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.
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 ...
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."
Hollywood (United States) (AFP) - Hollywood is holding its breath ahead of the Oscars on Sunday, with dark comedy "Birdman" and coming-of-age drama "Boyhood" neck-and-neck in the awards season home stretch.
Hollywood (United States) (AFP) - Hollywood's A-list actresses oozed old-school elegance in white and glittering silver on the Oscars red carpet, even as rain tumbled down on Tinseltown's top fashion parade.
On Monday morning, after the historic Oscars' fiasco, we highlighted a recent Financial News interview with Brian Cullinan, the Matt Damon-lookalike Pricewaterhouse Coopers accountant who was quickly singled out as responsible for the award screw up, in which he said that “as long as our relationship is good and strong and we do a good job, which we always do, the Academy has been pleased, I think, with how we’ve been involved.