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By Steve Pond
Though he's hosted raucuous shows like the Comedy Central roast of Charlie Sheen, new Oscar host Seth MacFarlane insists he won't be dismissive of the ceremony
Veteran writer David Karger, the red-carpet greeter at the Academy Awards, will seve as chief correspondent for online movie ticket broker Fandango
As defending champ Iran says it won't participate in the Oscars because of "Innocence of Muslims," Austria's "Amour" and France's "The Intouchables" look like sure-fire nominees
A complete guide to the 50-plus submissions in the Oscar foreign-language race
A change in the Oscar documentary process could help unconventional films like "Samsara" and "Searching for Sugar Man" -- but maybe not "2016 Obama's America"
On the heels of the Academy moving its nominations to Jan. 10, the DGA abandons that date for a Jan. 8 announcement
The real effect of moving Oscar nominations to Jan. 10, says AMPAS COO Ric Robertson, is to allow voters and viewers more time to see the nominees
AMPAS moves nominations up by five days, and says online voting will be augmented by voting stations and paper ballots
After directing and co-producing the last two Oscars, Don Mischer will be back to direct the upcoming show for producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron
The Academy's Board of Governors will vote honorary Oscars to three or four recipients on Wednesday night -- and it's probably not Clint Eastwood's year
Affleck's "Argo" remained the festival's most popular triumph, but by Labor Day's end, newbie documentarian Sarah Polley had claimed the late-buzz trophy
Telluride tributee Cotillard brought the Cannes entry "Rust & Bone" to America, while Ken Burns and Errol Morris gave the fest some documentary star power
Murray and Gerwig enter the race for king and queen of the 39th Telluride Film Festival with "Hyde Park on Hudson" and Noah Baumbach's rapturously received "Frances Ha"
"Argo" isn't typical festival or Oscar fare, but it enraptured most Telluride viewers -- leaving more serious opening-night contenders, like Sally Potter's latest, to pick up sloppy seconds
The old system that had resulted in years of only two or three nominated songs is junked in favor of more straightforward approach that will yield five nominees
Producer Ron Yerxa and former AMPAS executive Bruce Davis are new co-chairs of a committee overseen for 12 sometimes controversial years by Mark Johnson
Of the films released so far this year, "Beasts of the Southern Wild" looks like the strongest Oscar contender; "The Dark Knight Rises" faces obstacles
After unexpectedly scoring two nominations last year, New York-based distributor GKids will give Oscar-qualifying runs to four features, including "From Up on Poppy Hill"
This year's Oscar producers have experience in musicals and on Broadway -- and history suggests that can be a glorious mix... or a dangerous one
Craig Zadan and Neil Meron say their first priority is to find a host -- and their Oscar show won't necessarily have lots of music
Film, television and theater producers are hired by AMPAS president Hawk Koch to supervise the 85th Oscar show
By holding the Golden Globes before Oscar nominations are announced, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association avoids a potential conflict with new Oscar campaign rules
Shortlist of seven scientific and technical achievements includes Weta's character simulation, Lucasfilm's previsualization system
Oscar-qualifying showcase DocuWeeks, which could have been lost to new Academy rules, launches with a screening of Rory Kennedy's HBO documentary "Ethel"
Before leaving office, Academy president Tom Sherak spoke to Lorne Michaels and Jimmy Fallon about the Oscars show; now it's up to new prez Hawk Koch
On his first morning as AMPAS president, Hawk Koch talks about the Oscar show, his plans for his single term and his rock 'n' roll background
Big-budget zombie movie gets so lost in its global scale that it doesn't give us a flesh-and-blood hero who makes it all matter, despite Brad Pitt's best efforts