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`Hurt Locker' earns best-picture Academy Award

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LOS ANGELES -- Christoph Waltz has won the supporting-actor Academy Award for his role as a sociable fiend of a Nazi in "Inglourious Basterds." List of winners at the 82nd annual Oscars

Good as Gold: Oklahoman entertainment writers offer their Oscar picks

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The battle of the exes is the main event on an Oscar night that promises to be long and arduous thanks to the wisdom of Academy governors, who figured doubling the number of best picture nominees would boost the show’s sagging ratings. Oscar nominees

Oscar tribute is touching, but agonizing

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LOS ANGELES — The Kodak Theatre goes quiet as the big screen at center stage begins flashing images of actors and filmmakers who have died. A photo of Heath Ledger or Paul Newman might move the audience to spontaneous applause. Other images inspire deep sighs, as viewers reflect on the entertainers who have touched our lives.

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Oscar Coverage from NewsOK

  • Word Balloons: Some comics to read on Oscar night

    By Matthew Price, Features Editor | Published: Fri, Feb 20, 2015

    Word Balloons: The following graphic novel recommendations are based on your preferences for Best Picture.

  • Oscar-nominated documentary 'Last Days in Vietnam' has Oklahoma ties

    By Brandy McDonnell, BAM | Published: Fri, Feb 20, 2015

    Edmond native Taylor Johns worked as an associate producer on “Last Days in Vietnam,” which chronicles in fascinating detail the chaotic 1965 evacuation of thousands of Americans and South Vietnamese before the North Vietnamese rolled into Saigon.

  • Movie review: 'Song of the Sea'

    Updated: Thu, Feb 19, 2015

    Like a precious tapestry, the Oscar-nominated animated fable “Song of the Sea,” from “The Secret of Kells” filmmaker Tomm Moore, unfurls full of deep magic and exceptional artistry.

  • Oklahoma's production community predicts the Oscars

    BY NATHAN POPPE | Published: Fri, Feb 20, 2015

    The Oklahoman’s entertainment writers get help from Oklahoma’s production community in predicting the Oscar winners.

  • Oklahoma Alzheimer's patient serves as consultant on Oscar-nominated film 'Still Alice'

    By Brandy McDonnell, Features Writer | Updated: Mon, Feb 16, 2015

    With the Academy Awards set for Sunday, the drama “Still Alice,” nominated for best actress for Julianne Moore, and the documentary “Glen Campbell,” nominated for best original song for “I’m Not Gonna Miss You,” are shining Hollywood’s lights on Alzheimer’s disease, the sixth-leading cause of...

  • Oklahoman artist creates Oscar timelapse paintings

    BY TIFFANY GIBSON, tgibson@opubco.com | Updated: Fri, Feb 13, 2015

    As the Oscars draw closer, we're looking back at all of the #OscarTuneUp speed paintings Todd Pendleton created over the last month, featuring several notable nominees.   Birdman "Birdman" is up for Best Picture of the Year. Michael Keaton is also nominated for Best Actor in a Leading...

  • Oscar-nominated documentary short films take on big issues in small run times

    By Brandy McDonnell, Features Writer | Published: Fri, Feb 6, 2015

    The Oklahoma City Museum of Art is showing the documentary shorts Saturday, Feb. 15 and 19 as part of its annual Oscar Tune-Up.


BAM's Oscar Blog

The Oklahoman's BAM will be live blogging this year's Academy Awards 7:00 pm Sunday evening.

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For video demonstrations of these recipes, downloadable Oscar ballots, bingo cards and video demonstrations of recipes, go to www.oscar.com.

Tune In

When: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22 on ABC.

Host: Hugh Jackman .

Where: Live from Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles, a sprawling complex with a press area in the hotel for 1,500 journalists. Seating capacity: 3,400 with three balcony levels. Attendance is invitation only.

Oscar Talk

TV Guide Network (channel 4 on Cox Cable, 117 on Dish Network, 237 on DirecTV)

“Academy Award Nominations Special” (Jan. 22, from 7 to 8 p.m.)

“Academy Awards Preview with Joey Fatone” (Feb. 15, from 7 to 8 p.m.)

“Countdown to the Academy Awards” (Feb. 22, from 2 to 5 p.m.)

“Live at the Academy Awards with Lisa and Joey” (Feb. 22, from 5 to 7 p.m.)

“Academy Awards Fashion Wrap with Lisa Rinna” (Feb. 23, from 7 to 8 p.m.)

"Live From the Red Carpet" (7 p.m. Feb. 22 on E!)

"Academy Awards Red Carpet" (6:30 p.m. Feb. 22 on ABC)

The 81st Annual Academy Awards (7-10:30 p.m.Feb. 22 on ABC)