel in Pasadena. The Valentine's Day event precedes the Oscar ceremony Feb. 29 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. Garner, 31, will appear on the ABC Oscar telecast to introduce a run-down...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/31/tel_402982.shtml
Television
Golden Globes promises night of elegant irreverence

...Translation" and "Love Actually." Sunday's live telecast comes just two days before Oscar nominations are announced. The Oscar ceremony is set for Feb. 29, about three weeks earlier than usual. After months on the busy Hollywood-awards campaign...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/25/tel_402322.shtml
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Angelina Jolie is looking "beyond" acting

...while accepting her Oscar, the siblings looking an awful lot like lovers. But the actress says she would handle the Oscar ceremony the same way again now, with or without her Morticia Addams-style dress: "We actors are the odd ones; we are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/27/ent_398571.shtml
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Billy Crystal will host Academy Awards for eighth time

...don't go to the movies," he deadpanned. "Have you seen what they've become?" Crystal, who often launches the Oscar ceremony with a song-and-dance number poking fun at the top nominees, has won Emmys for his Oscar hosting performances...

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Staging a Hollywood fashion show takes many players

...be the ones to help dress the Nicole Kidmans and Halle Berrys of the world. The frenzy in the days leading up to the Oscar ceremony in Hollywood March 24 is part of a calculated marketing effort that most fashion and luxury companies buy into and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/20/liv_339770.shtml
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'Lord of the Rings' leads Academy Award nominations

...nominees. The full academy also is eligible to vote in all categories for the awards themselves. ABC will broadcast the Oscar ceremony on March 24 live from the show's new Hollywood home at the Kodak Theatre, just a block away from the Roosevelt...

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With Oscar in hand, Cameron goes after film critic

...pointing out that piece's flaws (and some of my acquaintances in fact have)," he wrote. A few days before the Oscar ceremony, Turan called "Titanic" a "witless counterfeit of Hollywood's Golden Age." When it won 11 Oscars, including...

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Screaming for Oscar

...America gala. The event, sanctioned by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, is supposed to emulate the Oscar ceremony and capture the glitz and decadence of Hollywood. "It's going to be like a real Hollywood premiere," said Brenda...

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