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Jimmy Fallon won’t host the Oscars

Late last week, rumours that NBC’s adorable Late Night host Jimmy Fallon was being courted to host the 2013 Oscar ceremony flitted around the web. Deadline now reports that outgoing Academy president Tom Sherak was unable to close a deal with Fallon, and also failed to recruit Lorne Michaels (Saturday Night Live) as the show’s producer. […]

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Watch the Academy Award nominations announcement live!

It’s almost here! The nominations for the 84th Academy Awards are set to be revealed tonight/tomorrow morning at 12:30am EST. Last year’s Best Actress nominee Jennifer Lawrence and Academy President Tom Sherak will unveil the contenders in Los Angeles, and the footage will be streamed live to YouTube. Will The Artist reign supreme? Can much-loved […]

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Brett Ratner resigns as Oscar producer following controversial remarks

Brett Ratner will produce the Oscar telecast no more. The Rush Hour director submitted his resignation to Academy President Tom Sherak following a series of controversial remarks regarding his sexual proclivities and a declaration that “rehearsal’s for fags”. While promoting his new film Tower Heist, Ratner went on a tour of self-destruction, boasting of bedding […]

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