Hollywood (United States) (AFP) - 00:16 GMT - "The pressure's off" - Lupita Nyong'o, last year's best supporting actress winner, arrives in a dress that appears to be made entirely of pearls designed by Francisco Costa for Calvin Klein. "The pressure's off," she beams to Seacrest when asked to compare this year's Oscars to last. "I can just dress up and enjoy the show."
The Oscars are staying at Hollywood and Highland, after all. The Kodak Theater is being renamed the Dolby Theater. Now we?ll be able to hear the acceptance speeches so much more clearly! Here?s the release: HOLLYWOOD (May 1, 2012) ??? The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and CIM Group announced today that the ...
Even actors who walked away from the Oscars without the gold statuette collected a decent consolation prize: a goodie bag worth about $211,000 CAD.
Each Academy Award nominee in the major categories received gifts including a train ride through the Canadian Rockies, a $25,000 appointment with a Hollywood “dream interpreter” and a “customised candy and dessert buffet.”
PORTLAND, Ore. — Ray Dolby, an American inventor and audio pioneer who founded Dolby Laboratories, has died at the age of 80.
The company said Thursday that Dolby died in his home at San Francisco. He had been living with Alzheimer’s disease for several years and was diagnosed with acute leukemia this summer.
Los Angeles (AFP) - The body which runs the Golden Globes is like David to the Oscars' Academy's Goliath -- but it punches above its weight due to its marketing muscle and ability to put on a great show.
Los Angeles (AFP) - Hollywood's annual awards season may be months away yet, but for many the race for Oscars gold has already started, with strong contenders emerging from key film festivals this month.
The next Academy Awards will be held at the newly christened Dolby Theatre, after the audio company beat out 10 other bidders for the naming rights to the Hollywood venue that has hosted the Oscars since 2002.