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Delayed Again, The Academy Movie Museum Tip-Toes Into 2019

Things were quiet around 3:05 PM on Tuesday at the Miracle Mile construction site of the film academy’s new movie museum. Along Wilshire Blvd., a passer-by was enjoying what seemed to be a puff of medical marijuana. 263 more words


As The Oscars Near, The Academy Looks Warily At Awards Night Politics

Should the Oscars carry a trigger warning for Donald Trump voters?

The SAG Awards ceremony on Sunday confirmed what the Golden Globes had already suggested: Nearly three months after the Presidential election, Hollywood is still in campaign mode. 894 more words


Film Academy Fired Employee With Stage 4 Cancer, Lawsuit Alleges

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences is facing a lawsuit from a former employee who says the Academy refused his requests to work from home while recuperating from cancer treatment. 322 more words


Even In The Trump Era, The Film Academy Is Absolutely, Positively Barred From Politics

Meryl Streep’s political sermon at the Golden Globes on Sunday called to mind a little-discussed fact about the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, which will present its Oscars next month in a country still crackling with partisan tension. 408 more words


Michael Sterling, Academy Executive and Technicolor Veteran, Dies at 61

Michael Sterling, associate director of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ science and technology council since 2011, died on Dec. 18. He was 61. 264 more words


Devil Is In The Details, Or Deviled Eggs, When Planning Oscar Campaign Events

Apparently, the devil is in the details, or maybe in the deviled eggs, when it comes to enforcement of the new Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences rule against excessive entertainment of members by Oscar campaigners. 235 more words

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Inside the Academy Archives: A Priceless Trove of Foreign-Language Nominees

Only French films compete for that country’s top César award. The Genies recognize Canadian movies, the Goyas spotlight Spanish cinema, and the Lolas celebrate German film. 1,084 more words