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DID CANADIAN HOCKEY TEAM ILLEGALLY DOWNLOAD MOVIE?

September 29, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The producers of The Hurt Locker have often blamed online piracy for the movie’s dismal showing in 2009. With a total domestic gross of just $17 million, the film, which dominated the Academy Awards presentations in 2010 with six wins including Best Picture, likely holds the record for the fewest tickets sold for an Oscar […]

NEW RULES FOR BEST PICTURE OSCAR

June 16, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences — the group that hands out the Oscars each year — has again revamped the rules to qualify for a best picture nomination. Two years after expanding the number of nominations to ten, the academy said on Wednesday that it will introduce a new system under which […]

OSCAR BALLOTS GO OUT

December 27, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Nomination ballots are due to be mailed out today (Monday) for this year’s Academy Awards competition. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said that 248 films are eligible in the Best Picture category. They include any film that began at least a seven-day run in a Los Angeles County theater before midnight, Dec. […]

THE SOCIAL NETWORK NAMED BEST FILM BY NAT’L BOARD OF REVIEW

December 3, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The Social Network, regarded as a strong contender in the Oscar race, received a suitable lift-off Thursday when it was voted best picture of the year by the National Board of Review, the group that historically launches the motion picture awards season. The group also gave top honors to the film’s star, Jesse Eisenberg, its […]