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Sonic Gems - Gustavo Santaolalla - Ronroco

On August 19, 1951, Argentine Gustavo Santaolalla was born and became a world class musician, film composer and producer.  He has won Academy Awards for Best Original Score in consecutive years for  248 more words

Thought For The Day

Bette Davis and Olivia de Havilland: Two Women Who Defied Hollywood

Bette Davis and Olivia de Havilland are two of the most famous actresses of Hollywood’s Golden Age. Besides talent, they stand out from their contemporaries because they filed lawsuits against Warner Bros. 1,005 more words

Women In Hollywood History Series

When People Should Be Kicked Out of the Academy

Harvey Weinstein has been kicked out of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which is probably the right move. Now, there are calls to kick out some others, with references to Academy members Bill Cosby, Roman Polanski, Woody Allen and Mel Gibson. 408 more words

Politics

22nd Academy Awards (1949) - Part I

  • All the King’s Men, Robert Rossen
  • Battleground, William A. Wellman
  • The Heiress, William Wyler
  • A Letter to Three Wives, Joseph L. Mankiewicz*
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Oscars

Oscars boot Harvey Weinstein over sex allegations, but let other predators remain

(National SentinelHollyweird: The Academy of Motion Pictures has expelled famed director Harvey Weinstein over allegations of decades of sexual abuse, but are being assailed by critics for allowing  287 more words

Culture

Harvey Weinstein ousted by Movie Academy

Brian Lowry, CNN MONEY

Harvey Weinstein — who more than anyone defined and shaped the sharp-elbowed art of Oscar campaigning — has been expelled from the group that presents the Academy Awards. 558 more words

News

Harvey Weinstein Has Been Voted Out Of The Motion Picture Academy

Harvey Weinstein‘s peers in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have voted to expel the disgraced Hollywood titan effective immediately. His ousting from the organization is just the latest public rebuke of Weinstein… 231 more words

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