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OSCARS WILL GET OUT OF THE WAY OF WINTER OLYMPICS

March 25, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

In an apparent move to avoid competition with next year’s Winter Olympics, the 2014 Academy Awards ceremony will be moving to March 2, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today (Monday). (The 2014 Winter Olympics are scheduled to be held in Sochi, Russia on Feb. 7-23. The Oscars had previously been scheduled […]

OSCARS WILL STAY PUT — AT LEAST THROUGH 2012

October 14, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Ending much speculation that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences was planning to move the Oscar presentations to January beginning in 2012, the Academy on Wednesday released a statement saying the 84th edition of the annual ceremony “will not be significantly earlier than the now-traditional last Sunday in February.” Nevertheless, it added, “A […]