With the Academy Awards winners announced, everyone's looking at what 2014 has in store for next year's Oscar contenders. Yesterday I published a list of major films that could potentially get Oscar nominations. On In this article I take a look at other films more high profile films coming out that could end up in the awards race.
When Oscars host, Ellen DeGeneres ordered pizza during the awards show, she did not have money to tip the delivery guy, so she collected some from celebrities, using Pharrell William's infamous mountain fedora. As it turned out, the few pizzas he helped dole out to the stars were just a fraction of the orders.
The death of Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman brought to light the dangers of heroin and other drug abuse. His death inspired a Los Angeles street artist to deliver his message about drug abuse to the Academy Awards. Coincidentally, Hoffman's autopsy report was revealed hours after the statue was put up. According to Variety, the report revealed that drug intoxication was the cause of the actor's death. Among those found in his system were heroin, cocaine, benzodiazepines, and amphetamine.
With the Academy Awards having announced their winners for 2013 films, audiences and pundits will begin looking at what 2014 has in store and which films will become the next Oscar contenders. The following is a list of upcoming films that could end up being nominated next year.
After having won the Best Picture award, Fox Searchlight is planning to expand "12 Years a Slave" into more theaters. The move comes as no surprise as every studio has rereleased Oscar winners in theaters. However that does not always mean more money.
Pharrell Williams has so much star power, he can make a hat famous. The Vivienne Westwood fedora, which the rapper/ producer wore at the Grammy Awards in January and became a trending topic on Twitter, has sold for an impressive purse.
The 86th Academy Awards were not particularly loved by critics.
The Academy Awards race was said to be one of the closet years with "12 Years a Slave" and "Gravity" as the front-runners. However even though "Gravity" swept all the technical categories and even won Best Director, it lost the top prize to Steve McQueen's slave film.
After winning the Oscar, actors and directors go on to great stardom and get a number of offers from producers and studios. The following is a preview of what the actor, screenplay and director recipients will do next.
The Academy Awards always featured numerous high and low moments. Here are the best and worst moments of the 2014 Awards show.
The Academy Awards handed out their annual awards with "12 Years a Slave" winning Best Picture.
The Academy Awards race has become one of the most predictable awards shows in recent years with precursors easily predicting the majority of the categories. However there are always a few surprises at the awards ceremony. This year the race is one of the closest in years and one that will undoubtedly have surprises. The following are the categories that can go in any direction.
The Indie Spirit Awards handed out their 2013 awards on Sat. March 1, a day before the Oscars.
When the Academy Awards announced the winner for Best Picture this year, audiences will either be really surprised or completely annoyed at how predictable the Academy Awards have become. This year pundits have been saying how unpredictable the race has been given how the precursor awards particularly the guilds have not come to a consensus. As a result the race will be dueled out between three films. Previous Best Picture winners have included "Argo," "The Artist," "The King's Speech," "The Hurt Locker," "Slumdog Millionaire," and No Country for Old Men."
The most awaited show during the awards season will live stream this year in an unprecedented move by ABC, airing both online and via its mobile Watch ABC app.
This year's Academy Awards will be hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, and the feed will be available for subscribers with pay-TV access, as well as Watch ABC Apps on their mobile devices.