All posts tagged "Oscars"
Firm says several mistakes caused Oscars best picture gaffe
LOS ANGELES — The accounting firm responsible for the integrity of the Academy Awards said Monday that its staffers did not move quickly enough to correct the biggest error in Oscars history — the mistaken announcement of...
- Posted February 28, 2017
Oscars mistake puts consulting firm’s reputation in jeopardy
LONDON — For 82 years, accounting and consulting firm PwC has enjoyed a reputational boon from handling the balloting process at the Academy Awards. Now its hard-won image as a dependable partner is under threat. The company...
- Posted February 27, 2017
‘Spotlight’ Tops an Oscars Where Diversity Had the Limelight
Inarritu Wins Best Director Again
- Posted February 29, 2016
How to Catch Up on Oscar Nominated Flicks Online – Sort Of
NEW YORK – The good news for those trying to catch up on Oscar-nominated flicks: A little more than half are available for streaming online. The bad news: Nearly half aren’t. The somewhat-less-bad, but still-not-good news: Apart...
- Posted February 17, 2016
Heart-Pounding Action? Hollywood Can now Measure That
LOS ANGELES – Ever been told a movie is a heart-pounding thriller that’ll have you on the edge of your seat? Thanks to wearable technology, Hollywood has the tools to prove it. 20th Century Fox says that...
- Posted January 15, 2016
‘Revenant’ Leads Oscar noms with 12, only White Actors Again
The brutal 1820s frontier saga “The Revenant” landed a leading 12 nominations for the 88th annual Academy Awards, while the acting categories were again filled entirely by white performers. The strong showing Thursday for “The Revenant,” including...
- Posted January 14, 2016
‘Martian,’ ‘Revenant’ get Awards Boost with top Globes Wins
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – The 73rd annual Golden Globes had a few curveballs up its sleeves, and the biggest ones weren’t even from acerbic host Ricky Gervais, who kept the show alive with his biting quips and...
- Posted January 11, 2016