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Oscar Nominations: Netflix Scores One with ‘Virunga’

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences have just announced the Oscar nominations, and Netflix has grabbed itself one. Virunga, a film about endangered gorillas at Virunga National Park in the eastern Congo, has been nominated for Best Documentary Feature. It’ll be up against CitizenFour, Finding Vivian Maier, Last Days in Vietnam, and The Salt of the Earth. Congrats …

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Julianne Moore: ‘Still Alice’ and ‘Maps to the Stars’ Golden Globe Nomations

Julianne Moore received not one, but two nominations when the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced their list of Golden Globe contenders this past week. She was nominated for Best Actress in a Drama for her role as a professor living with early-onset Alzheimer’s in Still Alice. For her role in Maps to the Stars–a ‘Hollywood satire about a dysfunctional showbiz …

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Netflix Original Documentary ‘Virunga’ Getting Oscar Buzz

Last year, Netflix Original documentary The Square was getting a lot of Oscar buzz, and it ultimately got a nomination, though it didn’t win the award. It did acquire The Lady in Number 6, which won the documentary short category. Now, another Netflix Original doc, Virunga, is getting Oscar buzz. The film is about endangered gorillas at Virunga National Park …

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Maureen O’Hara, Harry Belafonte Receive Honorary Oscars in Front of Star-Studded Audience.

Maureen O’Hara and Harry Belafonte were awarded honorary Academy Awards Saturday night in front of a star-studded audience at the Governor’s Awards Ceremony. Joining the legendary Irish actress and the social activist in receiving an honorary Academy Award were filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki and screenwriter Jean-Claude Carriere. The event was held at a private dinner ceremony at Hollywood & Highland’s Ray …

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Neil Patrick Harris Stoked to Host the 2015 Oscars

Neil Patrick Harris is still buzzing about being asked to host the Oscars in 2015. The multi-talented star has hosted the Emmys four times and the Tonys twice. He is fresh off a Tony win himself for his role in Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway. “It is truly an honor and a thrill to be asked to host …

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Anne Hathaway Says She “Was In Crisis” Over “Hathahate”

Following her Oscar win in 2013, Anne Hathaway reportedly experienced a wave of negative reaction called “Hathahate” that caused her to retreat temporarily from the limelight. In her recent interview with Harper’s Bazaar, Hathaway talks about that period of her life and how she is ready to woo back her fans and detractors. “People treated me a certain way. But …

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Jennifer Aniston’s ‘Cake’ Role Creates Oscar Buzz

Jennifer Aniston’s love life may be dominating the headlines, but her acting takes the forefront in her latests film Cake. Cake recently premiered to a standing ovation at the Toronto International Film Festival. In the film Aniston plays Claire Simmons, a woman who suffers from chronic pain and pill addiction. Claire’s bitterness makes her basically give up on life. Her …

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Jennifer Lawrence Lands Role in Biopic ‘Joy’

In a move which proves that Hollywood is absolutely obsessed with Jennifer Lawrence and that they believe anyone will watch anything as long as she is starring in it, director David Russell has signed The Hunger Games actress to star in his new biopic, Joy. Joy portrays the story of Joy Mangano, a Long Island housewife turned inventor and Home …

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Kim Novak Speaks Out On Oscar Bullying

Kim Novak has finally decided to speak out on the extensive bullying and criticism she received during her appearance as a presenter at the Oscars. “It’s time to address the elephant in the room…the Oscars. I was very excited when I was asked to be a presenter on the show. I was excited, yet nervous,” Kim said, in a letter …

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Harold Ramis Remembered In Making Of GB3

Legendary film director and actor Harold Ramis helped bring the world the 1980’s classic Ghostbusters as well as the well-known Groundhog Day. Though the talented performer was recognized for his contributions during the 2014 Oscars, Ramis continues to inspire. The President of the United States even took the time to remember the works created by the talented one-of-a-kind Hollywood icon. …

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Idina Menzel Says She’s ‘Buddies’ With John Travolta

“Adele Dazeen” — better known as Idina Menzel — has long forgiven John Travolta for flubbing her name on live TV at this year’s Academy Awards a few weeks ago. In fact, she says she has only benefitted from the mistatake. Menzel told The Hollywood Reporter that she received flowers and a note following the incident that spawned a website …

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Idina Menzel Benefits from John Travolta’s Flub, They’re ‘Buddies Now’

Idina Menzel was introduced at the Oscars by John Travolta as Adele Dazeem, but since then the two have made amends. Travolta’s flub was the talk of the Oscars for days after the awards show, with many wondering how on earth the actor could mess up her name that badly. The Frozen singer/actress let it go quickly, however, and says …

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